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20 min ago | Patch.com

U.S. Doctor with Ties to Detroit, Chicago Among Those Killed in Afghan Attack

A Wayne State University graduate who previously practiced in Chicago was one of three American doctors shot and killed Thursday when an Afghan security guard opened fire at a hospital in Kabul Thursday.

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1 hr ago | Sunherald.com

Army report on death of young State Department officer in Afghanistan confirms group was lost

In particular, it confirms this account by McClatchy's Jay Price that the group was lost and on foot when a bomb exploded in the Afghan city of Qalat on April 6, 2013.

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1 hr ago | WAOW

Chicago doctor among those killed in Afghanistan

Remaining chilly the rest of the week with rain likely Wednesday night and Thursday, possibly mixed with some sleet or wet snow at times in far northern Wisconsin.

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5 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods as such, setting up a war between the behemoth U.S. food industry and an American public that... Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods, underscoring a ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Chicago doctor among 3 Americans killed in Afghanistan

A pediatrician who worked at a health clinic on the West Side was among three Americans killed Thursday when a security guard opened fire at a Kabul hospital funded by a U.S. Christian charity, in the latest of a spate of attacks on foreign civilians in Afghanistan.

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5 hrs ago | TIME.com

Taliban on the Horizon

Re "Waiting for the Taliban" [April 14]: With the U.S. withdrawal in full force, Kabul cannot depend on its own less-than-proficient army and security personnel to cope against the ferocious Taliban.

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9 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Three Americans killed in Kabul hospital attack - U.S. embassy

Three Americans were killed on Thursday when a security guard opened fire at an international hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul, the U.S. embassy said, in the latest of a series of attacks against foreign civilians in the country.

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12 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Afghan Guard Shoots Dead 3 Foreigners In Hospital

An Afghan security guard opened fire on the medical staff at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning and killed three foreigners, including at least one doctor, police said.

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12 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Afghan guard shoots dead 3 foreigners in hospital

Police in Afghanistan say a security guard has opened fire in a Kabul hospital, killing three foreigners and wounding one other person.

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12 hrs ago | USA Today

Afghan guard shoots dead 3 foreigners in hospital

An Afghan security guard opened fire on the medical staff at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning and killed three foreigners, including at least one doctor, police said.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Pentagon dossier to detail secretive U.S. Afghan detainee policy

Some of them have been locked up for a dozen years. Some are suspected fighters from Yemen, Russia or Pakistan, arrested by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

The Washington Post

Ex-Afghan warlord may again assume key political role

He was America's ally, a stocky, gray-haired warlord who fought on horseback alongside U.S. Special Forces to overthrow the Taliban government in 2001.

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Newsday

Afghan notebook: First timers

First-time voters boosted turnout when ballots were cast earlier this month and many young people acted as election observers.

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Calgary Journal

Brother honours memory of sister slain in Afghanistan

The brother of a Calgary woman gunned down in a Kabul hotel earlier this month told reporters Thursday that her death was not in vain.

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Examiner.com

GOP congressional candidate Col. Martha McSally debunks 'war on women'

If the Democrats plan on getting political traction with their campaign theme that Republicans are waging a " war on women ," it'll have to go through Martha McSally, a Republican challenging Democratic Rep. Ron Barber for his Arizona House seat.

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Stars and Stripes

Taliban leader freed, returns to Kabul to help Afghan negotiations

A senior Taliban leader has been freed by the United Arab Emirates and has returned to Afghanistan to help jump-start President Hamid Karzai's efforts to reach a negotiated settlement with the militant group, officials said Monday.

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Russia Taday

India-Russia-Afghanistan synergy: India to pay for Russian arms supplies to Kabul

It is a done deal and already under implementation, quietly but surely: securing India's and Russia's strategic interests in Afghanistan in the not-too-distant scenario of the drawdown of American and NATO forces from Afghanistan.

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The Miami Herald

Officials: Taliban kill 5 Afghan police officers

Officials in Afghanistan say five police officers have been killed in a Taliban attack on a checkpoint in the country's volatile south.

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Star-Telegram.com

Afghan election commission delays vote results

Afghanistan's election commission has delayed a planned release of full results from the April 5 presidential election to allow for recounts and audits.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Georgia Guardsmen heading to Afghanistan

About 150 members of the Georgia National Guard from the Toccoa-based 876th Engineer Company are heading to Afghanistan this summer for a nine-month deployment.

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