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Police: 2 arrested in Michigan guardsman's carjack slaying

1 hour 13 min ago
Detroit police say they've arrested a man and a woman in the fatal shooting of a Michigan National Guard soldier during a carjacking on the city's west side.
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House committee rebukes Obama over Bergdahl deal

1 hour 22 min ago
House Armed Services Committee members voted Tuesday to condemn President Obama for failing to consult with congressional leaders before swapping five Taliban prisoners for prisoner of war Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
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Last crew member of Enola Gay dies

1 hour 24 min ago
The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia.
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Body of child found in wheel well of C-130 after Africa missions

1 hour 24 min ago
The body of an unidentified boy was found in the wheel well of an 86th Airlift Wing C-130 on Sunday after the plane returned to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, from missions in Africa, a Pentagon spokesman said.
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SOCOM chief McRaven is chancellor finalist for University of Texas System

1 hour 25 min ago
University of Texas System regents on Tuesday selected one of the top U.S. military special operations leaders as the lone finalist for the job of chancellor, overseeing the system's 15 campuses and $14 billion budget.
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17,000 troops' debt relieved in settlement with loan company

2 hours 6 min ago
About 17,000 service members tricked into predatory loans could see their debts erased under a settlement announced by federal and state regulators Tuesday.
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Former Iran hostage demands compensation from Iranians

2 hours 8 min ago
Paul Lewis arrived as a Marine Corps security guard at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran on Nov. 3, 1979.
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Fort Stewart soldier, daughter die after being struck by plane

2 hours 9 min ago
A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family died from her injuries, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.
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Army putting boat up for auction - starting at $25

2 hours 10 min ago
A landing craft tied up at Fort Eustis, Virginia, is going up for auction Tuesday night, with bidding starting at $25.
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U.S. and EU pledge new sanctions against Russia

3 hours 42 min ago
The U.S. message has been clear that if Russia would not deescalate its movements and hostility in Ukraine, more sanctions would be imposed.
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Admiral: World getting 'numb' to North Korean missiles

3 hours 44 min ago
Amid concerns about its development and testing of nuclear weapons, North Korea may be lulling the world into largely accepting its advances in missile technology, the admiral in charge of American forces in Asia and the Pacific said Tuesday.
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Jury awards Jesse Ventura $1.8M in defamation case against estate of 'American Sniper' author

3 hours 46 min ago
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won $1.8 million Tuesday in his two-year fight to prove he was defamed by a military sniper and best-selling author who claimed to have punched out Ventura at a bar for bad-mouthing the Navy SEALs.
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UFC releases Colton Smith after third-straight loss

5 hours 6 min ago
One month after a third-straight defeat, the only active-duty service member in the world's top mixed martial arts circuit has been released from his contract.
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U.S., Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

5 hours 33 min ago
Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, followed swiftly by a new round of U.S. penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy.
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Lavrov and Kerry talk about Cold War-era arms deal

5 hours 36 min ago
Russia's Foreign Ministry says the chief diplomats from Russia and the United States have discussed the situation in Ukraine and the fulfillment of a Cold War-era arms control deal that the U.S. has accused Russia of violating.
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McDonald confirmed as new VA secretary

5 hours 48 min ago
It's been a quick courtship for Bob McDonald - and there will be no honeymoon.
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DoD to oversee senator's Army War College plagiarism probe

5 hours 54 min ago
The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh of Montana, the college's provost said Tuesday.
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Polk soldier dies in training accident

5 hours 59 min ago
The Clay County community is mourning the loss of a Sergeant Tyler Zody, 20. The 101st Airborne Division of the U.S. Army says on Thursday July 24th, the Fort Campbell soldier was killed in a training accident involving a vehicle that also injured three soldiers in Fort Polk, Louisiana. The incident is under investigation.
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Sources: Officer, enlisted force-outs to increase

6 hours 11 sec ago
The officer corps may not have seen the last of the involuntary separation and early retirement boards that so far have cut short the careers of some 1,700 Regular Army captains and majors.
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Pot-for-PTSD researcher denied reinstatement

6 hours 30 min ago
The University of Arizona has rejected a marijuana researcher's plea to keep her job after her contract was terminated in June.
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