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Airstrike kills 2 ISIS commanders, U.S. says

A coalition airstrike in Iraq killed two ISIS senior military commanders last week, including a man that the United States says oversaw the terror group's 2014 offensive to capture the Iraqi city of Mosul, the Pentagon said Friday.

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WH reveals number of civilian deaths from drone strikes

President Barack Obama's administration estimated Friday that between 64 and 116 civilians have died during the years 2009-2015 from U.S. drone strikes outside of Iraq and Afghanistan.

In the same time span, the administration said between 2,372 and 2...

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McCain, Reid ask Obama to pardon boxer Jack Johnson

Sens. John McCain and Harry Reid are joining together to ask President Barack Obama to posthumously pardon Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight boxing champion.

The lawmakers who come from different sides of the aisle have joined with ...

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House Democrats will oppose GOP gun bill

House Democrats said Friday they will oppose a Republican bill aimed at preventing people suspected of being terrorists from buying guns because they don't believe the proposal will be effective in stopping the purchases.

The legislation, which will ...

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Lynch to accept guidance from FBI on Clinton email probe

Attorney General Loretta Lynch will accept the determinations and findings of the FBI and career prosecutors who are investigating Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, Lynch said Friday.

Lynch made the pled...

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Trump's wife, children to speak at convention

Donald Trump announced Friday that his wife and children will speak at the Republican National Convention, where he is set to officially become the GOP nominee.

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Trump adds high-powered GOP fundraisers

Donald Trump's campaign and the Republican National Committee are adding about 85 fundraising veterans to their previously paltry operation, a move that could calm jitters that Trump is not equipped to raise money.

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Austria must redo presidential election

Austria could go from having a left-leaning president-elect to a far-right one in a matter of months, as a court has annulled the results of the country's May election and ordered another one be held.

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New Trump hire splits after two weeks

A veteran Republican operative brought on by Donald Trump to manage his surrogates is leaving after just two weeks on the campaign.

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Ammunition imports shoot up nearly 50%

The American appetite for ammo has driven a surge in bullet imports.

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GOP Senate candidate: 'I have not spoken to Mr. Trump'

Republican Colorado Senate candidate Darryl Glenn said Friday he welcomed Donald Trump's visit to the state -- but the two won't be appearing together and Glenn hasn't formally endorsed the presumptive Republican nominee.

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Trump lets 'heeby-jobbies' comment slide

Donald Trump's trade speech Thursday veered off course when he didn't stop a woman who, while pointing to her head, objected to the "heeby jobbies" worn by some employees at the Transportation Security Administration.

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