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Kabul Battered By Rockets Ahead Of Pompeo's Planned Talks With Taliban

5 monthes ago   |   By NPR

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, which killed at least eight in the Afghan capital and came on a day when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was to discuss Afghan peace talks. (Image credit: Wakil Kohsar/AFP via Getty Images)
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ISIS claims responsibility for Kabul attack after over 20 rockets hit Afghan capital, killing 8

ISIS claims responsibility for Kabul attack after over 20 rockets hit Afghan capital, killing 8

5 monthes ago   |   By RT

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack on Afghanistan's capital that left eight dead and several dozen injured, nearly three weeks after it carried out a rampage at Kabul University.
Afghanistan's Interior Ministry said that a total of 23 rockets hit targets across Kabul.
At least one rocket landed in an office inside the capital's diplomatic quarter, but it did not explode, according to reports.
In total, eight people were killed and 31 others were injured.
The Taliban denied any links to the attack. Hours later, Islamic State issued a statement taking responsibility for...
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Aaron Hicks, Giancarlo Stanton injuries leave Yankees lineup decimated

Aaron Hicks, Giancarlo Stanton injuries leave Yankees lineup decimated

After Aaron Boone announced Aaron Hicks would miss time with a torn sheath in his left wrist that could lead to surgery, Giancarlo Stanton was scratched from Friday's lineup... Read more ...

Derek Jeter sells mansion once rented to Tom Brady for $22.5M

Derek Jeter sells mansion once rented to Tom Brady for $22.5M

The former Yankee has scored a home run and sold off his Tampa mansion, which he once rented out to Tom Brady, for $22.5 million after eight months on the market. Read more ...

No garden for American heroes, yes to censorship & monument destruction?...

No garden for American heroes, yes to censorship & monument destruction? Biden revokes more Trump executive orders

US President Joe Biden has revoked a number of executive orders by his predecessor Donald Trump, including those seeking to protect monuments and combat online censorship, and... Read more ...

Biden hosts DACA recipients as he drops Trump health care rule for immigrants

Biden hosts DACA recipients as he drops Trump health care rule for immigrants

Amid a growing southern border crisis, President Biden on Friday met privately with six people brought to the US illegally as children and repealed a long-stalled Trump... Read more ...

California budget has $35 million for basic income programs

California budget has $35 million for basic income programs

California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to use a sliver of the state's massive budget surplus to give poor people money each month with no rules on how they spend it. Read more ...

A rain chance for a part of the weekend

A rain chance for a part of the weekend

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NH hopes to encourage hospitals, nursing homes to make mental health beds...

NH hopes to encourage hospitals, nursing homes to make mental health beds available

New Hampshire is offering a $12 million incentive program to end the crisis of boarding mental health patients in hospital emergency rooms. Read more ...

Medina Spirit cleared to run Preakness after passing drug tests

Medina Spirit cleared to run Preakness after passing drug tests

BALTIMORE - Medina Spirit has passed three rounds of prerace drug testing and been cleared to run in the Preakness on Saturday. Maryland racing officials said Friday tests on... Read more ...

Part 2: Do vaccines affect children's growth? Is it safe to be in contact...

Part 2: Do vaccines affect children's growth? Is it safe to be in contact with unvaccinated family members?

State epidemiologist Dr. Benjamin Chan and Dr. Beth Daly, the chief of the state's Bureau of Infectious Disease Control, answer questions about how safe vaccines are for... Read more ...

California budget plan reflects tax revenue surge

California budget plan reflects tax revenue surge

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday proposed a $268 billion state budget that is one-third larger than the state's current spending plan, fueled by surging state tax... Read more ...