Islamic State claims responsibility for bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63

CBSNews.com Kabul, Afghanistan — The death toll from a late-night suicide bombing at a crowded wedding party in the Afghan capital rose to at least 63 on Sunday, including women and children, officials said. The local Islamic State (ISIS) group’s affiliate claimed responsibility for what was the deadliest attack in Kabul this year. Another 182 […]

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Tens of thousands rally in Hong Kong as China condemns U.S. lawmakers’ support

NBCNews.ocm The large turnout suggested the movement retains widespread support after recent protests were marked by violent clashes with police that have garnered increasing global attention. HONG KONG — Protesters turned Hong Kong’s streets into rivers of umbrellas Sunday as they braved heavy rain to march in a show of strength. The latest in a […]

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Even amid ‘trying times,’ Latinos are nation’s growth engine, NIelsen report finds

NBCNews.com “We’re seeing a demographic revolution that is fundamentally changing the history of the U.S.,” said Nielsen’s vice president of consumer engagement. Unprecedented issues impacting Latino communities in the United States have risen over the last several years — from political turmoiland sluggish hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico to a mass shooting in El Paso targeting Mexican-Americans and […]

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Safety worries lead third company to recall its infant inclined sleepers

WashingtonPost.com A third company on Wednesday recalled its inclined sleeper, joining two other manufacturers that also pulled their bassinet-like devices for babies from the market after a string of infant deaths and calls from lawmakers for the product to be banned. Dorel Juvenile Group recalled two versions of its sleepers: the Eddie Bauer Slumber and […]

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SPORTS ‘You had one job’: Simone Biles on USA Gymnastics’ failure to protect athletes in abuse scandal

NBCNews.com She said of the lasting trauma from the abuse, “Every time I go to the doctor or training, I get worked on, and I don’t want to get worked on, but my body hurts. I’m 22.””.”, Olympic gold-medalist Simone Biles spoke in an emotional interviewabout the lasting trauma from sexual abuse by the gymnastic team’s […]

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