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Reporter April Ryan on report of Russian bounties for US troops: This is deadly

Russian intelligence officers for the military intelligence GRU recently offered money to Taliban militants in Afghanistan as rewards if they killed US or UK troops there, a European intelligence official told CNN. The story was first reported by the New York Times. White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said in a statement that the President and Vice President Mike Pence were not briefed "on the alleged Russian bounty intelligence."

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Cooper calls out Trump: 'Who's the thug here?'

• Analysis: Can Trump legally deploy US troops to cities? • Governor rejects Trump's mobilization of troops • Louisville police chief fired after protest shooting death • As US awaits another night of protests, families of those killed condemn violence

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US military scrambles to cope with global 'threat' posed by virus

In a striking contradiction to White House assertions that the coronavirus is under control, the Pentagon's chief of personnel is sharply warning that the virus poses an increased "threat" in areas where US troops and defense personnel are located around the globe.

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US and Taliban poised to sign historic agreement

After a week-long "reduction in violence," the US and Taliban are poised to sign a historic agreement Saturday, which would set into motion the drawdown of US troops from Afghanistan and potentially pave the way to ending America's longest-fought war.

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Hundreds of thousands protest US troop presence in Iraq

Hundreds of thousands of protesters were marching through Baghdad on Friday calling for US troops to leave Iraq, heeding the call of powerful Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr who called for a "Million Man March."

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See how US troops survived missile attack

CNN's Arwa Damon was the first journalist to access Al-Asad US military base in Anbar province, Iraq, following an Iranian ballistic missile attack. Soldiers recounted their actions during the attack and shared their feelings of trauma in the aftermath.

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How to cope with war anxiety over Iran

Recent tensions between the United States and Iran and the underlying threat of war have many Americans on edge. After a US air strike in Baghdad on January 3 killed Gen. Qasem Soleimani, Iran's influential military commander and a power broker of terror in the Middle East, the Iranians vowed harsh revenge. They kept their promise by bombing US military bases in Iraq holding US troops.

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