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In a Secret Drone War, Immoral Kill Deals Will Always Tempt Us

Killing targets simply because foreign governments want them dead carries a high potential for blowback.<p>Reuters<p>Critics of America's drone war have long insisted that the secrecy surrounding it all but guarantees abuses. How could it be otherwise? CIA agents are permitted to operate as international …

Report: Redundant federal programs waste billions

WASHINGTON — Redundant federal programs are leading to billions in waste, congressional auditors say, and the government is slow to adopt reforms to fix the problem.<p>The White House says President Obama recognizes the problem and will propose eliminating redundant programs in the budget plan he …

Satirist Bassem Youssef cleared of insulting Egyptian president

This week's comedy news<p>Arrested last week for allegedly "insulting the president", the Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef has seen the case against him …

Plains brace for more wild weather

The storm that dumped snow across parts of the Rockies and northern Plains on Tuesday was expected to bring more severe weather on Wednesday.<p>The central and southern Plains areas were at risk for severe weather, according to the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center.<p>Swaths of land from …

In pictures: the Russian city of Samara being 'eaten alive' by sinkholes - Telegraph

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