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Poland wants larger U.S., NATO troop presence

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:34
Poland's defense minister is calling for a larger U.S. and NATO military presence in his country to deter the type of Russian aggression occurring in eastern Ukraine.
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Army, National Guard ready to leverage, expand Eastern European alliances

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:18
Pending any orders to ramp up its forces or engagements, U.S. Army Europe and the National Guard are focused on reassuring their allies and partners.
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For U.S. troops, European tours come with career, quality-of-life perks

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:42
Imagine going out to hunt wild boar in the forests of Germany, then celebrating with buddies at the local gasthaus, hoisting a brew that rivals any you can find in the States.
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Pakistani girl's seminary names library after OBL

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:46
Most didn't notice the new library at this Islamic seminary for girls near Pakistan's capital, until locals saw the paper sign in Urdu posted on its wooden door: 'Library of Osama bin Laden, the Martyr.'
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Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions - for now

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:28
In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered by Moscow's annexation of Crimea.
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U.S. sending nonlethal aid to Ukraine military

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:16
The U.S. will send medical supplies, helmets and other nonlethal aid to the Ukrainian military in response to Russia's 'dangerously irresponsible' efforts to destabilize the country, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday.
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N.C. community college rate break for vets proposed

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:08
Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to make it easier for new veterans to attend any of North Carolina's community colleges.
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U.S.: Forfeiture deal over Iran assets sets record

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:24
A federal judge has approved plans to sell a 36-story Manhattan office building and other properties owned by Iran nationwide in what will be the largest terrorism-related forfeiture ever, a prosecutor said Thursday.
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Anger and dismay at stalled Guantanamo 9/11 trial

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:12
Don Arias stormed out of the meeting with the defense lawyers at this U.S. Navy base after less than 15 minutes. He was soon followed by three others who also lost family members in the 9/11 terror attack.
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