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Military recognizes WikiLeaks defendant Manning as a woman

Military recognizes WikiLeaks defendant Manning as a womanA military appeals court is recognizing the transgender defendant accused of leaking classified information to WikiLeaks as a woman.
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  • 12 hours, 5 minutes ago
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Iraq says Islamic State militants 'bulldozed' ancient site

Iraq says Islamic State militants 'bulldozed' ancient siteIslamic State militants "bulldozed" the ancient Nimrud archaeological site near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday using heavy military vehicles, the government said.
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  • 15 hours, 38 minutes ago
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Boehner, bipartisan group pressure Obama on Ukraine

Boehner, bipartisan group pressure Obama on UkraineHouse Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans stepped up the pressure on President Obama to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.
  • Capitol Hill
  • 16 hours ago
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GOP lawmaker, a retired Marine colonel, launches bid for U.S. Senate

GOP lawmaker, a retired Marine colonel, launches bid for U.S. SenateA two-term Republican assemblyman who has sought to broaden the appeal of the party with Hispanics launched an uphill campaign Thursday to become the next U.S. senator from California, a state that hasn't elected a GOP senator since the 1980s.
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  • 18 hours, 33 minutes ago
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Iranian role in fighting IS in Iraq: Where will it lead?

Iranian role in fighting IS in Iraq: Where will it lead?Iran's growing influence in Iraq is setting off alarm bells, and nowhere is the problem starker than in the high-stakes battle for Tikrit. It marks a crucial fight in the bigger war to expel the Islamic State group from Iraq, and yet Iran and the Shiite militias it...
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  • 19 hours, 12 minutes ago
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S.C. panel advances bill to drop wait for vet instate tuition

S.C. panel advances bill to drop wait for vet instate tuitionA state Senate panel has approved a bill dropping the one-year wait time required before out-of-state veterans can get instate tuition rates at state colleges and universities.
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  • 20 hours, 16 minutes ago
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Ukraine blockade of rebel territory fosters resentment

Ukraine blockade of rebel territory fosters resentmentTears welled up Vera Pavliy's eyes as she stood outside the bank, looking as if she had just gotten lost. The 76-year-old was stuck behind the battle lines in the east Ukraine town of Kurakhove with no money and no way to get home.
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  • 21 hours, 3 minutes ago
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Poland: A stronger Ukraine army can decrease conflict

Poland: A stronger Ukraine army can decrease conflictStrengthening Ukraine's army and supplying it with weapons could prevent an escalation of the conflict and would serve Europe's interests, a top Polish security official said Thursday.
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  • 21 hours, 21 minutes ago
Capitol Hill

Debate grinds on over force authorization in Iraq

Debate grinds on over force authorization in IraqLawmakers don't have a clear path or timeline for a new authorization of force for Iraq, despite the ongoing fight there.
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  • 22 hours, 48 minutes ago
Capitol Hill

Lawmakers: Sequestration is here to stay

Lawmakers: Sequestration is here to staySeveral influential Republicans and Democrats have bluntly told top Pentagon officials that the budget caps known as sequestration are unlikely to change anytime soon, suggesting that the painful across-the-board budget cuts may hit the military again this fall.
  • Capitol Hill
  • 23 hours, 8 minutes ago
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Iranian special operatives free diplomat held in Yemen

Iranian special operatives free diplomat held in YemenIran said Thursday that a team of special operatives has freed an Iranian diplomat abducted more than 19 months ago in Yemen
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  • 23 hours, 59 minutes ago
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Envoy attack part of South Korea's violent protest history

Envoy attack part of South Korea's violent protest historyA knife attack Thursday that injured the U.S. ambassador to South Korea is only the latest act of political violence in a deeply divided country.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
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Kerry in Saudi Arabia to talk Iran, Yemen instability

Kerry in Saudi Arabia to talk Iran, Yemen instabilityU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought Thursday to ease Gulf Arab concerns about an emerging nuclear deal with Iran and explore ways to calm instability in Yemen and other troubled nations in the Middle East.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
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U.S. ambassador to South Korea slashed on face and wrist in attack

U.S. ambassador to South Korea slashed on face and wrist in attackU.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was attacked by a man wielding a razor and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified, South Korean police and media said Thursday. TV images showed Lippert bleeding from his head and wrist, but his injuries weren't immediately...
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  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Capitol Hill

House committee subpoenas Clinton emails in Benghazi probe

House committee subpoenas Clinton emails in Benghazi probeA House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer email server now...
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
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Study assesses toll heavy packs have on Marines' backs

Study assesses toll heavy packs have on Marines' backsA multi-year Navy study is using Magnetic Resonance Imaging to find out just how much wear and tear infantry Marines are putting on their backs in years of carrying heavy loads. The research could also help test out modifications to standard gear to help reduce the...
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
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Obama signs Homeland Security funding bill into law

Obama signs Homeland Security funding bill into lawPresident Obama has signed a law funding the Homeland Security Department through the end of the budget year.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Pentagon

Dempsey does not rule out U.S. ground troops in Syria

Dempsey does not rule out U.S. ground troops in SyriaThe military's top officer said Wednesday that American military boots on the ground may eventually be needed in Syria to fight alongside moderate Syrian rebel groups.
  • Pentagon
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
On Base

AAFES boss: We're out to improve customer satisfaction

AAFES boss: We're out to improve customer satisfactionBefore AAFES scored low on a recent customer satisfaction survey, officials had already begun a process to improve the customer experience before, said AAFES' director.
  • On Base
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Veterans

Choice Card confusion frustrates veterans, Congress

Choice Card confusion frustrates veterans, CongressCritics have been dismayed with implementation of the Choice Card system and the number of veterans being rejected.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
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Kerry heads to Saudi Arabia to consult on Iran nuke talks

Kerry heads to Saudi Arabia to consult on Iran nuke talksFresh from the latest round of Iran nuclear negotiations, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry headed to Saudi Arabia Wednesday to ease Gulf Arab concerns about an emerging deal and discuss ways to calm instability in troubled Yemen and other Mideast nations.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
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Russian court keeps Ukrainian military pilot in jail

Russian court keeps Ukrainian military pilot in jailA Russian court on Wednesday rejected an appeal to release a Ukrainian military officer who has been on hunger strike since mid-December in a Russian prison.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
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Islamic State militants attack Libyan oil field

Islamic State militants attack Libyan oil fieldMilitants purportedly from the Islamic State group attacked an oil field near Libya's central coast, prompting a counterattack by the country's Islamist-backed government that included airstrikes, an official said Wednesday.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Pentagon

Official: Obama still weighing sending arms to Ukraine

Official: Obama still weighing sending arms to UkraineThe Republican chairman and ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee are stepping up their pressure on the Obama administration to support Ukraine with weapons to defend against attacks from anti-government insurgents backed by Russia.
  • Pentagon
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Pentagon

U.S.-Polish live-fire army exercise begins

U.S.-Polish live-fire army exercise beginsPolish and U.S. troops are taking part in live-fire exercises in northern Poland that are part of a NATO operation showing its commitment to the region's security.
  • Pentagon
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Veterans

WATCH: Sec. McDonald testify on the 2016 VA budget

WATCH: Sec. McDonald testify on the 2016 VA budgetOn March 4, 2015 the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, chaired by Rep. Charlie Dent, holds a hearing to review the fiscal year 2016 budget request of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Veterans
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Capitol Hill

Democrats upset with GOP effort to fast-track Iran bill

Democrats upset with GOP effort to fast-track Iran billA Republican effort to quickly pass legislation allowing congressional oversight on any Iran nuclear agreement is angering Democrats.
  • Capitol Hill
  • 2 days ago
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Some are suggesting that generals and admirals resign their commissions in protest if they oppose President Obama's foreign policy decisions. Do you agree?

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