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Bergdahl guilty pleas leave room for drama at sentencing

Bergdahl, who was captured and held by the Taliban for five years after leaving his remote post in Afghanistan in 2009, pleaded guilty Monday to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, a rare charge that carries a potential life sentence.

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Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 10 policemen

In southern Ghazni province, the insurgents stormed a security compound, using a suicide car, and killed at least seven policemen. In western Farah province, police chief Abdul Maruf Fulad says the Taliban attacked a government compound in Shibkho district, killing three policemen.

Exact cause of fatal Honolulu high-rise fire remains mystery

“The HFD fire investigators have completed an extensive and scientifically based investigation in full collaboration with other agencies and have classified the fire cause as undetermined,” Fire Chief Manuel Neves said at a news conference Monday.

Texas student charged with murder in campus officer’s death

A 19-year-old university student in West Texas was charged early Tuesday with capital murder of a peace officer in the fatal shooting of a police officer at the campus police station, where he was being questioned in a drug-related case, authorities said.

Trump criticizes GOP Sen. Corker; Corker fights back

An enraged President Donald Trump and a prominent Republican senator who fears the country could be edging toward “chaos” have been engaging in an intense back-and-forth bashing on social media.