Ceasefire talks in ‘final stretch’, says Hamas official

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The Latest: Manafort jury sends note asking to leave early

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Remains of wife, two young daughters found in Colorado murder case

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Islamic State faces uphill ‘branding war’ in Afghanistan, Pakistan

A picture illustration of an Islamic State flagBy Kay Johnson and Mehreen Zahra-Malik ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – The U.S. drone strike that killed Islamic State's commander for Afghanistan and Pakistan was the latest blow to the Middle East-led movement's ambitions to expand into a region where the long-established Taliban remain the dominant Islamist force. Islamic State has enticed hundreds, perhaps thousands, of jihadist fighters in Afghanistan and Pakistan to switch loyalty and has held a small swathe of territory in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, where leader Hafiz Saeed Khan was killed on July 26 by a U.S. drone, Washington confirmed late Friday. Anxiety over Islamic State – also known as ISIS or "Daesh" – in Afghanistan and Pakistan has been building since the al Qaeda breakaway movement seized portions of territory in Iraq and Syria in 2014 and began promoting itself worldwide.