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Militants Launch Suicide Attack Near Kabul Airport




” It is the latest in a series of high-profile attacks against key targets in the Afghan capital as militant groups try to undermine Western efforts to hand security to local forces.

Officials said the gun battle ended some four hours after it began, leaving seven attackers dead and two civilians wounded.

Dawood Amin, Deputy Kabul police chief, said two blew themselves up with suicide vests and five were shot and killed by police.”



Published on Jun 9, 2013

” Large explosions are being heard coming from the military side of Kabul international airport, which houses a NATO headquarters. 

The explosions began about 4:30am on Monday from the direction of the military headquarters. 

Al Jazeera’s Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul.”









Stolen Yacht Washes Ashore, Three Suspects Arrested [Video]


Three Arrested


” A stolen yacht washed ashore in California on Monday leading to the arrest of three individuals on board, according to authorities.

Two males and one female, suspected of stealing the yacht, were stuck inside when it became trapped in shallow waters near Pacifica State Beach in Sausalito. Initially refusing rescue, the alleged thieves were eventually brought ashore and taken into police custody.

According to The Associated Press, the 82-foot vessel known as Darling was taken from Sausalito Yacht Harbor at approximately 1:30 am on Monday.”





A home invasion ended with one of the suspects being shot and killed late Monday night, Miami-Dade Police said. Neighbor David Durity and Jerome Irving, whose wife heard gunfire, spoke about what happened.





” The Miami area saw two stories of armed citizens protecting themselves Monday night. A homeowner in Miami stopped his house from being robbed by shooting the intruders, killing one. Meanwhile, a gas station clerk in Hollywood, Florida used a gun to stop would-be robbers, killing one suspect “


Defying Censorship, Chinese Journalists Strike For Press Freedom




” For the first time in more than two decades, hundreds gathered with journalists outside one of China’s most influential papers on Monday, staging a strike to protest the Communist Party’s censorship of press freedom.

Its reputation for bold reporting, and its weekly readership of more than 1.6 million, Southern Weekend, which is sometimes called Southern Weekly, based in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, is one of the most influential media outlets in the country.

This public hunger for a media free from censorship, one that is allowed to challenge corruption and the wrongdoings of private and state enterprise, is the reason editorial staff at the Southern Weekend decided to stage a strike against government censorship. “

Chinese Journalists Protest Against Censorship


Monday – Empty Chair Day