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U.S. clears Kuwaiti for release from Guantanamo

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:33
The United States has cleared the release of a Kuwaiti man held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for more than 12 years because of his suspected links to terrorism.
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House to Obama: No troops to Iraq without our OK

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:30
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution Friday that would bar President Barack Obama from sending forces to Iraq in a 'sustained combat role' without congressional approval.
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Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozens

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:51
Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician on Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the country's new president in the latest step toward forming a new government.
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Iraq Sunni militias pinched by jihadis, corruption

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:27
Wisam al-Hardan's cellphone rang late into the night. He let it ring on and on. He couldn't bear to answer.
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Seabee battalion being decommissioned

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:27
Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 is being decommissioned Friday during a ceremony at the Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport.
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Central American leaders convening at White House

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:37
President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress remains deeply split over proposals to stem the crisis on the border.
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Augusta sailor's actions in World War II recalled

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:13
Of all the accolades Carl Clifford Wilson received during his service in the Navy, it was forgetting his hat that earned the Augusta native his highest honor.
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Mabus: Cost for LCS will decline

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 06:32
Operating costs for the U.S. Navy's newest ships will decline and 'become more normal' over time, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Thursday.
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