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by | August 01, 2017 | 22:54

The Afghan Ministry of Interior said additional Special Operations Forces were deployed to the area to eliminate the remaining insurgents. United States forces in Afghanistan have repeatedly targeted the group, killing its head Abu Sayed and several senior advisers in a July 11 strike in Kunar, the Pentagon has said.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:50

The defendants are accused of being members of a group, dubbed in Russian media the Grand Theft Auto Gang after the computer game. According to Petrenko, the incident reportedly took place at 13:50 Moscow time when two guard officers were convoying five handcuffed defendants in the elevator.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:54

Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he fully supports President Donald Trump's decree last week banning all transgender troops from continuing their active duty military service. Speaking with BBC Radio 4 last week, Gorka explained that Trump's decision is the correct one because the objective of a standing military force is not to be a "microcosm of civilian society".

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:51

Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming north around 5 miles per hour. Highs will range in the 70s and 80s under mostly cloudy skies. Lawrence County, according to the National Weather Service . Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. A chance for a shower. Friday Night .

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:49

The Department of Justice later found that Arpaio had created "a general culture of bias" in the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and had, through its failures in training and oversight, fostered and perpetuated discriminatory police practices.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:46

No further details have been provided by the outlet so far. "More than 20 bodies, and more than 30 wounded have so far been brought to the hospital", after the mosque attack, Rafeeq Shirzai, a spokesman for the hospital, told AFP . There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the assault. Regional police chief Mohammad Ayub said two attackers were involved in the incident.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:48

The sheriff's office hasn't said how the men escaped, and a sheriff's spokesman didn't return a message seeking comment. Inmates used peanut butter to make the number of a door leading outside look like the number of one of the internal cell doors.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:45

The Cubs have been trending up since the All-Star break and have played well following the addition of starter Jose Quintana . Willson Contreras is in his first full season as the Cubs' regular catcher. He will be one of three regularly utilized left handers in the Cubs' bullpen, alongside Brian Duensing and Mike Montgomery. Avila has a.274 batting average with 11 home runs and 32 RBIs.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:45

Bruce Rauner has promised to amendatory veto , asking lawmakers to remove what he calls a "bailout" for Chicago Public Schools' teacher pension system. It's just the latest man-made crisis to hit Springfield, where lawmakers earlier this month voted to override Rauner's veto to end a state budget impasse that stretched into a third year, creating billions in debt and forcing some domestic violence shelters and other social service programs to shut down.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:48

This would later inform his writing, which often explored the fringes of society and the failure of the nuclear family. Shepard had a nomadic early childhood, moving from base to base around the country before graduating from high school in Duarte, California.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:48

The Indian-born, US-educated economist picked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as vice-chairman of the government's main policy think-tank said he is returning to NY in September. At US universities one can teach as long as ones health permits. A former Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank, the 64-year-old had also worked with the World Bank, IMF and UNCTAD in various capacities.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:44

In particular, China has proposed that North Korea freeze its nuclear and missile programs in exchange for a halt to major military exercises by American and South Korean forces on the Korean Peninsula and off its coast. "In a way, the threat of sanctions is still a way of trying to find a political solution". It added that the U.S.is risking "adding kindling or, even worse, pouring oil on the flames".

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:46

Former local government minister Andrew Percy suggested the Chancellor should resign if he wished to continue speaking out on Brexit . But he acknowledged it's not yet certain what migration arrangements will look like after that. The PM's spokesman said: "It's obviously not in Britain's interests to sign up to a deal which would punish the UK". In his Le Monde interview , Hammond was also asked to comment on the prospect of banks potentially moving part of their activities after Brexit ...

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:43

Without the restraints and restrictions imposed by reconciliation under budget rules, policy horse-trading to try to pick off votes for tax benefits becomes potentially easier for the president's party under a process that goes through committees of jurisdiction and can be amended in search of bipartisan Senate votes, he noted.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:44

In the heat of the melee, Gallinari punched Jito Kok , causing the Dutch player to be transported to a local hospital. After pushing Kok and then trying to put him in a headlock, Gallinari got even more heated and threw a right handed haymaker than landed right on Kok's left cheek.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:45

Outside the courtroom, protestors gathered, shouting slogans against the defendants who were brought to court under heavy security. Two weeks ago, more than 7,563 people including police, civil servants and academics were dismissed in Turkey after the government issued a new decree under the ongoing state of emergency imposed after last year's failed coup.

by | July 31, 2017 | 07:38

The incident happened after one of the cars came into contact with one of the supporting pillars. No other injuries were reported. Couple Martina and Hans-Peter Rieger, the first to be rescued, told the Guardian that they were on a cable auto ride to celebrate their 41st wedding anniversary.

by | July 31, 2017 | 07:23

Al-Shabab is the dominant militant force in Somalia , a country in the horn of Africa that has been ravaged by decades of war and poverty. Uganda's defense ministry confirms the attack and says an unknown number of troops were killed. Al-Shabab militants frequently carry out deadly bombings in the capital. Earlier on Sunday, a vehicle bomb blast near a police station in Mogadishu killed at least five civilians and injured more than 12.

by | July 31, 2017 | 06:44

Trump also made the dubious claim that laws were "horrendously stacked" against police officers and said he wants to change those laws. 'Like when you guys put somebody in the auto and you're protecting their head, you know, the way you put their hand over?' the president continued, mimicking the gesture.

by | July 31, 2017 | 06:39

Putin approved the agreement Wednesday after it was supported by the Russian parliament earlier this month. Russia will have full jurisdiction over the territory of the airbase, as well as the Russian military personnel. Although the deal gives Russian Federation use of the airbase free of charge, Moscow is reportedly spending about $335,000 annually to maintain the facility.

by | July 31, 2017 | 06:10

A senior minister told the Daily Express Mr Hammond is "living in cloud cuckoo land" while Richard Tice, the chairman of Leave Means Leave, which is supported by more than 50 Tory MPs, said that the Chancellor "must go". Dr Fox insisted the Cabinet has not agreed a deal on immigration after withdrawal from the EU. "It can't just be made by an individual or any group within the Cabinet".

by | July 31, 2017 | 05:41

Nikki Haley , the United States ambassador to the UN, said on Twitter on Saturday that the U.S. was "done talking" about North Korea, which was "not only a USA problem". Trump called Xi "a friend", but added, "we asked him for some assistance with respect to North Korea, probably he could do a little bit more but we'll find out".

by | July 31, 2017 | 05:26

The replica was made by Cartier in Paris, the police said, and given to Armstrong as a gift after the historic Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969. The thieves stole it from the Neil Armstrong Air and Space Museum. The piece, made by Cartier in Paris, is 5 inches high and roughly 4 1/2 inches square. The museum was opened in 1972 to celebrate the astronaut and Ohio's contribution to space exploration.

by | July 31, 2017 | 05:10

While noting that the Pyongyang regime is already subject to numerous UNSC resolutions that it violates with impunity, Haley stressed that China must decide whether it is finally willing to take the vital step. "The danger the North Korean regime poses to global peace is now clear to all". Earlier Sunday, the US took some action. The B-1B bombers joined with fighter jets from Japan and South Korea for the mission, the Pacific Air Forces said in a statement.

by | July 31, 2017 | 04:55

Australian authorities have foiled an alleged Islamist-inspired "terrorist plot" to bring down an aeroplane with an improvised explosive and arrested four people in a series of anti-terror raids in Sydney . Authorities have ramped up airport security, following the arrests. "The speculation is that the bombers would like to put it in carry-on luggage so they can be sure of getting it placed near the fuselage skin", Barton said, adding however that putting something in a suitcase is "a ...