The Islamic State Group claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 81 people and wounding more than 200. The demonstration was organized by Afghanistan’s ethnic Hazaras community, a group of Shiite Muslims.
Residents in Munich, Germany paid tribute to the victims of the Friday’s shopping mall attack, laying flowers and lighting candles as they mourned their loss. The gunman killed nine people and wounded more than two dozen before killing himself.
Hillary Clinton formally introduced Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia as her pick for vice president, as the two appeared side by side in Florida. Clinton called Kaine “a progressive who likes to get things done.” Kaine acknowledged these are “tough times” for many in the country, but said Americans are “tough people.”
As Democrats gear up for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next week, protesters get a head start, staking out outside the Rules Committee on Saturday. The convention officially begins on Monday.
Noreen Nasir, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.