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The Marines who were videotaped urinating on dead Taliban insurgents were identified, a Marine official said Friday. Their names have not been released at this time, however. Also Friday, Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti ordered troops to treat corpses with “appropriate dignity and respect.”
Quote of note
"Right now, there are six departments and agencies focused primarily on business and trade in the federal government. Six. In this case, six isn't better than one. It's redundant and inefficient. With the authority I am requesting today, we could consolidate them all into one department with one website, one phone number and one mission - helping American businesses succeed." – President Barack Obama, talking Friday about his plan to close the Department of Commerce and several others, reforming them into a single entity.
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