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Investigation into military installation security clearance

About 83,000 Defense Department employees and contractors with security clearances have delinquent federal tax debts totaling $730 million, according to an internal government audit - @CNN

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Libya regional tensions

Photo: Pentagon releases images after Libya embassy evacuation - @WilliamsJon

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Pentagon spokesperson: Transfer of heavy caliber multiple rocket systems from Russia to Ukrainian separatists appears imminent - @Reuters, @NBCNews

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Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, July 17, 2014

Pentagon says it has 'strong evidence' Malaysia Airlines flight shoot down in Ukraine involved SA-11, also known as a 'Buk' - @R_Wall

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Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, July 17, 2014

Pentagon: 'Strains credulity' that separatists in Ukraine could use sophisticated missiles to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight 'without degree of Russian support' - @WilliamsJon

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Syrian civil war

Pentagon has developed plans for a small-scale training program for the Syrian opposition - @WSJ

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NSA surveillance programs leaked

Social media users' activities were recorded, analyzed in projects funded by US military - @GuardianUS

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Syrian chemical weapons removal

Military and civilian teams aboard the Cape Ray began neutralizing chemical weapons from Syria, a Pentagon spokesman says - @CBSEveningNews

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United States Department of Defense

US military grounds entire fleet of Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets pending engine inspections - @Reuters

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Syrian chemical weapons removal

Pentagon: Transfer of Syrian chemical weapons from a Danish container ship to a US vessel completed at Italian port - @AFP

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2014 World Cup

Photo: Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel calls US goalkeeper Tim Howard to thank him for World Cup - via @barbarastarcnn

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US consulate attacked in Benghazi, Libya, Sept. 11, 2012

Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-NH, expresses concerns over 'rushed interrogation' of Benghazi suspect; asks justice and defense departments for update on his status - @NBCNews

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Syrian civil war

Republican leadership aide on Obama administration Syria request: 'We'll take a look at it, but what took them so long? We just finished the (defense) spending bill' - @frankthorpNBC

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Iraq violence

Pentagon spokesperson reports that 4 more teams of US military advisers arrived in Baghdad on Wednesday night, about 50 more military personnel - @NBCNews

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War in Afghanistan

Pentagon Comptroller Robert Hale says Obama administration to send Afghan war spending request to Congress 'quite soon'- @Reuters

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Iraq violence

130 of expected 300 US troops have arrived in Baghdad, Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby says - @NBCNews

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Iraq

#BreakingNews: First US military advisers deploy in Iraq: Pentagon http://t.co/161MV6Kt9l - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Iraq violence

Pentagon spokesman says there is 'no truth to rumors' today that US drones struck ISIL targets in Iraq - @PentagonPresSec

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US to boost missile defense after North Korea threats

Update: Pentagon confirms military successfully conducted test of Ballistic Missile Defense System - @cnnbrk

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US to boost missile defense after North Korea threats

Sources: US missile defense system managed by Boeing hits target in key test - @Reuters

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