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Afghan official: Wedding attack's death toll rises to 80

Aug. 21, 2019 5:40 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The death toll in a suicide bombing at a Kabul wedding claimed by the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan has risen to 80, an official said Wednesday, as a U.S. envoy was set to resume talks with the Taliban on ending America's longest war. The initial toll in Saturday's blast...

Alabama marriage forms to change next week

Aug. 20, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama will require new forms— and a new process — for getting married beginning next week. The Alabama Department of Public Health issued guidance Tuesday about the new form and procedure. The Alabama Legislature this year voted to do away with marriage licenses to...

A look at the Islamic State affiliate's rise in Afghanistan

Aug. 19, 2019 11:57 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bombing at a wedding party in Kabul claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate has renewed fears about the growing threat posed by its thousands of fighters, as well as their ability to plot global attacks from a stronghold in the forbidding mountains of northeastern...

Afghanistan mourns, vows to crush militants after attack

Aug. 19, 2019 11:56 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — As Afghanistan mourned the 63 people killed in a suicide bombing at a Kabul wedding , a brother of the groom spoke through tears of his weariness at the bloodshed in the country and the crushing guilt he felt at having to face his neighbors, many of whom lost relatives in the...

The Latest: At least 66 hurt in eastern Afghanistan blasts

Aug. 19, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on attacks in Afghanistan (all times local): 2:55 p.m. An Afghan official says at least 66 people have been wounded in a series of explosions in the eastern province of Nangarhar as the country marks Independence Day. Noor Ahmad Habibi, deputy spokesman for the...

The Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan claims responsibility for Kabul wedding blast that killed at least 63

Aug. 18, 2019 6:27 AM EDT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan claims responsibility for Kabul wedding blast that killed at least 63.

The Latest: Witness says children killed in Kabul blast

Aug. 17, 2019 10:56 PM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The latest on a suicide bombing inside a crowded wedding hall in Afghanistan's capital (all times local): 2:45 a.m. A witness to a suicide bombing at a wedding party in Afghanistan's capital says the attacker set off the explosives near the stage where children had gathered. Gul...

Dozens dead or hurt in wedding party blast in Afghan capital

Aug. 17, 2019 6:28 PM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide-bomb blast ripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said. More than 1,000 people had been invited, one witness said, as fears grew that it could be the deadliest...

Afghan official says dozens killed or wounded in blast inside wedding hall in capital, Kabul

Aug. 17, 2019 3:30 PM EDT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan official says dozens killed or wounded in blast inside wedding hall in capital, Kabul.

Very large oversize load to travel on New Mexico highways

Aug. 16, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials say a very large oversized load will be traveling at very slow speeds on several highways across part of New Mexico the next couple of days. The state Department of Transportation says the so-called "super load" will be escorted by state police as it travels Friday night,...