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Air Force Reportedly Dumped Remains Of 274 Troops

The U.S. Air Force is accused of dumping the remains of at least 274 troops in a Virginia landfill. The practice, reportedly stopped in 2008, is now being investigated by the military and a special counsel.
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Clinton, Russia Spar Over Missile Defense System

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has spent the last two days meeting with her NATO and Russian counterparts in Brussels. They've been talking about NATO plans to deploy a missile defense system in Eastern Europe, to counter "rogue" Iranian weapons. Russia, again, raised objections last month — and even threatened to pull out of the latest U.S.-Russia nuclear weapons treaty.
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Officials Detail Plans To Fight Homegrown Terrorism

The Obama administration's new approach treats the threat as a public safety issue, like drugs or gangs. It aims to enlist local officials for help in spotting potentially violent extremists.

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