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110 people stuck in cable cars at Mont Blanc in Alps

110 people stuck in cable cars at Mont Blanc in Alps

They are said to be French, Italian and American citizens. Officials believe it will take "some time" to take everyone to safety, but rescuers are optimistic this can be done by nightfall. Mathieu Dechavanne, the head of the cable company, said earlier that the authorities were "in contact with the clients [in the cable cars]". He told La Vanguardia: "This will take some time but the weather is good".


Last Gunman Killed In Kabul Attack

Last Gunman Killed In Kabul Attack

After Amnesty International decried the attack , publishing what the Afghan Taliban called a statement "suiting the fancy of the United States embassy", Afghan Taliban spokesman Zabihullah explained that the fighters targeted a "military-intelligence center" and not CARE International, whose officer is across the street.


Taliban attacks Tirin Kot

Taliban attacks Tirin Kot

Taliban fighters are attacking government and police buildings in the Urozgan provincial capital Tarinkot, a local government representative told Sputnik on Thursday. At least 32 Taliban have been killed and another 23 wounded, Nayab said, with six security forces killed and nine wounded. Afghan special forces were rushed in from neighbouring Kandahar but the Taliban still...


Showers and storms return to the area this week

Showers and storms return to the area this week

Tonight: Occasional rain and storms, with the heaviest rain to the south of Topeka, and a low at 72. Sunday should bring the same weather. Still, high temperatures are expected to be in the low 80s to start off next week, which is still slightly above the average for this time of year.



US warns Russia against interference

But also make no mistake, we will defend our allies, the principle global order and the positive future it affords us. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has blamed Russia and expressed concern about possible Russian interference in the election.


After Criticism, Airbnb Moves to Fix Its Discrimination Issues

After Criticism, Airbnb Moves to Fix Its Discrimination Issues

Murphy, who formerly headed the Washington D.C. legislative office of the American Civil Liberties Union, was hired by Airbnb as an outside consultant to help the company deal with issues of discrimination. To guard against race discrimination, Airbnb is planning to reduce the prominence of guests' photos when they book rooms while enhancing other parts of their profiles.