36 ISIS fighters killed by US ‘mother of all bombs’

(CNN)The US military on Friday defended its decision to drop its most powerful non-nuclear bomb on ISIS positions in Afghanistan, describing it as a “tactical” move. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘politics/2017/04/13/afghanistan-ambassador-hamdullah-mohib-sot-nr.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘international’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_51’,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/161115095436-afghanistan-army-commando-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/161115095436-afghanistan-army-commando-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/161115095436-afghanistan-army-commando-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/161115095436-afghanistan-army-commando-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/161115095436-afghanistan-army-commando-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/161115095436-afghanistan-army-commando-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/161115095436-afghanistan-army-commando-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = ,currentVideoCollectionId =

Judge orders courtroom closed against gymnastics doctor

CHARLOTTE, Mich. — A judge has barred the public from the courtroom when two women and a teenage girl are expected to testify that a Michigan sports doctor sexually assaulted them during medical appointments.  The Lansing State Journal reports Eaton County District Court Judge Julie Reincke said Friday she will allow one support person for

FDA rejects drugmaker’s much-anticipated arthritis pill

Drug company Eli Lilly says their much-awaited pill for rheumatoid arthritis has been rejected by the Food and Drug Administration. It’s the company’s second drug development setback since November. A letter to the company from the FDA said that they needed more information about baricitinib’s safety and the best doses, Lilly said Friday in a