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Monday | The Miami Herald

Guantánamo hearing delayed for Iraqi-Marine lawyer meeting

An Iraqi prisoner accused of war crimes as commander of al-Qaida's resistance against the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan met for the first time Monday with the lawyer chosen by the Pentagon to defend him: A Marine lawyer who was part of the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003. The judge in the case, Navy Capt.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Washington Examiner

Obama plays 196th presidential golf round

The nation's chief executive is enjoying a sunny Sunday afternoon in Prince George's County, Md., for an afternoon of sports - but no, he's not taking in the Redskins' home opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars. President Obama is hitting the links at Joint Base Andrews Sunday.

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Center for Cooperative Research

(After 6:00 p.m.) September 11, 2001: Suspicious Aircraft Spotted Flying toward Air Force One

An unidentified fast-moving aircraft is noticed flying toward Air Force One as it is bringing President Bush back to Washington, DC, but the aircraft turns out to be just a Learjet, reportedly "in the wrong place at the wrong time." Bush announced he would be returning to Washington while he was at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska September 11, 2001 ), and his plane left the base and headed for the capital shortly after 4:30 p.m. September 11, 2001 ).

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Townhall

Fighter Pilot Was Tasked With Taking Out United 93 By Crashing Into It

White House: We Aren't Going to Get Into What The "Legal, Academic Definition of War" With ISIS May Be On September 11, 2001, Lt. Heather "Lucky" Penney had one harrowing mission: bring down United 93. She took off from Andrews Air Force Base, but without weapons.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

DC teacher to apologize for Bush-Hitler assignment

JANUARY 6: U.S. President George W. Bush speaks before signing a proclamation establishing the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building January 6, 2009 in Washington, D.C. The proclamation will protect 195,274 square miles around the Mariana Trench and will reportedly be the largest marine conservation effort on record. *** Local Caption *** George W. Bush A worker walks past debris while cleaning up after a "Welcome Home" rally for former President George W. Bush Tuesday in Midland.

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The Daily Caller

How An American F-16 Pilot Was Given A Kamikaze Mission On Sept. 11

One of the first two U.S. combat pilots in the air on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 took off from Andrews Air Force Base in an F-16 with a mission to bring down United Flight 93 - and without any missiles or ammunition.

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DC Military

Simulators boost AC training at Pax

Whether they're 12 stories above the installation looking out from the tower, or confined to a radar screen in the corner of a darkened room, NAS Patuxent River's air traffic controllers study long and hard to get there; and on-site training simulators play a valuable part in that effort. There are seven consoles in the radar room, located in Air Operations, Building 103.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Newsday

New York golf courses should have said 'yes' to President Obama

US President Barack Obama talks with Senator Bob Corker, Republican of Tennessee, as they play golf on the first hole at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, on May 6, 2013. President Obama teed off a new bid to court his political foes, hooking up with two Republican senators for a rare Monday round of golf, as Congress headed back to town after a recess.

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Newsday

O'Reilly: New York golf courses should have said 'yes' to President Obama

US President Barack Obama talks with Senator Bob Corker, Republican of Tennessee, as they play golf on the first hole at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, on May 6, 2013. President Obama teed off a new bid to court his political foes, hooking up with two Republican senators for a rare Monday round of golf, as Congress headed back to town after a recess.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Reuters

Obama returns home after NATO summit

U.S. President Barack Obama lands at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland after the NATO summit in Wales. Rough Cut.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Daily Mail

Obama jets out of the country without saying a single word about...

AWOL Obama vanishes again: Three hours after another American is brutally beheaded, president is whisked away from the White House - without finding time to say a single word about it State Department's chief Iraq-Iran deputy said 'stay tuned' for a strategy: 'we are building now a broader campaign plan' The president will be in Europe for three ... (more)

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Miami Herald

350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad

President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Tuesday, Sept.

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SFGate

Obama addresses West Africans on facts about Ebola

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Fox News

Is Obama writing off the Senate?

President Barack Obama walks down the stairs of Air Force One upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday, Sept.

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Daily Mail

Double rainbow forms above Obama's Marine One as helicopter waits...

'Your cowardly lack of leadership has left a gaping hole': Parents of SEAL Team Six soldier killed in action call for President Obama's resignation in searing open letter about his handling of ISIS Are your iCloud photos STILL at risk? Apple unable to offer any assurances to millions of users 24 hours after hackers leaked 101 celebrities' naked ... (more)

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics

President Obama speaks at Laborfest 2014 at Henry Maier Festival Park Monday, Sept.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Obama family attends long-time aide's wedding to TV journalist

President Obama, the First Lady Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha make their way to board Air Force One before departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.

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CBS Local

When Military And Matrimony Don't Mix

"It's ironic because these are trained fighters and they can find themselves in a battle they are not prepared for," said attorney Cynthia Hawkins Clark.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

USA Today

Obama's weekend plans? Raising money for Democrats

President Obama is embarking on two days of political fundraising this weekend, raising money for Democrats ahead of the midterm elections.

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USA Today

Obama's weekend plans? Raising money for Democrats

President Obama is embarking on two days of political fundraising this weekend, raising money for Democrats ahead of the midterm elections.

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