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The many generals of Trump's Cabinet. (Photo illustration: Yahoo News; photos: Carolyn Kaster/AP, Drew Angerer/Getty Images, Carolyn Kaster/AP )The president-elect appointed two retired Marine officers and an Army officer to key positions in his administration.


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Transportation Department considers in-flight calls. (Getty Images)Here's a potential new reality on planes: Listening to another passenger chatting on a mobile phone.


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FILE - In this June18, 2016 file photo, Dylann Storm Roof is escorted from the Sheby Police Department in Shelby, N.C. The trial for Roof, a white man accused of killing nine black people at the church, started Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at the federal courthouse in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)"Uh, I did it," Dylann Roof said in a recording played for the public for the first time at his death penalty trial.


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