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President Donald Trump told Americans his administration had accelerated talks for a political settlement in Afghanistan and would be able to reduce U.S. "Decisions taken during the meeting will not be practical and we believe it will not help the Afghan peace process", Ahmadi stressed. But the meeting has sidelined Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's government, which has criticized the gathering.
  • Cardiff City's Emiliano Sala On Board Missing Plane

    Cardiff City's Emiliano Sala On Board Missing Plane

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    ET) on Monday and had been flying at an altitude of 5,000 feet when it contacted Jersey air traffic control to request a descent. Lifeboats and helicopters were sent out but the search was suspended four hours later as weather conditions worsened.
  • Plane crash kills 2 people, causes damage in Yorba Linda, California

    Plane crash kills 2 people, causes damage in Yorba Linda, California

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    It is still unclear whether or not the pilot is one of the deceased. Footage from the scene shows that multiple homes were damaged, one of which was fully engulfed in flames. Authorities said two other people were transported to a local hospital with unspecified injuries. Two other people were injured in the incident. "It shook our house".
  • Murder warrants issued for escaped Texas MMA fighter

    Murder warrants issued for escaped Texas MMA fighter

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    The prisoner, identified as 44-year-old Cedric Joseph Marks , escaped from a "private prisoner transport" in Conroe around 7:30 Sunday morning. Marks was found hiding in a trash can and surrendered without incident, Conroe police said on their Facebook page.
  • Indian students held in sting op by U.S. agencies, claims Facebook post

    Indian students held in sting op by U.S. agencies, claims Facebook post

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    More than 100 Indian students, who the authorities said had knowingly enrolled in the fake school, were reported to have been detained. According to the indictment, the university was being used by foreign citizens as a "pay-to-stay" scheme which allowed them to stay in the United States by saying they were enrolled as full-time students in an institution that was certified by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program, which is run by the Department of Homeland Security .
  • Trump wall emergency a 'good chance'

    Trump wall emergency a 'good chance'

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    Trump once again called a congressional conference committee debating border security a " waste of time " and said his administration was proceeding with the construction of 115 miles of wall on the border with Mexico using money "on hand".
  • Iran in 'successful test' of new cruise missile on revolution anniversary

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    A U.N. Security Council resolution called on Iran to stop work on ballistic missiles capable of carrying a nuclear warhead for a period of up to 8 years. The Hoveizeh cruise missile was test-fired and managed to accurately hit targets at a distance of 1,200 kilometers, he said. The sanctions have crippled Iran's economy, although US allies were given time to reduce their dependence on Iranian oil.
  • Venezuela’s Guaido calls for more protests to force out Maduro

    Venezuela’s Guaido calls for more protests to force out Maduro

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    Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido says humanitarian assistance will begin flowing into the crisis-wracked country within the next few days, despite the objections of President Nicolas Maduro . "This is time for action". EFE has reported that Colombian photographer Leonardo Munoz disappeared on Wednesday morning in Caracas and that two more reporters, Spaniard Gonzalo Dominguez and Colombian Mauren Barriga, were later taken away from their office by members of Venezuelan ...
  • Nissan to cancel plans to make X-Trail SUV in UK

    Nissan to cancel plans to make X-Trail SUV in UK

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    The X-Trail model was to be made in the United Kingdom, as announced in 2016, after Nissan and the United Kingdom government reached a deal on future investment, which the company said would secure and sustain the factory's 7,000 jobs. Citing the need to invest in future powertrain technology relevant to the Euopean market, Nissan chairman Gianluca de Ficchy said: "Nissan is investing heavily in new technologies and powertrains for the next generation of vehicles in our Sunderland plant".
  • Senior Democrats press Virginia governor to resign over racist photo

    Senior Democrats press Virginia governor to resign over racist photo

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    McAuliffe and Northam had a "long talk" before the former governor's Friday statement went out, according to a source with knowledge of the call, and McAuliffe informed Northam that he was going to publicly ask for his ouster. "Many actions that we rightfully recognize as abhorrent today were commonplace" in the past, Northam said, explaining that he was unsurprised that kind of content made its way into the yearbook.
  • Judge Is Considering Gag Order Against Roger Stone

    Judge Is Considering Gag Order Against Roger Stone

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    She gave Stone and the government until February 8 to submit arguments about whether she should impose a gag order. The possible gag order would not prevent Stone from having press communications altogether, Jackson noted, informing him that he could still discuss "foreign relations, immigration or Tom Brady".
  • Interim budget FY20: Middle-income earners welcome IT relief

    Interim budget FY20: Middle-income earners welcome IT relief

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    Goyal further announced an increase in standard tax deduction for salaried employees from the current Rs 40,000 to Rs 50,000. The finance minister announced that within the next two years, the assessment of all tax returns will be done electronically without any personal interface.
  • European powers launch mechanism for trade with Iran

    European powers launch mechanism for trade with Iran

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    The European Union disagrees with the U.S. unilateral decision to pull out of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, which saw the Middle Eastern state agree to curb its nuclear programme in exchange for global sanctions being lifted. Leading EU companies, including German engineering giant Siemens, German chemicals firm Basf, and French oil and gas firm Total have pledged to quit Iran in response.
  • Canadian diplomats suffered presumably from 'sonic' attack in Cuba

    Canadian diplomats suffered presumably from 'sonic' attack in Cuba

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    Nearly 14 diplomatic staff have suffered from the unusual health symptoms in Havana. US diplomats in Cuba have also developed a similar illness and reduced their staff in the country. The Cuban government has denied any involvement in the incidents. "We are in very close collaboration across all of the different aspects of this file with the United States", the official said.
  • Mueller Alleges Evidence Shared Online Was To Discredit Probe

    Mueller Alleges Evidence Shared Online Was To Discredit Probe

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    The tweet read , "We've got access to the Special Counsel Mueller's probe database as we hacked Russian server with info from the Russian troll case Concord LLC v. The Department of Justice filed a court document Wednesday about the matter. Mueller is continuing to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election, possible collusion by the Trump campaign in that interference, and possible obstruction of justice by Trump himself.
  • Snow to hit London tonight as Southeastern warns of busier peak trains

    Snow to hit London tonight as Southeastern warns of busier peak trains

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    An amber weather warning is in place for this afternoon (Thursday) and into this evening. A map suggested parts of Devon, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Dorset and south Wales will be among the most affected. Alex Deakin of the Met Office told Express.co.uk: "There is some uncertainty over the progress and the intensity of this snow but it does have potential the potential to cause disruption to the transport network".