Wednesday 18th of September, 2019

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Taliban open to new talks with US after bloody attacks

Taliban open to new talks with US after bloody attacks

The Taliban's chief negotiator has said their "doors are open" to resuming talks with Washington, hours after two attacks by the insurgents killed at least 48 people in war-weary Afghanistan.Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai also defended the Taliban's r

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Saudi Arabia promises concrete proof Iran behind oil strikes

Saudi Arabia promises concrete proof Iran behind oil strikes

JEDDAH/DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia promised evidence on Wednesday linking its main regional adversary Iran to an unprecedented attack on its oil industry, which Washington also blames on Tehran in a perilous escalation of Middle East frictions.Ira

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WRAPUP 10-Saudi oil attacks came from southwest Iran, U.S. official says, raising tensions

WRAPUP 10-Saudi oil attacks came from southwest Iran, U.S. official says, raising tensions

WASHINGTON/DUBAI, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran, a U.S. official told Reuters, an assessment that further increases tension in the Mi

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Saudi oil attacks came from southwest Iran, U.S. official says, raising tensions

Saudi oil attacks came from southwest Iran, U.S. official says, raising tensions

WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) - The United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran, a U.S. official told Reuters, an assessment that further increases tension in the Middle East

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Trump says homeless people are living in 'our best highways' and building entrances and people have told him they want to 'leave the country' over it

Trump says homeless people are living in 'our best highways' and building entrances and people have told him they want to 'leave the country' over it

The Washington Post has previously reported that the Trump administration is looking for ways the federal government can reduce homelessness.

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Jihad, history link Taliban to al-Qaida in Afghanistan

Jihad, history link Taliban to al-Qaida in Afghanistan

The Taliban promised Washington during months of negotiations that the United States would never again be attacked from Afghan soil.Such a pledge would have included al-Qaida, which planned the 9/11 attacks from inside Afghanistan.U.S. Secretary of S

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Iran supreme leader rules out negotiations with US

Iran supreme leader rules out negotiations with US

Tehran (AFP) - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday ruled out negotiations with the US, as tensions mount between the arch-foes after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on Saudi oil installations.

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Iran leader rules out US talks as tensions rise over Saudi attacks

Iran leader rules out US talks as tensions rise over Saudi attacks

Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday ruled out negotiations with the US "at any level", as tensions mounted between the arch-foes after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on Saudi oil installations.Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the US adopted a policy of

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Investigation into alleged surveillance abuse and targeting of the Trump campaign is in its final stages

Investigation into alleged surveillance abuse and targeting of the Trump campaign is in its final stages

Inspector general Michael E. Horowitz outlined a multi-step review process with FBI Director Christopher Wray and Attorney General William Barr; chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reports from Washington.

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Trump Warns Adversaries U.S. Is ‘Locked and Loaded’ after Attacks on Saudi Oil Supply

Trump Warns Adversaries U.S. Is ‘Locked and Loaded’ after Attacks on Saudi Oil Supply

President Trump warned Sunday that the U.S. is "locked and loaded," ready to respond to the weekend attacks on Saudi Arabian oil fields that crippled the country's oil production, but said Washington is still working to positively ident

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Iran refutes US accusations over Saudi attacks

Iran refutes US accusations over Saudi attacks

Iran on Sunday dismissed US accusations it was behind drone attacks on Saudi oil installations, suggesting Washington was seeking a pretext to retaliate against the Islamic republic."Such fruitless and blind accusations and remarks are incomprehensib

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WRAPUP 2-Evidence from Saudi oil attack points to Iran, not Yemen -U.S. official

WRAPUP 2-Evidence from Saudi oil attack points to Iran, not Yemen -U.S. official

WASHINGTON/DUBAI, Sept 15 (Reuters) - The attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities on Saturday that has threatened global oil supplies came from a direction indicating that Iran was behind it, and cruise missiles may have been the weapon of choice, ac

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Venezuela 'ready' to defend itself after US invokes defence pact: foreign minister

