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Archive | February 24, 2011

Air Force Awards Boeing $35 Billion Tanker Contract, KC-45A

The Air Force has awarded a $35 billion contract to build the next generation of air refueling tankers to Boeing Co. The U.S Department of the Air Force Thursday announced the award of an engineering and manufacturing development contract valued at more than $3.5 billion for the KC-46A aerial refueler to Boeing Co. The first […]

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Gaddafi Strikes Back with Mercenaries and ‘Irregular Army’ at Rebels Near Tripoli

Forces supporting the regime of Moammar Gadhafi in Libya were striking back at protesters in towns near the capital Thursday. At least a dozen people were reported killed. Thousands of mercenary and irregular forces struck back at a circle of rebellions tightening around the capital, Tripoli, on Thursday. The fighters are trying to hold off […]

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FBI: ‘Saudi Student at South Plains College Purchased Bomb Components, Planned Targets”

Saudi Arabian citizen going to college in Texas charged in suspected bombing plot. The FBI has arrested Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, a Saudi student, who was attending South Plains College, a small college near Lubbock, Texas, after an investigation by the FBI’s Dallas Joint Terrorism Task Force and the Lubbock Police Department. The FBI says […]

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