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Midday Roundup: U.S. delivers justice for Iraqis slain by Blackwater guards

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Long time coming. A federal jury in Washington on Wednesday convicted four former Blackwater security guards of slaughtering innocent Iraqis in 2007. The…

The return of security moms

By J.C. Derrick
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Campaign 2014 | National security concerns are an election force after a decade-long absence

Twitter sues over government surveillance

By Andrew Branch
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National Security | In a new spat over government spying, social media giant Twitter sued the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday over…

Midday Roundup: Secret Service admits bungling White House intrusion

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Not-so-secret grilling. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson faced some tough questions from Congress this morning after the media discovered the intruder…

Midday Roundup: Brantly donates blood to fellow Ebola victim

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Gift of life. Doctors have treated Rick Sacra, a missionary doctor who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, with serum extracted from blood donated by Kent…

The usual suspects

By Janie B. Cheaney
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National Security | The FBI has released its annual National Threat Assessment for Domestic Extremism, and it’s good to know the bureau is monitoring animal rights activists,

If ISIS attacks again, what will U.S. do?

By Cal Thomas
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Terrorism | The Obama administration is reportedly considering airstrikes in Syria against the terrorist group ISIS. The New York Times quotes “a top national security…

Midday Roundup: Former NOLA mayor gets 10-year corruption sentence

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Sentenced. Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will spend the next 10 years in prison for taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from businesses…

Hagel: War is full of imperfect choices

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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National Security | Defense secretary acknowledges he could have made different choices in negotiating Bowe Bergdahl's release

Midday Roundup: Portland high schoolers mourn dead classmate

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Another school in mourning. Police in the Portland, Ore., suburb of Troutdale still have not confirmed the identity of the gunman who killed a 14-year-old…

Globe Trot: Karachi airport reopens after brazen Taliban attack

By Mindy Belz
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International | PAKISTAN: The Karachi airport is open again after terrorists orchestrated a brazen five-hour siege—the largest-scale attack at the nation’s busiest…

Globe Trot: Did the U.S. negotiate with terrorists?

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: The release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is raising more questions than answers. Did President Barack Obama’s administration negotiate…

 
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