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Afghanistan latest: Pentagon says US drone strike kills ISIS-K planner one day after Kabul airport attack

The Pentagon announced the airstrike a day after Joe Biden vowed retaliation for a Kabul airport attack by ISIS-K that killed 13 US service members.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Isis, News, US, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Kabul, Pentagon, Usa Today


US Army soldier Ryan Knauss, 23, 'a Tennessee volunteer,' killed in Afghanistan airport attack

Ryan Knauss, 23, had already served a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan. He grew up in Tennessee and joined the Army out of high school.       [Author: Knoxville News Sentinel]
Tags: News, Afghanistan, Tennessee, Army, US Army, Knoxville News Sentinel, Ryan Knauss


Caldor Fire Burns 145,463 Acres; Air Quality Reaches Extremely Hazardous Levels

EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13/AP) — The latest on the Caldor Fire burning in El Dorado County: 7:54 p.m. The Caldor Fire has grown to 145,463 acres and 19% contained, Cal Fire reports tonight. #CaldorFire near Little Mountain, south of Pollock Pines in El Dorado County is 145,463 acres and 19% contained. Unified Command: @CALFIREAEU, @EldoradoNF, @ElDoradoSheriffhttps://t.co/Vrx2jEZF54 pic.twitter.com/KZibPD09XY — CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) August 28, 2021 7:41 p.m. New evacuation routes have been ord...
Tags: Caldor Fire, CBSN Sacramento Feed, Fire Watch, Local, News, Syndicated Local, El Dorado County News, Omo Ranch


Opinion: Colts' QB issues appear behind them, but now they have a bigger concern: COVID-19

The Indianapolis Colts have one of the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the league, which could have a big impact on their 2021 season.       [Author: Indianapolis Star]
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US officials warn of new Afghanistan threats

Federal officials are on high alert for threats to the homeland following the mass evacuation from Afghanistan and devastating attack in Kabul this week that killed US service members and scores of Afghans.
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US officials warn of possible threats to the US in wake of Afghanistan attack and mass evacuation

Federal officials are on high alert for threats to the homeland following the mass evacuation from Afghanistan and devastating attack in Kabul this week that killed US service members and scores of Afghans.
Tags: US, Cnn, Afghanistan, Kabul


Afghanistan: US drone strike 'kills Isis-K planner'

The Islamic State group says it carried out Thursday's deadly bombing outside Kabul airport.
Tags: News, Islamic State, US, Afghanistan, Kabul


Wisconsin School District Rejects Universal Free Lunches So Kids Won’t Get ‘Spoiled’

But parents and teachers are clamoring to get the federally funded program back as families continue to struggle.
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After slamming Cuba, Hurricane Ida churns through the Gulf of Mexico where it's expected to be Category 3 storm when it make US landfall

Hurricane Ida made landfall Friday afternoon on Cuba's Isle of Youth. It's expected to strengthen into a major hurricane as it approaches the US Gulf Coast this weekend, putting states from Louisiana to Florida on alert for fierce destruction.
Tags: Florida, US, Cnn, Louisiana, Cuba, Gulf of Mexico, US Gulf Coast, Cuba Hurricane Ida


After slamming Cuba, Hurricane Ida is expected to be a Category 3 storm when it make US landfall

Ida became a hurricane Friday afternoon as it swept toward western Cuba -- and it's expected to strengthen into a major hurricane as it approaches the US Gulf Coast this weekend, putting states from Louisiana to Florida on alert for fierce destruction.
Tags: Florida, News, US, Stories, Louisiana, Cuba, US Gulf Coast, Ida, Cuba Hurricane Ida


Freshworks files for $100mn IPO

Freshworks Inc on Friday made public its filing for an initial public offering in the United States, reporting a nearly 53% surge in revenue as more customers signed up for its services. The Salesforce.com Inc rival revealed it had earned $168.9 million in revenue for the six months ended June 30 this year in a regulatory filing, up from $110.5 million in the same period last year. Launched in 2010 as Freshdesk from the Indian city of Chennai by Girish Mathrubootham and Shan Krishnasamy, Freshw...
Tags: Business, News, Australia, United States, Chennai, Salesforce com Inc, Girish Mathrubootham, Freshworks Inc, Shan Krishnasamy Freshworks, Atwell College


Board recommends parole for RFK assassin Sirhan Sirhan on 16th attempt

Sirhan Sirhan, the man convicted of assassinating Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in 1968, was recommended for parole on Friday. After 53 years in prison, the 77-year-old inmate's fate is now in the hands of California's governor.
Tags: California, Cnn, Robert F Kennedy, RFK, Sirhan Sirhan


Smoke Smoldering Caldor Fire As Flames Approach Town of Strawberry

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Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Strawberry, Hunter, El Dorado County, Allman, Jason Hunter, Caldor, Caldor Fire, Capt Hunter, Chelsie Allman


Smoke Slowing Caldor Fire As Flames Approach Town of Strawberry

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Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Strawberry, Hunter, El Dorado County, Allman, Jason Hunter, Caldor, Caldor Fire, Capt Hunter, Chelsie Allman


Dreams and Nightmares: What Makes the Preseason — All of it — So Important

On Tuesday, August 31st, 864 NFL dreams will be extinguished. The league-wide cutdown day for teams to trim their rosters from 80 to 53 players looms just a few days after the final preseason game of the 2021 season. Beyond those players cu
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A soon-to-be father, a beloved brother and a state champion among US service members killed in Kabul attack

