Trump speaks with Afghan prez, condemns Kabul attack

Angry citizens demanded answers from the government over the perceived intelligence failure leading to the assault, which underscores spiralling insecurity in Afghanistan . Also in the area is Afghanistan's Foreign Ministry , the Presidential Palace and its intelligence and security headquarters, guarded by soldiers trained by the USA and its coalition partners.

White House says Trump expected to pull USA from Paris deal

White House says Trump expected to pull USA from Paris deal

Rajoy and Modi agreed to boost bilateral cooperation in the field of combatting climate change. Still, he said that the carbon levels agreed to by the prior administration "would be highly crippling to the US economic growth", and said that, if the president had to choose between limiting carbon and economic growth, "growing our economy is going to win".

Trump pulls USA out of global climate change accord

Separately on Thursday, European heavyweights France, Germany and Italy said in a joint statement that they regretted the United States' decision to withdraw from the accord, while affirming their "strongest commitment" to implement its measures.

Trump to seek Supreme Court review on travel ban

Trump to seek Supreme Court review on travel ban

District Court judge in Maryland. The majority cites page after page worth of past statements by President and candidate Trump talking about blocking Muslims from entering the country. Gregory quoted statements by Trump during his campaign calling for a " Muslim ban ", and wrote that a reasonable observer would likely conclude the order's "primary goal is to exclude persons from the United States on the basis of their religious beliefs".

Smoke from fire kills 36 in Philippine casino attack

The victim was among some 36 bodies found at the site, most of whom may have likely died from suffocation, according to the authorities. It started as a mass panic at the biggest hotel-casino resort in the Philippines over fears of an Islamic State terrorist attack.

Images of Manchester bomb released

Officers also raided a property in the city's Moss Side neighborhood early Thursday and carried out a controlled explosion. Those actions brought the total number of people arrested in the investigation to 13, with 11 still in custody. Twenty-two people were killed in Monday's attack at the Manchester Arena, when a 22-year-old man detonated an explosive device shortly after an Ariana Grande concert .