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Kabul police spokesperson Basir Mujahid, confirmed to Efe that "a suicide bomber with a auto laden with explosives tried to penetrate the complex (the ministry), but detonated the vehicle as he was being identified by police at the checkpoint".
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    UK Stuns West Virginia — UK Postgame Notes

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    The Cats and Mountaineers the primetime for the Big 12-SEC showdown. United Kingdom is 1-2 in the event on the road. The defense for Kentucky is allowing 69.6 per game. Quade Green , who missed three games at point guard with a back injury, talked about this being a must-win game for UK. Kentucky has engineered some impressive comebacks during its storied basketball history.
  • Seine Inches Higher, Keeping Paris On Alert

    Seine Inches Higher, Keeping Paris On Alert

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    The Vigicrues flooding agency scaled back its peak predictions for the river in the capital, saying it will top out at 5.9 to 6 metres tomorrow evening at the earliest, compared with 6.2 metres previously. That's bad news for tourists hoping to cruise past Paris sites on the famed "bateaux mouches" riverboats, or visit the bottom floor of the Louvre Museum, closed since last week as a precaution.
  • Kings use video-game graphics to perfectly illustrate loss to Spurs

    Kings use video-game graphics to perfectly illustrate loss to Spurs

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    When Joerger fell to his knee, he was shouting instructions to players on the court. Turner said Joerger had been "feeling great" before the game. "And he let us know what happened". The Kings hung with the Spurs as long as they could Sunday. Following Friday night's loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, the Spurs (32-19) host the Sacramento Kings (15-33) at the AT&T Center.
  • Angelina Jolie says respect for human rights key to Syria peace

    Angelina Jolie says respect for human rights key to Syria peace

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    The US actress was surrounded by children as she spoke in a patch of muddy space between hundreds of rows of caravans in the desert camp of Zaatari, less than an hour's drive from the Syrian border. However, the Syrian regime has opted for a military solution to stop the protests, pushing Syria into a spiral of violence and bloody battles between the regime and the opposition forces.
  • Winter Olympics Odds: Russia favored to win Men's Hockey 1/26/18

    Winter Olympics Odds: Russia favored to win Men's Hockey 1/26/18

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    Russian sports minister Pavel Kolobkov on Thursday said that taking part in the Games will be the athletes ' personal decision. "I'm really excited to be at the X Games". "Initially I tried to deal with it all on my own", the 27-year-old, now a 10-times European champion with 29 major medals in her collection but none at an Olympics, told reporters last year.
  • I would be tougher than May in Brexit talks

    I would be tougher than May in Brexit talks

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    May is struggling to juggle competing demands from within her party on the best route out of the bloc which Britain is scheduled to leave in March 2019. Trump also said during the interview that he didn't know if he has been invited to attend the wedding this spring of Prince Harry and U.S. actress Meghan Markle.
  • Detroit Officer Dies days After Being Shot in The Head, Suspect Arrested

    Detroit Officer Dies days After Being Shot in The Head, Suspect Arrested

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    Detroit Police Chief James Craig called Doss Jr.an "American hero". He did what we expect each and every officer to do: To go out and serve this community with distinction and honor. local time about a man assaulting his wife and another call said a man might have fired gunshots. "He avoided further loss of life", Doss Sr. said. Officers encountered the man outside the home when he opened fire.
  • Excited to be back with Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson

    Excited to be back with Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson

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    South African Tabraiz Shamsi, India's former Test specialists Pragyan Ojha and Australian off-spinner Travis Head were also among the unsold. Time for bowlers to come under the hammer and the first bowler to be sold is Mustafizur Rahman, who is bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 2.2 Cr.
  • Attorney General Bill Schuette opening investigation into Michigan State athletics

    Attorney General Bill Schuette opening investigation into Michigan State athletics

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    Gov. Rick Snyder said Friday he is mulling an inquiry into the university, depending on whether it would interfere with other investigations such as the attorney general's. Some are likening Michigan State to Penn State University, where three senior officials, including the school's president, were sentenced to jail a year ago for failing to tell authorities about a sexual abuse allegation involving coach Jerry Sandusky.
  • Grammys 2018: Hillary Clinton surprises crowd to read

    Grammys 2018: Hillary Clinton surprises crowd to read "Fire and Fury"

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    Cue a hilarious audition reel starring John Legend , DJ Khaled , and Cher reading the juiciest excerpts from the book , like about why is hair is that weird orange color. Clinton was shown reading from of the bombshell Donald Trump book, first with her face hidden and then revealing who she is. Hils is reading a passage that describes how the president likes to eat McDonald's because he's scared that his food will get poisoned elsewhere.
  • Explosions, Gunfire Reported Near Military Academy In Kabul

