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'Their Military Defeat Will Not Be Enough': Obama Discusses Efforts To Counter ISIS

Two years ago, "to many observers, ISIL looked invincible," Obama said at the Pentagon on Thursday. But now: "ISIL turns out not to be invincible, they're in fact inevitably going to be defeated."
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President Obama: The Election Will Not Be 'Rigged'

Donald Trump, who has begun to slip in the polls, has charged that the outcome of November's election will be "rigged." President Obama blasted that as "ridiculous" in a wide-ranging news conference.
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Ukraine's Ambassador Struggles To Stay Silent About Donald Trump

Usually foreign diplomats try to stay out of U.S. politics. But for Ukraine's ambassador to the U.S., this is a hard time to stay silent. He's worried about what Donald Trump is saying about Ukraine and Russia on the campaign trail.
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Despite Email Debacle, Prominent Cybersecurity Leaders Favor Clinton

They are political endorsements you might not expect.
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Cybersecurity Conference Includes 'Hackers For Hillary' Fundraiser

A Hillary Clinton fundraiser will take place at BlackHat in Las Vegas. Cybersecurity experts there say they support her over Donald Trump despite all the controversy over her email server.
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'Wall Street Journal' Reveals U.S. Paid $400 Million In Cash To Iran

A Wall Street Journal account raises questions about whether a controversial $400 million cash payment to Iran that coincided with the release of several U.S. citizens amounted to ransom.
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Lawyers For Sept. 11 Plotters Try To Save Defendants From Death Penalty

Defense attorneys in the military commissions of the alleged 9/11 plotters are throwing up roadblock after roadblock to increase the chances of saving their clients from the death penalty. The government could make the case go a lot quicker, they say, if prosecutors took that danger off the table.
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TSA Reminds Passengers: No 'Batarang' Superhero Weapons On Flights

The TSA has repeatedly reminded air travelers to put sharp Batman and other superhero paraphernalia in checked baggage.
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NSA Director Rogers On DNC Hacking, Cyberwarfare And ISIS

Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, and NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talk about the state of cybersecurity, the recent hacking into Democratic Party systems and ISIS strategy.
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U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against Islamic State Fighters In Libya

American warplanes have begun attacking Islamic State fighters in Libya. It's the first step in what the U.S. and its allies hope is a new international campaign to stabilize a nation that's been in chaos since the 2011 NATO military intervention decapitated its government but did not establish a viable successor — creating conditions that ISIS found inviting.

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