More than three hours after the blast, ambulances were still rushing to the site and its smoking, wrecked buildings to evacuate the casualties, a sign that the number of dead and wounded could still rise. And we saw a big smoke, very big smoke, black smoke in the air. Armed soldiers and Kabul's emergency services have been flocking to the area to help the injured survivors.
Several other foreign embassies are also located in the area. "It's unclear at the moment whether German staff have been affected", the source told Reuters . Turkey's Embassy in Kabul reported significant damage to their building, however, none of their employees were injured or killed. No group had claimed responsibility by late Wednesday afternoon.
Constitution to the breaking point by trying to thwart an investigation into his "crooked path to the White House". Since it's never been hesitant to make connections between real and fictional headlines, the show's first Season 5 teaser was released the day of Trump's inauguration, and then has followed up with a chilling trailer for Season 5 that evokes a darker future for America as the Underwoods fight to remain in power .
But Spicer also pointed to remarks from senior administration officials that "in general terms. back channels are an appropriate part of diplomacy". Spicer was then asked whether President Donald Trump discussed setting up a backchannel with Kushner , who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka.
Surveillance footage that captured the blast showed a large explosion on a tree-lined street filled with cars. Commenting on the matter, officials from the area said that the blast involved explosives in a parked vehicle. Previously, IS used a big truck bomb during Ramadan that killed hundreds of people. The statement said ISIS targeted a gathering of Shiites. It was the single deadliest event in the city since the USA invasion in 2003.
A man will appear in court in Portland, Oregon , on Tuesday to answer charges that he murdered two men who tried to stop him hurling religious slurs against two women of Muslim appearance on a commuter train. Only about 6 percent of the Portland population is black, while more than 70 percent is non-Hispanic white, statistics show. Namkai-Meche and Best died of multiple stab wounds, the affidavit said.
Jacobs was the reporter Gianforte allegedly body-slammed to the floor. Gianforte reportedly " body slammed " Jacobs at the candidate's campaign headquarters after receiving being questioned about the GOP's ObamaCare replacement plan. "That's the Montana way", said Gianforte. Still, she said, the incident would not have changed her vote for Gianforte. Yet Ryan said Thursday the people of Montana would decide their next congressman, and declined to say they shouldn't vote for Gianforte.
The 480 km railway linking Kenya's largest port city Mombasa to capital Nairobi, slated to be officially launched on Wednesday, will be a key infrastructure project that will push forward the East Africa nation's modernization drive, a senior company executive said Monday.
And if one looks through the list of followers, one sees pages of accounts with no profile pictures, no followers and no posts. Going by data on Twitter Audit ( Newsweek was the first to access and report the Trump data Tuesday), the phenomenon is really common.
Speaking in New York, Mr Guterres said if any country doubted the need for the 2015 Paris climate accord , then other countries must "stay the course". He is due to decide the USA stance soon. The ambassador for the environment, Patrick Suckling, said discussions between political leaders were "confidential" but he told the hearing he had expressed Australia's commitment to the Paris deal in contact with United States officials.
In the manifesto the SNP said there should be "no question" that the Scottish parliament should have full control of European Union agricultural funding following Brexit . With Brexit talks set to start soon after the election, Mrs May said: "I am ready to go". The manifesto also sets out "anti-austerity" plans to invest nearly £120 billion in United Kingdom public services and pledges to increase the minimum wage to £10 an hour.
The mother of one of two men fatally stabbed last week on a train while trying to protect young women from anti-Muslim abuse has urged US President Donald Trump to encourage all Americans to protect one another. Christian then allegedly stabbed both Best and Myrddin Namkai-Meche again while Fletcher was seen in the background clutching his neck to stop the bleeding, according to the affidavit.
While Guterres did not mention the Trump administration in his speech, but responding to a question from the audience later, he said the United Nations believes "it would be important for the U.S. Guterres said countries can either "get on board or get left behind" when it comes to taking action on global warming because they will miss out on new economic opportunities from greener industries.
The RCEP talks have emerged as the strongest candidate for an Asian-wide trade agreement after United States President Donald Trump in January withdrew his country from the 12-nation TPP deal, saying America would instead negotiate bilateral trade deals.
That bomb, according to the Pentagon, should have resulted in damage to the structure localized to the front of the second floor where the bomb detonated, but should not have taken down the reinforced concrete building. The report added that an analysis of residual explosive material determined that it was "not consistent with the explosive content of a GBU-38 munition".
The SNP also gave its support to increasing the top rate of tax across the United Kingdom from 45p to 50p, alongside plans to increase the "real living wage" to just over £10 an hour by the end of the next parliament , as part of a "three-point plan to tackle poverty and inequality".
Witness how hard it is to pull out of the Paris accord now, when it went into effect only last November. Doubtless, negotiators had hoped that the United States would produce aggressive plans, implement them in good faith, and ratchet up their goals with every carbon-busting technological breakthrough.
