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Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to women

Updated: 08/21/2015 - Officials say the Army, Navy and Air Force likely will not seek exceptions that close any jobs to women. Marine Corps leaders, they say, have expressed concerns about women in infantry jobs and yet may seek an exception.

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Posted: 08/18/2015 - At least 22 people are dead after a Bangkok bombing, A New York Times piece highlights sex slavery with ISIS, women soldiers graduate from Army Ranger School and more from CNN.

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Hunting for Ginseng, officials worry popularity will hurt growth

Updated: 08/18/2015 - "Unless we have good stewardship of Ginseng, good harvest effects that. If you are digging out of season, if you are not letting the berries mature, these things impact the Ginseng plant," said Anna Lucio with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

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McConnell acknowledges difficulty in blocking Iran deal

Posted: 08/18/2015 - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell grudgingly acknowledges President Barack Obama has "a great likelihood of success" in his showdown with congressional Republicans on the Iran nuclear deal.

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