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Republicans hammer defense nominee Chuck Hagel

01/31/2013 4:34pm
President Barack Obama's nominee for defense secretary on Thursday defended his views of the military and global threats, pushing back against criticism that has focused on his past statements on Israel, Iran and nuclear weapons. Chuck Hagel told senators that America "must engage _ not retreat _ in the world," and insisted that his record is consistent on that point.

Hacked: NY Times, Wall Street Journal infiltrated by Chinese hackers

01/31/2013 5:19pm
Chinese hackers repeatedly penetrated The New York Times' computer systems over the past four months, stealing reporters' passwords and hunting for files on an investigation into the wealth amassed by the family of a top Chinese leader, the newspaper reported Thursday.

Feds bust $13.6M sales operation of fake NFL jerseys

01/31/2013 10:45pm
Just days before the Super Bowl, federal officials have announced a "record breaking" bust involving fake NFL merchandise seized nationwide during a four-month sting operation.