Venezuela 'ready' to defend itself after US invokes defence pact: foreign minister

Venezuela is "ready" to defend itself, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said Friday, after Washington invoked a regional defence pact that might justify such a move. "We are ready to protect ourselves, we are ready to react," Arreaz

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Trump news - live: House takes major step towards impeachment, as Democrats prepare for next debate

Trump news - live: House takes major step towards impeachment, as Democrats prepare for next debate

The top 10 Democrats in the 2020 presidential race are preparing for a showdown this evening, where Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will meet for the first time head-to-head in the primary season.The debate comes following a busy day in Washington, wh

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Why It’s Unlikely the McCabe Grand Jury Voted against Indictment

Why It’s Unlikely the McCabe Grand Jury Voted against Indictment

In coverage of the Andrew McCabe investigation, there seems to be a lot of adding two plus two and coming up with five.The New York Times and Washington Post have reported that a grand jury met on Thursday in connection with a probe involving McCabe,

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Scandal-hit UAW agrees to contract extensions with Ford, FCA

Scandal-hit UAW agrees to contract extensions with Ford, FCA

DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United Auto Workers union agreed to temporary contract extensions with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Friday as it grappled with a federal corruption probe that has implicated its president.UAW Pr

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5 Democrats hold lead over Trump: Poll

5 Democrats hold lead over Trump: Poll

A new ABC News/Washington Post poll shows some candidates would beat the president in a head-to-head matchup as Democrats prepare for a third debate in Houston.

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Former Dem Gov Labels Warren ‘Hypocrite’ for Shunning Big Donors after Taking Their Money

Former Dem Gov Labels Warren ‘Hypocrite’ for Shunning Big Donors after Taking Their Money

Ed Rendell, the former Democratic governor of Pennsylvania, slammed Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) in the pages of the Washington Post on Thursday for touting her commitment to grassroots fundraising after pocketing millions in donations from

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John Bolton is finally gone. But can his path of destruction be reversed?

John Bolton is finally gone. But can his path of destruction be reversed?

Washington DC’s most famous warmonger might have lost his job, but this probably won’t be the last we hear of Bolton‘The tragic subplot to the Trump-era Bolton debacle is the persistence of the constant revolving door of failure in Washington t

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Former Dem Gov of Pennsylvania Accuses Warren of Hypocrisy for Shunning Big Donors While Relying on Their Money

Former Dem Gov of Pennsylvania Accuses Warren of Hypocrisy for Shunning Big Donors While Relying on Their Money

Ed Rendell, the former Democratic governor of Pennsylvania, slammed Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) in the pages of the Washington Post on Thursday for touting her commitment to grassroots fundraising after pocketing millions in donations from

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Russia investigated disappearance of suspected US spy as possible murder

Russia investigated disappearance of suspected US spy as possible murder

Oleg Smolenkov hadn’t been seen after he went on holiday in 2017, but Russian authorities concluded he had fled abroadThe Kremlin in Moscow in 2018.Photograph: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty ImagesThe CIA Russian spy drama currently gripping Washington h

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CIA slams CNN, rejects report on Russian spy extraction

CIA slams CNN, rejects report on Russian spy extraction

CNN reported that the CIA pulled a source from Russia in 2017, in part out of concern that the Trump administration had mishandled classified intelligence; chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reports from Washington.

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Iran urges US to 'put warmongers aside' after Bolton firing

Iran urges US to 'put warmongers aside' after Bolton firing

Iran's president urged the U.S. on Wednesday to "put warmongers aside" as tensions roil the Persian Gulf amid an escalating crisis between Washington and Tehran in the wake of the collapsing nuclear deal with world powers.Hassan Rouhani's remarks sig

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Trump decries 'Fake Poll' showing his approval rate in the 30s

Trump decries 'Fake Poll' showing his approval rate in the 30s

The president bashed an ABC News/Washington Post poll that showed his approval rating falling by 6 points as fears of a recession grow.

