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The Taliban Have Taken at Least 100 People Hostage in Northern Afghanistan, Officials Say

The Taliban Have Taken at Least 100 People Hostage in Northern Afghanistan, Officials SayWomen and children were among those seized during an ambush in the country's north



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Former Intel Officials Defend John Brennan In Wake Of Revoked Security Clearance

Former Intel Officials Defend John Brennan In Wake Of Revoked Security ClearanceSeveral former intelligence officials have come to the defense of former CIA



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Trump doubles down on security clearances; former officials slam move

Trump doubles down on security clearances; former officials slam moveThe bipartisan group, which included Robert Gates, George Tenet, David Petraeus, James Clapper and Leon Panetta, lashed out at the president in a scathing letter released late on Thursday. Brennan, a former official in the Obama administration and sharp critic of Trump, has said he will not be deterred by the removal of his security clearance. Brennan described Trump’s actions at a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki last month as treasonous.



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Officials Defend Plan To Close Almost All Polling Places In Majority Black Georgia County

Officials Defend Plan To Close Almost All Polling Places In Majority Black Georgia CountyElection officials in a rural southwest Georgia county are defending a plan to



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Trump Trying To ‘Stifle Free Speech,' Former Intelligence Officials Say

Trump Trying To ‘Stifle Free Speech,' Former Intelligence Officials SayIn a joint statement Thursday, a dozen of the nation's leading former



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Illness at Ohio Chipotle caused by food-borne bacteria: local officials

Illness at Ohio Chipotle caused by food-borne bacteria: local officialsThe outbreak last month was the latest in a series of food safety lapses at the burrito chain, and health officials said it was caused by the clostridium perfringens bacterium, which often infects food that is prepared in large quantities and kept warm for a long time. The resulting illnesses are fairly common and affect nearly 1 million people each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Customers had last month complained of food poisoning and diarrhea after eating tacos and burrito bowls at the Powell, Ohio Chipotle restaurant.



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Mendocino Complex becomes largest wildfire in California history – state officials

Mendocino Complex becomes largest wildfire in California history - state officials(Reuters) – The Mendocino Complex became the largest wildfire in California state history on Monday as it raged at the southern tip of the Mendocino National Forest, state wildfire officials said. The Mendocino Complex Fire, made up of two separate conflagrations that merged, has burned 283,800 acres (114,800 hectares) and was still growing, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.



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Tsunami Warning Lifted for Indonesia Quake, But Officials Fear Casualties

Tsunami Warning Lifted for Indonesia Quake, But Officials Fear CasualtiesBoth tourists and locals report extreme panic.



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U.S. Revokes Visas Of Nicaraguan Officials Over Violence Against Protesters

U.S. Revokes Visas Of Nicaraguan Officials Over Violence Against ProtestersPresident Donald Trump's White House moved Monday to revoke the visas of



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Voters in Mexico choose new president, thousands of officials in country’s largest election

Voters in Mexico choose new president, thousands of officials in country’s largest electionPresidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador, commonly known by his initials, AMLO, leads in the polls. The election comes amid a U.S. border crisis as thousands travel through Mexico to the United States.



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