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Ivanka Trump hears groans as she defends her father in Berlin

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:49
Ivanka Trump drew groans and hisses Tuesday from an audience in Berlin while defending her father's attitude toward women, but she brushed it aside as "politics" during her first overseas trip as a White House adviser.

Construction to begin on veterans memorial in North Carolina

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:48
After several false starts, construction will soon begin on the proposed Liberty Veterans Memorial and Gardens in North Carolina.

Coast Guard: Fewer Cuban rafts trying to reach US soil

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:48
The U.S. Coast Guard says Cuban migrants are less likely to use homemade rafts to try to reach Florida since the end of a policy granting residency to Cubans arriving on American soil.

Islamic State car bomb kills 4 tribesmen in Egypt's Sinai

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:40
An Islamic State suicide bomber attacked a tribal checkpoint in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, killing four members of a powerful local tribe and wounding others, Egyptian security officials said.

Russia steps in after Ukraine cuts power to rebel-held east

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:37
In a move that further cements Russia's control over parts of eastern Ukraine, Russian officials announced Tuesday they will begin supplying electricity to separatist-controlled areas after the Ukrainian government cut off power because of a heavy backlog of unpaid bills.

US F-35 stealth fighters arrive in Estonia for NATO drills

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:34
Two U.S. F-35 fighter jets arrived on Tuesday in NATO member Estonia to take part in the military alliance's drills as the aircraft saw their first operational deployment in continental Europe.

Military ethics degree program at Case Western Reserve University explores complexities of war

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:08
The program starts this fall and is designed for students interested in careers in government, policy and foreign affairs, military service or working with veterans, according to Shannon E. French, head of the new Masters of Arts degree program.

Pentagon sees F-35 delivery rate as improving, but still falling behind schedule again this year

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:50
The Pentagon's contract management agency forecasts Lockheed Martin Corp. will deliver 57 of its F-35 jets this year, nine fewer than the company plans.

US Air Force to launch test missile off Central California coast

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:49
An unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile will be launched Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to test the weapon’s effectiveness, accuracy and readiness, according to the Air Force Global Strike Command.

Police investigate paratrooper's death near Fort Bragg, NC

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:36
Officials at Fort Bragg said Fayetteville police are investigating the death of a 24-year-old member of the 82nd Airborne Division.

Vance Air Force Base visitor's center renamed for late airman

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:23
Staff Sgt. Cristina Mendez was remembered by those who knew her as a dedicated and passionate young lady with a positive attitude and a beautiful, infectious smile.

Thai government approves purchase of $393 million submarine from China

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:06
Thailand's government has approved the purchase of its first submarine in more than half a century, the country's top defense official said Tuesday, calling the $393 million deal with China necessary and a bargain.

Outgoing CIA lawyer says the top threat facing US is cyber

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:04
Knowing what she knows now, Caroline Krass says digital attacks are the biggest threat the country will face in the future. "It's constantly evolving, it's unknown," she said at an event at Georgetown University Law School on Tuesday.

US rotational forces in Europe conduct largest training event since arrival

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:47
The rotational armored brigade deployed to Europe has carried out its largest exercise so far, with nearly 1,400 troops and more than 800 vehicles conducting a live-fire exercise here.

Ship-repair industry in southeastern Virginia bracing for more than 1,000 new layoffs

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:31
A minimum of 1,000 layoffs are projected in the Hampton Roads region’s ship-repair yards in the weeks and months ahead, some of which have already begun to unfold.

Analysts expound on why N. Korea's big army day has taken a backseat

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:16
Since the rise of Kim Jong Un, North Korea's annual April 25 army anniversary commemoration has taken a backseat to Kim Il Sung's birthday, which is celebrated with an unparalleled display of North Korean patriotism and power.

8th Army gets ready to move – the statue of a Korean War hero

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:41
After years of delays, the 8th Army headquarters started the clock Tuesday on completing its move to a base south of the South Korean capital by mid-July.

UN chief says Yemen aid conference draws $1.1 billion in pledges

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:35
The U.N. secretary-general says international donors at a Geneva aid conference have pledged $1.1 billion to help beleaguered, war-torn Yemen this year.

Extrajudicial killings prompt suit against Duterte at the International Criminal Court

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:09
A lawyer has filed a case against Rodrigo Duterte in the International Criminal Court in The Hague, arguing that the tribunal should charge him with crimes against humanity

Temporary C602 road closure to affect travel between Mildenhall and Lakenheath

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:00
The C602 road between Eriswell Road and Holywell Row, Suffolk, will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from until Thursday for maintenance works, according to the Suffolk County Council.