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Air Force cuts nuclear arsenal as part of treaty

Pact includes bombers, subs; president called it a bad deal

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Photographs by AP Photo/Robert Burns, File

This Jan. 9, 2014, file photo shows a mockup of a Minuteman 3 nuclear missile used for training by missile maintenance crews at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo.

WASHINGTON -- The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of land-based nuclear missiles as part of a holdover plan from President Barack Obama's administration to comply with an arms control treaty with Russia.

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