Author: 0 Taliban kill 8 Afghan guards heading to work at US base

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing. The Taliban are stepping up nationwide attacks and the Islamic State group are making inroads into the war-torn country. Since then, scores of protesters have spent nearly three weeks under huge tents on a road near the presidential palace and the blast site, as well as in other parts of the city.

Author: 0 Survivors leap into water tanks to escape Portugal's deadly fires

While several residents of the village of Pobrais were killed while trying to flee roadside flames, the Ferreira family survived by taking refuge in a small water tank a few metres (yards) from their door. But farmer Fernando Pais stayed at home with his wife and son in Trespostos, a hamlet in the area. A child who died in the flames during his parents' honeymoon, a family saved by a water tank and a group of friends rescued by a generous neighbour.

Global Van Rams into London Mosque Worshippers
Author: 0 Van Rams into London Mosque Worshippers

The van hit people who had been attending evening prayers at the Muslim Welfare House and the nearby Finsbury Park Mosque in north London , one of the biggest in Britain. Someone in the crowd yelled to others not to harm the man while he was taken into custody. "Local policing teams have been in touch with faith leaders from all communities to provide reassurance but also to listen to any concerns".

Author: 0 Britain, EU to Discuss Brexit Issues in July, September and October

That meant, Mr Davis said, that issues surrounding trade in Ireland might not be concluded until the end of talks. A year after Britons shocked the continent by voting on June 23 to cut loose from their main export market, new debate within Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet on precisely what kind of trading relationship to pursue has perplexed European Union leaders, who warn time is tight to agree terms before Britain leaves in 2019.

Global Full dress rehearsal on Monday for yoga day celebrations
Author: 0 Full dress rehearsal on Monday for yoga day celebrations

And as much as this is a celebration of the practice of yoga, it is also a brilliant exercise in country branding that Israel could learn much from. Speaking in Hindi, he noted, "Everyone wants a stress-free, pain-free, disease-free existence, a happy life".

Global Perez mum on rumours Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid
Author: 0 Perez mum on rumours Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid

In quotes carried on Marca's website, Perez said: "I have not spoken to him". So upset is Ronaldo at the allegations that he is ready to quit Real Madrid . " Cristiano has the same corporate structure he had in England, where he spent many years without problems . The only thing I know is that he feels mistreated by the media".

Author: 0 Russia: US Warplanes West of Euphrates in Syria Now Legitimate Targets

USA -backed opposition fighters said Assad's forces have been attacking them in the northern province of Raqqa and warned that if such attacks continue, the fighters will take action. The truce that went into effect Saturday came after some of the worst fighting in months between rebels and pro-government forces. Israeli security officials said Monday they were studying the missile strike to see what they could learn about its accuracy and capabilities.

Author: 0 Suspected terrorist in mosque attack horror named as dad-of-four

Pedestrians held onto the Singapore-born suspect until he was detained by police and later arrested on charges of "the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder". The first White House voice to acknowledge the late Sunday attack was Trump's daughter, Ivanka, who tweeted that she was "sending love and prayers".

Author: 0 PM: Details of agreement with DUP will be made public

May's Conservatives have been in talks with the DUP after the prime minister's party failed to win a majority in a national election last week. Maybe this, in which he compares his first time in Downing Street to the antics of Hugh Grant's fictitious Prime Minister in schlocky Christmas staple Love Actually , is a work of genius.

Global Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning
Author: 0 Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning

The Guard said the strike was "in retaliation" for June 7 attacks in Tehran that killed 17 people in the first IS-claimed operations in the country. It is a derivative of the Fateh-110 missile, and was first test-fired in 2016, and has been featured in Iranian military parades. Iran's weapons programme is also a major concern for its Sunni arch-rival Saudi Arabia .

Global US calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens
Author: 0 US calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

Rejecting to comply with Saudi demands which were delivered by a Kuwaiti envoy, Qatar said Doha is willing and prepared to be isolated "forever" as long as foreign powers don't interfere with its sovereignty or foreign policy. Although applauding a Kuwaiti effort to mediate the crisis, Gargash said Emirati and Saudi officials planned to concede nothing to Qatar , an worldwide air travel hub now cut off from some of the skies around it and blocked from receiving the trucks full of food ...

