New TSA Rules for Electronics

Posted by Associated Press on July 8, 2014
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WASHINGTON — Europe’s busiest airport — Heathrow in London — is telling passengers that they might not be allowed to take electronic devices onto planes if the device can’t be switched on, to show airport security that it isn’t actually a bomb.

U.S. officials have been concerned about new efforts by al-Qaida to produce a bomb that would go undetected through …

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2-1 Loss to Belgium Ends U.S. Run at World Cup

Posted by Associated Press on July 1, 2014
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SALVADOR, Brazil — They captured the eyes and hearts of a suddenly awakened soccer nation, who gathered in unprecedented numbers to watch the world’s game.

But the end of the ride came at the exact same point as four years ago: with an overtime loss in the World Cup’s round of 16.

Kevin De Bruyne finally …

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President Obama Is Sending Military Advisers Into Iraq

Posted by Associated Press on June 19, 2014
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WASHINGTON — Inching back into a fight he tried to leave behind, President Barack Obama announced Thursday he was dispatching 300 U.S. military advisers to Iraq to help quell the rising insurgency in the crumbling nation. He also challenged Iraq’s embattled leader to create a more inclusive government or risk his country descending into sectarian civil war.

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Benghazi Suspect In Custody For 2012 Attack

Posted by Associated Press on June 17, 2014
Gutted U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya after 2012 attack

Gutted U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya after 2012 attack

WASHINGTON — A Libyan militant suspected in the deadly Sept. 11, 2012, attack on Americans in Benghazi has been captured and will be tried in the U.S., the first apprehension of an alleged perpetrator in the assault that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others.

President Barack …

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Bergdahl Taliban Video Released

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on June 4, 2014
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The Taliban have released a video of the exchange of US soldier Bowe Bergdahl to American special forces after being a captive for five years.

The video features the captions “Don’ come back to afghanistan [sic]” He is patted down for hazards and a bag with his meager possessions is unceremoniously discarded by his rescuers. Then, after less than a minute on the ground, the helicopter …

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