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Millions in Social Security for expelled Nazis

6 hours 24 min ago
Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.
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U.S. planes airdrop arms to besieged Syrian town

7 hours 44 sec ago
The U.S. Air Force dropped military aid around the besieged Syrian town of Kobani overnight in an effort to resupply Kurdish forces battling Islamic State militants there, U.S. Central Command in Tampa said.
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Trial begins over Navy silencer contract

7 hours 4 min ago
A Navy intelligence officer illegally diverted nearly $2 million in government funds to his boss's brother under a secret, illegitimate contract to build hundreds of untraceable rifle silencers, prosecutors said Monday.
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Philippine leader: Murder case won't harm U.S. ties

7 hours 26 min ago
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Monday that a murder investigation focused on a U.S. Marine should have no bearing on the two countries' relations, while Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington seeks no '
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These federal contractors are hiring vets now

7 hours 27 min ago
Companies that do business with the federal government employ a big chunk of the U.S. workforce - and if you're a veteran looking to join their ranks, federal law requires that they give you a leg up.
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Fewer veterans running for congressional office

8 hours 11 min ago
The number of veterans in Congress has been steadily dropping in recent election cycles, but the legislative branch's meager military credentials could take a major hit this year.
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Nevada guardsman killed in school shooting posthumously awarded 2 medals

8 hours 12 min ago
More than 500 supporters sat in silence with heads bowed and solemn expressions on their faces on Sunday as they remembered Sparks Middle School teacher Michael Landsberry.
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NATO seeks more U.S. ships

11 hours 21 min ago
NATO's sea boss wants to see more of the U.S. Navy in Europe.
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Financial help possible for families of troops deployed on Ebola mission

12 hours 2 min ago
Families of troops deployed to West Africa on the Ebola mission are eligible for emergency financial assistance from the nonprofit Operation Homefront on the same basis as those of troops deployed to combat zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan, officials an
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One month in, mixed reviews on Iraq, Syria airstrikes

13 hours 20 min ago
On Sept. 23, the U.S. began airstrikes against militants aligned with the Islamic States (IS) inside Syria, kicking off what President Obama and top military leaders characterizes as a campaign that will last for some time.
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Sweden's submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic

13 hours 41 min ago
Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge.
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Sweden: 3 credible sightings in submarine search

13 hours 41 min ago
The Swedish military said Sunday it had made three credible sightings of foreign undersea activity in its waters during the past few days amid reports of a suspected Russian intrusion in the area.
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Marine's murder charge in the Philippines has international consequences

14 hours 9 min ago
The death of a Filipino transgender woman following a bilateral military training exercise made international waves after a U.S. Marine was charged with murder.
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U.S. advisory mission in Iraq remains limited in scope and impact

15 hours 14 min ago
More than one month after President Obama ordered U.S. troops to begin an advise-and-assist mission supporting the Iraqi military's fight against Islamic militants, that effort remains limited in its scope and effectiveness.
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After arms drop, U.S. coalition strikes IS

16 hours 26 min ago
Syrian activists say the U.S.-led coalition has launched new airstrikes on Islamic State positions in Kobani, following overnight airdrops of weapons to Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town.
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Kerry: 'Irresponsible' not to aid Kurds against IS

16 hours 27 min ago
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to 'valiant' Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be 'irresponsible' and
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Attacks on Afghan checkpoints kill 4 troops

16 hours 32 min ago
Officials say insurgents have attacked several army checkpoints in eastern and southern Afghanistan, killing at least four troops and wounding several people.
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Top U.S. commander in Ebola fight sees progress

16 hours 36 min ago
The first of 17 U.S.-built Ebola treatment centers in West Africa will open in a few weeks, the top commander of U.S. troops in the region told USA Today on Sunday.
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CDC to revise Ebola protocol; military readies medical team

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 15:19
Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear 'with no skin showing,' a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if
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