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Channel NewsAsia
With fewer US troops in Afghanistan, pressure grows for more air strikesKABUL: Pressure is growing on the U.S. military to do more to help Afghan force
With fewer US troops in Afghanistan, pressure grows for more air strikes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 hours ago
KABUL: Pressure is growing on the U.S. military to do more to help Afghan forces repel the threat posed by Taliban militants, and commanders in Washington and Kabul agree that enhanced air power may be where it can make the most difference. With... Read more
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The Star
With fewer U.S. troops in Afghanistan, pressure grows for more air strikesKABUL (Reuters) - Pressure is growing on the U.S. military to do more to help A
With fewer U.S. troops in Afghanistan, pressure grows for more air strikes
The Star / Posted 11 hours ago
KABUL (Reuters) - Pressure is growing on the U.S. military to do more to help Afghan forces repel the threat posed by Taliban militants, and commanders in Washington and Kabul agree that enhanced air power may be where it can make the most... Read more
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DW
Are US troops getting drawn into combat in Afghanistan? | Asia |DW: According to Afghan officials, several hundred more US troops are on their
Are US troops getting drawn into combat in Afghanistan? | Asia |
DW / Posted 11 hours ago
DW: According to Afghan officials, several hundred more US troops are on their way to the southern Helmand Province to assist local security forces that have struggled in the face of a sustained Taliban insurgency. Do you think US troops are... Read more
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Reuters
With fewer U.S. troops in Afghanistan, pressure grows for more air strikesKABUL Pressure is growing on the U.S. military to do more to help Afghan forces
With fewer U.S. troops in Afghanistan, pressure grows for more air strikes
Reuters / Posted 11 hours ago
KABUL Pressure is growing on the U.S. military to do more to help Afghan forces repel the threat posed by Taliban militants, and commanders in Washington and Kabul agree that enhanced air power may be where it can make the most difference. With... Read more
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Air Force Times
Questions, frustration as women prepare to join combat unitsMilitary women are headed into combat posts. But that's just the start of their
Questions, frustration as women prepare to join combat units
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
Military women are headed into combat posts. But that's just the start of their fighting. As the military moves towards opening all jobs to all troops, regardless of gender, both advocates and critics on Capitol Hill are frustrated by the unanswered... Read more
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Philly.com
A healthy debate: was Obamacare designed to fail?Robert I Field, PhD, JD, MPH and Howard J Peterson, MHA Posted: Tuesday, Febru
A healthy debate: was Obamacare designed to fail?
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Robert I Field, PhD, JD, MPH and Howard J Peterson, MHA Posted: Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 9:33 AM The exchanges have produced no material benefit. Therefore, one might conclude that these exchanges were simply established to destroy commercial... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New reports discuss future demands facing VA health servicesThree reports that discuss the future demands facing the VA Health Care System,
New reports discuss future demands facing VA health services
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
Three reports that discuss the future demands facing the VA Health Care System, the current resources in the system and how care is provided to veterans outside the federal system have been released by the RAND Corporation. The reports, done as part... Read more
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TribLIVE
Defense analyst: Future battles to require heavier arms | TribLIVE Neighborhoods After more than a decade of fighting lightly arme
Defense analyst: Future battles to require heavier arms
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods After more than a decade of fighting lightly armed, irregular forces in Afghanistan and Iraq, U.S. forces face... Read more
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Deseret News
LDS Church's opposition does not necessarily doom medical marijuana bill, sponsor saysSALT LAKE CITY — The sponsor of a bill to legalize the medical use of marijuana
LDS Church's opposition does not necessarily doom medical marijuana bill, sponsor says
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — The sponsor of a bill to legalize the medical use of marijuana says The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' opposition to the legislation does not necessarily doom its passage. "Obviously, I’d always like everyone to... Read more
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The Space Review
Rethinking the national security space strategy: part 3“Most governments when asked to choose between war and peace are likely to choo
Rethinking the national security space strategy: part 3
The Space Review / Posted 2 days ago
“Most governments when asked to choose between war and peace are likely to choose peace because it looks safer. These same governments if asked to choose between getting the first or second strike will very likely choose the first strike…once they... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Social media is a rich source for security services -- if they can figure out how to use itSeen a flood of support for Russia's foreign policy on Twitter? Or a surge in s
