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Fight for Afghan city rages despite govt claim of upper hand

Fight for Afghan city rages despite govt claim of upper handThe fight for the eastern Afghan city of Ghazni entered its third day as Taliban militants and security forces engaged in heavy clashes Sunday, despite Kabul’s claim that the city was firmly under government control. Taliban fighters continued to roam the city, torching government offices, and were in control of several police checkpoints, as reinforcements deployed from Kabul slowly entered the area to confront the insurgents. “The situation is chaotic,” Amanullah Kamrani, deputy head of the Ghazni provincial council, told AFP from Kabul.



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Duterte’s Destruction Rages: 68 More Cars Crushed In Philippines

Duterte’s Destruction Rages: 68 More Cars Crushed In PhilippinesBulldozers destroyed more than $ 5.89 million worth of cars.



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Harley-Davidson Is Shifting Production Away From the U.S. As Trump's Trade War Rages On

Harley-Davidson Is Shifting Production Away From the U.S. As Trump's Trade War Rages OnBuilding bikes abroad will reduce the company's tariff burden



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China rages over US warships sailing near disputed islands, saying move 'seriously infringed' its sovereignty

China rages over US warships sailing near disputed islands, saying move 'seriously infringed' its sovereigntyChina has reacted angrily after two US warships sailed near the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, describing the move as a “provocation” and accusing America of committing a serious infringement of the country’s sovereignty. A statement issued by the defence ministry said Chinese vessels and aircraft warned American ships to leave because they had entered its territorial waters in the South China Sea, through which nearly $ 5 trillion in ship-borne trade flows, without permission. The move “contravened Chinese and relevant international law, seriously infringed upon Chinese sovereignty [and] harmed strategic mutual trust between the two militaries”, it said.



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'SPYGATE': Trump rages on Twitter about the 'Criminal Deep State'

'SPYGATE': Trump rages on Twitter about the 'Criminal Deep State'President Trump on Wednesday continued to spread the conspiratorial — and completely unproven — claim that a “spy” was “placed” inside his presidential campaign by the Obama administration and its Department of Justice.



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As fighting rages, can Russia forge a peace in Syria?

As fighting rages, can Russia forge a peace in Syria?Nearly two and a half years after the Russian military began an intensive bombing campaign in Syria in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russia is struggling to engineer a political solution in the war-ravaged country, analysts say. The Kremlin has presented its landmark Syria operation as a success, shrugging off western criticism over the killing of civilians while claiming to have withdrawn a significant part of its forces. “During the battle against the Islamic State group (IS), it was easier for the various parties (Russia, Turkey, Iran, US) to find common ground.



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Iran says Damascus suburbs assault to continue as fighting rages

Iran says Damascus suburbs assault to continue as fighting ragesIran said pro-Damascus forces would press ahead with attacks on an insurgent enclave near the Syrian capital, as ground fighting raged on there in defiance of a U.N. resolution demanding a 30-day truce across the country. Turkey, too, said its military operations in another theater of war in the north of Syria would not be affected by the unanimous Security Council vote demanding the truce to allow for aid access and medical evacuations. Anti-government rebels said they clashed with pro-government forces near Damascus on Sunday, as rescuers and residents said warplanes struck some towns in the eastern Ghouta pocket.



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Corporate partners cut cord with NRA as gun control debate rages

Corporate partners cut cord with NRA as gun control debate ragesBy Barbara Goldberg and Gina Cherelus NEW YORK (Reuters) – The fallout over last week’s shooting rampage at a Florida high school started to take its toll on the National Rifle Association’s roster of corporate partners on Friday as a half dozen companies severed marketing ties with the gun advocacy organization. The exodus of corporate names, ranging from a major insurer to car rental brands and a household moving company, occurred after the NRA launched a counter-offensive against a student-led campaign for tighter U.S. gun ownership laws. At the same time, gun control activists are stepping up pressure on Amazon.com Inc and other online streaming platforms to drop the online video channel NRATV, featuring gun-friendly programming produced by the NRA.



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Fallout from Louisiana teacher's arrest rages on

Fallout from Louisiana teacher's arrest rages onABBEVILLE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana teacher whose widely viewed arrest at a school board meeting sparked online outrage has returned to work even as fallout from the incident rages on.



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Donald Trump Rages Against Iran, Pakistan In First Tweets Of 2018

Donald Trump Rages Against Iran, Pakistan In First Tweets Of 2018President Donald Trump dedicated his first tweets of the new year to lashing out at Pakistan and Iran.



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