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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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Pentagon Will Continue Force Control In South Korea, Keep Current Troop Levels

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met Thursday with his South Korean counterpart, Minister Han Min-koo, where both leaders agreed that North Korea still poses a threat on the peninsula

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – November 21, 2014

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The E.U. moves to crack down on plastic bag use across the continent and Joe Biden visits Kiev, but omits mention of new non-lethal assistance to the country.

Obama Tells Congress to “Pass A Bill”

“Pass a bill because the actions I’ve taken are only a temporary first step,” said President Obama at Del Sol High School in Nevada.

Alleged FARC Member Extradited To U.S.

Diego Alfonso Navarrete Beltran was extradited to the U.S. for his alleged participation in the kidnapping of three American hostages

The Latest On The Claims Backlog At The Department Of Veterans Affairs

TRNS interviewed Allison Hickey, Under Secretary for Benefits in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Plague Outbreak Hits Madagascar

Tired of Ebola? Now, the World Health Organization is warning against the Plague in Africa.

The Latest On Ferguson, Immigration, The Middle East And More

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