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Purported IS video shows Jordan pilot burned to death

Purported IS video shows Jordan pilot burned to death AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A video released online Tuesday purportedly showed a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State extremist group in Syria being burned to death by his captors following … Continue reading

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Mattis: Withdrawal plan gives enemy hope, sends wrong message to allies

Mattis: Withdrawal plan gives enemy hope, sends wrong message to allies WASHINGTON — Taxpayers and troops will receive something of a peace dividend under White House plans to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016. The new strategy … Continue reading

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Suicide bomber kills 48 outside Iraqi military base

Suicide bomber kills 48 outside Iraqi military base BAGHDAD (AP) — Twin suicide bombings killed 48 people on Sunday, including dozens from a government-backed, anti-al-Qaeda militia who were lined up to get their paychecks near a military base southwest of … Continue reading

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