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Afghan police killed in Taliban attack on base

The militants said foreign forces would be excluded from the ceasefire and that operations against them would continue. It would last "from the 27th of Ramadan until the fifth day of Eid-al-Fitr", Ghani tweeted from an official account, indicating it could run from June 12-19.


State's Rights Bill on Marijuana Threatens to Divide Trump Administration

State's Rights Bill on Marijuana Threatens to Divide Trump Administration

According to the Washington Post, Trump was asked as he left the White House Friday morning about Gardner and Warren's bill . Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., that would prohibit federal banking regulators from terminating or limiting the deposit insurance to legitimate marijuana-related businesses or discouraging depository institutions from offering financial services to an account holder exclusively because of affiliation with such businesses.


Sanchez appoints first 'women-dominant' government

Sanchez appoints first 'women-dominant' government

Spain has a new Socialist government and a record number of women in its cabinet. But it is also a minority government, as the Socialists only have 84 lawmakers in the 350-seat parliament. Finally, Maxim Huerta, an award-winning author, became culture minister. Rajoy became the first sitting prime minister in Spain to give evidence in a trial when he was called as a witness in the case past year, prompting calls for him to resign.


G7: Trump isolated on trade and Russian Federation as leaders meet

G7: Trump isolated on trade and Russian Federation as leaders meet

On Wednesday, the European Union announced $3 billion worth of tariffs on USA products in retaliation would go into effect next month. The French and Canadian leaders have each vowed to address the tariffs with Trump at the summit. German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed cynicism earlier this week about her prospects for the G7 summit , slyly faulting the Trump administration for its abandoning of old allegiances.


Woman gored by bison in Yellowstone

Woman gored by bison in Yellowstone

Rangers said Hancock and a crowd of people approached within 10 yards of a bison while walking along a boardwalk. The bull bison "became agitated and charged the crowd before immediately leaving the area". On Sunday and again Tuesday, a female elk with a calf injured two women near a Yellowstone hotel. In early May, a bison rammed and slightly injured a woman in Yellowstone, officials said at the time.


China Hacked U.S. Navy Contractor To Obtain Sub Secrets

China Hacked U.S. Navy Contractor To Obtain Sub Secrets

Plans included an anti-ship missile system to be installed on U.S. submarines by 2020. Officials said both the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Navy are investigating the breach, according to the Post . The breach is part of Beijing's long-time effort to steal technological secrets from the United States as it seeks to blunt Washington's influence in the east Pacific and dominate the region.