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In Trump’s Taliban Snub, a Shift of Fortune for Afghanistan’s President

Elections in which Ashraf Ghani is seeking re-election had been held hostage to peace talks with the Taliban. Then President Trump pulled the plug on the talks....

In Trump’s Taliban Snub, a Shift of Fortune for Afghanistan’s President

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Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provoked criticism....
01:17, 2019-07-13

How's this for good fortune? North Carolina man wins $344.6M Powerball with numbers from a fortune cookie A North Carolina man said he chose the winning Powerball numbers from a fortune cookie his stepdaughter had years ago.        ...
07:34, 2019-06-05

Fortune cookie means big fortune for Powerball winner _____ RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who says he based his Powerball entry on a fortune cookie he got from his granddaughter now has a fortune to celebrate. WRAL in Raleigh reports retired retailer Charles W. Jackson Jr. stepped forward at North Carolina Education Lottery headquarters on ...
21:34, 2019-06-08

Danish Royal Palace ‘Surprised’ by Trump Snub, After President Cancels State Visit on Twitter (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel a visit to Denmark next month after the prime minister described his plan to buy Greenland as “absurd” took the Danish royal palace by surprise, a spokeswoman said Wednesday. Lene Balleby told The Associ...
19:00, 2019-08-21

Why did President Donald Trump call off Taliban talks? Last week, the US and Taliban negotiators told DW in Doha that a draft agreement had almost been agreed upon. So President Trump's decision to call off peace talks with the Taliban came as a surprise for many....
13:00, 2019-09-08

Taliban Vows To Fight On After US President Trump Says Talks Are "Dead" The Taliban this morning vowed to continue fighting against US forces in Afghanistan after President Donald Trump said talks with insurgents were "dead", saying Washington would regret abandoning......
11:34, 2019-09-10

Afghan president briefed on draft U.S. Taliban peace accord Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has been briefed on a draft accord between the United States and the Taliban and will look at details of the deal before giving an opinion, his spokesman said on Monday, after meetings with the chief U.S. peace negotiator....
17:51, 2019-09-02

President Donald Trump calls off US peace talks with Taliban Trump canceled peace negotiations after the militant group claimed responsibility for an attack in Kabul that killed 12 people, including a US soldier. The US president claimed he was to meet Taliban leaders in the US....
13:00, 2019-09-08

Trump Cancels Peace Talks With Taliban, Afghan President President Trump said Saturday he called off a planned Camp David summit with Taliban leaders and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani after a Taliban bomb attack in Kabul killed an American soldier....
05:00, 2019-09-08

Afghan president shuns foreign interference as U.S.-Taliban peace deal looms The Taliban control roughly half of Afghanistan and are at their strongest since the U.S.-led invasion toppled their five-year-old government in 2001....
19:00, 2019-08-11

President Trump Announces He Canceled a Secret Meeting with Taliban, Afghan Officials at Camp David (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he canceled a secret weekend meeting at Camp David with Taliban and Afghanistan leaders after a bombing in the past week in Kabul that killed 12 people, including an American soldier, and has called off peace negotiations with the insurgent g...
16:34, 2019-09-08

Tea with the Trumps – a red leicester nightmare | Stewart Lee The royal family has been forced to dine on the wrong side of history’s tableLast Monday I attended the worst family dinner I have ever experienced. It honoured a visiting American with whom we were barely acquainted, but were somehow obliged to entertain.A few years previously our guest had suggest...
21:17, 2019-06-09

Camilla winks at the camera as the Trumps come for tea – video The Duchess of Cornwall winks after posing for photographs with Prince Charles and Donald and Melania Trump, who were welcomed by the royals at Clarence House in London on the first day of the US president's three-day state visit to the UKTrump and May hold joint press conference after talks – live ...
22:34, 2019-06-04

The Trumps are coming! Expect it to go as well as a US sitcom episode set in London In a plot twist no one saw coming, Trump is bringing his four adult children on his forthcoming state visit. It will be like Arrested Development Goes To The UKThe one immutable law about TV sitcoms is the show should never leave its usual setting. Sex And The City’s worst episodes were when Carrie ...
13:00, 2019-06-01

What to expect during Queen Elizabeth's visit with the Trumps Queen Elizabeth II hosts President Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a state visit of pomp and circumstance that British royals excel at staging.        ...
21:51, 2019-05-31

Wayne Rooney revived DC United but Europe still clearly trumps MLS The former England captain has been brilliant during his brief career in the States. But MLS is still a temporary home for the best players in the leagueWayne Rooney was always pretty clear about what he wanted to achieve in Major League Soccer. From the moment England and Manchester United’s record...
13:51, 2019-08-08

This is what the Trumps gifted Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip The Trumps’ day with the royals included showering Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip with gifts — namely Tiffany jewels and a custom Air Force One jacket. America’s first couple came bearing a silver and silk poppy brooch from Tiffany & Co. in a custom red leather White House jewelry ...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Trumps says he’d prefer ralliers don’t chant ‘Send her back’ CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would “prefer” that his supporters a rally Thursday night don’t engage in a “Send her back!” chant about a Somali-born congresswoman, after he faced widespread criticism for not doing more to stop the attack on Rep. Ilhan...
06:34, 2019-08-02

Dressed to distress – fashion statements of the Trumps on tour The Trumps dressed for their UK trip with all the nuance and subtlety that is their trademarkFor the Trumps, the optics of this state visit are ballot-box gold dust. The rest of us, furious and baffled as to why exactly Buckingham Palace appears to be hosting the Trumps on a family holiday, are watc...
18:51, 2019-06-04

Trumps host congressional picnic, complete with ferris wheel President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed members of Congress and their families to the White House on Friday for a picnic on the first day of summer....
07:51, 2019-06-22

Go inside Queen Elizabeth II's state banquet for the Trumps The queen hosted the Trumps at Buckingham Palace, marking the first day of the Trump's three-day State Visit to the U.K.        ...
06:51, 2019-06-04

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Trumps to Buckingham Palace with fanfare Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family welcomed President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump with "The Star Spangled Banner."        ...
22:17, 2019-06-03

Trumps, Obamas, Clintons congratulate USWNT after World Cup triumph Tennis legend Billie Jean King praised the U.S. team for bringing attention to women's sports and the issue of equal pay, while a host of other politicians chimed in....
06:51, 2019-07-08

IvankaPlay review – the Trumps are no laughing matter in limp comedy Underbelly Cowgate, EdinburghDespite a solid solo performance from McLean Peterson, there’s little funny about the president’s refusal to act on gun controlIs Trump not yet beyond satire? This limp comedy about the president’s refusal to act on gun control is told from the perspective of his daughte...
19:34, 2019-08-07

Trumps sit down with Britain’s royals for lavish state banquet in London President Trump sat down with Britain’s long-reigning Queen Elizabeth II for a lavish state banquet at historic Buckingham Palace in London on Monday. The three-course affair got underway shortly before 9 p.m. local time there and capped off the first day of Trump’s visit to the country, a pomp-lade...
03:17, 2019-06-04

A Former Business Partner Alleges the Trumps Evaded Taxes in Panama The accusations, in a legal filing by the owners of a luxury hotel, escalate a dispute with the president’s company and are fraught with potential diplomatic and legal complexities....
02:51, 2019-06-04

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
23:34, 2019-05-23

Kawhi Leonard-Kevin Durant dream easily trumps Knicks’ risk And this, of course, is why the NBA is so much fun. Specifically, this is how the NBA can be every bit as interesting, and every bit as intriguing, when there are no games being played as some of the other sports are when they’re in-season, when there’s a full slate. Every rational instinct, every.....
00:00, 2019-06-30

Dana Carvey and Jimmy Fallon play dueling Trumps on The Tonight Show If there are two more happily self-indulgent muggers in Saturday Night Live history than Jimmy Fallon and Dana Carvey, then, well, there aren’t. (Chevy, back in the day? Kattan? Wiig? Piscopo? Okay, there’s a lot of mugging going on.) Regardless, the two SNL alums met up for some old school sketch a...
16:34, 2019-05-25

‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia....
12:51, 2019-08-21

| Parkland arrest | Trumps in Ireland: WATCH the top World news videos for today Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges | Eric and Donald Trump jnr pour pints at Irish pub; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
21:00, 2019-06-06

How the Epstein fortune may be up for grabs While much of the early legal sparring has focused on questions of Epstein’s freedom, a secondary struggle may determine how much money Epstein has — and what he will owe and to whom when it’s all over....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Queen Elizabeth prepares to host Trumps at glittery state banquet packed with royals As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
22:17, 2019-06-03

| EU shifts right | Trumps touts Iran talks: WATCH the top World news videos for Monday European figures react to election results | Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
07:51, 2019-05-27

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
06:51, 2019-06-07

Why an Heiress Spent Her Fortune Trying to Keep Immigrants Out Newly unearthed documents reveal how an environmental-minded socialite became an ardent nativist whose money helped sow the seeds of the Trump anti-immigration agenda....
07:34, 2019-08-15

Son cleared of trying to kill dad with wrench over mom’s fortune A Columbia University graduate dodged a potential life sentence Thursday after a jury acquitted him of attempted murder for allegedly torturing his father with a metal wrench for nearly four hours in a battle over his late mom’s $2 million fortune. It took the jury less than a day to find Jason Heyw...
10:17, 2019-08-02

Kim-Joy’s recipe for ‘oil-painted’ fortune cookies Concoct your own fortunes before channelling your inner Jackson Pollock to decorate these cookiesThe bonus to making these yourself is that you get to write your own custom fortunes. Then you can pretend you’re Jackson Pollock while adding abstract designs in coloured chocolate.Makes: 20-24Prep time...
14:51, 2019-09-11

Queen Elizabeth's glittery state banquet for Trumps begins with toasts and national anthems As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
06:51, 2019-06-04

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,” while offering his own digs at the 94-year-old Carter. Speaking to reporters at a press conferen...
21:51, 2019-06-29

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative....
19:00, 2019-06-18

In U.S.-China fight, fortune may favor bold President Trump's escalating trade war with China could end up being a competitive advantage for some Chinese automakers racing to launch their retail networks in the U.S....
14:00, 2019-05-26

15 current and former Fortune 500 CEOs who got their start in the military AP Photo Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, Kinder Morgan executive chairman Richard Kinder, and FedEx CEO Frederick W. Smith all served overseas. Here are other Fortune 500 CEOs who have served in the military. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Few institutions teach discipline...
01:51, 2019-05-28

Fortune and fame can be yours if you win Samsung's new contest; here's how to enter Now that Sir Jony Ive is leaving Apple to start his own design firm, do you think that you can step up and be the next in-house design superstar? Samsung announced today that it is teaming up with design publication Dezeen to find the next "boundary-pushing Galaxy design." The Samsung Mobile Design ...
19:51, 2019-06-28

Why a Magazine Giant Wanted Nothing to Do With Time and Fortune Meredith tries to navigate a collapsing business by dropping news-driven prestige titles in favor of lifestyle and celebrity magazines like Happy Paws and People....
03:34, 2019-05-24

Fortune to Add Paywall in Bid to Diversify Revenue Stream Fortune magazine is raising its cover price, launching a digital paywall and boosting its conference business, in its first decisive steps as an independent publisher....
13:17, 2019-05-29

Fortune 500 CEOs swear by this burnout prevention training Burnout has been grabbing headlines again after the World Health Organization officially recognized it as an 'occupational phenomenon.' CNBC Make It's Karen Gilchrist went to check out one training academy that claims to have the solution....
08:34, 2019-07-05

If everyone else is worried about stocks, capitalize on the fear and make a fortune Markets often pre-price widely known information, especially the bad stuff. Invest in the stock market when others pull out, and you won't regret it.       ...
16:00, 2019-07-07

Xiaomi Becomes Youngest Company On Fortune Global 500 List The Beijing-based global technology firm said the company has, for the first time, made to the Fortune Global 500 list, nine years after its iteration...
15:34, 2019-07-22

Russia Sanctions Froze His Fortune. Can the 4th Amendment Unlock It? A Manhattan investor and Trump donor with business ties to the heirs of Prince can’t get access to his money. A lawsuit says it amounts to an unreasonable seizure of property....
20:17, 2019-07-01

MacKenzie Bezos pledges half of $35B fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos said on Tuesday that she would pledge half of her enormous fortune to charity, something her ex-husband, Jeff, has been criticized for not doing. ...
17:00, 2019-05-28

How 2 Stanford University Dropouts Made $860 Million Fortune By Age 23 They didn't complete a single year of college, but Henrique Dubugras, 23, and Pedro Franceschi, 22, have already amassed a veteran's share of Silicon Valley experience. Now they have the net worth to......
09:17, 2019-07-02

Why a Banking Heiress Spent Her Fortune on Keeping Immigrants Out Newly unearthed documents reveal how an environmental-minded socialite became an ardent nativist whose money helped sow the seeds of the Trump anti-immigration agenda....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Warren Buffett To Donate Over $3 Billion Of His Fortune To 5 Charities Warren Buffett said Monday he plans to donate $3.6 billion of Berkshire Hathaway stock to five charities - one of his largest gifts ever - while Walmart heir Jim Walton gave away $1.2 billion of the......
18:34, 2019-07-01

