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Hagel Defends Trade of Guantanamo Prisoners For U.S. Soldier

Sunday, June 01, 2014

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said officials believed Bowe Bergdahl's life was in danger, so the administration had to act quickly. Bergdahl was released after almost five years in captivity.

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Who Are The Five Guantánamo Detainees In Prisoner Swap?

Saturday, May 31, 2014

According to documents leaked to the organization WikiLeaks, all five prisoners were high-ranking Taliban officials. Some were considered high-risk and "likely to post a threat to the U.S."

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A Modern Milestone: Psy's 'Gangnam Style' Hits 2 Billion Views

Saturday, May 31, 2014

The South Korean pop star is in rarified territory. The next most-popular video — Justin Bieber's "Baby" — has only 1.04 billion views.

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Afghan Taliban Release U.S. Soldier Captured In 2009

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been released after almost five years in captivity, the White House said on Saturday. Bergdahl was released in exchange for five detainees from Guantanamo.

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Hagel Says China's Territorial Claims Are Destabilizing

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel issued a blunt warning to China, saying it will not ignore challenges against "fundamental principles of international order."

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In India, Fifth Person Is Arrested In Gang Rape, Murder Case

Saturday, May 31, 2014

The arrests come amid public outcry over perceived official inaction. The incident is another in a series of rapes against Indian women in recent years that have united the country in anger.

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Border Patrol Releases New Use-Of-Force Guidelines, Critical Report

Saturday, May 31, 2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske said the release was a push for more transparency. The agency had previously declined to make changes recommended by the panel.

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Rampage Victim's Father: Inaction Of 'Gutless' Politicians Killed His Son

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

After his son was killed, Richard Martinez made national news with a stunning, emotional indictment of the NRA in front of cameras. Now, he's asking politicians to "do something."

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Former LulzSec Hacker Turned Informant Avoids Further Jail Time

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Hector Xavier Monsegur, or Sabu, was a well-respected hacker in the world of Anonymous. But as an informant, authorities say he helped cripple the hacktivist group. A judge let him off on time served.

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Obama Plans To Leave Residual Force Of 9,800 In Afghanistan

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The number is in line with what military officials had asked for. The United States will end America's longest-running war in 2014 and expects most of the residual force out of the country by 2016.

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Secret Service In Free Speech Case

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Anti-Bush protesters claimed the Secret Service violated their First Amendment rights because they moved them away from the president. The court said there was a security reason for doing so.

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Malaysia Releases Satellite Data From Missing Jetliner

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 communicated with satellites as it flew across the Indian Ocean. Malaysia, however, is facing criticism for leaving out some information.

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A Meaty Offer: Pilgrim's Pride Offers $5.58 Billion For Hillshire Brands

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Pilgrim's Pride said the deal would create a "protein-focused company." The offer also puts Hillshire Brands' own intent to buy Pinnacle Foods in limbo.

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PHOTO: Massachusetts Honors Fallen Vets With 37,000 Flags

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund estimates that 37,000 of the state's residents have lost their life in combat since the Revolutionary War.

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Weather Helps Firefighters Gain Control Of Wildfire In Arizona

Sunday, May 25, 2014

The fire forced the evacuation for more than 200 residents. Authorities say they will likely lift the pre-evacuation notice for more than 3,000 Flagstaff residents.

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Billionaire Poroshenko Claims Victory In Ukraine Election

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Chocolate magnate Petro Poroshenko was the overwhelming favorite for president, according to exit polls. Official results will not be known until Monday at earliest.

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On Memorial Day Eve, President Obama Visits Troops In Afghanistan

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Obama made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan for a rally with U.S. troops. He said he was hopeful that a new Afghan president would lead to a signed security agreement between the two countries.

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As Protests Continue, Former Thai PM Is Released

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Yingluck Shinawatra was detained after the military took control of Thailand in a coup d'etat. The military junta had said it was holding former leaders to give them a chance to think.

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Would You Buy A 9/11 Key Chain? Memorial Gift Shop Makes Some Cringe

Sunday, May 25, 2014

The gift shop at the new 9/11 Memorial in New York sells tote bags, plush rescue dogs and other trinkets commemorating the tragedy. What meaning can a souvenir from a mass murder have?

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UC Santa Barbara Hosts Vigil For Victims Of Killing Rampage

Sunday, May 25, 2014

The college community was trying to come to terms with a rampage that left seven dead and 13 others injured. Meanwhile, police were still reviewing a 140-page manifesto left behind by the shooter.

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