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Author: 0 Three killed in attack on mosque in Kabul, says Interior Ministry

In Souther Helmand province on Wednesday, a suicide bomber targeted a checkpoint run by rival insurgents, killing nine of them, an Afghan official said. An assault on a Shia mosque in November killed 30 people, and an explosion at a mostly Shia demonstration last July killed 80. The attacker then took refuge in a kitchen before detonating a bomb.

World 'The People Want a Fighter' Says Stewart of Republican Primary
Author: 0 'The People Want a Fighter' Says Stewart of Republican Primary

Stewart said he would take "a few weeks, a couple months maybe" to decide whether to challenge to Kaine, a former Virginia governor who was Hillary Clinton's running mate in the 2016 presidential race and is up for re-election next year. "I'm more than willing to sit down and talk with him and explain that to him", Stewart said. Perriello also emphasizes Democrats' need to be more receptive to the economic anxieties of rural and working class voters who supported Trump , including fears ...

Author: 0 24-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse

THE fire began in the early hours of June 14th on a lower floor of Grenfell Tower, a building erected as part of Kensington and Chelsea's slum-clearance programme in the 1970s. "I think he might have just had some broken bones and bruises", said and eyewitness. As anger grew over the failures over fire safety, Tottenham Labour MP David Lammy said "arrests" should be made over what he branded "corporate manslaughter".

Author: 0 Grenfell Tower: 17 confirmed dead in London high-rise apartment fire

She said: "My thoughts and prayers are with those families who have lost loved ones in the Grenfell Tower fire and the many people who are still critically ill in hospital". He said there should be "no stone unturned on this because we completely understand the shock, the concern, the anger , the frustration, the fear that is out there".

World Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign
Author: 0 Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign

James Hodgkinson, the left-wing Bernie Sanders supporter who shot at Congressional Republicans during their early-morning baseball practice on Wednesday, had a troubled history of domestic violence. According to a police report obtained by NBC News, officers in Hodgkinson's hometown responded to reports of "shots fired" involving the man in March.

Author: 0 Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, Washington Post reports

But on Monday, Christopher Ruddy, who runs the conservative media outlet Newsmax and is friends with Trump, told PBS NewsHour that the president was thinking of calling for Rosenstein to dismiss Mueller. Ruddy told CNN on Tuesday that Mueller and Trump "had a private conversation" and suggested it was "unethical" before the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director was named special counsel.

Author: 0 Congress Seeks Normalcy, Heads Back to Work after Shooting

Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry, who probably works closer with Scalise than anyone in Congress, gave a moving speech on his colleague that included both touching and amusing stories about the whip. The gunman's brother told The New York Times that the man was upset about Trump's election and recently went to Washington to protest, but Michael Hodgkinson said he didn't know why the man stayed in the area.

World Kamala Harris is every woman who stands up to speak
Author: 0 Kamala Harris is every woman who stands up to speak

As many noted last week, it doesn't seem entirely coincidental that Harris , the sole woman of color on the Senate intel committee, was the only senator to be interrupted or reprimanded during Tuesday's hearing; Virginia Senator Mark Warner interrupted Sessions before and after Harris spoke, NBC News reports , yet he failed to receive any lectures on courtesy from the committee Chairman.

Author: 0 London fire death toll at 17; 'miracle' if anymore survivors

Less than 24 hours after a blaze ripped through west London's Grenfell Tower, a tearful Adele subtly showed up at the scene, apparently "going around and hugging everyone she could to comfort them". Laminated signs bearing the missing persons phone number are tied to the fence next to notices from happier times advertising the Summer Fete with its barbecue, children's games and giant slide.

Author: 0 UK's Theresa May holds talks to seal government alliance

May's failure to get a majority has undercut her tough Brexit strategy, which had raised fears that Britain was heading for a so-called " hard Brexit ", which could potentially see tariffs slapped on British exports to the bloc. Foster will nearly certainly ask for greater investment in Northern Ireland as part of the deal, as well as guarantees on support for pension plans and for winter fuel allowances for older people.

World Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif appears before Panama Papers probe panel
Author: 0 Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif appears before Panama Papers probe panel

He said that he wants to remind the prime minister that after the new army chief and chief justice took their oaths previous year, his daughter Maryam Nawaz had tweeted that the "storm has passed. Sharif's family has acknowledged owning offshore businesses, but says it was done with legal money. He added, "I have presented my stance before the JIT".

World President Trump now under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, WAPO reports
Author: 0 President Trump now under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, WAPO reports

BARRETT: Well, as you may remember last week from former FBI Director Comey's testimony , President Trump had been told for months and months that he was not under investigation. Sessions testified Tuesday that he recused himself from the current Russian Federation investigation only because of a regulation that required it because of his involvement in the Trump campaign.

Author: 0 Islamists hold diners hostage after bomb attack

Witnesses say the whole district is now sealed off by the security forces and police. Somali security forces put an end to the hostage situation after a suicide bomber rammed a vehicle packed with explosives into the Posh Hotel, after Ramadan fasting was over and the streets were crowded.

World Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'
Author: 0 Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

Patty Murray's request that he hold a hearing on health care legislation being written in secret by a panel of 11 male Republican senators. The Congressional Budget Office found the bill would result in 23 million fewer Americans having health coverage by 2026.

Author: 0 Lions lose for second time on New Zealand tour

Banks come off the bench with 25 minutes to play in the Highlanders' showdown with the Lions in Dunedin on Tuesday night. "We scored a couple of nice tries and probably missed a couple", Gatland said. Joseph hit back with his classy score as he ran a unsafe line and backed himself to finish it. "And I think I got sent off in that game as well".

Author: 0 Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals

Kevin Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted National Basketball Association championship he joined Golden State last July so determined to get, scoring 39 points in a fast-and-furious, finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night.

World Congressman among multiple people shot in Virginia
Author: 0 Congressman among multiple people shot in Virginia

He was shot in the hip, and his injuries were not life-threatening. Chief Michael Brown told reporters that Alexandria police responded within three minutes of being called and that the suspect was in custody after being wounded by police.

Author: 0 Death toll rises to 12 in London, UK apartment building inferno

More than 200 firefighters were sent to tackle the blaze and London Ambulance Service said several people had been taken to hospitals. Some escapees said they were not woken by smoke alarms, that there were no sprinklers to dampen the flames and that recently installed cladding had seemed particularly flammable.

World Richard S. Gerber: A war of words against Israel
Author: 0 Richard S. Gerber: A war of words against Israel

June 5, 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the start of the Six Day War , a historic victory for Israel, not yet 20 years old, defending itself from annihilation by hostile neighbors, crowned by the miraculous reunification of Jerusalem, the eternal capital of the Jewish people.

Author: 0 London tower fire: What do we know?

The fire is believed to have started on the fourth floor. By noon, the building looked to be just smoking ruins but the fire again took hold, and cladding began to fall to the ground. A director of the company which refurbished Grenfell Tower appeared to hang up during an interview with Piers Morgan . "If we had stayed in that flat, we would've perished.

World US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel
Author: 0 US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

Sessions recused himself in early March from investigations related to the 2016 election. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was in for sharp questioning by senators on the Senate Intelligence committee Tuesday. "If, as the president said, I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation, why was the attorney-general involved in that chain?" Although Sessions, a genteel 70-year-old from the southern state of Alabama who served 20 years in the Senate, backed Trump's campaign, he ...

Author: 0 Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise

The fire is thought to have started because of a faulty refrigerator on the 3rd or 4th floor of the building soon after midnight and destroyed flat after flat. "The firefighting officials have succeeded to reach only up to the 12th floor", Sadiq Khan said. "If we had stayed in that flat, we would've perished.

World 300 civilians reportedly killed in coalition strikes in Syria
Author: 0 300 civilians reportedly killed in coalition strikes in Syria

On Thursday, June 8, a drone that USA officials say was likely connected to Iranian-supported Hezbollah forces fired on US -backed troops and was shot down by an American fighter jet in southern Syria near a base where the USA -led coalition is training Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group.

World Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar

Qatar's neighbours have given its citizens 14 days to leave, banned Qatari flights from their airspace and closed its only land border. Qatar's neighbours have also criticised it for allegedly supporting groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas.