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Afghanistan postpones election in Kandahar after attack

Afghanistan postpones election in Kandahar after attackKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's election commission on Friday postponed elections in Kandahar for a week, following a brazen attack on a high-profile security meeting there with a U.S. delegation that killed at least two senior provincial officials, including the province's police chief.



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O’Rourke releases attack ads against Ted Cruz

O’Rourke releases attack ads against Ted CruzSenate candidate Beto O’Rourke releases attack ads against his opponent, Sen. Ted Cruz.



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Afghan 'torturer in chief' killed in Taliban attack

Afghan 'torturer in chief' killed in Taliban attackGeneral Abdul Raziq once boasted he had survived “countless” Taliban attempts to kill him. The controversial Kandahar police chief, described by Human Rights Watch last year as the southern province’s “torturer in chief”, had risen through the ranks to become one of the most powerful security heads in Afghanistan. Widely seen as a bulwark against the Taliban insurgency, Raziq’s death has left a dangerous security vacuum that one observer said could lead to a “meltdown” in the south, the Taliban movement’s birthplace.



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Beto O'Rourke Shifts Gears, Goes Full Offense In Ted Cruz Attack Ads

Beto O'Rourke Shifts Gears, Goes Full Offense In Ted Cruz Attack AdsDemocratic Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke repeatedly called Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)



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The Latest: Crimea hunts possible school attack accomplice

The Latest: Crimea hunts possible school attack accompliceMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Crimea school attack (all times local):



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Palestinian rocket attack on Israeli city draws Gaza air strikes

Palestinian rocket attack on Israeli city draws Gaza air strikesEgypt, which sent a delegation to Gaza on Tuesday for the latest round of talks on a long-term ceasefire, postponed a visit there by its intelligence chief, Abbas Kamel, following Wednesday’s surge in violence, Palestinian officials said. The family living there managed to take shelter in a reinforced room after alert sirens sounded, said officials in the city about 40 km (25 miles) from the Gaza Strip. Another rocket launched from Gaza and aimed at central Israel fell into the Mediterranean Sea, the military said.



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Manhunt in Crimea for possible accomplice in school attack

Manhunt in Crimea for possible accomplice in school attackMOSCOW (AP) — Authorities on the Crimean Peninsula were searching for a possible accomplice of the student who carried out a shooting and bomb attack on a vocational school, killing 20 people and wounding more than 50 others, an official said Thursday.



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Gun attack by student at Crimea college leaves 19 dead

Gun attack by student at Crimea college leaves 19 deadNineteen people were killed and dozens more wounded, most of them teenagers, after a student opened fire in a technical college in Russian-annexed Crimea on Wednesday, the authorities said. Russia’s Investigative Committee said the attack was carried out by 18-year-old student Vladislav Roslyakov. Roslyakov enrolled at the college in 2015, according to its website.



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Donald Trump Renews His Racist 'Pocahontas' Attack On Elizabeth Warren

Donald Trump Renews His Racist 'Pocahontas' Attack On Elizabeth WarrenPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday unleashed a torrent of tweets redoubling his



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Police: So far no indication of IS link to Cologne attack

Police: So far no indication of IS link to Cologne attackBERLIN (AP) — Cologne police are investigating whether extremism was the motivation behind a bloody hostage-taking at the city's main train station, but so far have found no ties to the Islamic State group, authorities said Tuesday.



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