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White House: 350 more troops assigned to U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

36 min 42 sec ago
President Obama has approved sending roughly 350 more U.S. troops to Iraq, the White House announced on Tuesday.
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Islamic State still threat to Mosul Dam, Pentagon says

48 min 42 sec ago
After several weeks of U.S. airstrikes, militants with the Islamic State continue to mount offenses against the Mosul Dam and threaten the vital facility that controls water and electricity across northern Iraq.
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Breedlove: Size of NATO Response Force still up for debate

49 min 42 sec ago
NATO leaders heading to Wales this week will discuss how to best enhance the NATO Response Force.
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Former Ranger Villanueva signs with Steelers' practice squad

1 hour 23 min ago
The former Army Ranger who tried to catch on with the Philadelphia Eagles will move a few hundred miles west - and swap sides of the ball.
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Video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist

1 hour 23 min ago
Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue,
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NATO coalition in Afghanistan shrinking

1 hour 26 min ago
Alongside the exodus of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, soldiers who hail from countries like Singapore and Slovenia, Mongolia and Malaysia have been packing up too, leaving behind an ever-shrinking NATO coalition.
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Obama to Europe: NATO to oppose Russian aggression

2 hours 41 min ago
Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO's security commitments to nervous mem
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Chinese jet's run-in with P-8 seen as pattern

3 hours 50 min ago
When an armed Chinese fighter jet recently buzzed a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft over international waters in the South China Sea, it was just the latest in a series of low-level confrontations between the two militaries.
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White House pushes for lower pay raise in 2015

3 hours 53 min ago
The White House is moving ahead with plans for another slimmed-down pay raise for troops in 2015, and outside advocates still aren't happy about it.
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U.S. strike targets leader of Somali extremist group

3 hours 54 min ago
U.S. airstrikes in Somalia may have killed the leader of the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, with a militant commander saying Tuesday that he was in a car that was struck and that six people died.
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Court: U.S. can withhold Guantanamo detainee images

5 hours 42 min ago
The government can withhold photographs and videotapes of a Guantanamo Bay detainee identified as the would-be 20th hijacker in the Sept. 11 terror attacks, a federal appeals court found Tuesday.
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Pentagon: Al-Shabab leader was target of airstrike

6 hours 42 min ago
The leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group was the target of U.S. military airstrikes that struck an encampment and a vehicle there on Monday night, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.
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Doctor injured in stabbing at Memphis VA hospital

8 hours 45 min ago
Authorities in Memphis are searching for a suspect in the stabbing of a doctor at the Memphis VA Medical Center.
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Uruguay: Gitmo prisoner transfer not imminent

8 hours 59 min ago
A plan to resettle six men held at the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo in Uruguay is still being negotiated and is unlikely to occur before upcoming elections in the South American country, an official said Monday.
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Injured guardsman's family lives in poverty, and waits

10 hours 15 min ago
Army National Guard Spc. Robert Quattrocchi, 31, spends much of his time these days helping wife Monica care for the couple's 4-month-old daughter in a rambling, uninsulated Georgia farmhouse that belongs to his in-laws.
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Iran unveils new surface-to-air missile, radars

10 hours 38 min ago
Iran on Tuesday unveiled a new surface-to-air missile and two radar systems it claims will boost the country's defense capabilities.
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Blackwater legacy: a faint memory of Nisoor Square

10 hours 40 min ago
The summer-long trial of four Blackwater security guards in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqis has been a grim retelling of lives snuffed out and the daily life-and-death decisions amid the chaos of war.
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Soldier wins settlement from storage company

11 hours 12 min ago
A special operations soldier has won a settlement from the storage company that got rid of his property while he was deployed - including $8,044 worth of Army-issued equipment - in violation of the Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act.
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Attacks kill 3 Afghan policemen, 4 soldiers

12 hours 1 min ago
Attacks in Afghanistan have killed three policemen and four Afghan soldiers, officials said Tuesday.
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Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

12 hours 7 min ago
President Barack Obama has sent official notification to Congress of his order for last week's airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops to help Iraqis threatened by Islamic State militants.
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