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The US strikes back: Drone hit on ISIS



The US military launched a drone strike in eastern Afghanistan, which killed a planner for a branch of the Islamic State group.

The suspected member of the IS-K group was targeted in Nangahar Province.

It comes after the deadly attack on the Afghanistan airport, where thousands are trying to flee the Taliban-led country.

IS-K claimed responsibility for the attack outside Kabul airport on Thursday that may have killed as many as 170 people. 12 US troops are among the dead..

The United States and allies HAD urged people to move away from Kabul airport amid a serious threat of a terror attack by Islamic State.

The airport is the centre of a multi-national effort to evacuate Afghans and foreigners after the Taliban overran the capital this month.

US President Joe Biden has come under fire over the withdrawal of US troops
US President Joe Biden has come under fire over the withdrawal of US troops

Mass evacuations

In the past two weeks, more than 100,000 people are believed to have been evacuated.

President Joe Biden promised to hunt down the jihadists behind Thursday’s suicide bombing.

The President has come under pressure over the way the US pulled out of Afghanistan.

“We will not forgive, we will not forget. We will hunt you down and make you pay,” Mr Biden said.

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IS-K, or Islamic State Khorasan Province, is the most extreme and violent of all the jihadist militant groups in Afghanistan.

Deadly blast

The blast tore through crowds of men, women and children outside Kabul airport.

Dozens of Afghans trying to leave the country were killed. In addition to the US personnel killed,

Roughly 5,000 US troops are still stationed at Kabul airport, processing Afghans desperate to leave.

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Ukraine prepares for a summer of violence



Is support for the war waning after the conflict has surpassed 1-year and millions of dollars?

After a Russian air assault on Kyiv in which one civilian was killed, residential buildings in wealthy districts of Moscow were hit by multiple drone strikes injuring two people.

The Kremlin is claiming that most of the drone strikes which happened during broad daylight—were intercepted.

A Russian politician said the attack on the capital was the most dangerous since World War II.

Russia says Ukraine launched the attack and has vowed to bolster their air defenses.

Meanwhile, Ukraine is denying direct involvement, having just recently suffered three air attacks within a 24-hour time span.

Last month, leaked Department of Defense documents revealed possible weak links in Ukraine’s military campaign against Russian forces.

Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine with tens of thousands of troops more than a year ago and there appears to be no end in sight.

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“I think there is a great risk”: will AI steal our jobs?



Artificial Intelligence has become an increasingly powerful and pervasive force in our modern world.

Artificial intelligence is not a new concept. However, the growing advancements have the potential to revolutionise industries, improve efficiency, and enhance the quality of life.

Along with its promising advancements, artificial intelligence also brings certain risks and challenges that must be acknowledged and addressed.

It has become the focus of lawmakers, who are working towards greater regulation of the sector.

U.S. and European Union officials recently met in Sweden to weigh up the benefits and challenges of artificial intelligence, and other emerging technologies.

“The AI process is creeping up on us,” said Dr Keith Suter, who is a global futurist.

“You’ve got competition between companies.”

It’s almost like some of us can see this raft that’s heading towards the rapids and a disappearance towards the waterfall, and we’re giving a warning but it’s not being heeded because everybody’s in this race to get down to the river,” Dr Suter said.

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Should there be more resources available to American Veterans?



Millions of Americans have served the country, but is there enough support for veterans?

Over the course of the nation’s history, the United States has declared war and fought in conflicts around the world with more than 41-million Americans having fought for freedom.

There are millions of Veterans in the United States who proudly served their country. But, are there enough services to help and support veterans– especially those who suffered atrocities during conflicts?

U.S. Army Veteran Ricoh Danielson joins us to discuss. #uspolitics #Ricoh Danielson #veterans #military #supportveterans #veronicadudo #freedom

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