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Ethan Hawke stars as abolitionist John Brown in this humorous and dramatic limited series based on James McBride’s acclaimed novel. It’s told from the point of view of “Onion,” a fictional enslaved boy who becomes a member of Brown’s motley family of abolitionist soldiers battling slavery in Kansas, and eventually finds himself in the famous 1859 Army depot raid at Harpers Ferry. (Aug. 9, Showtime).

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During the Civil War, she served as a spy, scout, nurse and cook in the US Army. In a mission with Col. James Montgomery, she helped the army rescue more than 700 enslaved people during the Combahee River raid in South Carolina.

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TRUMP, on IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: "He died whimpering and crying." — interview Thursday with Britain's LBC Radio.

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The Pentagon released newly declassified video and images Wednesday of the daring, two hour raid targeting ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi that shows US forces taking small arms fire from multiple locations as their helicopters approached the compound.

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McKenzie said the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces provided "early intelligence" that "was very helpful to us," adding "So I would say that they were part of it" while making it clear that only US personnel were involved in the raid itself.

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The clandestine operation started around 5 p.m. on Saturday evening as eight helicopters carrying teams of elite US troops, including Delta Force operators, flew exactly one hour and ten minutes over "very, very dangerous territory" towards the compound, according to Trump. Numerous other US aircraft and ships were also involved in the mission.

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Drama unfolded behind the scenes in the hours leading up to the raid as US military and intelligence officials scrambled to prepare before President, Pence, Esper, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley and other military officials gathered in the Situation Room around 5 p.m. Saturday, moments before the helicopters lifted off.

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TRUMP: "They broke into his law firm." — interview Saturday night with Fox News, referring to the FBI.

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In 1804, Lt. Stephen Decatur led a successful raid into Tripoli Harbor to burn the U.S. Navy frigate Philadelphia, which had fallen into the h…

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