Melania Trump wears red cape gown (by Meghan's wedding dress designer); Trumps host royals The first lady wore a red Givenchy cape gown to host royals at dinner - by the same designer who made Duchess Meghan's wedding gown.        ...
09:00, 2019-06-05

Thrones stars put themselves forward for Emmys after HBO snub Game Of Thrones actors Gwendoline Christie, Alfie Allen and Carice Van Houten had to put themselves forward for the Emmys they were nominated for after network HBO backed some of their co-stars instead....
22:17, 2019-07-18

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Chinese swimmer angered by second podium snub Britain's Duncan Scott wins bronze in the 200m freestyle at the World Championships and refuses to share the podium with China's gold medallist Sun Yang....
20:00, 2019-07-23

Ashley begs big four to reconsider audit snub Sports Direct International (SDI) is pleading with the big four accountants to pitch for its audit contract after warning that a smaller firm would be unable to perform the role....
06:17, 2019-09-11

MacKenzie Bezos Promises to Give More Than Half of Her Fortune to Charity After her divorce from the Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos was announced earlier this year, Ms. Bezos has pledged to give away much of her fortune....
22:34, 2019-05-28

Gloria Vanderbilt leaves almost entire fortune to Anderson Cooper Gloria Vanderbilt left almost all of her estate to her youngest son, Anderson Cooper — and nothing to her estranged middle son, Chris Stokowski, according to her will....
16:17, 2019-07-02

Billionaire MacKenzie Bezos pledges to donate half her fortune Billionaire MacKenzie Bezos has signed on to Warren Buffet's Giving Pledge, agreeing to donate at least half of her fortune to charity.        ...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Brewers vs. Marlins: Jordan Lyles’ good fortune will continue Here’s the kick, and the season’s over! Welcome to another NFL season New Yorkers … Paging Carli Lloyd! Final playoff push is on for Milwaukee. With 20 games left, the Brew Crew is still in the hunt after sweeping the Cubs this weekend — narrowing the gap to two games for the second NL wild-ca...
21:34, 2019-09-09

Fortune 500 CEOs use these techniques to improve performance and prevent burnout For almost 30 years, Johnson & Johnson's Human Performance Institute has been training top athletes and business professionals to perform to their maximum....
04:34, 2019-07-24

MacKenzie Bezos Pledges To Donate Half Of Her $36 Billion Fortune MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to charity, following a movement founded by......
01:51, 2019-05-29

Hundreds of gigabytes of emails from Fortune 100 firms exposed online Leaving sensitive information publicly accessible on the web is a recipe for disaster and according to new report from cybersecurity firm UpGuard, that is exactly what the data management company Attunity did for Ford, Toronto-Dominion Bank and its other Fortune 100 clients.Researchers at UpGuard di...
22:34, 2019-06-28

Medieval Ring Depicting God Mars Will Earn Pensioner a Fortune A British pensioner, who has been a long-term metal detectorist, discovered that he had found a rare medieval ring depicting Roman god Mars forty years ago.  ...
19:51, 2019-08-26

Queens hoarder worried fortune of jewels, cash will end up in trash The super hoarder who turned her Queens street into Filth Avenue could have been living on Easy Street — with the $10,000 cash and $30,000 in jewelry she had hidden in her immense piles of trash, a neighbor claims. Carmine Bhimull claims she stowed the money and baubles among the immense piles...
04:00, 2019-09-08

Trump cancels Denmark trip over Greenland snub The US leader gave Denmark the cold shoulder after the Nordic country dismissed the idea of selling Greenland. The move comes two days after Trump said striking a deal on the island was not a top priority....
17:17, 2019-08-21

| US World Cup winners plan to snub Trump invite Megan Rapinoe says she does not think the USA's Women's World Cup-winning team would accept an invitation from President Donald Trump to visit the White House....
11:34, 2019-07-10

Trading Kristaps Porzingis was right move even with Durant snub Taken at face value, Kevin Durant’s silence-breaking remarks this week indicated the Knicks were never on his radar — just Brooklyn. Most NBA cognoscenti, however, were skeptical about that comment. But even if Knicks president Steve Mills was misled by Durant’s agent and manager Rich Kleiman, it do...
13:51, 2019-08-10

| Cavendish 'heart-broken' at Tour de France snub Cycling great Mark Cavendish has taken to social media to say he's 'heart-broken' over his non-selection for Team Dimension Data's 2019 Tour de France line-up....
13:34, 2019-07-03

After BJP Snub Over Ministry Berths, Nitish Kumar Gets An Invite Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's rift with the BJP over cabinet berths has been interpreted as an opportunity by Lalu Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal. The party, which failed to open account in the......
02:34, 2019-06-04

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to residents asking them not to pick a nationalist candidate for mayor....
19:51, 2019-06-07

Johnson set for another Commons defeat as Labour snub election - for now Boris Johnson will attempt to trigger a general election today after MPs - including 21 rebels from within his own party - inflicted a stinging defeat on him....
12:51, 2019-09-04

Canadian lawmakers blast Facebook’s execs for snub A panel of international politicians has voted to serve a summons on Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg which will compel them to appear before the group the next time either visits Canada...
23:17, 2019-05-28

Congo health minister resigns over Ebola snub Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic....
19:00, 2019-07-22

Chinese Smartphone Maker Rewards Staff With Stock After Fortune 500 Ranking Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi doled out stock awards to its more than 20,000 employees to commemorate its first-time inclusion in the Fortune 500 list of the world’s largest companies by revenue....
15:17, 2019-07-23

MacKenzie Bezos promises to donate half of her $37 billion fortune to charity The saga involving Jeff Bezos earlier this year almost reads like a script for an upcoming Netflix drama. All the ingredients are there: a famous CEO who just so happens to be the richest man in the world, an illicit affair involving trips around the world, leaked nudes and text messages, possible h...
03:34, 2019-05-29

Man wins $344M Powerball jackpot after playing fortune cookie numbers RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina man who says he based his Powerball entry on a fortune cookie he got from his granddaughter now has a fortune to celebrate. WRAL in Raleigh reports retired retailer Charles W. Jackson Jr. stepped forward at North Carolina Education Lottery headquarters on Tuesday to ...
09:00, 2019-06-05

Amazon boss' ex-wife pledges half her $36bn fortune to charity The ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has promised to give away to charity half of the reported $36bn (£28.4bn) she received following her divorce....
21:34, 2019-05-28

Niki Lauda’s illegitimate son to inherit part of F1 legend’s €500million fortune NIKI Lauda’s children including an illegitimate son will receive the bulk of the Formula One legend’s fortune of nearly £500millon according to his secret will....
20:34, 2019-06-27

How ‘Grand Theft Auto’ kingpin Robert Alexander gambled his fortune away Robert Alexander blew thousands in nightclubs, bet even more at craps and bragged about winning $7.8 million at the Golden Nugget. But last month, Alexander was hoping a judge would not revoke his $100,000 bond....
05:00, 2019-07-14

MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her fortune to charity after Amazon divorce MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give away half her fortune to charity, following a movement founded by billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates....
15:34, 2019-05-28

'American Pie' singer Don McLean spending fortune on 25-year-old girlfriend: report He's the man who gave us folk-rock classic "American Pie" back in 1971 — but Don McLean's new girlfriend wasn't even born when he released his number one hit....
21:17, 2019-09-01

Mary Winston Becomes the Next Lone Black Woman to Lead a Fortune 500 Company Mary Winston has earned every right to be celebrated as Bed, Bath & Beyond’s new interim CEO; but we’ve also got to talk about a few things in the process....
22:00, 2019-05-26

Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic....
00:34, 2019-07-23

Steyn "Apologises" To Kohli, Takes A Dig At Selectors After T20I Snub Dale Steyn was not included in the T20I squad for India tour soon after he announced his Test retirement in a bid to extend his longevity in the shorter formats....
07:51, 2019-08-14

Ashleigh Barty handed second-round court snub at Wimbledon World No 1 to meet Alison Van Uytvanck on Court TwoShrugs off Seven’s decision not to show her openerAshleigh Barty has been dealt another Wimbledon snub with the world No 1’s second-round match on Thursday being shunted to Court Two. Instead of taking on Belgium’s Alison Van Uytvanck on the showpie...
03:00, 2019-07-04

Wilfried Zaha could play against Everton despite transfer snub, says Hodgson • Forward set to feature against club who tried to buy him• Luka Milivojevic signs new four-year contractRoy Hodgson is planning to utilise Wilfried Zaha against Everton in some capacity on Saturday despite admitting the Ivory Coast forward “is not jubilant” at the prospect of facing the club who tr...
01:51, 2019-08-10

Toyota snub dents Saudi Arabia's manufacturing drive Saudi Arabia began courting Toyota two years ago to build a large car plant as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's grand plan to wean the kingdom off oil revenues and create jobs for young Saudis....
06:17, 2019-06-19

Guardiola fumes at City's FIFA award shortlist snub "Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola questions the shortlist for the 2019 Best FIFA Men\u0027s Player award after his player were snubbed despite winning four trophies last season."...
15:34, 2019-08-04

‘I don’t know why he’s here’: Adam Peaty backs Scott’s decision to snub Sun Yang • Sun shouted ‘you’re a loser’ at Duncan Scott after being shunned• ‘Should he be in sport when people are booing him,’ says PeatyAdam Peaty has backed the decision by British bronze medallist Duncan Scott to snub Sun Yang on the podium on Tuesday after the controversial Chinese swimmer’s victory in...
17:00, 2019-07-23

'You're a loser, I'm a winner': Sun explodes at Scott over podium snub – video Duncan Scott refused to acknowledge gold medallist Sun Yang after claiming a share of bronze in the men's 200m freestyle at the World Aquatics Championship in South Korea. The Chinese swimmer - who has previously served a doping ban - won the title only after his rival Danas Rapsys, who touched home...
20:34, 2019-07-23

Torres’ All-Star snub miffs Yankees manager Boone Snubs involving players perfectly capable of making the All-Star team continue to be a yearly tradition, and in 2019, New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone is speaking out about one of his own -- infielder Gleyber Torres....
07:17, 2019-07-04

Parsons snub, ‘Schitt’s Creek’ love among Emmy surprises Among the snubs and surprises this year at the Emmy nominations were Jim Parson being ignored, ‘Schitt’s Creek’ finally getting some love and an unhappy streak continuing for ‘The Tonight Show’...
07:17, 2019-07-17

Julia Roberts' Reaction to Her 2019 Emmys Snub Is Priceless From the moment Julia Roberts was attached to star in and executive produce Homecoming, an Emmy was predicted for her future. Until it wasn't. Roberts played Heidi Bergman in the......
20:51, 2019-07-16

Catholics blast Chirlane McCray over city statue snub Catholics want Chirlane McCray to repent. The faithful raised holy hell this week after The Post reported the first lady’s “She Built NYC” program for statues honoring exceptional women rejected the public’s choice of iconic sister Frances Xavier Cabrini. Cabrini, the first American saint, devoted h...
13:00, 2019-08-18

Network defends Barty snub after 'sexist' broadcast claims Australian broadcaster Seven Network has defended its decision to televise Nick Kyrgios's first round match rather than world number one Ash Barty's opener after being hit with claims of "sexism" over its Wimbledon coverage....
15:17, 2019-07-03

MLB notebook: Yankees’ Boone calls Torres snub ‘a joke’ Snubs involving players perfectly capable of making the All-Star team continue to be a yearly tradition, and in 2019, New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone is speaking out about one of his own -- infielder Gleyber Torres....
07:17, 2019-07-04

Aroldis Chapman is Yankees only All-Star add after Gleyber Torres snub LONDON — When Gary Sanchez and DJ LeMahieu were voted as starters for the AL All-Star team on Thursday there was a feeling the Yankees would be represented by several more names when the reserves and pitchers were selected Sunday night. However, gas-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman was the only Yanke...
16:34, 2019-07-01

Iceland’s prime minister will skip Pence’s visit. She says it’s not a snub. Iceland Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir said that it was “very difficult” to organize her schedule around the visit, saying she’ll be out of the country on other business....
12:51, 2019-08-22

Mike Pompeo Says US Open To Dialogue With India After Trade Snub The United States is open to dialogue with India after taking away its preferential trading status, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday as he prepares to travel to New Delhi....
07:01, 2019-06-13

Moura Respects Pochettino Despite Champions League Final Snub Lucas Moura was left on the bench for the final in spite of scoring a dramatic hat-trick in Tottenham Hotspur's stunning semi-final comeback at Ajax....
01:51, 2019-07-21

Zuckerberg's latest snub could land him in contempt of Canadian parliament Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg have snubbed an official summons and risk being held in contempt of the Canadian Parliament. The pair were called to a hearing in Ottawa, due to be held later this week, but have confirmed that Facebooka's head of......
19:17, 2019-05-28

After Ministry Snub, Navjot Sidhu Left Out Of 8 Advisory Groups Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been left out of eight consultative groups formed by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to expedite implementation of the state government's schemes....
20:51, 2019-06-08

Jeffrey Epstein's will set up trust fund to shield $577m fortune days before death Financier created fund in new will two days before suicideExperts say prying open fund will be difficult for accusersThe will that disgraced financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein signed just two days before his jailhouse suicide puts more than $577m in assets into a trust fund that could make i...
15:51, 2019-08-22

