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Pentagon Has Sold Weapons To Israel Since Gaza Conflict Began

DoD Press Secretary said On July 20th Israel requested ammunition from the Pentagon, three days later the weapons “were therefore delivered to the Israeli Defense Force.”

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Pentagon To Send DoD Advisors To Ukraine, Assessing Additional Support

The team will travel to Ukraine next week, compromising of 3-5 DoD civilians and contractors with expertise “to address their mid- and long-term needs through support for defense institution building, training, education, and other assistance.”

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Pentagon: Russian Forces Continue Movement Along Ukraine Border

Pentagon Press Secretary Adm. John Kirby considers the Russian forces “capable across a wide spectrum of military operations.”

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Hagel Phones Ukraine Counterpart, Pledges Support

Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey requested additional security assistance from the U.S. during the phone call, but the Pentagon would not specify what type of aid was requested.

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Pentagon: Russia Likely Transferring Heavy Weapons Into Ukraine

Ukrainian separatists could be heavily equipped with tanks, armored vehicles and rockets “potentially today”

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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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Friday, November 27

● 24 more American terrorists added to list

● Tips for year-end charity giving

● Fortune’s path isn’t paved with licked envelopes

● Who watches the watchdog?

● Manatees no match for lobbyists and politicians

● FOIA suit seeks expense records for Obama protection

The World in 2:00 – November 25, 2015

The World in 2:00

The U.N. warns that political crisis in Burundi is dragging the country toward civil war.

DHS Releases Video On Refugee Vetting Process

Refugees wait for food deliveries at Syria's Yarmouk camp. February 26,2014. UN Photo/UNRWA.

“We can continue to ensure our own security, while doing our share to welcome refugees fleeing violence,” Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said.

Wednesday, November 25

● USPIRG releases 30th annual toy safety report

● 86,000 Syrian immigrants live in the U.S.

● Atheist “nativity” celebrates Bill of Rights

● Doctors endorse wider use of generic drugs

● Post office starts “Letters FROM Santa”

● Girls’ toy list: Barbie soars as Frozen fades