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Fort Hood shooter writes to ISIS leader, asks to become 'citizen' of Islamic State

(CNN) – The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State’s caliphate, his attorney said Thursday. 301 more words

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Greater Kansas City’s unheralded $2.3 billion asset

By Jeff Pinkerton

Ask economic development planners in any metropolitan area what they would think about a corporation that generates $2.3 billion a year in economic activity, employs more than 8,000 people, generates 55,000 hotel room nights AND purchases more than 6,000 airline tickets a year, and you would have them salivating over such a huge economic asset. 477 more words

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Attorney: Manning Not Receiving Hormone Therapy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and an attorney say convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning isn’t receiving medical treatment for her gender identity condition as previously approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. 120 more words

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US Army to begin Chelsea Manning's gender treatment

WASHINGTON – National security leaker Chelsea Manning can get initial treatment for a gender-identity condition from the U.S. military, after defence officials initially said the Army didn’t have the medical expertise needed to give Manning the best treatment. 568 more words

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