Summer camp costing you a fortune? Now's the time to start planning for next year While it may be too late to curb camp costs this summer, now is actually a good time to start taking steps to trim your camp tab for next year.       ...
14:17, 2019-08-08

'Money to share' - MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her Amazon fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to charity, following a movement founded by billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates....
22:34, 2019-05-28

Didi Gregorius injury news is rare case of Yankees good fortune SEATTLE — Early Sunday night Aaron Boone was hopeful the clean X-rays of Didi Gregorius’ right shoulder were a sign the Yankees dodged another big injury blow. “We will see. It’s a bone bruise but he is pretty sore,’’ Boone said. “We feel like it is a day-to-day thing, see how he is doing. Hopefully...
03:17, 2019-08-27

Danny Cipriani’s World Cup hopes fade after another Eddie Jones snub • Gloucester fly-half left out of training squad• Joe Marler gets the nod over Ben MoonDanny Cipriani seems destined to end his career without having played in a World Cup after he was left out of the 38-member England squad that flew to Italy on Monday for a 12-day training camp.The Gloucester fly-...
00:17, 2019-07-23

DCCC chief cancels fundraiser in snub to anti-abortion Democrat The head of the House Democrats’ campaign arm has cancelled plans to fundraise for Rep. Dan Lipinski — one of the party’s last remaining anti-abortion stalwarts — after facing fierce backlash from the party’s left flank.Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) announced Wednesday that she is pulling out of next m...
01:51, 2019-05-23

Trump officials snub strongman Khalifa Haftar as US shifts course on Libya Administration gives Libyan National Army chief cold shoulder less than two months after Trump showed support in surprise callThe Trump administration has given the cold shoulder to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar, less than two months after Trump appeared to show support for him in a surprise phone c...
13:00, 2019-06-08

Mack Horton targeted on social media as he is warned over Sun Yang snub World governing body reprimands Horton and Swimming Australia, as swimmer’s Instagram account is flooded with abuseSwimming Australia and Mack Horton will receive an official warning from the sport’s world governing body, Fina, after the Olympic champion sensationally protested against controversial...
00:17, 2019-07-23

Automakers snub Trump to side with climate crisis, says Obama-era official Companies are considering years of regulatory uncertainty when aligning with California’s mileage standards dealAutomakers pushing back against Donald Trump’s rollbacks to mileage standards want to avoid drawn-out court battles and be seen as on the right side of the climate crisis, according to one...
10:51, 2019-08-22

Appeals court grants Trump administration win to snub ‘sanctuary cities’ The Trump administration scored its first judicial win in its long-running battle to punish so-called sanctuary cities for defying federal immigration laws. A three-judge panel on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a nationwide injunction barring Department of Justice from rewarding citie...
17:17, 2019-07-13

Barcelona snub loan deal for Vidal... because of Neymar - Euro Papers "Arturo Vidal may leave Barcelona before the transfer window shuts, but it won\u0027t be for a loan deal as a Euro giant has just reportedly had their bid rebuffed."...
15:51, 2019-08-23

| Nadal sparks sexism spat over Barty's Centre Court snub Spanish great Rafael Nadal has fired a parting shot at Ashleigh Barty, reminding the tennis world where Australia's world No 1 stands in the grand slam pecking order....
11:17, 2019-07-09

Top Silicon Valley investor who made a fortune on Google compares IPO bankers to ticket scalpers Sequoia's Michael Moritz says that direct listings worked for Spotify and Slack and will become more common for companies with "courage and intelligence."...
18:51, 2019-08-19

Ex-wife of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos pledges half of her £27.5 billion fortune to charity The ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has promised to donate at least half her fortune to charity, just months after finalising her divorce from the world's richest man....
22:17, 2019-05-28

Disabled fans of Arsenal and Chelsea snub Azerbaijan’s Europa League final • Cost and logistics of Baku trip putting supporters off• Access issues exacerbate problems for wheelchair usersDisabled supporters have turned their backs on the Europa League final, joining a wave of dissent over Uefa’s decision to hold the showpiece event in Azerbaijan.Arsenal and Chelsea have ea...
19:51, 2019-05-24

'It's a funny story': Tiger Woods on Brooks Koepka's snub at the Open – video Tiger Woods has shrugged off concerns about his lack of golf heading into the Open this week, saying he needs to carefully manage the remaining years of his career. Woods said his Masters victory in April took a lot out of him and he went on a two-week family vacation in Thailand after finishing tie...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Zidane's stinging swipe at Bale hints at departure after final-game snub "Zinedine Zidane has hinted Gareth Bale’s time at Real Madrid may be over after keeping him on the bench in the dismal defeat to Real Betis, then aiming a swipe at him afterwards."...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Julia Roberts wins best reaction to an Emmy snub, noting Clooney was passed over, too Julia Roberts appears to be in good company and in good spirits about her Emmy snub, because she gave a response that deserves an award of its own.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Saquon Barkley rescues young Giants fan from Demarcus Lawrence autograph snub Saquon Barkley to the rescue! In light of Cowboys defense end Demarcus Lawrence snubbing an 11-year-old autograph-seeking Giants fan last weekend in Dallas, Barkley will fly out the youngster and his family to New York for the Nov. 10 game against the Jets, according to TMZ Sports. A clip of Texas n...
19:00, 2019-09-14

Aaron Boone destroys All-Star Game voters for Gleyber Torres snub After Gleyber Torres was overlooked for the AL All-Star team Wednesday, when Tampa Bay’s Brandon Lowe and Boston’s Xander Bogaerts were named as injury replacements, Aaron Boone didn’t hide his displeasure. “I think it’s a joke he’s not on that team,’’ Boone said before the Yankees faced the Mets at...
03:17, 2019-07-04

Mississippi State QB Keytaon Thompson enters NCAA transfer portal after starting snub Keytaon Thompson entered the NCAA's transfer portal one day after Tommy Stevens was named Mississippi State's starting quarterback.       ...
08:51, 2019-08-25

Civil rights groups snub Barr meeting on police reform, despite past outcry Attorney General Bill Barr got a surprise this week when he hosted a listening session for civil rights groups supposedly concerned about the Justice Department's commitment to police reform. ...
18:34, 2019-06-06

Feinstein to host fundraiser for Biden, in another apparent snub of fellow Californian Kamala Harris Kamala Harris’ California colleague in the Senate, Dianne Feinstein, will host a fundraising event for a different Democrat vying for the White House in 2020—former vice president Joe Biden....
01:17, 2019-09-15

Meghan Markle didn’t snub Trump during state visit, says royal source: ‘This wasn’t personal’ Meghan Markle was noticeably absent when Prince Harry and Queen Elizabeth II hosted President Trump and first lady Melania for lunch at the palace during a state visit — but it was nothing personal....
17:51, 2019-07-01

A look at the life and fortune of John McCain, who had a sprawling real estate portfolio and donated $1.7 million in book sales to charity Ross D. Franklin/AP August 15, 2019, marks the one-year anniversary of Senator John McCain's death, who passed away at age 81 due to complications stemming from brain cancer. McCain's memoir, "The Restless Wave," was released in May. He and wife Cindy McCain quietly sat on a fortune of more than $2...
19:17, 2019-08-26

Google could shift production away from China Google reportedly plans to shift some hardware manufacturing away from China in a move that would allow it to expand its operations and minimise the impact of tariffs.Devices, such as the Google Pixel smartphone and Google Home voice-activated assistant, are currently made in the country.However the...
02:17, 2019-08-30

Florida 'fortune teller' ordered to repay $1.6 million to woman she convinced was cursed The woman was also sentenced to more than three years in federal prison after she convinced a Texas woman of the curse, authorities say.        ...
21:51, 2019-09-11

Ikea closing only U.S. factory in shift to Europe Swedish furniture giant Ikea announced Tuesday it will close its only U.S. factory in Virginia and shift operations to Europe, where costs are less expensive....
20:17, 2019-07-16

Democrats’ leftward shift on third-trimester abortion The party used to talk about abortion needing to being "rare." These days, top presidential hopefuls are suggesting basically any restrictions are off limits....
21:17, 2019-09-11

AOC tries to shift attention from ‘unfortunate’ Pelosi feud Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Friday tried to defuse her public spat with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, calling the craze her race remarks sparked “unfortunate.” Asked if she regrets saying that Pelosi was targeting freshman female reps of color, the Bronx Democrat said she wished the feud hadn’...
13:34, 2019-07-13

Shift to renewable electricity a win-win at statewide level Amid rollbacks of the Clean Power Plan and other environmental regulations at the federal level, several U.S. states, cities, and towns have resolved to take matters into their own hands and implement policies to promote renewable energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. One popular approach, now...
19:00, 2019-08-14

New iPhones Shift Smartphone Camera Battleground to AI Apple added a third lens to the iPhone 11 Pro model, matching the three-camera setup of rivals like Samsung and Huawei, already a feature on their flagship models....
18:17, 2019-09-12

Germany's AfD in-fighting leading to rightward shift In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist wing led by Björn Höcke is becoming increasingly powerful....
07:17, 2019-07-07

FCA is recalling over 82,000 vehicles for unexpected shift to neutral FCA said the recall is for 2014 model-year Jeep Cherokees equipped with a V-6 engine. Customer feedback led to the discovery of an issue that could cause an unexpected shift into neutral....
19:17, 2019-07-08

Governments and businesses begin to realise the shift towards AI Governments and businesses across the Middle East are beginning to realise the shift towards AI in a bid to become operationally efficient, create a new customer experience and create new revenue streams, apart from the benefits it brings to the economy.Speaking at the second Artificial Intelligence...
16:51, 2019-09-04

Will we see a major smartphone manufacturing shift away from China? We’re back at it again! This time, however, it’s not about the Huawei ban and its consequences. We’ve covered what it means for Huawei and the various aspects of its business and how, on the other hand, it will give a significant boost to Huawei’s direct competitors. But the ban is just a small piec...
02:34, 2019-05-31

Lockheed looking to shift sourcing F-35 parts to U.S. from Turkey: CEO Lockheed Martin Corp said on Tuesday it has been working to establish alternate supply sources for F-35 parts in the United States after the Pentagon decided last week https://reut.rs/2y5bKbX to remove Turkey from the fighter jet program....
17:51, 2019-07-23

Report: Apple to shift assembly of Mac Pro from US to China SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A newspaper is reporting that Apple will manufacture its new Mac Pro computer in China, shifting away from a U.S. assembly line it had been using for that product in recent years. The Wall Street Journal reported the plan Friday, citing unidentified people familiar with the move...
19:34, 2019-06-28

Notorious drug lord Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán sentenced to life. And U.S. wants his $12.6B fortune. Notorious drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera was formally sentenced Wednesday to life in prison on drug trafficking charges.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-18

Ban Forces Trading Shift for Europe's Biggest Stocks Investors and traders moved quickly to shift trading of Europe’s largest stocks from London to Switzerland after a major diplomatic breakdown threatened to reverse decades of financial market integration....
18:00, 2019-07-01

Fed Official Urges Firms to Speed Shift From Libor Randal Quarles, the Federal Reserve vice chairman in charge of financial regulation, urged companies and financial institutions Monday to speed up their preparations for a looming interest-rate shift....
00:51, 2019-06-04

VW in $9 billion software revamp as tech shift expands Unifying VW’s fragmented IT units will boost efficiency as the automaker steps up sharing of parts and key technology across 12 automotive brands including Porsche, Bentley, Audi and Skoda....
21:17, 2019-09-13

Coates Hire preps for the future with three-day Azure shift The company underwent a three-day cloud transition to Microsoft Azure, aimed at cutting costs and preparing for future transformation with a vision to include machine learning and the Internet of Things....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Todd Frazier saved the Mets by cheating the shift Todd Frazier represented the tying run. One swing could eliminate the three-run deficit the Mets were facing in the fourth inning. Rather than go big, however, Frazier thought small. Instead of swinging for the fences, he took what the defense was giving him. Frazier drove in the Mets’ first run wit...
09:34, 2019-05-27

Fiji urges Australia to shift to renewable energy Fiji has told Australia its refusal to shift from coal to renewable energy sources amounts to an "existential threat" to Pacific islands. Neighboring low-lying Tuvalu is about to host an 18-nation regional forum....
18:00, 2019-08-12

Working the night shift, EU leaders try to fill top jobs European Union leaders went into an 18th consecutive hour of negotiations on Monday in a tortured search for a candidate to fill the post of European Commission president after all-night talks led to an impasse....
10:17, 2019-07-01

Boris Johnson could shift UK policy on Huawei after US warnings British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s national security team is reviewing the United Kingdom’s posture toward Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications giant that U.S. officials regard as a platform for spy agencies....
12:17, 2019-08-13

Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
19:17, 2019-07-09

Defense Consolidation Continues as Spending Priorities Shift The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
12:17, 2019-06-11

AT&T Faces Demands for Strategy Shift From Hedge Fund Funds like Elliott Management often take small positions in companies they hope to influence, and then try and rally the support of larger investors behind their cause....
20:34, 2019-09-09

Germany plans to shift gears on driver's licenses Germans love manual cars, but more and more automatics are hitting the road. Now the transport minister wants to change how people get their driver's license....
02:17, 2019-08-25

