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Yemeni families sue US over 'unlawful deaths' from drone strike
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Yemeni families sue US over 'unlawful deaths' from drone strike

The families of two Yemeni men killed in 2012 have sued the United States, alleging they were innocent bystanders hit by missiles from a US drone strike and calling for an acknowledgement of their "unlawful deaths."

Starbucks teams up with Indian-American scribe for new venture
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Starbucks teams up with Indian-American scribe for new venture

Chandrasekaran has had several jobs at The Post, including national editor, assistant managing editor and Baghdad bureau chief.

Ex-CIA chief David Petraeus admits mishandling classified information
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Ex-CIA chief David Petraeus admits mishandling classified information

Former CIA Director David Petraeus has agreed to plead guilty to mishandling classified materials, the Justice Department said on Tuesday.

After delay, Senate confirms Brennan as CIA chief
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After delay, Senate confirms Brennan as CIA chief

The Senate confirmed John Brennan to be CIA director Thursday after the Obama administration bowed to demands from Republicans blocking the nomination and stated explicitly there are limits on the president's power to use drones against US terror suspects on American soil.

Biographer 'devastated' by affair she had with Petraeus
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Biographer 'devastated' by affair she had with Petraeus

Paula Broadwell, whose extramarital affair with CIA chief David Petraeus led to his resignation, is telling friends she is devastated by the fallout.

Woman at the centre of Petraeus scandal visited White House 3 times this yr
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Woman at the centre of Petraeus scandal visited White House 3 times this yr

An Obama administration official says a Florida socialite whose emails triggered the eventual downfall of CIA director David Petraeus visited the White House three times this year with her sister, twice eating in the Executive Mansion cafeteria.

The David Petraeus affair: The petty indiscretions of great men
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The David Petraeus affair: The petty indiscretions of great men

The most mouth-watering sex scandal in the United States since Monica Lewinsky is a hackneyed drama: great man beds adoring younger woman. What's equally tiring is the need to assign blame, be it the woman or the man.

Petraeus scandal: How a single email opened a can of worms
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Petraeus scandal: How a single email opened a can of worms

It started in May with a spiteful email to the top US commander in Afghanistan. One email that opened a Pandora's Box that fell several top US defence officers.

Petraeus scandal caused no breach in national security, says Obama
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Petraeus scandal caused no breach in national security, says Obama

Making his first public comments on the raging row over the sex scandal, Obama was restrained in his comments.

FBI agent at centre of Petraeus scandal helped foil LA terror plot
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FBI agent at centre of Petraeus scandal helped foil LA terror plot

FBI Special Agent Frederick Humphries II played a key role in stopping a terrorist attack aimed at blowing up Los Angeles International Airport just as the year 2000 dawned.

UK think tank reconsiders decision to award Petraeus
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UK think tank reconsiders decision to award Petraeus

A leading British defence think tank says it will delay presenting US General David Petraeus with its highest honour given the scandal surrounding his affair with his biographer.

No evidence of security breach in Petraeus scandal, says Obama
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No evidence of security breach in Petraeus scandal, says Obama

US President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that he has "no evidence" of security breach in connection with the resignation of CIA chief David Petraeus over an extramarital affair.

Amid Petraeus scandal, US Air Force releases abuse report
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Amid Petraeus scandal, US Air Force releases abuse report

Already reeling from an embarrassing sex scandal involving former Army General David Petraeus, the US military on Wednesday will release a report on widespread sexual abuse of women recruits at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.

Petraeus-Broadwell affair: The art of using tech to be discreet
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Petraeus-Broadwell affair: The art of using tech to be discreet

E-mails, text messages and the like have made it much easier for us to communicate with each other, but as shown in the case of CIA director Gen. David Petraeus and his biographer Paula Broadwell, that same technology also makes it easier for cheating couples to get caught.

Petraeus-Broadwell affair: The art of using tech to be discreet
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Petraeus-Broadwell affair: The art of using tech to be discreet

E-mails, text messages and the like have made it much easier for us to communicate with each other, but as shown in the case of CIA director Gen. David Petraeus and his biographer Paula Broadwell, that same technology also makes it easier for cheating couples to get caught.

Petraeus scandal: Top US commander in Afghanistan probed over emails
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Petraeus scandal: Top US commander in Afghanistan probed over emails

The top US commander in Afghanistan is being probed for alleged "inappropriate" communications with a woman linked to the Petraeus scandal.

Top US commander in Afghanistan under probe as Petraeus scandal widens
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Top US commander in Afghanistan under probe as Petraeus scandal widens

FBI uncovered between 20,000 and 30,000 pages of communications - mostly emails and spanning from 2010 to 2012 - between Allen and Jill Kelley, who has been identified as a long-time friend of the Petraeus family and a Tampa, Florida, volunteer social liaison with military families at MacDill Air Force Base.

There was no national security breach in Petraeus affair: US Senator
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There was no national security breach in Petraeus affair: US Senator

There has been no national security breach in the issue that led to the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, a top US Senator, having access to intelligence matters, said on Monday.

Give details of FBI probe on Petraeus affair: US lawmakers
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Give details of FBI probe on Petraeus affair: US lawmakers

Members of Congress said on Sunday they want to know more details about the FBI investigation that revealed an extramarital affair between ex-CIA Director David Petraeus and his biographer.

US Congress demands more details on Petraeus affair
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US Congress demands more details on Petraeus affair

The FBI was investigating harassing emails sent by Petraeus biographer and girlfriend Paula Broadwell to a second woman.