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Kabul peace summit begins as truck blast toll reaches 150

Previous worldwide efforts to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table have failed, but diplomats in Kabul hailed Tuesday's conference as a stepping stone to peace. Almost a week after the explosion, no group has claimed to have carried out the attack. Ghani did not explain the dramatic jump but Afghan authorities have played down casualty figures in the past.

Three Army Rangers Killed in Afghanistan in "Insider Attack"

The shooting took place in the Achin district of Afghanistan's Nangahar province, where a security official said the gunman was killed by USA troops. The Pentagon announced the casualties in a briefing statement that did not detail the incident, Xinhua reporetd. According to the wire service, the Pentagon says the USA military is "aware of an incident in eastern Afghanistan".

Trump set to row back on Cuban travel and trade

Saying that the aim was to fix what Trump has called a "bad deal" struck by Obama with Havana, one U.S. official said the new administration would leave the door open to improved relations if Cuba undertakes democratic reforms such as allowing free and fair elections and the release of political prisoners.

Pakistan 'pressure' got to India - Kohli

India was never in the hunt with the bat, with Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli both back in the sheds within 16 balls to leave the innings in tatters at 2-6. Mohammad Amir had Rohit Sharma lbw in the first over and the king of the ODI chase, Virat Kohli came in at 0-1 but instead of steadying the ship he was dropped after just eight balls and instead of taking that reprieve he was out one ball later.

Hawaii Rebuffs Trump, Adopts Paris Agreement Goals Anyway

Kate Brown told reporters Tuesday. "We are the testing grounds". "Hawai'i is committed to environmental stewardship, and we look forward to working with other states to fight global climate change ", the governor said in a news release.

Darjeeling shutdown continues, Rajnath Singh appeals GJM to resolve issues through dialogues

The police said seven GJM supporters were arrested for their alleged involvement in the violence. Morcha leader Binoy Tamang has said the party is eager to hold talks with only the Centre. Baton-wielding police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters as unrest over a long-simmering separatist movement rattles the town at the height of India's tourist season.

Macron's party headed for big French parliamentary majority

Pollsters said well over 30 per cent of voters had picked Macron's party in the first round, a result that they said could deliver him as many as three-quarters of the seats in the lower house after next week's second round. Election officials on June 12 said that with almost all ballots counted, Macron's Republique en Marche party (Republic On The Move) had 28 percent of the vote in an election marked by a historically low turnout.

58 missing, presumed dead in London residential building fire

Local anger began building Wednesday as the 24-story residential Grenfell Tower block caught fire and was consumed by licking flames in a matter of minutes. The building was run by Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (KCTMO) on behalf of Kensington and Chelsea London Borough Council. Aluminum composite panels essentially consist of two thin layers of aluminum sandwiched around a lightweight insulating material.

58 presumed dead in London tower blaze

Previously, the Metropolitan Police had confirmed 30 people had been killed in the inferno; the announcement Saturday almost doubles that number. "This number 58 may change". West London film producer Nisha Parti, who has been helping victims in Kensington, said the cash is being given to those checking into hotels in the wake of Wednesday's blaze.

Trump not under investigation, says lawyer

Trump's tweet was posted more than a day after a Washington Post story reported that "Five people briefed on the interview requests, speaking on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly", confirmed that Special Counsel Robert Mueller , appointed to look into allegations that members of the Trump administration colluded with Russian Federation to interfere with the election, was investigating whether or not Trump had sought to ...

Theresa May pledges £5M for Grenfell Tower victims

Construction firm Rydon, which carried out the refurbishment, said the work "met all required building control, fire regulation and health and safety standards". Yet she did visit some of the injured at London's Chelsea and Westminster hospital on Friday, reportedly spending about an hour with patients and staff.

