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Pentagon Plays Down U.S. Personnel’s Contact With Ebola Patients

The DoD issued a statement of correction after the top military brass leading the Ebola fight suggested that military personnel will be in direct contact with victims.

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White House Says U.S. Is Prepared To Stop Ebola Virus

The White House has stated this week that a travel ban from infected regions would not be useful in the fight against the disease which has ravaged much of West Africa

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U.S. Commander: Taliban Attacks In Afghanistan “Exaggerated”

Recent news of incursions by the Taliban in the Helmand and Nuristan provinces might have been a result of misinformation, says Gen. Campbell.

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U.S. And Afghanistan Sign Bilateral Security Agreement

Obama said the agreement “reflects our continued commitment to support the new Afghan Unity Government.”

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Pentagon Denies Knowledge Of Airstrikes Near Turkish Border

Pentagon Spokesman, Col. Steve Warren said he was unaware who may have conducted the airstrikes which reportedly targeted the Islamic State

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Pentagon Prepared For Prolonged ISIS Mission

“I would think in terms of years,” Mayville said.

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Syrian Rebels To Be Trained Over 8-12 Months

Pentagon Press Secretary Kirby said training will focus on “basic” military skills, focusing on organizational leadership and equipment proficiency.

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Pentagon: Troops Will Not Interact With Ebola Patients

“It’s important to remember the mission, the mission is to do some training, to build these units, and do some logistics, some transport, the movement of material,” Kirby said. “It is not to treat.”

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Dempsey Praises French Airstrikes Against Islamic State

France is the first nation, who has committed to assisting the U.S. led battle against the Islamic State, to conduct direct military strikes

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Pentagon Has Plan To Battle Islamic State In Syria

Hagel told members that a plan to take on ISIS is ready, but Obama has yet to sign off on it.

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Listen: Jindal Says 2016 Decision Could Come Mid-June

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R)

Jindal is waiting until Louisiana wraps up its current legislative session.

Report: DoJ Leaning Toward Opposing Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

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According to the report, lawyers have raised concerns that the proposed merger by Comcast would harm consumers.

Obama And Italian Leader Pledge Cooperation Over Extremism

Obama and the Prime Minister agreed that Italy is at a particular risk because of its geographic proximity to North Africa where violent extremism has grown in the last several years

Obama Defends New Trade Deal Policy

The new trade deal leaves some Democrats fearful of job outsourcing and lax labor and environmental regulations

Federal Court To Hear Arguments Over Obama’s Immigration Orders

The Obama administration is requesting an emergency stay on a ruling from a Texas judge who halted the president’s executive orders

Restoration

Thom Hartmann

Some activists are looking for natural solutions to climate change.