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At Least 118 Dead In Nigerian Car Bomb Attack

While no group as claimed responsibility, a defense official told TRNS that “these attacks are indicative to what we have seen from Boko Haram.”

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Pentagon: No Russian Troop Movement From Ukraine Border

Russian President Vladimir Putin called for Russian troops to return to their home bases Monday.

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Pentagon Hosts Chinese Military Leader

With tensions high regarding disputed territorial regions in Asia between the U.S. and China, Gen. Fenghui and Gen. Martin Dempsey, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, held what both leaders considered “constructive” talks at the U.S. military headquarters.

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Pentagon To Review Manning Request For Hormone Therapy

Known formerly as Pvt. Bradley Manning, Chelsea Manning has requested hormone therapy from the Army while being held in custody.

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Hagel Urges Expanded Cooperation In Gulf Region

Addressing Defense Ministers of allied Middle East countries, Hagel also addressed the threat of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons.

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Pentagon Deploys Surveillance Flights Over Nigeria

The flights are being conducted in the Northeastern region of Nigeria in hopes of locating the nearly 300 school girls kidnapped last month by the terrorist group, Boko Haram.

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Hagel To Travel To Middle East Next Week

Hagel will wrap up his trip with a last stop in Israel to meet with top leaders.

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Pentagon Announces Military Exercises In Baltic Region

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Despite claims from Putin that Russian troops are pulling back from the Ukraine border, the Pentagon says no such movements are occurring.

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Pentagon: No Troop Withdrawal From Ukraine Border

Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed Wednesday that Russian troops have withdrawn from Ukrainian border.

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Pentagon To “Assist And Advise” In Nigerian Abductions

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Defense officials said that a small number of uniformed personnel will assist in the search for the nearly 300 missing school girls, but no military operations are being planned.

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The World in 2:00 – July 31, 2015

The World in 2:00

Beijing wins the 2022 Winter Olympics, Rio’s water is filthy ahead of next year’s Summer games and an Ebola vaccine is announced.

Energy Sec.: Iran Deal ‘Will Certainly Go Into Effect’

The Energy Cabinet member took to the White House press poduim in a push to roundup public support of the Iran deal

State Releases Second Batch Of Clinton Emails

Hillary Clinton holds her first town hall meeting event of the 2016 campaign in Dover, New Hampshire. July 16, 2015. Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS

The State Department originally said it would release all of the emails at once sometime in early 2016, but was quickly rebuffed by a court order.

Charleston Shooter Pleads Not Guilty

Mourners comfort each other following the massacre late Wednesday night in Charleston, SC. (Photo courtesy of the King Center)

If convicted, Roof could face the death penalty.

Obama Signs Highway Trust Fund Extension, Scolds Congress

“It’s a bad way for the US Government to do business,” Obama said.

Poll: Seniors Back Hillary Clinton

Jeb Bush and real estate tycoon Donald Trump trail at 12 percent and 11 percent.