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The US is on pace to bomb Afghanistan more than ever this year, but the nominee to be US commander there 'can't guarantee. an end date'

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The US is on pace to bomb Afghanistan more than ever this year, but the nominee to be US commander there 'can't guarantee... an end date' NOW WATCH: Here are the territories of...
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Afghanistan is producing a lot more opium than before the US invasion, and the US just can't stop it

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Afghanistan is producing a lot more opium than before the US invasion, and the US just can't stop it NOW WATCH: Here are the territories of Afghanistan controlled by the...
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Pakistani Taliban leader who ordered shooting of Malala Yousafzai killed in airstrike on Afghan border

Pakistani Taliban leader who ordered shooting of Malala Yousafzai killed in airstrike on Afghan border

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Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller/DVIDSHUB via Flickr KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah has been killed in a US-Afghan air strike in Afghanistan, a...
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Afghanistan is producing a lot more opium than before the US invasion. The US just can't stop it

Afghanistan is producing a lot more opium than before the US invasion. The US just can't stop it

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REUTERS/Parwiz US-led counterdrug efforts have failed to stem the tide of heroin flowing out of Afghanistan. Cultivation has increased, but a number of factors outside of those...
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A new Pentagon report reveals the Afghanistan War isn't being won and American efforts are plummeting

A new Pentagon report reveals the Afghanistan War isn't being won and American efforts are plummeting

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Andrew Renneisen/Getty War efforts in Afghanistan have appeared optimistic, according to US Defense Secretary James Mattis, however a recent quarterly report tells another...
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We partied at the exclusive, sexy Hong Kong party with the art world's elite on a 62,000-square-foot floating restaurant - here's what it was like

We partied at the exclusive, sexy Hong Kong party with the art world's elite on a 62,000-square-foot floating restaurant - here's what it was like

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Courtesy of LACMA At Art Basel Hong Kong this year, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art held an exclusive, star-studded party to celebrate its presence at the premier art fair...
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The Air Force just released a bunch of crazy photos of A-10 Warthogs over Afghanistan

The Air Force just released a bunch of crazy photos of A-10 Warthogs over Afghanistan

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The Air Force recently released a bunch of crazy pictures of A-10 Thunderbolt IIs getting refueled over Afghanistan, where the US recently redeployed a squadron of 12...
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Inside Hong Kong's lawless 'walled city' - the most crowded place on Earth for 40 years

Inside Hong Kong's lawless 'walled city' - the most crowded place on Earth for 40 years

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Greg Girard Slightly north of Hong Kong Island there once stood one of the most densely populated places on earth. From the 1950s until 1994, over 33,000 people lived and...
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Indulge in Portland's salty side on a weekend escape to Oregon

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Portland, Ore., may be known as the City of Roses, but it was savory salt, not fragrant flowers, that attracted me to one of the Pacific Northwest's most delightful...
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Afghanistan wants the US to send the A-10 back to fight the Taliban

Afghanistan wants the US to send the A-10 back to fight the Taliban

7 monthes ago   |  

Jake Melampy / US Air Force The US is expanding its military campaign in Afghanistan, increasing its troop presence there and targeting Taliban financing. The Afghan government...
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The soccer ball Putin gave to Trump is undergoing a routine security check

The soccer ball Putin gave to Trump is undergoing a routine security check

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The red-and-white soccer ball given to President Donald Trump by Russian President Vladimir Putin is undergoing a routine security check. The Secret... Read more ...

Legal experts say Michael Cohen secretly recording Trump is unlike anything...

Legal experts say Michael Cohen secretly recording Trump is unlike anything they've ever heard of - and it's very bad news for Trump

Reuters/Getty Images Legal experts were stunned at news that President Donald Trump's former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen secretly recorded his old boss. The conversation... Read more ...

Thousands of Tesla Model 3 cars are sitting in giant parking lots in...

Thousands of Tesla Model 3 cars are sitting in giant parking lots in California - here's why

Reuters/Jason Lee Photos of numerous Tesla vehicles at locations in California have shown up on Twitter. These are likely staging areas for vehicles that are on their way to... Read more ...

Microsoft is having a 10-day 'Ultimate Game Sale' with discounts on over 650...

Microsoft is having a 10-day 'Ultimate Game Sale' with discounts on over 650 Xbox and PC games

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Microsoft To... Read more ...

First-ever Global Farm Tourism Summit in Tagaytay City in the Philippines

First-ever Global Farm Tourism Summit in Tagaytay City in the Philippines

The Department of Tourism in association with the International School of Sustainable Tourism , and Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in... Read more ...

In spite of political repression, Maldives tourism grows

In spite of political repression, Maldives tourism grows

International tourists are rushing to the Maldives in ever-greater numbers in spite of a protest abroad over the strongman president's attack on political disagree and the... Read more ...

The first trailer for 'The Walking Dead' season 9 is here and it teases the...

The first trailer for 'The Walking Dead' season 9 is here and it teases the comic's next big villain

Jackson Lee Davis/AMC AMC released the first full trailer for the ninth season of "The Walking Dead" Friday at San Diego Comic-Con. The trailer teases new looks for Rick and... Read more ...

US intelligence, military, and diplomatic officials still have no idea what...

US intelligence, military, and diplomatic officials still have no idea what Trump talked about with Putin, and that's dangerous

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP A number top US officials have reportedly been left in the dark on what President Donald Trump spoke about with Russian President Vladimir Putin... Read more ...

The US is not prepared to fight China or other great powers, a top Marine...

The US is not prepared to fight China or other great powers, a top Marine training officer says

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher Q. Stone/Released A Marine general has a blunt warning for the US as it faces new threats from near-peer enemies: The military is... Read more ...

9 photos of Russia's new stealth frigate, a small warship that's much better...

9 photos of Russia's new stealth frigate, a small warship that's much better armed than the US Navy's LCS

Russian Defense Ministry The Russian Navy will receive a new stealth frigate in late July, according to TASS, a Russian state-owned media outlet. The Admiral Gorshkov, the... Read more ...