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Afghanistan conflict: The young face of a brutal war

The BBC spent a month in one of Afghanistan's busiest hospitals in the southern city of Kandahar.
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib still hasn’t apologized for pushing a blood libel against Jews
An 8-year-old boy goes outside for shopping. On the way, he tragically slips and drowns in a pool of rainwater, where he is found dead the following day. Some observers accuse Jews — without any evidence — of having murdered the boy. Leaders echo the charge, and locals march toward a nearby Jewish neighborhood seeking...
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Gronk making the rounds in Miami ahead of Super Bowl party
"Everyone was pumped to be partying with Gronk and loved seeing him."
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Mike Bloomberg baffles with campaign ad showing him eating 'Big Gay Ice Cream'
Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg prompted more questions than answers when he released a campaign ad on Tuesday.
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Kevin Knox’s brother embraced being named after Kobe Bryant
Kevin Knox Sr. would have named all his sons Kobe if he could. Knox Sr., who won an NCAA championship in football at Florida State, named his first son, Kevin, after himself. Kevin Knox is the Knicks’ 2018 lottery pick. Kevin Sr.’s second son is Kobe Knox. He has a third son — Karter. Kobe...
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Queens dad pulls daughter from school after videoed playground attack
An 11-year-old girl was attacked in another videotaped Queens school assault — but administrators never removed her assailants from class, her father told The Post. Marco Rosero, 42, said he was forced to pull his traumatized daughter from MS 217 in Briarwood after administrators, cops and Department of Education anti-bullying staffers blew off his pleas...
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Con el nuevo Kia Seltos, el fabricante dedica la campaña de publicidad del Super Bowl para ayudar a los jóvenes sin hogar
¿Qué le dirías a un joven que intenta conocer el mundo?
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Chief Justice Roberts takes on new role in Trump's Senate impeachment trial: Strict timekeeper
Chief Justice John Roberts exerted his unique authority as a timekeeper Wednesday by cutting off long-winded answers from lawyers as President Trump’s impeachment trial heads into the question phase.
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Kids who are glued to screens are couch potatoes by 5: study
Toddlers who are glued to a screen at age three are couch potatoes by the time they are five, a study shows. They move for 40 minutes less each day by the time they start primary school than those who had less screen time earlier in life. Researchers say the reduced physical activity may contribute...
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Nacho Figueras says pal Prince Harry is trying to ‘protect his cub and his lioness’
"He has suffered a lot for all the things that have happened to him, He suffers a lot from people judging him,"
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The Legality of Trump's Assault on Refugees Is Only Half the Question. Should America Protect the Oppressed? | Opinion
The Trump administration is upending America's commitment to refugees. Such policies go to the heart of the nation's identity, what it represents and how it should live out its founding creed.
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Actress Testifies Weinstein Promised Her Movie Roles If She Agreed to ‘a Threesome With His Assistant’
Weinstein has insisted any sexual encounters were consensual
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Roger Goodell hasn’t given up on Antonio Brown
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell doesn’t think Antonio Brown is a lost cause. “We want to help get [Brown] on the right track and get him in a position where he is in the zone where he thinks he can be successful in life,” Goodell, 60, said at his annual state of the league press conference...
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70-layer bean dip is the Super Bowl’s most disgusting snack food
Come and get it, you hogs. Bush’s Beans knows who you are, and they’ve created a stomach-churning 70-layer bean dip to prove it. In a deeply disturbing Super Bowl promotion, the producer of canned baked beans, pinto beans, red beans, kidney beans, black beans, chili-flavored beans, refried beans and, of course, country-style beans in a...
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Mom of Internet star 'Success Kid' threatens to sue Rep. Steve King for using his meme in a fundraising ad without permission
The mother of the photogenic little boy known around the internet as "Success Kid" is threatening to sue a congressman who has a history of making racist and insensitive remarks for using her son's photo without permission.
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Former Chargers and UCLA linebacker Donnie Edwards wins Salute to Service Award
Former Chargers and UCLA linebacker Donnie Edwards was presented with the Salute to Service Award, which is given annual as a joint venture between the NFL and USAA.
