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Jeff Katz
September 10, 2019 - 5:53 pm
Big shocker coming. The Washington Post' s so-called fact-checkers allowed former Vice President Joe Biden to side step any criticism from the far-left newspaper concerning his lies about his support of the war in Iraq. Biden has been adamant that he opposed the war from the moment it started...
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AP News
August 28, 2019 - 6:10 pm
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A former State Department contractor sentenced to life in prison for his role in the 2007 shooting deaths of unarmed Iraqi civilians is asking for a new trial because of what he says is newly discovered evidence. Lawyers for former Blackwater...
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January 29, 2019 - 2:53 pm
By ROBERT BURNS , AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, U.S. intelligence agencies told Congress on Tuesday that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal, that the Islamic State group remains a threat and that the Iran nuclear...
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Associated Press
December 27, 2018 - 8:18 am
by Philip Issa BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers Thursday demanded U.S. forces leave the country in the wake of a surprise visit by President Donald Trump that politicians denounced as arrogant and a violation of Iraqi sovereignty. Politicians from both blocs of Iraq's divided Parliament called for a...
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December 26, 2018 - 2:43 pm
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press AL-ASAD AIRBASE, Iraq (AP) — President Donald Trump made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Wednesday, leaving behind a partially shuttered U.S. government to greet American troops helping hold off extremists in a country where thousands of Americans died...
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September 18, 2018 - 3:54 pm
By SUSANNAH GEORGE , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — For a second straight year the U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people...
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May 10, 2018 - 12:43 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces in coordination with U.S.-backed Syrian forces have captured five senior Islamic State group leaders, the U.S.-led coalition said Thursday in a statement. The arrest was a "significant blow to Daesh," coalition spokesman Army Col. Ryan Dillon said, using the Arabic...
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