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U.S. GOVERNMENT Ready For MORE DRONES

  The Federal Aviation Administration's recent certification of two expensive unmanned aircraft for commercial use further opens up the U.S. market for drones, but cheaper unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will still have to operate in regulatory limbo. The drone industry was heartened by the FAA's decision in late July to greenlight Boeing Co's (BA.N) Insitu ScanEagle and AeroVironment Inc's (AVAV.O) Pu ...

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IRAN’S NEW PRESIDENT Reaches Out To U.S.

  Iran's incoming President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday offered an olive branch to the United States in talks on Tehran's disputed nuclear program, raising hopes of progress after years of stalemate. Rouhani, seen in the West as a relatively moderate leader, told his first news conference since taking the oath on Sunday that he was "seriously determined" to resolve the dispute and was ready to enter "ser ...

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Find Out What HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS Spent In Yemen Has Bought

  Reports that the Yemenis may have helped to foil a major terrorist plot against Western interests in the region point up the need for an effective security assistance program in a country now re-emerging as a frontline in what used to be called the war on terror. (Even if the Yemeni government itself finds the plot¬†a bit hard to believe.) It's also become equally clear that instability and a lack of ...

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Largest WARSHIP Since WWII Unveiled, BUT IT WASN’T MADE BY THE U.S. [PHOTOS]

  Japan has unveiled its biggest warship since World War II, a huge flat-top helicopter carrier. The ship is the largest surface combatant of the Japanese navyThe ship has raised eyebrows in China and elsewhere because it bears a strong resemblance to a conventional aircraft carrier. The Izumo, which has a flight deck that is nearly 250 metres (820ft feet) long, is designed to carry up to 14 helicopter ...

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HOLDER Can See DRONING AMERICANS On U.S. SOIL

  Attorney General Eric Holder is not entirely ruling out a scenario under which a drone strike would be ordered against Americans on U.S. soil, but says it has never been done previously and he could only see it being considered in an extraordinary circumstance. He began to winnow the list of those possible extraordinary circumstances Wednesday. In testimony Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Commi ...

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AMERICANS Told To LEAVE YEMEN

  A pair of suspected U.S. drone strikes killed four al Qaeda militants in Yemen as the United States maintained a heightened security alert in the country and urged all Americans to leave immediately. Security sources told CNN about the strikes but didn't offer additional details. A Yemeni official said four drone strikes have been carried out in the past 10 days. None of those killed on Tuesday were ...

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US FINALLY Done DRONING Pakistan?

  The US is looking to end drone strikes in Pakistan, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday. Kerry told a Pakistani television station that President Barack Obama has "very real timeline". "We hope it's going to be very very soon," according to a transcript of the interview provided by the State Department. "I believe that we're on a good track. I think the program will end as we have eliminated ...

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Rand Paul Stands Alone AGAIN

  Republicans overwhelmingly united with Democrats on Wednesday to continue funding aid to Egypt, despite U.S. law requiring a suspension of aid to countries that undergo a military coup. In a 86-13 vote, the Senate moved to table an amendment by Sen. Rand Paul that would've redirected $1.5 billion in aid to bridge construction and repair in the United States and suspend further aid to Egypt until the ...

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UNITED STATES HAS CONTRACTS WITH AL-QAEDA

Supporters of the Taliban and al-Qaeda in¬†Afghanistan¬†have been getting U.S. military contracts, and American officials are citing ‚Äúdue process rights‚ÄĚ as a reason not to cancel the agreements, according to an independent agency monitoring spending. The U.S. Army Suspension and Debarment Office has declined to act in 43 such cases, John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, sa ...

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US BOMBS KILL 80 ‘MILITANTS’ IN A SINGLE DAY

  A series of US airstrikes have claimed the lives of more than 80 people and severely injured several others in different regions of war-ravaged Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, local security sources say. According to Afghan security officials, one of the airstrikes took place on Tuesday in the central-eastern Logar Province where ten people were killed. The other rocked the northeastern province ...

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