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Israeli Vote Will Slow Nation's Move To The Right

Posted: 01/22/2013 - Benjamin Netanyahu's party wins but the centrists do well, exit polls say. Yesh Atid comes in second, Labor third according to those polls. Will the new government be more centrist or move right?

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New Questions Raised for Benghazi Hearing

Posted: 01/22/2013 - Sources say Hillary Clinton is expected to face questions about cables suggesting that slain envoy Christopher Stevens had proposed moving the Benghazi compound.

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Prince Harry Says He Killed Taliban Fighters

Posted: 01/21/2013 - According to the Press Association's pool report, 28-year-old Prince Harry said he took enemy fighters "out of the game" during his 20-week posting in Afghanistan.

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Fort Riley To Break Ground On New Middle School

Posted: 01/16/2013 - The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley in conjunction with Unified School District 475 will host the Fort Riley Middle School ground breaking ceremony, 1 p.m., Jan. 22 on the same property, adjacent to the current school.

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Forbes, McConnell Announced As Finalists For KC-46A Tanker Program

Updated: 01/09/2013 - Today, U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) announced that the United States Air Force recognized the critical role Kansas plays in our national security and global air mobility by selecting both McConnell Air Force Base (AFB) in Wichita and Forbes Airfield in Topeka as finalists for the basing of the KC-46A tanker program.

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Hagel Nominated for Defense; Vows to Fight "Distortions"

Posted: 01/07/2013 - President Obama says the ex-senator from Nebraska is "the leader that our troops deserve".. Hagel says he's eager to "set the record straight" about where he stands on issues, after being criticized by Republicans for his position on Iraq, Iran and Israel.

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Amid Building Tension, Obama Nominates Hagel As Defense Secretary

Updated: 01/07/2013 - After weeks of speculation, President Obama formally tapped former Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., to be defense secretary today, inviting a potential nominating battle from members of both sides of the aisle even as he prepares for several tough legislative fights in the coming months.

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Secretary of State Clinton Plans Return to Work Next Week

Posted: 12/27/2012 - Hillary Clinton has been sidelined for three weeks after bouts with the stomach flu, and a concussion when she fainted. She'ss promised to testify next month before congressional committees about the attack on the US diplomatic office in Benghazi, Libya.

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General Norman Schwarzkopf, "Stormin' Norman," Dies at 78

Updated: 12/27/2012 - General Schwarzkopf commanded U.S. led-coalition forces during the 1991 Gulf War. He began his military career in 1956 as a second lieutenant. He was combat veteran of the Vietnam War before achieving popularity in the Desert Storm Operation.

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Terror Suspect Arrested in United Arab Emirates

Posted: 12/27/2012 - Members of a suspected terrorist cell aiming to carry out attacks in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia have been arrested, the official Emirates News Agency reported Wednesday.

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PHOTOS: Fort Riley Troops Celebrate Christmas In Afghanistan

Posted: 12/25/2012 - Two Fort Riley-based 1st Infantry Division units, the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and the Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, spent Christmas Day this year at combat outposts across eastern Afghanistan.

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Obama Makes It Official, Taps John Kerry for Secretary of State

Posted: 12/21/2012 - Secretary Clinton praises the choice and says Kerry "has proven his mettle" .. Obama says Kerry has 'played a central role' in foreign policy for nearly three decades. His confirmation is considered to be a sure thing among his colleagues.

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Jockeying Heats Up In Pending Massachusetts Senate Race

Posted: 12/20/2012 - If President Obama taps John Kerry to take Hillary Clinton's place as the nation's top-ranking Cabinet official, Kerry would have to resign his Senate seat after what many predict would be a relatively smooth confirmation process.

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At Benghazi Hearing, State Says "We Have To Do Better"

Posted: 12/20/2012 - The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing with State Department Deputy Secretary of State William Burns and Deputy Secretary of State Thomas Nides Thursday. An independent review panel said serious bureaucratic mismanagement was responsible for inadequate security at the mission in Benghazi, Libya,

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