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First US Soldier Dies in Afghanistan Since June 10 Attack

First US Soldier Dies in Afghanistan Since June 10 Attack

The soldiers' injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, he said . The Defense Department said 19-year-old Pfc. Kirkpatrick joined the Army in June 2016. In 2014, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation drew down force levels in the country and Afghan security forces took over front line combat. The Taliban has retained control of the district since October, according to the Long War Journal. Read More

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Man arrested in connection with missing Chinese student

Man arrested in connection with missing Chinese student

Christensen was enrolled as a PhD candidate in experimental condensed matter physics by UIUC but it was not clear if he was still studying at the university when he was arrested. When investigators saw the black Saturn Astra belonging to Christensen in the parking lot of an apartment complex on June 12, they began to focus their investigation on him. Read More

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Trump backs repealing 'Obamacare' now, replacing it later

Trump backs repealing 'Obamacare' now, replacing it later

Paul asserted that most of his Senate colleagues think the current replacement plan is simply replacing Obamacare with "Obamacare-lite". Sasse said it's time for lawmakers to roll up their sleeves and get to work. He abandoned that idea after the Congressional Budget Office reported last week that his plan would cause 22 million Americans to lose health insurance. Read More

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Humid With A Few Afternoon Showers

Humid With A Few Afternoon Showers

Skies overnight will partially clear. Thunderstorms hit the area hard, leaving thousands of National Grid customers without utility service. Even if you do not see a shower/storm in your area, there will still be lots of clouds around. It will be mostly dry, but a stray afternoon shower can not be completely ruled out. The high will be near 87. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. Read More

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Gay marriage to be legalized in Germany

Gay marriage to be legalized in Germany

Though she still publicly renounced the principal of same-sex marriage and its place in the German constitution, Merkel said that she hopes with today's vote "a piece of social peace and togetherness could be created". Prior to the vote, gay couples were recognized as civil partnerships. The U.K. legalized gay marriage in 2014, while Ireland legalized it in 2015. Once she informed her party to vote their conscience and voiced a change of heart regarding opposing same-sex adoption, the bill ... Read More

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CNN's Jim Acosta responds after Sean Hannity labels him 'unhinged'

CNN's Jim Acosta responds after Sean Hannity labels him 'unhinged'

CNN's Jim Acosta tried to ask a question when Spicer responded dismissively, "There's no camera on, Jim". What do you think - is it a low blow to joke about Sean Spicer's weight? In an attempt to scare Republicans into supporting the current draft of the AHCA (a draft which is being opposed by a handful of Republican Senators who Mitch McConnell must flip for it to pass), Spicer said that it is no longer a choice between the AHCA and ACA. Read More

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Trump to meet with Putin at G20 summit

Trump to meet with Putin at G20 summit

Lavrov added that the summit would provide a good opportunity for the two leaders to talk about the Syrian conflict. Trump's early warmth toward Putin - and his blunt criticism of America's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies for not spending enough on defense - have rattled many in Europe, and particularly in places like Ukraine and the tiny Baltic countries. Read More

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Venus Williams responsible for a fatal accident

Williams, 37, told police she was trying to make it through the intersection but traffic forced her to slow down, leaving her vehicle exposed in the intersection, TMZ reported. Paul Rogers of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla ., confirmed to The New York Times. The report says Williams was driving an estimated speed of 5 miles per hour. Read More

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First Aston Martin Vantage AMR model to enter production

First Aston Martin Vantage AMR model to enter production

This will be one of the last applications for the mighty naturally aspirated Aston 12, and as such its passing should be mourned, ideally with frequent excursions toward the redline in proximity to acoustically reflective surfaces. Limited to a production run of just 300 cars, there will be 100 V12 engine models producing 586bhp and 200 V8 ones, producing 424bhp. Each exterior paintjob is matched to its own interior theme, with plenty of leather and Alcantara. Read More

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Beyond Good & Evil 2 In-Engine Gameplay on Display

Beyond Good & Evil 2 In-Engine Gameplay on Display

When Ubisoft first re-revealed Beyond Good and Evil 2 , we got a spectacular CG trailer, and the only thing that could get our hearts pumping even harder would be a gameplay presentation. The game itself is still in its earliest stages of development, so what you're seeing in the video is far from the final product. The idea is that you should be able to go anywhere in the massive game universe without loading screens. Read More

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Round victory of Macron's camp mirrors emerging confidence

Round victory of Macron's camp mirrors emerging confidence

Others said they had not voted as they were exhausted out by the drawn-out electoral cycle, with party primaries that started past year before the two rounds of presidential and then legislative contests. If no candidate manages to achieve that target, then all candidates who won at least 12.5% of registered voters go to the second round, where the victor will advance to Parliament. Read More

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H1-B Visa: Can PM Modi change President Trump's mind?

Prime Minister Modi is the second Indian Prime Minister to visit Portugal . Narendra Modi is said to be the first world leader to set out for a dinner with Donald Trump at the white house on 26 June, Monday. The two sides have stepped up efforts in recent weeks to get inter-agency clearance for the sale of the Guardian drone, made by California-based General Atomics. Read More

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42 killed in multiple blasts and firing in 3 Pakistani cities

42 killed in multiple blasts and firing in 3 Pakistani cities

At least 30 of the wounded were in critical condition, according to hospital officials, and some of the severely injured were ferried to Peshawar , the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province. On March 31, a auto bomb blast near an Imambargah of Shia Muslims killed 23 people and injured 70 others. President Mamnoon Hussain, Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai and former president Asif Ali Zardari, among others, also ... Read More

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Hotpoint CHAOS: Firm behind Grenfell Tower fire in SECOND scandal

Housing trust Wythenshawe Community Housing Group has started work to remove 78 feature panels at its Village 135 scheme that were identified as using similar material to the cladding panels used at Grenfell Tower. Firefighters and emergency workers who battled the inferno have been leaving messages and tributes to the victims at a makeshift memorial near the charred apartment block. Read More

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