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The Airline Electronics Ban Came After Militants Said They Want To Hide Bombs In Laptops: US Official

March 22, 2017
Nancy Youssef | Buzzfeed News
The U.S. ban on passengers taking certain electronics on flights was spurred by increased chatter in recent weeks from militants saying they want to hide explosives in computers.
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TSA, DHS Will Bar Electronic Devices on Some Overseas Flights

March 21, 2017
Pete Williams | NBC News
On Tuesday the TSA and DHS will announce temporary restrictions on the type of electronic devices that can be carried on-board certain flights.
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Trump passes blame for Yemen raid to his generals: ‘They lost Ryan’

March 1, 2017
Abby Phillip | The Washington Post
Weeks after a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in a covert mission in Yemen, Trump has resisted accepting responsibility for authorizing the mission.
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Remembering Shimon Peres and his pursuit of Middle East peace

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September 10, 1993
As President Obama and other world leaders attend the funeral of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres, we look back at one of Peres' biggest pursuits during his decades-long career: Middle East Peace.
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Joe Biden Attempts to Smooth Relations With Turkey

August 25, 2016
Carol Lee, Thomas Grove | The Wall Street Journal
Vice President Joe Biden struck a conciliatory tone during a daylong visit to Turkey, as the Obama administration tries to smooth over thorny relations after last month’s failed coup.
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A Saudi Imam, 2 Hijackers and Lingering 9/11 Mystery

June 18, 2016
Mark Mazzetti, Scott Shane | The New York Times
Inside an opulent palace in Riyadh late one evening in February 2004, two American investigators interrogated a man they believed might hold answers to one of the lingering mysteries of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks: What role, if any, did officials in Saudi Arabia’s government play in the plot?
John Kerry
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Legacy of a Secret Pact Haunts Efforts to End War in Syria

May 17, 2016
David Sanger | The New York Times
One hundred years ago on Monday, Britain and France signed a secret agreement carving out “spheres of influence” that ultimately created the modern Middle East.
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RNC meets in Florida, the Sanders movement, a redacted 9-11 report and remembering Prince

April 22, 2016
Republicans prep for an open convention and remembering music icon Prince.
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