Mission Accomplished of the Day

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Mission Accomplished of the Day: US Navy SEALs -- members of the same unit that killed Osama bin Laden -- were dropped into Somalia last night and successfully completed an operation to rescue two aid workers who have been held hostage since October.

American Jessica Buchanan, 32, and Dane Poul Thisted, 60, are reportedly in "good condition" and on their way to be reunite

War Is Over of the Day

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War Is Over of the Day
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War Is Over of the Day: After nearly nine years of bloodshed, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta declared the US war in Iraq to be over.

The announcement was made during a symbolic ceremony which saw the lowing of the American flag in Baghdad.

"After a lot of blood spilled by Iraqis and Americans, the mission of an Iraq that could gov

Troop Drawdown of the Day

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Troop Drawdown of the Day: President Obama announced today that the United States will withdraw nearly all its troops from Iraq by year's end.

"The rest of our troops in Iraq will come home at the end of the year," Obama said at an afternoon press briefing. "After nearly nine years, America’s war in Iraq will be over."

Headbanging Not Bombs of the Day

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Headbanging Not Bombs of the Day: Hundreds of lucky Afghans attend a secret rock music festival in Kabul -- the first live music concert in Afghanistan since the 1970s.

[aje / nerdcore.]

Say What of the Day

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Say What of the Day: Mission Accomplished: Afghanistan is getting its own version of The Office.

Called The Ministry, the mockumentary-style sitcom, set to air on Tolo TV, will follow document the exploits of employees at Afghanistan's "Ministry of Garbage

This Day In History of the Day

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This Day In History of the Day
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This Day In History of the Day: Eight years ago today, President George W. Bush made a historic arrested landing on the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, and delivered his infamous "Mission Accomplished" speech.

[photo: ap via telegraph.]