Social media is a rich source for security services -- if they can figure out how to use it
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Seen a flood of support for Russia's foreign policy on Twitter? Or a surge in sympathy for Islamic State terrorists? It could be genuine. But it also might be the work of bots — automated social media accounts programmed to push a message out widely... Read more
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Reuters
Armed with new U.S. money, NATO to strengthen Russia deterrenceNATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg holds a news conference during a meetin
Armed with new U.S. money, NATO to strengthen Russia deterrence
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg holds a news conference during a meeting of the NATO foreign affairs ministers at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, December 1, 2015. BRUSSELS Backed by an increase in U.S. military spending,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Armed with new US money, Nato to strengthen Russia deterrenceThe allies are also expected to offer Moscow a renewed dialogue in the NATO-Rus
Armed with new US money, Nato to strengthen Russia deterrence
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
The allies are also expected to offer Moscow a renewed dialogue in the NATO-Russia Council, which has not met since 2014, about improved military transparency to avoid surprise events and misunderstandings, a senior NATO diplomat said. US plans for... Read more
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The Atlantic
Inside a Plot to Overthrow the President of the GambiaIn the dark hours of the morning on December 30, 2014, eight men gathered in a
Inside a Plot to Overthrow the President of the Gambia
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
In the dark hours of the morning on December 30, 2014, eight men gathered in a graveyard a mile down the road from the official residence of Yahya Jammeh, the president of the Gambia. The State House overlooks the Atlantic Ocean from the capital city... Read more
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FOX News
Russia ramping up military drills to Cold War levels, NATO saysRussia has stepped up its military maneuvers to a level unseen since the height
Russia ramping up military drills to Cold War levels, NATO says
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
Russia has stepped up its military maneuvers to a level unseen since the height of the Cold War, according to a new report released by NATO Thursday. Jens Stoltenberg, the alliance's secretary general and author of the report, noted that Moscow has... Read more
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NBC News
Want Obamacare Coverage By Jan. 1? The Deadline's HereTuesday's the last day for people to sign up for health insurance on the Obamac
Want Obamacare Coverage By Jan. 1? The Deadline's Here
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
Tuesday's the last day for people to sign up for health insurance on the Obamacare exchanges if they want coverage to start Jan. 1, and federal officials are making a last-minute push. This is the third year people will be able to buy federally... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Russia 'simulated a nuclear strike' against Sweden, Nato admitsTwo Tupolev Tu-22M3 strategic bombers escorted by four Sukhoi Su-27 jet fighter
Russia 'simulated a nuclear strike' against Sweden, Nato admits
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Two Tupolev Tu-22M3 strategic bombers escorted by four Sukhoi Su-27 jet fighters crossed the Gulf of Finland and came within 24 miles of Swedish territory off the island of Gotland, 100 miles from Stockholm, on March 29, 2013. They veered off after... Read more
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Wired News
When Good Drones Go BadLate in the summer of 2014, surveillance footage of Syria’s Tabqa air base show
When Good Drones Go Bad
Wired News / Posted 7 days ago
Late in the summer of 2014, surveillance footage of Syria’s Tabqa air base showed up on YouTube. That it was taken by ISIS forces is unremarkable. That it was shot with a DJI Phantom FC40—a popular consumer drone at the time, the kind you might have... Read more
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The Washington Times
Russia could overrun Baltics in 3 daysOn the same day the Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, announced new resources b
Russia could overrun Baltics in 3 days
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
On the same day the Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, announced new resources being sought to strengthen Eastern European defenses from any possible Russian aggression, a report from the RAND corporation was released and states that with current... Read more
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PhysOrg
Teachers reported moderate to major concerns prior to 2015 state testingPrior to the first round of K-12 standardized testing under Common Core educati
Teachers reported moderate to major concerns prior to 2015 state testing
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Prior to the first round of K-12 standardized testing under Common Core education standards last year, most teachers had moderate to major concerns about test difficulty and low student performance, according to new studies from the RAND... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New partnership aims to study underlying neurobiology and genetics of PTSD, TBICohen Veterans Bioscience today announced two new collaborative partnership eff