Trump to continue DACA, Obama's program for childhood arrivals

In a week of governmental efforts to slow immigration flows down, the Trump administration has formally stopped the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans ( DAPA ) program from taking root. "We're going to take care of everybody", Trump said during an interview with ABC. President Trump promised during the 2016 election campaign to eliminate DACA, but White House officials were quick to point out Friday that the decision to uphold DACA is not a guarantee that the program will ...

White House Reportedly Working With House GOP to Weaken Russian Sanctions

And it would impose new sanctions on " corrupt Russian actors , ' those implicated in serious human rights abuses or who supply weapons to Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria, and people who conduct 'malicious cyber activity" on behalf of the Russian state.

United Kingdom police: 58 dead and presumed dead in London blaze

Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Theresa May admitted that support for families in the "initial hours" was "not good enough" . Both Ms May and her ministers have said they will do all they can to help those left homeless after the blaze and make sure other high-rise buildings, usually home to poorer people, are checked and safe.

Building materials in London fire under scrutiny

But his brother, who he thought was right behind him, didn't make it out. "And once it's safe, they are going to go into the building", he said , in an attempt to calm the crowds. Told there was a need for the public to hear her say something had gone badly wrong and the Government accepted responsibility, Mrs May said: "Something awful has happened".

Special counsel Robert Mueller meets with Senate leaders

In a second tweet , Trump said, "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" Coats and Rogers have testified that they were not pressured by the Trump administration.

In Tweet, Trump Turns On Rod Rosenstein Over Investigation 'Witch Hunt'

The inquiry's apparent expansion to target Trump reportedly focuses on whether the president attempted to obstruct the investigation - in particular, on Trump's reported attempts to encourage former FBI director James Comey to end an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn .

Mali official says at least 2 dead in attack

The BBC reports both Malian troops and soldiers from France's Bakhane counter-terrorist force are now on the scene. One of the suspected attackers who was wounded in the attack escaped, the ministry added. Mali is several years into a fight against an insurgency of jihadists, the BBC notes, and Reuters notes security in the country has gradually worsened since 2013.

London Mayor Admits Fire Caused by 'Mistakes and Neglect'

Do they permit the right kind of materials and ban the wrong kind of materials? The second question is were they correctly complied with? And obviously that will be a subject that the (public) inquiry will look at. "If something needs to be done to make buildings safe it will be done". A team of civil servants has been embedded into the Kensington and Chelsea Council office to bolster relief work.

2nd LD: Protesters storm local town hall over London fire

Days after a blaze tore through Grenfell Tower in London , the death toll continues to rise: City police announced Saturday that 58 people "are missing and we assumed likely to have died". Some have even referred to it as her Hurricane Katrina moment. The Council says it will cooperate "in full" with the government's inquiry. "We're all desperately sad, we're all angry, but of course none of us as angry as those who were directly affected".

Nurse Shot While Working in Emergency Room in Ocala

Patrick Riordan said troopers had three interactions with a pedestrian Saturday along Interstate 75 before taking him to West Marion Community Hospital in Ocala. The nurse is recovering and in stable condition. After receiving medical treatment, Gignac was in the process of being discharged when FHP troopers attempted to take him into custody on a charge of failure to obey a lawful order.

Five key moments that propelled Pakistan to Champions Trophy glory

The opening pair broke two records ─ one for the best score posted by Pakistani openers against India in an ICC tournament (86 runs), and the second for the best partnership against India in an ICC tournament when 100 came up for Pakistan in the 18th over.

The 22-Year-Old Still Unresponsive, UC Doctor States

Doctors said they have very limited information about Warmbier's condition before his arrival in the United States and have not had any contact with North Korean medical officials. This is the Otto I know and love. "No other family should have to endure what the Warmbiers have". US officials wouldn't say if Yun met with other North Korean diplomats while in the country or conducted more extensive diplomacy.

"We want justice": London inferno survivors protest council

Condoling the incident earlier, Londor Mayor Sadiq Khan said , "The bad news, I'm afraid, is lots of people died in the fire". Mr Cundy said on Sunday that the death toll of 58 was based on reports from the public - including 30 deaths that already have been confirmed, and reports of people who are missing and presumed to have been killed.

