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Wounded men lie on the ground at the site of a blast in Kabul . The sound of the bomb, which went off near Kabul's busy Zanbaq Square, reverberated across the Afghan capital , with residents comparing it to an natural disaster. Most of the victims were parliamentary staff members. "The US Embassy does not appear to have been the target of the blast", a spokesperson said, and referred questions on casualties to the Afghanistan government.
  • Gianforte Celebrates Victory, Apologizes For Assaulting Reporter

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    The Wednesday clash, caught on an audio recording, had mushroomed into a major headache for Trump's party as Montanans trooped to the polls to replace a Republican who vacated the seat to join the president's cabinet. Perhaps Gianforte viewed his violent attack as an asset to his campaign, rather than a scandal that would threaten his chances at the last minute. But the relatively close margin of the race in Republican-leaning Montana was encouraging to Democrats, who are already focused on ...
  • Airstrikes kill at least 17 in Syria near de facto ISIS capital

    Airstrikes kill at least 17 in Syria near de facto ISIS capital

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    It said nine died in another strike on a nearby market in the town of Mayadeen on Thursday night. Hussein was referring to airstrikes carried out in mid-May that he said killed almost two dozen farmworkers - most women - in a village in eastern Raqqa, as well as at least 59 civilians in residential areas of Deir al-Zor.
  • Islamic State fighters seal off Mosul mosque preparing for last stand

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    Iraqi forces are more than seven months into a massive operation to retake the city from IS, and have already recaptured its whole east side and much of the west. US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, IS militants and Syrian rebels are also fighting for territory in an increasingly messy battle space. A member of the Mosul council Mohammed Hassan told The New Arab the aircrafts resorted to carpet-bombing the area after the Iraqi army failed to advance against IS militants, which led to ...
  • Farage plays down Russian Federation links

    Farage plays down Russian Federation links

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    The former UKIP leader said he had "no connections" to the country. But being a person of interest means investigators believe he may have information about the acts that are under investigation and he may therefore be subject to their scrutiny.
  • Spicer Says 'Small Group' Gets Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet

    Spicer Says 'Small Group' Gets Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet

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    Spicer said , "The president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant". Early in the morning of May 31, Trump tweeted: " Despite the constant negative press covfefe ", according to The New York Times. The tweet immediately went viral and became one of the president's more popular posts. "Because typos are rapidly fixed". Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) and Peter WelchPeter WelchHouse Dems to WH: Revoke Kushner's security clearance Five ...
  • President Trump's budget does not add up ($2 trillion math error)

    President Trump's budget does not add up ($2 trillion math error)

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    The inevitable result will be greater sickness and suffering, and earlier deaths, for vast numbers of Americans. Rep. Bill Johnson, a Republican whose district encompasses eastern and southeastern OH, challenged Mulvaney on the wisdom of the budget's call to eliminate the Appalachian Regional Commission .
  • Deadline for budget action looms over Illinois Legislature

    Deadline for budget action looms over Illinois Legislature

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    House Democrats remain ready to work in good-faith with the governor to end this impasse and enact an honest, balanced budget. Madigan says he'll also call a "continuous session" sometime in June, in which lawmakers continue to meet in session at least one day a week.
  • Tory lead narrows to 3 points: YouGov

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    The Prime Minister insisted the only poll that matters is the June 8 vote after the seat projection study suggested the United Kingdom faces a hung parliament. The fall in sterling may even provide a buying opportunity for investors, according to Yu, as a Conservative majority "remains the most likely outcome" with "no further indications of a hung parliament" at the moment.
  • Russia's Putin says certain Syria's Assad didn't use chemical weapons

    Russia's Putin says certain Syria's Assad didn't use chemical weapons

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    There were no statements from Russia Today or Sputnik immediately available. Macron , whose country is part of a Western coalition that supports rebel groups and has accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of using chemical weapons , said any further use of chemical weapons in Syria was a red line for France which would result in reprisals.
  • Wonder Woman Director On What Can Fix Lack Of Female Directors

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    Gal Gadot recently said that she believes her Wonder Woman could beat Henry Cavill's Superman in a fight. The security official who spoke with the AP confirmed that "a formal request for a ban has not yet been received". How will Chris Pine in Wonder Woman compare to those previous portrayals? The two movies were approved in Egypt. A group calling itself the Campaign to Boycott Supporters of Israel-Lebanon has cited Gadot's association with the Israeli army-where she served a ...