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Transporting Guard soldiers, equipment is no easy task

Minnesota National Guard soldiers charged with transporting thousands of soldiers and their equipment have already been working for more than half a year on logistics for the upcoming deployment by the First Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division to Kuwait.

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Document Kidnapping Is A Rising Concern For Aid Workers Around The World
A court award of half a million dollars to a kidnapped aid worker — and an increase in kidnappings — has spurred humanitarian groups to create better security plans.
Document Iraqi Dancer's Dreams Cut Short By Terrorism
An ISIS bombing in Baghdad killed more than 300 Iraqis in early July. One of them, Adil Al-Faj, known as Adil Euro, went against cultural norms as a break dancer who dreamed of dancing in New York.
Document Defense Secretary: Turkey's Turmoil Shouldn't Harm Battle Against ISIS
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the U.S. was surprised by the attempted coup in Turkey, but he does not expect it to affect the campaign against the Islamic State.
Document 'Honor Killings' Are A Global Problem — And Often Invisible
The murder of the social media star Qandeel Baloch is not just a Pakistani problem. So-called "honor killings" happen all over the world. Activists are trying to stop them.
Document ISIS Juggles Losing Territory While Stepping Up Attacks In Iraq
Baghdad has been hit recently with a string of bombings including the deadliest attack since the American-led war there officially ended. Renee Montagne talks to Liz Sly of The Washington Post.

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