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United States military apologises to Afghans over offensive propaganda leaflet

United States military apologises to Afghans over offensive propaganda leaflet

In a statement early on Wednesday, before the leaflet drop became widely known, the United States military said the incident had been a mistake. There are now fears of protests against the propaganda images, according to Shah Wali Shahid, deputy governor of the province. Linder said an investigation would be held "to determine the cause of this incident and to hold the responsible party accountable".


Trump bucks GOP leadership, backs Democratic deal on debt ceiling, funding government

Trump bucks GOP leadership, backs Democratic deal on debt ceiling, funding government

President Donald Trump pauses during a meeting with Congressional. Republicans and Democrats united behind help for victims of that storm even as while an ever more powerful new hurricane bore down on Florida. Trump first visited Austin and Corpus Christi in U.S. state of Texas on August 29 in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The No. 2 Senate Republican, John Cornyn of Texas, told reporters that Mr.


Gov. McMaster declares State of Emergency

Gov. McMaster declares State of Emergency

Henry McMaster's emergency declaration earlier Wednesday triggered the state law that makes it criminal to unfairly hike prices amid a disaster. The order allows state agencies to coordinate resources in preparation for Irma which is now a category 5 Hurricane with sustained winds of 185 miles per hour.


National Cathedral Is Removing Stained Glass Windows Honoring Confederate Leaders

National Cathedral Is Removing Stained Glass Windows Honoring Confederate Leaders

Robert E. Lee, and the subsequent riots between white supremacists and Antifa activists, Charlottesville has been ground zero for the continuing debate on how Confederate leaders should be acknowledged in USA history. Cathedral Dean Randy Hollerith said that the governing board of the Cathedral voted "overwhelmingly" to removed the windows. "People ask: 'Are we whitewashing history and trying to forget reality?' But the truth is that slavery is as old as the Bible".


Catalonia is Ready with a Madrid-independent Tax Agency

Catalonia is Ready with a Madrid-independent Tax Agency

From now on, bills are adopted directly by Catalonia's parliament and only on their first reading. "What is happening in the Catalan parliament is embarrassing, it's shameful", Saenz de Santamaria told reporters in Madrid. Barcelona could choose to play in Spain or a Catalan League should independence be achieved, according to Catalonia's Union of Sports Federations.


Group rallies in support of Kentucky's last abortion clinic

Group rallies in support of Kentucky's last abortion clinic

The administration argues that the abortion clinic did not have the proper documentation on ambulatory services in case an abortion goes wrong. A trial is underway in federal court to decide whether Kentucky will become the first state without a clinic that performs abortions.