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A stranger thought I was exploiting my daughters

As I focused on the image in my camera's viewfinder, the girls stood in their usual spot.

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At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

WASHINGTON — The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials.

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Pakistani premier denies asking army to mediate

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s prime minister on Friday denied asking the country’s military chief to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters who have camped for two weeks outside parliament in the capital, Islamabad, demanding his resignation over alleged voting fraud.

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Military pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday.

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Stepping back into the fray

Stepping back into the fray

Obama should formulate a coherent goal and a strategy to achieve it.

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Ukraine accuses Russia of escalating conflict

Ukraine accuses Russia of escalating conflict

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had “outright lied” about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict.

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UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria

UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria

UNITED NATIONS — An armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said.

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Europe seeks role in postwar Gaza

Europe seeks role in postwar Gaza

JERUSALEM — European nations are offering to help enforce the cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, a scenario that could provide key international backing for maintaining the peace and step up the pressure on Hamas militants to relinquish power.

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In Senate-CIA fight on interrogation report, another controversy

In Senate-CIA fight on interrogation report, another controversy

WASHINGTON — The background of a key negotiator in the battle over a Senate report on the CIA’s use of interrogation techniques widely denounced as torture has sparked concerns about the Obama administration’s objectivity in handling the study’s public release.

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Skimmings

Skimmings

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan accelerated the transformation of mercenaries from covert to indispensable.

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Charges against US Customs agent dropped

Charges against US Customs agent dropped

Federal authorities are dropping charges against a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer.

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Doug Ducey: Fighting for Arizona’s defense assets

Doug Ducey: Fighting for Arizona’s defense assets

In preparation for America’s longest combat engagement drawing to a close in December, the nation’s civilian and military leaderships in Washington are weighing potential threats against needed assets and capabilities. At first glance, the facts seem grim for any state with major defense ope…

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