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Trump's Self-Aggrandizing Military Parade Idea Goes Down in Flames

Trump's Self-Aggrandizing Military Parade Idea Goes Down in Flames

The announcement came after it was reported the parade would cost $92m (£72m), according to military estimates - more than three times the cost first suggested by the White House. But a United States official told AFP earlier Thursday the planning estimate had now gone as high as $92 million, though no final figure has been reached.


Gunmen attack intelligence training center in Kabul

Gunmen attack intelligence training center in Kabul

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Afghan defence minister Tariq Shah Bahrami had earlier this week said that Ghazni attack had been carried out by Taliban with the support of external elements, including Pakistanis.


Uproar as politician praises White Australia policy, urges Muslim ban

Uproar as politician praises White Australia policy, urges Muslim ban

Politicians from across the divide have labelled the comments appalling and disgusting. The Final Solution was the Nazi plan for the extermination of the Jews during World War II. The Sydney Morning Herald newspaper reported that Mr Anning had "the most inflammatory maiden speech to an Australian parliament" since Ms Hanson said in 1998 that Australia was "in danger of being swamped by Asians".


Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

Vajpayee was being treated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences ( AIIMS ) in Delhi, where he was admitted nine weeks ago. Unfortunately, his condition has worsened over the last 24 hours. "We will miss him", Gandhi tweeted. "We stand with India in this hard time". A lengthy political career saw him make a mark as foreign minister in the opposition "unity" government of Janata Party in 1977-80, during which he delivered a speech in Hindi, the first such one by an Indian leader, at ...


Colorado man arrested after wife and two daughters disappear

Colorado man arrested after wife and two daughters disappear

Chris Watts , 33, is being held on suspicion of three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body, according to court documents. "When I got home yesterday it was like a ghost town". At the time, Christopher Watts worked for Anadarko, earning about $61,500 a year as an "operator".


U.S. ex-spymaster says Trump colluded with Russian Federation

U.S. ex-spymaster says Trump colluded with Russian Federation

In response to the White House's move, Brennan tweeted that he "will not relent". The president said he was fulfilling his "constitutional responsibility to protect the nation's classified information". In his letter to Trump, McRaven said, "Like most Americans, I had hoped that when you became president, you would rise to the occasion and become the leader this great nation needs".