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China seeks to mediate between Pakistan, Afghanistan

China seeks to mediate between Pakistan, Afghanistan

Tensions between Aghanistan and Pakistan rose after a massive auto bomb attack in Kabul on May 31, which killed 150 people. The Afghan government has blamed the Haqqani network in Pakistan for the high-profile attack. Pakistani officials have announced the death of a key militant commander in an airstrike allegedly carried out by a United States drone. The UN "stands with Afghanistan at a time of violence and suffering", he added.



Jury in Bill Cosby sex assault case adjourns without verdict

Though dozens of women have accused Cosby of sexual misconduct, only Constand's accusations led to criminal charges. The frenzy outside the courthouse is growing larger and wilder with each day of jury deliberations in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case.



Video expected to be shown in Penn State pledge's death case

The Penn State University pledge who died after a booze-fueled hazing ritual "looked like a corpse" on frat-house video footage, a detective testified Monday. After 3 a.m., Piazza tried to stand but fell, hitting his head on the floor. At this point, Piazza had consumed a lethal amount of alcohol. By then, Piazza had fallen down the stairs again and lay there for two hours, until fraternity members found him almost dead, Scicchitano said.



Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap

James Comey , the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director, had no choice but to go in alone. Right before workforce development week-does anybody remember?- Trump announced "infrastructure week", with a passel of proposals that will be totally forgotten unless Trump puts some presidential muscle behind the happy talk.


Cops: Suspect in 3 deaths may be involved in 2 more killings

Cops: Suspect in 3 deaths may be involved in 2 more killings

Police ruled out murder-suicide early in the investigation. On Tuesday, Stark County Sheriff George Maier said that Brinkman had been employed by the couple for several years. Police were reported by the AP on Sunday as saying the women apparently suffered gunshot wounds, but investigators haven't released the cause of death.


Seoul says North Korean soldier defects across DMZ

Seoul says North Korean soldier defects across DMZ

Bermudez, Jr., a North Korea defense and intelligence expert. THAAD , an anti-missile defense system aimed at defending against North Korean missiles, has been a contentious deployment in South Korea, as well as the region. This photo provided by South Korea's unification ministry shows Cho Myoung-gyun, the nominee for unification minister. South Korea deployed more than 300,000 troops to Vietnam from 1964 to 1973, second only to the USA military force.