UK: Banned building materials suspected in London fire

Police said at least 58 people have died or are presumed dead as a result of the Grenfell Tower fire on Wednesday. Government staff have been drafted to manage the response to the devastating Grenfell Tower fire after criticism of the Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council.

Navy identifies 7 victims from USS Fitzgerald

Those dead are gunner's mate seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby, yeoman 3rd class Shingo Alexander Douglass, sonar technician 3rd class Ngoc T Truong Huynh, gunner's mate 2nd Ccass Noe Hernandez, fire controlman 2nd class Carlosvictor Ganzon Sibayan, personnel specialist 1st class Xavier Alec Martin and fire controlman 1st class Gary Leo Rehm Jr.

Absent Jay Z inducted to Songwriters Hall by Obama via video

Former Destiny's Child star Beyonce, 35, revealed she was expecting twins with an Instagram post in February. According to E! online, on Thursday, Jay Z and Blue Ivy were together spotted at a LA area hospital. Some fans clamoring for details on the twins took Obama's aside as a hint that the babies might be girls. They shouldn't have a problem buying a massive spread: Forbes recently announced that the superstar couple have amassed a net worth of $1.16 billion.

UK police make new arrest over Manchester attack, 11 in custody

The two brothers were arrested by police after the attack and released without charge. Images and video posted to social media showed officers making the arrest, and cars being towed from the forecourt. The singer visited some of her injured fans still being treated at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. U.S. pop star Ariana Grande, whose concert was targeted in the attack, has arrived in the United Kingdom ahead of a benefit show in Manchester on Sunday.

Opening of Parliament delayed amid deal talks

May's government has said its Brexit plans remain the same, and her Brexit minister David Davis will be pressing for close economic ties but a clear break with the bloc to be able to control immigration and restore sovereignty over British laws.

Several people hurt following shooting in Myrtle Beach early Sunday morning

Some people were hit, and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Lt. Crosby also noted that a police patrol vehicle was hit by gunfire. In the video, you can see a large group walking in and out of traffic on a busy Myrtle Beach road that runs alongside the oceanfront. The suspect's identity is being withheld, for now, until arrest warrants can be served, WMBF has reported .

Shivraj Singh ends his indefinite fast

Chouhan yesterday met some farmer leaders, but failed to reach a compromise. Earlier, Chouhan had said he lived for the state's people and the farmers and would also die for them. Meanwhile, curfew was lifted completely from Mandsaur district, the epicentre of a violent stir by farmers, as the situation there remained peaceful today.

Bimal Gurung's Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has links with terrorists: Mamata Banerjee

Additional director general of police (law and order), Anuj Sharma denied police had shot at protesters, claiming that it was GJM supporters who had opened fire. On Saturday morning the hills remained completely shutdown, the third day of the indefinite bandh called by the GJM after the police raided their office on Thursday.

Trump Confirms Being Investigated for Firing Ex-FBI Director Comey

Mr Trump did not identify "the man", but seemed to be questioning the integrity of Deputy Attorney- General Rod Rosenstein , the Justice Department's No. "Nice", Trump wrote in his first tweet . "The President's response was as it related to the Washington Post report". Last month, President Trump hired his own lawyer, Marc Kasowitz , to handle Russia-related investigations by the FBI and U.S.

Trump attorney says president not under investigation

There have been multiple news reports and a tweet from Trump himself on Friday that began with: "I am being investigated ". While aides have advised Trump to stay off Twitter, the president continued to weigh in on the widening legal investigations Sunday.

Pakistan crushes India to bag Champions Trophy

Pakistan beat India by 180 runs at the Oval, bowling their opponents out for 158 in pursuit of their first innings score of 338. Mohammad Hafeez hailed Pakistan's team spirit as the key to their stunning Champions Trophy final triumph against India on Sunday.

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