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Afghan officials say 16 members of the Afghan National Security Forces died in a U.S. airstrike Friday, during operations against Taliban fighters in southern Helmand province. The U.S. says it is investigating the circumstances that led to the mistake. Afghan media report that 16 members of the security force died, citing local government officials. Although a U.S. statement acknowledging the strike did not specify the number of casualties, a Pentagon spokesman later put the figure at…
07.22 / 14:39
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Members of the oldest civil rights organization in the U.S., the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, are heading into their annual meeting with no national leader and no speaker from the White House. The meeting starts Saturday in Baltimore. On Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that for the second year President Trump declined the NAACP's invitation to speak at the national convention, which has hosted both Presidents Obama and…
07.22 / 14:39
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Media report US admitting to inconsistency in describing the Kashmir region, but say there has been no US policy change on the Kashmir…
07.22 / 14:38
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A court in Turkey reissues arrest warrants for four rights activists previously released on…
07.22 / 14:38
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See baby bump photos from stars who are pregnant in 2017 like Beyonce, Ciara, Natalie Portman and more. Continue…
07.22 / 14:36
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Members of the oldest civil rights organization in the U.S., the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, are heading into their annual meeting with no national leader and no speaker from the White House. The meeting starts Saturday in Baltimore. On Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that for the second year President Trump declined the NAACP's invitation to speak at the national convention, which has hosted both Presidents Obama and…
07.22 / 14:22
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President Donald trump has fired off a volley of early morning tweets that again showed how furious he remains over multiple investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election The post Trump fires off volley of angry tweets on Russia probe appeared first on…
07.22 / 14:20
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Free youth baseball clinic to feature Randy McGilberry and other MLB Alumni Colorado Springs, Colo. – Local youth will have an opportunity to play with their big league heroes at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinic series on Tuesday, July 25th, 2017. The free clinic features former Major League Baseball players who will teach baseball skills, drills and life lessons for approximately 200 local youth.   Players attending* include …
07.22 / 14:06
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Any self-respecting comics fan cringes at the phrase "comics aren't just for kids anymore." But any self-respecting comics fan also has to admit there are some great kids' comics out there — especially right now. Before I left for San Diego Comic-Con this week, I checked in with Lucy Strother, a fourth grade teacher in Philadelphia whose students just love comics. "We have like a comics and graphic novels bin in the library and it's perpetually empty because the kids are so obsessed with c…
07.22 / 13:40
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IRGC's Navy seizes a Saudi vessel after trespassing on Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian G…
07.22 / 13:38
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US experts on the 9/11 attack are helping the UK police to investigate the Grenfell Tower fire…
07.22 / 13:38
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A Bahraini rights group says the ruling Al Khalifah regime is heading towards further violations of human…
07.22 / 13:38
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Theresa May will remain the British prime minister until at least 2020 and could even fight another national election, the country’s transport minister Chris Grayling has p…
07.22 / 13:38
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Aaron Albaugh peers out from under the brim of his cowboy hat, surveying the acres of hay fields in front of him. The fourth-generation rancher is raising about 450 cattle this year, in this remote corner of Lassen County, California. His closest neighbor lives a half mile away. "And that's my brother," Albaugh says. "If I want to go see a movie, it's 70 miles, round-trip," he adds. "If I want to go bowling, that's 100 miles, round-trip." Living a half day's drive from civilization, you…
07.22 / 13:23
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This week a highly-anticipated robotics competition for 15- to 18-year-olds from 157 countries ended the way it began — with controversy. On Wednesday, the team from the violence-torn east African country of Burundi went missing. Well before the competition even began, the teams from Gambia and Afghanistan made headlines after the U.S. State Department denied them visas. Eventually, they were allowed to compete. The drama marred an otherwise upbeat event focused on kids and robots. Every t…
07.22 / 12:41
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IuI9z3LUIM Mark Campbell is one of the most prolific and celebrated librettists in contemporary American opera. But, as he recently told an audience at the Guggenheim Museum, not everyone thought his latest project was a good idea. "I've had a number of socialist friends of mine saying, 'Why would you write an opera about Steve Jobs? He was the worst capitalist!' " he said. Campbell's response to those naysayers? " 'Reach in your pocket — you probably have a…
07.22 / 12:41
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Egypt hands down hefty death and jail sentences to people involved in the 2015 death of a…
07.22 / 12:39
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​Eleven people have died and nine others were injured after a traffic collision in north China's Hebei p…
07.22 / 12:39
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This week a highly-anticipated robotics competition for 15- to 18-year-olds from 157 countries ended the way it began — with controversy. On Wednesday, the team from the violence-torn east African country of Burundi went missing. Well before the competition even began, the teams from Gambia and Afghanistan made headlines after the U.S. State Department denied them visas. Eventually, they were allowed to compete. The drama marred an otherwise upbeat event focused on kids and robots. Every t…
07.22 / 12:24
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In the absence of an official English Premier League channel, Spain’s La Liga is leading the way on YouTube among other major European football c…
07.22 / 12:24
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