Afghan Taliban stormed Ghazni city, roughly 150 kilometers southwest of Kabul Thursday night. Heavy clashes continued until Late Friday morning between the insurgent group and government forces. Russia's prime minister has sternly warned the Trump administration against ramping up sanctions, saying that Moscow will strike back. China's top newspaper rebutted growing criticism that Beijing should have taken a lower profile to head off its trade war with the United States. Plus, aircraft turned hillsides red with retardant as homeowners wet their houses with garden hoses in a battle to contain an arson wildfire, which prompted evacuation orders for more than 20,000 people south of Los Angeles. And every week an artist releases a new album. However, Kenny Chesney’s new one, Songs for the Saints is no ordinary affair.