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Khogyani said the Afghan soldier was a commando and was killed after the attack. The statement claimed the infiltrator managed to kill four U.S. troops before he was killed by Afghan soldiers. USA military officials estimate there are about 600 to 800 ISIS fighters in Afghanistan , mostly in Nangarhar, but also in the neighboring province of Kunar.
  • SC shipping terminal evacuated after "potential threat" of dirty bomb

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    Follow CNBC International on Twitter and Facebook . Such a device combines conventional explosives with radioactive material, such as nuclear waste. ET, Wednesday the Coast Guard said in a statement without providing additional details. The U.S. Coast Guard is telling WCSC-TV in SC that both state and federal authorities are investigating a potential dirty bomb threat at the Wando Terminal Wednesday night.
  • GOP Rep. Receives Chilling Message Just After Virginia Shooting

    GOP Rep. Receives Chilling Message Just After Virginia Shooting

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    When you take away ordinary peoples very lives in order to pay off the wealthiest among us, your own lives forfeit. Certainly, your souls and mortality were lost long before. Two Capitol Police officers, one congressional aide and one lobbyist were also injured. "We get threats nearly every day", said Hannah Andrews, a spokeswoman for Tenney, told Fox News.
  • Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

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    Congress since January 2011, when Democratic Representative Gabby Giffords was seriously wounded in an assassination attempt at a gathering of her constituents in Tucson, Arizona . The House of Representatives also cancelled all proceedings for the day with Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi both calling for unity.
  • Shooting at GOP event: Rep Steve Scalise, aide shot in Virginia

    Shooting at GOP event: Rep Steve Scalise, aide shot in Virginia

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    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said on the Senate floor that Hodgkinson apparently was a volunteer for his campaign previous year. Rep Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican, said his colleague "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood". I do think candidly that our rhetoric in this country could be toned down a little bit, but that's what we have to work on, and continue to talk about'.
  • US congressman Steve Scalise in critical condition after shooting attack

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    Scalise was shot in the hip , his office said in a statement. Fox News said House of Representatives Majority Whip Steve Scalise and aides have been hit by gunfire. "He was a sitting duck". Sanders said he was "sickened" by the attack. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D ), 17th Congressional District, via Twitter: "Horrified by this morning's Congressional baseball shooting ".
  • Brexit talks should start when Britain ready -EU negotiator

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    He says: "This unexpected result increases the likelihood of "no deal" on Brexit , and even if that scenario is avoided it is still nearly impossible to predict the final shape of any agreement". "Ten months under the Conservatives had not given any further clarity on what exactly is May's elusive 'best deal" for the UK. "We are ready for the negotiations".
  • 4 takeaways from Jeff Sessions' feisty testimony to Congress about Russian Federation

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    The obstruction of justice investigation into Trump began days after Comey was sacked on May 9, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington Post said. Spicer, the spokesman, declined to say then that Sessions enjoyed Trump's confidence, though spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said later in the week that the president had confidence "in all of his Cabinet".
  • Trump Investigated For Obstruction Of Justice

    Trump Investigated For Obstruction Of Justice

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    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who named Mueller to lead the investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation, testified there was no reason to dismiss him, and said that he alone has the authority to do so.
  • Disney to remember boy killed by alligator with sculpture

    Disney to remember boy killed by alligator with sculpture

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    Lane Graves's parents, Matt Graves and Melissa Graves, founded the organization in the wake of the young boy's death to support other families enduring sudden and intense tragedies. They named his foundation "Lane Thomas" because each time the child was asked his name, he would reply, "I'm Lane Thomas, I'm two". The lighthouse was chosen to represent him because it's the logo for the Lane Thomas Foundation , the charity set up by Graves's family following his death.
  • What We Know About The Suspect In GOP Baseball Practice Shooting

    What We Know About The Suspect In GOP Baseball Practice Shooting

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    On March 22, he wrote a threatening message on Facebook: "Trump is a Traitor". Scalise is in stable condition, his office said in a tweet. "There is a reason he is a whip. He was the owner of a home-inspection business, according to the Post , although his license in November of a year ago was not renewed. His most serious problems came in 2006, when he was arrested on a battery charge.