The Obama State Department on beheading of James Foley: “This is not about the United States.” God help us. The surest way to get hit with another terrorist attack or war is to refuse to acknowledge a…nd accept reality -- including the reality of what is emerging to be one of the most dangerous national security threat since 9/11.
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National Guard soldiers at a shopping center parking lot in Ferguson, Mo., on Thursday. Credit Adrees Latif/Reuters. Continue reading the main story.
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JUST IN: Gov. Jay Nixon is ordering the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed bla…ck 18-year-old. http://cbsn.ws/1v291JR Ferguson, Missouri: Governor orders withdrawal of Missouri National Guard...
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Susan Poling's opinion, which does not carry the force of law, revealed for the first time the price tag of the operation in which U.S.
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The Department of Defense broke the law when it exchanged five Taliban detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for captive Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl this year, the Government Accountability Office said …today.
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Angels pitcher Garrett Richards is expected to be out six to nine months while recovering from a tear in the patellar tendon of his left knee.
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Credit Lauren Victoria Burke/Associated Press. Related Links. $16.65 Billion Mortgage Deal Nears for Bank of America (Aug. 20, 2014) · Interactive Timeline: Bank of America and the Financial Crisis · Documents on Bank of America.
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BofA pays $16.65 billion settlement in mortgage-backed security probe. Largest penalty ever for faulty loans. http://cir.ca/news/bank-of-america-sued-by-doj-and-sec-1
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Albert Reynolds: “He had the vision to see the opportunity and the courage to act on it. We should be very grateful to him for that,” said Tony Blair.