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Pentagon: Anthrax Transferred To Nine States

The DoD says there is no threat to the general public.

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AG Lynch Calls On Senate To Extend Patriot Act, Pass Provisions

The Attorney General said the Senate should end their week-long recess and extend the Patriot Act, and phone collection data provision, before its expiration Sunday.

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Pentagon Welcomes Ramadi Counteroffensive, Chastises Iraqi Military

The Pentagon backed up comments made by Defense Sec. Ashton Carter, who told CNN on Sunday that the Iraqi’s in Ramadi lacked the will to fight.

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Obama Issues Warning To Russia Over Ukraine Aggression

Following a meeting with NATO leader, Obama told reporters that Russia needs to ease tensions over their “increasingly aggressive posture” in Ukraine

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Photos: Obama Honors Service Members At Arlington Cemetery

President Obama traveled to Arlington National Cemetery Monday to marks the first Memorial Day during his presidency where the U.S. “is not engaged in a major ground war.”

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White House Defends Strategy Against Islamic State

In an inteview with The Atlantic, Obama said that while there have been tactical setbacks against ISIS, ultimately it is because “these are not Iraqi security forces that we have trained or reinforced.”

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Senate Plans Saturday Vote As Patriot Act Deadline Looms

The Senate will be postponing its Memorial Day recess.

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CENTCOM On Ramadi Fall: “It Is What It Is”

CENTCOM would not release figures on how large the ISIL attack force was, or how many civilians and ISIL terrorists remain in the city.

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U.S. Skeptical Of North Korean Nuclear Weapons Claim

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North Korea on Wednesday claimed that it was now able to miniaturize nuclear warheads.

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Pentagon: Iranian Cargo Ship Now Under Armed Escort To Yemen

“We are monitoring the Iranian ships every step of the way,” Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren told reporters.

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Thursday, May 28

● Robocall lobbyists were too brazen

● Non-employer businesses grew slightly in 2013

● Big retail muscles in on veterinarians

● Factory farms grow bigger

● Joblessness in the states

● Fined for power wheelchair scam

The Day Ahead – May 28, 2015

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The U.N. highlights Iraq’s threatened cultural heritage sites and FIFA’s president seeks another term at the job during the annual meeting of soccer’s governing body.

In New York, Two Chimps Earn Their Day in Court

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In a historic first, a U.S. court holds a habeas corpus hearing on behalf of a non-human.

Exclusive: Day 13 Of Hunger Strike For Former South Sudan Slave

Simon Deng outside the White House during day thirteen of his hunger strike. May 27, 2015. Photo/TRNS William McDonald

Simon Deng is pleading for the U.S. to take more action over the humanitarian crisis unfolding in South Sudan, saying “don’t let me die in front of the White House.”

Pentagon: Anthrax Transferred To Nine States

The DoD says there is no threat to the general public.

The World in 2:00 – May 27, 2015

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A pair of chimpanzees made history today as a New York court hosted a habeas corpus hearing to determine the legality of keeping them as research subjects.