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Series of huge explosions, gunshots reported in Kabul

Series of huge explosions, gunshots reported in Kabul

Several more blasts were also followed by gunfire near the police station in the Shahr-e Now neighborhood, a busy commercial district with several fortified compounds headquartering worldwide aid groups and Afghan government agencies. Dozens of people have been killed in suicide attacks in Kabul in recent weeks, including nine journalists, killed in a blast on April 30. Those attacks were claimed by Daesh.


No plea deal offered for Mohamed Noor in Justine Damond case

No plea deal offered for Mohamed Noor in Justine Damond case

He faces charges of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Sweasy told Judge Kathryn Quaintance that no plea negotiations are underway. Both officers drew their weapons inside the squad auto, and Noor fired a shot from the passenger's seat, striking Damond in the abdomen and killing her.


Tarantino's Once Upon A Time In Hollywood Casts Burt Reynolds & More

Tarantino's Once Upon A Time In Hollywood Casts Burt Reynolds & More

The Manson connection comes into play with DiCaprio's character, who lives next door to Sharon Tate (with Robbie in talks to play that role). Robbie was also asked about Tarantino retiring after his 10th film, which would be the one after Once Upon a Time in Hollywood .


Belpre Schools emergency levy approved

Belpre Schools emergency levy approved

The elementary district levy request for $305,008 passed with 4,959 (57.7%) voting for the levy and 3,635 (42.3%) voting against it. Littman said the levies are like the "Missoula investment" in the city's schools. The combined 5.5 mill bond and operating levy will cost $16 per month on a $100,000 home. "We're going to build a new elementary school. we're going to renovate classrooms in all K-8 buildings, and media centers in all K-8 buildings and restrooms in all K-8 buildings".


Why Do Rome Buses Keep Bursting Into Flames?

Why Do Rome Buses Keep Bursting Into Flames?

The incident happened shortly after 10 a.m. (0800 UTC) Tuesday. The bus explosion took place on the Via del Tritone just a few blocks from the premier's office and the Trevi Fountain . The driver told passengers to evacuate the bus as soon as he realized the engine caught fire, but one young woman reported light burns on her arm and face as she lowered the shutter of the neabry shop where she worked, several eyewitnesses told the newspaper La Repubblica .


United Kingdom lawmakers vote to strike Brexit date from bill

United Kingdom lawmakers vote to strike Brexit date from bill

The vote can be overturned by the lower house, the House of Commons, but underscores the deep divisions over Brexit across parliament and could encourage lawmakers hoping to derail May's plans to forge a new relationship with the EU. The debate is now moving on to the EU's single market. By a vote of 245 to 218, the unelected upper chamber, the House of Lords, supported an amendment to her Brexit blueprint, the EU withdrawal bill, requiring ministers to negotiate continued membership of ...