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Solar array to power Army National Guard facility in Vermont approved

1 hour 33 min ago
The state's utilities regulator has signed off on a plan to build a 1.8 megawatt solar array to power the Vermont Army National Guard facility in Westminster.

US board declines to release '20th hijacker' from Guantanamo

1 hour 40 min ago
A board reviewing the status of Guantanamo Bay prisoners has decided against releasing a Saudi allegedly chosen to be a hijacker in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack.

Coast Guard: Problem in engine room led to flooding on boat

1 hour 43 min ago
A problem in the engine room led to flooding on board a fishing boat off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, forcing the crew to abandon ship, the Coast Guard said Wednesday.

Church attacker nurtured jihad in quiet French town

1 hour 44 min ago
Adel Kermiche nursed his obsession with jihad in this quiet French town alongside the Seine River, and his twice-thwarted attempt to join Islamic State extremists in Syria ended with an attack on an elderly priest celebrating Mass in its sturdy stone church.

UN accuses Boko Haram of 'almost unimaginable' brutality

2 hours 15 min ago
Boko Haram is engaged in "almost unimaginable" violence and brutality that has forced massive numbers of people to flee their homes and led to unprecedented numbers of people in need, the U.N. humanitarian chief said Wednesday.

Homeland Security employee caught with gun pleads not guilty

2 hours 23 min ago
A Department of Homeland Security employee has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from entering his agency's Washington headquarters with a gun, knife, infrared camera, pepper spray and handcuffs.

Shooting in SC bar leaves 2 soldiers dead

2 hours 28 min ago
Staff Sgt. Charles Allen Judge Jr., 40, and Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Michael Prins, 29, were shot and killed after they tried to stop a man assaulting a woman in a bar outside Columbia.

Missing ex-Guantanamo detainee reappears in Venezuela

3 hours 3 min ago
A resettled former Guantanamo prisoner who disappeared last month in Uruguay, setting off alarm bells in neighboring countries and recriminations in Washington, has reappeared in Venezuela, an official said Wednesday.

Workshops scheduled ahead of Civil War reenactment in Ohio

3 hours 11 min ago
Morgan’s Raid reenactment of “The Pursuit” will bring cavalry reenactors to make the trek across Meigs County, just as Gen. John Hunt Morgan and his raiders did in 1863.

Turkey, once touted as regional model, is mired in tension

3 hours 18 min ago
Turkey was riding high in 2010, casting its brand of Islamic piety, Western-style democracy and economic growth as a regional model amid popular upheavals in the Mideast and North Africa.

Though sea level rise an issue for military, Republicans try to block planning

3 hours 25 min ago
It’s likely sea level rise will eventually swallow huge swaths of coastal Virginia's military installations, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists. But if congressional Republicans have their way, the military will be blocked from doing anything about it.

Why Syria's al-Qaida may be considering a split

3 hours 27 min ago
Al-Qaida's branch in Syria is considering splitting ties with the global terror group, members say. If it does, that could throw a wrench in talks between the U.S. and Russia on a military partnership in Syria.

Dems’ deserved WikiLeaks blowback

3 hours 36 min ago
Throughout the entirety of the Obama administration, nothing was done as WikiLeaks damaged our national security with its serial leaks of highly classified intelligence documents.

Iraq: Attacks kill at least 14; province takes on militants

3 hours 49 min ago
Militants unleashed a series of attacks Wednesday in and around Baghdad, killing at least 18 people, officials said. South of the Iraqi capital, a provincial council approved a decision allowing authorities to demolish homes of convicted militants and banish their families from the province.

Hunt for D.B. Cooper made an aging Vietnam veteran the target of TV sleuths

4 hours 17 min ago
The FBI announced that it was no longer actively pursuing its 45-year-old investigation. But that isn't likely to deter the people obsessed with finding the folk legend who vanished in 1971 after parachuting out of a plane with $200,000.

Suspected militant killed by police in Bangladesh is a US citizen

4 hours 39 min ago
Police identified seven of the nine suspects killed in a raid in a residential neighborhood in Dhaka. Those identified included six Bangladeshis and American Shazad Rouf, 24, a master's student at North South University in Dhaka.

Democrats said to ignore cybersecurity red flags before theft

4 hours 56 min ago
Computer security consultants hired by the DNC made dozens of recommendations after a two-month review, but the Democratic National Committee didn't follow the security advice it was given according to three people familiar with the matter.

67 killed, 185 wounded in attack on Syrian town near Turkish border

5 hours 9 min ago
At least 67 people were killed and 185 wounded Wednesday in an attack claimed by Islamic State in the northeastern Syrian town of Qamishli, medical sources in the Kurdish-controlled town said.

Fort Drum medical clinic dedicated to fallen soldier

5 hours 14 min ago
The clinic is named for a combat medic killed in Iraq in 2007. Five months earlier, Spc. Matthew C. Bowe was awarded a Bronze Star for aiding wounded soldiers in a separate IED attack, shielding a wounded soldier as an explosion took place nearby.