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Intense fighting as Taliban presses to take Afghan city

Intense fighting as Taliban presses to take Afghan cityTaliban insurgents attacked police headquarters and other government buildings in Ghazni in central Afghanistan on Sunday, killing dozens of soldiers and police and threatening to seize control of the city, officials and residents said. U.S. aircraft conducted at least four air strikes but details of the fighting were unclear as most of the city’s telecoms masts were destroyed in fighting over recent days. A senior official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media, said around 80 members of the security forces, as well as an unknown number of civilians had been killed.



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Cat whisperers take note: You can get paid to cuddle cats on a secluded Greek island

Cat whisperers take note: You can get paid to cuddle cats on a secluded Greek islandA feline sanctuary on a small Greek island called Syros will pay you to cuddle cats all day while soaking in the sun. The candidate would take over the cat sanctuary on the Greek island of Syros, in exchange for a free stay on the island and a modest salary.



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Hundreds take to Charlottesville streets a year after far-right rally

Hundreds take to Charlottesville streets a year after far-right rallyWith chants like, “Cops and Klan go hand in hand,” the protesters’ criticisms of both police and the University of Virginia underscored the resentment that still exists a year after torch-bearing neo-Nazis marched through campus, shouting anti-Semitic messages and beating counterprotesters. Several students said they were angry that the police response was far larger this year compared with last year, when people carrying tiki torches the white nationalist rally went mostly unchecked. At one point on Saturday, dozens of officers in riot gear formed a line near where the rally was taking place, prompting many protesters to rush over yelling, “Why are you in riot gear?



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Graham Worried Democrats Will Win '10 Or 12' More Seats Than They Need To Take The House

Graham Worried Democrats Will Win '10 Or 12' More Seats Than They Need To Take The HouseSen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) warned Wednesday that Democrats, riding a blue



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Harley Looking for a Guide to Come and Take it By the Hand

Harley Looking for a Guide to Come and Take it By the HandHarley Looking for a Guide to Come and Take it By the Hand The company is willing to learn how to make small bikes, all it needs is someone willing to teach it Harley-Davidson dropped a bomb last week when it announced a series of measures to diversify



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‘It’s Heart-Wrenching.’ Photographers Take You Behind Their Haunting Images of the California Wildfires

‘It’s Heart-Wrenching.’ Photographers Take You Behind Their Haunting Images of the California WildfiresPhotographers share what it's like capturing the aggressive 2018 California wildfire season, which is one of the most destructive in history



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Mexico elections: Who is Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the left-wing rebel tipped to take power?

Mexico elections: Who is Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the left-wing rebel tipped to take power?Commentators say the former Mexico City mayor, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador – known as ‘Amlo’ – would inject a new dose of nationalism into government – something that could heighten tensions in already testy US-Mexican relations. Mr Lopez Obrador has led opinion polls throughout the campaign in an election marred by violence, with 130 candidates and political workers killed since September. If he ousts the ruling centrist Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), he would be the first leftist in decades to take the presidency.



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Smirnoff Ice wants to pay you to take a week off for the Fourth of July

Smirnoff Ice wants to pay you to take a week off for the Fourth of JulyWith July 4 falling on a Wednesday this year, many employees only get one day off — but Smirnoff Ice wants you to celebrate all week.



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Take a look at the $2.6 billion 'ultra high-end' museum-retail complex coming to Hong Kong

Take a look at the $  2.6 billion 'ultra high-end' museum-retail complex coming to Hong Kong



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Italy's interior minister says Malta should take rescue boat

Italy's interior minister says Malta should take rescue boatMILAN (AP) — Italy's populist, anti-migrant interior minister said Friday that Malta should allow a Dutch-flagged rescue ship carrying hundreds of migrants rescued from rubber dinghies off the Libyan coast to make port there because the ship is now in Maltese waters.



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