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2 men claiming to have found Nazi gold train go on Polish TV

Stars & Stripes - 48 min 18 sec ago
Two men appeared Friday on Polish TV saying they are the finders of a Nazi train said to be laden with gold — a claim that came as the Polish military inspected the alleged site in southwest Poland.

Swamps, transport bottlenecks hamper NATO’s push in Baltics

Stars & Stripes - 50 min 30 sec ago
Strategists responsible for shaping fighting formations were taken aback when Army experts explained how difficult the terrain is for operating in the Baltics. Old assumptions on how to defend this tense part of NATO territory needed revisiting.

Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 17 min ago
A Syrian woman and her two young sons who drowned on a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece were buried Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they had fled.

Kubasaki thumps Kadena in title game rematch

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 24 min ago
Dragons score 36 straight points to gain some revenge on Panthers for last season's championship defeat.

4 US troops, 2 other peacekeepers hurt in IED blasts in Sinai

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 25 min ago
Four U.S. servicemembers and two other peacekeepers with the Multinational Force and Observers mission in Northeast Sinai in Egypt were injured by two improvised explosives Thursday, the Defense Department confirmed.

Guam suffers first loss at hands of Father Duenas

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 30 min ago
Panthers lose first game of season and starting quarterback to injury.

Seniors power Yokota past Edgren in opener

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 35 min ago
Marcus Henagan accounted for five touchdowns and Jamarvin Harvey rushed for three more and the Panthers routed the Eagles.

Kinnick's depth propels it to victory over Zama

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 41 min ago
Backup Brad Deibel relieved ailing starter Kasey Walker in the second quarter and threw a pair of scoring passes to Nick Galegher.

At a Berlin church, Muslim refugees converting in droves

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 45 min ago
The Iranian refugee bends his head as the priest pours water over his black hair. "Will you break away from Satan and his evil deeds? Will you break away from Islam?" the German pastor asks. "Yes," replies the convert who arrived in Germany with his wife and two children five months ago. He is one of hundreds of asylum seekers who have converted to Christianity at Berlin's evangelical Trinity Church.

UN official: Peacekeepers committing crimes must be punished

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 40 min ago
International peacekeepers who commit crimes must be punished, the U.N. human rights chief said on Friday following the revelation of yet another sexual abuse allegation in Central African Republic.

Commander stresses patience as Fort Drum soldiers begin Iraq mission

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 29 min ago
The commander of the 1st Brigade Combat Team stressed patience in his soldiers' efforts, as they embarked on a mission advising Iraq military forces.

Flag Officer Assignments

DoD News Releases - 3 hours 38 min ago
The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert announced today the following assignments:Rear Adm. (lower half) Bruce H. Lindsey will be assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Four, Norfolk, Virginia.  Lindsey is currently serving as commander, Carrier Strike Group Ten, Norfolk, Virginia. Capt.
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22 Emirati troops in Saudi-led coalition killed in Yemen

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 48 min ago
The United Arab Emirates' state news agency says 22 members of the Gulf nation's military have been killed while taking part in Saudi-led military operations in Yemen.

Frustration grows among refugees at Hungarian train stations

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 53 min ago
Hundreds of frustrated refugees stuck at Budapest's Keleti train station gathered up their belongings Friday and vowed to make their way to Vienna on foot. But the protest was short-lived — after whistling and marching around the station they settled back down to continue a wait that has dragged on for days.

Iraq's top cleric demands real steps in fighting corruption

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 32 min ago
Iraq's top Shiite cleric says the government must start hunting the "big heads" in an anti-corruption drive as the only way to achieve genuine reforms.

National Guard chief visits Washington fire camps to thank troops

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 46 min ago
This summer's sprawling Western wildfires may go down in history as a disaster that spurred one of the longest-ever call-ups of National Guard members for firefighting, the commander of the U.S. National Guard said Thursday during a visit to Central Washington fire camps.

Official: Islamic militants destroy ancient tombs in Syria

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 10 min ago
Islamic State militants destroyed three ancient tower tombs in the central city of Palmyra in the last few days, a Syrian government official said Friday.

Pakistan renews commitment to facilitate Afghan peace talks

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 23 min ago
Pakistan's Foreign Ministry spokesman says Islamabad is still ready to facilitate the revival of stalled peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban.

Navy to name new combat ship after Twin Cities

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 36 min ago
The U.S. Navy is naming a combat ship after the Twin Cities.

Copter was taking part in ropes exercise when it landed hard, killing Marine

Stars & Stripes - 6 hours 53 min ago
A U.S. Marine who died and 11 comrades who sustained injuries were taking part in a helicopter ropes exercise that's described as "high-risk" in a training manual that underscores the dangers.
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