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American Al-Qaida Member Killed In Strike Was Star Of Propaganda Videos

The White House said Thursday that anti-terror operations inadvertently killed two American members of al-Qaida, Adam Gadahn and Ahmed Farouq, in the Afghan-Pakistan border region.
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Obama Takes Full Responsibility For Death Of Hostages In U.S. Strike

The White House disclosed that two hostages, including an American citizen, were killed during a U.S. counterterrorism operation against al-Qaida. It said that two al-Qaida leaders were also killed.
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U.S. Counterterrorism Operations Kill 2 Hostages Of Al-Qaida

President Obama announced that a U.S. drone strike killed two hostages held by al-Qaida: one American and one Italian. Separate operations also killed two U.S. citizens who were members of al-Qaida.
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U.S. Operations Killed Two Hostages Held By Al-Qaida, Including An American

Two Americans who worked for al-Qaida were also killed in the counterterrorism operations in January, the White House said. The two hostages killed included an Italian who had been held since 2012.
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Congressional Battle Brews Over Bill To Extend NSA Data Collection

A key provision in the USA Patriot Act that allows the NSA to collect and store bulk phone records is set to expire June 1. Senate GOP leaders are pushing to renew that provision for another 5 years.
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National Guard Members Struggle To Keep Civilian Careers

National Guard soldiers live in two worlds: They can be deployed in a crisis, but must support themselves and their families with civilian jobs. That's made harder by the guard's unpredictable needs.
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Looming Budget Cuts Pit National Guard Against The Army

In Washington state, a friendly family rivalry is taking place at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord as the National Guard and active Army lobby to protect their interests against deep budget cuts.
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ISIS' Peer-To-Peer Recruiting Style Concerns U.S. Authorities

Federal authorities in Minnesota announced that six young Somali-Americans had been arrested for attempting to travel to Syria to join the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS.
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Somali-Americans Arrested In Islamic State Recruiting Plot

The FBI arrested six young Somali-Americans Sunday, two in San Diego and four in Minneapolis. The government says they were conspiring to travel to Syria and join the self-proclaimed Islamic State.
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FBI Arrests 6 People In 2 States In Terrorism Investigation

The men, originally from the Twin Cities area, are charged with giving support to ISIS, the group that calls itself the Islamic State, with plans to travel to Syria to fight for the group.

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