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A program to implement an electronic payments system for collecting taxes in Afghanistan to fight corruption and bribery has failed...


Treasury secretary’s wife blasted for boasting of wealth on Instagram

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Cole Becker 22-Aug, 21:20 10 RT

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Former Fla. Sen. Greg Evers, strawberry farmer and gun advocate, dies in single-car crash

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New US forces could arrive in Afghanistan within days – top military commander

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Ella Flores 22-Aug, 18:40 9 RT

A high-ranking US military commander for the Middle East has announced that in a matter of days or a few weeks additional US troops could...


‘Unlawful occupation’: Native Americans seek to reclaim ancestral land from Brown University

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Anna Torres 22-Aug, 18:40 6 RT

More than 50 members of the Pokanoket Nation and their supporters have set up an encampment in Rhode Island, arguing that the land...


Die another day: Tillerson praises North Korea for restraint

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Antonio Roberts 22-Aug, 18:40 7 RT

North Korea has not taken provocative actions lately and it could be a sign that Pyongyang is ready to show restraint, US Secretary of...


Mom charged with murder in teen daughter’s death

Mom charged with murder in teen daughter’s death..

Maria Stewart 22-Aug, 18:20 10 USA TODAY

Rebecca RuudSavannah Leckie, 16, was reported as missing by her biological mother Rebecca Ruud July 20. Ruud told officers that Savannah...


'I fear my neighbour'

'I fear my neighbour'..

Michael Adamson 22-Aug, 17:40 7 BBC

"Hey, dumbass - the election is over you lost on all accounts", said the letter that arrived in John Gascot's mailbox. It accused him and...


Vale the Village Voice: New York bible axes print edition

Vale the Village Voice: New York bible axes print edition..

Lily Evans 22-Aug, 17:20 9 BBC

The Village Voice, for 62 years the poster child of American alternative journalism, is set to end its print edition. Although the title...


Marcellus Williams: Missouri governor stays execution

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Lily Evans 22-Aug, 17:20 9 BBC

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