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Ft. Bliss: Hagel Bids Farewell With Budget Warning

The Defense Secretary concluded his two-day domestic trip with a speech at Fort Bliss, Texas.

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INVESTIGATION: Fort Hood Soldier Back From West Africa Dies At Home

The soldier was on emergency leave back home.

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Pentagon: CENTCOM Twitter Hacking A “Cyber Prank”


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CENTCOM Twitter, YouTube Accounts Compromised, Suspended


White House spokesman Josh Earnest cautioned that there is “a pretty significant difference between a large data breach and the hacking of a Twitter account.”

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Hagel Not Stopping At El Paso VA Clinic During Ft. Bliss Visit

The Defense Secretary will make a speech at Ft. Bliss, but will not visit the on-base clinic where a gunman allegedly shot and killed a doctor and himself this week.

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Kirby: ‘700 Square Kilometers’ Regained In Operation Inherent Resolve

The bombing campaign began in August.

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Defense Secretary Hagel Meets With Slovak Counterpart

The Slovak Republic is one of 60 coalition nations fighting ISIL in Operation Inherent Resolve

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Pentagon Announces Consolidations In Europe

15 U.S. military sites will be returned to their host nations

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Hagel: Paris Attack “Barbaric and Cowardly”

The Defense Secretary issued the following statement.

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Pentagon Releases List Of Operation Inherent Resolve Targets

The list includes 673 ISIL fighting positions.

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The World in 2:00 – November 25, 2015

The World in 2:00

The U.N. warns that political crisis in Burundi is dragging the country toward civil war.

DHS Releases Video On Refugee Vetting Process

Refugees wait for food deliveries at Syria's Yarmouk camp. February 26,2014. UN Photo/UNRWA.

“We can continue to ensure our own security, while doing our share to welcome refugees fleeing violence,” Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said.

Wednesday, November 25

● USPIRG releases 30th annual toy safety report

● 86,000 Syrian immigrants live in the U.S.

● Atheist “nativity” celebrates Bill of Rights

● Doctors endorse wider use of generic drugs

● Post office starts “Letters FROM Santa”

● Girls’ toy list: Barbie soars as Frozen fades

Pentagon: Russian Jet Was Flying Over Anti-Assad Rebel Area

Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said that U.S. forces heard the Turks give ten warnings to the two Russian pilots to leave the airspace.

Tunisia Declares State Of Emergency After Bus Blast Kills Presidential Guards

Tunisian President has declared a month-long state of emergency after the bus explosion carrying presidential guards killed 12 and injuring at least 17. Sources say the attack may have been linked the Islamic State group (ISIS).

US-Led Coalition Against IS to ‘Continue as Planned’ After Turkish Border Dispute With Russia

A spokesman for the US-led military campaign against IS confirmed Turkish claims that the downed Russian warplane was given ten warnings over a period of five minutes.