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Afghan Lawmakers Seek Reinforcements in Areas Under Serious Taliban Assault

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Afghan Lawmakers Seek Reinforcements in Areas Under Serious Taliban Assault
Lawmakers are urging the Defense Ministry to send reinforcements to at least three provinces under threat of falling to the Taliban in a current nationwide offensive by the group.

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Shooting at LA County Fire Station Leaves Unanswered Questions

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Shooting at LA County Fire Station Leaves Unanswered Questions
One firefighter was killed and another was injured today in Agua Dulce, CA. The person of interest, believed to be the suspect, was soon after found dead from a gunshot wound.

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Chadian President Killed on the Frontline

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Chadian President Killed on the Frontline
Chadian President Idriss Deby was killed on the frontlines of a rebel offensive today, April 20th. His son, a four-star General, has taken over as the head of a military transitional council and will lead the nation for at least 18 months.

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Fakhrizadeh, the Baghdad Embassy, and Upcoming Anniversaries

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Fakhrizadeh, the Baghdad Embassy, and Upcoming Anniversaries
Since the death of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh tensions between the US and Iran have been heightened to another level. Now the Baghdad embassy has been attacked and all eyes are on the two countries once again.

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A New Wave of Violent Extremism in France

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A New Wave of Violent Extremism in France

France has seen a recent rise in violence by Islamic extremists.

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