While the Pentagon has not released the identities of the US service members who were killed, the family of US Marine Rylee McCollum confirmed to CNN that he died in Thursday's blast.
Tags: US, Cnn, Kabul, Pentagon, Rylee McCollum


‘You’re Awesome!’ Shingle Springs Elementary Students Thank Fire Crews With Heartfelt Signs

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South Lake Tahoe, usually bustling, is empty and choking on smoke from California's Caldor Fire

Businesses in South Lake Tahoe are struggling as smoke from the Caldor Fire has turned the picturesque destination into a ghost town.       [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
Tags: News, California, South Lake Tahoe, Reno Gazette Journal, Caldor


Afghanistan latest: US drone strike kills ISIS-K planner, Pentagon says

Just before the Pentagon announced the strike, the State Department issued a fresh alert, telling Americans at four Kabul airport gates to "leave immediately."       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Isis, News, US, Afghanistan, Kabul, Pentagon, State Department, Usa Today


These are the US troops that lost their lives during the terror attack in Kabul

In this image provided by the U.S. Marine Corps, a Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Crisis Response - Central Command, escorts a young girl at an evacuation control checkpoint during an evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Victor Mancilla Thirteen US service members were killed at the Kabul airport on Thursday in a deadly ISIS-K suicide bombing. Family members and law...
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Afghanistan: Ministers try to reassure MPs over missed evacuees

Senior members of the cabinet say the UK will support those left behind when the Kabul airlift ends.
Tags: UK, News, Afghanistan, Kabul


Scientists discover ‘world’s northernmost island’ off Greenland’s coast

Researchers say the tiny island in Greenland – roughly 30 metres across – was exposed by shifting pack iceScientists have discovered a new island off the coast of Greenland, which they say is the world’s northernmost point of land and was revealed by shifting pack ice.“It was not our intention to discover a new island,” polar explorer and head of the Arctic station research facility in Greenland, Morten Rasch, said of the find last month. “We just went there to collect samples.” Continue reading...
Tags: World news, Arctic, Greenland, Morten Rasch


Analysis: Blast raises questions about Biden's leadership

America's longest war ending as it began, with the nation mourning the dead of a terrorist attack and an outraged President vowing to hunt down the culprits in Afghanistan.
Tags: News, America, Stories, Biden


Australia Covid live news update: NSW reports 1,035 new cases and two deaths; Victoria records 64 infections and ACT 26

Western Australia releases exposure sites visited by two NSW truck drivers who were told they had tested positive after they arrived in the stateShepparton’s multicultural community ‘on the brink’ in Covid lockdownCovid abnormal: why is Australia so far behind on making its own mRNA vaccines?‘None of this is normal or sustainable’: the impossibility of working from home without childcare in lockdownGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; borders; Hotspo...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Delta, Victoria, Canberra, NSW, Vic, Broadmeadows, Andrew Barr, Coronavirus, COVID, BST Victoria, Jeroen Weimar


US strikes IS target in Afghanistan and warns of airport threat

Drone strike carried out east of Kabul as Pentagon warns of further ‘specific, credible’ threats against airportThe US has conducted a drone strike against an Islamic State target in Afghanistan on Saturday, as the airlift of those desperate to flee moved into its fraught final stages with fresh terror attack warnings and encroaching Taliban forces primed to take over the Kabul airport.US troops overseeing the evacuation have been forced into closer security cooperation with the Taliban to preve...
Tags: Islamic State, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Afghanistan, Taliban, South and Central Asia, US military, Kabul, Pentagon


India’s liberalised new drone rules have little space for citizens’ privacy

On Thursday, the government finally announced its much-awaited new liberalised drone rules, marking the coming of age for an industry that has for long struggled under unclear, and somewhat unimplementable regulatory norms. While virtual celebrations have broken out since the announcement of the new rules which also repealed norms that were implemented just some months ago-and were widely considered to be too stringent and restrictive-there is something that the rules seem to have given the fly...
Tags: Business, News, India, Drone


Afghanistan: US drone strike 'kills Isis-K militant'

The Islamic State group says it carried out Thursday's deadly bombing outside Kabul airport.
Tags: Isis, News, Islamic State, US, Afghanistan, Kabul


Afghanistan live news: US carries out drone strike against Islamic State; American citizens warned to leave Kabul airport gates ‘immediately’

US warns citizens to leave airport gates and not to travel to airport; US drone strike killed Islamic State member, no civilians Fear and fury in Kabul as thousands face being abandoned by UK‘We feel hopeless now’: British nationals left behind in KabulAfghans crowd airport gates as evacuation efforts wind down‘Bad options all around’: Biden’s vow to avenge attack could take yearsTwelve days of chaos in Kabul – in picturesSee all our Afghanistan coverage 3.21am BST The New York Times has pu...
Tags: UK, Islamic State, US, World news, Afghanistan, New York Times, Kabul, Biden, KabulAfghans


The drone strike in Afghanistan killed the planner, initial indications show, according to US Central Command

The US has conducted an airstrike against an ISIS-K planner, a spokesman for US Central Command said in a statement Friday.
Tags: Isis, News, US, Afghanistan, Stories, US Central Command


US military conducts airstrike against ISIS-K planner

The US has conducted an airstrike against an ISIS-K planner, a spokesman for US Central Command said in a statement Friday.
Tags: Isis, US, Cnn, US Central Command



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