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US delivers `powerful commitment’ to Afghanistan

US delivers `powerful commitment’ to Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – The U.S. designation Saturday of Afghanistan as its newest “major non-NATO ally” amounts to a political statement of support for the country’s long-term stability and solidifies close defense cooperation after … Continue reading

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2 US troops shot in Kabul; NATO pulls workers

2 US troops shot in Kabul; NATO pulls workers KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – A gunman killed two American military advisers with shots to the back of the head Saturday inside a heavily guarded ministry building, and NATO ordered military workers … Continue reading

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Oakland to assess damage after Occupy protests

Oakland to assess damage after Occupy protests OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Oakland officials assessed damage to City Hall caused by Occupy protesters while leaders of the movement claimed Sunday that police acted illegally in arresting hundreds of demonstrators and could … Continue reading

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Poll: 1 in 3 vets sees Iraq, Afghan wars as wastes

Poll: 1 in 3 vets sees Iraq, Afghan wars as wastes WASHINGTON (AP) – One in three U.S. veterans of the post-9/11 military believes the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were not worth fighting, and a majority think that after … Continue reading

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