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Pentagon Blew $28M on Iffy Afghan Army Uniforms

Pentagon Blew $28M on Iffy Afghan Army Uniforms

A 17-page report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction says $28 million has already been spent by the Pentagon on the uniforms - and perhaps another $72 million will go t...

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What To Watch For In Virginia's Gubernatorial Primaries

While Northam defeated former one-term congressman Tom Perriello in the Democratic primary, Gillespie had a slight edge on Corey Stewart and Frank Wagner on the Republican ballot as of deadlin...

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United States college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

United States college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

Dennis Rodman , the former National Basketball Association bad boy who has palled around with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , flew to Pyongyang on Tuesday on a trip he says he hopes will "open a d...

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Queen Elizabeth II opens parliament in a Britain dealing with Brexit

Queen Elizabeth II opens parliament in a Britain dealing with Brexit

The US president was originally schedulled to visit Britain this summer, but he postponed his trip until the autumn following huge public protests across the country. Meanwhile a number of core man...

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Trump Says He's Willing to Testify Under Oath on Comey Meetings

Comey testified Thursday that Trump asked him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and implied Trump may have become the subject of investigation himself ...

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Darren Soto cautiously eyeing Puerto Rico statehood effort

Darren Soto cautiously eyeing Puerto Rico statehood effort

Just 7,600 opted for free association/independence; 6,700 voted to remain a US territory. It is widely thought that the island's territorial status has contributed to its 10-year economic recession,...

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Thousands march against Vladimir Putin as rival Alexei Navalnyis arrested

Russian state media ignored the protests. The opposition leader, who plans to run against Vladimir Putin in next year's presidential election, had mobilized support on social networks in the hope ...

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Russia regrets new US sanctions, mulls retaliatory moves

The two senior officials were tasked by their bosses, Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, to lead a working group to deal with "irritants" in the relationship -- including the Russia...

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Brexit talks: Citizens' rights and exit bill ahead of trade

Brexit talks: Citizens' rights and exit bill ahead of trade

David Davis took a team of eight to Brussels to face the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier . But the agreement appeared at odds with British Prime Minister Theresa May's earlier insistence ...

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Iran's top leader opposes Iraqi Kurdish independence vote

Iran launched the missiles into Syria on Sunday, the first time in 30 years it has used them against a foreign country. Iran had earlier insinuated that the United States and Saudi Arabia - its ...

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Northern Ireland politics hits PM May's coalition talks

The Conservatives, who have 317 MPs, are looking to strike a deal with the DUP , who have 10. The two leaders are also due to discuss the ongoing talks to try and restore power sharing in the North...

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Gerrymandering Case Echoes in Inkblot-Like Districts Across the US

Gerrymandering Case Echoes in Inkblot-Like Districts Across the US

At issue is whether Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin drew legislative districts that favored their party and were so out of whack with the state's political breakdown that they violated the const...

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Security Of State Election Systems The Focus Of Dueling Capitol Hill Hearings

Security Of State Election Systems The Focus Of Dueling Capitol Hill Hearings

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday claimed that he had not spoke with the president about his views on Russia's role in disrupting the election, and would not confirm if Trump actu...

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USA expresses frustration over Saudi embargo on Qatar

USA expresses frustration over Saudi embargo on Qatar

Speaking to reporters yesterday, Qatar's attorney general announced that some of the boycotting countries may have been involved in the online attack. The U.S.is pumping an additional 900,000 barrels ...

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Netizens show support for Jake Zyrus

Netizens show support for Jake Zyrus

But it wasn't until a year later that the YouTube star revealed his "soul was male" in an emotional interview with old pal Oprah . Jake's updated Twitter account looked to have had previous...

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Prime Minister Theresa May vows to stay after Conservatives lose majority

Prime Minister Theresa May vows to stay after Conservatives lose majority

It is also not known if the other parties will be determined to obstruct her path, and come together to let Mr Corbyn - known to be on the left wing of Labour - lead a new government. Seven Tory const...

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United Nations refugee agency: Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide

In just one year the refugee population in Uganda has more than doubled from 500,000 to more over 1.25 million, making the country host to the fastest growing refugee emergency in the world. Of th...

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Deal between Conservatives and DUP possible this week, DUP source says

He raised his concerns with Mrs May over the deal she is trying to finalise to prop up her minority government. But the source said agreement before Wednesday's State Opening of Parliament could n...

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Indian sportspersons celebrate International Yoga Day

Indian sportspersons celebrate International Yoga Day

Narendra Modi , the United Nations declared 21st June as the International Day of Yoga ", said Das in her address. The yoga protocol will began on Wednesday at 7 a.m. The prime minister's comments co...

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A victory for Donald Trump and Brian Mast in Georgia

Democrats have already suffered narrow defeats in Kansas and Montana this year. Scott Brown in the 2010 special election in MA. Handel, 55, a former Georgia secretary of state, won the election af...

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