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Global Media U.S. bombs Afghan opium plants in new strategy to cut Taliban funds
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The top USA general in Afghanistan has announced a two-year plan to drive back the Taliban and help Afghan security forces take control of at least 80 percent of the country, compared to the less than two-thirds they control now. "Based on the new authorities I've received in the last 90 days with the USA policy announcement, we started developing targets immediately", Nicholson said.

Global Media HR McMaster Said Trump Has Intelligence of a 'Kindergartner'
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BuzzFeed News spoke to five sources who confirmed that National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster roasted President Trump's intelligence while attending a private dinner in July. "Over a July dinner with Oracle CEO Safra Catz ", Buzzfeed reports , "McMaster bluntly trashed his boss". But in the general's case, the story is equal parts reassurance that McMaster is independent from the whims of the Trump administration, and signal that he could be next on the president's well-used chopping block.

Global Media Rex Tillerson condemns LGBTI persecution on Transgender Day of Remembrance
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Tillerson added that transgender people "should not be subjected to violence or discrimination , and the human rights they share with all persons should be respected". For many trans people, the situation has became markedly worse in the wake of last year's election. The 25 victims in 2017 identified in the report included three transgender women of color ― Chyna Gibson, Ciara McElveen and Jaquarrius Holland ― who were killed in Louisiana in the month of February .

Global Media New ad targets Collins on tax bill
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News reported that the group, Not One Penny, began airing its first ad in ME on Saturday. She has said she believes that the bill should not combine tax policy with health care policy, and that by repealing the individual mandate, lawmakers could cause premiums to skyrocket.

Global Media Marriyum rubbishes rumours of Ishaq Dar's resignation
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It was reported that Dar had sent his resignation to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and that a decision on accepting the resignation would be made after the prime minister consults PML-N President Nawaz Sharif. The spokesman said that anyone could fall ill, but no one could be removed from the position merely because of the illness. It was stressed that the minister has been indicted by the accountability court in corruption reference filed by National Accountability Bureau and it was ...

Global Media Trump Blast Flake
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Jeff Flake said Monday the comments he made are more or less what he says publicly. "If we become the party of Roy Moore and Donald Trump, we are toast", the Arizona senator was caught saying to Mesa, Arizona Mayor John Giles. Pollster Mike Noble with OH Predictive Insights says the conversation shows how alarmed some Republicans are at the state of their own party. "He'll be a NO on tax cuts because his political career anyway is 'toast"'.

Global Media NY factory fire and explosions injure 40, including seven firefighters
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The factory has been operating since 1980 and makes nail polish, perfume, lotions and other products, the paper said. The three-alarm fire is bringing out fire departments and EMS personnel from across Orange County. He wrote in a post that people were seen "running scattering" in the street after Monday's blasts. He said the crews were still battling the blaze early Monday afternoon.

Global Media European Union picks Amsterdam, Paris picked to host EU agencies after Brexit
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In all, 19 cities had bid for the prestige and economic boost that the arrival of the EMA's 900 staff and many offices for worldwide pharmaceuticals companies will bring. They had warned that many of their staff might quit in the case of governments choosing a less attractive host city in the ex-communist East. They are due to start around 1500 GMT.

Global Media Woman with 'Fuck Trump' truck decal adds sheriff's name after being arrested
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The message is targeted at Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy E. Nehls, who sparked a media firestorm after making a Facebook post threatening to arrest the owner of a truck that had a crass anti-Trump message. NBC affiliate KPRC reports that Nehls is aware of the decal saying "Fuck Nehls" and he is "not surprised" by it, and "thinks it's disgusting". Fonseca added that she's been inspired by the public response.

Global Media Myanmar, Bangladesh to implement plan to end Rohingya crisis: China
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Nonetheless, the Palace said it had "expressed concern over the humanitarian situation in the Rakhine State". Rohingya now in Bangladesh have described indiscriminate shootings, rapes and arsons that wiped out whole villages. The European officials separately met the prime minister at her official Ganabhaban residence after the one-day trip to C ox's Bazar. Burmese state media said the meeting was being attended by senior officials of the ASEAN Secretariat, 28 member countries of the ...

