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What we know about the deadly ambush in Niger


PENTAGON — The American soldiers killed in Niger were helping that country’s military combat Islamic militants. The exact details of the Niger ambush have been slow to emerge, including the military’s immediate response. After the bodies of three American soldiers were brought out, Pentagon officials believed that Sgt. La David Johnson …

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Lawyer who took on tobacco industry turns to opioids fight


JACKSON, Miss. — The opioid epidemic is killing tens of thousands of Americans every year — and one attorney is fighting it in court. As black market poison, opioids have become an American cradle-to-grave scourge. “There is an opioid-addicted baby being born in a hospital right now,” said Mike Moore.  Moore …

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Iran's president blasts Trump over nuclear deal


TEHRAN, Iran — Within an hour of President Trump’s announcement that he would not certify Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal, Iran’s president took to the air, pushing back hard. President Hassan Rouhani called Mr. Trump’s accusations “abusive” and “downright wrong.”      CBS News Certainly people watching in the …

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Airman returns home to relieve fill-in father figure of duty


BELLEVILLE, Ill. — We are moments away from elation. Five-year-old Brian Kelly has been waiting nearly six months for his dad, Air Force Cpt. Dan Kelly, to get back from an overseas deployment.  But before I show you that happy ending, we need to go back to the sad beginning. “He …

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Wildfires impacting cell service, complicating search for the missing


SANTA ROSA, Calif. — The wildfires raging through Northern California have also knocked out cell phone service, making it more difficult for people to call for and get help, and for families to locate loved ones. On Sunday night, Sonoma County dispatchers were flooded with calls for help, reports CBS News correspondent …

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