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Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 64, wounds scores

Gabriel offered his condolences to the guard's family. Thirty-three people were killed and more than 70 wounded in a Taliban attack near an annex to the new Indian-financed parliament building. Both the Taliban and Islamic State have carried out high-profile attacks in Kabul in recent months but there was no immediate claim of responsibility.



Why Did Trump Get 5M Twitter Bots To Follow Him This Week?

They could also be bots... or real people who all started their account on the same day and chose to follow him. Bots exist and follow accounts for all kinds of reasons. It is unusual or at least unprecedented in Twitter's admittedly short history for the sitting president of the United States to buy followers while in office.


At least a dozen hurt in North Carolina storms

At least a dozen hurt in North Carolina storms

The National Weather Service on Tuesday was evaluating the damage to determine if it was caused by a tornado or straight-line winds. NWS meteorologists said what made the storm unique was the wind path was as wide as 4-5 miles with winds as high as 90 mph.



ISIS Claims Responsibility For Car Bomb in Central Baghdad That Killed 13

A huge fireball engulfs a building, forcing cars to scramble to get away. Dramatic videos posted on social media showed the chaotic scene as families and young ones struggled to find each other following the blast early Tuesday. According to ABC News , ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, which happened during Ramadan. Last year, also during Ramadan, an IS suicide bomber killed more than 300 people in Karrada in one of deadliest attacks against Iraqi civilians since the ...



Amid US doubt, United Nations chief says climate deal essential, 'get on board'

The White House was initially slated to make a final decision on the climate accord earlier this month, but delayed the decision until the G7 meeting in Sicily. Trump could announce he is pulling the USA from the deal, which would trigger a withdrawal process that wouldn't conclude until November 2020 at the earliest.



United Nations chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates

Almost 200 nations, including the United States , agreed in 2015 to voluntarily reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to combat climate change. But an exultant Trump ignored the criticism as he wrapped up his nine-day, four-nation tour with a speech to USA and allied military personnel at Naval Air Station Sigonella on the Italian isle of Sicily.