Author: 0 Girl Who Helped Her Boyfriend Kill Himself Through Texts Convicted of Manslaughter

Roy committed suicide by running a generator in his truck as he sat in a parking lot in Fairhaven, Massachusetts , about 60 miles (96 km) south of Boston. What do you think of the verdict? "You already made this decision, and if you don't do it tonight you're gonna be thinking about it all the time and stuff all the rest of your life and be miserable".

Global Trinidad & Tobago to close schools, offices ahead of storm
Author: 0 Trinidad & Tobago to close schools, offices ahead of storm

He said a landfall is possible in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama or Florida . A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from Intracoastal City, Louisiana, to the Mouth of the Pearl River. Regardless of the track of its center, widespread rain will likely be the primary concern for much of the Gulf coast starting late Tuesday and continuing through late week.

Global Flash Flood Warning for Somerset County, Prepare for Warren Middle School Graduation
Author: 0 Flash Flood Warning for Somerset County, Prepare for Warren Middle School Graduation

Rainfall of up to 2 inches is expected in northern ME from Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Additionally, a flash flood watch has been issued for Livingston and Wyoming counties. The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a* Flash Flood Warning for.

Author: 0 Jared Kushner Welcomes Top Tech Executives to White House

On June 19 and June 22, C-suite executives will gather under the aegis of a new White House division, the Office of American Innovation , which is led by Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner (a target in the Russian election meddling investigation) and charged with "implementing policies and scaling proven private-sector models to spur job creation and innovation".

Global India, Afghanistan open air freight route
Author: 0 India, Afghanistan open air freight route

The corridor which passes through the airspace of Pakistan was launched with a cargo aircraft flight flagged off by Afghanistan President Dr. Ashraf Ghani . Presently, there are four to five flights operating daily between Afghanistan and India, bringing almost 1,000 Afghans, many of them for medical treatment in Indian hospitals.

Global Puerto Rico Votes in Plebiscite on '500 Years of Colonial Status'
Author: 0 Puerto Rico Votes in Plebiscite on '500 Years of Colonial Status'

It is under United States military protection and is entitled to federal funding for infrastructure and social programs. Voter turnout was just 23 percent. From the sidelines, Rivera said she refuses to back the man who served 35 years in prison for his involvement with a group responsible for bombings that killed and maimed dozens of people.

Author: 0 Iran Warns Missile Attack On IS In Syria Can Be Repeated

As well as punishing "terrorists", it was meant to show that Iran is capable of projecting military power across the region, officials and experts said . A photograph released by Iran's defense ministry purportedly shows a Zolfaqar being launched. According to the IRGC, the missiles fired on Sunday included the Zolfaqar, a new surface-to-surface missile which Iran has claimed can destroy targets around 450 miles away "with a zero margin of error".

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Author: 0 Police cite "road rage" in Muslim girl's death

A baseball bat was discovered nearby, police said. He appeared in court on Monday to face one count of second-degree murder. The department that they would pursue any new information that indicated Hassanen had been targeted for her race or religion.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo runs with the ball during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Sunday, June 18, 2017. If they are willing to focus on Ronaldo's productivity to this day, then Real Madrid should expect a hefty offer. It was billed as Florentino Perez addressing the Ronaldo issue, but when Real Madrid's newly re-elected president gave a round of media interviews, the content was much the same - ...

Author: 0 India set to celebrate Int'l Yoga Day

Held after the day itself, on July 2, if successful the event will make it into the Malaysia Guinness Book of Records, and will beat the current record of 5,000 participants set at the 2016 event. Minister for Science & Technology, Dr Harshvardhan has launched "Celebrating Yoga" -a mobile app developed by Department of Science & Technology (DST), Ministry of Science & Technology here in New Delhi .

Author: 0 'Are RSS People From Pakistan': BJP Leader To Critics Of President Pick

Virtually accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party of playing Dalit vote-bank politics, the Shiv Sena June 19 said it would not support Ram Nath Kovind if he had been nominated merely to win Dalit votes. The BJP's parliamentary board meeting, which was attended by Modi, picked the one-time Supreme Court lawyer after it went through a "long list" of names, Shah said, declining to reveal the other contenders.

