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FBI Charges Three Men With Conspiring To Support ISIS

According to the criminal complaint, two of the Brooklyn men planned to travel to Syria to join the group. A third man allegedly helped finance their trip.
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A Hard Look At The Risks Of Transporting Oil On Rail Tanker Cars

Marcus Stern has spent the past year investigating the practice. Recent accidents in Canada and U.S. show that the cars aren't built for carrying so much oil, he says, and tracks are deteriorating.
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Toronto Police Try To Uncover Riddle Of Mystery Tunnel

Police are asking for the public's help to discover who built a large tunnel in north Toronto. The discovery, ahead of this summer's Pan American and Parapan Am Games, is fueling security concerns.
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Rep. Boehner: House Has 'Done Its Job' On Homeland Security Funding

House Speaker John Boehner says the ball is in the Senate's court to stave off a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, which is set to run out of money Friday.
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Secret Service To Fly Drones Over Washington, D.C.

The decision to test drones over the nation's capital comes shortly after an unmanned aircraft landed on the White House lawn.

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Apache Helicopter Pilot To Join Other Women At Army Ranger School

Six women have passed the 2-week assessment course. That sets them up for the full 2 months of training in April which is part of an effort to determine whether women can serve in ground combat units.
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'Torture Report' Reshapes Conversation In Guantanamo Courtroom

Last year's release of a Senate report on CIA interrogation practices means lawyers for the accused Sept. 11 plotters can now discuss in court the treatment they say their clients endured.
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Up First For Secretary Of Defense Ash Carter: Afghanistan And ISIS

The new Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, is one week on the job and already wrapping up an overseas trip to Afghanistan and Kuwait. Carter is getting up to speed on two of the Pentagon's top priorities: the war in Afghanistan and the fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS.
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Australia Announces Security Crackdown Amid 'Rising' Terrorist Threat

Under the proposed new measures, Australia can revoke citizenship to any dual national if they travel overseas to fight alongside jihadis.
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For TSA Officers, Congress' Inaction On Funding Could Hit Home

If Congress doesn't fund the Department of Homeland Security this week, most DHS employees will likely be ordered to stay on the job — and make do without a paycheck until funding is restored.

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