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Iranian-Backed Insurgents Hacked Video Feeds of U.S. Drones with $26 Software

Senior U.S. defense and intelligence officials said Iranian-backed insurgents intercepted video feeds by intercepting unprotected communications links in some of the remotely flown drone...

Iran Test-Fires Long Range Missile — Longest Trajectory Sajjil-2

TEHRAN, Iran —  Iran announced Wednesday it successfully test fired an upgraded version of its longest-range, solid-fuel missile, which is claimed to be faster and...

Suicide Car Bomb Kills Eight, Injures 40 in Elite Kabul Neighborhood

DEC 15 2009 KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- A suicide car bombing in an elite neighborhood of Kabul, Afghanistan killed at least eight people and wounded...

Coming to America, Coming to Illinois: The New Gitmo at Thomson Correctional Center

Administration officials as well as Illinois Sen. Richard Durbin and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn are expected to make an official announcement at the White...

Chicago Travel Agent and 2nd Terror Suspect Had Advanced Knowledge of Mumbai, India Attack

Chicago travel agent Tahawwur Hussain Rana Rana and terror suspect David Headley, 49, had advance knowledge of last year's deadly three-day attack on Mumbai,...

COP15 Climate Conference: Tensions Increase as Poor Nations Stage a Walkout

The divide between rich and poor countries boiled over Monday when negotiators for the Group of 77 -- which represents developing countries as well...

TSA Posts Highly Sensitive Manual (PDF) on Website

Confidential 93-page checklist manual for TSA airport screeners posted online. Document doesn't show how to get around security measures. ComputerWorld: TSA posts document on...

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Italy PM Silvio Berlusconi, 73, attacked at political rally in Milan

SUN DEC 13 2009 MILAN, ITALY -- Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi of Italy suffered two broken teeth, a minor nose fracture and lacerations to...