Trump calls Afghanistan “the Harvard of terrorists,” says he’ll leave intel assets there

Trump calls Afghanistan “the Harvard of terrorists,” says he’ll leave intel assets there

The war in Afghanistan may not end under Trump’s watch. President Donald Trump wants to get out of Afghanistan. But he says he’s worried that the country has become the “Harvard of terrorists” — so even if the US does end up leaving, he says he plans to keep a US intelligence presence behind to monitor the situation. That’s the biggest takeaway from Trump’s interview with Fox News’s Tucker Carlson, which aired Monday night. Prompted…

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Midsommar

Midsommar

The chilling tale from the director of Hereditary is in theaters. Metacritic score: 74 Ari Aster’s Midsommar, a confidently directed and operatic follow-up to 2018’s Hereditary, situates its tale of grief, breakups, and rites in northern Sweden, at the height of its endless sun season. It’s a smart choice for the story Aster wants to tell, in which four American graduate students accompany their Swedish friend home for midsummer celebrations, then find themselves entangled in…

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Spider-Man: Far From Home

Spider-Man: Far From Home

The romping follow-up to Avengers: Endgame — and bridge into the next phase of the MCU — is now in theaters. Metacritic score: 69 nice The first big story arc in the Marvel Cinematic Universe concluded with Avengers: Endgame, and so as its follow-up film — one meant to bridge audiences into the next big phase of the MC — Spider-Man: Far From Home bears a lot of responsibility. It has to tie up lingering…

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Mint Globetrotter Index: Take a trip to Tokyo

The Mint Globetrotter index compares the cost of 25 essential travel spends for 50 cities across regions.Here, Mint Money will list these 25 spends for a city and compare it with Delhi Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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In a private Facebook group, Border Patrol agents reportedly joked about dead migrants

In a private Facebook group, Border Patrol agents reportedly joked about dead migrants

An investigation by ProPublica uncovered the private Facebook group, in which Border Patrol agents reportedly posted racist and sexist memes. US Customs and Border Protection is investigating the “disturbing social media activity” of current and former Border Patrol agents, following a report by A.C. Thompson at ProPublica on Monday that uncovered a private Facebook group in which current and former agents reportedly posted sexist and racist memes. According to ProPublica, roughly 9,500 people are part…

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