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  1. US sends Guantanamo prisoners to Georgia, SlovakiaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Five prisoners have been released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed effort to close the detention center on the U.S. Navy base in Cuba, officials said Thursday. Three men were sent to Georgia and two to Slovakia for resettlement.

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  2. Firing of Central Alabama VA director upheldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    A federal appeals board upheld the firing of the director of the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System for neglect of duty, including not taking action against an employee who investigators said drove a substance abuse patient to a crack house to get drugs. The Department of Veterans Affairs terminated James Talton in late October.

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  3. Plane with seven people on board makes forced landing on ice near YellowknifeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Canada.com

    A small passenger plane with seven people on board made a forced landing in bad weather on the ice of Great Slave Lake on Thursday. A military spokesman said the Air Tindi Cessna 208 Caravan declared an emergency when its engine quit after leaving Yellowknife.

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  4. Revealed: Flight Statistics From Summer Unaccompanied Alien Minor SurgeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Caller

    Two men are taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol near Falfurrias, Texas March 29, 2013. Brooks County has become an epicentre for illegal immigrant deaths in Texas.

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  5. Bangladesh Armed Forces: Challenges for the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    BANGLADESH armed forces have come a long way since the Liberation War in 1971. Starting as a small guerilla force composed of Bengali elements of Pakistan army who joined the Liberation War to form the core fighting force of the Mukti Bahini , today it is a fairly large force, well-trained and well-armed.

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  6. Sherman's march to the sea: Total impact warfareRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Examiner

    One hundred fifty years ago this month, General William Tecumseh Sherman's Union "Army of the West" marched from Atlanta, Ga., to the seaport of Savannah. En route, Sherman's forces intentionally devastated a 60-mile wide swath of countryside.

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  7. In Senate hot seat, Goldman denies commodity manipulationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Globe and Mail

    Christopher Wibbelman, president and CEO of Metro International Trade Services LLC testifies during a hearing of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Nov. 20 in Washington. Christopher Wibbelman, president and CEO of Metro International Trade Services LLC testifies during a hearing of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Nov. 20 in Washington.

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  8. Thursday: Cuomo issues update on winter storm conditions in Western New YorkRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today held a storm briefing in Western New York on the current winter storm conditions, where there is in some areas more than five feet of lake effect snow already on the ground, with up to two more feet expected. The state has been working around-the-clock to rescue motorists stuck on the Thruway and other state roads, as well as provide help to other New Yorkers affected by the storm.

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  9. Illinois' Scott Air Force base bids for secret government agency relocationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Illinoisreview

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  10. Veterans urged to join VFW, American LegionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Grand Island Pennysaver

    On a day set aside to honor veterans for their service, Islanders were invited to join the town's two active veterans organizations. During the town's Veterans Day ceremony at the Veterans Park Memorial Wall, held in atypically warm weather for the annual event, a large group of Islanders assembled to honor veterans and heard a call for continued action and volunteerism.

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  11. Prep football: Playoff rematch on tap for NaplesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Naples Daily News

    The Naples High School football coaching staff doesn't use many emotional appeals or fired-up speeches - "psychobabble" as head coach Bill Kramer calls it - to motive its team. So the Golden Eagles aren't focused on revenge Friday when they host Palm Bay-Heritage in the Class 6A regional semifinals.

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  12. Pentagon tests standards as women fight for combat rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Windsor Beacon

    The final barriers to women joining frontline combat units - infantry, armor, artillery and special operations - will fall over the next 12 months under Pentagon plans to erase gender restrictions. In all, more than 300,000 positions will open to women starting Jan. 1, 2016, unless the services justify exemptions to keep some combat roles male-only preserves.

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  13. Have your say about helicopter trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Colorado Springs Independent

    A Chinook takes off from Camp Marmal in Afghanistan, at the foot of the Hindu Kush mountains. High altitude pilot traning is proposed for land southwest of Colorado Springs.

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  14. Bounty placed on Darren Wilson and family by Ferguson terroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Governor Jay Nixon has placed the town of Ferguson , Missouri under a state of emergency anticipating the coming grand jury decision of whether or not to indict Officer Darren Wilson over the shooting death of 18-year old Michael Brown. Wednesday Conservative Tribune reported this move is in preparation of handling threats of violence if the wrong decision is handed down by the grand jury.

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  15. NATO: Russian activity in Baltic region poses riskRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    NATO's chief said Thursday that Russia's growing military presence in the skies above the Baltic region is unjustified and that its aircraft regularly fail to file flight plans or communicate with air controllers, and fly with their transponders off, posing a risk to civil aviation. At the Amari air base in Estonia, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said alliance fighters have intercepted planes more than 100 times in the region so far this year, a threefold increase on 2013.

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  16. Mohawk Arms' Auction #72 Will Feature Around 1,900 Lots of Weapons and MilitariaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    A trove of books from Adolf Hitler's personal library seized by an American Major in Berlin in May 1945, a U.S. World War II Purple Heart awarded to a member of the heroic "Filthy Thirteen" at Normandy, a late18th century British seven-barrel Nock short rifle and a circa 1900-1914 Imperial German reserve officer's parade helmet are just a few of the items to be sold at Mohawk Arms' Auction #72, a live and internet auction that ends Dec. 5-6. The auction, featuring 1,900 lots of military items from multiple wars and generations, will be held in Mohawk Arms' Bouckville, N.Y., gallery as well as online, at www.LiveAuctioneers.com or the Mohawk Arms website, www.MilitaryRelics.com .

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  17. american flagRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

    A new study on the economic impact of the state's defense industry may help when the time comes for more federal budget cuts. The state's first economic impact study on its military installations was done by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and the office of Lt.

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  18. Video shows Ukrainian soldier launching drone in combat zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A new viral video appears to depict a Ukrainian soldier hurling a small drone aircraft into the air, providing a glimpse into how Kiev's soldiers are using low-grade military technology against Russian-backed separatists. The footage has gone viral after being posted to YouTube on Monday and appears to show the drone under gunfire after it takes off.

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  19. Bahrain elections missing key Shiite playersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    The island-nation of Bahrain is preparing to hold its first elections for a new parliament since Arab Spring-inspired protests erupted nearly four years ago, but many say they are heeding calls by the country's Shiite opposition to boycott the Saturday polls. The boycott by the opposition al-Wefaq group and four others means the election results are unlikely to diffuse tensions between Bahrain's Sunni monarchy and Shiite activists who continue to protest for greater rights and a greater say in government.

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  20. Scott base advances in bid for agency relocationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Scott Air Force Base in southwestern Illinois is advancing in its bid to be the relocation spot for a secret government agency that helped coordinate the hunt for Osama bin Laden. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that the air base near Mascoutah is among four finalists in the competition for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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