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The U.S. is eager to end its longest war. Is the Taliban ready to change?

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

“We told the Americans at the beginning of the war, it's not a picnic,” said Sohail Shaheen, a senior Taliban spokesman.
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3 members of white supremacist group sentenced for violence at rallies

7 hours ago   |   NBC News

The three men, who previously pleaded guilty, were "motivated by hateful ideology," U.S. Attorney Thomas T. Cullen said in a statement.
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U.S. Continues Military Buildup in Saudi Arabia Amid Recent Tensions With Iran

8 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The United States is deploying fighter jets and Patriot missiles just south of Riyadh to bolster defense against future Iranian threats.
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High technology used to make $1.3 billion cocaine bust

8 hours ago   |   ABC

It is being called technology that's exponentially changing the fight against drug trafficking both inside the U.S. and at Ports of entry like here at Packer Marine Terminal in...
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U.S. elected officials join protesters in calling for Puerto Rico governor to resign

9 hours ago   |   NBC News

Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is facing increasing pressure to step down amid Puerto Ricans' growing unrest.
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U.S. 401/Louisburg bridge open again after June 8 flooding

U.S. 401/Louisburg bridge open again after June 8 flooding

10 hours ago   |   WRAL

The bridge on U.S. 401 and Louisburg Road, which was knocked out due to flooding back in June, is now open again.
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Detained journalist Austin Tice's parents says there's 'no doubt' he's still alive

12 hours ago   |   NBC News

It's been more than six years since Tice, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps, went missing near Damascus, Syria, in August of 2012.
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U.S. military has begun reoccupying Prince Sultan air base in Saudi Arabia

12 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

Hundreds of U.S. troops, fighter jets, and Patriot missile defense systems are moving to Prince Sultan Air Base, officials said.
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Searing heat grips much of the U.S. - with the worst still to come

12 hours ago   |   NBC News

The New York City Triathlon canceled Sunday's event because of excessive heat warnings, and several cities declared heat emergencies.
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U.S. Steel denies its Mon Valley Works emissions are harmful to public health

U.S. Steel denies its Mon Valley Works emissions are harmful to public health

12 hours ago   |   Post Gazette

Steelmaker responds to federal lawsuit alleging public health impacts following a December fire at its Clairton Coke Works
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Radical or Incremental? What's Really In Joe Biden's Health Plan

Radical or Incremental? What's Really In Joe Biden's Health Plan

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Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests

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WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

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Former Giants lineman Mitch Petrus dead at 32 of apparent heat stroke

Former Giants lineman Mitch Petrus dead at 32 of apparent heat stroke

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Tyreek Hill cleared by NFL to return to Kansas City Chiefs roster

Tyreek Hill cleared by NFL to return to Kansas City Chiefs roster

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Convenience store clerk says customers 'need to go back to their country'

Convenience store clerk says customers 'need to go back to their country'

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NYC subway meltdown wrecks rush-hour commute, inexplicable computer glitch...

NYC subway meltdown wrecks rush-hour commute, inexplicable computer glitch to blame

A large portion of New York City's troubled subway system ground to a halt in the middle of Friday rush hour, leaving thousands of commuters stranded as seven train lines were... Read more ...

Zack Wheeler moves step closer to Mets return

Zack Wheeler moves step closer to Mets return

SAN FRANCISCO - Zack Wheeler was back on a mound Friday, if only for 13 pitches. The Mets right-hander, who is recovering from a shoulder impingement, played catch for a third... Read more ...

Jacob Trouba deal puts Rangers deeper into salary-cap hell

Jacob Trouba deal puts Rangers deeper into salary-cap hell

Now the Rangers are officially in a bind. As expected, the club signed restricted-free-agent defenseman Jacob Trouba on Friday to a seven-year, $56 million deal that carries an... Read more ...