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NIMA ROOZ: Faryab's Kohistan District Falls To The Taliban

NIMA ROOZ: Faryab's Kohistan District Falls To The Taliban After capturing Taywara district Taliban fighters stalked the corridors of the only hospital looking for wounded Afghan National Security personnel to kill, said provincial public health department director Ghulam Nabi Yaghana. The area in which the fighting occurred is tucked inside a mountainous region where access is restricted and telephone contact is unsteady. Highways passing through insur... [Full Article...]

At least 8 Dead, 13 with life-threatening injuries

At least 8 Dead, 13 with life-threatening injuries Of those survivors, at least 20 people were in extremely critical or serious condition and the others had lesser injuries. "The truck was loaded with people", San Antonio Fire Department Chief Charles Hood said in a joint press conference with SAPD. [Full Article...]

Aaron Judge's majestic home run, strong pitching carry Yankees over Mariners

Aaron Judge's majestic home run, strong pitching carry Yankees over Mariners But it had nothing to offer on the home run, skipping right past Judge, who was slotted in the order between Gary Sanchez and Matt Holliday, as it measured all the other Yankees' at-bats. It was all anyone could talk about during the Yankees' 5-1 victory over the Mariners. The veteran southpaw walked three and struck out five. Gardner's solo blast came in the sixth inning, and Hernandez exited a... [Full Article...]

CA Captain Thrown from Pumper at Detwiler Fire

CA Captain Thrown from Pumper at Detwiler Fire More than 3,000 firefighters are battling the Detwiler Fire that has forced hundreds to evacuate and destroyed at least 99 structures. The Detwiler , one of dozens of major wildfires burning across the U.S. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. "This fire has really devastated the area, business is just flat". "Even though the fire has grown in one area, there's containment in ... [Full Article...]

'We will win': Trump promises billions in spending at Navy commissioning

'We will win': Trump promises billions in spending at Navy commissioning The Navy will spend $43 billion developing and building the three Ford-class carriers that Congress has authorized thus far. The carrier was delivered to the Navy in May by Huntington Ingalls Industries - its craftsmanship deemed America at its best by the president. [Full Article...]

View August's solar eclipse safely with these tips

View August's solar eclipse safely with these tips Q: What is a solar eclipse, and why is everyone so excited about this one? It's even safer to view the eclipse indirectly by projecting the sun's image with a pinhole or binoculars. "[A total eclipse] is a spectacular thing to see". Do you have to be in "totality"? Studies have shown that the total eclipse could also have an effect on temperatures and even winds. [Full Article...]

Germany Cautions Citizens on Turkey After Activist Jailed

Germany Cautions Citizens on Turkey After Activist Jailed The German government has made a decision to take a hardline stance against Turkey after lengthy tension due to Ankara's detention of its citizens and what it sees as serious rule of law violations. It said the main reason behind the crisis was the "double standards" in Germany's stance on Turkey . "This is an escalation that we couldn't have predicted and a bitter one for all involved". [Full Article...]

French armed forces leader resigns over budget cuts

After his unbent take, many were angry with the president for publically aspersing the military chief. General Francois Lecointre, a career military officer, was named Frances military chief after his predecessor resigned on Wednesday after a clash with President Emmanuel Macron over proposed cuts in military spending. [Full Article...]

Committee formed to check possibility of designing separate flag for Karnataka

Committee formed to check possibility of designing separate flag for Karnataka The unofficial but widely seen red and yellow " Kannada flag", hoisted across the state on November 1 every year to commemorate the state's formation day and used as a scarf by Kannada activists, was designed in the 1960s by Veera Senani (brave soldier) Ma Ramamurthy, who championed the cause of Kannada. [Full Article...]

Saudi king pressured United States to seek reopening of Al Aqsa Mosque

Saudi king pressured United States to seek reopening of Al Aqsa Mosque One of the wounded included Palestinian leader Mustafa Barghouti, who was reportedly shot in the head by a rubber bullet and brought to al-Makassed Hospital in east Jerusalem. Jerusalem police commissioner Yoram Halevi said on the Israel Radio that Jerusalem is now quiet, and defended security checks. He said that security measures of this kind are commonplace in the world. [Full Article...]

