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Ex-Joint Chiefs chairman: Trump threat to use military on protesters ‘very dangerous’

© Greg Nash BY MARTY JOHNSON Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey has joined the dissenting voices of retired generals who have criticized President Trump for his handling of

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Airstrike kills 35 al-Shabaab extremists, US military says

The U.S. military has killed 35 fighters from al Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab in an airstrike in Somalia near the Ethiopian border, U.S. Africa Command (Africom) said Monday. In a statement,

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Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks

Workers of a wedding hall inspect after a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan August 18, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a packed wedding

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Robert Mugabe, longtime Zimbabwe leader, dies at 95

Robert Mugabe, the former leader of Zimbabwe forced to resign in 2017 after a 37-year rule whose early promise was eroded by economic turmoil, disputed elections and human rights violations, has

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