US officials defend expulsion of Haitians from Texas town – The Denver Post

By JUAN A. LOZANO, ERIC GAY, ELLIOT SPAGAT and MARIA VERZA DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have been removed from an encampment at a Texas border town, U.S. officials said Monday as they defended a strong response that included immediately expelling migrants to their impoverished Caribbean country and […]

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Brian White pulls Whitecaps even in 1-1 draw with Rapids

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Brian White scored, Maxime Crépeau made three saves for Vancouver and the Whitecaps tied the Colorado Rapids 1-1 on Sunday night. White chipped a one-touch finish off the crossbar and into the net to pull Vancouver (7-8-9) even in the 41st minute. Déiber Caicedo set up the goal, running onto an […]

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Man surrenders after claiming to have bomb near US Capitol – The Denver Post

By ERIC TUCKER, MICHAEL BALSAMO, COLLEEN LONG and MICHAEL BIESECKER WASHINGTON (AP) — A North Carolina man who claimed to have a bomb in a pickup truck near the U.S. Capitol surrendered to law enforcement after an hourslong standoff Thursday that prompted a massive police response and the evacuations of government buildings in the area. […]

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Misread warnings helped lead to chaotic Afghan evacuation – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — The warnings were clear: The Afghan government would likely fall once U.S. troops pulled out. But intelligence agencies and ultimately President Joe Biden missed how quickly it would happen, losing weeks that could have been used for evacuations and spurring a foreign policy crisis. Without a sense that the country could collapse so […]

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Taliban sweep into Afghan capital after government collapses – The Denver Post

By AHMAD SEIR, RAHIM FAIEZ, TAMEEM AKHGAR and JON GAMBRELL KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban swept into Afghanistan’s capital Sunday after the government collapsed and the embattled president joined an exodus of his fellow citizens and foreigners, signaling the end of a costly two-decade U.S. campaign to remake the country. Heavily armed Taliban fighters […]

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