CN Morning Rundown: US Official Says 12 Marines Killed in Bombings Outside Kabul Airport, ISIS Claims Responsibility

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Update: US Official Says 12 Marines Killed in Bombings Outside Kabul Airport, ISIS Claims Responsibility

Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabul's airport Thursday, transforming a scene of desperation into one of horror in the waning days of an airlift for those fleeing the Taliban takeover. At least 13 people were killed and 15 wounded, Russian officials said.

U.S. officials told Fox News, as of 3:10 p.m. ET, that 12 U.S. Marines were killed in the attack. is reporting that the terrorist group ISIS has taken responsibility for the attacks.

One of the bombers struck people standing knee-deep in a wastewater canal under the sweltering sun, throwing bodies into the fetid water. Those who moments earlier had hoped to get on flights out could be seen carrying the wounded to ambulances in a daze, their own clothes darkened with blood.

Mario Murillo Challenges All Churches to Become Fearless in Face of 'Wokeness'

Evangelist Mario Murillo has laid down a challenge to all of the church leaders in America with a series of questions for them:

— "How many sermons are you preaching about what your people are actually going through?"

— What are you giving them that makes them strong in their culture?"

— "What is the initial reaction going to be for lukewarm Christians when they read a bad headline about you in your local newspaper?"

— What are you doing about the epidemic of wokeness that is assaulting you far worse than the pandemic?

Mother of Baby Nearly Hit by Antifa Flash Bomb Slams Media for Biased Coverage

A Christian mother from Portland, Oregon, is rebuking the media for failing to tell the full story about antifa.

Jamee Anatello, a mother of eight, is speaking out after her 8-month-old daughter was nearly hit in the face with a flash bomb set off by antifa agitators, The Christian Post reported.

The incident occurred during an Aug. 7 prayer rally for Artur Pawlowski, a Canadian pastor who has garnered international attention for his dustups with law enforcement officials, whom he has accused of targeting churches with restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Anatello told the outlet.

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