These divergences were aired at a summit of G7 leaders in Sicily at the weekend at which Trump found himself isolated over his threat to ditch the 2015 Paris accord aimed at slowing climate change. And while German politicians sided with Ms Merkel, Mr Gabriel signalled that it was time for cooler heads to prevail. "I think it is inappropriate that we are now communicating with each other between a beer tent and Twitter", Gabriel added in Berlin.
Although the prime minister insisted that the party's manifesto had left open the possibility of a cap on costs, a press release sent by the Conservatives explaining their plans ruled one out. After the announcement was made around midday regarding the U-turn on "dementia tax", there has been several four-figured bets on the Labour party at odds ranging from 15/1 to 12/1.
May, who was at times heckled by the audience during the televised questioning, was asked by a serving policeman about "devastating" cuts to police numbers during her six-year tenure as interior minister. Mr Corbyn , meeting staff at a nursery in Westminster, said today: "The Labour party believes every child, no matter what their background, deserves a good start in life, and that childcare costs shouldn't be a barrier for parents who want to go back to work".
Police and security services are also upset that the name of bomber Salman Abedi was leaked by US officials and published while police in Britain were withholding the name for what they said were reasons of operational security. Police have given no information about how the detained men may be connected to the bombing. A woman arrested Wednesday during a raid on an apartment north of Manchester has been released without charge.
The long-planned test conducted Tuesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base was successful based on initial evaluations, according to a U.S. Missile Defense Agency statement. The ground-based mid-course defence (GMD) system used a 165cm "kill vehicle" released from a larger ground-based interceptor missile to obliterate the mock missile, defence officials said.
Fresh from talks with his Western counterparts at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels and a G7 summit in Sicily, Macron will host the Russian president at the palace of Versailles outside Paris. Macron was warned by the French ambassador to the United States after the ambassador learned about the nature of Trump's handshakes . Meyer said many US states, cities, and companies are moving forward on climate action while the Trump administration is "waffling" on the ...
The 23-year-old, who suspended her tour and returned to her Florida home after the tragedy, said she planned a concert as "an expression of love for Manchester ". "Music is something that everyone on Earth can share". The Press and Journal also devotes its front page to Eilidh MacLeod and says her family has been left devastated by her death.
The Pentagon however, in the aftermath of Tuesday's successful intercept, says the USA now has a credible and capable means of defending itself from North Korea's missile threat. And before the test was carried out Navy Captain Jeff Davis , a Pentagon spokesman, said: 'This is part of a continuous learning curve'. The GMD system received the target tracking data and developed a fire control solution to intercept the incoming missile.
Late last week, new footage emerged showing Erdogan looking on as Turkish security officials beat up protesters outside the country's embassy in Washington. They have referred to the conduct of the Turkish officials as "deeply disturbing", and vowed to hold those responsible for the violence accountable.
President Donald Trump is preparing his first Memorial Day address at Arlington National Cemetery. He transmitted somehow a personal connection with the fallen and their families and a reverence for them that was palpable. The president did not once mention himself. "We do not know where they came from, who they left behind, or what they hoped to be, but we do know what they did".
Sturgeon confirmed that she wants a re-run of the SNP's failed 2014 independence bid in late 2018 or early 2019, but said she could extend that timetable if there was not sufficient "clarity" about the consequences of Brexit, with Britain due to leave the European Union in March 2019.
Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that joining the US -led anti-Islamic State coalition "will send a strong political message of NATO's commitment to the fight against terrorism and also improve our coordination within the coalition".
Get out if you don't like free speech", Christian said while he was being arraigned on murder charges before Judge Paul G. Crowley at the Multnomah Justice Center in Portland Paul G. Micah Fletcher, who was nearby, got up and stood next to Namkai-Meche. Court documents say Christian shoved Fletcher in the chest and appeared to pull a folding knife from his pocket and hide it in his hand.
Both leaders declared they would secure a good deal, without going into specifics on issues that the European Union has already taken a position on. Mr Corbyn said: "Can we come back to that in a moment?" During her session from the studio audience, Mrs May was accused by a police officer of presiding over "devastating" cuts, asked by a midwife to justify her "chronic underfunding" of the NHS and heckled over school funding.
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency ( MDA ) is reporting that its Ground-based Midcourse Defense ( GMD ) system has succeeded in its first attempt to shoot down an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile target ( ICBM ), the U.S. Pyongyang has repeatedly defied a United Nations resolution banning all nuclear and missile activity, and has ramped up the pace of its tests in recent months.
According to Labour, only 40% of two-year-olds now qualify for free childcare, while some families of three and four-year-olds also miss out. Dimbleby also echoed another trope of Corbyn's supporters by suggesting the Labour leader has more support among the public than he does among the parliamentary Labour party.
