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U.S. House Passes Defense Bill That Limits Government Spying

The Republican-led House on Friday overwhelmingly approved a $570 billion defense bill that halts any Guantanamo transfers for a year in the furor over the American-for-Taliban swap and pulls back government spying.

The vote was 340-73 for the legislati

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Army Pleased With Sgt. Bergdahl’s Physical Condition

U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is in stable condition at a military medical center in Texas. Speaking during an afternoon press conference, Colonel Ronald Wool said doctors are pleased with Bergdahl's physical state

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U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl / Photo by U.S. Army via Getty Images

Bergdahl Returning to U.S.

U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is about to return to the United States.

A defense official says Bergdahl, who has been recuperating in Germany after being released from five years in Taliban captivity, is scheduled to arrive early tomorrow at Brooke Army medical Center in Texas

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Defense Secretary Speaks With Bergdahl’s Family

A senior defense official says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has called the family of released captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

The official says the call on Wednesday lasted for about 10 minutes. Hagel wished the family well and told them the Defense Department will continue to support the soldier's medical care and the process known as reintegration

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Afghanistan: Taliban Kill 11 Border Police Guards

An Afghan security official says the Taliban have attacked a border police checkpoint in the country's south near the border with Pakistan, killing 11 policemen.

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U.S. to Open Peace Talks with Taliban

The U.S. is reportedly preparing to open peace talks with the Taliban.

The "Washington Post" says formal negotiations are set to begin Thursday in Doha the capital of Qatar. The paper cites senior Obama administration officials as calling it an important first step in a long process

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