Trump Settles on Afghan Strategy Expected to Raise Troop Levels

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American military commanders have argued during the monthslong policy assessment that the additional troops would enable the United States to reverse gains made by the Taliban and militant groups like the Islamic State’s Afghan affiliate, the Islamic State in Khorasan. Administration aides, under orders to let Mr. Trump announce the details, hinted that any American

Jerry Lewis, Comic Icon And Titan Of Telethons, Dies At 91

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Jerry Lewis, Comic Icon And Titan Of Telethons, Dies At 91
1 of 10 i View slideshow Jerry Lewis, a comedic fixture on big screens and charity telethons for decades, has died at the age of 91. His death was first reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and confirmed by NPR with his publicist and spokeswoman Candi Cazau. Cazau provided the following statement: “Famed comedian, actor,

In Barcelona, a heartening rejection of Islamophobia

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In Barcelona, a heartening rejection of Islamophobia
BARCELONA — In the aftermath of Europe’s latest terrorist attack, a set of familiar tensions clouded this sunny, vibrant city Sunday. Some here insist that Barcelona is a state of mind, a nonstop celebration of the good life where anyone is welcome and anything goes. But then came the almost predictable events of last week.

GOP Rep: Bannon ‘had to go’ after undermining Trump

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Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) praised Stephen Bannon’s White House exit, saying the former right-wing strategist had to go after undermining President Trump.  “The White House has just not been functioning. There’s been leaks coming out, one faction is undermining another,” King told John Catsimatidis on New York’s AM 970 in an interview that aired on

North Korea ‘Nuclear War’ Warning Ahead of Joint US-South Korea Military Exercises

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North Korea ‘Nuclear War’ Warning Ahead of Joint US-South Korea Military Exercises
North Korea warned Sunday that forthcoming military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea constituted “reckless behavior driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war.” The rogue state warned it had the Pacific island of Guam, Hawaii and the U.S. mainland in its crosshairs for a “merciless strike” they would be unable to dodge,