Tag: September 11 attacks

US pullout from Afghanistan half done, but questions remain

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan is more than half done, and U.S. officials say that while it could be completed by July...

UN: Unprecedented Taliban violence in 2020 carries into 2021

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UNITED NATIONS — Taliban insurgents show no sign of reducing the level of violence in Afghanistan to facilitate peace negotiations with the government, and...

Defense chief: US pullout from Afghanistan “slightly” ahead

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WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told Congress on Thursday that America's troop withdrawal from Afghanistan is “slightly” ahead of schedule, but he provided...

Shock of Jan. 6 insurrection devolves into political fight

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WASHINGTON — In one of the most chilling scenes from the Jan. 6 insurrection, a violent mob surged through the halls of the U.S....

EXPLAINER: How Congress’ Jan. 6 commission would work

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WASHINGTON — An independent commission to study the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection would be modeled after a similar panel that studied the 9/11 terrorist...

House backs commission on Jan. 6 riot over GOP objections

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WASHINGTON — The House voted to create an independent commission on the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, sending the legislation to...

EXPLAINER: How Congress’ Jan. 6 commission would work

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WASHINGTON — An independent commission to study the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection would be modeled after a similar panel that studied the 9/11 terrorist...

House to vote on independent panel to probe Jan. 6 attack

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WASHINGTON — The House is poised to vote on a 9/11-style commission on the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, a first...

US general to recommend post-withdrawal plan for Afghanistan

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ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT — The top U.S. commander for the Middle East said Wednesday he will make recommendations to Defense Secretary Lloyd...

House panel has agreement on bipartisan Jan. 6 commission

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WASHINGTON — The top Democratic and Republican members of the House Homeland Security Committee have reached an agreement on legislation to form a bipartisan...