Wednesday June 20-th, 2018

16 killed in Kandahar bombing 16 killed in Kandahar bombing

Authorities at Kandahar's Mirwais hospital said the dead and wounded included both civilians and members of the Afghan security forces. " As the security forces were trying to defuse the van, it detonated ", said police spokesperson Mohammad Qas...

Faf du Plessis' innings showed why experience counts: Dhoni Faf du Plessis' innings showed why experience counts: Dhoni

Hyderabad can still make Sunday's final, for which they will need to beat the victor of Thursday's eliminator between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals. Skipper Kane Willamson (24), Yusuf Pathan (24) and Brathwaite (43 in 29 balls) were the...

How to Vote in the May 2018 Primary How to Vote in the May 2018 Primary

Election Day is June 5, and the polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. You can confirm your polling location here. Voters can vote only at precinct-specific locations that are split by party. There, you can check where your polling place is and lo...

Circular firing squad emerges as Farm Bill collapses Circular firing squad emerges as Farm Bill collapses

McHenry told reporters he is anxious the farm bill's defeat will inspire more Republicans - within "probably hours" - to sign onto a discharge petition to force a free-wheeling debate on immigration reform next month. The bill directly targ...

Syrian regime declares Damascus fully secure Syrian regime declares Damascus fully secure

Pro-Syrian government forces have been battling for weeks to recover al-Hajar al-Aswad district and the adjacent Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp from Islamic State group since driving anti-government groups from eastern Ghouta in April.

South Korea's Moon heads to U.S. amid fears for Trump-Kim summit South Korea's Moon heads to U.S. amid fears for Trump-Kim summit

Final week, North Korea scrapped a collection of comply with up high-level talks with South Korea and threatened to cancel the upcoming Singapore summit between Trump and Kim in protest of the continued navy drills between the USA and South Korea.

Kentucky native Gina Haspel sworn in as first female CIA director Kentucky native Gina Haspel sworn in as first female CIA director

Trump noted the milestone in his remarks, adding: "That's big". "I stand on the shoulders of heroines who never sought public acclaim, but served as inspirations to the generations that came after them", she said . Overall, six Democrats voted in ...

Mountain lion shot dead in U.S. after killing cyclist and mauling another Mountain lion shot dead in U.S. after killing cyclist and mauling another

Brooks and 31-year-old Isaac Sederbaum, both of Seattle, according to the Seattle Times . Sederbaum got back on his bike and rode away to get help, calling 911 when he was able to get cell phone reception. Fatal cougar attacks are extremely rare i...

What are the ramifications of Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation spy claims? What are the ramifications of Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation spy claims?

President Donald Trump's longstanding frustrations with the ongoing Russian Federation investigations hit a new level Sunday, when he announced over social media that he meant to order the Justice Department investigate claims that the FBI may ha...

Cuba begins to bury its dead as questions raised over plane crash Cuba begins to bury its dead as questions raised over plane crash

The crew were reportedly Mexican nationals, with the bulk of the passengers being Cuban nationals although Argentina's foreign ministry has stated that two of its citizens had perished in the accident. Mexican authorities said Damojh had permits need...

Local contest victor shares American Idol experience Local contest victor shares American Idol experience

In the top three is Iowa's Maddie Poppe , a 20-year-old college student and singer-songwriter, 19-year-old country crooner Caleb Lee Hutchinson from Georgia and the youngest left in the competition, 18-year-old country powerhouse Gabby Barrett f...

Donald Glover Talks Lando's Pansexuality & Possibility Of Doing A Solo Spin-Off Donald Glover Talks Lando's Pansexuality & Possibility Of Doing A Solo Spin-Off

It also happens to be the birthplace of Imperial Star Destroyers. The rote and visually unpleasant opening blends into an overlong second act, which at least looks better, moves along at a quicker clip and includes a multitude of set pieces (chase ...

Baltimore County police officer shot Baltimore County police officer shot

At a gas station located at a cordoned-off intersection, some residents gathered to watch three helicopters of TV news crews buzzing overhead, Ab unmarked auto with law enforcers, including one officer cradling a rifle in the back seat, drove past an...

