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2 hrs ago | ABC News

10 Things to Know for Friday

A provision to deport minors from Central America more speedily might be included in Obama's $3.7 billion emergency request.

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5 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Afghanistan's election started well. It's ending badly

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah gestures during a gathering of his supporters in Kabul, July 8, 2014.

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5 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

Kerry arrives in Kabul to mediate electoral crisis

WASHINGTON a?? Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kabul early Friday to try to head off a growing crisis over a disputed presidential election that threatens to unravel the democratic political process the U.S. has spent more than a decade building.

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6 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser

Richard David Malloey, center, in Afghanistan

Prattville soldier home from Afghanistan Prattville's Richard David Mallory recently returned from Afghanistan Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/local/progress-millbrook/2014/07/10/soldier-comes-home/12481369/ Richard David Mallory's mother Brenda said she counted the months, weeks and ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Nominee to lead troops in Afghanistan sees 'good news'

Senators on Thursday pressed nominees to top military posts on how to avoid a repeat of the recent Iraq debacle - where a U.S.-trained military collapsed in the face of a smaller insurgent force - in Afghanistan as the war there draws to a close.

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11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Is every Obama visit a photo-op?

President Obama didn't visit the U.S.-Mexico border on his trip to Texas this week because he said a "photo-op" would not solve the immigration crisis.

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15 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World briefs: EU to target Ukraine rebels

Ambassadors of the European Union's countries have agreed to add 11 new names to the list of people sanctioned for participating in the pro-Russian insurgency in Ukraine's east, an EU source said Wednesday.

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19 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

Little Kabul on Howard Lane

Lunch: Tue.-Sun., 11am-2:30pm Dinner: Tue.-Thu., 5-9pm; Fri.-Sat., 5-10pm Ramadan hours : Lunch: Tue.-Sun., noon-3pm Dinner: Tue.-Sat., 6-10pm Perched on the western edge of a strip center at the northwest corner of Howard Lane and I-35 in North Austin is Chapli Kababs n Curries.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

CNN

FAQs for Afghan SIV Applicants

Q. I have started the application process for an SIV but haven't received Chief of Mission approval.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

UN: Afghan civilian death toll up so far this year

Afghan health workers lift the shrouded body of a child in the hospital after a suicide attack in Parwan province, Afghanistan, Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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Weekday Magazine

RFE/RL Mourns Afghan Colleague Zubair Zhman

Zubair Zhman, 32, passed away in the early morning hours on Saturday, July 5, 2014 in a hospital in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Weekday Magazine

Afghan Election Official Says Abdullah Should Help Fraud Probe

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah told a rally of supporters on July 8: "We are the winner of this round of election without any doubt.

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The Washington Post

U.N.: Afghan civilian death toll up so far this year

In this Sunday, March 23, 2014 file photo, Shah Mohammad, older brother of killed Afghan Agence France-Press journalist Sardar Ahmad attempts to give a kiss to his niece Nilofar's picture during a funeral ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Trend

Afghan war inflicting devastating toll on civilians, U.N. says

Afghanistan's war is inflicting an increasingly devastating toll on the civilian population, with the number of casualties rising by almost a quarter in the first half of this year, the United Nations said in a report on Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Trend

U.S. president nominates new ambassador to Azerbaijan

United States President Barack Obama has nominated Robert Francis Cekuta as a new ambassador to Azerbaijan, according to the White House website.

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Townsville Bulletin

Wrap-up mission

Soldiers from 1RAR Alpha Company at Townsville Airport before being deployed to Afghanistan.

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Roll Call

Afghanistan Embassy Construction Price Grows by Nearly 25 Percent, Audit Discovers

Afghan policemen keep watch at a check post near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on June, 26. 2013.

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The Spokesman-Review

In brief: Typhoon Neoguri prompts airport closures, evacuation on...

A powerful typhoon pounded across the southern Japanese islands of Okinawa today, as residents took refuge from destructive winds, towering waves and storm surges.

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Yahoo!

Afghan candidate rejects election results

Afghan presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah claimed victory in last month's run-off election at a rally in Kabul on July 8, despite results giving a lead to his opponent Ashraf Ghani.

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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

A.M. Links: Germany Getting Closer to China as U.S. Hopes They Can...

Angela Merkel, visited Beijing, where she and China's president, Xi Jinping, pledged to increase strategic cooperation between the two countries.

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