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U.S. killing of al-Qaeda leader in Afghanistan heightens scrutiny of Taliban | CBC News

U.S. killing of al-Qaeda leader in Afghanistan heightens scrutiny of Taliban | CBC News

The U.S. drone strike that killed al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri on the balcony of a Kabul safe house on the weekend has intensified global scrutiny of Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers and further undermined their efforts to secure international recognition and desperately needed aid. The Taliban had promised in the 2020 Doha Agreement on the terms of …

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Details of the planning and drone strike that killed al Qaeda leader al-Zawahri

Details of the planning and drone strike that killed al Qaeda leader al-Zawahri

WASHINGTON – As the sun was rising in Kabul on Sunday, two Hellfire missiles fired by a U.S. drone ended Ayman al-Zawahri’s decade-long reign as the leader of al Qaeda. The seeds of the audacious counterterrorism operation had been planted over many months. U.S. officials had built a scale model of the safe house where …

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U.S. drone strike kills al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri, Biden confirms | CBC News

U.S. drone strike kills al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri, Biden confirms | CBC News

A U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan this weekend killed Ayman al-Zawahri, who took over as al-Qaeda leader after Osama bin Laden’s death during a raid on his compound by U.S. forces in 2011, President Joe Biden confirmed Monday, less than a year after American troops left the country following a two-decade war. “Justice has been …

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U.S. Senate Democrats hand Mitch McConnell a rare defeat with climate, drug bill

U.S. Senate Democrats hand Mitch McConnell a rare defeat with climate, drug bill

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on July 27.ELIZABETH FRANTZ/Reuters U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, whose legislative skills have torpedoed many Democratic priorities, suffered a rare defeat himself this week, when Democrats thwarted his plan to block their new $430 billion drugs and energy bill. McConnell, who …

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Oracle Recognized as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: U.S. Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms 2022 Vendor Assessment

Oracle Recognized as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: U.S. Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms 2022 Vendor Assessment

Strong natural language capabilities, open semantic layer, and extensive customer support ecosystem noted as key strengths of Oracle Analytics AUSTIN, Texas, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Oracle today announced that it has been recognized as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: U.S. Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms 2022 Vendor Assessment. This IDC MarketScape includes 16 select …

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North Korea leader threatens to use nukes amid tensions with U.S., South Korea

Hyung-jin Kim, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, July 27, 2022 10:45PM EDT SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned he’s ready to use his nuclear weapons in potential military conflicts with the United States and South Korea, state media said Thursday, as he unleashed fiery rhetoric against rivals he says …

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