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Indiana man receives combat awards decades after earning them

1 hour 4 sec ago
More than 45 years after earning but never receiving several combat medals, a proud Vietnam War veteran finally had his moment in the sun Thursday at a joyful ceremony surrounded by family members and friends.

Marine killed in car crash remembered for selflessness

1 hour 3 min ago
Family members of Robert Telles III said the American flag draped over the Marine’s body after he died in a car crash on Wednesday symbolized the way he lived.

Retired general calls Islamic State 'most dangerous threat' to US

1 hour 5 min ago
Retired Army Gen. George A. Joulwan returned Thursday to his native Schuylkill County to warn people of the dangers of terrorism in this country and around the world. “ISIS is the most dangerous threat to the civilized world today,” Joulwan told about 300 people at a luncheon.

Headstones of Native Americans missing for decades returned to relatives

1 hour 10 min ago
For more than a decade, Norridge resident Verlyn Spreeman has sought information to learn more about his ancestors, most notably Alexander Robinson, a famed Native American chief who is said to have helped U.S. military families after the Fort Dearborn Massacre of 1812.

Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Nigeria, shut down

1 hour 38 min ago
Armed militants attacked a major Chevron oil and gas facility off Nigeria's southern coast, the military said Friday, and the U.S.-based multinational said it was forced to shut production there but its exports will continue.

Officials say Saudi security officer killed after Mecca raid

1 hour 43 min ago
Officials in Saudi Arabia say a security officer has been shot and killed in the holy city of Mecca, just hours after a raid there targeting suspected Islamic State militants.

Marine's wife is Military Spouse of the Year

1 hour 44 min ago
Marine Corps spouse Natasha Harth of Marine Corps Barracks Washington was named the 2016 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year at a luncheon Thursday at Fort Myer, Va.

Morocco arrests suspect linked to extremist group in Libya

1 hour 49 min ago
Morocco's Interior Ministry says a person suspected of ties with an extremist group active in Libya has been arrested.

Spain: Police find 15 migrant youths hidden in junk cargo

1 hour 51 min ago
Spanish police say they found 15 migrant youths hidden in cargo of junk that was to be shipped from a north African enclave to mainland Spain for processing.

Kadena tops Kubasaki on diamonds

1 hour 55 min ago
Senior right-handed transfer from North Carolina pitches a no-hitter and helped himself with two hits and two RBIs as Kadena blanked Kubasaki 9-0 in Friday’s regular season baseball finale.

Former Guam Homeland Security employee pleads guilty in meth case

1 hour 55 min ago
A former Guam Office of Homeland Security employee has pleaded guilty to charges that he conspired to have a package of methamphetamine mailed to the office.

Abe eases Putin isolation in rare visit by G-7 leader to Russia

2 hours 1 min ago
President Vladimir Putin met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a rare bilateral visit by a Group of Seven leader, marking a breakthrough in Kremlin efforts to end Russia's isolation since it intervened in Ukraine more than two years ago.

Brother of Paris attacks ringleader sentenced in Morocco

2 hours 10 min ago
A Moroccan court has sentenced a brother of the suspected Paris attacks ringleader to two years in prison. Yassine Abaaoud, a younger brother of Abdelhamid Abaaoud, had been convicted of being an apologist for terror.

Navy hospital billing delays cause problems

2 hours 17 min ago
For years, no one did much about thousands of civilian medical bills stacking up at U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka.

Colombia arrests alleged big money launderer from Panama

2 hours 19 min ago
Colombian authorities have arrested a prominent Panama businessman sought by the United States and dismantled an empire of businesses that the U.S. says were part of a top worldwide money-laundering organization for drug traffickers.

Erdogan firm on terror laws, set on presidential system

2 hours 30 min ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at Europe on Friday, saying his nation will not reform its anti-terrorism legislation for the sake of visa-free travel to Europe for its citizens.

US Navy commander says canceled Hong Kong visit a minor hurdle

2 hours 37 min ago
The commander of the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet on Friday dismissed the cancellation of a planned port visit to Hong Kong by an American aircraft carrier as a "minor hurdle" in relations between the two militaries.

JaPANDAsia introduces Pacific cultures to US students in Japan

2 hours 52 min ago
Students at Joan K. Mendel Elementary experienced the staples of Japanese and other Asian cultures firsthand Thursday during the school’s annual JaPANDAsia festival.

White House honors companies pledging to hire, train veterans

2 hours 56 min ago
First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden announced Thursday that more than 50 companies have pledged to hire and train veterans and military spouses in conjunction with their Joining Forces initiative to help support veterans and their families.

New leader picked for intelligence group at Wright-Patterson

3 hours 38 min ago
A Council on Foreign Relations military academic fellow has been chosen as the next commander of a secretive Air Force intelligence agency.