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Official: FBI Finds Link Between Pensacola Gunman, Al-Qaida

The FBI has found a link between the gunman in a deadly attack at a military base last December and an al-Qaida operative, a U.S. official said Monday. Mohammed Alshamrani (FBI via AP) Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Chris Wray were set t...
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Erdogan: Turkey Captures Slain IS Leader Al-Baghdadi’s Wife

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey has captured a wife of the slain leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday. "We caught his wife, but we didn't make a fuss about it. I am announcing this today for ...
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Taliban Suicide Blast in Kabul Kills 14, Wounds 145

KABUL, Afghanistan — A Taliban car bomb aimed at Afghan security forces ripped through a busy Kabul neighborhood on Wednesday, killing 14 people and wounding 145 — most of them women, children and other civilia...
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Why Does Facebook Fail to Fix Itself? It’s Complicated

SAN FRANCISCO — The question comes up over and over, with extremist material, hate speech, election meddling and privacy invasions. Why can't Facebook just fix it? "They have been frustratingly slow in dealing with everything from child sexual abuse to terr...
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Trump Criticizes War Hero for Not Capturing bin Laden Sooner

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not killing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner. Trump took verbal shots at retired Adm. William McRaven ...