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President Barack Obama signed a wide-ranging defense bill into law Saturday despite having “serious reservations” about provisions about the detention, interrogation and prosecution of suspected terrorists.
North Korea said Saturday it has officially appointed Kim Jong-un, anointed successor and the youngest son of the late leader Kim Jong-il, the supreme commander of North Korea's 1.2 million-strong military.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord passed an unwelcome milestone in 2011, recording more soldier suicides than in any previous year. Twelve soldiers took their own lives in 2011, up from nine each in the two previous years.