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Happy birthday to the Forever War: The AUMF is turning 17 years old

Happy birthday to the Forever War: The AUMF is turning 17 years old

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Kevin Lamarque It's the 17th birthday of the post-9/11 Authorization for Use of Military Force, which gave President George W. Bush and every president since a blank check to...
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10 ways the world changed after the 9/11 attacks

10 ways the world changed after the 9/11 attacks

10 days ago   |     |   2 articles

Flick/John Cudworth It's been 17 years since the September 11, 2001 attacks on the Twin Towers and the Pentagon. Although more than a decade has passed there are still some...
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Trump reportedly once asked his 27-year-old assistant what he should do in Afghanistan

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Trump reportedly once asked his 27-year-old assistant what he should do in Afghanistan NOW WATCH: Here are the territories of Afghanistan controlled by the Taliban and ISIS See...
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Trump reportedly once asked his 27-year-old assistant what he should do in Afghanistan

Trump reportedly once asked his 27-year-old assistant what he should do in Afghanistan

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Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump is said to seek advice from anyone who happens to be around him in the White House. On one occasion, he reportedly pressed his...
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Mattis makes surprise visit to Afghanistan as US scrambles for peace

Mattis makes surprise visit to Afghanistan as US scrambles for peace

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Reuters Secretary of Defense James Mattis made a surprise visit to the Afghan capital Friday as the US attempts to secure a negotiated peace with the Taliban, despite the...
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China steps up its plans to fight terrorism by training Afghan forces on Chinese soil

China steps up its plans to fight terrorism by training Afghan forces on Chinese soil

15 days ago   |  

Xavier Navarro/U.S. Air Force To help fight the Taliban, China will start training Afghan troops on Chinese soil. China has denied previous reporting that it is building a base...
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The Army has identified the Army sergeant who died in Afghanistan on Tuesday

The Army has identified the Army sergeant who died in Afghanistan on Tuesday

15 days ago   |  

US Army The Army identified Staff Sgt. Diobanjo Sanagustin, 32, as the solider who died Tuesday in a non-combat incident in Afghanistan Staff Sgt. Sanagustin is the seventh...
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The Taliban leader responsible for the kidnappings of Bowe Bergdahl and reporter David Rohde is dead

The Taliban leader responsible for the kidnappings of Bowe Bergdahl and reporter David Rohde is dead

16 days ago   |  

AP Photo/Mohammed Riaz, File A Taliban spokesperson confirmed the death this morning of Jalaluddin Haqqani, the founder of one of the Taliban's most sophisticated networks in...
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Hundreds of Afghan soldiers are said to have abandoned their bases without putting up a fight

Hundreds of Afghan soldiers are said to have abandoned their bases without putting up a fight

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AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus Afghan National Army troops reportedly abandoned their bases in the northern part of the country without putting up a fight against...
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Ethical Jeweler Pippa Small Celebrates 10 Years with Turquoise Mountain

Ethical Jeweler Pippa Small Celebrates 10 Years with Turquoise Mountain

23 days ago   |  

Ethical jeweler Pippa Small is celebrating 10 years of working with Prince Charles' charity, Turquoise Mountain , this September. Founded in 2006 by HRH Prince Charles and...
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Experience the magical ambience of the fall season by visiting the best...

Autumn is one of the fascinating seasons for a holiday in Italy. This beautiful season comes with a round of fresh wine, delightful delicacies, and vibrant colors that will... Read more ...

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Autumn is one of the fascinating seasons for a holiday in Italy. This beautiful season comes with a round of fresh wine, delightful delicacies, and vibrant colors that will... Read more ...

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I tested the pricey $240 Gryphon router that's designed to support larger homes - and my Wi-Fi network has never felt more secure

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. Gryphon A... Read more ...

NASA's new planet hunter has already spotted 2 candidate planets that could...

NASA's new planet hunter has already spotted 2 candidate planets that could be earth-like worlds

TESS/NASA NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has already found two candidate planets. TESS' mission is scheduled for a two-year period, during which it will survey... Read more ...

Hungary sees 227,000 Chinese tourists' arrival in 2017-2018 tourism season

Hungary sees 227,000 Chinese tourists' arrival in 2017-2018 tourism season

Tourism is adding more and more to Hungary's GDP, Péter Szijjártó, the foreign affairs and trade minister, said on the sidelines of the Dubrovnik ministerial conference on... Read more ...

This kitchen startup only sells one product - a $95 Dutch oven that can hold...

This kitchen startup only sells one product - a $95 Dutch oven that can hold its own against those pricier name brands

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. Milo With new... Read more ...

University of Georgia's $63 million stadium upgrade includes a new locker...

University of Georgia's $63 million stadium upgrade includes a new locker room, a lounge for recruits, and shows how swanky football facilities have become

WSB-TV / Georgia The Georgia Bulldogs have been dominant on the gridiron to start the season. Thanks to three dominant victories in which the Bulldogs outscored their opponents... Read more ...

Former South Carolina police officer who spent 13 years on the run after...

Former South Carolina police officer who spent 13 years on the run after allegedly killing his wife and molesting a 10-year-old girl has been arrested in China

Dorchester County Sheriff's Office US Marshals say Dan William Hiers, who has been on the run for 13 years, was arrested in Shanghai, China. His arrest comes after an... Read more ...

Five-star Carrossa hotel unveils a mix of premium breaks

Five-star Carrossa hotel unveils a mix of premium breaks

Carrossa has unveiled a glittering array of autumn packages to suit every holiday need, as Mallorca's newest luxury hotel celebrates a hugely successful couple of months with... Read more ...

Friday's Best Deals: Anker Fast Chargers, Luminoodle Bias Lights, Wood...

Friday's Best Deals: Anker Fast Chargers, Luminoodle Bias Lights, Wood Pellet Smoker, and More

A one-day sale on fast-charging Anker gear , our favorite HDTV bias lights , and an affordable wood pellet smoker lead off Friday's best deals. Read more ...

Many Saudi regions in just ended summer holidays witness around 11.3 million...

Many Saudi regions in just ended summer holidays witness around 11.3 million tourists

During the just-ended summer holidays, many Saudi regions witnessed as many as 11.3 million tourists who spent more than SR13.5 billion on their trips, according to the Saudi... Read more ...

Iran put on a show of force to threaten the US - but it was unconvincing at best

Iran put on a show of force to threaten the US - but it was unconvincing at best

REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl/File Photo Iran on Friday carried out a military drill aimed at showing the US how it could shut down oil shipping in the Persian Gulf after fresh US... Read more ...