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24 killed in bomb attack at New Kabul Bank in Afghanistan

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There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but the Taliban insurgents who dominate most of the province have frequently initiated suicide bombings in the capital. The militants, believed to control almost 80 percent of the province's countryside, increasingly have been making a push into Lashkar Gah to try take the city. Read More »

Severe Weather Causes Floods, Danger to 17 Million Residents

Several roads in coastal areas remain closed because of high water. Cindy had sustained winds of 40 miles per hour at landfall around 2 a.m. Residents across western Louisiana and eastern Texas can expect a total of 3 to 5 inches of rain, with as much as 7 inches in isolated spots, through Thursday. Read More »

Hatch lauds president's executive order to expand apprenticeships

Trump signed an executive order to roughly double to $200 million the taxpayer money spent on learn-to-earn programs. Democratic U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin said this week she was happy President Trump was focusing on apprenticeships, but concerned that his budget cuts a billion dollars for other job-training programs. Read More »

I don't have tapes of James Comey

This tweet resulted in a flurry of allegations and speculation that Mr Comey was sacked in order to hamper the FBI's investigation into alleged Russian interference in last year's election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign team and Moscow. Read More »

La Corée du Nord se défend — Mort d'un Américain

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Un porte-parole du ministère des Affaires étrangères de Corée du Nord a, dans le même temps, accusé les Etats-Unis de mener une "campagne de diffamation" contre son pays et fait "savoir que le comportement humanitaire et la bienveillance à l'égard de l'ennemi sont un tabou et que nous affûterons encore la lame de la justice ". Read More »

Editor's Note: Anti-Trump isn't enough for Democrats

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They have now three special elections in a row to fill seats vacated by President Trump's Cabinet members. That's why Nancy Pelosi and her allies are pouring millions into his campaign. "We're paving a way for a new generation of leadership". "I don't think people in the beltway are realizing just how toxic the Democratic Party brand is in so many parts of the country". Read More »

United States environment chief leaves G-7 climate talks early

The top USA official at the meeting, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt , left the meeting after only few hours of one-on-one talks held with his counterparts from Germany, Japan, and Britain. However, if the US were to hew to its Paris commitment, emissions would need to drop far more. United Nations executive director for the environment Erik Solheim , present at the morning sessions, said G7 countries, excluding the United States were absolutely committed to move ... Read More »

South Korea Summit Could Expose Strains in Alliance

Otto Warmbier's death after returning from North Korean imprisonment is stoking outrage in Washington and threatening to overshadow high-level U.S. Trump has made halting the North Korean nuclear threat his number one foreign policy priority. "It's shocking because Mr. Warmbier was so young, but this is just the tip of the iceberg". Read More »

New Titanfall 2 Update Adding Maps, Third Weapon Slot

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The game mode Titan Brawl will be added to the permanent rotation with a small adjustment - instead of showing the number of assists you got, it will show what percentage of damage you did to the Titan. Players should expect to remain on their toes, as "dense cover makes every corner a threat" with the developer having put in enough "room for snipers to hide in the back fields". Read More »

The US military just shot down another Syrian drone

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It was an Iranian-made Shahed 129 and was thought to be armed and in firing range of United States troops. A US warplane on Tuesday shot down an armed drone linked to Syrian regime forces, the latest in a series of clashes between USA -backed forces and the regime of Bashar Assad that risks drawing American forces deeper into the conflict. Read More »

Delhi University Admission 2017: First cut-off list to be out today

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More cut-off lists would be announced depending on the vacancy. Here are some important dates regarding the admission process for the year 2017 of Delhi Universtiy. St Stephen's announced its cut-off recently with most courses seeing a dip in cut-off or being at the same level as a year ago. As per the report, B.Com stream has been emerged as one of the favorite subject. Read More »

Prez polls: Cracks appear in Oppn unity

Another non-NDA party, Jagan Mohan Reddy led YSR Congress Party has given thumbs-up to Kovind. Kovind's UP Dalit identity and track record as a seasoned politician appear to have flummoxed opposition parties which are now wary of challenging his candidacy for fear of being seen as anti-Dalit. Read More »

