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

4 days 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

4 days 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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President Trump announces in tweet that Michael Flynn is being pardoned

President Trump announces in tweet that Michael Flynn is being pardoned

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser, has been granted a full pardon. Read more ...

President Trump announces in tweet that Michael Flynn is being pardoned

President Trump announces in tweet that Michael Flynn is being pardoned

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser, has been granted a full pardon. Read more ...

Scotland Becomes First Country To Make Period Products Free

Scotland Becomes First Country To Make Period Products Free

"A proud day for Scotland and a signal to the world that free universal access to period products can be achieved," said Monica Lennon, who championed the bill in Scottish... Read more ...

Steelers vs. Ravens Thanksgiving night game moved to Sunday

Steelers vs. Ravens Thanksgiving night game moved to Sunday

The game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens scheduled for Thanksgiving night has been postponed and will be played Sunday afternoon. Read more ...

Judge orders HALT to Pennsylvania vote certification until Friday hearing on...

Judge orders HALT to Pennsylvania vote certification until Friday hearing on mail-in ballots

US President Donald Trump's ongoing legal battle over the election was handed a win on Wednesday when a judge halted the certification of Pennsylvania's vote - a day after the... Read more ...

US jobless claims up for 2nd straight week as virus worsens

US jobless claims up for 2nd straight week as virus worsens

The spike in virus cases is intensifying pressure on companies and individuals, with fear growing that the economy could suffer a “double-dip” recession as states and cities... Read more ...

Hours after asking residents to stay home, Denver mayor flys out of state...

Hours after asking residents to stay home, Denver mayor flys out of state for Thanksgiving holiday

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is flying to Mississippi to spend the holiday with his daughter and wife, according to his office. Read more ...

Health department shares safe alternatives to Black Friday shopping

Health department shares safe alternatives to Black Friday shopping

Black Friday sales will continue the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Polk County Health Department wants shoppers to keep safety precautions in mind. Read more ...

'An Almost Unbearable Grief': Duchess Of Sussex Reveals She Suffered Miscarriage

'An Almost Unbearable Grief': Duchess Of Sussex Reveals She Suffered Miscarriage

In The New York Times , the former Meghan Markle said she was expecting a second child with Prince Harry when the miscarriage happened in July. She said she hopes to help... Read more ...

Soccer legend Diego Maradona dead at 60

Soccer legend Diego Maradona dead at 60

Diego Maradona, one of the greatest soccer players of all time, has died at the age of 60, according to multiple reports on Wednesday. The Argentinian legend, who led his... Read more ...