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Prosecutor: Christmas Bomb Suspect Prepared To Die

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab prayed and perfumed himself on a U.S.-bound airliner before attempting to detonate a bomb hidden in his underwear, a federal prosecutor said as the suspect's trial opened in Detroit.
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No Nukes: Bringing The Right And Left Together

A nonpartisan group hoping to phase out and eliminate all nuclear weapons brings together leaders from the right and the left this week at the Reagan Library.
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Underwear Bomber Trial To Begin In Detroit

Opening statements in the trial of the Christmas Day bomber begin in Detroit Tuesday. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is the young Nigerian man who is accused of attempting to bring down a U.S. airliner by trying to detonate explosives hidden in his underwear.
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Virus Infects Drone Network

A few weeks ago, at Creech Air Force base in Nevada, computer security experts came upon a virus in their network. The virus was recording every keystroke made by Air Force pilots who remotely operate Predator and Reaper drones that fly over war zones. And so far, they can't seem to wipe the virus from the system. Guy Raz talks to Noah Shachtman, contributing editor at Wired magazine, who first reported the story.
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U.S. 'Reset' With Russia On Edge After Syria Vote

The Russian veto of a watered-down U.N. Security Council resolution on Syria was not a shining moment for the Obama administration's "reset" of relations with Russia. It's the latest indication that Russia and the U.S. are far apart on major world events of the day.
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Veterans, Civilians Don't See Eye To Eye On War

The United States has never seen a moment like this one, the Pew Center says: sustained combat for a decade, and a small fraction of American men and women in uniform. A new Pew study says that's led to some different views on the wars, the value of military service — and even the subject of patriotism.

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