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Trump returns to immigration issue with Arizona visit, rally

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Fresh off a speech on Afghanistan that moved him in a different direction from many of his core voters, President Donald Trump is highlighting his pledge to combat illegal immigration by visiting a Marine Corps base along the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday.

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 3:08 pm

A 'Trump Doctrine'? Clues in his new Afghanistan plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Never tip your hand to the enemy. No timelines for military operations. No free pass for a neighbor who tolerates extremists or enables U.S. foes.

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 2:48 pm

Glam shot gets ugly: Mnuchin wife touts style, slams critic

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a glam shot that got ugly.

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 1:53 pm

Officials say Trump's Afghan plan involves 3,900 more troops

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to end America's longest war and eliminate Afghanistan's rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. troops, senior officials said Tuesday. The first deployments could take place within days.

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 12:11 pm

Pentagon chief, in Baghdad, says militants are 'on the run'

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday he is confident that U.S.-backed Iraqi forces will finish off the Islamic State militants clinging to strongholds that are shrinking in size and number.

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 6:14 am