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Obama extends US military mission in Afghanistan into 2017

Obama extends US military mission in Afghanistan into 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday abandoned his pledge to end America’s longest war, announcing plans to keep at least 5,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan when he leaves office … Continue reading

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Lawmakers to Obama: Get your story straight on Libya attack

Lawmakers to Obama: Get your story straight on Libya attack Frustrated lawmakers are calling on the Obama administration to get its story straight on what happened in last week’s deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya, with President Obama … Continue reading

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‘Blood money’ frees CIA contractor in Pakistan

‘Blood money’ frees CIA contractor in Pakistan LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) – A CIA contractor who shot and killed two Pakistani men was freed from prison on Wednesday after the United States paid $2.34 million in “blood money” to the victims’ … Continue reading

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Commander: US can’t seal Afghan-Pakistan border

Commander: US can’t seal Afghan-Pakistan border WASHINGTON (AP) – There’s no practical way for U.S. troops to seal Afghanistan’s vast border with Pakistan and stop all Taliban fighters from slipping through, so they are focusing on defending vulnerable towns and … Continue reading

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