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Douglas Ernst

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Former Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski (Wikimedia Commons)

Ex-president Kwasniewski admits Poland hosted CIA 'black sites'

Former Polish president Aleksander Kwasniewski said Wednesday that the CIA ran "black sites" against al Qaeda suspects on its soil — the first time he publicly acknowledged Poland's role in providing the U.S. with secret prisons from which to conduct interrogations. Published December 10, 2014

This file image made from video posted on a militant website Saturday, July 5, 2014, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq. (AP Photo/Militant video, File)

Islamic State claims to have 'dirty bomb'

The Islamic State group's Twitter account posted that it is now in possession of uranium from Mosul University that it will use in a "dirty bomb." Published December 5, 2014

Image: U.S. Army

Army will take 160 female Ranger School volunteers

The U.S. Army's plan to conduct an integrated Ranger School assessment in 2015 is looking good — interest is so high that the number of female volunteers must be cut to 160 candidates. Published December 5, 2014

Patrick Lynch, head of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

De Blasio's Eric Garner comments anger police union

New York City's police union isn't happy with Mayor Bill de Blasio's recent comments on a grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner. Published December 4, 2014