Trump needs to shift his focus to black jobs, not jabs Vice President Mike Pence told reporters in Ohio this week, "I couldn't be more proud of what we've been able to do for the African American community in this country. ... We have the lowest unemployment ever recorded for African Americans. We have more than 8,000 opportunity zones that have been ce...
09:00, 2019-08-01

UK PM hopeful Hunt says would go for no-deal Brexit if EU doesn't shift Jeremy Hunt, the underdog in the race to be next British prime minister, said he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31 if the EU had not showed it was willing to renegotiate the Brexit deal....
22:17, 2019-06-22

Jason Blum: This Is the Biggest Shift in Hollywood History For our project on the future of movies, the producer foresees his horror films living on in theaters, but something like his Oscar-winning “Whiplash”? Nope....
00:17, 2019-06-21

Fortunes ‘shift’ in worst way possible for Mets’ ace Jacob deGrom Jacob deGrom charged into the dugout after getting the final out of the third inning Thursday one upset Cy Young winner. The Mets were in a shift, with St. Louis’ speedy Harrison Bader on third base and two outs in the inning. Because Bader was bluffing toward home plate, third baseman Todd Frazier ...
13:51, 2019-06-14

Apple's new iPhones shift smartphone camera battleground to AI When Apple Inc introduced its triple-camera iPhone this week, marketing chief Phil Schiller waxed on about the device's ability to create the perfect photograph by weaving it together with eight separate exposures captured before the main shot, a feat of "computational photography mad science."...
10:00, 2019-09-13

In Shift, U.S. Vows to More Aggressively Deport Migrant Families Mark Morgan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said the stepped-up deportations were necessary to deter migrants at the southwestern border....
23:34, 2019-06-04

FCA extends 3rd shift at Ontario minivan plant until end of year FCA in March said it would end the third shift at the Windsor plant on Sept. 30 amid sluggish North American sales for the Chrysler Pacifica and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans it builds. The automaker has now extended the shift's life two times since that announcement....
05:00, 2019-08-15

AT&T Eyes $16- to 17-a-Month Streaming Service in Strategy Shift AT&T’s WarnerMedia has abandoned its plan for a three-tiered streaming service and instead will likely package HBO, sister channel Cinemax and the vast library of Warner Bros. TV shows and movies into one offering at a price of between $16 and $17 a month....
21:01, 2019-06-06

The Fiver | A tough shift at the coalface of relentless self-promotion Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!On 11 June Paul Pogba played in the France team that beat Andorra 4-0, after which he posted an update on social media disgraces. “Last game of the season we finish well,” he wrote. “Time to relax.” The Fiver certainly knows how to relax: a diary cl...
18:51, 2019-06-17

AT&T Eyes $16- to $17-a-Month Streaming Service in Strategy Shift AT&T’s WarnerMedia has abandoned its plan for a three-tiered streaming service and instead will likely package HBO, sister channel Cinemax and the vast library of Warner Bros. TV shows and movies into one offering at a price of between $16 and $17 a month....
22:17, 2019-06-06

IndiGo, SpiceJet To Partially Shift Operations To T3 Of Delhi Airport IndiGo and SpiceJet are set to commence their partial domestic operations from Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi from September 5, GMR-led Delhi International Airport......
17:51, 2019-09-02

Thailand's cooling car sales may shift economy into lower gear Efforts by Thailand's central bank to talk down a spike in auto loans amid wider concerns about household debt have sent a chill across the country's car dealers, which are struggling to source finance for new customers....
08:34, 2019-07-11

Uber braces for fight over shift in gig-economy work rules Lawmakers in California want to reclassify workers treated as independent contractors, which may dramatically boost costs for Uber, Lyft and other companies built around the gig economy....
22:51, 2019-09-11

In historic shift, Vatican to consider married priests for Amazon region A Vatican document on Monday said the Church should consider ordaining older married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon, a historic shift which some say could pave the way for their use in other areas where clergy are scarce....
14:17, 2019-06-17

BMW says it can shift production to Europe from Oxford if Brexit results in no deal BMW's Chief Executive on Thursday said the German carmaker can move more production of its Mini to a plant in the Netherlands if Britain fails to strike a trade deal with the European Union after its exit from the common market....
16:00, 2019-08-01

Wall St. rebounds on tech strength, eyes shift to earnings U.S. stocks rebounded on Thursday from a steep selloff in the prior session, boosted by technology shares, as investors shrugged off a cautious outlook from the Federal Reserve on interest rate cuts and focused on corporate earnings....
19:17, 2019-08-01

Kingmaker or not, the new member for Indi is determined to shift the dial in Canberra Helen Haines rejects emphatically the notion that 2019 was a climate election and the climate lostHow do you win the climate change war? – Australian politics live podcastIt might seem ambitious for an incoming House of Representatives crossbencher to be talking about changing the conversation about...
04:17, 2019-06-29

Inside a 24-hour firehouse shift with UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic Former UFC champion Stipe Miocic will challenge Daniel Cormier for the heavyweight belt on Saturday. But his training was put on hold for a 24-hour shift at the local firehouse....
19:34, 2019-08-14

Defying Congress, Trump administration looks to shift billions in foreign aid President Donald Trump's administration has ordered a review of foreign aid that critics fear could lead to sharp cuts in funds for global health, peacekeeping, narcotics control and other programs despite their having been approved by Congress....
15:51, 2019-08-07

Fed chief likely to focus on trade-inspired policy shift in testimony The U.S. Federal Reserve over the course of its 105-year history has changed monetary policy in reaction to property crashes, war, financial bubbles and policymakers' gut instincts about where the economy was heading....
10:34, 2019-07-10

GM's Maven, citing strategy shift, pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues operations in other major U.S. cities....
19:17, 2019-05-21

Senate Democrats ask Trump to shift wall money to gun measures Two senior Senate Democrats on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to withdraw his $5 billion request for border wall funding and use the money on initiatives to combat gun violence in the aftermath of back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Raptors breakthrough as NBA champions represents shift in Canada's identity The Toronto Raptors completed a remarkable evolution from a laughingstock to NBA champions on Thursday with a victory that could very well shift the identity of a country long associated with ice hockey....
09:51, 2019-06-14

Government's shift to relax shale gas fracking safeguards condemned Environment groups fear possibly ‘weakened’ earthquake risk rules after report on Cuadrilla drillingEnvironmental groups have voiced fears that the government is preparing to row back on fracking regulations after officials said they were considering reviewing earthquake safeguard rules.The limits a...
00:00, 2019-08-17

Norway fund may have to offload $1 bln stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
10:17, 2019-06-12

Postpone Tie Or Shift Venue: AITA Tells ITF On Davis Cup In Pakistan The AITA said that the ITF needs to take note of the fact that Pakistan has downgraded diplomatic relations with India and asked the Indian Ambassador to leave....
17:00, 2019-08-14

Credit Suisse to shift focus from branches to digital banking Credit Suisse said on Monday it would invest hundreds of millions of francs in digital services and other parts of its Swiss division by the end of 2021 and said it no longer needed a bigger branch......
04:00, 2019-08-27

Nintendo says to shift part of Switch console production out of China Nintendo Co Ltd plans to shift part of the production of its Switch gaming console to Vietnam from China to diversify manufacturing sites, a spokeswoman at the Japanese video game maker told Reuters on Tuesday....
13:34, 2019-07-09

GM schedules temporary layoff for Canada plant, shift cut in Mexico The cutbacks by General Motors in Canada and Mexico come amid declining new-vehicle sales in North America and in other markets and as trade tensions escalate....
20:51, 2019-08-07

A China-U.S. Trade Truce Could Enshrine a Global Economic Shift Though details are scarce, any peace that leaves higher American tariffs in place could continue to hurt China’s status as the world’s factory floor....
19:17, 2019-06-29

‘We’re getting back on track’: Dems ready Mueller strategy shift Democrats admit it: They need to shift their post-Mueller strategy.They’ve been so busy fighting technical battles over access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report that they’ve barely had time to speak directly to Americans about its damning public findings of President Donald Trump’s conduct....
01:51, 2019-05-24

Need To Shift Gears To Become $5-Trillion Economy: Chief Economic Adviser The Economic Survey "departs from traditional thinking by viewing the economy as being either in a virtuous or a vicious cycle, and thus never in equilibrium", Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy......
13:17, 2019-07-04

As Instagram tests its 'like' ban, influencers will have to shift tactics to make money Instagram began tests that hide "like" counts on posts. That means influencers who market products on Instagram will have to rely on different metrics to show success....
16:51, 2019-07-21

Microsoft, Alphabet reportedly plan to shift production out of China Several major U.S.-based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China, spurred by a bitter trade war between Washington and Beijing, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing sources....
17:34, 2019-07-03

British American Tobacco cuts 2,300 jobs in shift towards vaping Firm aims to increase revenues from ‘potentially reduced-risk products’ to £5bnBritish American Tobacco (BAT) has announced plans to cut 2,300 jobs by 2020 in readiness for a shift towards non-tobacco products, a day after Donald Trump said he was considering a ban on flavoured e-cigarettes.The vast...
12:17, 2019-09-13

Honda to shift Mexico auto output to newer plant Beginning in early 2020, all local HR-V production will be done at Honda's second Mexican plant, which opened in Celaya, Guanajuato, in 2014 to build the Fit and HR-V....
08:17, 2019-09-13

Kia To Start Second Shift At Anantapur Plant To Reduce Waiting Period The Kia Seltos has garnered over 32,000 bookings and has a waiting period of six to eight weeks, which has prompted the carmaker to add a second shift at its Anantapur plant to meet the demand....
22:51, 2019-08-22

Macron gambles on cultural shift with bill allowing IVF for lesbians The French government on Wednesday sent to parliament draft legislation that would allow in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for lesbian couples and single women, honoring a long-standing campaign pledge but risking a backlash from conservative voters....
23:51, 2019-07-24

Texas, a Republican powerhouse, could shift to Democrats as demographics change The Republicans have dominated the state for 30 years, but a host of retirements and a rise in Hispanic voters may mean that Texas becomes a battleground again as Democrats seek a path to powerSri Preston Kulkarni has just moved into his campaign headquarters, which for now could hardly be more blan...
10:34, 2019-08-12

Texas: Republican powerhouse could shift to Democrats as demographics change The GOP has dominated the state for 30 years, but a slew of retirements and a rise in Hispanic voters may mean Texas becomes a battleground againSri Preston Kulkarni has just moved into his campaign headquarters, which for now could hardly be more bland: a faceless office with blinds on the windows ...
06:34, 2019-08-13

RPT-FOCUS-Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
12:51, 2019-07-10

A generational shift in consumer tastes is a boon for these retailers, Jim Cramer says "These days, the consumer is addicted to convenience ... If it doesn't have a great digital presence or incredible bargains, take a pass," Jim Cramer says....
04:00, 2019-08-20

FOCUS-Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
20:51, 2019-07-09

Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith says she was 'invited to every state banquet' amid row over Sajid Javid snub Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has revealed she was "invited to every state banquet" while in the post, amid questions over Sajid Javid's apparent exclusion from a dinner for Donald Trump....
20:51, 2019-06-13

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable sources to as much as 35 percent by 2040....
06:51, 2019-06-04

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies - FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-founder Chris Hughes said https://www.ft.com/content/aa97ad20-91a0-11e9-8ff4-699df1c62544 in an opinion piece in the Financial Times on Friday....
14:34, 2019-06-21

‘A leftward shift’: Communist party USA sees chance as progressives surge In Chicago, an American party derided and feared for 100 years looked eagerly to a brighter futureAs the Communist party USA kicked off its 100th anniversary celebration, Jarvis Tyner called for delegates and guests at the national convention in Chicago to “set the record straight” about one of Amer...
17:51, 2019-06-23

DOJ announces legal team shift over citizenship question on 2020 census The U.S. Justice Department said Sunday it is seeking a new legal team in its efforts to add a citizenship question on the 2020 census after the Supreme Court temporarily blocked its inclusion....
09:34, 2019-07-08

Global Central Bank Shift Eases Drag on Chinese Currency Shifts toward easier monetary policy by central banks in the U.S. and Europe have reduced some of the downward pressure building on China’s currency....
19:34, 2019-06-22

HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China: Nikkei Several major U.S.-based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China, spurred by a bitter trade war between Washington and Beijing, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing sources....
15:51, 2019-07-03

Gannett merger marks shift for troubled American newspaper giant Its flagship publication, USA Today, successfully introduced the country to a national newspaper that could reach millions of readers, complete with digestible coverage, color photos and eye-popping graphics....
13:51, 2019-08-07

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-founder Chris Hughes said in an opinion piece in the Financial Times on Friday....
13:00, 2019-06-21

Solomon Islands eyes shift in diplomatic ties to China from Taiwan The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan's few remaining diplomatic allies, has formed a team of ministers to talk to Beijing ahead of a possible switch in ties that could be unveiled as early as this week, the chief of a parliamentary panel said....
01:34, 2019-09-02

Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter beats shift, gets double with bunt The Cardinals' Matt Carpenter took advantage of the Marlins' shift by laying down a perfect bunt that he was able to turn into a stand-up double.       ...
04:51, 2019-06-18

