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U.S. troops killed, 2 injured by Afghan soldier

The Nangarhar governor's spokesman as saying the insider occurred in the Achin district , a Daesh stronghold. The terrorist group # Taliban claimed the responsibility for the attack.Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said that the loyalist of their group had infiltrated the Afgan army to kill the foreign army. Read More »

Former Michigan State forward Draymond Green wins second National Basketball Association championship

For ex-Spartans forward Draymond Green, his third consecutive appearance in the National Basketball Association finals meant redemption. The Warriors won 129. This isn't the first time Durant has sent some love Rihanna's way. Durant, who joined from the Oklahoma City Thunder last summer, was key to the Warriors' victory and their 16-1 postseason run - the best in the league's history. Read More »

Northern Irish DUP leaders arrive for talks with UK PM May


The Prime Minister apologised as she faced the backbench 1922 Committee for the first time since a disastrous General Election in which the Tories lost their House of Commons majority. May is due to meet its leader Arlene Foster on Tuesday. "What we have not seen over recent days is any concrete or firm shift in the expectations that we've got regarding timescale", he said. Read More »

Theresa May to form fragile government after UK election debacle

Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn casting his vote at a polling station at Pakeman Primary School in London , England, June 8, 2017. "Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May, will make already complex negotiations even more complicated", tweeted Guy Verhofstadt, the former Belgian premier who is the European Parliament's point man for the Brexit process. Read More »

Trump Makes America Covfefe Again on 'Full Frontal' With Sam Bee

As with all Trump and Trump-related flubs, this spread like wildfire and was quickly turned into a meme. However, what chance do we all have when the dictionary doesn't even have a clue? Flip through the slides above to see the memes. " Covfefe " was born in a midnight tweet from President Donald Trump on Wednesday. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Donald Trump sent out a tweet. Read More »

Senate'll work with ILO to combat child labour - Saraki


India on Tuesday ratified two key global agreements on eradicating child slavery, committing the country to adopting worldwide labour standards on the employment of minors and allowing it to be subjected to scrutiny by other nations. The International Labour Organisation says that a significant proportion of the 168 million children engaged in child labour live in areas affected by conflicts and disasters. Read More »

Mathews rues missed chances as Sri Lanka bow out

Lakmal and Gunaratne batted well towards the end to propel Sri Lanka to a decent total before removed the pair. Pakistan needed 75 to win from 120 balls at that stage and from there on, it was a case of Sarfraz and Amir's persistence as much as it was of Sri Lanka's sloppiness. Read More »

Multiple grenade attacks in JK; 10 CRPF personnel injured in Tral


This is the second attack on the CRPF in less than 24 hours in Tral area. A CRPF spokesperson said that the attack took place at about 6 pm on the camp of F 180 Batallion in Laryar area of Tral, reported Hindustan Times . Hizbul Mujahideen claimed the responsibility of the grenade attack. "Though the wounded personnel were immediately removed to hospital, the condition of three of them was stated to be critical". Read More »

SKorea leader proposes Asian nations co-host 2030 World Cup


South Korean President Moon Jae-in proposed a joint effort Monday with North Korea to bring the 2030 World Cup soccer tournament to northeast Asia. Moon's comments were an apparent reference to Korean "comfort women", a Japanese euphemism for women forced to work in the Japanese military's wartime brothels. Read More »

Trump Accuses 'Cowardly' Comey Of More Leaks

Trump has continuously denied allegations that he had asked Comey to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser (NSA) Michael Flynn's alleged ties with Russian Federation. Standing with the president of Romania, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partner, Trump at last confirmed his commitment to the alliance's mutual defense pact, Article 5, uttering words he deliberately did not say when he spoke at NATO's gathering in Belgium last month. Read More »

Trump offers to speak under oath after Comey testimony

As for Trump's request that Comey not pursue a case against Michael Flynn , this wasn't illegal. There was a moment during former FBI Director James B. One party to this saga is a former career and respected Department of Justice employee and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director (and formerly a registered Republican like me) who has testified before Congress under oath. Read More »

