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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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Afghan Candidate Claims Victory Despite Election Results

Obama phoned Abdullah urging the candidate to maintain calm among his supporters while the allegations of fraud are investigated.

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Pentagon: No Troops Will Perform Combat Missions In Iraq

As ISIL advances in the north, the Defense Secretary assured reporters that U.S. troops are in Iraq to assess the situation and will not be engaging in combat operations.

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Chuck Hagel Phones “Secretary Of Defense” And Soccer Champ Tim Howard

Chuck Hagel’s Wikipedia page was changed on Wednesday showing that Tim Howard has replaced Hagel as the U.S. secretary of defense

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Multiple Nations Offer Assistance To Iraq

The United States, Russia and Iran all have stakes in Iraq.

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Pentagon: U.S. Seeking Legal Protection For Iraq Bound Personnel

Press Secretary Adm. John Kirby is “”confident that the legal protections that are needed will be in place” to ensure troops will fall under U.S. military jurisdiction while in Iraq.

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Father Claims Son Died Trying To Rescue Bergdahl

Andy Andrews, father of Army 2nd. Lt. Darryn Andrews, testified Wednesday to a joint House subcomittee that his son was killed during battle while on a mission to locate Bergdahl.

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Coons Backs Iran Deal As Obama Inches Closer To Victory

Photo/Office of Sen. Chris Coons

“We are better off trying diplomacy first,” Coons said to The Washington Post.

The World in 2:00 – September 1, 2015

The World in 2:00

President Obama talks climate change in Alaska and Bolivia announces a major anti-capitalist climate summit to be held next month.

Sen. Casey Endorses Iran Deal

Bob Casey

“This agreement will substantially constrain the Iranian nuclear program for its duration, and compared with all realistic alternatives, it is the best option available to us at this time,” Casey said.

McConnell: We Don’t Have The Votes To Defund Planned Parenthood

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaking to reporters.

Conservatives have rallied around the cause after controversial videos of officials purportedly discussing the price for fetal tissue in undercover videos came to light.

Poll: 61% Of Trump Supporters Are Birthers

Just 21 percent correctly identify that President Barack Obama was born in the U.S.

Labor History In 2:00- 9/1

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The First Overnight Sleeping Car Ride