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A 'Trump Doctrine'? Clues emerge in new Afghanistan plan

Never tip your hand to the enemy. No timelines for military operations. No free pass for a neighbor who tolerates extremists or enables U.S. foes. President Donald Trump's new Afghanistan strategy contains elements of a broader approach to America's most pressing national security concerns that are consistent with his efforts in ...

Israeli archaeologists uncover rare 1,500-year-old mosaic

Aug 23, 2017

Israeli archaeologists uncover rare 1,500-year-old mosaic

A 1,500-year-old mosaic floor with a Greek inscription has been uncovered during works to install communications cables in Jerusalem's Old City — a rare discovery of an ancient relic and an historic document in one. The inscription cites 6th-century Roman emperor Justinian as well as ...

DNA of headless torso matches Swedish journalist: police

Aug 23, 2017

DNA of headless torso matches Swedish journalist: police

A headless torso found on a beach off Copenhagen has been identified as that of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who is believed to have died on an amateur-built submarine earlier this month, Danish police said Wednesday. Wall, 30, was last seen alive on Aug. ...

Aug 23, 2017

Russia designates isles claimed by Japan as special economic zone

Germany's central bank says it has completed a plan to repatriate gold reserves it stashed abroad during the Cold War three years ahead of schedule. The Bundesbank said Wednesday that 91 metric tons (100.3 tons) of gold had been returned from Paris. The plan, initially expected ...

Charlottesville to shroud Confederate statues in black fabric

Aug 23, 2017

Charlottesville to shroud Confederate statues in black fabric

The Charlottesville City Council voted Monday night to drape two Confederate statues in black fabric during a chaotic meeting packed with residents who cursed at councilors over the city's response to a deadly white nationalist rally. The anger at the meeting, during which three people ...

103-year-old Cambodian woman becomes U.S. citizen

Aug 23, 2017

103-year-old Cambodian woman becomes U.S. citizen

A 103-year-old Cambodian woman who survived starvation, suffering and war in her native land beamed and waved a tiny American flag on Tuesday as she became a United States citizen. Hong Inh was the oldest of more than 10,000 people who took the oath of ...