Senate confirms John Brennan as new CIA director The Senate on Thursday confirmed John Brennan as the Obama administration's next Central Intelligence Agency director, overcoming concerns expressed by Republicans and some Democrats about the administration's use of lethal drone strikes. More
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Sale of 4,000 U.S. Missiles to Iraq Is Readied The remaining Hellfire missiles already sold will be delivered by the middle of this month, according to Army Colonel Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman. Navy Rear Admiral John Kirby, also a Defense Department spokesman, said on June 27 that two shifts of ... 07/1/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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By Bill Cain
The Albany Devils were doing more with less Sunday, and they broke out of a funk that included two stinkers earlier in the weekend.
With only five defensemen — and that many only because they went out and signed Eric Baier to a professional tryout contract earlier in the day — the Devils beat Bridgeport, 5-2, at the Times Union Center, getting three goals and four points from their defensemen.
By Bill Cain
After his workout Thursday at San Francisco’s AT&T Park, Broadalbin-Perth graduate Matt Gage stopped to reflect on the ground he’d covered.
“We have strength and conditioning camp, mostly conditioning camp. We basically run a lot,” Gage said. “Today, we had to run the upper deck of AT&T Park, every step, there and back.