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Venezuela's Maduro accuses U.S. of "plot" to kill rival

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's acting president urged U.S. President Barack Obama to stop what he called a plot by the Pentagon and the Central Intelligence Agency to kill his opposition rival and trigger a coup ahead of an April 14 election.Full story

Army Reserve revokes promotion of Petraeus' one-time mistress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Army Reserve has at least temporarily revoked a promotion it awarded last year to Paula Broadwell, the biographer whose affair with General David Petraeus led to Petraeus' resignation as Central Intelligence Agency director last year. Full story

LIVE VIDEO: Obama announces defense secretary, CIA chief picks (NOW)

President Obama to announce Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary and counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the Central Intelligence Agency. Full story

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  CIA Director David Petraeus resigns

The second term cabinet changes have begun. Gen. David Petraeus stepped down today as director of the Central Intelligence Agency after 14 months of service, citing an extramarital affair. Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer Prize winning columnist for the Washington Post, and Sam Stein, political editor and

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President Obama to announces Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary and counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the Central Intelligence Agency.
President Obama to announces Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary and counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the Central Intelligence Agency.

President Obama to announces Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary and counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the Central Intelligence Agency.

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A June 23, 2011 photo shows Paula Broadwell watching as General David Petraeus and his wife Holly Petraeus arrive for a Senate Select Intelligence Committee hearing on Petraeus' nomination to be director of the Central Intelligence Agency in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Was

U.S. Military Holds Tribute And Retirement Ceremony For David Petraeus
U.S. Military Holds Tribute And Retirement Ceremony For David Petraeus

FORT MYER, VA - AUGUST 31: U.S. Gen. David Petraeus inspects troops during an Armed Forces Farewell Tribute and Retirement Ceremony August 31, 2011 at Ft. Myer, Virginia. Petraeus is leaving the U.S. Army after 37 years in the service to serve as the new Director of the Central Intelligence Ag

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US Army General David Petraeus attends a

US Army General David Petraeus attends an Armed Forces Farewell Tribute and Retirement Ceremony in his honor at Summerall Field at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, August 31, 2011. Petraeus retires from the military after 37 years of service, before taking the helm and becoming