Global Media Injuries reported in Manhattan scaffolding collapse
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Witnesses shared photos and videos of the aftermath on social media, showing the panels sprawled out across the street and firefighters attempting to pull the victims from the debris. Investigators on the scene said a piece of plywood "acted like a sail" and helped take the whole rig down, ABC7 reports. Four people were injured, a source within the FDNY told NBC 4 NY.

Global Media Salman Khan to attend IFFI 2017 closing ceremony
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The organisers said that the International Competition section of IFFI 2017 , which carries a cumulative cash prize of over Rs 1 crore, will showcase 15 of the finest films of this year, competing for the Golden and Silver Peacock awards. "The closing ceremony will be graced by noted actor Salman Khan, this in addition to a galaxy of noted industry professionals, global guests, dignitaries and film celebrities", the organisers have said.

Global Media Turkish Officials Have Banned All LGBT Events In The Capital City
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The first LGBT Pride March permitted by the authorities was held in 2003 in Istanbul and was conducted for 13 years until 2015. Authorities in Ankara on November 15 banned a German gay film festival one day before it was scheduled to start, citing "public safety and terrorism risks", according to multiple media reports.

Global Media Officials say border agent was killed in attack
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican, also publicly commented on the deadly incident that resulted in Martinez's death, characterizing it as an attack. Martinez, who was originally from El Paso, had worked as a border agent since 2013. It is part of Customs and Border Protection's vast Big Bend Sector, which covers 135,000 square miles in Texas and Oklahoma and 510 miles of river border.

Global Media MN turkeys get their own luxury hotel room before pardoning ceremony
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Rooms at that hotel can cost between about $200 to more than $5,000 a night. The Hill reports that the National Turkey Federation will pay for the lodging, as it has in the past. The presidential turkey pardon was started by President George H.W. Bush in 1989. The First Family will donate two additional turkeys to Martha's Table, a Washington, D.C.

Global Media Striking college teachers forced back to work
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The labour dispute has shuttered Ontario's 24 colleges - including Brockville's St. Lawrence College campus - since October 15 and has kept 900 local students out of class. "The five-week strike was caused by years of underfunding colleges by the Liberal government, which now has the lowest per-student funding in the country".

Global Media Woman says she was sexually harassed by NY state employee
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He later helped her find an apartment and a job at the Department of Motor Vehicles and used his political power to "seduce, manipulate, sexually harass and sexually assault the Plaintiff without any repercussions". In a statement to the Buffalo News last month, Hoyt claimed the relationship with the then-unnamed employee was "consensual and inappropriate". The case was quickly referred to the Inspector General's office but Cater didn't comply with attempts to interview her, officials said.

Global Media Warmer Day — Sunday Morning Weather
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Remember, our average high temperature for this time of the year is falling - it's down to 53°. "And pretty standard for the area, as we're not quite into the winter season". For the busy travel day Wednesday , there could be a few showers, as a weak system moves offshore. Look for a sunny but chilly start to your work week with Monday's high near 49.

Global Media Pak interor minister wants more time to end Islamabad's siege
Author: 0 Pak interor minister wants more time to end Islamabad's siege

He said that protesters should congratulate the government for the historic work of restoring a law that had lapsed in 2002 and now, the Khatm-i-Nabuwwat issue had been settled once and for all. The protesters have blocked the Faizabad Interchange, which connects Rawalpindi and Islamabad , multiplying hardships of the twin-cities residents.

Global Media On the Clock: Packers shut out against the Ravens
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That's as mindless as it gets and a shameful look. For this game, there was another Brett playing under center for McCarthy who suffered the same indignation as Favre and Aaron Rodgers did 12 years ago when facing the Patriots. The Ravens rank third in defensive DVOA, and third in pass defense as well. Flacco later said the pass was tentative and should have been thrown better.