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April 30, 2013
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MIA Green Beret found?

Updated A Green Beret who was listed MIA when his helicopter was shot down on a Laos mission in 1968 has been found living in a remote Vietnam village, according to a documentary that debuted on Tuesday at a film …

April 30, 2013
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Phishing for Syria

Forget about weapons of mass destruction, what about weapons of media destruction. With one tweet — Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured – the group that calls itself the Syrian Electronic Army sent the Dow into a nose dive last …

April 29, 2013
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Jailhouse rock

The strange case of poisoned pen letters sent to political leaders gets stranger by the day. First, an Elvis impersonator from Tupelo was nabbed. No ricin was found on his premises, and he was released. During questioning, however, he fingered …

April 26, 2013
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9/11 landing gear found

More than a decade after two hijacked airliners were flown into the World Trade Center, a piece of landing gear from one of the doomed planes was found wedged between buildings in Lower Manhattan, an NYPD spokesman said today. Early …

April 26, 2013
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‘I don’t want to die’

A gas station’s policy of “cash only” helped the Boston bombers’ carjacking victim to escape, he told the Boston Globe in an extensive interview published on Friday. It was the quick action of the 26-year-old Chinese entrepreneur, and the tracking …

April 26, 2013
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Pooh bear was a spy. Bother.

Perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised that the man who wrote “people say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day” worked for the government. A.A. Milne — the (real) father of Christopher Robin and whimsical progenitor to Winnie-the-Pooh — was …

April 25, 2013
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Game changer in Syria?

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who’s on a tour of the Mideast, told reporters on Thursday: “Our intelligence community does assess, with varying degrees of confidence, that the Syrian regime has used chemical weapons on a small scale in Syria, specifically, …

April 25, 2013
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Reagan’s gold standard

It’s generally acknowledged that then-President Reagan set the standard for speeches on a former opponent at the dedication of a presidential library. In 1986, he came to Atlanta not to bury Carter, but to praise him.

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