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Officials say Trump’s Afghan plan involves 3,900 more troops

Officials say Trump’s Afghan plan involves 3,900 more troops

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's plan to end the stalemate in America's longest war and eliminate Afghanistan's rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. forces, senior officials said Tuesday. The first deployments could take place within days.

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Trump to outline Afghan strategy in national TV address

Trump to outline Afghan strategy in national TV address

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump will use a nationally televised address to outline for a war-weary nation the strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan after 16 years of combat and lives lost.

Trump decries monument removals, ‘history ripped apart’

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump bitingly decried the rising movement to pull down monuments to Confederate icons Thursday, declaring the nation is seeing "the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart."

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Trump disbands WH panels

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NEW YORK -- With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished two of his White House business councils Wednesday -- the latest fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Trump blasts hate groups by name

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WASHINGTON -- Bowing to pressure from right and left, President Donald Trump condemned white supremacist groups by name on Monday, declaring "racism is evil" after two days of public equivocation and internal White House debate over the deadly race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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