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Air Force Strips 17 Officers Of Nuclear Missile Launch Authority

A near-failing grade on launch operations prompted the Air Force to quietly suspend the officers in charge of dozens of Minuteman III nuclear missiles.
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Pentagon Charges China With Cyberattacks

The Pentagon accused the Chinese military and government of cyberattacks on U.S. computers Monday. A Chinese military official denied those accusations. Dan McWhorter, researcher with the computer security firm Mandiant, explains how the company traced multiple cyberattacks to computers in China.
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FBI Most Wanted Terrorists List: Who Is Assata Shakur?

The FBI recently made Joanne Chesimard the first woman on its list of most wanted terrorists. But the crimes she was convicted of happened 40 years ago. Host Michel Martin talks with sociology professor Alondra Nelson of Columbia University about Chesimard, aka, Assata Shakur, and why she's on the same list as Taliban and Hezbollah leaders.
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U.S. Turns Up Heat On Costly Commercial Cyber Theft In China

U.S. official displeasure has grown over the problem of Chinese cyber-espionage. The Obama administration has signaled that it will step up the investigation and prosecution of trade-secret theft and has not ruled out punitive measures.
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Bill Would Put Immigration Verification System To The Test

The Senate's immigration bill would require all U.S. employers to use E-Verify, a federal database that checks a worker's immigration status instantly. While businesses have had difficulty using the system in the past, officials say its results are now accurate 98 percent of the time.

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