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Experts urge close German-US relations despite Trump

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 03:50
Several prominent German foreign policy experts are urging the incoming German government not to turn away from the United States despite U.S. President Donald Trump's unilateral "America first" stance.

Germany to extend some border controls for another 6 months

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 03:45
The German government says it will extend passport controls along some of its national borders for another six months starting in November.

Trump threatens NBC but experts see no real risk to licenses

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 02:43
President Donald Trump is threatening NBC's broadcast licenses because he's not happy with how its news division has covered him. But experts say his threats aren't likely to lead to any action.

Schedule change will cause some Korea teams to miss district play

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 23:01
In any other year, DODEA-Korea’s cross country, volleyball and tennis teams would have district tournaments to prepare for Far East tournaments.

Daegu, Humphrey to get a feel for each other before title game

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 23:01
It’s rare that two teams get a chance to see each other two weeks before they likely play each other for Far East Division II football’s top prize.

Friday night games will help define D-I playoff picture

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 23:01
While it’s a fall fixture in the United States, Friday night football isn’t as common in Europe. Lengthy travel times and a shortage of the lights that make those Friday nights possible shift most DODEA-Europe gridiron action to Saturday afternoons.

Marines launch AAVs from Philippine ship during Kamandag drills

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 23:00
The tracked amphibious landing vehicles, known as AAVs, launched seven times between Oct. 2-9 from the BRP Tarlac, one of the Philippines’ two new landing platform dock ships.

Pair of medics will represent Fort Bliss at Armywide competition

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 22:50
Two young noncommissioned officers from Fort Bliss will get a chance to show off their medic skills and compete against the best from across the Army later this month.

Fort Story soldier sentenced to prison for role in fatal drag race on post

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 21:19
Jonathan B. Richard, 22, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for his role in a fatal drag race on Joint Expeditionary Base Fort Story.

Their families are suffering in Puerto Rico; the Army needs them in Alaska

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 19:46
The devastation in Puerto Rico and lack of information from family has proved stressful and distracting to members of the Puerto Rico National Guard posted to Fort Greely.

Facebook exec meets with lawmakers amid Russia probe

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 19:12
Wednesday's meetings are ahead of a Nov. 1 House Intelligence Committee hearing at which Facebook, Twitter and Google are expected to testify.

Airman pleads guilty to child sex trafficking

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 17:49
Dalian Washington faces at least 10 years behind bars after entering the plea Wednesday.

Congressmen consider proposal to slash GI Bill flight school benefits

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 17:12
Congressmen heard arguments Wednesday for cutting federal funding given to veterans who attend flight training programs, with some veteran advocates saying the schools use a loophole to charge inordinate amounts for tuition and abuse the GI Bill.

Man sues city for arresting him over parody Facebook page

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 16:59
A man acquitted of a felony for creating a fake Facebook page that parodied a suburban Cleveland police department is suing the city, saying they violated his right to free speech.

Congress’ Dreamer dealing puts Cornyn on immigration tightrope

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 16:14
Texas Republican John Cornyn, whose past immigration work has earned him enemies on the left and right, could face his toughest challenge on the issue yet in Congress’ Dreamer dilemma.

Book details lives of female pilots who flew in Hitler's Luftwaffe

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 16:03
We know – and adore – stories of The Greatest Generation. But what about their enemies – their female enemies? Acclaimed author Clare Mulley tackles this long overdue subject in “The Women Who Flew for Hitler: A True Story of Soaring Ambition and Searing Rivalry.”

Spike in abandoned boats off Navy base prompts calls for crackdown

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 15:49
The Navy, which pays for the clean-ups because the boats wash onto its shore, says each vessel costs between $2,500 and $50,000 to remove.

Spain gives ultimatum to Catalonia: Back down or be punished

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 15:45
Spanish authorities gave Catalonia's separatist leader five days to explain whether his ambiguous statement on secession was a formal declaration of independence.

Trump says Iran deal decision coming 'very shortly'

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 15:41
President Donald Trump says he will "very shortly" announce his decision on U.S. participation in the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, as aides prepared for an end-of-the-week rollout.

Militants that attacked US troops in Niger were new to area

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 15:34
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Islamic militants that ambushed and killed U.S. Army commandoes in Niger last week hadn't operated in that area before.