ISIS claims deadly attack on Afghan military hospital

KABUL, March 8 (Reuters) – Gunmen dressed as medics stormed a hospital in the Afghan capital on Wednesday and battled security forces for hours, killing more than 30 people and wounding dozens in an attack claimed by Islamic State. A suicide bomber blew himself up at the rear of the 400-bed Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan…

Russians suspected of aiding investigations into hacking are being arrested and possibly murdered

chris_zois Jan 28th 2017 11:25AM The fallout from the U.S.-Russian hacking scandal continues, as The Telegraph reported an ex-KGB chief who is reported to have helped former spy Christopher Steele compile the infamous dossier on Donald Trump, was reportedly murdered. The latest development peels back another layer to the controversial Russian hacking scandal, as experts…

Texas showdown: Governor, sanctuary city clash over immigration

Texas Governor Greg Abbott vowed to cut funding to Austin’s new sheriff after she announced her county would scale back cooperation with federal immigration officials over deportations, marking a showdown over so-called sanctuary cities that may resonate beyond the Lone Star state. Abbott, a Republican, has threatened to withhold nearly $1.8 million in state law-enforcement…

Thanksgiving forecast: Storms could cause delays on busy travel day

By Alex Sosnowski for AccuWeather.com A stormy pattern persisting into Thanksgiving will have impact on the busiest cross-country travel week of the year. More people travel farther during the week of Thanksgiving than any other week of the year, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). AAA is projecting that 48.7 million Americans will travel…

Heavy snow to blanket parts of northeastern US

By Alex Sosnowski for AccuWeather.com A storm will slide in from the Midwest to bring another dose of cold rain and accumulating heavy, wet snow to parts of the northeastern United States from Wednesday night into Friday. Cold air will hold its ground over much of the northeastern U.S. through this week. One batch of…