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Woman accused of murders-for-hire plot pleads not guilty to new charges
Rebecca O'Donnell was charged with four more counts.
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Roger Goodell on Antonio Brown: 'We want to help get him on the right track'
The NFL is committed to helping Antonio Brown get "on the right track," Commissioner Roger Goodell says.
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Tulsi Gabbard appeals to Trump voters. That may be an obstacle
The presidential candidate's populist, anti-war message attracts fans from both ends of the political spectrum
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Melissa Gorga: Teresa Giudice wants to date a Jewish guy
Teresa Giudice may be swapping pasta for bagels.
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8 injured in 'suspicious' Los Angeles high-rise fire on Wilshire Boulevard
Authorities are investigating the cause of a raging fire in a 25-story residential high-rise Wednesday in Los Angeles that left eight people injured.        
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Q&A: Reagan Arthur on taking the reins of book publisher Alfred A. Knopf
Reagan Arthur on becoming head of Alfred A. Knopf, publisher of Toni Morrison, Stieg Larsson and many others.
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Creator of NBA Logo 'Open' to Kobe Bryant Replacing Jerry West as Face of the NBA
"It's quite clear that this [Bryant] was a very respected figure by players and around the world and this is a really serious thing that should be considered by the league," NBA logo creator Alan Siegel told Newsweek.
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Roger Goodell say NFL wants to help Antonio Brown get 'on the right track'
A judge freed Brown from house arrest and an ankle monitor on Tuesday. On Wednesday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league wants to help him.       
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Mercedes Colwin calls Fotis Dulos' suicide attempt the 'ultimate fleeing from the scene of a crime'
Fox News legal analyst Mercedes Colwin reacted Wednesday to the news that Fotis Dulos, the Connecticut man accused of killing his estranged wife Jennifer, was found unresponsive in his home, calling the development “incredibly tragic and maddening.”
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Abortion Isn't Slavery. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Should Know Better | Opinion
The secretary's comparison is powerfully ignorant and racist. Abortion access is our liberation.
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Polar bear in Greenland seen ‘waving,’ photographs reveal
Why, hello there!
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Graco rocking seats recalled over suffocation risk
No one has been injured by the rocker.
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'The real question': Quotes from Day 8 of Trump's Senate impeachment trial
President Donald Trump's impeachment trial entered a new phase on Wednesday as the White House objected to a book written by his former national security adviser, John Bolton, depicting the Republican leader as playing a central role in a pressure campaign on Ukraine. [L1N29Y02A]
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Jamal Adams aiming for status as Jets embark on extension talks
MIAMI — The Jets and the representatives for All-Pro safety Jamal Adams have begun talks on a contract extension. That is what Adams said here at Super Bowl 2020 on Wednesday. “They’ve talked about it, no numbers yet,” Adams told two New York reporters. “I’d be lying if I said I don’t expect to be...
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Israel delays plans to annex parts of West Bank
Israel on Wednesday delayed plans to annex large parts of the West Bank, following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s vow to act on President Trump’s Middle East peace plan meant to end decades of conflict between Israelis and the Palestinians.
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Lyft is laying off about 90 staffers as part of restructuring
Lyft is laying off about 90 staffers as part of a restructuring as the business works to prove it can be profitable, the company confirmed to CNN Business on Wednesday.
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What stars look like at 56
56 isn't what is used to be.
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Jerry West’s touching story on convincing Kobe Bryant not to sign with Clippers
Multiple times in his 20-year career, Kobe Bryant looked like he would leave the Lakers. But Jerry West wasn’t going to let him play for Donald Sterling. When the Lakers were upset in the 2004 NBA Finals by the Pistons, the Kobe-Shaq era was clearly coming to an end. O’Neal wanted an extension. Phil Jackson...
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Bozell & Graham: Throughout Trump impeachment sham our liberal media has been a gaggle of hypocrites
Journalists constantly moan that their credibility is shot and blame "anti-media" messages from Trump and the conservative media. Not so.
