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Midday Roundup: Comcast merger falls apart to the delight of Netflix

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | No deal. Cable giant Comcast confirmed today it no longer wants to buy the No. 2 company in the industry, Time Warner. If the $45.2 billion merger had gone…

Was sacrifice of Ramadi dead in vain?

By Cal Thomas
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Iraq | “… that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain …” —Abraham Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address While the U.S. military in…

New forensics methods could help ID remains of Pearl Harbor victims

By Michael Cochrane
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History | When Japanese torpedoes sank the battleship USS Oklahoma on Dec. 7, 1941, 429 sailors and Marines lost their lives. In the years immediately following the war,

Military exercises evoke Cold-War tension in Eastern Europe

By Michael Cochrane
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Europe | Hundreds of U.S. military combat vehicles and dozens of fighter aircraft have been arriving in the tiny Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and…

Army wrestles with competing intel analysis software tools

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The military acquisition system is supposed to provide the weapons, equipment, and tools service members need to defend the country. But when it wasn’t…

Bergdahl charged with desertion, faces life in prison

By Lynde Langdon
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Military | Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the captive for whom President Barack Obama traded five Taliban operatives, faces misconduct charges that carry a maximum penalty of life…

Globe Trot: White House fight with Netanyahu not over yet

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISRAEL: Did State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf without irony really call Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s rhetoric “confused” today?

GOP defense-spending fight highlights balanced budget challenges

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Divisions among Republicans over how best to fund the Pentagon may highlight some of the difficulties the GOP-controlled Congress will have in passing a…

Navy denies chaplain’s request for religious accommodation

By Michael Cochrane
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Religious Liberty | A Navy chaplain facing possible dismissal based on alleged statements made to sailors during private counseling sessions has been denied a formal request for…

Can the new VA advisory committee prescribe real change?

By Maria Baer
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Military | PHOENIX—Last Friday, on his way back east after a fundraiser and a reading of his “mean tweets” on Jimmy Kimmel Live , President Barack Obama stopped in…

Navy attempts to dismiss Christian chaplain for faith-based counseling

By Michael Cochrane
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Religious Liberty | In an apparently unprecedented move, the Navy is initiating action to dismiss a decorated and highly respected chaplain based on alleged statements he made to…

Midday Roundup: Off-duty agents crash into White House barricades

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Disorderly conduct. Two Secret Service agents are accused of driving into a security barrier at the White House after a night of partying. The incident…

 
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