• Taliban Clashing With Afghan Forces in Western Farah Province
Taliban Clashing With Afghan Forces in Western Farah Province

Reinforcements including commando units as well as the Afghan air force were battling Taliban fighters around the city, he said. Afghan security forces have struggled to combat the Taliban and IS since the USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation formally concluded their combat role in the country in 2014, shifting to a support and counterterro...

Read more

  • Ukraine raids Kiev offices of Russian state media
Ukraine raids Kiev offices of Russian state media

Ukraine's state security service searched the Kiev offices of Russia's state-run RIA Novosti news agency and TV channel RT on Tuesday, after detaining one journalist near his home, officials said. Kiev has repeatedly restricted the work of Russian media in the country, including regularly barring Russian journalists from entering Ukraine. But thi...

Read more

  • Israel strikes 'dozens' of Iranian targets in Syria
Israel strikes 'dozens' of Iranian targets in Syria

He called the situation "very alarming". Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has traveled to Moscow where he and President Vladimir Putin will discuss military coordination amid new strikes in Syria blamed on Israel. He added that "ground assets were also used to strike into Syria". The official SANA news agency said "dozens of missiles w...

Read more

  • Rauner Proposes Bringing Back Death Penalty, Other Gun Measures, in Amendatory Veto
Rauner Proposes Bringing Back Death Penalty, Other Gun Measures, in Amendatory Veto

Also in the message, Rauner is asking for a 72 hour waiting period for the purchase of ALL guns, not just handguns as the law now states ... a ban on bump stocks ... Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie (D), the House majority leader, dismissed Rauner's call to reinstate the death penalty with a brief statement Monday. "The death penalty should never be use...

Read more

  • First day of 9th round of Astana talks completed
First day of 9th round of Astana talks completed

The preparatory meeting was attended by Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to Iran's Foreign Minister in Political Affairs; Alexander Lavrentiev, the Russian President's Special Envoy on Syria; and Sedat Onal, the Deputy Undersecretary of the Turkish Foreign Ministry.

Read more

  • Fairfield kids rescued, parents arrested for neglect and abuse
Fairfield kids rescued, parents arrested for neglect and abuse

Once there, the officers conducted a search "due to concerns for the safety and health of the child and the child's siblings", police said. A California man has been arrested for what police say was "a long and continuous history of severe physical and emotional abuse" of his 10 children between the ages of 4 months and 12 years old.

Read more

  • Baby Left Naked and Abandoned in Woods Defies Death
Baby Left Naked and Abandoned in Woods Defies Death

Brandon M. Blouin, 25, allegedly abandoned his infant son, Bradley Thomas, for about six hours while searching for the child's mother Thursday in a wooded area southeast of Bend, according to the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office . Bradley was found by a Deschutes County detective lying in dirt about a 1.5km from the vehicle. "I don't think we c...

Read more

  • Iran Threatens To Start 'Industrial Scale' Uranium Enrichment
Iran Threatens To Start 'Industrial Scale' Uranium Enrichment

Their comments came as it was announced UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will take part in emergency talks with his Iranian counterpart in Brussels next week. "Negotiation for maintaining and continuing JCPOA's implementation is very effective and essential for the security and stability of the region and the world", said the Turkish presiden...

Read more

  • Poor People's Campaign begins six weeks of action in Olympia
Poor People's Campaign begins six weeks of action in Olympia

Police were told members of the group meant to protest "until they got arrested", Cavey said. This campaign is backed by various faith groups, activist groups and the arts community. Bianca Davis-Lovelace tells Seattle's Morning News they are calling for a "moral revival" during their six weeks of non-violent action. The majority of the trainin...

Read more

  • Palestinians are Killed in Conflict Following US Embassy Move to Jerusalem
Palestinians are Killed in Conflict Following US Embassy Move to Jerusalem

Expand | Collapse (Screenshot: YouTube/NBC News) Israeli President Reuven Rivlin giving remarks at the ceremony celebrating the opening of the USA embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, May 14, 2018 . Fourteen protesters were arrested for confronting police officers and interrupting public order, Jerusalem police said. The two entities said Israe...

