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Gates says U.S. Army must become more nimble

WEST POINT, New York (Reuters) – Defense Secretary Robert Gates, in a farewell address to cadets at the U.S. military academy, warned on Friday the Army faces an increasingly complex security environment and must adjust to an era of light, nimble warfare and tight budgets. Read the full story.
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U.S. weighs actions as Americans leave Libya

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States was working with allies on Friday to agree to a coordinated response to the turmoil in Libya, but Washington remained hamstrung by fears for Americans still in the North African country. Read the full story.
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Republicans question top SEC attorney on Madoff ties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Several key House Republicans are raising questions of ethics about the top attorney at the Securities and Exchange Commission amid allegations that his family’s estate received $1.5 million in phony profits from Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. Read the full story.
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