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Defense bill gets big OK in House

It addresses sexual assaults, goes on to a restive Senate

Posted: December 13, 2013 at 5:35 a.m.

WASHINGTON — The House approved a comprehensive defense-policy bill Thursday that aims to stem the epidemic of sexual assaults in the military, cover the cost of combat pay for the nation’s war-fighters and fund new aircraft and ships.

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