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Congresswoman fires IT staffer following fraud arrest

7 hours 43 min ago
Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has fired an information technology staffer following his arrest on a bank fraud charge at a Virginia airport where he was attempting to fly to Pakistan.

Rick Perry duped by Russian duo impersonating Ukraine leader

7 hours 54 min ago
Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been fooled by a pair of Russian pranksters impersonating the prime minister of Ukraine.

Law drawing focus in Russia probe rarely ends in prosecution

8 hours 3 sec ago
Criminal prosecutions are rare for people who fail to register as foreign agents, according to a top Justice Department official who testified Wednesday about an obscure law receiving new attention amid investigations into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia.

Kremlin holds off on responding to new US sanctions

8 hours 5 min ago
The Kremlin on Wednesday refrained from discussing its possible response to a new package of U.S. sanctions against Russia before President Donald Trump signs them into law.

Turkish Cypriot officials say Christians can return to army-held villages

8 hours 6 min ago
Turkish Cypriot authorities in the breakaway north of ethnically divided Cyprus said Wednesday they have lifted restrictions on Maronite Christians reclaiming homes and property in villages that have been under Turkish military control for over four decades.

Taliban kill dozens in storming of Afghan base

8 hours 14 min ago
The Taliban attacked an Afghan military base in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday evening, killing more than two dozen soldiers, the Defense Ministry said.

2 Germans missing after helicopter crash in north Mali

8 hours 20 min ago
A U.N. peacekeeping helicopter crashed Wednesday in the desert in northern Mali and two German citizens are unaccounted for, U.N. officials said.

Century-old warship returns to Athens after repairs

8 hours 29 min ago
After three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a 107-year-old battleship returned Wednesday to its berth in Athens, where it serves as a floating museum.

Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker is honored by Marine Corps

8 hours 30 min ago
Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker was honored by the U.S. Marine Corps Monday night before his team faced the Milwaukee Brewers on the third of five "branch days" sponsored by the Nationals during the 2017 season.

UN says Congo military 'elements' dug dozens of mass graves

8 hours 35 min ago
Congo military "elements" are responsible for digging at least 42 mass graves in three Kasai provinces after clashes with alleged militia members in recent months, the United Nations said as experts were appointed Wednesday to look into a growing crisis that has killed hundreds and displaced more than a million people.

Scalise discharged from hospital, beginning rehabilitation

8 hours 38 min ago
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is beginning "intensive inpatient rehabilitation" after being critically wounded in a shooting at a baseball practice last month.

95-year-old WWII vet recalls liberation of Dachau, time as combat medic

8 hours 43 min ago
At 95 years old, it's become as important as ever for World War II veteran Benjamin Cooper to share his war stories.

Mattis targets mandatory training in effort to become more lethal

8 hours 43 min ago
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has ordered a Pentagon review of the mandatory training and administrative requirements his troops face each year that cut into time that they could be spending to prepare for combat.

Items from Auschwitz death camp to tour Europe, America

8 hours 45 min ago
An exhibit of some items from the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz are going on a tour of Europe and North America to bring its tragic truth about the Holocaust to a wider audience.

Shulkin to meet with New Hampshire VA whistleblowers

8 hours 48 min ago
Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin plans to meet next week with doctors who have alleged substandard care at the Manchester VA Medical Center.

Navy officials look at giving 7th Fleet a higher manning priority

9 hours 2 min ago
Sailors could see their chances of deploying to the 7th Fleet increase after Navy officials gathered recently to address personnel gaps in the region.

Trump, Lebanese leader pledge solidarity against terrorism

9 hours 25 min ago
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that supporting Syrian refugees as close to their home as possible is the best way to help them. Trump commented during an appearance with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, whose country is burdened by an influx of refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria and who is counting on continued U.S. assistance to help manage that burden.

Fireworks in the Pacific

9 hours 26 min ago
A calendar of fireworks and festivals in Japan, Okinawa and South Korea.

Casey Affleck goes under a sheet for ’A Ghost Story’

9 hours 32 min ago
Casey Affleck plays the ghost in the new David Lowery film, “A Ghost Story.” For most of the movie, expanding wide Friday, he’s silent and cloaked in a white sheet with eye holes cut out as he returns to his home to look in on his still-living partner played by Rooney Mara. It’s a weird, wild, sometimes funny and breathtakingly gorgeous film that will leave you thinking about the big ideas of love, life, eternity.