UPDATE 7-Six killed, 105 wounded in Taliban attack in Kabul

June 30, 2019@11:42 PM TFP Editor 0

* Bomb-laden vehicle blows up near defence ministry compound * Taliban claims responsibility for the attack * Attack during rush hour injures at least 105 * Afghan forces kill 5 gunmen * U.S., Taliban hold seventh round of peace talks in Qatar (Adds death toll, edits) By Hamid Shalizi, Abdul Qadir Sediqi and Orooj Hakimi KABUL, July 1 (Reuters) – Taliban Islamist fighters killed six people and wounded 105 others by blowing up a truck bomb at morning rush hour near an Afghan Defence Ministry [Read More]

Warriors land D'Angelo Russell in sign-and-trade with Nets, send Andre Iguodala to Grizzlies

June 30, 2019@11:34 PM TFP Editor 0

CLOSE SportsPulse: Kevin Durant is headed to Brooklyn and may have just created the new super team. As Jeff Zillgitt explains, despite Durant likely missing all of next season the Nets are in prime position for years. USA TODAY The Golden State Warriors mitigated somewhat the loss of Kevin Durant to the Brooklyn Nets by reaching a deal to acquire guard D’Angelo Russell, two people with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The people requested anonymity because they are not authorized to speak [Read More]

Zuesse: The Civil War Now In America

June 30, 2019@11:05 PM TFP Editor 0

Authored by Eric Zuesse via The Saker blog, America is controlled only by its wealthiest, and they are solidly in control of both political Parties. However, now that they are in control, they are fighting bitterly amongst one-another. They are on two sides. Concerning foreign policies, and domestic policies, Republican Party billionaires hate especially Iran, and especially all progressivism. By contrast, concerning foreign policies, and domestic policies, Democratic Party billionaires hate especially Russia, and accept some progressivism. (They need to do the latter so that [Read More]

Every Marvel superhero movie, definitively ranked (including 'Spider-Man: Far From Home')

June 30, 2019@10:45 PM TFP Editor 0

CLOSE The new “Spider-Man: Far From Home” trailer catches up with Peter Parker (Tom Holland) in a world needing new heroes after “Avengers: Endgame.” USA TODAY With 23 blockbuster movies and counting since 2008, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has created a cosmos of big stars, from the misfit crew of “Guardians of the Galaxy” to the high-profile African superhero of “Black Panther.” Just imagine a pop culture without these films: Iron Man wouldn’t be a household name like Batman or Superman, Ultron would just sound like a bathroom cleaner and [Read More]