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King Abdullah II To Visit White House

The meeting between the two leaders is scheduled for Dec. 5 so that they can discuss ongoing issues in the Middle east.

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Pentagon: Sequestration Would Require “Drastic”, “Arbitrary” Cuts

The Department of Defense isn’t taking federal sequestration lying down.

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Pentagon Denies Ransom Paid For Bowe Bergdahl’s Release

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive in Afghanistan for five years, was traded for five Taliban commanders in May.

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U.S. Hostage Policy Under Review

The ransom policy will not be reconsidered, said White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest.

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Treasury Under Secretary: More Intel Needed On ISIS Financing

“We have good information. We need better information,” David Cohen, the Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, said to a House committee.

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U.S. To Host Multinational Conference To Defeat ISIS

The U.S. will host 200 representatives from 30 nations to develop military strategies to defeat the Islamic State

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Obama To Address Midterm Results

The President will also meet with Congressional leaders later this week.

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Hagel Considering Quarantine For All Troops Deployed To West Africa

The Army’s Chief of Staff has ordered a 21-day monitored isolation period for twelve troops who have returned from an operation in Liberia

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Justice Dept: “We Are On Notice. We Are All Targets”

According to Assistant Attorney General John Carlin the number of cybersecurity attacks have increased in the past year.

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Kerry Calls on North Korea to Release Americans

“We have made it clear that no apology or other statement is in the offing,” said Secretary of State John Kerry.

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Obama: Turkey Pardon 2014 “Fully Within My Legal Authority”

“I know some will call this amnesty, but don’t worry,” President Obama said. “There’s plenty of Turkey to go around.”

Justice Ginsburg Undergoes Heart Surgery

Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the Justice's Conference Room prior to Justice Elana Kagan's Investiture Ceremony. Photo/Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States

“As long as I can do the job full steam…I think I’ll recognize when the time comes that I can’t any longer,” Justice Ginsburg told Elle magazine in September, “But now I can.”

EPA Proposes Plan To Restrict Smog-causing Ozone

“Today’s proposal is about informing Americans about healthy air quality so they can protect themselves as well as their families,” said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.

400,000 Sign Up In First Week Of Obamacare

This year the numbers from the first week were trumpeted over Burwell’s Twitter account in a series of tweets, including how many people had used the call centers set up to help people enroll.

King Abdullah II To Visit White House

The meeting between the two leaders is scheduled for Dec. 5 so that they can discuss ongoing issues in the Middle east.

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UN rights experts urge President Obama to release a report on CIA interrogation practices and new projections of the likelihood of White Christmases until 2100.