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150 feared killed in Taliban raid on Afghan military base

The attack on the base came less than a week after the powerful and longtime governor of Balkh, Ustad Atta, was said to have wiped out the Taliban from various parts of the province that border Central Asia. U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Saturday announced another incident in the northern part of the country, saying Taliban leader Quari Tayib was killed in an airstrike in Kunduz province.


Pence, on United States carrier, pledges to defend Asia

Pence, on United States carrier, pledges to defend Asia

In a speech that reiterated the words of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during his swing through Asia in March, Pence further warned that North Korea should not test President Donald Trump's resolve on putting an end to what is seen as North Korea's constant destabilization of the region.


Democrats Blow Winning Elections Ossoff Handel 4/19/17

Democrats Blow Winning Elections Ossoff Handel 4/19/17

The question for Ossoff , and Democrats more broadly, is whether they can successfully link an establishment Republican like Handel to the less-than-popular Trump over the course of a two month, one-versus-one runoff slog. It will essentially sober Republicans who are assessing whether to run in Trump's first midterm election. Ossoff's performance - coming after a better-than-expected showing by the Democrat in an special House election in Kansas last week - raises the stakes in the next ...



Volvo to Export Electric Cars From China

Last year, GM sold nearly 4 million vehicles in China, which means that if they want to follow the requirements, they will have to sell more EVs in China in 2019 alone than they have cumulatively around the world over the past decade. "We have concerns relative to amount of IP that has to be shared". Long, 20, drives himself to school for around 50 yuan ($7) using EVCARD, a service launched by state-owned automaker SAIC Motor that has compact electric vehicles sprinkled around the city, ...


Pakistan Court Keeps Prime Minister in Power but Orders Inquiry of Family

Pakistan Court Keeps Prime Minister in Power but Orders Inquiry of Family

Immediately after the ruling the nation's benchmark stock index advanced 3.9 percent, the largest jump in more than two years, before paring gains to 2.2 percent. Sharif defended himself in parliament last year saying the wealth his family possesses was acquired legally several years before he even ventured into politics.