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An illustration of Boeing's combat-ready KC-7A7 family of tankers. Boeing and some defense analysts say Northrop Grumman is posturing to pressure the Pentagon for more favorable terms. Illustration by Chuck Schroeder/The Boeing Co. hide caption

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Bidding War For Air Force Tanker Contract Heats Up

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Lejos Cerca Pacha Massive
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The Girl Who Was Death Corduroy
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His Eye Is on the Sparrow John Scofield

Afghan farmers work in opium poppy fields in Nawa district of Helmand province, south of Kabul, Afghanistan in April 2009. Abdul Khaleq/AP hide caption

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Targeting Afghanistan's Opium Market

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Mood Underlay Thousands of One
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Aos Pes da Cruz Miles Davis
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Unpack This: 70 CDs Of Miles Davis

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Freddie Freeloader Miles Davis
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Layin a Strip for the Higher-self State Line The Bad Plus
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Frozen Daniel Lanois
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SHIN- KI- ROW ALTERED BEATS
Downtime Robert Glasper & Glasper, Robert
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Drive Until He Sleeps Ui
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Welcome Home Yusuf Islam
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A Song for All Seasons Oliver Schroer

Gen. Ray Odierno, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, says the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq could begin 60 days after the country's national elections. Just before a midnight deadline Sunday, Iraq's parliament approved an election law that clears the way for elections early next year, probably in late February. Corey Flintoff/NPR hide caption

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Iraqi Political Deal Clears Way For U.S. Pullout

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Risk Guitar Tulsa Drone
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Huffin' the Muggles Carl Henry Brueggen
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Renouf's Last Tooth Avishai Cohen
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