Author: 0 Brexit: The 5 huge issues Britain and EU must settle

That's why we will work all the time with the United Kingdom and never against the UK. The leaders are also likely to shape more clarity on the UK-EU relationship post the exit and the nature of trade deals between them. He explained that Theresa May, the Prime Minister, would brief fellow European Union leaders at a summit on Thursday on the UK's approach to the rights of expatriate citizens, which will be set out in detail in a paper on Monday.

Global United States dollars 40K reward offered for information on Chinese scholar's kidnapping
Author: 0 United States dollars 40K reward offered for information on Chinese scholar's kidnapping

She's from Jianyang, China. The Champaign County, Illinois branch of Crime Stoppers is offering the biggest reward in its history in the search for a visiting student from China who disappeared more than a week ago. Yingying Zhang , 26, was last seen stepping into a vehicle at the edge of the campus in Urbana-Champaign on June 9, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation .

Global EU Brexit talks to focus 1st on citizens' rights
Author: 0 EU Brexit talks to focus 1st on citizens' rights

The EU had demanded early agreement on the rights of EU nationals living in the United Kingdom, the Brexit divorce bill and the Northern Irish border, before any discussions could begin on a trade deal. He added: "It's not as if Europe is leaving Britain; Britain wants to leave the EU". Britain insists that it must regain the right to control immigration and end free movement from other European Union countries into Britain.

Global Britain, EU start historic Brexit talks
Author: 0 Britain, EU start historic Brexit talks

Brexit minister David Davis will travel to Brussels to meet Michel Barnier , the EU's chief negotiator, to kick off hugely complex withdrawal negotiations that are expected to last less than two years. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Monday he still thinks that the Brexit negotiations will yield "a happy resolution that can be done with profit and honor for both sides".

Global Police arrest man in connection with Manchester terror attack
Author: 0 Police arrest man in connection with Manchester terror attack

An evacuation is being carried out, it says. Officers have evacuated an area of the city while they assess the auto. Part of Manchester's been evacuated after police found a auto that could be significant in the investigation into last week's concert bombing.

Author: 0 In spite of tweet, lawyer insists Trump not under investigation

And not unlike others who advise Trump on personal matters, Sekulow regularly appears on Fox News , as well as hosts a syndicated daily radio talk show. What has Trump's legal team said? Jay Sekulow , told " Meet the Press " moderator Chuck Todd "The president is not under investigation by the special counsel".

Author: 0 President Trump's Lawyer: Not Aware of Any Investigation

Now, it seems, it is indeed changing. At issue is whether special counsel Robert Mueller , who Rosenstein appointed and who reportedly is investigating whether President Donald Trump attempted to obstruct justice last month by abruptly firing James Comey , will call Rosenstein as a witness.

Author: 0 One year later: thousands gather to honor Pulse victims

June 12 has been officially been recognized by the city of Orlando as Orlando United Day - A Day of Love and Kindness, and a concert was be held in Lake Eola Park to commemorate those lost in the shooting. That's what a lot of people felt when they first came to Pulse before the tragedy. The name of each victim was read aloud, starting at 2:02 a.m. Monday.

Global Whom to believe, Trump or his lawyer?
Author: 0 Whom to believe, Trump or his lawyer?

During his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8, Mr. Comey stopped short of accusing President Trump of obstruction of justice, something legal experts on both sides have mocked . While Sekulow did brush off all allegations of investigations being carried out into the President's actions, he did later let slip about an obstruction of justice investigation that may be directed at Trump .

Global With the clock ticking, UK, EU play up chance of deal
Author: 0 With the clock ticking, UK, EU play up chance of deal

EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier , right, and British Secretary of State David Davis , second left, participate with their teams in a round table meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, June 19, 2017. Anxious by immigration and loss of sovereignty, Britain voted past year to end its four-decades-old membership of the 28-country bloc - the first state ever to do so.

