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U.S.: Iraq says troops will go on offensive

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:57
The U.S. Defense Department says Iraq's new defense minister says his troops will go on the offensive against Islamic State militants who have taken over large sections of the country.
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Lawmaker uses Canadian case to criticize Obama

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:55
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee used Canadian leaders' response to the Ottawa shootings to take his own swipe at President Obama on Thursday.
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John McCain calls Navy 2-star an 'idiot' during interview

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:33
Sen. John McCain, a retired naval aviator, has a history of confronting military leaders he feels have fallen short.
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Kidnapping plot in Turkey raises new questions about U.S. troops' safety

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:30
A bold yet ultimately unsuccessful kidnapping plot orchestrated by the Islamic State in Turkey raises new questions about the safety of U.S. troops and other American personnel stationed throughout the country.
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Millions in Social Security for expelled Nazis

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:12
Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.
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Few vets use free credit monitoring after VA breaches

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:03
Only about one in 25 veterans offered free credit monitoring in the wake of Veterans Affairs Department security breaches has signed up for the service, a figure that VA officials call disappointingly low.
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U.S. OKs Samsung devices for classified data

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:29
For the first time, the government will allow devices made for the consumer market to handle classified information.
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Bond set for Afghan soldiers who fled for Canada

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:25
Three Afghan soldiers detained since abandoning a Massachusetts training exercise to avoid returning to Afghanistan are hoping financial help from supporters will allow them to go free as they challenge deportation and pursue asylum.
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