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President Donald Trump salutes as he steps off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Washington. Trump is returning from a trip to Iowa and Illinois. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump’s military parade delayed at least until 2019, Pentagon says

- Associated Press

The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won’t happen in 2018. Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, said Thursday that the military and the White House “have now agreed to explore opportunities in 2019.”

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A local resident rides his motorcycle near portraits of Syrian President Bashar al-Asad, right, and Russian President Vladimir Putin in the town of Rastan, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The Russian Defense Ministry said it is coordinating efforts to help Syrian refugees return home and rebuild the country's infrastructure destroyed by the civil war. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

Russia says drone attacks on its Syria base have increased

- Associated Press

Russian air defense assets in Syria have downed 45 drones targeting their main base in the country, its military said Thursday, after an attack by the Islamic State group on a Syrian army base a day earlier killed seven troops.

A supporter of pop star Kyagulanyi Ssentamu is detained following a demonstration in the Kamwokya area of Kampala, Uganda, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.  Supporters were demonstrating in support of pop singer and prominent critic of Uganda's government Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, whose stage name is Bobi Wine, who was charged with unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition in a military court on Thursday for his alleged role in clashes in which the longtime president's motorcade was attacked by people throwing stones.(AP Photo/Stephen Wandera)

Ugandan pop star, a government critic, faces military court

- Associated Press

A pop singer and prominent critic of Uganda's government was charged with unlawful possession of firearms in a military court on Thursday for his alleged role in clashes in which the longtime president's motorcade was attacked by people throwing stones.

FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 file photo, Malian incumbent President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, arrives to cast his ballot during the Presidential second round election in Bamako, Mali. Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has won another term in a runoff election with more than 67 percent of the vote. AP Photo/Annie Risemberg, File)

Mali's president wins runoff vote with more than 67 percent

- Associated Press

Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won a second five-year term in the turbulent West African nation with more than 67 percent of the vote in a runoff election, the Ministry of Territorial Administration said Thursday.

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson sits in a prison truck upon his arrival at Phnom Penh Municipal Court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Ricketson has gone on trial in Cambodia on charges of endangering national security after being arrested last year for flying a drone to capture images of an opposition political rally. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)

Australian filmmaker goes on trial in Cambodia

- Associated Press

One of Australia's most famous movie directors testified Thursday in Cambodia at the trial of a filmmaking countryman facing a possible prison term of five to 10 years for flying a drone to capture images of an opposition political rally.

Relatives pray near to the dead bodies of civilians after Wednesday's deadly suicide bombing that targeted a training class in a private building in the Shiite neighborhood of Dasht-i Barcha, in western Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Gunmen besiege Kabul compound as Afghans mourn Shite dead

- Associated Press

Gunmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Thursday, police said, as the city's Shiite residents held funeral services for the victims of a horrific suicide bombing the previous day that left 34 dead.

Former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force, May 23, 2017. President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director Brennan (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ** FILE **

Former US security leaders blast Trump for yanking clearance

- Associated Press

Former U.S. security officials issued scathing rebukes to President Donald Trump on Thursday, admonishing him for yanking a top former spy chief's security clearance in what they cast as an act of political vengeance. Trump said he'd had to do "something" about the "rigged" federal probe of Russian election interference.

These file photos, top row from left are former CIA Director Michael Hayden, former FBI Director James Comey, former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and former national security adviser Susan Rice. Bottom row from left are former FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok, former FBI lawyer Lisa Page, former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates and former National Intelligence Director James Clapper. President Donald Trump acted Aug. 15, 2018, on a threat and revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, citing a constitutional responsibility to protect classified information. Trump says he is reviewing security clearances for nine other individuals, including the eight pictured. (AP Photo/Files)

Trump's list: Those who might lose their security clearance

- Associated Press

President Donald Trump has acted on a threat to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, citing a constitutional responsibility to protect classified information. Brennan, who served in the Obama administration, had become an increasingly sharp critic of Trump's.

An injured man is put into an ambulance following a suicide bombing that targeted a training class in a private building in western Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday. The public Health Ministry said there were at least 48 dead and dozens wounded. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Afghan capital rocked by suicide bombing

- The Washington Times

The Afghan capital of Kabul was rocked Wednesday by a suicide bombing that killed 48 young men and women and injured at least 65 others at a private education center in the city -- a devastating attack following a days-long surge of militant violence in the nation that has raised fresh concern over Washington's strategy in the 17-year-old war.

Colorado Editorial Roundup

- Associated Press

The (Grand Junction) Daily Sentinel, Aug. 15, saving the Land and Water Conservation Fund: