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Taliban Send High-Level Delegation to Islamabad

ISLAMABAD — The Taliban announced Wednesday they are sending a high-level delegation to Pakistan's capital as part of a tour that has included Russia, China and Iran in a push to resurrect an Afghanistan peace deal with Washington that seemed imminent just a m...
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Iran Urges US to ‘Put Warmongers Aside’ After Bolton Firing

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's president urged the U.S. on Wednesday to "put warmongers aside" as tensions roil the Persian Gulf amid an escalating crisis between Washington and Tehran in the wake of the collapsing nuclear deal with world powers. "Americans have to ...
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Bulldogs Land Former Washington QB for 2020 Season

The Mountain West Wire reports that Jake Haener, who was rated a three-star quarterback prospect out of Danville's Monte Vista High School and signed with Washington, has transferred to Fresno State and is sitt...
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Lawmakers Return to Assess Budget and Debt Agreement

WASHINGTON — House lawmakers are returning to Washington to assess a budget and debt deal between Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump, but there's no evidence of any last-gasp drama that could upset the hard-won compromise. Reac...
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Trump Says Tanks Will Be Part of His July Fourth Celebration

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump isn't taking "no tanks" for an answer on the Fourth of July. He said Monday a display of U.S. military tanks will be part of a special event he's headlining July 4 in Washington, and an Associated Press photographer saw a...