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‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle’s truthfulness is in question once again (+video)

That Navy SEAL Chris Kyle served with distinction in combat is not in dispute. The celebrated Iraq War veteran braved enemy fire numerous times while deployed to some of that war’s most intense battlegrounds. During the 2004 fight to take back the city of Fallujah, for example, he exhibited “unparalleled bravery and skill as a sniper” and “served as an example to all,” according to a performance evaluation released to the website MuckRock last year.

How Mexican officials are giving IDs to some in US

AUSTIN, Texas — On a recent afternoon, 15-year-old Marco Antonio Aviles sat at a table at the Mexican Consulate in Austin, his baby sister on one side of him and his mother, Angela Aviles, on the other, shuffling through a folder she had brought with her, looking for the documents the consulate worker on the other side of the table had requested.

Obama races to cement the big Pacific Rim trade deal that all his potential successors oppose (+video)

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — President Barack Obama is racing against the clock to cement a massive Pacific Rim trade deal that all of his potential successors oppose, with his administration eyeing a looming fight on Capitol Hill while starting to implement as much of the complicated pact as it can.