Military Admits No ISIS Fighters Killed in Kabul Drone Strike That Claimed Ten Civilian Lives

A U.S. Predator unmanned drone armed with a missile stands on the tarmac of Kandahar military airport, June 2010. (Masood Hossaini/Pool via Reuters)
No ISIS-K fighters were killed in the U.S. drone strike in Kabul on August 29, the head of U.S. Central Command announced on Friday.
The strike instead killed an innocent aid worker and nine family members, CENTCOM has determined. Family members of the victims have spoken with media outlets including CNN, while a New York Times investigation found no evidence that the U.S. strike killed ISIS members.

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Military Admits No ISIS Fighters Killed in Kabul Drone Strike That Claimed Ten Civilian Lives

A U.S. Predator unmanned drone armed with a missile stands on the tarmac of Kandahar military airport, June 2010. (Masood Hossaini/Pool via Reuters)
No ISIS-K fighters were killed in the U.S. drone strike in Kabul on August 29, the head of U.S. Central Command announced on Friday.
The strike instead killed an innocent aid worker and nine family members, CENTCOM has determined. Family members of the victims have spoken with media outlets including CNN, while a New York Times investigation found no evidence that the U.S. strike killed ISIS members.

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San Francisco Mayor Filmed Violating Own Mask Mandate at Party with BLM Cofounder

San Francisco Mayor London Breed speaks during a rally against the death of George Floyd, in San Francisco, Calif., June 1, 2020. (Stephen Lam/Reuters)
San Francisco mayor London Breed was filmed partying indoors without a mask at a nightclub in the city’s Tenderloin district on Wednesday, breaking the city mask mandate.
San Francisco’s mandate states that all residents, including those who are vaccinated against COVID-19, must wear a mask indoors except while actively eating and drinking.

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Clinton Campaign Lawyer Pleads Not Guilty after Indictment in Durham Probe

U.S. Attorney John Durham (United States Attorney’s Office, District of Connecticut/Wikimedia)
Lawyer Michael Sussmann pleaded not guilty to lying to the FBI on Friday after being indicted as part of special counsel John Durham’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation.
The indictment states that Sussmann lied by claiming that he was not working on behalf of any client when he gave the FBI information in 2016 on potential communications between the Trump Organization and Alfa Bank, a Russian ban with ties to the Kremlin.

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Texas Mayor Urges Biden to Address Massive Migrant Camp Forming under Local Bridge

Migrants stand by the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S., in Del Rio, Texas, U.S., September 16, 2021, in this picture obtained from social media. Picture taken September 16, 2021. OFFICE OF U.S. CONGRESSMAN TONY GONZALES (TX-23)/via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. (Office of U.S. Congressman Tony Gonzales/via Reuters)
Del Rio, Texas, mayor Bruno Lozano, a Democrat, has called on the Biden administration to address the crisis created by the more than 10,000 migrants waiting under a highway bridge to be processed by Border Patrol agents.

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Milley Defends China Calls as ‘Routine,’ ‘Within the Duties’ of His Job

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley testifies before the House Armed Services Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., July 9, 2020. (Michael Reynolds/Reuters)
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley defended the calls he made to his Chinese counterpart in the final months of the Trump administration in comments to the Associated Press on Friday, his first public remarks on the matter.

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Chinese Jets Breach Taiwanese Air Space One Day after Proposed Defense Budget Increase

President Tsai Ing-wen attends a Taiwanese Air Force fighter jets take-off and landing drill in Pingtung, Taiwan, September 15, 2021. (Taiwan Military Defense/Handout via Reuters)
Taiwan sent combat aircraft and deployed missile defense systems to warn off ten Chinese fighter jets that entered the island’s air space on Friday, according to Taiwan’s defense ministry.
The Chinese incursion came a day after the Taiwanese government proposed spending an additional $8.69 billion on defense over the next five years.

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Texas Mayor Urges Biden to Address Massive Migrant Camp Forming under Local Bridge

Migrants stand by the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S., in Del Rio, Texas, U.S., September 16, 2021, in this picture obtained from social media. Picture taken September 16, 2021. OFFICE OF U.S. CONGRESSMAN TONY GONZALES (TX-23)/via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. (Office of U.S. Congressman Tony Gonzales/via Reuters)
Del Rio, Texas, mayor Bruno Lozano, a Democrat, has called on the Biden administration to address the crisis created by the more than 10,000 migrants waiting under a highway bridge to be processed by Border Patrol agents.

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Chinese Jets Breach Taiwanese Air Space One Day after Proposed Defense Budget Increase

President Tsai Ing-wen attends a Taiwanese Air Force fighter jets take-off and landing drill in Pingtung, Taiwan, September 15, 2021. (Taiwan Military Defense/Handout via Reuters)
Taiwan sent combat aircraft and deployed missile defense systems to warn off ten Chinese fighter jets that entered the island’s air space on Friday, according to Taiwan’s defense ministry.
The Chinese incursion came a day after the Taiwanese government proposed spending an additional $8.69 billion on defense over the next five years.

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Milley Defends China Calls as ‘Routine,’ ‘Within the Duties’ of His Job

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley testifies before the House Armed Services Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., July 9, 2020. (Michael Reynolds/Reuters)
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley defended the calls he made to his Chinese counterpart in the final months of the Trump administration in comments to the Associated Press on Friday, his first public remarks on the matter.

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