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Investigators Focus On 4 Suspects In Paris Terrorist Attacks

U.S. officials are looking into, among other things, the veracity of the gunmen's claims that the so-called Islamic State and al-Qaida were behind the attacks.
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Will Obama Be Able To Keep His Promise Of Closing Guantanamo Bay?

It's been 13 years since the first detainees arrived at Guantanamo Bay. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Miami Herald's Carol Rosenberg about the likelihood it closing before Obama ends his term.
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How The CIA Almost Lost A Key Informant

Beyond the Senate's recent revealing report, further details about the CIA's brutal interrogation of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed were uncovered recently by Dexter Filkins of The New Yorker.
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British Imam Convicted In U.S. Of Terrorism Charges Gets Life

Abu Hamza al-Masri was found guilty eight months ago of charges stemming from plots to kill tourists in Yemen to a plan to open a jihadist training camp in rural Oregon.
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Congress Renews Post-Terrorist Attack Insurance Payments

Opponents had argued that shopping mall developers, sports stadium owners and others shouldn't get taxpayer support. Supporters, who say private insurance would be too expensive, prevailed.
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Pentagon's Money-Saver: U.S. Troops To Leave 15 European Sites

The Department of Defense says it will pull out of bases in the U.K., Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy and Portugal.
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Authorities Search For 2 Suspects In Paris Attack

Police have a man in custody after he surrendered to authorities. He was wanted in relation to Wednesday's attack on the Paris offices of a satirical weekly. The two central suspects remain at large.
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White House: Paris Attack An Evolution Of Terror Threat

In a statement on Wednesday, President Obama pledged support for the French authorities after the terrorist attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
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FBI Offers New Evidence Connecting North Korea To Sony Hack

FBI Director James Comey offered new evidence that North Korea was responsible for the cyber attack against Sony. Some technology experts had been skeptical of the proof the FBI had offered before.
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With The Saudi King Ailing, Succession Speculation Begins

King Abdullah, who's at least 90, was hospitalized last week and Crown Prince Salman delivered an annual televised speech Tuesday. One analyst says the kingdom is stable, perhaps too much so.

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