    Explosions, Gunfire Reported Near Military Academy In Kabul

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    Dawlat Waziri, a spokesman for the Ministry of Defense. Eyewitness accounts also suggest that a gunbattle is still underway between security forces and the terrorists. Earlier this month, Taliban attacked a hotel in Kabul and killed 22 people, majority foreigners. Monday's raid came as both the insurgents and the Islamic State group have escalated their attacks on Kabul , turning it into one of the deadliest places in Afghanistan for civilians.
  • At Least 103 Killed, 235 Wounded In Taliban Car Bombing In Kabul

    At Least 103 Killed, 235 Wounded In Taliban Car Bombing In Kabul

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    Police identified the attacker at the second checkpoint but were unable to stop him before he detonated the explosives near the old Ministry of the Interior building, he said. Just over 90 miles to the east in Jalalabad, ISIS claimed responsibility for an attack on an office of Save the Children on Wednesday that killed at least three people.
  • Watch Kendrick Lamar Open the 2018 Grammys With U2 and Dave Chappelle

    Watch Kendrick Lamar Open the 2018 Grammys With U2 and Dave Chappelle

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    He said, "putting that paint on the canvas for the world to evolve, for the next listener, the next generation after". "I am honored to win an award, finally". He won another , with Rihanna, Best Rap/Sung Performance , early in the show. Dr. Luke has repeatedly denied Kesha's allegations. But perhaps the biggest delight came from comedian Dave Chappelle , who inserted some commentary between song changes.
  • Analysis of Trump's immigration plan, a racist mess

    Analysis of Trump's immigration plan, a racist mess

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    While the plan calls for doubling the number of Dreamers , it is far from generous as it only allows the immigrants to apply for citizenship after 10 to 12 years and only if they have jobs and have not committed any crimes. Trump has argued the programme is quite random and has allowed people into the country who have been allies to Islamic extremists. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham hailed the White House framework in a tweet: " President Obama tried and couldn't fix immigration".
  • Why Donald Trump's efforts to fire Robert Mueller matter

    Why Donald Trump's efforts to fire Robert Mueller matter

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    Trump, while visiting the World Economic Forum in Switzerland last week, called the account that he wanted to fire Mueller "fake news". According to the reports , Mr Trump argued that Mr Mueller could not be fair because of a dispute over golf club fees that he said Mr Mueller owed at a Trump golf club in Sterling, Virginia.
  • Shocking death! Man sucked into MRI machine at Mumbai hospital

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    Rajesh Maru , a salesman at a garment shop, had entered the room with an oxygen cylinder to help an elderly patient at the behest of a ward boy. "No security guard was either present to tell him that he should not carry oxygen cylinder with him to MRI room", Maru's brother-in-law, Harish Solanki told ANI.
  • Trump denies report he ordered Mueller fired

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    Rosenstein, the man who appointed Mueller and who Trump has suggested is a Democrat , so that the No. 3 person in the Justice Department could take oversight of Mueller's probe. Regardless, we do know that Trump did try to interfere with the investigation. "What counsel would have wished to advise the Justice Department that Mueller's fatal "conflict" arose out of his unwillingness to remain a member of a Trump golf facility that had raised its fees?" She said she would support passage of ...
  • Finland's president headed for re-election

    Finland's president headed for re-election

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    Niinisto's main rival Pekka Haavisto of the Green party won just 12% of the votes. He stressed that the countries, though friendly, do have differing views on Russia's annexation of Crimea, among other issues. Finland joined the European Union in 1995, but doesn't belong to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. He ran as an independent, with no association with the conservative National Coalition Party he once chaired.
  • No Fitness Watches for Military Personnel

    No Fitness Watches for Military Personnel

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    Interactive map by Strava shows where people are using Fitbit and other devices. . The map is not live-rather it shows a pattern of accumulated activity between 2015 and September of a year ago. The US military is examining the heatmap, a spokesman said. Military personnel around the world have been publicly sharing their exercise routes online - including those inside or near military bases.
  • Afghanistan raises toll from Kabul attack to 103

    Afghanistan raises toll from Kabul attack to 103

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    Mr Barmak said police were among those killed and wounded. The blast Saturday occurred after the ambulance passed through a security checkpoint, Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said. Saturday's attack, described as "an atrocity" by the head of the United Nations mission in Afghanistan , drew universal condemnation from neighbouring countries and allies who had expressed confidence that the new USA strategy was producing results.
  • Donald Trump apologises for retweeting anti-Muslim hate videos from Britain First

    Donald Trump apologises for retweeting anti-Muslim hate videos from Britain First

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    Morgan commented afterwards that the apology was "significant" and said: " Donald Trump made it clear to me that when he did these retweets he had no idea who this person was, he had no idea who Britain First was". "I know nothing about them and I know nothing about them today other than I read a little bit", he said. "I know nothing about them, so I wouldn't be doing that".