Read more

  • SCOTUS overturns death sentence for Bossier man, orders new trial
SCOTUS overturns death sentence for Bossier man, orders new trial

The decision to maintain one's innocence, the court reasoned, falls within the category of decisions reserved for the defendant: If the defendant tells his attorney that "the objective of 'his defence' is to maintain innocence of the charged criminal acts", the court continued, the attorney must follow that instruction and can not "override it ...

Read more

  • Trump says he will track down 'traitors and cowards' who leak
Trump says he will track down 'traitors and cowards' who leak

Though the president called the leak "disgraceful", the list that made its way to the Times had been generated by Trump's own legal team. The 81-year-old McCain is battling brain cancer. Sarah did absolutely the right thing in condemning the remark but also condemning the selfish action'. President TrumpDonald John TrumpRomney denounces pastor ...

Read more

  • Former Senator Harry Reid Underwent Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer
Former Senator Harry Reid Underwent Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer

Reid underwent surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital cancer center in Maryland after a routine screening detected the tumor, according to a family statement released by Reid's former deputy chief of staff, Adam Jentleson. He announced that he would not seek re-election in March 2015 - months after undergoing two rounds of eye surgery following ...

Read more

  • First Lady Melania Trump Undergoes Successful Kidney Procedure
First Lady Melania Trump Undergoes Successful Kidney Procedure

First Lady Melania Trump underwent surgery at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in a kidney procedure , her office announced Monday . Under such a procedure , doctors block a flood vessel in order to stop blood flow to a specific area and stop a patient from bleeding. Is Melania Trump the HOTTEST first lady ever? Last week, ...

Read more

  • Ex-UFC Fighter Tim Kennedy Waterboards Himself to Prove It's 'Not Torture'
Ex-UFC Fighter Tim Kennedy Waterboards Himself to Prove It's 'Not Torture'

John McCain, R-Ariz., himself a victim of torture after his jet was shot down over North Vietnam, apparently felt Haspel had failed to demonstrate enough contrition for those episodes. The former MMA fighter hasn't been in a UFC bout since losing to Kelvin Gastelum on December 10, 2016 in UFC 206. A media conference call featuring Deputy Direct...

Read more

  • USA diplomat involved in fatal accident allowed to leave Pakistan
USA diplomat involved in fatal accident allowed to leave Pakistan

The US government had decided against withdrawing Hall's diplomatic immunity, said sources. According to sources, Col Joseph has been flown away to the United States through Nur Khan Airbase after his name was dropped from the blacklist. However, placing anybody's name on the blacklist has nearly the same implications as the ECL. Diplomatic tie...

Read more

  • Cannes 2018: Mahira Khan nails her second look at the French Riviera
Cannes 2018: Mahira Khan nails her second look at the French Riviera

The Pakistani actress has had several wardrobe changes on her second day in the French Riviera and the latest one being in a floral off shoulder dress from the studios of Blumarine. Mahira slipped into a colourful Leonard Paris silk ensemble from the Spring Summer 2018 collection. Mahira was also spotted in a white jumpsuit and blue cape, courtes...

Read more

  • Female Park Ranger Dead; 2 British Hikers Freed
Female Park Ranger Dead; 2 British Hikers Freed

Soldiers and park rangers are taking part in an operation to find two United Kingdom tourists kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The park ranger who died while protecting British tourists from kidnappers in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been named as Rachel Masika Baraka.

Read more

  • Police confirm bomb found at South Africa mosque days after stabbing attack
Police confirm bomb found at South Africa mosque days after stabbing attack

Speaking to the local eNCA television news network, Balram said the entire mosque and up to 40 homes in the vicinity were also evacuated for the safety of residents. The three attackers escaped in a Hyundai vehicle on the outskirts of the eastern port city. A mosque in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal, was attacked by a group of men on 10 May 2018.

Read more

  • US, S.Korea express hopes on US-DPRK summit
US, S.Korea express hopes on US-DPRK summit

Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump will hold an unprecedented summit on June 12 in Singapore. North Korea's foreign ministry said all of the tunnels at the country's north-eastern testing ground would be destroyed by explosion, and that observation and research facilities and ground-based guard units would also be removed.

Read more