Community Holds Vigil After Police Shoot and Kill Australian Justine Ruszczyk

Community Holds Vigil After Police Shoot and Kill Australian Justine Ruszczyk Minneapolis police shot and killed an unarmed Australian woman who had called 911 to report a suspicious noise in the alley behind her home. The officers have been placed on administrative leave and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the shooting, a Minneapolis Police Department spokesman tells PEOPLE. [Full Article...]

Parliament Monsoon Session Day 1 To Be Adjourned In Both Houses

Parliament Monsoon Session Day 1 To Be Adjourned In Both Houses He said the Congress "is not in favour of stalling the proceedings of Parliament , but we are forced to do so when the government does not agree to our genuine demands". Parliament is meeting at a crucial time when the nation has recently adopted the new indirect tax regime of Goods and Services Tax. It is also expected that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will discuss the name of its Vice-P... [Full Article...]

Ann Coulter Is Enraged With Delta For Allegedly Giving Away Her Seat

Ann Coulter Is Enraged With Delta For Allegedly Giving Away Her Seat Coulter went off on the airline in a tweetstorm starting Saturday when she was moved from a seat she had pre-booked. Delta Air Lines has responded to the "derogatory" tirade that conservative author Ann Coulter directed at them throughout the weekend. [Full Article...]

Reply to graft charges or face axe: Nitish to Tejashwi

Reply to graft charges or face axe: Nitish to Tejashwi Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Friday night said his younger son and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav will not resign and claimed that the state's ruling Grand Alliance is intact. On Lalu ruling out Tejashwi's resignation, Rajak, who was earlier in the RJD, said, "He (Lalu) is an elderly and experienced leader". This section says that Lalu Prasad Yadav and h... [Full Article...]

Ed Wood Oscar victor Martin Landau dies at 89

Ed Wood Oscar victor Martin Landau dies at 89 The actor's publicist, Dick Guttman said: "We are overcome with sadness". Landau appeared in cult Alfred Hitchcock movie North by Northwest - his first film role in 1959, Cleopatra , The Greatest Story Ever Told , and Nevada Smith , but he made his name on TV in the series Mission: Impossible and Space: 1999 . [Full Article...]

New information on Delphi murder case to be released Monday

New information on Delphi murder case to be released Monday Abby, 13, and Libby, 14, who became good friends as teammates on their seventh-grade volleyball team, were enjoying a day off from middle school on February 13 when they disappeared on a hiking trail near their rural hometown of Delphi. Police ask that you focus on the person's facial features. In the over five months since their deaths, no arrests have been made. Riley said investigators beli... [Full Article...]

Two tourists killed in Egypt beach resort stabbing attack

Two tourists killed in Egypt beach resort stabbing attack Some of the wounded are in a critical condition, a statement said. Abdelaziz said two of the injured were Czech and two were Armenian. The attacker - reportedly in his 20s - was reported to have stabbed the tourists in the face, neck and feet, according to a security official. [Full Article...]

Defying Trump, Jerry Brown to showcase American climate change efforts

Defying Trump, Jerry Brown to showcase American climate change efforts It has been created to inform Americans on state actions to address climate change , providing updates on the progress made to meet the Paris Agreement targets. Outside experts with the World Resources Institute and the Rocky Mountain Institute, two US -based non-profits, have been retained to conduct the study on current and projected emissions of "America's Pledge" affiliates. [Full Article...]

India should initiate fresh dialogue with China after Sikkim standoff, says CPI(M)

India should initiate fresh dialogue with China after Sikkim standoff, says CPI(M) People's Daily has published this article-"If this can be tolerated, what cannot be tolerated?", the editorial refers to India's alleged attempts to "erode" Chinese territory, recounts Indian Army provocation and warns of retaliation. Bhutan co-operates closely with India in determining its foreign policy, and the Indian Army is involved in the training of its armed forces. After the meeting, Sit... [Full Article...]

Human remains found in search for 4 Pennsylvania men

Human remains found in search for 4 Pennsylvania men District Attorney Matthew Weintraub said authorities found the body of 19-year-old Dean Finocchiaro , one of four missing Pennsylvania men. "This is a homicide , make no mistake about it", Weintraub said. Meo and Sturgis were last seen together that same night. Patrick disappeared a week ago. Inside the auto was Meo's insulin, which he needed to survive. [Full Article...]


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