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The Marine Corps is greatly expanding its experimental program that deploys infantrymen to combat zones with bomb-sniffing dogs, declaring it a successful component of the fight against the insurgents’ most lethal killer — homemade bombs dug into roads and footpaths.
Nurses top other professions in Gallup's annual Honesty and Ethics survey, and military officers earn the second-highest rankings. Lobbyists, car salespeople, and members of Congress got the lowest ratings.
President Dmitry Medvedev warned on Tuesday that a new arms race would be sparked within the next decade unless Russia and the West forged an agreement to cooperate on building a missile defense system.
Secretive North Korea detailed for the first time Tuesday its expanded nuclear program--saying it had thousands of centrifuges--as pressure built on China to rein in its ally amid heightened tensions on the peninsula.