Afghan soldier attacks foreign soldiers, wounding 4

For the second weekend in a row, U.S. soldiers serving in Afghanistan have come under fire from the a member of the local troops they are there to help.

The Resolute Support mission announced on its Twitter feed that seven US service members were wounded but said there were no USA fatalities.

At least four foreign soldiers were wounded Saturday after an Afghan soldier opened fire on them, Afghan officials said.

"An Afghan soldier shot and killed four American troops inside the base", said Abdul Qahar Araam, spokesman for the Afghan Army's 209th Corps.

The Afghan military statement said that the rogue soldier had also been killed.

Twitter changes its look, again
The change of the shape of profile pictures is to make it clear to users what is being said and who is saying it. In Twitter's browser view now, much of what used to have hard lines will seem updated with soft, rounded edges.

Ubisoft unveils Starlink video game with toys that attach to your controller
Starlink: Battle for Atlas releases in the fall of 2018 for the Xbox One X, PlayStation 4, PC, and Nintendo Switch. Then you can change the parts on the spaceship, and those changes show up in the game on the fly.

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title
The 89 points Golden State finished with that evening would stand as its lowest total of the season with Durant in the lineup. I vaguely do and the only thing I had remotely to do with them on this never-ending journey was running into on Mr.

The violence comes just seven days after an Afghan soldier turned his weapon on his USA counterparts in another region of Afghanistan, killing three soldiers and wounding another. The Taliban claimed responsibility.

The attack occurred at Camp Shaheen, which serves as the headquarters for the Afghan Army's 209th Corps in Mazar-i-Sharif. Dillon C. Baldridge, 22 of Youngsville, North Carolina - were killed June 10 when an Afghan soldier opened fire on them in Peka Valley, located in Nangarhar Province.

An investigation has been launched into the incident, he added but did not detail the incident.

A massive attack in April on the same Shaheen base by Taliban militants left scores of Afghan soldiers dead.

The Pentagon is weighing the possibility of sending thousands more troops to the country to train Afghan forces to break what Lt. Gen. John Nicholson calls a stalemate there. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday he would present options on Afghanistan to President Donald Trump "very soon".

(Copyright © 2015. All Rights Reserved.)
 
Recommended

House Majority Whip shot at congressional baseball practice
Republican Mo Brooks from Alabama told the United States news broadcaster that the Louisiana Congressman sustained "a hip wound". Before that, he was a member of the Louisiana House and the Louisiana Senate, serving from 1996 to 2008.

Gunman who shot top GOP congressman had history of arrests
The shooting took place just after 7am (7pm Malaysian time) as the Republican team practised for the well-loved charity showdown. Bost said they've gotten many more disturbing messages from people over the years and routinely flag them to law enforcement.

Qatar foreign minister denounces 'unfair', 'illegal' sanctions
Qatar has begun shipping cargo through Oman to bypass the blockade and show it can survive the diplomatic row with its neighbours. Typically, cargo for Qatar stops at Dubai's massive deep-water Jebel Ali port, then gets put on smaller boats heading to Doha .

Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco
The wildly combative and fiery game had 51 personal fouls, seven technical fouls, one flagrant foul and a number of dust-ups. With a coach or trainer, we just verbalize and at that time we should listen to the PA announcer to who it is on.

Police fatally shoot man believed to be wanted Presque Isle suspect
According to the newly released autopsy, Brown's death was ruled a homicide, with the cause of death being the gunshot. The state attorney general said the names of the officers involved in the shooting were being withheld at this time.

Father and daughter die in crash on George Washington Bridge
Crash scene investigators spent several hours inspecting the scene of the crash in an effort to determine exactly what happened. Pentangelo had said that a GMC Acadia with New Jersey plates has crashed into the truck as it has stopped in a traffic lane.

TSX slides at the open as financials, energy weigh
FILE PHOTO: A Google search page is seen through a magnifying glass in this photo illustration taken in Berlin on August 11, 2015. Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 1.63-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 1.78-to-1 ratio favored decliners.

More trouble for Trump's travel ban; friend suggests he might fire Mueller
Ruddy was at the White House on Monday to meet White House aides, but did not speak with the president, Spicer said. She asked whether Scarborough's sources flatly denied Ruddy's claim, but her co-host said he trusted his sources.

WB Governor sends report to Centre
In Darjeeling , GJM activists sparred with paramilitary personnel, hurling stones from a distance. They want to suppress us using huge police force", GJM General Secretary Roshan Giri said .

UK's Theresa May holds talks to seal government alliance
Ministers have already said that the Queen's Speech, scheduled for 19 June, may have to be delayed because of the ongoing talks. Business groups also favour this option that would lead to fewer tariffs on trade.

Snap's share price sinks, trades just above IPO price
Before Snap launched its IPO , there were already certain signs that investors should stay away from buying the company's shares . The company reported ($2.31) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($2.05) by $0.26.

Sensex ends higher; RBI keeps key interest rate unchanged
London's FTSE edged higher 0.06 percent. "This prompted the rupee to strengthen against the United States dollar", Desai said. The NSE 50-share Nifty also down 16.65 points or 0.17 percent to 9,647.25, after shuttling between 9,688.70 and 9,641.50.

US Stocks Boosted by Recovering Technology Shares
At 9:40am ET (1340 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 16.93 points, or 0.08 per cent, at 21,255.04. Materials rallied 1.2% on strength in construction stocks , while tech was up 0.8% and financials gained 0.4%.

Turnbull wants changes to parole after shootout
Last month, an Australian coroner criticised a decision which allowed bail to a gunman behind Sydney's deadly cafe siege in 2014. What is clear here is that we face a growing threat from Islamist terrorism in Australia in our region and around the world".

Gunman shoots top Republican leader at baseball practice; suspect arrested
The House will have a bipartisan members-only briefing at 11:15 a.m.at the Capitol, which will be led by the Sergeant-at-Arms. And they went over and talked to the Speaker. "I hear another "blam" and I realize that there's an active shooter, " he said.


More News

News
More News