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California shooting suspect was a decorated Marine veteran

The man suspected of killing 12 people in a bar in a Los Angeles suburb was a decorated Marine Corps machine gunner deployed in Afghanistan who had several prior brushes with law enforcement, police and Marine Corps officials said on Thursday.

U.S. peace envoy to visit Afghanistan, Qatar, Pakistan, UAE

U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, will visit Afghanistan, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar from Nov. 8 to 20 to push for peace negotiations with the Afghan Taliban, the State Department said on Thursday.