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Watch: Trump Greeted With Cheers at Army-Navy Game

President-elect Donald Trump was welcomed at Saturday’s 117th matchup between the Navy Midshipmen and the Army Black Knights with the tune of cheers. At the end of halftime, Trump went up to the booth to conduct an interview with CBS’s Verne Lundquist

YABED, WEST BANK - AUGUST 8: In this photo distributed by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), Israeli troops stand guard as army bulldozer removes a military checkpoint August 7, 2003 separating the West Bank Palestinian village of Yabed from the neighboring town of Jenin. IDF and Palestinian officials said that three military roadblocks around the West Bank town of Jenin had been removed, almost three years after they were built, allowing some 70,000 Palestinians in the area access to Jenin. (Photo by IDF/Getty Images)

WATCH: NPR Turns Terrorist Killed In IDF Raid Into A Victim

TEL AVIV – National Public Radio reported that Israel bulldozed a terrorist’s home and killed him in the process but failed to mention that the assailant, who was responsible for the murder of rabbi in July, had turned his home into a warzone by bringing members of his armed cell and initiating a shoot-out with IDF forces.

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Army Surrenders to Indians in North Dakota

The Army surrendered Friday to Native American protesters who had gathered in North Dakota at the intersection of the Cannonball and Missouri Rivers by voluntarily suspending the Daktoa Access Pipeline project.

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Heroes of Umpqua: Unarmed Vet Shot 7 Times While Saving Students, Armed Vet Told to Stand Down

Let’s talk about the heroes of Umpqua instead of the psychotic killer. 30-year-old Army veteran Chris Mintz was shot seven times by the killer as he struggled to protect students. His aunt Sheila Brown told NBC News he served 10 years in the military, and had just started classes at the college. She also said he was on the wrestling team and had experience as a cage fighter. Several sources say Mintz was stationed at Fr. Lewis in Washington, and was deployed during his Army service.

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Report: Obama Officials Pushed False Narrative on ISIS Through Politicized Intel

The intelligence products that were initially provided by Defense Department intelligence analysts–who claim that their reports were significantly altered by Obama administration officials to provide favorable analysis related to the U.S.-led coalition’s operations against ISIS–to U.S. Central Command, have now been revealed to the public, by way of a Daily Beast report on their findings.

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New York: Top 50 Student-Athletes to Watch in 2015-16

Syracuse plays short-handed due to probation. The best St. John’s player quit because of the strictness of new coach Chris Mullin (pictured), and Donovan McNabb won the last football game between ranked teams when his Syracuse Orange defeated Army in 1996. There are 50 players to watch this season in New York, and they are spread over 18 colleges and several high schools in a state dominated by pro sports.

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Oklahoma Vet In Congress Battles Paul Ryan’s Obamatrade Misinformation In The Trenches

Rep. Russell found himself on the front lines questioning the twisted logic House Republican leadership—particularly Ryan—have put forward to push Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to fast-track the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) and Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA), among other highly secretive trade deals.

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Memorial Day: A Fading Tradition of Shared National Experience

Amongst the finest and most noble traditions of the American people is the commemoration of Memorial Day. Originally known as “Decoration Day,” the modern Memorial Day holiday originates primarily from the last days of the American Civil War, the bloodiest and most traumatic conflict in American history. Although there is still much dispute over the location of the “very first” Memorial Day tribute, there was undoubtedly an explosion of communities across the country that attempted to pay homage to those whom they had lost in battle.

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A Forgotten Memorial: A Monument Thanking Americans – In Cuba!

There is a memorial that most Americans are not likely to know of, and one that few Americans have likely visited. This is because this memorial – dedicated to brave American soldiers who gave their lives to liberate the oppressed – is in Cuba. It is a monument to the Americans who fell in the battle of Santiago de Cuba, the decisive event that secured Cuban independence from Spain.