New partnership aims to study underlying neurobiology and genetics of PTSD, TBI
News-Medical-Net / Posted 11 days ago
Cohen Veterans Bioscience today announced two new collaborative partnership efforts that will provide critical research tools for understanding the underlying neurobiology and genetics of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain... Read more
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FOX News
Fighting the Zika virus: What public health officials need to doSad and portentous news of Zika virus, an exotic mosquito-borne disease that ma
Fighting the Zika virus: What public health officials need to do
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
Sad and portentous news of Zika virus, an exotic mosquito-borne disease that may be linked to brain damage in infants in Brazil, is emerging as a public health priority and rising in the public’s consciousness. El Salvador is the latest affected... Read more
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PhysOrg
Survey shows that voters see little difference between candidates on ideologyPresidential Candidates Popularity. Credit: RAND Corporation Although much has
Survey shows that voters see little difference between candidates on ideology
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
Presidential Candidates Popularity. Credit: RAND Corporation Although much has been written about the differences between "establishment" and "outsider" candidates in the U.S. presidential election, voters don't see each party's candidates as very... Read more
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The New Yorker
Marvin Minsky’s Vision of the FutureIn July of 1979, a computer program called BKG 9.8—the creation of Hans Berline
Marvin Minsky’s Vision of the Future
The New Yorker / Posted 15 days ago
In July of 1979, a computer program called BKG 9.8—the creation of Hans Berliner, a professor of computer Science at Carnegie-Mellon University, in Pittsburgh—played the winner of the world backgammon championship in Monte Carlo. The program was run... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Troops Urged to Take Survey Measuring Health, Alcohol Problems(ARMYTIMES) -- Service members are being asked to fill out an online survey abo
Troops Urged to Take Survey Measuring Health, Alcohol Problems
KCEN-TV / Posted 17 days ago
(ARMYTIMES) -- Service members are being asked to fill out an online survey about their health that could help the Defense Department spot possible health problems in the military. The 2015 Health Related Behaviors Survey is an anonymous... Read more
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Air Force Times
Troops urged to take survey measuring health, alcohol problemsService members are being asked to fill out an online survey about their health
Troops urged to take survey measuring health, alcohol problems
Air Force Times / Posted 17 days ago
Service members are being asked to fill out an online survey about their health that could help the Defense Department spot possible health problems in the military. The 2015 Health Related Behaviors Survey is an anonymous questionnaire, conducted... Read more
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Market Watch
One more nail in the coffin for using income-replacement rates for retirement planningThe income replacement rate (that being income immediately following retirement
One more nail in the coffin for using income-replacement rates for retirement planning
Market Watch / Posted 18 days ago
The income replacement rate (that being income immediately following retirement divided by income immediately preceding retirement) has become widely used as a measure of economic preparation for retirement. But a new study by Michael Hurd and... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Peace Train: Abolish all nuclear weaponsA "hair trigger" is a term that means nuclear missiles may be launched within 1
Peace Train: Abolish all nuclear weapons
Colorado Daily / Posted 20 days ago
A "hair trigger" is a term that means nuclear missiles may be launched within 15 minutes — be it by land, air or sea. Thousands of U.S. and Russian strategic nuclear warheads are currently on hair-trigger alert and ready for launch, headed 10 times... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Defending the Naira - to Devalue or to ControlBy Temitope Baiyewu and Tobi Oluwatola Floating the Naira without ensuring con
Defending the Naira - to Devalue or to Control
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
By Temitope Baiyewu and Tobi Oluwatola Floating the Naira without ensuring control first would have a severe economic impact. Are some people going to be offended, certainly, beginning with corrupt politicians and black market Kingpins. But that's... Read more
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The Washington Times
Pentagon wasted millions trying to rebuild Afghanistan: Internal reportThe Defense Department poured hundreds of millions of dollars into boondoggle d
Pentagon wasted millions trying to rebuild Afghanistan: Internal report
The Washington Times / Posted 21 days ago
The Defense Department poured hundreds of millions of dollars into boondoggle development programs in Afghanistan without caring how much they would cost, a government watchdog said Wednesday in a damning report that portrays a culture of... Read more
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Task & Purpose
8 Emerging Threats The Defense Department Will Face In 2016The United States entered 2016 amid a number of complex and growing threats. Th
