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The agreement would let the United States keep a foothold in Afghanistan depending on the conditions on the ground, and carry out strikes against the Islamic State, which is also fighting the Taliban.
The U.S. policy has pushed tens of thousands of migrants back into Mexico to await asylum hearings.
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The Savannah Bananas say the move will cost them a bit more than 10 percent of their revenue. But with an emphasis on “fans first” marketing, the Bananas have sold out every home game since 2017.
Russia, which backs the Syrian regime, and Turkey traded recriminations over the strike.
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