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KABUL, Afghanistan  | Taliban target military base, police center, killing 12

KABUL, Afghanistan  —January 21, 2019— A coordinated Taliban assault on a military base and police training center in eastern Afghanistan on Monday morning killed at least 12 and wounded over 30 people, provincial officials said. Salem Asgherkhail, head of the area’s public health department, said that most of those killed in the attack in Maidan … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan  | Taliban target military base, police center, killing 12

MARAWI, Philippines | Filipino Muslims vote on autonomy after long peace effort

MARAWI, Philippines —January 21, 2019—   Muslims in the southern Philippines voted Monday in a referendum on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest, in what their leaders are touting as the best alternative to a new wave of Islamic State group-inspired militants. The vote caps a tumultuous peace … Continue reading MARAWI, Philippines | Filipino Muslims vote on autonomy after long peace effort

KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan health official says at least 12 killed in Taliban attack on military base and police center in eastern province

KABUL, Afghanistan— January 21, 2019—  Afghan health official says at least 12 killed in Taliban attack on military base and police center in eastern province. By Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea | Further sexual abuse claimed in South Korean skating

SEOUL, South Korea—January 20, 2019—  More South Korean female skaters say they were sexually abused by their coaches following explosive claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee that she had been raped by her former coach since she was a teen, a group representing athletes disclosed Monday. Its announcement came as a growing #MeToo movement rocks … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Further sexual abuse claimed in South Korean skating

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | 2-for-1: Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon bonus

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla .—January 20, 2019—  The only total lunar eclipse this year and next came with a supermoon bonus. On Sunday night, the moon, Earth and sun lined up to create the eclipse, which was visible throughout North and South America, where skies were clear. There won’t be another until 2021. It was also the … Continue reading CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | 2-for-1: Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon bonus

BEIJING | China’s economic growth sinks to 3-decade low in 2018

BEIJING — January 20, 2019—  China‘s economic growth fell to a three-decade low in 2018 as business activity lagged amid a tariff war with Washington. The world’s second-largest economy expanded by 6.6 percent over a year earlier, down from 2017’s 6.9 percent, official data showed Monday. Growth in the three months that ended in December … Continue reading BEIJING | China’s economic growth sinks to 3-decade low in 2018

DETROIT | Teen in confrontation with Native American: I didn’t provoke

DETROIT  —January 20, 2019—   The student who stared and smiled at an elderly Native American protester drumming in his face outside the Lincoln Memorial as his schoolmates chanted and laughed says he did nothing to provoke the man in the videotaped confrontation and was only trying to calm the situation. The student identified himself in … Continue reading DETROIT | Teen in confrontation with Native American: I didn’t provoke

SEOUL, South Korea | Group claims further sexual abuse in South Korean skating

SEOUL, South Korea —January 20, 2019—  An athletes’ group has raised further allegations of sexual abuse in South Korean speed skating following explosive claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee that she had been raped by her former coach since she was a teen. The group said Monday it found five more skaters who were sexually … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Group claims further sexual abuse in South Korean skating