Merkel: EU is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'

Now that it has made a decision to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave. Here is a roundup of some of the reaction from across Europe to the shock election result: " Mrs May, who was supposed to emerge strengthened, lost her bet and is therefore in a less than clear situation because the truth is that we don't really know what the governing situation is this morning ", EU Economy Commissioner Pierre Moscovici told French radio Europe 1. Read More »

UK Election Result 2017: Hung Parliament


The DUP said only that it would enter talks. Her office said later that the key finance, foreign, Brexit, interior and defence ministers would remain unchanged. From the time Corbyn, a long-time hard-left anti-militarism back-bencher and protege of the late Tony Benn, was elevated to the leadership position of the Labour Party back in September 2015, he has (like Bernie Sanders in the U.S. Read More »

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Morocco to send food to Qatar


And it's not an easy fight, but it's a fight we're going to win. "We have legal channels to object to this", he said. Dujarric said the secretary-general was encouraging diplomacy "to address concerns and is ready to support such efforts, if desired by all parties". Read More »

Mattis blames Congress for poor state of US combat readiness


Peter Potochney, the Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations, and the Energy, reassured the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies in a hearing last week that the proposal includes a requirement that the Secretary certify savings will follow within 5 years of the recommendations. Read More »

2 charged in deadly Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36


Authorities say Almena, 46, leased the warehouse and illegally sublet space for artists to live and work. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Harris was a creative director of the art space. "These nonconventional building materials included recycled dry wood, such as fence boards, shingles, window frames, wooden sculptures, tapestries, pianos, organs, wooden furniture, RV trailers, rugs, and other ramshackle pieces". Read More »

Theresa May Top Aides Resign After Disastrous Election


Most of the other parties - Liberal Democrats ( 12 seats ), Scottish Nationalists (35), Welsh Nationalists (4) and the Greens (1) - are broadly liberal-leftist and anti-Brexit. Students and staff at the institution, which bills itself as "the U.K.'s European university" because of its diverse population, also were anxious about how May was going to lead Britain out of the European Union, he added. Read More »

BJP govt in Guj distributes school bags with Akhilesh's photo!


The Bags conveyed a sticker with a panchayat logo. As many as 12,000 school bags with stickers of Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh's picture were distributed to largely tribal children in Chhota Udepur in central Gujarat. Though his successor Yogi Adityanath continued with the distribution of school bags with stickers of Akhilesh, some of these bags somehow reached Gujarat. Read More »

Cabinet briefed on plans for Government deal with DUP


May faced Conservative party lawmakers at a meeting of its 1922 Committee. Mrs May appears to have bought some time with her MPs in her meeting with them on Monday night - most emerged impressed with what she had to say. The embattled premier said she has served the Conservatives since the age of 12 and will continue to do so as long as she is wanted, the lawmakers said. Read More »

Theresa May to head minority government with DUP support


Theresa May is to head a minority Conservative government - propped up by the Democratic Unionists - after her General Election gamble backfired disastrously. While Mrs May said her top ministers would remain in post, she hinted her two close aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill - blamed by many Tory MPs for the party's disastrous campaign - could face the chop. Read More »

Govt employee assaults woman colleague observing Ramzan fast in Karnataka


Nasreen, who works as SDA in the corporation, was observing her Ramazan fast at the time of the incident, the Times of India quoted police officials as saying. Initially, he interrogated Nasreen but things turned ugly when he kicked Nasreen. The incident came to light only when the council resumed work on Monday, June 12, and Nasreen complained to the police against Sharanappa and his behaviour. Read More »

May and DUP leader Arlene Foster set for crucial talks


A DUP spokesman told AFP there had been a break in tasks due to parliamentary business. "Any deal which undercuts in any way the process here or the Good Friday Agreement is one which has to be opposed", he said . Thus we must begin this negotiation. "My preoccupation is that time is passing, it is passing quicker than anyone believes because the subjects we have to deal with are extraordinarily complex", he added. Read More »