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Argentina says it may have received signals from missing sub

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 23:01
Argentina's Navy detected seven brief satellite calls Saturday that officials believe may have come from a submarine with 44 crew members that hadn't been heard from in three days.

Servicemen killed in WWII to finally be buried in California

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 21:09
Two U.S. servicemen whose remains were identified more than six decades after they were killed overseas during World War II will finally get funerals in their California hometowns.

Coast Guard stop runaway boat after operator falls out near North Carolina coast

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 20:19
The U.S. Coast Guard says it stopped a runaway boat near the North Carolina coast after the boat's operator was knocked into the water.

No. 9 Notre Dame rebounds from Miami loss to edge Navy

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 19:55
Brandon Wimbush threw for 164 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a score as No. 9 Notre Dame rallied in the rain and wind to beat Navy 24-17 Saturday.

STRATCOM chief says he would reject any illegal nuclear strike order

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 19:07
The top officer at U.S. Strategic Command said Saturday an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused if that order is determined to be illegal.

Argentina steps up search for missing submarine with 44 on board

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 17:48
Argentina's Navy said Saturday it was ramping up the search for a submarine that hadn't been heard from in three days, and at least six other nations said they would join in the effort.

Navy sending search and rescue assets in hunt for missing Argentinian submarine

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 17:12
The U.S. Navy is deploying assets from the San Diego-based Undersea Rescue Command to Argentina to join in the search for the missing Argentinian navy submarine A.R.A. San Juan in the Atlantic Ocean.

'I had to be there': The Museum of the Bible opens in the nation's capital

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 16:20
The book at the center of three major world religions got its own museum in the heart of the nation's capital on Saturday.

Navy is still searching for a plan to reach a 355-ship fleet

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 15:56
Internal Pentagon doubts about the larger Navy spilled into the public eye last month, when acting Navy Undersecretary Thomas Dee told a conference in Washington that a 355-ship Navy would take at least another 30 years to build.

Palestinians vow to suspend talks if US closes PLO mission

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 15:45
The Palestinians threatened on Saturday to suspend all communication with the United States if the Trump administration follows through with plans to close their diplomatic office in Washington.

Zimbabweans say Mugabe must quit now, but more talks are planned

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 14:24
Giddy with joy and finally free to speak out, vast throngs of demonstrators turned Zimbabwe's capital into a carnival ground on Saturday in a peaceful outpouring of disdain for President Robert Mugabe and calls for him to quit immediately.

Lawmakers sign letter opposing back pay for Bowe Bergdahl

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 14:10
Rep. Elise M. Stefanik is one of 100 lawmakers signing onto a letter urging the Army not to award back pay that could be worth more than $300,000 to Bowe Bergdahl.

Special ops deputy commander Kraft praises troops, MOAA

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 14:01
Maj. Gen. James E. Kraft Jr. praised the Military Officers Association of America for its efforts and its advocacy in Washington to protect the benefits, pay and perks of active duty troops and veterans.

Bobby Baker, protege of Lyndon Johnson felled by influence-peddling scandal, dies at 89

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 13:38
Bobby Baker, a protege of future president Lyndon B. Johnson whose career of wealth and privilege came crashing down in an influence-peddling scandal, died Nov. 12 — his 89th birthday — in St. Augustine, Florida.

How a shirt covered in tiny swastikas ended up in a department store

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 13:28
The shirt looked, at first glance, quite simple, even humdrum-a short-sleeved, black button-down, from the streetwear label Airwalk, priced at $12.99, and patterned with tiny, white polka dots. Except they weren't dots. They were swastikas, roughly 14,000 of them in all.

Captive, judge agree neither can force lawyer to go to Guantanamo

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 13:15
A war court judge ended three weeks of hearings trying to resolve a stalemate over a resigned civilian defense team by asking the alleged mastermind of the USS Cole bombing whether he wanted his long-serving capital defense counsel to return to court.

Lebanon's prime minister says he will be in Beirut within days

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:19
Lebanon's Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, said Saturday he will return home in the coming days from where he will declare a political stance for the first time since making a strange resignation announcement from Saudi Arabia that unleashed fears of a political crisis in Lebanon.

Trump delays new policy on importing elephant trophies

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 11:54
President Donald Trump said he's delaying a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."

A guide to what's happened so far in the Mugabe drama

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 11:46
A lot has happened in the past few days in Zimbabwe, where the world's oldest head of state tries to remain in power even under military house arrest. Here's a quick guide to the key events and players.

What were now-grounded Whidbey Island air crew members thinking?

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 11:15
We may never know the motives. But Navy brass are not amused, and the crew of the EA18-G Growler — based at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station — appears to be in big trouble after an obscene image was sketched in the sky.