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December 11, 2017 - 2:52 pm
(Photo FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images) By Jonathan Kaupanger Sex with patients, hiding money in Vaseline containers, the False Claims Act, thieving relatives, and it wouldn’t be 2017 without some inappropriate groping. Welcome to the October investigation highlights from VA’s Office of...
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December 08, 2017 - 4:21 pm
A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by US special forces, monitors the a from a building near Raqa's stadium as they clear the last positions on the frontline on October 16, 2017 in the Islamic State (IS) group jihadists crumbling stronghold. (Photo credit should read BULENT...
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December 08, 2017 - 11:42 am
(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images) By Matt Saintsing More than 1,300 members of the California National Guard have been mobilized to help fight rapidly growing wildfires that have already engulfed more than 100,000 acres in Southern California. The recently activated forces are providing security...
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December 08, 2017 - 9:58 am
(Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images) LOUISVILLE — The remains of a recently identified Kentucky sailor who was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 76 years ago will be buried with full military honors. A Defense Department statement says 35-year-old Navy Fireman 1st Class Samuel W...
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December 07, 2017 - 7:05 pm
(ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) WASHINGTON — Congress passed a stopgap spending bill to prevent a government shutdown this weekend and buy time for challenging talks on a wide range of unfinished business on Capitol Hill. The shutdown reprieve came as all sides issued optimistic takes...
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December 07, 2017 - 1:38 pm
John Gerlaugh speaks to a small crowd at a kinetic hydro site in Panjshir Valley Afghanistan on October 18, 2017 (photo provided by Team Afghan Power) by Jake Hughes In Afghanistan, the Taliban likes to prey upon small, poor villages. It's their primary recruiting ground. But what if these villages...
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December 07, 2017 - 8:12 am
Lt. Jim Downing (Ret.) poses in his uniform. At 104, he is the second oldest known living Pearl Harbor survivor. (Courtesy of Jim Downing) By Matt Saintsing “We have been advised by Army and Navy intelligence that the island of Oahu is under enemy attack,” the first radio broadcast began. “The...
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