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The CIA Chief And Taliban Leader Meet As Taliban Hold Firm Against Extending Deadline

CIA Director William Burns met Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, according to a U.S. official familiar with the matter. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said Tuesday that his group will accept "no extensions" to an Aug. 31 deadline set by President Biden for ending an airlift operation in Kabul, The Associated Press reported.
U.S. POLITICS
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Last Call at Egan's

There’s a new addition to the line of shops of restaurants known as The Strip near the University of Alabama.That includes a new bar called Unique. But, that’s not how locals remember this watering hole on the corner of University Boulevard and Red Drew Avenue. For over four decades, it was known as Egan’s. People who worked there and drank there say it will take more than a name change to erase this landmark in Tuscaloosa.
TUSCALOOSA, AL
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