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Myanmar court sentences former leader Aung San Suu Kyi to 6 more years, source says

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A court in military-run Myanmar on Monday sentenced ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to six more years in prison after convicting her on four extra counts of corruption, according to a source familiar with the matter ...

Wisconsin Assembly leader fires the former judge he hired to investigate voter fraud

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Wisconsin's Assembly Speaker Robin Vos on Friday fired the conservative former state Supreme Court justice he hired last year to investigate fraud in the 2020 election -- ending a controversial probe that drew bipar...

Stephen Colbert announces Louis Cato as new band leader on ‘The Late Show’

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Stephen Colbert announced that bandleader Jon Batiste is leaving "The Late Show" after seven seasons to pursue other interests. Musician Louis Cato will step in to lead the house band. Colbert thanked the Oscar and ...

Senior leader of Pakistani Taliban killed in IED attack, sources say

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Islamabad A senior founding leader of the Pakistani Taliban was killed Sunday night in a targeted attack, according to two sources within the group's leadership. The Pakistan Taliban, known as Tehreek-e-Taliban (TT...

Biden takes out al Qaeda leader over 9/11 attacks, draws (mostly) media praise

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The drone strike that killed Ayman al-Zawahri, the leader of al Qaeda, took out one of the world’s most despicable terrorists, the intellectual force behind the group who, as Usama bin Laden’s number two, helped mast...

Al Qaeda leader Zawahri’s death and questions that need answers

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This drone strike may validate President Biden’s plan to target terrorists in Afghanistan with "over the horizon" strikes, something many experts questioned. In addition, the administration claims no civilians were k...

Republicans join Democrats in praising Biden for death of al Qaeda leader Zawahiri

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"Al-Qaeda has been responsible for brutal attacks in not only the US, but Asia, Africa, and Europe," said Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va. "I commend the efforts of our intelligence officers ...

Turkey’s leader has unfinished business in Syria. What is he waiting for?

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A version of this story first appeared in CNN's Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region's biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi, UAE Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo...

Hungarian leader Viktor Orban’s ‘mixed race’ speech condemned by ex-aide and Holocaust victims’ group

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Hungary's hardline nationalist leader Viktor Orban is facing international condemnation after making remarks on race and multiculturalism that were slammed as a "pure Nazi text" by his longtime aide. Zsuzsa Hegedus,...

House Democratic caucus leader claims climate change is ‘largest national security threat’ facing US, world

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At a news conference with the House Democratic Caucus leadership Wednesday, Crow, a former combat veteran serving on the House Armed Services Committee, discussed the National Defense Authorization Act.  He said when...

House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy breaks another fundraising record

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Accumulating resources on his mission for the GOP to win back the House of Representatives majority in November's midterm elections, McCarthy brought in a record $ 50 million during the first six months of this year...

Former Brexit Party leader blasts media outlet for linking Boris Johnson’s populism views to his demise

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NIGEL FARAGE: The truth of it is, he adopted Brexit, and I was very pleased when he did, because I'd fought, as you know, a long, quite lonely campaign. But the truth of it is, he got elected as a conservative, gover...

Why Johnson fell but Trump remains his party’s de facto leader … for now

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Britain's Conservatives just did what America's Republicans never dared to do. They toppled a wrecking ball right-wing populist leader who reeled from one self-created scandal to another and who was accused of flagr...

House Republican leader McCarthy to headline South Carolina GOP’s top fundraising gala

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McCarthy, the longtime congressman from California who will likely succeed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi if Republicans, as expected, win back the chamber’s majority in November’s midterm elections, will headline the So...

Biden’s pick for FAA administrator would be the agency’s first Black permanent leader

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The White House on Wednesday announced that President Joe Biden is nominating Phil Washington to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. If confirmed, he would be the first Black permanent administrator of the age...

US strikes al Qaeda-affiliated leader in Syria

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The US carried out a strike in Syria on Monday targeting a senior leader of Hurras al-Din, an al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist organization, according to a statement from US Central Command. The US is "highly confiden...

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