Matt Carpenter Beats A Marlins Shift With A Standup Bunt Double Turns out the solo dinger he smashed in the bottom of the third inning was not the coolest thing Matt Carpenter did against the Miami Marlins Monday night, not by a long shot. With two down in the bottom of the fifth inning, the Marlins shifted their defense to the right side to face Carpenter. Carp...
08:17, 2019-06-18

Biden laughs at Kamala Harris shift on busing: 'Our positions aren't any different' Former Vice President Joe Biden had a good laugh during an interview aired Friday in response to California Sen. Kamala Harris's shift on busing following their tense exchange at last week's Democratic debate. ...
22:34, 2019-07-05

Solomon Islands to sever ties with Taiwan, shift alliance to Beijing The Solomon Islands intends to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and align itself with Beijing, the leader of a high-level government team representing the South Pacific archipelago has said....
10:51, 2019-09-05

Apple planning to shift large portion of production outside of China: report Apple sources components from a wide range of suppliers that are spread out across the globe. Manufacturing and assembly, however, is a totally different story with a whopping 90% of total production currently taking place in China. But if the company has its way, soon this could all change.Up to 30...
15:17, 2019-06-19

ISIS Shift In Strategy May Threaten India, Sri Lanka, Warns Intel India and Sri Lanka are likely to be under threat with terror group ISIS turning its attention to the Indian Ocean Region in the wake of losses across Syria and Iraq, intelligence reports have warned....
06:00, 2019-06-20

Chipotle's online shift fuels highest sales growth in two years Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc's aggressive push into online orders, amped up ads around fresh ingredients and the addition of healthier meals helped the burrito chain post its highest sales growth at established restaurants in over two years....
01:51, 2019-07-24

"Shameful": Roland Garros Sexism Row Over "Unfair" Women's Semis Shift After torrential rain washed out all of Wednesday's play, the last two women's quarter-finals were played on Thursday with the semi-finals pushed back a day until Friday....
10:17, 2019-06-07

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
10:17, 2019-06-12

In Shift, Trump Will Pick Kenneth Cuccinelli to Oversee Legal Immigration Mr. Cuccinelli, who was expected to coordinate immigration policy, will instead be chosen to take over for the embattled head of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services....
05:51, 2019-05-25

European elections: Far-right and Greens surge across continent in shift away from traditional centre Populist, environmentalist and far-right parties edged out traditional centre-right and centre-left parties across the continent in the European Parliament elections....
20:17, 2019-05-27

GST Shift "Smoothest, Politically Safe": Arun Jaitley's Review 2 Years On Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley today said the Goods and Services Tax -- the flagship reform of the Modi 1.0 government which completes two years today -- has been both consumer and assessee......
09:51, 2019-07-01

FDNY lieutenant, 54, dies of heart attack after 24-hour shift, officials say A 54-year-old lieutenant with the New York City Fire Department died of a heart attack early Saturday after completing a 24-hour shift that included responding to a kitchen fire and a half-dozen other emergencies, the department said. ...
02:51, 2019-08-14

Hungary's Fidesz seen winning 56% of votes; Orban sees shift in Europe Hungary's ruling right-wing Fidesz party could win 56 percent of votes in the European parliamentary election, state television reported on Sunday, citing a survey by pro-government pollster Nezopont....
20:34, 2019-05-26

Happy Retirement: TPD K9 Evo sniffs out crime, enjoys ‘puppicino’ on final shift TUCSON – After nearly eight years of catching bad guys and sniffing out crime, one of Tucson Police Department’s officers is hanging up his badge. On Friday, Tucson Police Department announced the retirement of longtime K9 officer, Evo on Tucson Police K9’s social media accounts. ...
18:00, 2019-09-14

Nintendo says it will shift part of its Switch gaming console production out of China Japan's Nintendo plans to shift a part of the production of its Switch gaming consoles to Vietnam from China in an effort to diversify manufacturing sites, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday....
10:51, 2019-07-09

FDNY firefighter suffers fatal heart attack after 24-hour shift After work, an FDNY lieutenant suffered a fatal heart attack at his Orange County home early Saturday in what fire officials are treating as a line-of-duty death. Lt. Brian J. Sullivan, 54, of Squad Company 41 in the Bronx suffered the heart attack at his home in Monroe the morning after completing ...
00:34, 2019-08-14

Nationals shift minor league pitchers around in preparation for season’s second half Erick Fedde, Austin Voth and Kyle McGowin all moved from Class AAA to Class AA Harrisburg Thursday, so as to be more easily available on short notice....
04:01, 2019-07-12

CNN panel: Mainstream media is 'helping' shift Democratic Party to the left A CNN panel seemingly reached a consensus that the mainstream media is "helping" shift the Democratic Party toward the left following former Vice President Joe Biden's abandoning his support for the Hyde Amendment. ...
02:51, 2019-06-11

Guggenheim names Anheuser-Busch a 'best idea' on its shift away from traditional brands Shifting focus to Michelob Ultra from Bud Light and a strong innovation pipeline in craft brands have increased Guggenheim's conviction in the beer-maker's growth trajectory....
22:34, 2019-05-22

Justice Dept. Watchdog to Review Shift in Plan to Move F.B.I. Headquarters Democrats have expressed concern that President Trump may have intervened to keep the land from being redeveloped into a project that would compete with his nearby hotel....
22:17, 2019-07-03

Saudi Airlines shift flights away from Gulf of Oman, Strait of Hormuz Saudi Arabian Airlines has altered the path of its international flights away from the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
01:00, 2019-06-23

Oh, shift! Why don't baseball players bunt to combat defensive strategy? Baseball fans who hate the shift reveled in Matt Carpenter's bunt double for St. Louis, but don't expect to see a flood of copycats.       ...
21:17, 2019-06-22

Nationals shift minor-league pitchers around in preparation for season’s second half Erick Fedde, Austin Voth and Kyle McGowin all moved from Class AAA to Class AA Harrisburg Thursday, so as to be more easily available on short notice....
04:01, 2019-07-12

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American history."...
09:51, 2019-05-23

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as he tries to reinvigorate supporters in the Rust Belt towns that sent him to the White House in 2016. Trump visited Shell’s soon-to-be compl...
01:17, 2019-08-14

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Trump and Macron originally planted the European sessile oak together in April 2018 when Macron made h...
04:17, 2019-06-13

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to consider G7 funding for Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he would only consider a $20 million offer from the G7 to help fight wildfires in the Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes to him for comments he found insulting....
00:00, 2019-08-28

Surprise! Beloved President Ronald Reagan Was a Racist: Unearthed Call to Then-President Nixon Proves It History has been kind to former President Ronald Reagan. In death, the story of Reagan, the racist actor-turned-racist president has morphed into Reagan, the conservative maverick whose vision for America created the blueprint for “self-reliance.”...
18:51, 2019-07-31

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday that he could impose tariffs of 25%, or “much higher than 25%” on $300 bill...
03:51, 2019-06-11

Global Tech Ties Fray in Nationalist Shift as Countries Use Trade as a Stick Japan’s restrictions on exports to South Korea are prompting Seoul to move toward more self-reliance, the latest evidence of a nationalist shift in the technology industry....
17:17, 2019-07-03

Elizabeth Warren's shift puts health insurers in the 2020 Democratic crossfire In reaffirming her support for a new, universal "Medicare for All" program, Elizabeth Warren called for ending the private health insurance industry – a controversial step she had previously shied away from....
02:17, 2019-06-28

England crash out after shift in tactics and failure to fix defensive flaws | Jonathan Wilson USA capitalised on cracks that had been papered over earlier in the World Cup and on Phil Neville’s switch to 4-4-2One of the great puzzles of the World Cup was that England had managed to get through the first five games conceding only one goal. Fluent as they had been at times from an attacking of...
13:17, 2019-07-03

Toyota Forms Chip Venture With Denso Amid Shift To Self-Driving Cars Autonomous driving systems will also need the capacity to sense the world around them, interpret that data, and then make decisions such as whether to brake or veer to the right to avoid an obstacle,......
15:00, 2019-07-10

2020 Hopefuls Are Talking Transgender Rights, Signaling a Political Shift on the Issue On their own, transgender voters aren’t going to sway the 2020 election. But they’re a pretty fair proxy for how candidates are viewing equality as a priority and responding to a primary electorate that, at least for now, seems to be far more vocal in its demand for progressive policy. E...
03:17, 2019-08-22

Redesigned C8 Corvette Stingray ditches manual transmission: The stick shift is dying General Motors said the redesigned Corvette Stingray will eliminate the manual transmission, putting the stick shift one step closer to the grave.       ...
21:34, 2019-07-19

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by boat to assess the damage....
05:51, 2019-06-10

Auto-Parts Giant Slams Brakes on Engines Amid Shift to Electric Continental, one of the world’s biggest car-parts makers, is saying goodbye to the internal combustion engine—the machine that has been at the heart of the auto industry for well over a century....
13:51, 2019-08-07

Ford recalls 270,000 Fusion cars to fix glitch that can cause vehicles to shift gears and roll away Ford Motor issued a recall of more than 270,000 Fusion vehicles in North America because of a transmission issue that can allow the cars to shift into a different gear than the one the driver selected....
15:51, 2019-05-21

Trump campaign's small-dollar donations surge, marking major shift for GOP The Republican Party has long been panned by its detractors as the party of big money and big donors -- but donation patterns have changed measurably under President Trump, a Fox News analysis of campaign finance data shows....
19:17, 2019-08-13

Opinion: Drew Brees' injury could significantly shift balance of power in NFC Drew Brees' hand injury could deliver a devastating blow to the New Orleans Saints' Super Bowl aspirations.       ...
09:51, 2019-09-16

‘An Honor Mr. President.’ Chrissy Teigen Claps Back at President Trump’s ‘Filthy-Mouthed Wife’ Jab on Twitter It was an eventful Sunday night on Twitter, as President Donald Trump took to the platform to share his thoughts about singer John Legend‘s prison reform activism — and called out Chrissy Teigen, the model, cookbook author, show host and popular Twitter personality, referring to her as L...
05:34, 2019-09-10

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare: president's son Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, the son of the president said, the second health crisis for the leader in a month....
02:34, 2019-07-25

Federal corruption investigation involves UAW president, former president A source says the criminal complaint against UAW Region 5 Director Vance Pearson refers to UAW President Gary Jones and his predecessor.       ...
22:17, 2019-09-13

Shift from power to possession allows Chris Wilder to set centre-backs free | Jonathan Wilson Sheffield United’s innovative tactics are derived from the influence of Pep Guardiola and changes in the lawsL ast Saturday, Rochdale scored a brilliant goal against Southend, working the ball from front to back in 16 rapid passes. As is the way of things these days, clips circulating on social medi...
04:00, 2019-09-08

Los Angeles Dodgers' Rich Hill launches into profane tirade after bunt single during shift Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill went into an expletive-laced tirade Wednesday night after the team allowed a bunt single down the third base side because of the shift....
22:51, 2019-05-23

Daniel James joining Man Utd marks dramatic shift in transfer strategy under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer The imminent signing of Daniel James marks a shift in Manchester United's transfer strategy - and has Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's fingerprints all over it....
21:34, 2019-06-06

UNICEF urges ‘transformative shift’ in family-friendly work policies to reap ‘huge’ benefits Because the “earliest years” of life are the most crucial, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) published a list of new family-friendly policy recommendations on Friday it says will likely reap “huge” benefits....
04:34, 2019-07-19

Pentagon’s shift of $3.6B in military construction money to build border fencing infuriates Democrats in Congress CRYING FOUL: “Today Defense Secretary Mark Esper notified me that the Department of Defense will reprogram $3.6 billion in funds appropriated for military construction projects, including at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, in order to build @realDonaldTrump 's misguided border wall,” tweete...
13:34, 2019-09-05

David Koch's reclusive nephew is next in line to inherit the family legacy, and he may be planning a shift away from conservative politics REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Koch Industries confirmed Friday morning that 79-year-old David Koch, brother to 83-year-old Charles Koch, has died. The Koch family legacy includes the second-largest company in the US, Koch Industries, along with numerous political and policy institutions and billions of do...
04:51, 2019-08-25

Time, money, access: A baseball hotbed for a century, Tampa evolves as game’s economic winds shift Tampa has been talent-rich in baseball for nearly a century, but the city's latest stars also symbolize a greater demographic shift in the sport.        ...
00:00, 2019-06-06

Alberta wildfires: Trout Lake on evacuation alert; High Level winds shift; Fort McMurray poor air quality A remote northern Alberta community was put on evacuation alert due to a new wildfire, as crews further northwest continue to battle the High Level fire....
21:00, 2019-05-27

Reaction to 'Game of Thrones' historic nominations and 'Big Bang Theory's ' snub 'Game of Thrones' scores record-breaking 32 Emmy Award nominations, toppling drama series record set by 'NYPD Blue' in 1994. (July 16)        ...
03:51, 2019-07-17

Taliban lift ban on Red Cross in Afghanistan The Red Cross has fully resumed operations in Afghanistan after the Taliban said they had agreed to "new promises in humanitarian aid." The militants also pledged security guarantees for aid workers....
20:51, 2019-09-15