8 Emerging Threats The Defense Department Will Face In 2016
Task & Purpose / Posted 22 days ago
The United States entered 2016 amid a number of complex and growing threats. Though some risks are greater than others, these threats are increasing in danger as they become more and more interconnected. Despite the fact that all threats pose... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Martin Luther King Day Celebration this morning at SGI in Santa MonicaCourtesy photo Senator Ben Allen and coalition founder Nathaniel Trives cut th
Martin Luther King Day Celebration this morning at SGI in Santa Monica
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
Courtesy photo Senator Ben Allen and coalition founder Nathaniel Trives cut the Coalition’s 30th Anniversary cake. Martin Luther King Day will be marked this morning in Santa Monica when 31st-Anniversary Celebrations continue as part of a three-day... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Group urges Vermont to look at health effects of marijuana legalizationA major public health group is urging lawmakers to consider the health risks as
Group urges Vermont to look at health effects of marijuana legalization
Bennington Banner / Posted 24 days ago
A major public health group is urging lawmakers to consider the health risks associated with legalizing marijuana. The Vermont chapter of the American Public Health Association, the VtPHA, released a list of policy proposals Wednesday, that... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Purcell: World on cusp of another industrial revolutionThe smart car is upon us and self-driving automobiles soon will be commonplace
Purcell: World on cusp of another industrial revolution
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 25 days ago
The smart car is upon us and self-driving automobiles soon will be commonplace — which was the buzz at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. In the past two or three years, computer processing has become powerful enough to rapidly manage and analyze massive... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
How banking and legalized marijuana might work in VermontSTEWAR LEDBETTER. REPORTER: APPEARING BEFORE THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, VERMONT'S
How banking and legalized marijuana might work in Vermont
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 27 days ago
STEWAR LEDBETTER. REPORTER: APPEARING BEFORE THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, VERMONT'S TOP BANKING REGULATOR, CALLED LEGALIZED MARIJUANA, A CHALLENGE, AND OPPORTUNUITY. YOU DON'T WANT UNMARKED VANS DRIVING AROUND HIGHWAYS WITH PILES OF MONEY IN THE BACK.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Educational gains by immigrants to US not as large as believed, study findsOne narrative about immigration to the United States is that descendants of mig
Educational gains by immigrants to US not as large as believed, study finds
PhysOrg / Posted 28 days ago
One narrative about immigration to the United States is that descendants of migrants achieve greater educational success than they would have in their native lands. But a new study finds that those gains, at least for many children and grandchildren... Read more
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Business Insider
One governor wants to invest $7.5 million in educating prisonersWhen New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a Harlem church this past Sunday that he w
One governor wants to invest $7.5 million in educating prisoners
Business Insider / Posted 28 days ago
When New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a Harlem church this past Sunday that he wanted to once again try to provide college classes for New York state prisoners, he told the mostly black and Latino congregation in front of him that something had been... Read more
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Daily Mail
Take the test that can tell you if you're a JERKTake the test that reveals if you're a JERK: Researchers reveal mathematical mo
Take the test that can tell you if you're a JERK
Daily Mail / Posted 29 days ago
Take the test that reveals if you're a JERK: Researchers reveal mathematical model to spot the selfish People from supportive and friendly environment learn to cooperate If you have ever wondered 'what's in it for me' before helping a stranger, it... Read more
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The Hindu
Save national security from the establishmentThe bungled response to the Pathankot attack underscores the need for a three-p
Save national security from the establishment
The Hindu / Posted 1 months ago
The bungled response to the Pathankot attack underscores the need for a three-pronged revamp: parliamentary oversight, a well-defined national security doctrine and an independent federal commission of accountability. Most terror attacks in India... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Patient recommendations for rheumatoid arthritis treatment: an interview with Dr NowellInterview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) Please can you outlin
Patient recommendations for rheumatoid arthritis treatment: an interview with Dr Nowell
News-Medical-Net / Posted 1 months ago
Interview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) Please can you outline the recent pilot program that evaluated the integral participation of patients in the development of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for rheumatoid arthritis? The... Read more

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