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Former Gulf Cartel Member Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for International Drug Trafficking

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Ediel Lopez Falcon, a member of the Gulf Cartel, was sentenced today to serve 18 years in prison for conspiring to import multi-ton quantities of cocaine and marijuana into the United States.  Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) made the announcement.

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Huntsville, Alabama, Police Officer Convicted of Excessive Use of Force and Obstruction of Justice

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A federal jury in Huntsville, Alabama, convicted Huntsville Police Department Officer Brett Russell, 48, of deprivation of rights under color of law for assaulting and injuring G.H., a detainee, as well as obstruction of justice for filing a false police report regarding this incident.

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Defeating Terror Groups Will Take Long-Term Effort, Commander SaysThis story contains video.

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Votel Talks Global Security, Aspen, CO, United States
℠2015 – Army General Joseph L. Votel, commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, spoke at this year’s Aspen Security Forum in Aspen, CO July 24 to address issues concerning global security and countering ISIL. The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC.

 

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DoD Releases Report on Security Implications of Climate Change

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2015 – Global climate change will aggravate problems such as poverty, social tensions, environmental degradation, ineffectual leadership and weak political institutions that threaten stability in a number of countries, according to a report the Defense Department sent to Congress yesterday.

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Nuclear Deal Limits Iran, Not the Defense Department

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2015 – The U.S.-Iran nuclear agreement limits Iran’s ability to produce a nuclear bomb but puts no limits on the Defense Department or the United States, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told a Senate panel today.

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Airstrikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

SOUTHWEST ASIA, July 31, 2015 – U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.

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Biggest Gun Grab in American History

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Obama Administration has already disarmed over 200,000 veterans! News Minute from the NRA Institute for Legislative Action, Jennifer Zahrn reports that, in what would be the largest gun grab in American history, the Obama Administration is seeking to disarm millions of elderly Americans and others who receive Social Security benefits through a representative payee.

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Work Pledges Transparency in DoD Laboratory Review

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2015 – Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work today promised transparency in the Defense Department’s comprehensive review of its laboratory procedures, processes, and protocols associated with inactivating spore-forming anthrax.

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Airstrikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

SOUTHWEST ASIA, June 4, 2015 – U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.

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Kendall to Lead DoD Anthrax Laboratory Review Team

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2015 – The Defense Department’s top acquisitions official will lead a comprehensive review of DoD’s laboratory procedures, processes and protocols associated with inactivating spore-forming anthrax, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work announced yesterday.

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