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Taliban Attacks Afghan Parliament

Taliban militants targeted Afghanistan's parliament Monday in an attack that included explosions as well as gunfire as lawmakers met inside. There was no immediate report of casualties. Witnesses reported hearing at least nine explosions, which sent smoke rising from the building in Kabul.  Afghan television showed members of parliament leaving in a panic.  They had been in session to confirm Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's choice for defense minister. A Taliban...

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