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State And Pentagon Confirm Russia Is Firing Into Ukraine

The Pentagon confirmed, following the State briefing, that Russia is firing into Ukraine, targeting military posts.

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Hagel Offers To House Additional Undocumented Children, Extend Base Leases

The Pentagon currently houses 2,500 undocumented children, on three military bases, who have fled Central America where crime is on the rise.

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Pentagon: Russia Continues To Supply Weapons To Separatists

Pentagon Spokesman Col. Steve Warren said that Russia continues to supply the Ukrainian separatists with weapons and “includes training on air defense systems.”

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Pentagon: Separatists Likely Had Russian Help

The SA-11 Russian-built surface-to-air missile system could have easily been crossed into the border of eastern Ukraine with the assistance of the Russians, the Pentagon said.

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Defense Appropriations Bill Approved By Full Committee

The bill, which passed unanimously via a voice vote, budgets $549.3 billion in base and overseas contingency operation funding.

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Former POW Bergdahl Hires Lawyer

Bergdahl was released by the Taliban on May 31st in exchange for five members being held at Guantanamo Bay.

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Hagel Reviewing First Assessments On Iraq

The assessments, conducted over a three week period, will be used to determine how the U.S. can assist the Iraqi Security Forces in combating militant groups inside the country.

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Pentagon: F-35 Fighter Jets Return To Limited Flight Status

The fighter jets are on a limited return to flight status as the investigation continues into the cause of an engine fire.

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Bergdahl Headed Back To Active Duty

U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. (Photo/ United States Army)

With his therapy and reintegration process now complete, officials are free to question Bergdahl about the circumstances surrounding his disappearance.

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Pentagon: Bergdahl Photo Is “100% Propaganda”

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was held by the Taliban for five years and was released in exchange for five Guantanamo Bay detainees.

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Pentagon: SecDef To Decide On U.S. – Turkish Military Negotiations

Turkey has granted clearance of manned and unmanned U.S. aircraft from Turkish bases.

New York City’s LaGuardia Airport to Be Fully Rebuilt

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Vice President Joe Biden reportedly helped fast-track regulatory approval for the project after calling the airport “third world” last year.

The World in 2:00 – July 27, 2015

The World in 2:00

The Obama Administration balances diplomatic engagement with human rights principles in Kenya, Cuba and Malaysia.

Pentagon: Carter Reviewing Base Security Recommendations

U.S. military bases remain at the third highest level of “Bravo” since 24-year-old Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez killed five service members at a Navy-Marine recruiting office in Chattanooga, TN, on July 16.

Human Rights, Faith Leaders Admonish State’s Trafficking Report

Human rights and faith advocates are describing Malaysia’s human trafficking update as ‘shocking’, ‘shameful’ and ‘horrific’

McCarthy Says House Won’t Take Up Senate Highway Bill

Lawmakers have until a July 31 deadline to pass a highway bill otherwise states will lose money for transit infrastructure projects.