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Key Reads   Bowe Bergdahl to Face Court-Martial on Desertion Charges Richard A. Oppel Jr. / The New York Times A top Army commander on Monday ordered that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl face a court-martial on charges of desertion and endangering troops stemming from his decision...

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Key Reads   Missing Russian Jet Pilot ‘Alive and Well’ in Syria BBC A Russian pilot who went missing after his jet was shot down by Turkey while taking part in air strikes over Syria was rescued in a 12-hour operation involving special forces, Russia says.   Molenbeek...

Official policy targeting weddings?

[ by Charles Cameron — as if in brutal proof that “the bed waiting inside belongs to death” — that bridal and burial veils are one ] . Does the Coalition have an official policy targeting weddings? Sorry to be so blunt about this, but I get déjà vu these days when I...

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Key Reads   U.S. Markets Rise After Wild Seesaw Trading in China Emily Rauhala, Jonnelle Marte / The Washington Post U.S. stocks rallied in early morning trading Wednesday, following a volatile day in China. Both the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard...

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ASP: In case you missed it …. 17 July 2015   Key Reads                               Egypt ISIS Affiliate Claims Destruction of Naval Vessel Kareem Fahim / New York Times A militant group affiliated with the Islamic State said it destroyed an Egyptian naval vessel on...