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Navy to Obscure Giant Swastika

Sep 27, 2007
The Navy plans to spend $600,000 to obscure a San Diego-area building complex that happens to be shaped like a swastika. The buildings have been around since the 1960s and for years no one seemed to mind, but that was before the advent of Google Earth.

Texas Church Calls Off Gay Vet’s Funeral

Aug 12, 2007
The family of Navy veteran Cecil Sinclair says it's deeply insulted because a Dallas-area megachurch reneged on its offer to hold a memorial for the 46-year-old Gulf War serviceman just 24 hours before the service was to take place. The reason? Sinclair was gay -- a fact that Sinclair's sister insists High Point Church leaders already knew, despite their denials.

Iran’s Trump Card

Apr 5, 2007
Evidence of Iran's influence over the global economy appeared Wednesday as the oil-rich nation agreed to release 15 British captives and petroleum prices consequently fell. If a relatively minor diplomatic dispute can perturb investors, imagine how invading or bombing Iran would affect global markets.
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Iran Demands Mea Culpa in Exchange for Captives

Mar 29, 2007
The Iranian foreign minister has said if Britain admits it made a mistake and violated Iran's territorial waters, it would "facilitate" an end to the standoff over 15 captured British sailors and marines. Both countries say they have evidence to back up their conflicting claims. Update: A former British ambassador has challenged Britain's data.