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Facebook Gun Clubs Buy, Sell, Trade, And Cause A Stir

Facebook recently announced that it will continue to allow users to advertise guns in posts. That's good news for members of Facebook gun clubs, though gun control advocates aren't so gung-ho.
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Faced With Pentagon Budget Cuts, Congress Finesses The Numbers

The Pentagon's congressionally-imposed budget cuts ran into a powerful opponent this week: Congress itself. The House Armed Services Committee rejected $5 billion worth of proposed cuts.
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Bipartisan Bill Would Stop NSA's Bulk Phone Data Collection

The White House and members of Congress agree that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone logs, disclosed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, has to end.
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NSA's Encrypted Tweet: We're Hiring Code Breakers

The National Security Agency sent out a tweet that looked like gibberish. It turned out to be a job advertisement disguised in simple cipher.
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Sanctions Put Pentagon's Business Deals With Russia Up For Debate

The U.S. wants Europe to enforce economic sanctions against Russia over its push into Ukraine, but the Pentagon itself is reluctant to stop trading with Moscow.
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In Shadow Of Ukraine, A Return To Rivalry Between NATO And Russia

Ambassador Alexander Vershbow, the deputy secretary-general of NATO, offers the latest on the alliance's reaction to events in Ukraine.
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In Sex Assault Report, Pentagon Sees Progress — And A Long Way To Go

The Pentagon issued a study on sexual assault in the military, reports of which have jumped 50 percent in the past year. Defense Secretary Hagel says this is a positive sign of trust in the system.
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What's The NSA Doing Now? Training More Cyberwarriors

The military's reliance on cyberspace is outpacing its ability to defend against cyberattacks, according to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Here's how cyberwarriors are being trained.
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EU Follows U.S. In Imposing New Sanctions On Russia

The sanctions targeting Russian President Vladimir Putin's "inner circle" drew a response from Moscow, which described them in Cold War terms.
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Marines In Australia Aimed To Stabilize A Growing Region

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Thomas X. Hammes at the Institute for National Strategic Studies about the U.S.'s strategic "pivot to Asia," and the recent deployment of Marines to Australia.

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