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Trump decries 'Fake Poll' showing his approval rate in the 30s

Trump decries 'Fake Poll' showing his approval rate in the 30s

The president bashed an ABC News/Washington Post poll that showed his approval rating falling by 6 points as fears of a recession grow.

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Venezuela starts military exercises along Colombia border

Venezuela starts military exercises along Colombia border

President Nicolás Maduro launched extended military exercises along Venezuela's border with Colombia on Tuesday, drawing Washington's attention amid rising friction between the South American neighbors.Maduro has come under mounting pressure from Co

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John Bolton, warrior in White House, goes out swinging

John Bolton, warrior in White House, goes out swinging

Donald Trump stunned Washington once again Tuesday with a tweet saying he had fired John Bolton, his national security adviser who has pushed US foreign policy to the right for decades.Bolton, who lasted 17 months at the helm of national security pol

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Taliban vows to fight on after Trump says talks are 'dead'

Taliban vows to fight on after Trump says talks are 'dead'

The Taliban on Tuesday vowed to continue fighting against US forces in Afghanistan after President Donald Trump said talks with the insurgents were "dead", saying Washington would regret abandoning negotiations.The renewed war of words between the tw

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Mexico says will focus on arms smuggling at U.S. meeting on migrant flows

Mexico says will focus on arms smuggling at U.S. meeting on migrant flows

Mexico said it would press the United States to halt arms smuggling across its border with Mexico at a pivotal meeting in Washington on Tuesday called to review progress in efforts to curb a recent surge in Central American migrant flows.Following th

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Mexico says will focus on arms smuggling at U.S. meeting on migrant flows

Mexico says will focus on arms smuggling at U.S. meeting on migrant flows

Mexico said it would press the United States to halt arms smuggling across its border with Mexico at a pivotal meeting in Washington on Tuesday called to review progress in efforts to curb a recent surge in Central American migrant flows.Following th

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The next target in the climate-change debate: your gas stove

The next target in the climate-change debate: your gas stove

WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Dozens of cities in liberal-leaning states such as California, Washington, and Massachusetts are studying proposals to ban or limit the use of natural gas in commercial and residential buildings. The movement opens

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Chinese State-Run Paper Singles Out Navarro for Trade ‘Lies’

Chinese State-Run Paper Singles Out Navarro for Trade ‘Lies’

(Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. The Chinese Communist Party’s flagship newspaper took aim at one of Washington’s most prominent China hawks, calling recent comment

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Trump news - live: President’s approval rating slides further, amid scaremongering about migrants and hurricane victims in wild rally speech

Trump news - live: President’s approval rating slides further, amid scaremongering about migrants and hurricane victims in wild rally speech

Donald Trump's approval rating has fallen to 38 per cent, down six points on his July career-best according to a new ABC News/Washington Post, as concerns over the fate of the American economy linger.The president held his latest “Keep America

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U.S. military likely to ramp up operations against Taliban -U.S. general

U.S. military likely to ramp up operations against Taliban -U.S. general

The U.S. military is likely to accelerate the pace of its operations in Afghanistan to counter an increase in Taliban attacks, a senior U.S. general said on Monday following Washington's suspension of peace talks with the insurgents.U.S. Marine Gener

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North Korea says willing to resume U.S. talks this month, launches more projectiles

North Korea says willing to resume U.S. talks this month, launches more projectiles

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea said on Monday it was willing to restart nuclear talks with the United States in late September but warned that dealings between the sides could end unless Washington takes a fresh approach.Within hours of the

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Eyewitness This: 6 in 10 fearful of mass shooting; majority support expanded background checks, poll finds

Eyewitness This: 6 in 10 fearful of mass shooting; majority support expanded background checks, poll finds

An ABC News/Washington Post poll shows what Americans think about gun laws, and their fears of mass shootings in their communities.

