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Okinawa-based civilian goes missing while skiing Japanese Alps

Stars & Stripes - 0 sec ago
A search is underway for a Navy civilian who went missing Monday while skiing the Japanese Alps at a Nagano winter resort.

Kremlin stays mum on new US national security adviser

Stars & Stripes - 33 min 45 sec ago
The Kremlin refrained from comment Tuesday on the appointment of the new U.S. national security adviser, but one lawmaker said he was likely to take a hawkish stance toward Russia.

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

DoD News Releases - 44 min 57 sec ago
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation
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Iraqi military says troops consolidate gains south of Mosul

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 12 min ago
Iraqi forces were consolidating their gains south of Mosul on Tuesday ahead of moving into the city's Islamic State-held western half, a military spokesman said, as civilians fled along the front line to government-controlled areas.

Military experts praise national security adviser pick

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 58 min ago
President Donald Trump’s selection of Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as national security adviser was hailed by military experts as a stark contrast from the ousted Michael Flynn, trading a career military intelligence officer for an innovative battlefield commander who bucked military hierarchy.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund gets $10 million grant for education center

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 11 min ago
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund has received a $10 million grant for its proposed education center adjacent to its famous memorial on the Mall in Washington.

Azerbaijan's leader names his wife as vice president

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 21 min ago
Azerbaijan's president on Tuesday appointed his wife as the first vice president of the ex-Soviet nation — the person next in line in the nation's power hierarchy.

Israeli court gives soldier 18 months in fatal shooting

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 42 min ago
An Israeli military court on Tuesday sentenced a soldier to 18 months in prison for his deadly shooting of a Palestinian attacker who lay wounded on the ground, capping a nearly yearlong saga that has deeply divided the country.

Portugal to extradite former CIA agent to Italy within days

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 55 min ago
A Portuguese court has instructed police to extradite a former CIA agent to Italy, where she has to serve a prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a U.S. program that kidnapped terror suspects for interrogation.

Escalating conflict along Pakistan-Afghan border threats peace talks

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 23 min ago
An escalating border conflict between Afghanistan and Pakistan is threatening to undermine their cooperation on terrorism and peace talks with the Taliban as the Trump administration begins weighing its options to spur progress on both fronts.

Red Crescent: 74 bodies of migrants wash ashore in Libya

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 50 min ago
Scores of bodies, presumably of African migrants, washed ashore in Libya, in the western city of Zawiya on the Mediterranean Sea, Libya's Red Crescent spokesman said on Tuesday.

In Trump's future looms the familiar threat of a government shutdown

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 29 min ago
While a shutdown deadline has a few weeks to go, the huge measure looms as an unpleasant reality check for President Donald Trump and Republicans controlling Congress.

Malaysia: No cause of death yet for exiled North Korean

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 35 min ago
No cause of death has been determined yet for the exiled member of North Korea's ruling family who died last week after apparently being poisoned in a Kuala Lumpur airport, officials said Tuesday.

Suicide bombers kill 6 outside court in northwest Pakistan

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 6 min ago
A group of suicide bombers with grenades and assault rifles struck outside a courthouse in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing six people in an attack claimed by a Taliban splinter group.

Donald Tracey, Navy vet of Korean War and Boston-area engineer, dies at 84

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 24 min ago
Donald “Don” Tracey of Weymouth died on Friday of complications from a stroke after a long, hard-fought battle. He was 84.

American flag has 51 stars for Pence visit to EU

Stars & Stripes - 6 hours 31 min ago
The Star-Spangled Banner looked more starry than usual during one of Vice President Mike Pence's appearances in Brussels.

In Kuwait, 'too many foreigners' becomes a frequent refrain

Stars & Stripes - 6 hours 45 min ago
Kuwait's first new government hospital in more than three decades will soon open its doors — but only to Kuwaiti citizens. It's the latest in a series of steps targeting foreigners, including laborers who build high-rise towers, sweep the roads and clean toilets in this tiny oil-rich emirate: a group that far outnumbers the native population.

4 US tourists and pilot killed in Australian plane crash

Stars & Stripes - 7 hours 39 min ago
An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing vacation were killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday shortly after takeoff in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials said.

Islamic State vows more attacks on Egypt's Christians

Stars & Stripes - 7 hours 53 min ago
An Islamic State group affiliate in Egypt released a video Monday showing the suicide bomber who killed nearly 30 people when he attacked a packed church in December and vowing more attacks on the country's Christian.

Tuskegee Airman recalls his time of breaking barriers in sky

Stars & Stripes - 8 hours 1 min ago
For 33 years, Terry Bailey, an unsung hero, was a seemingly ordinary mailman. Few knew the quiet man who tirelessly delivered their post each day was a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first group of black pilots in the United States Armed Forces.
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