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North Korean Military On High Alert

The South Korean Defense Ministry vowed a “thousandfold, ten-thousandfold retaliation” against the North’s aggression.

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Women’s History Month: DoD

This year the Pentagon lifted the ban on women serving in combat units.

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Poll: Americans Balk At Drone Strikes On U.S. Soil

The majority of U.S. citizens, however, strongly support drone strikes against non-U.S. citizens living abroad.

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3 Dead In Quantico Shooting

The shooter claimed the lives of a male and female victim before apparently turning the gun on himself, according to law enforcement officials.

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TRNS Interview: Veterans Wait-Listed For Physical And Mental Health Benefits

Ann Weeby, an event organizer for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), said over half a million returning troops who file Veterans Affairs claims will have to wait over 125 days before they are considered by the Department of Veterans Affairs to receive physical and mental health benefits.

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Pentagon Delaying Furlough Notices For Two Weeks

In a statement, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little attributed the delay to the recently-passed continuing resolution.

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DoD Mulling Additional Funds For Gitmo Amid Prisoner Hunger Strikes

The discussion comes at a time when the Pentagon is already facing large budget cuts due to sequester and pressure from detainees who have begun a hunger strike.

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ISAF Officer Brushes Off Increased Afghan Death Toll

“I think obviously this is what is going to happen to happen to Afghan Security Forces as we step back and increase and shoulder much of the combat operation burden,” Carter told reporters in a remote appearance from Afghanistan.

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Hagel Marks 10 Year Anniversary Of Iraq War

“Every man and woman who served in Iraq carries with them the scars of war.”

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Poll: Majority Of Americans View Iraq War As A Mistake

In 2011, 55 percent said that the invasion was in error and in 2008, a record high of 63 percent said it was a mistake.

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LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – October 25-27

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Elections in Tunisia and Brazil, and human rights reviews of Iraq, Iran and Egypt.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 24, 2014

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Ebola spreads to Mali, the Security Council attempts to strengthen Somalia’s arms embargo and a UN expert on immigration says it’s time for holistic reform.

Issa: CDC Chief Bumbled Ebola Response

Members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee were critical of Centers For Disease Control and the Department of Homeland Security.

NYC Mayor: New York City Fully Prepared to Handle Ebola

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A doctor who recently returned from Guinea was diagnosed with Ebola on Thursday at a New York City hospital.

Brownstein: Reducing Methane Emissions Helps Job Growth, Economy

Expanding the methane mitigation industry will help with job growth and protect the environment, according to the Chief Counsel of the U.S. Climate and Energy Program.

UN in Brief: Calm & Conflict for October 24, 2014

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UN staff returning from West Africa to ‘self-monitor’ for Ebola, human rights expert says immigration debate ‘toxic’ and Somali cargo inspections are approved.