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Month: May 2024

Flash floods due to unusually heavy seasonal rains kill at least 50 people in western Afghanistan

RAHIM FAIEZ ISLAMABAD (AP) — Flash floods from heavy seasonal rains in western Afghanistan have killed at least 50 people and dozens remain missing, a Taliban official said on Saturday, adding the death toll was based on preliminary reports and might rise. Afghanistan has been witnessing unusually heavy seasonal rains. The hard-hit province of Ghor

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Man charged with murder in deaths of 3 Oregon women, district attorney says

By Raja Razek, CNN (CNN) — A 39-year-old man was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on murder charges for the deaths of three Oregon women whose bodies were found in 2023, according to the Multnomah County District Attorney. Jesse Lee Calhoun was charged with three counts of murder in the second degree and three counts of abuse of a corpse in the second degree in

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Spanish tourists among four killed in Afghanistan shooting: Spanish Prime Minister

By Masoud Popalzai and Al Goodman, CNN (CNN) — Four people were killed, including three Spanish citizens, in a shooting in central Afghanistan on Friday, according to Spanish and Afghan authorities. Earlier, Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry spokesperson Mufti Abdul Mateen Qani said the three Europeans and one Afghan citizen were killed in Bamyan city. Four foreign

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Houston surveys destruction from deadly storms and races to restore power as Southeast and Gulf Coast face flood threat

By Dalia Faheid, Joe Sutton and Taylor Ward, CNN (CNN) — As officials assess the damage from destructive storms in the Houston area that killed at least seven people and knocked out power amid rising temperatures, residents in the Southeast and Gulf Coast face a severe weather threat through Saturday that could bring another round

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Colorado GOP chair’s embrace of Trump tactics splits party as he tries to boost his own campaign

By JESSE BEDAYN Associated Press/Report for America COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Dave Williams has deployed former President Donald Trump’s belligerent politics to vault himself from a former state representative to chairman of the Colorado Republican Party. Now Williams is using his state party chair position to try to usher himself into Congress. Williams reportedly

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Las Fuerzas de Defensa de Israel recuperan en túnel de Gaza los cuerpos de tres rehenes desaparecidos en el festival de música Nova

Sofía Benavides (CNN) — El ejército israelí anunció este viernes que recuperó los cuerpos de tres rehenes en un túnel en de Gaza. El portavoz de las FDI, el contralmirante Daniel Hagari, dijo en una conferencia de prensa en Tel Aviv que fueron identificados como Shani Louk, Amit Bouskila e Itshak Gelernter. Los tres murieron

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