Taliban talks dead: what comes next for the U.S. in Afghanistan? Days after U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Elis Angel Barreto Ortiz and eleven civilians were killed in a Kabul suicide bombing – for which the Taliban claimed responsibility – President Trump said Monday that peace talks between the United States and Taliban leaders are dead. So what come next for blood...
23:34, 2019-09-09

| Trump says US-Taliban talks are 'dead' President Donald Trump says that long-running talks with the Taliban that were meant to end with a withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan are now "dead."...
23:34, 2019-09-09

U.S., Taliban end Qatar talks with no agreement United States and Taliban negotiators have ended their eighth round of peace talks in Qatar without a deal, but both sides agreed to consult with their leaders about next steps....
07:00, 2019-08-13

| US having 'very good' discussions with Taliban - Trump US President Donald Trump hailed progress in negotiations on an Afghanistan peace deal, saying that talks with both the Taliban and the Afghan government are going well....
18:17, 2019-08-19

US, Taliban To Hold More Talks On Ending War The United States and the Taliban will open fresh negotiations next week, the US negotiator said Saturday, as he voiced hope for progress in ending America's longest war....
00:34, 2019-06-23

The Taliban at Camp David: Trump Says Why Not? Mr. Trump, not a frequent visitor to the “very rustic” retreat, says it is a place where presidents have hosted “pretty bad people.” Not everyone agrees....
04:00, 2019-09-10

US emphasizes the need for a 'good deal' with Taliban Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has reportedly postponed a planned visit to the US, where he was expected to discuss Kabul's concerns over a potential US-Taliban agreement with President Donald Trump....
21:00, 2019-09-07

Taliban says near agreement on U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan The Taliban said on Wednesday it was close to an agreement with U.S. officials on a deal that would see U.S. forces withdraw from Afghanistan in exchange for a Taliban promise that the country would not become a haven for international militants....
18:34, 2019-08-28

Peace talks between US and the Taliban end without agreement Talks between the US and the Taliban ended Monday without an agreement that would end America’s longest war as both sides said they would have to consult with leadership on the next steps. The negotiations, held since last year in Qatar, sought a deal in which the US would withdraw its troops ...
22:17, 2019-08-12

Taliban say near agreement on U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan The Taliban said on Wednesday they were close to an agreement with U.S. officials on a deal that would see U.S. forces withdraw from Afghanistan in exchange for a Taliban promise the country would not become a haven for international militants....
11:34, 2019-08-28

'American Taliban' Lindh being released after 17 years The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan battlefield in November 2001 is being released from prison....
18:51, 2019-05-23

U.S. military likely to ramp up operations against Taliban: U.S. general The U.S. military is likely to accelerate the pace of its operations in Afghanistan to counter an increase in Taliban attacks, a senior U.S. general said on Monday following Washington's suspension of peace talks with the insurgents....
01:00, 2019-09-10

Taliban say latest round of talks with US ‘critical’ ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Taliban spokesman says the seventh and latest round of peace talks with the U.S. is “critical,” as the militant group meets with Washington’s envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Mideastern state of Qatar, where it maintains a political office. Suhail Shaheen told The A...
12:34, 2019-06-30

US To Keep 8,600 Troops In Afghanistan After Deal With Taliban: Trump President Donald Trump on Thursday said that US troop levels in Afghanistan will drop to 8,600 if a deal is reached with the Taliban and that a permanent presence will remain....
03:34, 2019-08-30

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakthrough is unlikely....
21:17, 2019-06-01

‘American Taliban’ Lindh being released after 17 years FILE – American John Walker Lindh is seen in this undated file photo obtained Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, from a religious school where he studied for five months in Bannu, 304 kilometers (190 miles) southwest of Islamabad, Pakistan. Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Ta...
19:00, 2019-05-23

US Having "Very Good" Discussions With Taliban: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Sunday hailed progress in negotiations on an Afghanistan peace deal, saying that talks with both the Taliban and the Afghan government are going well....
14:34, 2019-08-19

U.S. Envoy Hails Latest Talks With Taliban as the Best Ever KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan said Saturday that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement in the country’s 17-year war, calling the latest round of talks with the Taliban the “most pro...
00:00, 2019-07-07

Afghan war — What to expect from the US-Taliban Doha talks The US and the Taliban are close to finalizing a deal to end the 18-year-long Afghan war. But Kabul is still not completely on board, and this could complicate matters. Shamil Shams and Masood Saifullah report from Doha....
01:00, 2019-08-28

| Trump vows to hit Taliban 'harder' than ever as US marks 9/11 President Donald Trump has pledged to hit the Taliban "harder" than ever as America marked the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that led the country into war in Afghanistan....
18:17, 2019-09-12

US envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as the best ever The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan says that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement in the country’s 17-year war...
21:51, 2019-07-06

U.S.-Taliban talks end without deal, both sides to consult Talks on a pact that would allow the United States to end its longest war and withdraw troops from Afghanistan ended on Monday without agreement and both sides saying they would consult their leaders on the next steps....
16:34, 2019-08-12

Afghan Blast Claimed by Taliban Kills at Least 14 A Taliban car bomb near the entrance to a police station in Kabul on Wednesday killed at least 14 and wounded scores more, as peace talks aimed at ending the nearly 18-year war continued....
16:17, 2019-08-07

Taliban-US peace talks reopen in Doha The US and the Taliban have agreed on the broad strokes of what could become a peace deal to end the nearly 18-year-old war. Talks in Qatar are now focused on hashing out the difficult details....
00:17, 2019-06-30

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as part of efforts to move a stalled peace process forward. Feroz Bashari, government media center chief, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the fre...
11:34, 2019-06-13

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.N. says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says it interviewed 13 detainees from a group of 53 recently rescued from the Taliban. They were main...
09:17, 2019-05-26

US and Taliban reach agreement 'in principle' on Afghanistan President Donald Trump's special envoy for Afghanistan said Monday that the US and the Taliban have reached an agreement "in principle," pending final approval by the President....
12:17, 2019-09-03

Taliban Says Moving Closer To A Deal In Talks With US US and Taliban negotiators moved closer Tuesday to a deal, the insurgent group said, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced guarded hope for a deal under which Washington will withdraw large numbers......
20:00, 2019-08-28

Afghan Leaders and Taliban Agree on a Way Forward Afghans took a step toward ending nearly 18 years of war, as Taliban insurgents and a range of influential political and civic leaders agreed on a set of principles for negotiations over the country’s political future....
06:51, 2019-07-10

Taliban Says "Americans Will Suffer More" For Cancelling Talks The Taliban on Sunday said US President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to cancel peace talks would lead to fresh losses to American lives in Afghanistan at a time when the insurgent group was ready to......
21:00, 2019-09-08

Trump says peace talks with Taliban are ‘dead’ President Trump said Monday that peace talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan are over after collapsing last week. “They’re dead. They’re dead. As far as I’m concerned, they’re dead,” Trump said outside the White House as he prepared to board Marine One for the first leg...
09:00, 2019-09-10

At Least 50 Children Injured In Taliban Attack On Kabul At least 50 children were among nearly 100 people wounded Monday when the Taliban detonated a powerful car bomb in an area of Kabul housing military and government buildings, officials said....
18:34, 2019-07-01

Trump Meeting With Top Advisers to Consider Deal With Taliban President Trump was meeting with his top national-security advisers Friday afternoon to consider a deal with the Taliban that could lead to a significant U.S. withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan....
01:00, 2019-08-17

Pakistan authorities say 3 Taliban killed in shootout MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Authorities in Pakistan say counterterrorism forces have raided a Taliban hideout, triggering a shootout that killed three insurgents in the eastern city of Gujrat. The provincial Counter-Terrorism Department says in a statement that the three alleged militants were killed Su...
11:00, 2019-07-01

'American Taliban' to be released from prison Thursday John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban and vilified as a national traitor, is to be released early from a federal prison on Thursday while some U.S. lawmakers worry he still poses a security risk....
05:00, 2019-05-23

Who is killing more civilians in Afghanistan? It's not the Taliban Afghan and international coalition forces in Afghanistan killed more civilians in 2019 than have the Taliban and other militants.        ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

Trump Meets With Advisers to Consider Deal With Taliban President Trump met with his top national-security advisers Friday to consider a deal with the Taliban that could lead to a significant U.S. withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan....
04:00, 2019-08-17

The U.S. is Close to a Peace Deal With the Taliban, Officials Say The U.S. and the Taliban both say they are close to calling it peace after 18 years of war and multiple rounds of tense but cordial negotiations between dark-suited diplomats and turbaned fighters over cups of tea in plush hotels in Doha, Qatar. On one side of the re-purposed ballroom tables, U.S. e...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Opinion: Trump calling off Taliban talks is not the end The US president's surprise announcement has stalled negotiations. But neither the US nor the Taliban can risk scrapping the troop pullout deal entirely — the consequences would be dire for both, says Florian Weigand....
03:34, 2019-09-09

At Least 34 Killed In Afghanistan As Bus Hits "Taliban" Bomb At least 34 people were killed in western Afghanistan Wednesday when the bus they were travelling in hit a roadside bomb, officials said, a day after the UN warned civilians were dying at "shocking"......
21:00, 2019-07-31

Six killed, 105 wounded in Taliban attack in Kabul Taliban Islamist fighters killed six people and wounded 105 others by blowing up a truck bomb at morning rush hour near an Afghan Defence Ministry compound in Kabul on Monday....
03:34, 2019-07-02

Krug's old-school helmetless shift may be among NHL's last Torey Krug's old-school helmetless shift and hit in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final could be among last of its kind with NHL rule change looming        ...
12:34, 2019-05-28

Trump Halts Taliban Talks Amid Dissent President Trump’s decision to suspend talks with the Taliban stemmed from opposing views within his administration, the group’s refusal to meet certain conditions and growing bipartisan criticism of an emerging deal to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan....
06:34, 2019-09-09

Taliban attack kills 14 militiamen in western Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in an attack on checkpoints in the western Ghor province. Abdul Hai Khateby, the spokesman for the provincial governor, says seven other militiamen were wounded in the attack lat...
16:00, 2019-06-08

What a troop withdrawal would look like if the U.S. and Taliban reach an agreement: expert Donald Trump says the U.S. and Taliban are getting close to reaching an agreement under which the U.S. and other foreign forces would pull out their troops from Afghanistan....
14:17, 2019-09-02

Taliban Attack Security Checkpoint and Hospital in Pakistan At least nine people were killed, including six police officers, and 30 others wounded in a two-pronged assault in the northwest of the country, officials said....
17:00, 2019-07-21

Why Afghans Welcome Donald Trump's Surprising Tweets On Taliban Afghan officials, analysts and citizens on Sunday cautiously welcomed President Donald Trump's announcement that he was calling off the troubled U.S.-Taliban peace talks aimed at ending the 18-year......
07:34, 2019-09-09

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the US and the Taliban....
03:34, 2019-07-09

‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh to be released ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison. But conditions imposed recently on John Walker Lindh make clear that authorities remain conc...
18:34, 2019-05-22

Afghanistan: Taliban attack Kabul as US envoy visits An explosion in the Afghan capital has killed several civilians and wounded dozens. The attack came after a US envoy briefed the government on a draft deal that would see thousands of US troops leave the country....
17:51, 2019-09-03

Desperate for an end to almost 18-year war, US negotiating from position of weakness with Taliban PLAYING A BAD HAND: If you’re looking for a graphic depiction of what U.S. special representative Zalmay Khalilzad is up against as he tries to bring the Taliban to the peace table with the American-backed Afghan government, the living map maintained by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies’ Lon...
13:34, 2019-08-16

Russia hosts Taliban delegation following collapse of US talks Insurgent group visits Moscow days after after Donald Trump declares US negotiations with Afghan group ‘dead’A Taliban delegation has held talks with Russian officials in Moscow after US negotiations with the Afghan insurgents collapsed, the Russian foreign ministry has said.“The Russian president’s...
04:51, 2019-09-15

US, Taliban hold peace talks with September deadline A fresh round of talks between the US and the Taliban began in Qatar on Saturday, days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hoping for an Afghan peace agreement before Sept. 1. As in previous talks between Khalilzad and the Taliban, the focus is on the withdrawal of US troops a...
00:51, 2019-06-30

Trump says he canceled peace talks with Taliban over attack U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled peace talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders after the insurgent group said it was behind an attack in Kabul that killed an American soldier and 11 other people....
04:00, 2019-09-08

What Do the Taliban Want in Afghanistan? A Lost Constitution Offers Clues. Deep resistance to democracy and protections for minorities within the Taliban code will emerge as huge hurdles if the insurgents seek agreement with the Afghan government....
11:17, 2019-06-28

Afghan Forces Hit With Wave of Attacks on Eve of Taliban Talks The violence came as Afghan politicians and Taliban members prepared to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations with Russia, and to speak informally....
21:17, 2019-05-28

As U.S. And Taliban Resume Talks, More Deadly Attacks in Afghanistan American and Taliban officials, in a seventh round of talks in Qatar, hope a breakthrough can lead to direct negotiations between Afghans over their political future....
21:34, 2019-06-29

Once Shunned by Trump, Pakistan Now an Ally in Taliban Talks Pakistan is now cooperating with U.S. to help pressure the Taliban to strike a peace deal in Afghanistan, with the aim of extricating the U.S. from its longest war....
01:17, 2019-07-20

