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Gunman Kills American General In Shooting At Afghan Facility

A U.S. Army major general was killed and another 15 other soldiers — including a German brigadier general — were injured when a man dressed in an Afghan military uniform opened fire on them. The attack took place in Kabul City, Afghanistan.
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Hacker Says He Can Break Into Airplane Systems Using In-Flight Wi-Fi

Two years ago, a group at Las Vegas' annual hacker convention said it could break into air traffic control systems. This year a session will show how a passenger can hack a plane while in the air.
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Panel Says Plan To Cut Army Strength Goes Too Far

The Pentagon has recommended cutting troop strength to 450,000, but a bipartisan report says that given the global threats, the reduction is too big.
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Inquiry Shows CIA Spied On Senate Panel That Was Investigating The Agency

CIA director John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it.
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Big Data Firm Says It Can Link Snowden Data To Changed Terrorist Behavior

For months, U.S. officials have said secret data from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden was affecting the way terrorists communicate. A Massachusetts company says it has found proof.
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CIA Director Apologizes For Meddling In Senate Computers

Months after denying that the CIA could have been snooping on Senate staff, agency director John Brennan has apologized to Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Saxby Chambliss.
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In Obama's Foreign Policy, Some See Patience; Some See Passivity

Foreign policy was once a strong suit for President Obama, but polls now show widespread disapproval of his handling of foreign affairs.
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Israel Allowed To Tap U.S. Munitions Cache For Gaza Offensive

The stockpile, located on Israeli soil, was set up in the 1980s as an emergency supply during wartime. The last time the U.S. granted Israel permission to use it was during the 2006 Lebanon war.
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House Cancels Vote On $659 Million Border Security Bill

Tea Party conservatives objected to sending money to the White House to address the crisis. GOP leaders said another vote was possible yet today.
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How To Order Pizza From A Nuclear Command Bunker

A trip to an underground Air Force nuclear bunker becomes a unexpectedly delicious culinary experience. Just don't order the gravy bowl.

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