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Afghan policemen handle confiscated weapons displayed during a ceremony in Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2013. A private security company called Jefa dissolved by Afghan officials of the interior ministry and around 12 weapons confiscated from the center of the dissolved private company, police officials said.

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In June, Beto O'Rourke and I had the pleasure of visiting with some 650 workers in Beaumont, Texas, who have been locked out of their refinery since May 1 by the oil giant ExxonMobil. Just walking into the United Steelworkers' hall gives a palpable sense of real "union spirit." It's not some "Solidarity Forever" singalong, but something genuinely uplifting.
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Former President Bill Clinton leaves UCI Medical Center with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

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(Reuters) - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton walked out of a Southern California hospital early Sunday morning accompanied by his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, after being admitted last week for a urological infection, live video showed.

Clinton, 75, had been in California for an event for the Clinton Foundation and was treated at the University of California Irvine Medical Center's intensive care unit after suffering from fatigue and being admitted on Tuesday.

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