The mock threat was launched from the Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site in the Marshall Islands. Sensors on the target sent back "target acquisition and tracking data" to command, and the sea-based X-band radar in the Pacific Ocean "also acquired and tracked the target".
Controversy has engulfed Trump since he fired FBI Director James Comey on May 9 as Comey oversaw an investigation into possible collusion between his presidential campaign and Russian Federation. Yanukovych, the deposed president of Ukraine living in exile in Russian Federation, who at one time had worked closely with Mr. Manafort. Brennan said he believed he was the first US official to raise the matter of election interference with the Russians, citing a phone conversation he had on ...
A major shakeup could be coming to the White House in the not-too-distant future . On the bombing investigation Trump said: "British Prime Minister May was very angry that the info the United Kingdom gave to USA about Manchester was leaked".
In addition to that, and perhaps most importantly, he is a very good person". He had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to Washington , according to reports . Subsequent reports have said the Russians asked Kushner to set up a backchannel. I grew up up during the Cold War, with all of its worries about Russian Federation infiltrating our government and trying to take us over.
On the bombing investigation Trump said: "British Prime Minister May was very angry that the info the United Kingdom gave to USA about Manchester was leaked". President Donald Trump returned home to a country wondering how he would address bad news that grew more dire during his nine-day tour overseas.
It was certainly ballsy, another astonishing move from the most unorthodox president the Philippines has ever had. He dismissed them as the "jayvee team", which in American parlance means the "junior varsity" or the second-rate sports team.
Jeremy Christian , a 35-year-old known locally as a white supremacist, was scheduled to be arraigned on charges that include aggravated murder . As the 35-year-old entered the courtroom, he yelled about free speech before saying, "Death to the enemies of America".
Among those taken into custody in Libya were the suspected bomber's father and his younger brother, the latter of whom confessed to knowing "all the details" of the attack plot, Libyan anti-terror authorities said. May said at the time Britain would continue to share intelligence with Washington. Police have swooped in on multiple addresses in the city since Tuesday and those arrested include bomber Salman Abedi's brother.
That has raised questions about why he was meeting with Kushner at a crucial moment in the presidential transition, according to current and former officials familiar with the investigations. Flynn attended the meeting at Trump Tower with Kislyak. Following the reports , Kushner's attorney said the Trump aide would cooperate in the investigation.
The disclosure infuriated British officials, and Prime Minister Theresa May brought up the leaks with President Donald Trump at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit Thursday. Around the country, many people fell silent and bowed their heads at 11 a.m. for a minute in tribute to the bombing victims. In Manchester's St. Ann's Square, where a sea of floral tributes grew by the hour, a crowd sang the hometown band Oasis' song "Don't Look Back in Anger".
Dramatic footage taken by Portuguese and Spanish rescuers shows the migrants, who included nine women, desperately trying to cling on as the fire spreads. Spanish Coast Guard manager Tomas Garcia called the rescue " one of the most complex " his center has ever seen in a statement. The Portuguese Air Force coordinated a successful rescue effort that saved the lives of all 34 migrants.
The White House said Dubke will remain in the post until a successor is in place. In confirming his early departure, Dubke told Politico the reasons were "personal", but showered praise on his fellow White House staffers and his time working for Trump.
At least three persons were killed and 17 others injured in a vehicle bomb attack in downtown Baghdad on Tuesday morning, the Interior Ministry said. In the northern city of Mosul, Iraqi troops are pushing Islamic State fighters out of their last strongholds. "Michael Pregent, former USA army officer and Iraqi government adviser with the Hudson Institute think tank, told Al Jazeera: "[Tuesday's attack is] meant to stoke a sectarian flame to get some sort of response from Shia militias ...
She said following the election of the U.S President Donald Trump and Brexit , Europeans "really have to take destiny into their own hands". "We want the European Union to become stronger and India will play a positive role towards that through the medium of Germany ", he told reporters at a joint briefing with Merkel, who hosts Chinese Premier Li Keqiang tomorrow.
He displayed that competitive spirit again on Monday as his brawl with San Francisco Giants pitcher Hunter Strickland led to the benches clearing. Both Harper and Strickland are sure to be suspended for Monday's brawl. "There's nothing to be thinking about the first round for because we were out and they were playing Kansas City in the World Series".
Trump and the allies remain at odds over Russia, which is deeply unsettling given mounting questions about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election". But Trump made no mention of the Article 5 commitment as he spoke next to a new monument centered on steel from the crumpled World Trade Center. Mr Trump's sharp words may have won him few friends among the gathered leaders, who appeared to avoid Mr Trump at the end of the "family photo", the group photograph customary at ...
Based on the account from a younger brother, investigators think Abedi used the internet to learn how to make a bomb and "seek victory for the Islamic State ", bin Salem said. "Always", Fadl said. "Very few people in the community here were close to him and therefore Salman's fanaticism wasn't something the community was aware of".