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Ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn faces new scrutiny for ties to Turkey

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:15
It is a felony to fail to register as a foreign agent, and potentially a far more serious crime to agree to secretly act on another government’s behalf after being named to a senior post in the White House, or not to report a possible bribe.

Trump’s ‘soft on crime’ crack falls apart quickly

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:12
The criticism echoed long-running Republican talking points about Democrats. But some said that the attack rang particularly hollow.

A liberal at a Trump country Thanksgiving

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:10
Another Thanksgiving, another season of bracing for conversation with your favorite right-wing uncle. Or so the shopworn liberal trope would have it.

World War II vet to get Moroccan award he earned decades ago

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:08
A 90-year-old World War II veteran is finally getting the military decoration he earned fighting a large blaze in Morocco more than 70 years ago.

US declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in Myanmar

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:04
The U.S. declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing," threatening penalties for military officials engaged in a brutal crackdown that has sent more than 600,000 refugees flooding over the border to Bangladesh.

Disneyland is adding 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' scenes to its Star Tours ride

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:01
"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" doesn't open in theaters until Dec. 15, but Disneyland visitors who board a vehicle on the Star Tours attraction can get an early glimpse of scenes from the film.

Army looks to replace $6B battlefield network after finding it vulnerable to breach

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:44
The U.S. Army has concluded that its $6 billion battlefield communications system would likely be breached by Russia or China in the event of a big-power conflict, rendering it all but useless against sophisticated foes

South Korea’s Jeju Island gets first visit from US submarine

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:39
The USS Mississippi became the first American submarine to visit South Korea’s touristy Jeju Island with a port visit this week.

Garbage-collection halt at Okinawa bases could last up to 10 days

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:29
Trash collection at military housing areas on Okinawa is on hold while authorities sort out issues with a local refuse contractor.

'Darkest Hour' gives Oldman, Mendelsohn big chance to work together

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:02
Gary Oldman and Ben Mendelsohn had only one scene together when they worked on “The Dark Knight Rises.” That was all they needed as the pair struck up an immediate friendship. They exchanged contact information and parted with the hope that they would work together again.

Death toll from Iraq suicide attack rises to 36 people

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 09:51
Iraqi officials have increased the death toll from a suicide attack in a contested town claimed by Baghdad and the Kurdish region to 36 people, up from 32.

N. Korea criticizes US over designation as terror sponsor

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 09:33
North Korea on Wednesday called U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to relist it as a state sponsor of terrorism a "serious provocation" that justifies its development of nuclear weapons.

Poll: 1 in 3 Americans dreads political talk at Thanksgiving

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 08:21
The debate over whether to talk politics at Thanksgiving — or not — is about as American as the traditional feast itself. By Christmas 2016, 39 percent of U.S. adults said their families avoided conversations about politics, according to the Pew Research Center.

3 missing after Navy aircraft crashes into Philippine Sea

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 02:56
Three people were missing Wednesday after a Navy aircraft went down in the Philippine Sea while en route to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan.

Syria's opposition, divided and varied, to get a new face

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 02:05
Syria's notoriously fragmented opposition is gathering in the Saudi capital for a meeting intended to close ranks and come up with a unified vision ahead of a new round of peace talks in Geneva.

Blackwater founder to appear before House Russia-Trump probe

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 01:53
Erik Prince, the founder of the Blackwater private security firm and a presence during Trump’s presidential transition, is scheduled to appear next week before the House Intelligence Committee as part of its probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

Fiery death of ex-North Korean prisoner not believed to be homicide

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 01:34
Investigators suspect the death of Aijalon Gomes, a former teacher who was held captive in North Korea in 2010 after illegally crossing into the country, was a suicide.

Reports: Object spotted on ocean floor in hunt for missing submarine

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 01:29
A U.S. navy plane searching for a missing Argentinian submarine on Tuesday spotted an object on the ocean floor, local media reported.