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Chinese retailers fined for hiking face mask prices amid coronavirus outbreak
Chinese authorities are cracking down on greedy retailers driving up the prices of protective masks as coronavirus grips the country, regulators said Wednesday. Beijing’s regulatory officials said that they’ve investigating 31 reports since Thursday of price-hiking with the protective gear. One vendor in the Chinese capital was fined around $434,530 for charging up to six...
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Man raises the bar and bridge with his marriage proposal
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — A pair of civil engineers took their relationship to new heights atop a New Hampshire bridge. Dan Del Tufo arranged to have the Memorial Bridge in Portsmouth lifted to its maximum height, and that’s where he surprised Julia Kallmerten with a marriage proposal — so she could, in his words, “aggravate me...
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Parnas, former Ukraine fixer, turned away from Trump impeachment trial
Lev Parnas, an indicted businessman who says he worked to pressure Ukraine to investigate one of President Donald Trump's political rivals, traveled to Washington to press the Senate to allow him to testify in Trump's impeachment trial, only to be turned away at the U.S. Capitol.
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Bloomberg gave $800K to Democratic Party during campaign launch
He’s the financial life of the party. Mike Bloomberg pumped a combined $800,000 to the Democratic National Committee and 44 state Democratic Party committees while he officially launched his bid for the presidency, new campaign records reviewed by The Post reveal. The billionaire former New York City mayor wrote a fat $800,000 check to the...
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As White House objects to Bolton book, senators pose queries in Trump impeachment trial
The White House on Wednesday objected to the publication of a book by President Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton depicting Trump as playing a central role in a pressure campaign on Ukraine, while members of the U.S. Senate asked a spree of questions in the impeachment trial.
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Your hacked Wawa data now for sale on dark web
Wawa admitted that people's personal data are being peddled and urged customers to monitor their bank transactions.
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Aaron Hernandez tearfully told mom he was gay before prison suicide, brother says
Aaron Hernandez had tearfully told his mother that he was gay before his prison cell suicide — with his family still fearing he became a killer to hide his secret sex life, his brother says in a new TV interview. The former New England Patriots tight end and his mother, Terri Hernandez, were both “flooded...
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Deep cuts and idiosyncratic visions highlight Grammy tribute concert to Prince
Foo Fighters, Beck, Chris Martin, H.E.R., Sheila E., John Legend and more performed at the Recording Academy's tribute concert to Prince
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Trump’s defense team expects cliffhanger in Senate witness vote
President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense team expects a Friday cliffhanger when senators vote on whether to call witnesses in Trump’s trial. If Democrats find four Republicans to vote for witnesses, the trial could stretch until March. If they fail, Trump likely would be quickly acquitted. Trump confidant Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) told the New York...
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Internet wonders if Mike Bloomberg knows how to eat ice cream
An awkward ice cream tasting video put out by Michael Bloomberg left some critics cold Wednesday. The campaign clip — posted on Bloomy’s official Twitter account to tout the New York City company Big Gay Ice Cream  — shows the Democratic presidential hopeful stiffly nibbling a scoop of the frozen treat before offering up a...
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Chris Stirewalt: Why Sanders winning the Democratic nomination should concern the Trump campaign
Fox News Digital Politics Editor Chris Stirewalt said Wednesday that while President Trump's campaign is concerned about the possibility of "wild card" Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., winning the Democratic nomination, such an event would likely lead to a "wipe-out" for suburban Democrats in November.
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Shaquille O'Neal donating proceeds from Super Bowl Fun House to Kobe & Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation, those affected by crash
Shaq's Fun House will go on as scheduled Friday in Miami as proceeds from Super Bowl LIV party will benefit L.A. youth and families of crash victims.       
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Rick Fox reflects on rumors he was in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash: 'I'm glad that's over with'
Former Los Angeles Lakers star Rick Fox discussed the rumors that he was on the doomed helicopter which crashed in California on Sunday, killing nine people on board including Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.
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Dershowitz argues Trump can't be impeached for quid pro quo to win reelection
Alan Dershowitz, a member of President Trump's legal team, argued the president cannot be impeached if for a quid pro quo, even to help him win reelection, if he thought he was acting in the national interest. "That cannot be the kind of quid pro quo that results in impeachment," Dershowitz said.
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