The US Justice Department says that two South Florida imams and a third family member were arrested on charges of providing support to the Pakistani Taliban.
Four civilians in flooded Parwan are killed in clashes between the Afghan military and the Taliban. The group did not comment on the killings ahead of peace talks to start soon between the group and the government.
Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen says on Twitter that there was a videoconference on Monday between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Taliban official Mullah Baradar to discuss the peace process. The group reiterated its commitments to not attack American personnel, to engage in intra-Afghan talks and "not let anyone to use its soil to attack other countries". The meeting was confirmed by the U.S. State Department.
USPlabs and S.K. Laboratory are indicted following a U.S. Department of Justice investigation finds synthetic ingredients manufactured in China were added to workout boosters and weight-loss products the firms claimed to be natural. Supplements from these companies were previously implicated in consumer illnesses and death. Several other defendants from the companies face additional charges.
The United States Department of Justice announces a federal investigation into the death of Freddie Gray in police custody in the city of Baltimore, Maryland. [http:--www.therepublic.com-view-story-9152bca98daf422b86d61630e511ccd3-US--Suspect-Dies-Baltimore (AP via "The Republic")]date=August 2019