US, Taliban Keep Open Door To Talks After Summit Scrapped The United States and Afghanistan's Taliban on Sunday both left the door open to fresh talks after President Donald Trump abruptly canceled a secret summit, but the insurgents threatened to inflict......
06:00, 2019-09-09

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be released John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison....
19:00, 2019-05-22

A Taliban Commander’s Double Life, in a War He Couldn’t Leave Behind In one life, he was Zabet Khan, a 25-year-old with a fondness for selfies. In the other, he was Commander Zarqawi, veteran of a war he couldn’t escape....
10:00, 2019-06-04

10 People Killed In Kabul Attack Claimed By Taliban The Taliban killed at least 10 people in a fresh bombing in Kabul on Thursday, yet another horrific attack on the Afghan capital as the US and the insurgents negotiate a deal to see American troops......
12:17, 2019-09-05

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at starting formal negotiations between the government and the Taliban. Tadamichi Yamamoto told the Security Council on Wednesday he...
00:00, 2019-06-20

Trump says Taliban have 'never been hit harder' after nixing peace talks President Trump claimed on Twitter Saturday that the Taliban have “never been hit harder,” one week after he abruptly canceled peace talks with the Islamist organization....
01:17, 2019-09-15

Taliban Talks Hit a Wall Over Deeper Disagreements, Officials Say The insurgents were resisting a grand plan for finalizing and announcing the deal, which would have brought them to Camp David along with Afghan president....
15:00, 2019-09-08

Taliban claim bomb attack in Afghan capital A suicide bomber blew himself up on Thursday in the center of Kabul, the Afghan capital, government officials said, with the blast rattling windows and doors in an area near embassies and government buildings....
10:51, 2019-09-05

U.S., Taliban near Afghanistan deal, fighting intensifies in north U.S. and Taliban negotiators are close to a deal that would open the way for peace in Afghanistan, a top U.S. official said on Sunday, as the insurgents followed their weekend assault on the strategic center of Kunduz by attacking a second northern city....
23:17, 2019-09-01

US To Cut Thousands Of Troops From Afghanistan In Taliban "Peace" Deal The Trump administration is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in exchange for concessions from the Taliban, including a cease-fire and a renunciation of al-Qaida, as part of......
10:00, 2019-08-02

Trump says U.S. to keep close eye on 'American Taliban' Lindh after release U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States would be closely watching John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, after his release from prison....
00:17, 2019-05-24

How Trump’s Plan to Secretly Meet With the Taliban Came Together, and Fell Apart What would have been one of the biggest headline-grabbing moments of President Trump’s tenure was put together on the spur of the moment and then canceled on the spur of the moment....
03:00, 2019-09-09

US-Taliban Talks Cancelled Over Kabul Bombing, Says Trump US Taliban Talks Called Off: US President Donald Trump said Saturday he had called off a secret summit with the Taliban and Afghanistan's leader, abruptly slamming the door on a year of diplomacy to......
09:00, 2019-09-08

Afghanistan: Taliban car bomb kills several people in Kabul The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a car bomb that has killed at least 14 people and well over 100 injured in the Afghan capital Kabul. Violence in the region has escalated ahead of crucial elections....
18:34, 2019-08-07

Taliban kill 14 pro-government militia in Afghanistan: officials Taliban militants killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in Afghanistan on Wednesday, said officials, as Taliban and U.S. officials near a deal aimed at ending the 18-year war....
11:34, 2019-08-28

U.S. envoy says latest peace talks with Taliban 'most productive' so far U.S. and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by a top U.S. negotiator leading the discussions with the hardline Islamists group to end the Afghan war....
23:00, 2019-07-06

US and Taliban could be forced into awkward alliance to take out ISIS in Afghanistan It may have seemed inconceivable 18 years ago following the September 11 terrorist attacks and the invasion of Afghanistan, but the United States is inching closer to a peace agreement with the Afghan Taliban....
09:17, 2019-08-28

Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban talks continue The deaths bring to 14 the number of U.S. troops killed by hostile forces this year, surpassing the total of 13 killed in all of 2018. More than 2,400 have died in Afghanistan since the war began....
08:34, 2019-08-23

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving most of a 20-year sentence — with some time shaved...
01:34, 2019-05-22

Afghan forces repel Taliban's Kunduz offensive The Taliban launched a failed offensive to capture Kunduz, a strategic city in northern Afghanistan. Even as it negotiates a peace deal with the US, the hard-line Islamist group has attempted to make gains in the field....
20:51, 2019-08-31

Donald Trump says he was due to host Taliban at Camp David President says he cancelled secret peace talks with insurgents and the Afghan president after Kabul attack killed 12 including US soldierDonald Trump has said that he cancelled secret peace talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders, after the insurgent group said it was behind an attack in Kabul that...
07:34, 2019-09-08

‘Words must never be met with violence’ urges UN, following Taliban threat to journalists   Following last week’s public threats by Taliban militants to deliberately target media outlets in Afghanistan, the United Nations mission chief in the country reiterated his call on Thursday for journalists’ rights to be protected, underlining the power of press freedom to advance peace, justice and...
21:34, 2019-06-27

All-Afghan peace summit set for July, but on Taliban terms An all-Afghan peace summit will be held July 7-8 in the Middle Eastern nation of Qatar, apparently on Taliban terms as there will be no official government representation...
01:34, 2019-07-03

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan officials are meeting in Islamabad....
09:00, 2019-06-10

Afghan Government Criticizes Proposed U.S.-Taliban Accord Kabul officials said the deal to withdraw U.S. and all other foreign forces from Afghanistan contains no clear penalties if the insurgency fails to comply....
20:34, 2019-09-05

Taliban say agreement on US troop withdrawal in Afghanistan is close The Taliban said Wednesday they were close to an agreement with U.S. officials on an Afghanistan peace deal that could bring 14,000 U.S. troops home. ...
05:34, 2019-08-29

Taliban: Afghan peace talks with U.S. '80-90 percent finished' Peace talks between the United States and the Taliban militant group have made "spectacular progress" during negotiations to finish nearly two decades of fighting in Afghanistan, representatives said Wednesday....
09:51, 2019-07-04

Taliban Attack Afghan City as They Talk Peace With U.S. Militants attacked from several directions on Kunduz city, which they have entered twice in recent years, even as peace negotiations continued in Qatar....
14:17, 2019-08-31

Germany in push to resurrect Afghan talks with Taliban Germany, a leading donor and member of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan, has been talking with the Taliban and the Afghan government in an effort to restart peace talks to end 18 years of conflict, officials said....
16:17, 2019-05-26

Taliban storm hotel building in west Afghanistan Taliban insurgents stormed a commercial building housing a hotel in western Afghanistan, killing three security officials and injuring 10, officials said on Saturday, the latest in a surge of attacks despite reported progress in peace talks....
16:00, 2019-07-13

Taliban revoke ban on Red Cross, provide security guarantees The Taliban on Sunday revoked their ban on the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Afghanistan and gave a guarantee of security for its staff doing humanitarian work in areas under their control....
09:17, 2019-09-15

US, Taliban scramble to rewrite draft on troop withdrawal Taliban and U.S. negotiators are scrambling to rewrite a draft agreement that will outline the withdrawal of American and NATO troops from Afghanistan and a verifiable Taliban guarantee to fight terrorism ahead of an all-Afghan peace conference Sunday...
10:17, 2019-07-04

Senator: Taliban ‘momentum’ complicating US peace talks Taliban momentum on the battlefield and divisions within Afghanistan’s central government are complicating negotiations over a withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, key lawmakers say....
09:51, 2019-05-23

Taliban Leader Indicates No Ceasefire Soon, "Doors Of Dialogue" Open The Taliban are unlikely to call a ceasefire any time soon, the group's leader indicated on Saturday, though he said the "doors of dialogue" with the US remain open....
15:34, 2019-06-01

Afghan Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting until goals met The head of the Afghan Taliban pledged on Saturday to continue fighting until the movement's objectives were reached and indicated it was still not ready to open talks with the Western-backed government in Kabul....
14:51, 2019-06-01

Taliban say killing of leader's brother will not derail U.S. talks Afghan Taliban officials said on Saturday the killing of the brother of their leader in a bomb attack would not derail talks with the United States aimed at securing the withdrawal of U.S. troops after 18 years of war....
18:34, 2019-08-17

Pompeo slams release of "American Taliban" as unconscionable: Fox U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized the pending release on Thursday of John Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, and said he believed the decision needed to be reviewed....
16:17, 2019-05-23

US and Taliban reach agreement 'in principle' on Afghanistan, envoy says President Donald Trump's special envoy for Afghanistan said Monday that the US and the Taliban have reached an agreement "in principle," pending final approval by the President....
04:00, 2019-09-03

America is close to ‘deal’ with Taliban, hints Trump With a president eager to bring US troops home, many question what Afghan ‘peace’ would look likeDonald Trump has met his peace envoy to Afghanistan and top security advisers to discuss progress in the latest round of talks with the Taliban, fuelling speculation that a deal to end America’s longest ...
15:34, 2019-08-18

A Taliban Car Bomb in the Afghan Capital Kabul Has Killed at Least 10 (KABUL, Afghanistan) — A Taliban suicide car bomb rocked Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 10 civilians in a diplomatic area that also includes the U.S. Embassy — the second such attack this week that underscored Afghan government warnings that a preliminary U.S.-Taliban deal on ending...
22:00, 2019-09-05

Afghanistan releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners without conditions The Afghan government this month released 490 Taliban fighters and commanders from its prisons, as part of a goodwill gesture to persuade the militant group to come to the table for direct talks with the Ashraf Ghani-led administration. A total of 887 prisoners, according to National Security Adviso...
22:34, 2019-06-14

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan as Talks With Taliban Resume American casualties in the long war, still a fraction of the Afghan losses, are rising steadily as the United States take a more aggressive role amid peace talks....
01:17, 2019-08-22

US-Taliban talks: DW reporters' firsthand account from Doha Journalists are eagerly awaiting a breakthrough in the US-Taliban talks in Doha, Qatar as the two sides continue to iron out details of a deal. But reporters are faced with difficult conditions to get the truth out....
03:00, 2019-08-31

Afghanistan: Taliban take hostages in attempt to seize Kunduz Insurgents have taken several patients hostage at a local hospital during a massive attack on the 6th largest city. The hard-line Islamist group is close to finalizing a deal with the US that could lead to peace....
17:51, 2019-08-31

Former Taliban hostage admits striking wife but says she asked to be hit Joshua Boyle, charged with sexual assault, tells court estranged wife Caitlan Coleman was unfit to parent their four childrenThe Canadian man who spent five years held hostage in Afghanistan with his American wife has admitted striking her with a broom, but told a court in Ottawa that she asked to b...
01:00, 2019-09-11

‘American Taliban’ Lindh to be released Thursday from prison TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The California man who became known as the “American Taliban” after his capture on an Afghanistan battlefield in late 2001 is on the cusp of release from prison. Thirty-eight-year-old John Walker Lindh is scheduled for release Thursday from the federal prison in ...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Afghanistan: Dozens killed after bus hits 'Taliban' bomb Afghan officials have accused the Taliban of planting a roadside bomb in the western province of Farah. Civilians often take the brunt of fighting between insurgents and pro-government forces....
19:51, 2019-07-31

American who fought for Taliban freed early from US prison John Walker Lindh released, though some politicians say he may still be security riskJohn Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, has been released early from federal prison, instantly drawing the fury of senior US government officials who say he may still pose a securi...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Taliban attack kills 8 election officials in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have killed eight people in a bomb attack targeting election officials in southern Kandahar province. Aziz Ibrahimi, a spokesman for the Independent Election Commission, said Sunday that the employees were in the district of Maruf con...
12:34, 2019-06-30

Taliban Urge U.S. to Resume Talks After Bolton's Departure The Taliban called on the U.S. to restart talks on ending the 18-year-old conflict in Afghanistan, urging the Trump administration to revisit a nearly completed deal....
05:17, 2019-09-13

Pompeo: Taliban peace talks dead ‘for the time being’ CAMP DAVID DISCORD: It began with a short series of tweets Saturday in which President Trump revealed he had invited the Taliban and the president of Afghanistan to Camp David for secret talks to wrap up a deal that would have traded the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan for a promise from ...
18:00, 2019-09-09

Afghan official: Taliban explosion kills 2 police, civilian Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in eastern Ghazni province has killed two members of the security forces and a civilian passer-by....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Bombing Kills Dozens in Kabul as Taliban Talks Continue Attackers set off bombs that wrecked a war museum and TV station, but it was unclear what the target was. Militants were still holed up in a nearby Defense Ministry building....
11:17, 2019-07-01

U.S. Deal With Taliban Meets Afghan Resistance as Violence Intensifies Officials say the deal lacks protections to ensure the Taliban keep their promises. “The people of Afghanistan have been bitten by this snake before.”...
01:00, 2019-09-06

Afghan Taliban Sends Delegation Russia After Talks With US Collapse The Taliban have sent a delegation to Russia to discuss prospects for a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan following the collapse of talks with the United States this month, officials from the......
00:17, 2019-09-15

