January 26, 2019 | Taliban Meetings, Maduro, and Trudeau

Domestic

  • U.S. officials have been meeting with leaders of the Taliban and both sides seem optimistic. Taliban wants the U.S. to take their troops out of Afghanistan and the U.S. wants the Taliban to crack down on Al-Qaeda and other extremist groups.

Global

  • Maduro of Venezuela is now easing back on his comments he made earlier regarding relations with the U.S. and other allies. He also says he would be willing to meet with the opposition party.
  • Justin Trudeau (Canada’s PM) has fired the ambassador to China after he said controversial statements regarding an executive at Huawei being arrested last year.
  • One person has died and 10 are injured after a mob stormed a Turkish military camp.

Sports

  • Warriors beat Celtics in a close win.

Entertainment

  • Chris Brown makes it back to the U.S. from Paris after being accused of sexual assault.

 

Photo credits to RadioFreeEurope, Radio Liberty (U.S. special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad)

 

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