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Twin bombings near Afghanistan's Defense Ministry kill 5

Twin bombings near Afghanistan's Defense Ministry kill 5

Mohammad Radmanesh, deputy spokesman for the Defense Ministry, said one suicide bomber blew himself up and then, as people gathered at the scene, the second bomber followed suit. A suicide bomber struck the area just minutes after the first explosion, in an assault apparently aimed at inflicting mass casualties as officials left the ministry after work.


US, Russia talks on Syria to go into Monday; no deal yet

US, Russia talks on Syria to go into Monday; no deal yet

USA officials blame Russian intelligence for a hack on the Democratic National Committee that resulted in a leak of emails damaging to its presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton. The president of the European Union's governing body, Jean-Claude Juncker, called Sunday for the G-20 to take action on steel. Because of a fracas over what stairs he would use to exit his plane, Obama ended up exiting via the belly of the aircraft rather than receiving a grand reception from the higher door - as is ...


Turkish Bombing Kills at Least 20 in Northern Syria

Turkish Bombing Kills at Least 20 in Northern Syria

Turkey's bid to weaken them is counterproductive to the effort in Syria but they see it as a necessity to ensure their own security. The latest fighting is likely to raise deep concerns for Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally the United States, which supports the Kurdish militia-known as the People's Protection Units (YPG)-as an effective fighting force against I.S.


Thousands line up to see Donald Trump in Everett

Thousands line up to see Donald Trump in Everett

University of Washington historian Margaret O'Mara, who studies presidential campaigns, said that even that disparity doesn't mean it's a bad idea for the candidate to come calling here. A spokesperson for Bill Bryant, the Republican nominee for governor, said Bryant will be volunteering at a homeless shelter during Trump's rally. The rally includes Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson.


Zimbabwe Police Fire Tear Gas, Clash With Protesters

Zimbabwe Police Fire Tear Gas, Clash With Protesters

More than a hundred officers, backed by armoured trucks, moved to block a march on Friday - organised by a coalition of opposition groups in Harare , the capital - in the latest round of the most intense unrest in the former British colony for nearly a decade.



Fresno jail guards seriously hurt in shooting

If anyone has any further information about suspect Vang, they're asked to call the Sheriff's Office at (559) 600-3111. Two veteran correctional officers are in critical condition after being shot by a paroled prisoner at the Fresno County Jail early Saturday morning.