Markets Right Now: Easing trade tensions send stocks higher Markets Right Now: Easing trade tensions send stocks higher

Trade tensions receded as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the US will suspend its efforts to apply tariffs to $150 billion in Chinese imports. Spot gold was down 0.6 percent at $1,283.30 per ounce at 0658 GMT, after earlier hitting $1,281.76...

US, South Korea Presidents to Discuss Threat to Scrap Trump-Kim Summit US, South Korea Presidents to Discuss Threat to Scrap Trump-Kim Summit

Moon's government led efforts to resume dialogue with North Korea and gave enthusiastic accounts of its encounters with Kim, spurring Trump to accept an offer of a first-ever meeting between USA and North Korean presidents. Given all that, annihila...

Sanders announces Senate re-election bid Sanders announces Senate re-election bid

Sanders suggested that Democrats are hesitant to back such radical positions merely because they "worry about what wealthy campaign contributors want you to say". Several independent candidates have also indicated they plan to seek Sanders' senate se...

Celebrity chef Mario Batali investigated over alleged sexual misconduct Celebrity chef Mario Batali investigated over alleged sexual misconduct

I- I couldn't do it", she said . Seet, Natalie Saibel, and other female employees came forward after they realized they all had awful stories of sexual misconduct, after the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault allegations catalyzed the Me Too moveme...

Tired king: LeBron says he loses sleep after playoff losses Tired king: LeBron says he loses sleep after playoff losses

The Cavaliers never doubted they would play better in Game 3 than they did in Boston in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals, but now is not the time to relax, says guard George Hill . But Boston was never in the game. James' p...

Father of Exchange Student Killed in Santa Fe Shooting Wants Gun Reform Father of Exchange Student Killed in Santa Fe Shooting Wants Gun Reform

Sheikh was studying in the USA through an exchange program facilitated by the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) programme. Sabika, who was from Karachi , Pakistan , had been in Santa Fe as an exchange student and was just a few weeks f...

Royal wedding: Why did George and Charlotte suddenly go missing during ceremony? Royal wedding: Why did George and Charlotte suddenly go missing during ceremony?

However, Perez recently denied reports suggesting he would be taking care of the former actress' hair on her wedding day. The two youngsters are old hands at royal wedding processions, and had important roles among eight pageboys and bridesmaid...

Justify wins Preakness Stakes, earning second jewel of Triple Crown Justify wins Preakness Stakes, earning second jewel of Triple Crown

Justify's record now stands at 5-0 as he looks on to the Belmont Stakes in NY on June 9. "But right now I say why not?" The Kentucky Derby victor drew the seventh post in Saturday's race - the same post he had at the Derby. The victor of the de...

Dead in Texas School Shooting Identified Dead in Texas School Shooting Identified

The shooting was the deadliest school attack since 17 were killed in February at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Then, he heard teachers urging him to flee. A judge denied bond and took his application for a court-appointed...

Matt Kuchar's Streak of 30 Consecutive Cuts Made Ends at Byron Nelson Matt Kuchar's Streak of 30 Consecutive Cuts Made Ends at Byron Nelson

Defending champion Billy Horschel, who started on the back nine, had an eagle at the par-five 14th en route to a three-under 68 that left him seven shots back. "There's a little more pressure on it because there's more people and it's a bigger scene...

What Trump's What Trump's "Domestic Gag Rule" Would Mean for Reproductive Health Care

The executive director of Planned Parenthood of NY says that no matter what the new Trump regulations say about abortion providers, its clinics will stay open. One patient pointed to the importance of Title X funding to her life. Makenzie Peter...

Golden Knights' James Neal hails 'amazing' Vegas crowd Golden Knights' James Neal hails 'amazing' Vegas crowd

Vegas' ability to respond when Winnipeg gets on the board has been critical to its current three-game winning streak in the series. None of Vegas' latest wins have been by wide margins and the Jets were certainly competitive on Friday. "In our mind...

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