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ISIS attack hits Kabul as Pompeo joins Afghanistan peace talks

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KABUL, Afghanistan — Mortar shells slammed into a residential area of Afghanistan’s capital and killed eight people Saturday, hours before outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held what are likely his last meetings with the Taliban and Afghan government negotiators trying to hammer out a peace deal. The attack in Kabul, claimed by Islamic […]

ISIS attack hits Kabul as Pompeo joins Afghanistan peace talks

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KABUL, Afghanistan — Mortar shells slammed into a residential area of Afghanistan’s capital and killed eight people Saturday, hours before outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held what are likely his last meetings with the Taliban and Afghan government negotiators trying to hammer out a peace deal. The attack in Kabul, claimed by Islamic […]

US attack risks ‘full-fledged war,’ says adviser to Iran’s leader

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TEHRAN, Iran — An adviser to Iran’s supreme leader who is a possible 2021 presidential candidate is warning that any American attack on the Islamic Republic could set off a “full-fledged war” in the Mideast in the waning days of the Trump administration. Speaking to The Associated Press, Hossein Dehghan struck a hard-line tone familiar […]

At least 22 dead, 22 wounded in ISIS attack on Afghan university

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KABUL, Afghanistan — Islamic State militants in Afghanistan stormed Kabul University on Monday as it hosted a book fair attended by the Iranian ambassador, sparking an hours-long gunbattle and leaving at least 22 dead and 22 wounded at the war-torn country’s largest school. Most of the casualties were students and there were fears the death […]

Attack sub USS Texas arrives at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

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The Associated Press 15 hours ago Sailors stand topside aboard the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) on March 9, 2016, as the boat returns home to Pearl Harbor after completing a scheduled western Pacific deployment. (MC2 Michael H. Lee/Navy) KITTERY, Maine — The attack submarine USS Texas arrived Wednesday at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard […]

Attack on VA computer systems exposed personal information of about 46,000 veterans

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About 46,000 veterans had their personal information exposed after hackers breached Veterans Affairs computer systems used to send payments to outside medical providers, department officials announced Monday. VA leaders said they have already notified the affected individuals, and that veterans who did not receive an alert need not be worried about their accounts. They described […]

Democrats attack Trump’s military leadership, praise Biden as ready to be commander in chief

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Democratic Party leaders on Tuesday laid out their case for former Vice President Joe Biden to replace President Donald Trump as America’s commander in chief, arguing that the last four years have brought unprecedented turmoil to military families and veterans. “Usually, we should be able to count on our leaders … to understand the sacred […]

Taliban suicide attack kills 5 Afghan civilians; condemns maternity clinic attack

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KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktia province on Thursday that looked to target a military compound but exploded before its destination killed five civilians and wounded at least 29 others, including civilians and military personnel, Afghan officials said. The Taliban took responsibility for the bombing, calling it retaliation for statements by […]

Taliban suicide attack kills 5 Afghan civilians; condemns maternity clinic attack

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KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktia province on Thursday that looked to target a military compound but exploded before its destination killed five civilians and wounded at least 29 others, including civilians and military personnel, Afghan officials said. The Taliban took responsibility for the bombing, calling it retaliation for statements by […]