Taliban guard says last US planes have flown out of Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – A Taliban guard at Kabul’s airport says the last U.S. planes have flown out after 20 years of war. Hemad Sherzad says five planes departed around midnight. Celebratory gunfire erupted across the Afghan capital early Tuesday. The U.S. confirmed the withdrawal of its last troops, which was due to take place by a self-imposed Tuesday deadline….

Gov. Ivey Orders Flags to be Lowered to Honor Victims of the Attack in Kabul

(AP Photo/Wali Sabawoon) Governor Ivey has ordered that all flags be lowered in honor of the 13 U.S service members, and victims who were killed in the suicide bombing at the Kabul airport Thursday. This is in accordance with the presidential proclamation. Governor Ivey said the following in a statement released on her website. “The state of Alabama joins our…