Taliban bombs Kabul again as U.S. envoy tries to seal peace deal    At least 10 people were killed and more than 40 others injured Thursday. Plumes of smoke could be seen rising over the capital as casualties were transported to a nearby hospital. The Taliban said in a statement that it had targeted a convoy of foreigners....
11:51, 2019-09-05

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be released from prison A California man captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban is to be released from prison on Thursday after nearly two decades in jail. But concerns remain as to whether he has abandoned his radical ideology....
11:51, 2019-05-23

As U.S. nears a deal with the Taliban, another major threat looms: ISIS There are widespread concerns that Taliban defectors will join the more ruthless Islamic State if Taliban leaders in Afghanistan make a deal with U.S. officials....
15:51, 2019-08-21

Dozens Killed as Taliban Bombs in 4 Humvees Rip Through Afghan District Insurgents rammed the vehicles full of explosives into a compound that the government had moved once after militant fighters took over its original location....
21:17, 2019-06-30

US service member among dead in Taliban suicide attack in Kabul Second attack near diplomatic area underlines warnings US-Taliban deal is moving too quicklyA Taliban suicide car bombing in Kabul has killed a US service member, a Romanian soldier and at least 10 Afghan civilians in a busy diplomatic area that includes the US embassy.It was the second such attack ...
19:34, 2019-09-05

Trump says he canceled peace talks with Taliban over Kabul attack U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled peace talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders after the insurgent group said it was behind an attack in Kabul that killed an American soldier and 11 other people....
04:00, 2019-09-08

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh released from prison A California man captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban has been released from prison after nearly two decades in jail. But concerns remain as to whether he has abandoned his radical ideology....
19:51, 2019-05-23

More civilians are being killed by Afghan and international forces than by the Taliban and other militants More civilians in Afghanistan were killed by Afghan and international coalition forces than by the Taliban and other militant groups in the first half of 2019, a UN mission to the country said Tuesday....
23:00, 2019-07-31

John Walker Lindh, known as the ‘American Taliban,’ set to be released from prison John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison....
02:34, 2019-05-23

Not ‘optional': Top lawmaker demands US envoy for Taliban talks testify The Trump administration's point man for negotiations with the Taliban could soon face a subpoena to testify before Congress about his work as a top lawmaker demands a September hearing....
17:00, 2019-09-06

6 dead, more than 100 wounded in Taliban bomb attack in Afghanistan’s capital The Taliban claimed the attack, which came as the insurgents were holding their latest round of talks with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Gulf state of Qatar, where they have a political office....
10:00, 2019-07-02

U.S. and Taliban Negotiators Are Scrambling to Rewrite a Draft on Troop Withdrawal (ISLAMABAD) — Taliban and U.S. negotiators are scrambling to rewrite a draft agreement that will outline the withdrawal of American and NATO troops from Afghanistan and a verifiable Taliban guarantee to fight terrorism ahead of an all-Afghan peace conference Sunday. Officials familiar with the...
12:17, 2019-07-04

Violence spikes in Afghanistan – is peace with Taliban a good idea? Violent attacks in Afghanistan have continued despite ongoing peace talks between the Taliban and the US in Qatar. Is the international engagement with the Taliban actually emboldening Islamist militants?...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Taliban attack kills U.S., Romanian soldiers in downtown Kabul A car bomb exploded in downtown Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday killing 10 people, including one soldier from the United States and another from Romania, Operation Resolute Support said in a statement....
01:34, 2019-09-06

Taliban militants claim responsibility for blast in Afghan capital A blast in the Afghan capital on Monday was part of an attack by Taliban fighters targeting the defense ministry compound in Kabul, the Islamist militant group said in a statement....
10:17, 2019-07-01

Taliban Claim Suicide Car Bombing in Kabul That Injured Dozens (KABUL, Afghanistan) — A suicide car bomber targeted the police headquarters in a minority Shiite neighborhood in western Kabul on Wednesday, setting off a huge explosion that wounded dozens of people, Afghan officials said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the bombing. There was no imme...
21:17, 2019-08-07

Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after Taliban blast injures 100 Afghan security forces on Monday were battling Taliban gunmen who stormed a building in the capital, Kabul, after a bomb-laden truck exploded near the defense ministry at rush hour, injuring at least 100 people, including 35 children, officials said....
12:34, 2019-07-01

Afghan and U.S. Forces Blamed for Killing More Civilians This Year Than Taliban Have Nearly 1,400 Afghan civilians were killed in the first six months of the year, with Afghan forces and their allies accountable for 52 percent of the deaths, according to a United Nations report....
18:00, 2019-07-31

Afghans Push Back on U.S. Deal With Taliban, Fearing Too Few Assurances Afghan officials say the deal lacks protections to ensure the Taliban keep their promises after U.S. troops leave, which could create an opening for further chaos....
16:00, 2019-09-05

Imran Khan Says He Will Try To Persuade Taliban To Meet Afghan Government Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said he would try on his return home from the US visit to persuade the Taliban to meet with the Afghan government....
22:17, 2019-07-23

'American Taliban' Lindh released from U.S. prison amid concerns John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years, the Federal Bureau of Prisons said....
19:17, 2019-05-23

U.S., Taliban peace talks 'most productive session': envoy Khalilzad The U.S. peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions were the "most productive session" to date....
23:00, 2019-07-06

As U.S. outlines draft Taliban deal, Pentagon chief provides few details U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday he would limit his comments on talks between the United States and Taliban as negotiations were still ongoing "in some ways," even as details of a draft deal have been  publicly announced by President Donald Trump and a senior U.S. diplomat....
04:34, 2019-09-05

Trump Declares Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban ‘Dead’ The president also signaled he would withdraw United States troops from America’s longest war, following the collapse of a monthslong effort to ease violence in Afghanistan....
04:00, 2019-09-10

Taliban kill 18 Afghan soldiers in overnight clashes, officials say Taliban militants killed at least 18 Afghan soldiers in clashes that erupted overnight when troops were trying to capture a senior Taliban leader, government officials said on Wednesday....
14:51, 2019-07-17

The Taliban Has Defended a Kabul Suicide Bombing That Killed at Least 16 People (KABUL, Afghanistan) — The Taliban on Tuesday defended their suicide bombing against an international compound in the Afghan capital that killed at least 16 people and wounded 119, almost all local civilians, just hours after a U.S. envoy said he and the militant group had reached a deal ̶...
04:51, 2019-09-04

Blast in Kabul Kills 14 and Injures 145 as Taliban Continue Talks With U.S. Insurgents said they were responsible for the large blast outside a security facility in the Afghan capital as they negotiated in Qatar with American diplomats....
16:17, 2019-08-07

Russia says ready to be guarantor for any Afghan peace deal between U.S. and Taliban Russia is ready to be a guarantor of any peace deal for Afghanistan agreed between the United States and the Taliban, the Russian foreign ministry said on Wednesday....
18:34, 2019-08-28

Afghanistan: Taliban vow to fight on after Trump ends peace talks In response to Donald Trump's decision to cancel negotiations, the Taliban have said they will carry on fighting. The group has continued to gain territory in Afghanistan, as Trump said he plans to pull out US troops....
23:17, 2019-09-10

Taliban: More Americans will die after secret Camp David talks cancelled The Taliban on Sunday said that President Trump’s decision to call off a secret meeting that he had scheduled with the terror group’s leaders at Camp David “will lead to more losses to the US.” “Now that US President Trump has announced the suspension of negotiations wi...
06:00, 2019-09-09

Peace Road Map for Afghanistan Will Let Taliban Negotiate Women’s Rights Afghanistan must “be free of fear and abuse” under a final peace deal, says the country’s ambassador to Washington. An agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban, for new talks with Kabul, raises concerns that women may lose rights in future Afghan governments....
23:34, 2019-08-16

Taliban launch ‘massive attack’ on Afghan city of Kunduz KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban have launched a new large-scale attack on one of Afghanistan’s main cities, Kunduz, and taken hospital patients as hostages, the government said Saturday, even as the insurgent group continued negotiations with the United States on ending America’s longes...
18:51, 2019-08-31

Trump to discuss Taliban talks, withdrawing troops from Afghanistan U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was to meet U.S. top advisers about negotiations with the Taliban and the potential for a political settlement, a senior administration official said....
18:34, 2019-08-16

Afghanistan's rights activists express concern over US-Taliban talks In an interview with DW, Shaharzad Akbar, head of Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission, said that any US-Taliban deal that undermines the basic rights of Afghan civilians should be avoided....
22:34, 2019-08-28

US, Taliban Resume Talks After Rival Afghans Agree To End Bloodshed US and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens and the militants ended a meeting with both sides......
15:00, 2019-07-09

14 dead and 145 people injured in Taliban bomb attack in Afghanistan Fourteen people were killed and 145 injured by a Taliban suicide attack in Afghanistan on Wednesday, a spokesman for the country's ministry of interior told CNN....
15:51, 2019-08-07

Afghans, Taliban talk in Qatar about peace as war rages at home Wary representatives of Afghan society met Taliban officials in Qatar on Monday for a second day of talks, with bloody insurgent attacks back home casting a pall over efforts to end Afghanistan's years of war....
00:00, 2019-07-09

Officials: Taliban attacks kill ten Afghan troops, four police KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bombing claimed by the Taliban killed 10 Afghan soldiers in the country’s west while insurgent attacks on security checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed four policemen, local officials said Monday. The soldiers were driving back to base after picking up the...
13:34, 2019-05-27

US To Pull Troops From 5 Bases In Afghanistan Under Proposed Taliban Deal The US military is set to pull troops from five Afghan bases under a proposed deal with the Taliban, the US envoy leading talks with the insurgents said Monday, in some of the first confirmed details......
22:17, 2019-09-02

The Taliban claimed an attack on U.S. forces. Pompeo blamed Iran. The secretary of State pointed to a Kabul bombing as an example of one “in a series of attacks instigated by the Islamic Republic of Iran and its surrogates against American and allied interests.”...
22:17, 2019-06-15

Ready To Be Guarantor For Afghan Peace Deal Between US, Taliban: Russia Russia is ready to be a guarantor of any peace deal for Afghanistan agreed between the United States and the Taliban, the Russian foreign ministry said on Wednesday....
20:00, 2019-08-28

Taliban Chief's Brother Killed In Pakistan Blast: Report The Afghan Taliban leader's brother was among four people killed in a blast at a mosque in southwestern Pakistan Friday, insurgent sources and a Pakistani official told AFP....
01:00, 2019-08-17

Trump Declares U.S.-Taliban Talks Dead, Makes New Threat The president warned the U.S. could do “certain things” that would cost millions of lives in a move to end the war, a step he said he doesn’t want to take....
09:34, 2019-09-10

US To Pull Troops From 5 Bases In Afghanistan Under Proposed Taliban Teal The US military is set to pull troops from five Afghan bases under a proposed deal with the Taliban, the US envoy leading talks with the insurgents said Monday, in some of the first confirmed details......
20:51, 2019-09-02

Only Trump Would Brag About Canceled Taliban Meeting, Jimmy Kimmel Says “Next month he’s taking Al Qaeda to Six Flags, did you know that?” the host joked on Monday night about the president’s canceled secret meeting with the Taliban....
20:00, 2019-09-10

Taliban says progress made at Afghan talks in Moscow but no breakthrough A Taliban official said on Thursday that decent progress had been made at talks with a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there had been no breakthrough and that further talks would be needed, Russian news agencies reported....
13:17, 2019-05-30

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh is released from prison The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan battlefield in November 2001 is being released from prison....
07:17, 2019-05-24

More Americans will die after Trump abruptly ends Afghan talks, Taliban say President Donald Trump's decision to cancel Afghan peace talks will cost more American lives, the Taliban said on Sunday while the United States promised to keep up military pressure on the militants, in a stunning reversal of efforts to forge a deal ending nearly 20 years of war in Afghanistan....
23:00, 2019-09-08

Afghan peace talks dead, U.S. to keep pressure on Taliban: Pompeo Talks on bringing peace to Afghanistan are on hold and the United States will keep pressuring Taliban militants for significant commitments while providing military support to Afghan troops, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
19:00, 2019-09-08

Taliban warns of more US dead after Trump says he cancelled peace talks President tweets that he called off planned Camp David meeting after Kabul attack killed US soldierDonald Trump says he has cancelled secret peace talks on Afghanistan scheduled for Sunday that would have brought him face to face with Taliban leaders at Camp David, the presidential retreat in the hi...
00:00, 2019-09-09

U.S. Envoy Meets Afghan Leader Over Taliban Talks, Official Says (KABUL, Afghanistan) — An Afghan official says U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has met with President Ashraf Ghani in the capital, Kabul, to brief him on the latest round of talks with the Taliban on ending America’s longest war. Ghani spokesman Sediq Sediqqi confirms that the meeting took p...
13:51, 2019-09-02

US, Taliban On "Threshold Of Agreement": US Afghan Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad US and Taliban negotiators are "at the threshold of an agreement" to end 18 years of conflict between them, Washington's top negotiator said Sunday as he concluded their latest talks....
06:17, 2019-09-01

Trump Tried To Stop Early Release Of "American Taliban" From US Prison John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years amid concerns he might still harbor......
15:34, 2019-05-24