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Reversing course, Trump commits to open-ended Afghan war 12:34am EDT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Reversing course from his campaign pledges, President Donald Trump on Monday night committed the United States to an open-ended conflict in Afghanistan, signaling he would dispatch more troops to America's longest war and vowing "a fight to win."  Full Article

 
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Spanish police track down, shoot dead Barcelona attacker Monday, 21 Aug 2017 

SUBIRATS, Spain (Reuters) - Spanish police on Monday shot dead an Islamist militant who killed 13 people with a van in Barcelona last week, ending a five-day manhunt for the perpetrator of Spain's deadliest attack in over a decade.  Full Article  

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North Korea shipments to Syria chemical arms agency intercepted: U.N. report Monday, 21 Aug 2017 

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country's chemical weapons program were intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential United Nations report on North Korea sanctions violations.  Full Article