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Pompeo: 'significant reduction' in Afghanistan violence

02/28/20 3:04 PM

The United States has seen a significant reduction in violence in Afghanistan during the past six days, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday, one day before Washington hopes to sign a U.S.-Taliban deal on an American troop withdrawal.

Pompeo to witness signing of U.S.-Taliban deal: Trump

02/28/20 3:03 PM

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday announced that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would witness the signing of a U.S.-Taliban agreement on a withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan.

'Risk is very high,' warns WHO, as coronavirus wipes $6 trillion off markets

02/28/20 3:03 PM

The coronavirus spread further on Friday, with cases reported for the first time in six countries across three continents, battering markets and leading the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise its impact risk alert to "very high."

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Coronavirus patient's dog tests positive for COVID-19 but still unclear if it's infected

02/28/20 6:27 PM

The pet dog of a coronavirus patient in Hong Kong tested "weak" positive for COVID-19, a spokesman said Friday.       

New nationwide study shows where Americans agree – and where Democrats differ headed into November

02/28/20 5:17 PM

National research project shows Republican and Democratic voters agree on gun background checks and disagree on immigration.       

What will my tax refund be? So far, they're smaller by an average of $18

02/28/20 3:49 PM

The average tax refund issued so far fell slightly to $3,125, down 0.6% from $3,143 at the same time last year, according to the IRS.      

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FIA make private settlement with Ferrari over F1 engine

02/28/20 2:41 PM

Formula One's governing body said on Friday it had reached a settlement with Ferrari after technical investigations into the team's 2019 power unit.

Mercedes head for Australia as top team in F1 testing

02/28/20 2:36 PM

Formula One champions Mercedes will head to Australia for the March 15 season-opener as the top team in testing but with rivals Ferrari and Red Bull hinting at hidden pace.

Boxing: Jordan's Al Shammary dreams of boxing her way to Olympic glory

02/28/20 2:26 PM

Jordanian boxer Reem Al Shammary is driven by her desire to forge a path to the Olympics and sees punching her way past the prevailing gender stereotypes in her country as a welcome added bonus.