• US military wounded in Afghanistan attack

    US military wounded in Afghanistan attack

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    The attacker was shot and killed and one Afghan soldier was wounded. Al Jazeera's Rob McBride, reporting from Afghanistan's capital, Kabul , said North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldiers were training their Afghan counterparts at the base where the attack took place.
  • Trump Is Wrong about Cuba, Mexican Press Highlights

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    A pro President Donald Trump supporter chants slogans, Friday, June 1, 2017, in Miami. Saying that the aim was to fix what Trump has called a "bad deal" struck by Obama, U.S. Other dissidents agree repression has worsened but say rolling back the detente, which will hurt ordinary Cubans, is not the solution. Granma , the official organ of Cuba's Communist Party, described Trump's declarations in real-time blog coverage Friday as "a return to imperialist rhetoric and unilateral demands".
  • 'The View': Calling a Woman 'Hysterical' Is Sexist

    'The View': Calling a Woman 'Hysterical' Is Sexist

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    The voice of conservatism/sensibility on the panel, Jed Bila, pointed out the blatantly obvious fishing involved in suggesting that interrupting Harris is tantamount to sexism, particularly when she herself interrupts anyone whom she questions.
  • List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

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    Clair County Clerk Tom Holbrook. They released photos of guns similar to the handgun and rifle that were used in the attack, which officials have said were purchased legally. The FBI says Hodgkinson left his IL home months ago, and he was living out of a van in Alexandria, where he frequented the YMCA, and even engaged in conversations with the former mayor.
  • Trump to tighten Cuba travel rules

    Trump to tighten Cuba travel rules

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    A Morning Consult poll released by the group Engage Cuba earlier this week said that 65% of voters surveyed support Obama's Cuba policy, including 64% of Republicans. Trump will not go so far as to sever diplomatic ties with Havana or shutter the US embassy that reopened there in 2015. Cuba policy Friday tightening some travel restrictions that were loosened under President Barack Obama , reported the Miami Herald .
  • US Congressman shooting suspect identified

    US Congressman shooting suspect identified

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    The shooter , who was killed after his gun rampage in the USA state of Virginia, has been identified as James Hodgkinson , 66, of IL, who had posted a number of abusive anti-Trump rants on social media. Authorities later confirmed at a press conference that the suspect is in custody. Police identified the shooter as 66-year old James Hodgskinson, of IL.
  • USA 'not winning' in Afghanistan, Mattis tells Congress

    USA 'not winning' in Afghanistan, Mattis tells Congress

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    In his testimony, Mattis said US troop levels won't necessarily change immediately. In April, the president gave Mattis authority to set US troop levels in Iraq and Syria . The Pentagon had considered a request for roughly 3,000 more troops, mainly for training and advising. "We are not winning in Afghanistan right now".
  • Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea

    Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea

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    Rodman has said he is trying to "accomplish" something both he and President Trump need through this visit. Asked if he would talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un about several Americans detained there, he said "that's not my objective right now".
  • Pakistani PM hopes for swift solution to crisis over Qatar

    Pakistani PM hopes for swift solution to crisis over Qatar

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    He also criticised Saudi Arabia and the UAE, both members of ICAO's governing council, for shutting down the airline's offices. Speaking after meeting Qatari foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Mr Johnson said: "I have been in touch with my counterparts across the region about the current tensions with Qatar".
  • Turkey blasts Israel approving new W.Bank settlements

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    Israel has advanced plans for a further 1,500 homes in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank , Peace Now, an Israeli non-profit organization advocating for a two-state solution, said on Thursday, the second such announcement in a week.