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Gen. Qassem Soleimani
Feb. 11, 2016, file photo: Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran's Quds Force. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
Associated Press
January 02, 2020 - 9:21 pm
The Defense Department said Gen. Qassem Soleimani "was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region." It also accused Soleimani of approving the attacks on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad earlier this week.
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Central American migrants reach the shore on the Mexican side of the Suchiate River after wading across, on the the border between Guatemala and Mexico, in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Among the thousands of mostly Honduran migrants in
AP Photo/Moises Castillo
October 29, 2018 - 9:17 pm
A week out from the midterm elections, the Pentagon said Monday it is sending 5,200 troops, some armed, to the Southwest border this week in an extraordinary military operation to stop Central American migrants traveling north in two caravans that were still hundreds of miles from the U.S.
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 18, 2018 - 3:45 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Vowing to reclaim U.S. leadership in space, President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space. Trump envisioned a bright future for the U.S...
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