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US Defense Chief Chuck Hagel to Resign

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down after nearly two years in the position. The New York Times first reported Monday that the resignation comes "under pressure," citing senior administration officials. Hagel was sworn in as defense chief in February 2013. The Army veteran served in Vietnam before working in the public and private sectors. He was elected senator in 1996, representing the state of Nebraska until 2009. US President Barack Obama is scheduled...

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