Democrats Play Blame Game With Pelosi After Georgia Election - To GOP's Glee

Handel's tough race, combined with closer-than-usual GOP House victories in Kansas , Montana and SC, suggests Trump will dominate the coming election cycle, forcing Republicans to make peace with him, for better or worse. Fantastic job, we are all very proud of you! Handel devoted much of her speech to thanking national and state Republicans for backing her campaign before making a direct appeal to Ossoff's supporters. Read More »

Shiv Sena to back NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind in presidential election

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Announcing his party's support to Kovind's candidature, Thackeray on Tuesday said , "The Sena does not want to oppose just for the sake of opposition ". Addressing a party conclave in Mumbai on Monday, Uddhav went to the extent of alleging that the BJP was playing the Dalit card by fielding Kovind for the presidential election . Read More »

Kushner, Greenblatt met with family of murdered Border Policewoman in Israel

Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the issue is between the Palestinian leadership and Hamas , an Islamic militant group that Israel refuses to deal with. But Israel has continued to provide limited power to Gaza , paid for by the Palestinians, to prevent a humanitarian crisis on its doorstep and out of concern that more instability could lead to renewed fighting. Read More »

Ghana: Decision on Guantanamo detainees 'unconstitutional'

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The government said Friday it will comply with the Supreme Court ruling and seek approval for the men's continued stay. The order followed a 6-1 majority decision ruled by the apex court, that former President John Mahama breached Article 75 of the constitution when he admitted two ex-Guantanamo detainees into the country. Read More »

Georgia House Race Wasn't That Special

By fiercely contesting a congressional race in the conservative Atlanta suburbs, Democrats had hoped to make an emphatic statement about the weakness of the Republican Party under President Donald Trump . Trump said , referring to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Let me pause here to say that just as winning this race for Republicans was a morale booster, losing this race definitely kicks Democrats in the gut. Read More »

DC memorial for slain Muslim teen was set on fire, officials say

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Martinez Torres was held on a murder charge Monday, June 19, 2017, in the slaying of a teenage Muslim girl who was attacked during a breakfast break from an all-night prayer session at her mosque. "She was black, she was a Muslim, she was a female". Imam Mohamed Magid described Hassanen as bright, beautiful, energetic and generous. "I want to tell you my brothers and sisters in this community: You have to remain strong". Read More »

Turkish troops arrive in Qatar for exercises amid Gulf crisis

Egypt, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the UAE announced about breaking their diplomatic relations with Qatar June 5, accusing Doha of supporting terrorist organizations and destabilizing the situation in the Middle East. " Turkey will continue and we will develop our ties with Qatar, as with all our friends who have supported us in the most hard moments", he added in reference to last year's failed coup. Read More »

Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

On the Senate floor Thursday, Cornyn singlehandedly defended the bill at length against several disgruntled Democrats, including Minority Leader Chuck Schumer from NY, who criticized the way the Republicans crafted the bill. Critics worry this could would give states the option to not cover substance abuse treatment. More significantly, ends Medicaid's longtime status as an open-ended entitlement, with Washington paying a share of what each state spends. Read More »

Trump mocks Democratic leaders Pelosi and Schumer

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Hoyer said about the 2018 midterms, "I think we can win back the House, I really believe that". "If we don't, then I think it's incumbent upon her and all of us to reassess who our leadership should be". Prior to Georgia and South Carolina, Democrats fell in special races in Kansas in April and Montana in May. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Texas told Politico that Pelosi will continue to be an albatross for Democrats if she remains. Read More »

UN to send experts to probe DR Congo violence

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Uruguayan peacekeepers serving in the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) patrol in their armoured personnel carrier in Tshimbulu near Kananga, the capital of Kasai-central province of the Democratic Republic of Congo , March 11, 2017. Read More »

Australia to resume anti-ISIS airstrikes in Syria - defense chief

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Beirut- The Syrian scene lately witnessed several escalatory messages exchanged between the US, Russia and Iran, pushing Washington on Tuesday to call for more troops to al-Tanf military camp in the southeast of Syria as the US-led International Coalition succeeded to down an Iranian-made drone operated by the regime. Read More »