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Here’s the sad news of what ‘mother of all bombs’ did for U.S. fight in Afghanistan

The use of the “mother of all bombs” on an underground network of ISIS tunnels in a remote district in Afghanistan was a lot of hype with little long-term impact, according to many military analysts. While breathless coverage of the use of the largest U.S. non-nuclear bomb gave the appearance that the Trump administration was taking assertive military action, it fell far short of delivering a knock-out blow to ISIS in the area.

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Pope Francis jokes with Melania Trump about the President's diet, blesses her rosary

Pope Francis joked with First Lady Melania Trump upon their meeting at the Vatican on May 24. He pointed to the President and asked her, "What are you feeding him, potica?" Potica is a traditional Slovenian dessert, a favorite of Pope Francis.
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Pope Francis jokes with Melania Trump about the President's diet, blesses her rosary 0:46

Pope Francis jokes with Melania Trump about the President's diet, blesses her rosary

At vigil after Manchester attack: ‘We stand together’ 1:22

At vigil after Manchester attack: ‘We stand together’

President Trump and Pope Francis meet at the Vatican 0:31

President Trump and Pope Francis meet at the Vatican

Mulvaney on Trump’s FY18 Budget: It's ‘Taxpayer first’ 1:47

Mulvaney on Trump’s FY18 Budget: It's ‘Taxpayer first’