Global German lobby calls for fast Brexit deal on trade
Author: 0 German lobby calls for fast Brexit deal on trade

Davis said she will tell them about plans to guarantee rights for some 3 million European Union citizens in Britain under a proposal to be made next week. The association represents 3,200 businesses with a million employees in Germany making industrial machinery. As Brexit negotiations begin, five of Britain's business groups have petitioned the government to reach a deal giving the United Kingdom continued access to the single market and customs union in the interim.

Global Mercury rises as Met office issues second highest heatwave alert
Author: 0 Mercury rises as Met office issues second highest heatwave alert

This week will see temperatures in the high 20°C's or even low 30°C's for many across England and Wales, Met Office forecasters have said. The heat is forecast to keep temperatures in the South and South East some 10C (50F) above the usual average for this time of year.

Global Georgia District 6 Congressional race most expensive ever
Author: 0 Georgia District 6 Congressional race most expensive ever

Chamber of Commerce chipped in another seven figures. "Because moderates and independents in this district are exhausted of left-wing extremism", Carver added. Spending in the race could top $ 50 million , making it the most expensive House contest in USA history. "Let's not have 11 Republicans running for the same position, OK?" "No, Chris.

Global Trump authorizes Mattis to set troop levels in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Trump authorizes Mattis to set troop levels in Afghanistan

The former businessman quickly agreed to launching an air strike on Syria in April, and subsequently handed over control of troop levels in both Syria and Iraq to the Pentagon. Some US officials have questioned the benefit of sending more troops to Afghanistan because any politically palatable number would not be enough to turn the tide, much less create stability and security.

Author: 0 Biju Janata Dal backs NDA Presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind

Further giving her opinion over Presidential Elections, Mayawati stated that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should have selected a name from a non-political background which would have been better. Samajwadi Party, BSP, and JDU have also hinted that they may support Mr. Ram Nath Kovind for President. BSP chief Mayawati , a Dalit leader herself, said Kovind can not be opposed unless the opposition fielded a popular Dalit nominee.

Global Pakistan thrash India to win Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Pakistan thrash India to win Champions Trophy

The way we showed character, this is for the nation . India lost to Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy final by a huge margin and it has been in the news , over the internet in the past few days. We now have two years to identify a squad we want to take forward and give them enough game time. "They [Pakistan] had an wonderful tournament, the way they turned things around, speak volumes for the talent they have".

Author: 0 Trump tweetstorm slams Russian Federation investigation

Trump on Thursday fired of a series of tweets describing the Russian Federation investigation as a "witch hunt" and he inquired to as to why Hillary Clinton's alleged dealings with Russian Federation were not being investigated. After Trump's tweet, that course of action isn't really available to Rosenstein. Ditching derogatory rhetoric about the Washington "swamp", Trump rallied in support of his fellow politicians and called on the country to pull together.

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Author: 0 79 people presumed dead in London high-rise fire

At least 58 people , who are missing, are presumed to have died in the Grenfell Tower fire , London police said. Speaking to SkyNews on Sunday, Labour MP David Lammy said some contractors working on the Grenfell Tower were removing evidence of their work after the last week inferno that killed dozens of people in the 24-story building.

Author: 0 Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation, Blames Unnamed Person

Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), who said she's anxious that the President will try to fire both Mueller and Rosenstein . "That's undemocratic on its face and a blatant violation of the president's oath of office", Feinstein said in a written statement.

Author: 0 Hamas, Israelis reject Islamic State claims over Jerusalem attack

The move came after three assailants, armed with knives and a homemade automatic weapon, carried out simultaneous attacks at two locations near Damascus Gate on Friday evening. It was the first attack in Israel or the Israeli-occupied West Bank claimed by Islamic State . "With God's help, we succeeded in carrying out an attack in the heart of Jerusalem , near the Temple Mount", the Islamic State, also known as IS, ISIS , ISIL or Daesh, said in a statement through its Amaq news ...

Global Pakistan to face India in final of ICC Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Pakistan to face India in final of ICC Champions Trophy

Zaman's century had helped Pakistan reached a buffer zone against India. "During its last pool match against Sri Lanka , another must-win game, Pakistan looked dead and buried in its run-chase, but Sri Lanka could not land the knock-out blow with catches going down".

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