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Dozens killed in Afghanistan as car bomb hits bank branch

The IS group's marks start when a protest in Kabul arises, where a powerful truck bomb killed more than 150 people while wounding 450 and more. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the blast. Insurgent groups like the Taliban and Islamic State have launched a series of attacks across Afghanistan in recent weeks. Witnesses said children were among the dozens wounded. Read More »

IRGC Missile Attack Proves Iran Can Counter All Threats: MP

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard said it had fired six missiles from western Iran into northeastern Syria on Sunday, targeting "terror bases". Deir el-Zour is home to both Islamic State militants and civilians. Even more than they blame ISIS , Iran blames Saudi Arabia and the United States for the attacks against them. We know that Iran has the Shabab-3 missile, which has a range 1,400 kilometers, equivalent to 870 miles. Read More »

Seth Meyers shines a light on Mitch McConnell's health-care bill hypocrisy

Look forward to making it really special! "Remember, ObamaCare is dead". The long-awaited plan marks a big step towards achieving one of the Republican party's major goals. When Trump stupidly referred to the House bill as " mean ", he was nearly certainly referring to the provision in that measure that lets insurers charge higher premiums to those with preexisting conditions in states that have received a waiver from the federal government. Read More »

Democrats Search For Silver Lining After Narrowly Losing Georgia Election

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Democrats are lagging 0-4 in congressional elections this year, having earlier lost races in Kansas and Montana. But Mr. Trump's low approval ratings weren't enough to sink Handel, especially given that neither candidate dwelled on Mr. 'You know what, the honest answer is in some areas of the country - yes, she is. "That's no way to build a national party". "In more than 24 districts and counting, generic Democrats are leading in the polls or have already made significant shifts from the ... Read More »

Heavy rain, winds, tornado warnings as Cindy heads inland

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The city and surrounding area remain under tornado warning. The flood was also reported on the island of Dauphin in Alabama . Meanwhile, the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management held briefings for emergency managers statewide, spokesman Lawrence Messina said . Read More »

Parents of United States student to detail his time in North Korean prison

A hospital spokeswoman says Warmbier's family is expected to hold a news conference Thursday morning at Wyoming High School. The team treating him were to deliver a full medical update later in the day. Doctors said they have very limited information about Warmbier's condition before his arrival in the United States and have not had any contact with North Korean medical officials. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy pushes ashore in Louisiana

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The weather Friday was arriving on the anniversary of torrential rains and flooding that left 23 people dead in West Virginia a year ago. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin traveled to another community, White Sulphur Springs, for the dedication of a memorial for eight victims there. Read More »

Pelosi Insists She Won't Step Down as Leader

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Ryan was asked on CNN whether Pelosi is more toxic in today's discourse than President Donald Trump is. In the wake of a dispiriting loss for Democrats in a Georgia special House race, Pelosi is confronting renewed questions about her leadership, especially because she was the focus of a torrent of negative advertising in the Georgia election casting her as a San Francisco liberal and linking her to the Democratic candidate. Read More »

Trump Suggests he Was Trying to Keep FBI Director Honest

Trump also reiterated the sentiment he expressed via tweet on Thursday - that he did not make tapes of his and Comey's interactions. Mr Trump, in the Fox News Channel interview, did not say exactly what he thought had changed about Mr Comey's story. Read More »

Pelosi Is More Toxic Than Trump

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Still, Ossoff's loss may force Democrats to retool their strategy as they look ahead to next year's midterm elections, when all of the seats in House of Representatives and one-third of the Senate will be up for grabs. Trump's election as president had papered over the intraparty disputes and generational divides among House Democrats , as lawmakers joined in opposing the White House and trying to channel the energy of their party's liberal base. Read More »

18 killed, 100 injured in twin blasts in Pak's tribal area

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Four policemen were among the dead, while three others remain in critical condition, he said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Friday's attack. In January this year, 25 people were killed and 87 others suffered injuries when a bomb went off during peak business hours at a crowded vegetable market in the city. Read More »

Ram Nath Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

The "blunt and curt" reply was in response to Lalu's appeal to the chief minister to shun his stubbornness and support Meira Kumar , who, he claimed, was better candidate and also a "daughter of Bihar". The counting of the votes will be done on July 20. "We had supported Pranab Mukherjee for president [in 2012] when we were in NDA", he said, ANI reported. Read More »

Detroit judge halts deportation of Iraqi Christians

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And in this case, 14 days. The Iraqis argue they could face torture or death if they are returned to their homeland. The judge's decision Thursday (June 22) was cheered by the American Civil Liberties Union of MI and attorneys for the immigrants. Read More »

Nitish at Lalu's Iftar party despite differences over presidential nominees

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said today that the opposition parties fielded Meira Kumar as their presidential candidate to divide Dalits to "save their skin". Kovind had worked for Bihar without any bias, Kumar said. "It is not proper to make the Presidential poll an issue of political confrontation". After the Opposition declared the name of their presidential election nominee as Meira Kumar, Yadav said, "Nitishji called me and said that it is his personal decision". Read More »

Kovind files nomination for Presidential election in Modi's presence

Apart from chief ministers of NDA ruled states, there were CMs of non-NDA ruled states as well to express their solidarity with the candidature of Kovid. The counting of votes will take place on July 20. On July 24, the term of the President Mr. Pranab Mukherjee will end. The first was K.R. Narayanan, who was in the Rashtrapati Bhavan 1997-2002. Read More »

German Parliament backs plan to pull recon jets from Turkey

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The move comes after Turkey refused German lawmakers access to the base, saying the diplomatic relationship between the countries needed to improve first. Her critics accuse her of trying to curry favour with President Erdogan to secure Turkish help in stemming the flow of migrants into the EU. Relations between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have soured significantly in the past year. Read More »

Polygamous Sect Leader Lyle Jeffs Arrested In South Dakota

An off-duty Yankton Police Department detective spotted the vehicle and believed it was Jeffs. It isn't known why Jeffs was in southeast South Dakota . According to Fox 13 , the scheme involved Jeffs and other sect leaders forcing food stamp recipients to hand over all benefits to sect leaders. South Dakota authorities say polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs was captured at a recreation area marina southwest of Sioux Falls. Read More »

Qatar receives list of demands from 'siege countries'

Revoke Qatari citizenship for existing nationals where such citizenship violates those countries' laws. Giles Trendle , acting Managing Director of Al Jazeera , said: "We are stunned by the demand to close Al Jazeera , of course there has been talk about it in the past but it is still a great shock and surprise to actually see it in writing". Read More »

USA did everything to 'warn' Syrian jet away before shooting it down

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Russian and U.S. military officials are still using a special hotline to communicate about operations in Syria, a USA official said Friday, days after Moscow said it was severing the connection. "But will not hesitate to defend Coalition or partner forces from any threat", the statement said. There are tensions long running between the United States and Russian Federation that erupted on Monday publicly as Moscow condemned the downing of American military's of a Syrian warplane and ... Read More »

DUP denies demanding £2bn for NHS and infrastructure in Tory talks

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Conor Murphy said his party had serious concerns the deadline for saving devolution would be missed due the disengagement of both the DUP and Conservatives . The programme set out by the Queen at today's State Opening of Parliament will feature "a number of bills" geared towards making a success of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, the Prime Minister said. Read More »