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British Fighters 'Escort' Russian Bombers Near U.K. Airspace

1 hour 39 sec ago

A pair of Russian "Bear" bombers flew alarmingly close to British airspace on Wednesday. London has asked Moscow to explain the incident.

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Gunman Reportedly Kills 3 U.S. Contractors In Attack At Kabul Airport

1 hour 34 min ago

Three Americans who were working as contractors in Afghanistan died in a gunman's attack at Kabul's international airport complex Thursday, according to the AP.

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McCain Calls Protesters 'Low-Life Scum' At Senate Hearing

1 hour 47 min ago

The anti-war demonstrators were shouting at former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who was attending a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on global security challenges.

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Senate Prepares To OK Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Despite Obama Veto Threat

2 hours 15 min ago

Sixty senators support the measure, but it doesn't appear to have enough backing to override a presidential veto. A vote could come as early as today. The House approved a similar measure this month.

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Treasure Hunter Who Disappeared With Shipwreck Loot Appears In Court

2 hours 33 min ago

Tommy Thompson, who found one of the most lucrative wrecks in history, had been living under an assumed name after failing to appear in a lawsuit brought by the recovery project's backers.

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U.S. Classifies Some Basic Statistics About Afghan Security Forces

3 hours 9 min ago

The watchdog in charge of Afghan reconstruction said the classification threatens its ability to publicly account for the billions of dollars spent each year on Afghan forces.

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U.S. Classifies Some Basic Statistics About Afghan Security Forces

3 hours 9 min ago

The watchdog in charge of Afghan reconstruction said the classification threatens its ability to publicly account for the billions of dollars spent each year on Afghan forces.

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Portugal To Offer Citizenship To Descendants Of Expelled Jews

3 hours 10 min ago

Portugal's Jews were expelled, burned at the stake or forcibly converted to Christianity 500 years ago. The government says it wants to right a wrong. Spain approved a similar law last year.

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Portugal To Offer Citizenship To Descendants Of Expelled Jews

3 hours 10 min ago

Portugal's Jews were expelled, burned at the stake or forcibly converted to Christianity 500 years ago. The government wants says it wants to right a wrong. Spain approved a similar law last year.

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Cleveland Hospitals Grapple With Readmission Fines

3 hours 52 min ago

The Cleveland Clinic has seen its Medicare penalties go down, while those paid by hospitals that serve many of Cleveland's poorer residents have gone up.

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At Least 3 Dead, Dozens Injured In Explosion At Mexico City Maternity Hospital

3 hours 58 min ago

A gas tank truck exploded while servicing the maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City. Fifty-four people were hurt and an unknown number remained trapped.

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French Police Question 8-Year-Old Over Alleged Support For Paris Gunmen

5 hours 11 min ago

The third-grader allegedly refused to observe a minute of silence in school following the attack on Charlie Hebdo. Police say he also expressed solidarity with the gunmen. He has not been charged.

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Sri Lanka Plans Probe Into Alleged Atrocities During Civil War

5 hours 13 min ago

The country's new government says it is thinking of a new investigation into reports of extrajudicial killings in the closing chapter of the island nation's 26-year civil war.

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Jordan Demands Proof Of Life From ISIS Militants

5 hours 42 min ago

The country wants to know if the Jordanian pilot being held by the Sunni militants is still alive. The Islamic State said it would kill the pilot if a convicted terrorist was not released by sunset.

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U.S. Scientist Jailed For Trying To Help Venezuela Build Bombs

6 hours 6 min ago

Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni was sentenced to five years in jail after he told FBI agents, who were posing as Venezuelan officials, that he could design and supervise the building of 40 weapons.

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Raúl Castro Demands Return Of Guantánamo Before Normalizing Ties With U.S.

7 hours 1 min ago

In a speech at a summit of Latin American countries, President Raúl Castro said the rapprochement would not make sense otherwise.

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Castro Demands Return Of Guantánamo, Before Normalizing Ties With U.S.

7 hours 1 min ago

In a speech at a summit of Latin American countries, President Raúl Castro said the rapprochement would not make sense otherwise.

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Malaysia Says Disappearance Of MH370 Was An Accident

8 hours 5 min ago

While the aircraft has yet to be found, the government also said it presumes all 239 people onboard are dead.

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Obama's Budget Would Undo Broad, Automatic Cuts Made In 2013

9 hours 33 min ago

The across-the-board spending cuts, known as the sequester, reduced defense and domestic budgets by hundreds of millions each. Republicans are expected to fiercely defend that plan.

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Examining The Sinister Background Of Argentina's Spy Agency

9 hours 54 min ago

The mysterious death of an Argentine prosecutor has renewed scrutiny of the country's Intelligence Secretariat, which conducts domestic surveillance on a scale reminiscent of the former Soviet Union.

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