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Taliban violence poses 'serious challenges' to peace: Ghani

2 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Afghan president blames the Taliban for killings in recent weeks as his administration prepares for intra-Afghan talks.
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US envoy forges ahead with troubled Taliban peace deal

3 days ago   |   ABC News

Washington's envoy to Afghanistan emphasized the economic benefits of the peace deal with the Taliban, forging ahead with an agreement that has run into new political obstacles...
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Critics of US-Taliban deal say militants can't be trusted

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Intelligence that Afghan militants might have accepted Russian bounties for killing American troops did not scuttle the U.S.-Taliban agreement or President Donald...
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New Administration Memo Seeks to Foster Doubts About Suspected Russian Bounties

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Criticized for its inaction, the Trump administration commissioned a new look at a months-old intelligence assessment. It emphasizes gaps.
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‘The Outpost' latest installment of war as hell

‘The Outpost' latest installment of war as hell

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

MOVIE REVIEW “THE OUTPOST” Rated R. On Amazon, VUDU, iTunes Apple TV and other VOD platforms. Grade: B Among the subdivisions of the war movie is the Alamo-theme, in which...
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How Biden could punish Putin for targeting U.S. troops

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

According to a series of detailed dispatches from The New York Times, Russia's military intelligence agency has offered bounties to Taliban fighters for killing U.S. soldiers...
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Top US spies brief Congress on Russia-Taliban intelligence

4 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Congress eyes new sanctions as Trump downplays reports Russia offered Taliban affiliates cash to kill Americans.
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After intel briefing, Dems signal Trump likely received info on Russian bounty plot despite denials

4 days ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

The top Democrats dropped the subtle hints after attending a top-secret intelligence briefing about Russia's suspected efforts to pay Taliban fighters bounties for...
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Pelosi calls for new sanctions on Moscow, amid ‘Russian bounties' allegations

Pelosi calls for new sanctions on Moscow, amid ‘Russian bounties' allegations

4 days ago   |   RT

As the fallout from dubiously sourced allegations about ‘Russian bounties' on US troops in Afghanistan continues, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for fresh sanctions against...
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White House briefs ‘Gang of 8' on Russia-Taliban bounty intel

White House briefs ‘Gang of 8' on Russia-Taliban bounty intel

4 days ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Congressional leaders in the so-called Gang of Eight were tight-lipped Thursday after receiving a classified briefing on the Russia-Taliban bounty intelligence...
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New rules: International students must leave US if classes go online

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Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

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Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing information to NATO intelligence

The adviser to the head of Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of treason. Formerly a journalist, Ivan Safronov was working at Roscosmos for... Read more ...

Report: Chiefs agree to 10-year extension with star quarterback Patrick Mahomes

Report: Chiefs agree to 10-year extension with star quarterback Patrick Mahomes

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Soldier Field to become Chicago's most scenic drive-in movie theater

Soldier Field to become Chicago's most scenic drive-in movie theater

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Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's domestic violence trial gets off to explosive start

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Men who said they were abused by former Red Sox clubhouse manager seek...

Men who said they were abused by former Red Sox clubhouse manager seek damages from team

The Red Sox recently promised to fight racism, but those words rang hollow for more than a dozen Black men who have spent the last several years trying to get the Red Sox to... Read more ...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over flag decision

President Donald Trump blasted NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only Black driver, Bubba Wallace, of perpetrating “a hoax.” Read more ...