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Doctor who aided hunt for bin Laden languishes, forgotten

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Shakil Afridi has languished in jail for years — since 2011, when the Pakistani doctor used a vaccination scam in an attempt to identify Osama bin Laden’s home, aiding U.S. Navy Seals who tracked and killed the al-Qaida leader. Americans might wonder how Pakistan could imprison …

Kremlin accuses U.S. of anti-Russia fear mongering after State Department travel warning – LA Times

Moscow says the U.S. is fueling “anti-Russia hysteria and enhancing Americans’ fear of Russia” after the State Department issues a warning to U.S. travelers to reconsider visits to Russia. Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Friday accused the U.S. State Department of cultivating “blind fear of Russia among Americans” after the department issued a …