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Report: Recent Guantanamo Releases Less Likely To Reengage In Terrorism

The data show former detainees a bit more likely to join insurgents than they were six months earlier. But the most recently-released are less likely to do so.
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Snowden: Asylum In Switzerland A 'Great Political Option'

The NSA leaker, living in exile in Russia, made the remark while speaking via video link to an audience in Geneva.
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Thousands Reportedly Flee Battle In Tikrit

Iraqi army forces, Shiite militias and Kurdish peshmerga are battling to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from Islamic State extremists.
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North Korea: Attack On U.S. Ambassador Is 'Deserved Punishment'

Pyongyang said it welcomed the attack on Ambassador Mark Lippert, who was assaulted in Seoul by a knife-wielding political activist who said he opposed joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises.
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Government Cracks Down On 'Birth Tourism' In Southern Calif.

Federal agents searched about 50 locations in Southern California on Tuesday for evidence of "maternal tourism" operations there.
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House Passes No-Strings-Attached Bill To Fund Homeland Security

An effort by some congressional Republicans to block President Obama's executive actions on immigration by tying it to a Homeland Security spending bill officially failed on Tuesday.
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FAA Is Trying To Keep Hackers Out Of Air Traffic Control, Official Says

FAA Administrator Michael Huerta tells a House panel that some vulnerabilities reported in a congressional study have been fixed, and the agency is working on others.
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Petraeus Agrees To Plead Guilty To Improperly Handling Classified Information

In 2011, retired Gen. David Petraeus allegedly gave several books with classified information to his biographer Paula Broadwell. He later was forced to resign as CIA director.
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After Netanyahu's Speech, A Reality Check

The Israeli prime minister has warned about the dangers of the Iranian nuclear program for two decades. He has shaped the debate, but will he influence the final outcome?
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Orlando Considers Hiring Private Airport Screeners

About two dozen airports have stopped using screeners from the Transportation Security Administration. Airport executives say the screening will be better, cheaper and faster.

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