Kabul shaken by large explosion on city's outskirts

Taliban claim responsibility for blast in Pul-e-Charkhi neighbourhood of Afghan capital that occurred at same time as widespread power cuts A large explosion rocked Kabul early on Monday morning, jolting the Afghan capital awake. The blast, which occurred at about 1.30am local time, appeared to target a hotel for foreigners on the outskirts of the capital. An hour and a half after the attack, the Taliban claimed responsibility. A spokesman for the militant group said…

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Clinton accuses Trump of 'degrading comments about Muslims'

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — Hillary Clinton said Sunday that Donald Trump repaid the "ultimate sacrifice" of a U.S. Army captain killed in Iraq with insults and degrading comments about Muslims, as the soldier's bereaved father pressured Republican Party leaders to distance themselves from the GOP presidential nominee…. Source: New feed

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Bach defends IOC handling of Russian doping scandal

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach defended the decision not to ban Russia's entire team from the Rio Games, declaring Sunday that the doping crisis won't damage the Olympic body's credibility and taking a swipe at global anti-doping officials for failing to act sooner against state-sponsored cheating in Russia…. Source: New feed

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AP Top U.S. News at 5:12 p.m. EDT IDs on 16 dead in balloon crash seen as a ‘long process’LOCKHART, Texas (AP) — Identifying the 16 people killed in the fiery crash of a hot air balloon in Central Texas will be “a long process,” officials said Sunday, as federal authorities investigated the worst such disaster in U.S. history…. FAA had been warned of risk of high-fatality balloon crashesWASHINGTON (AP) — Warning about potential high-fatality…

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Clinton accuses Trump of "degrading comments about Muslims"

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — Hillary Clinton said Sunday that Donald Trump repaid the "ultimate sacrifice" of a U.S. Army captain killed in Iraq with insults and degrading comments about Muslims, as the soldier's bereaved father pressured Republican Party leaders to distance themselves from the GOP presidential nominee…. Source: New feed

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