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December 26, 2018 11:36 AM Iran in talks with Afghan Taliban: Iranian state media report

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has been holding talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban with the knowledge of the Afghan government, a senior Iranian security official was quoted by the official news agency IRNA as saying on Wednesday during a visit to Kabul. The news came days after reports last week of talks between U.S. and Taliban officials over proposals for a ceasefire 125

December 25, 2018 9:35 PM Syrian state media report missile attack near Damascus

BEIRUT – Warplanes flying over Lebanon fired missiles toward areas near the Syrian capital of Damascus late Tuesday and some of the missiles were shot down by air defense units, Syrian state TV said. There was no immediate word on casualties. While Syrian television didn't identify the planes, Lebanon's the state-run National News Agency reported that Israeli 106

December 25, 2018 9:18 PM Top-ranked junior cornerback Elias Ricks commits to LSU

Elias Ricks, the top-ranked cornerback prospect in the 2020 class, committed to LSU on Christmas Day. Ricks, a 6-foot-2 defensive back out of Santa Ana, California, chose the Tigers over offers from Alabama, Notre Dame, Ohio State, USC and a number of the other top programs in the country. He is the top-ranked recruit among the eight commitments LSU has received 84

December 25, 2018 7:20 PM British professor returns to UK after detention in Iran: BBC

LONDON (Reuters) - A British-Iranian academic who had been detained in Iran on security charges has returned to the United Kingdom, the BBC reported on Tuesday. Abbas Edalat, a computer science and mathematics professor at Imperial College London, was detained in Tehran in April. He had been arrested on what Iranian state media said at the time were unidentified 93

December 24, 2018 12:26 PM UAE says princess Sheikha Latifa living with her family in Dubai

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates said on Monday Princess Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed al-Maktoum, daughter of Dubai’s ruler, was at home and living with her family. Rights groups had called on the UAE to disclose the whereabouts and condition of Sheikha Latifa, following reports in the international media that she was forcibly returned after 134

December 24, 2018 7:05 AM League won't take action against LeBron James after 'Jewish money' post

After talking with Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, the NBA will take no action in the aftermath of his social media post of a song lyric that referenced "Jewish money," a league source told ESPN on Monday. The league office accepted his explanation that he made a mistake, a source said. James had been quoting the song "ASMR" by the performer 21 Savage 70

December 23, 2018 10:09 AM Myanmar says policeman found dead near border with Bangladesh

YANGON (Reuters) - The body of a missing Myanmar policeman was found on the country’s troubled border with Bangladesh, state media and officials said on Sunday after a clash with unknown gunmen last week. Private Aung Kyaw Thet had been missing since his patrol was fired on from the Bangladesh side of the border on Dec. 17, according to the state-run 128

December 23, 2018 7:12 AM Indonesia pop band Seventeen's members dead or missing after tsunami slams stage during performance

An Indonesian pop band lost its bass player and road manager after a tsunami struck the beach where the band was performing Saturday night, according to reports. In a news release, the band named Seventeen confirmed the deaths of bassist M. Awal Purbani, also known as Bani, and road manager Oki Wijaya, the Jakarta Post reported. Four others associated 122

December 21, 2018 10:26 PM Trump fundraiser Broidy hit with another setback in Qatar lawsuit

(Reuters) - A former top fundraiser for U.S. President Donald Trump suffered another legal setback on Friday in his efforts to pin the blame on Qatar for a hack of his emails, as a judge tossed his lawsuit against a veteran United Nations diplomat. Elliott Broidy, a businessman who held senior finance posts in Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and his inaugural 151

December 21, 2018 7:23 PM Belichick on WR Gordon: 'I wish him the very best'

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick addressed the media Friday for the first time since the suspension of wide receiver Josh Gordon and called the situation “unfortunate.” “Personally I wish him the very best, as we all do on this team,” Belichick said. “He’s made a statement, the organization has made a statement, the league has made a statement 115