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Emails Show McCabe Scrambling to Handle Stories About Hillary Probe

Emails Show McCabe Scrambling to Handle Stories About Hillary Probe

Alex Wong/GettyFor months, a huge question has hovered over Washington’s legal community: Would the Justice Department charge former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe with a crime? In the wake of a New York Times report that his lawyers met with t

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North Korea says it's willing to resume nuke talks with US

North Korea says it's willing to resume nuke talks with US

North Korea said Monday it is willing to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States in late September, but that Washington must come to the negotiating table with acceptable new proposals.If the proposals don't satisfy North Korea, dealings betw

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More Americans will die after Trump abruptly ends Afghan talks, Taliban say

More Americans will die after Trump abruptly ends Afghan talks, Taliban say

KABUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's decision to cancel Afghan peace talks will cost more American lives, the Taliban said on Sunday while the United States promised to keep up military pressure on the militants, in a stunning revers

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A new 2020 Democratic primary poll shows Warren surging alongside fellow frontrunners Biden and Sanders

A new 2020 Democratic primary poll shows Warren surging alongside fellow frontrunners Biden and Sanders

A new 2020 Democratic primary poll from ABC News and The Washington Post shows Biden and Sanders slumping, Warren gaining, and Harris falling.

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Pentagon chief says U.S. working toward 'good deal' with Taliban

Pentagon chief says U.S. working toward 'good deal' with Taliban

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that while it was seeking a political agreement with the Taliban, Washington would not accept just any deal after a wave of violence cast a shadow over its talks with the insurgent group.Afghan leade

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US 'not surprised' Iran starting new nuclear centrifuges: Esper

US 'not surprised' Iran starting new nuclear centrifuges: Esper

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturdayhe was "not surprised" Iran had turned on advanced centrifuges to increase uranium stockpiles, a further breach of the 2015 nuclear deal which Washington pulled out of last year."I'm not surprised that Ira

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1967 Chevy Chevelle Drives Itself And Crashes, Too

1967 Chevy Chevelle Drives Itself And Crashes, Too

No, it wasn’t on Autopilot. For a moment, some people on Interstate 5 in Everett, Washington might have thought a 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle was driving itself. The “ghost car” rolled off a trailer it was being hauled on, cut across several lanes

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Russia to U.S: Cancel extradition request for executive held in Italy

Russia to U.S: Cancel extradition request for executive held in Italy

Russia has demanded that the United States cancel a request to extradite a Russian state executive from Italy where he was arrested last month at Washington's request on suspicion of industrial espionage, calling it illegal.Alexander Korshunov, direc

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White House officials, Washington Post spar over coverage of Trump

White House officials, Washington Post spar over coverage of Trump

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham said on Twitter on Friday the Post had not reported on a Trump measure. Others pointed out that it had.

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Afghan president postpones US trip to discuss Taliban deal

Afghan president postpones US trip to discuss Taliban deal

Afghanistan's president has postponed a planned visit to Washington early next week where he was to discuss the U.S.-Taliban talks on ending America's longest war, a person familiar with the negotiations said Friday.The development emerged after the

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U.S. Treasury warns anyone fueling Iran tanker risks being blacklisted

U.S. Treasury warns anyone fueling Iran tanker risks being blacklisted

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday warned that anyone around the world who helps fuel Iranian vessels blacklisted by Washington runs the risk of being designated as well.The Treasury Department blacklisted the Adrian Darya, a tanker at the cent

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China lodges WTO trade complaint against US: govt

China lodges WTO trade complaint against US: govt

China said Monday it had lodged a complaint against the United States with the World Trade Organization (WTO), one day after new tariffs imposed by Washington on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods came into force.The world's two biggest econo

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Russia, Iran blame US for regional tensions

Russia, Iran blame US for regional tensions

Moscow and Tehran on Monday blamed US policies for tensions in the Middle East while Russia said it welcomed French efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned Washington's latest actions in Syria as

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UPDATE 1-U.S. still strongly supports Ukraine's Crimea claim -Pence

UPDATE 1-U.S. still strongly supports Ukraine's Crimea claim -Pence

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence reassured Ukraine on Sunday that Washington continues to back its claim for Crimea, which wasannexed by Russia in 2014, even as U.S. President Donald Trump mulls cutting aid to the European nation.Speaking ahead of a bi

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