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Deaths raise questions about ways to aid abducted Americans

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:14pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration's reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism — and has also raised pressure on the White House to revise the nation's oft-criticized strategy for dealing with abducted Americans and their families. (...)
Categories: Politics

Aide to Mississippi Sen. Cochran arrested on drug charge

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:37pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An aide to Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi has been charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine after federal agents raided his home. (...)
Categories: Politics

Obama defends US intelligence after hostage deaths

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:28pm
MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — A day after revealing an intelligence failure that cost the lives of two al-Qaida hostages, President Barack Obama on Friday praised the nation's spying operations as the most capable in the world while promising a review aimed at preventing future mistakes. (...)
Categories: Politics

Attorney general bids farewell after 6-year tenure

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder bid farewell to the Justice Department on Friday after six years, outlining what he said were his major accomplishments and telling staffers they helped produce a "golden age" in the department's history. (...)
Categories: Politics

2 nuke launch officers face illegal drug charges

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:12pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two more Air Force nuclear missile launch officers have been charged with illegal drug use in cases stemming from an investigation that led to the disclosure last year of a separate exam-cheating scandal, the Air Force said Friday. (...)
Categories: Politics

White House to host tribal youth gathering in July

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:38am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is planning what it says will be the first-ever gathering of tribal youth in Washington. (...)
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Pentagon cites de-escalation of tensions over Iranian ships

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:24am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The prospect of a U.S.-Iranian confrontation over the potential delivery of Iranian weapons to rebels in Yemen has receded, Pentagon officials said Friday. (...)
Categories: Politics

Aide to Mississippi Sen. Cochran arrested on drug charge

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:20am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An aide to Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi has been charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine after federal agents raided his home. (...)
Categories: Politics

2 nuke launch officers face illegal drug charges

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:44am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force is charging two nuclear missile launch officers with illegal drug use. (...)
Categories: Politics

No trade breakthrough expected with Japan during Abe visit

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:39am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Washington next week comes amid heightened attention in Congress to an Asia-Pacific trade deal that has created a deep rift between President Barack Obama and members of his Democratic Party and whose central feature is liberalized commerce between the U.S. and Japan. (...)
Categories: Politics

Obama defends US intelligence after hostage deaths

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:41am
MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — A day after revealing an intelligence failure that cost the lives of two al-Qaida hostages, President Barack Obama on Friday praised the nation's spying operations as the most capable in the world while promising a review aimed at preventing future mistakes. (...)
Categories: Politics

Attorney general bids farewell after 6-year tenure

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:34am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder bid farewell to the Justice Department on Friday after six years, outlining what he said were his major accomplishments and telling staffers that they helped produce a "golden age" in the department's history. (...)
Categories: Politics

After drone killings, pressure for a new hostage strategy

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:20am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration's reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism — and has also raised pressure on the White House to revise the nation's oft-criticized strategy for dealing with abducted Americans and their families. (...)
Categories: Politics

Obama defends US intelligence after hostage deaths

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:31am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after revealing an intelligence failure that cost the lives of two al-Qaida hostages, President Barack Obama on Friday praised his spying operations as the most capable in the world while promising a review aimed at preventing future mistakes. (...)
Categories: Politics

Obama: Intel officers determined to protect innocent lives

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:11am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling members of the U.S. intelligence community that he appreciates their service and understands they don't take their work lightly. (...)
Categories: Politics

No trade breakthrough expected with Japan during Abe visit

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 7:43am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House does not expect President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh ah-bay) to announce a final agreement next week on trade talks between the two nations. (...)
Categories: Politics

After drone killings, pressure for a new hostage strategy

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 7:37am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration's reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism — and has also raised pressure on the White House to revise the nation's oft-criticized strategy for dealing with abducted Americans and their families. (...)
Categories: Politics

Attorney general to bid farewell after 6-year tenure

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 7:19am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder was bidding farewell to the Justice Department on Friday after six years as the nation's top law enforcement official. (...)
Categories: Politics

Pentagon cites de-escalation of tensions over Iranian ships

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 6:49am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The prospect of a U.S.-Iranian confrontation over the potential delivery of Iranian weapons to rebels in Yemen has receded, Pentagon officials said Friday. (...)
Categories: Politics

Attorney general to bid farewell after 6-year tenure

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 6:39am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder bids farewell to the Justice Department after six years as the nation's top law enforcement official. (...)
Categories: Politics