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Drone Shot Down Over Israel

Hezbollah has denied responsibility for the incursion into Israeli airspace.

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Hagel Arrives In Egypt After Two-Day Talks In Israel

Hagel has already visited Jordan and will follow with stops in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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Reid: Ricin May Have Been Discovered At Air Force Base

The Senate Majority Leader says another potential ricin-laced letter has been discovered at an Air Force base in Washington, D.C.

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U.S. Soldiers To Jordan-Syria Border

The Army personnel will consist of largely planners, replacing a similar number of United States forces that have been in Jordan for several months.

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Hagel To Visit Israel, Four Other Mid-East Countries

Hagel will travel to Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates.

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Pentagon Requests $220 Million For Israel’s Iron Dome

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel promised his Israeli counterpart, Defense Minister Ehud Barak, in March that the DoD will continue to support the defense missile system.

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Pentagon Cancels Drone Medal

Veteran advocacy groups and lawmakers were upset by the creation of the new medal since it would have precedence over other traditional awards, including the Purple Heart.

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Hagel To Visit Israel

Hagel will be making his first trip to Israel since taking the reins at the Pentagon in late February.

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Defense Secretary: Boston Bombings A Cruel Act Of Terror

Hagel said that when explosive devices are used it is a clear act of terror and vowed that an investigation will determine whether those responsible were foreign or domestic.

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Hagel Receives Resistance From Hill Over Budget Request

Hagel dismissed some lawmakers’ assertion that he received the Secretary position only to make drastic cuts to the defense budget.

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India’s Narendra Modi racked up billions in foreign investment this week, but one AIDS advocacy group says Modi needs to stand strong against US drug makers

Secret Service Chief Resigns

Julia Pierson’s resignation was accepted by Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson.

White House Jumping Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

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On September 19, Gonzalez allegedly scaled the White House fence and managed to enter the building before finally being apprehended by the United States Secret Service.

Boehner: Secret Service “Beset By A Culture Of Complacency And Incompetence”

The Speaker of the House said that the Secret Service Director’s Tuesday testimony “created more questions than answers”

Chairman Brady: Obamacare “Doing More Harm Than Good”

Rep. Kevin Brady, Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, made the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the rollout of the Affordable Care Act

Lawmakers: Marine Imprisoned In Mexico Close To Release

The House Foreign Affairs Committee conducted a hearing Wednesday with Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi’s mother and television personality Montel Williams.