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Jake Johnson, staff writer
As the 16th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan approaches, President Donald Trump is reportedly being pressured by a billionaire financier and a chemical executive to extend the scope of the conflict for one simple, greedy reason: to exploit Afghanistan's mineral reserves. "This is like free PR for the Taliban about U.S. intentions...
Common Dreams staff
This handout video grab taken with an underwater robot and provided by Japan's International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning on July 21 shows a part of the pedestal wall inside reactor No. 3 at Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Since disaster in 2011, this is the first time plant operator has found...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Protests in Poland
Tens of thousands poured into the streets in Poland Thursday night, condemning...

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So much for marketing. First reviews on Anthony Scaramucci, Drumpf's swaggering, sweet-talking, snappy-dressing, obsequious new communications director, are less than stellar. After days in the job, former Wall Streeter "The Mooch" has outed his boss, contradicted key talking points and been utterly, jubilantly savaged on social media. The consensus: "Scaramucci is a used car salesman trying to sell us all a Ferrari with no VIN number and a weird stain in the trunk."

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