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Taliban welcomes withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan

The Taliban are already stronger today than they have been since they were ousted in 2001, controlling or holding sway over almost half the country. "If you'r...


DOJ panel: Whitaker not required to recuse from overseeing Mueller

President Donald Trump "lashed out" at his acting attorney general, Matt Whitaker , when he failed to stop damaging revelations from emerging in the plea d...


Patrick Frazee, Fiancé Of Kelsey Berreth, Booked On Murder Charge | Crime Time

Berreth has family in that state, De Young said. "As you can tell from the arrest, sadly, we do not believe that Kelsey is still alive", De Young said. Mr Fra...


Syria conflict: Macron criticises Trump's withdrawal decision

The same year Turkey conducted an operation against IS, which also aimed to block the YPG from joining up the territory it held in northern Syria, and staged ...


Supreme Court rejects Trump plea to enforce asylum ban

The legal fight on that could return to the Supreme Court. "At this moment there is a debate over funding border security and the wall, also called - so that I ...


US Defense Chief Jim Mattis's Resignation Letter

Trump to keep American troops in Syria". House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi also described Gen Mattis as a "comfort to many" who were concerned about the Trum...


United Nations team arrives in Yemen

The U.N. Security Council scheduled a vote Friday on a resolution that would authorize U.N. monitors to observe the implementation of a cease-fire in Yemen's st...


In memo, Trump's AG pick criticized aspect of Mueller probe

Ethics experts in the Justice Department recommended that Whitaker, who made comments critical of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation before taking...


Partial government shutdown has minimal impact locally

United States Postal Services will continue per usual. Large signs at the entrance to the visitors center and main entrance to the park state the National Par...


Trump Supporter Launches $1 Billion GoFundMe Campaign to Finance Border Wall

Furthermore, GoFundMe's terms of service prohibit "not using funds for their stated goal", meaning that if the DHS were unable to accept the windfall, Kolfage m...


North Korea conditions denuclearisation with removal of U.S. threat

The Trump administration's special envoy for North Korea on Friday expressed optimism about the diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear crisis, a day after the ...


United States and allies: New hacks mean China broke 2015 economic espionage pact

The report said members of the group targeted MSPs so they could gain access to the intellectual property and sensitive data of their clients around the world...


Freeland demands China release detained Canadians

The United States alleges Meng lied to American banks about a corporate manoeuvre supposedly created to get around USA sanctions against Iran; law-enforcement o...


Charlie Hebdo Attack Suspect Arrested in Djibouti | Asharq AL-awsat

The Kouachi brothers were shot dead by French police days after the murderous attack. French prosecutors are calling for 14 people to be tried in connection w...


US Now On the "Most Dangerous" List for Journalists

The committee also said the imprisonment of journalists has been on the rise. Fake news is the likening the conditions for journalists in Afghanistan to...


`Volcano tsunami` hits Indonesia, at least 20 killed, 165 wounded

Some 584 people were injured and hundreds of homes and other buildings were "heavily damaged" in the tsunami which struck late on Saturday. Indonesia's geol...


Winter starts on a soggy note, chances for snow tonight

If you've been dreaming of a White Christmas, then this system could make your dream into a reality. However, the official "White Christmas" snowfall measuremen...


Government shuts down after Congress fails to pass spending bill

In addition, the partial shutdown - the third this year - means hundreds of thousands of federal employees will have to work unpaid or be put on temporary leave...


Man in ‘emotional distress' climbs National Christmas Tree, police say

He was taken to an area hospital by fire officials after he came down from the tree. An unidentified man climbed up the National Christmas tree on Friday. The...


North Korea Redefines 'Denuclearization' as U.S. Troop Withdrawal

Pompeo's optimism comes despite an apparent standstill in negotiations to prepare for the summit, with a senior North Korean official abruptly canceling a meeti...


Patrick Frazee arrested over Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth's disappearance

ABC News has confirmed that Patrick Frazee , the fiancé of missing Woodland Park mom Kelsey Berreth , was taken into custody at his home in Teller County F...


UK steps up no-deal Brexit plans with 3,500 soldiers on standby

Speaking after the Cabinet agreed to step up no-deal preparation, Barclay said: " Parliament needs to back the deal because the effect of not doing so is we ri...


Japan to withdraw from Intl. Whaling Commission

Japan's withdrawal from the IWC is planned for 2019 and will be announced by the end of this year, according to the report. Anti-whaling nations - led by Au...


US Senator Graham calls for hearings on troops in Syria, Afghanistan

The attack was launched on Friday on positions held by the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in southeastern Syria and the USA -led coalition mounted ai...


German reporter stripped of CNN awards over fraud

German magazine Der Spiegel , where Relotius worked as a freelancer and later full-time, said Wednesday that he had fabricated interviews and facts in at leas...


Kelsey Berreth’s 1-year-old daughter taken into protective custody

Berreth, a 29-year-old mother of a 1-year-old girl, was last seen on Thanksgiving in the area of her Woodland Park home . Miles De Young, the Woodland Park P...


Fox & Friends Says Trump Has 'Re-Founded ISIS'

Kilmeade on Friday morning said the President has "re-founded ISIS " while handing Russian Federation a "big win" in the region. There's no proof that Tru...


Senate Republicans Rebut Trump's Nuclear Option

The short-term extension includes $5 billion in funding to help the president build a wall on the southern border and additional funds for disaster aid. If a sp...


Missing Mom's Fiancé Arrested and Charged With First-Degree Murder

Pictures published by ABC News showed investigators serving an arrest warrant for Frazee on Friday morning. Frazee has been booked on a charge of first-degr...


Morocco Murders: 3 More Suspects Arrested Over 'Terror' Killing Of Scandinavian Backpackers

The women's bodies were found Monday in a remote region of the Atlas Mountains not far from a village that often is the starting point for treks to Mount Tou...


Decision made for 'significant' troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

The withdrawal represents almost half of all US forces in Afghanistan , slashing its armed presence down to its lowest levels since 2002. "Multiple administrat...


Canada calls for 'immediate release' of 2 Canadians held by China

Meng is free on bail until a hearing in Canada regarding her possible extradition to the USA to face charges the company broke United States sanctions on Iran. ...


Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg undergoes surgery to remove cancerous growth in lung

The procedure was carried out by thoracic surgeon Valerie Rusch, the statement said . The main risks of that are breathing complications after the surgery, t...


Weeks from starting first congressional term, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announces 'self-care' sabbatical

New York Democratic Rep. -elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's plan to shake up the party in Congress reportedly involves the ouster of Rep. I'm a 20-year-old stu...


Xi Jinping Warns Against Dictating to China, Vows Beijing Will Avoid Hegemony

Adding to the pressure, Huawei Chief Financial Official Meng Wanzhou was also arrested on December 1 while changing planes at Vancouver International Airport in...