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Additional remains of soldier killed in Niger found as US investigates ambush

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:36
U.S. military officials investigating the deadly ambush on an Army Special Forces team in Niger last month discovered additional remains of an American soldier killed in the attack while combing the scene for evidence, Pentagon officials said Tuesday.

French police arrest 3 in probe into Charlie Hebdo attack

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:26
French counterterrorism police have arrested three people in an investigation into the January 2015 attacks on Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in Paris.

N. Korea still welcome at Olympics despite US terror designation

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:10
North Korea is still welcome to join the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea despite President Donald Trump’s decision to put it back on the U.S. terrorism blacklist, the foreign ministry said Tuesday.

US, South Korea agree to increase public transparency of military affairs

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:59
The United States and South Korea agreed Tuesday to increase public transparency by promising to “disclose non-confidential information” related to the U.S. military presence on the divided peninsula.

DPAA to investigate whether British remains from Korean War are actually American

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:56
United Nations Command has sent the remains of an unknown British servicemember killed in the Korean War to the United States to find out whether he may actually be an American.

Iraqi officials: Bombing in contested town kills 32 people

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:51
A suicide bomber detonated a pickup truck loaded with explosives, killing 32 people at a marketplace, Iraqi officials said. The attack occurred in a contested town claimed by Baghdad and the Kurdish region.

FCC has unveiled its plan to repeal its net neutrality rules

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:51
Federal regulators unveiled a plan Tuesday that would give Internet providers broad powers to determine what websites and online services their customers can see and use, and at what cost.

A toothless military, not warmongering, ails Japan

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:36
If Japan were located in a peaceable region, its military challenges would not be a cause for concern. But Northeast Asia is one of the most dangerous neighborhoods on the globe.

Yemen’s man-made crisis has no end in sight

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:27
In both the United States and Britain, which also has a deep security relationship with Riyadh, there is growing recognition of complicity in Yemen’s misery.

Millions face pain, withdrawal as opioid prescriptions plummet

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:18
Millions of painkiller-dependent users inhabit a vast gray zone somewhere between medical patient and drug addict. They are finding themselves suddenly abandoned in droves by the medical system, sometimes with catastrophic consequences.

House Veterans committee chairman takes oversight on the road

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:08
Members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs have conducted 23 visits between January and September — many of them to VA facilities accused of wrongdoing. Rep. Phil Roe has been part of about a dozen of those visits, including a three-state trip that began Friday.

German domestic political woes may have international effect

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:03
The collapse of talks to form a new German government has weakened Chancellor Angela Merkel and left her country, an influential European economic powerhouse, facing months more political instability. What does the uncertainty mean for the rest of the world?

Las Vegas gun massacre lawsuits go from a trickle to a flood

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:58
A slew of lawsuits have been filed by victims of the Las Vegas attack, which left almost 60 dead and more than 500 wounded. The alleged gunman, Stephen Paddock, shot attendees of the Route 91 country music festival from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort on the night of Oct. 1.

The danger in how some defend Moore, Franken

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:45
When conscience means nothing, all that is left is power. The result is a nihilism that, history has shown us, ends up nowhere good.

Why Dems should tell Franken to resign

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:43
If Democrats call for Franken to resign, it would demonstrate that they’re willing to put their actions where their principles are, that they want to take this opportunity to begin really changing the culture of male supremacy that makes widespread sexual harassment possible.

Landmark Mladic verdict closely watched in the Balkans

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:42
Deep divisions persist in the Balkans over the U.N. war crimes court's role in delivering justice and paving the way for reconciliation in the war-torn region of Europe. More than 20 years on, the nations in the region are still led by nationalist politicians and remain divided deeply along ethnic lines.

Vandals strike vehicles, homes affiliated with the US military on Okinawa

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:30
A number of U.S. military affiliated vehicles and apartment buildings were vandalized over the weekend, shortly after a fatal vehicle accident involving a Marine and a Japanese national.

Booze ban likely means a dry Thanksgiving for Japan-based servicemembers

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:12
Servicemembers in Japan can expect a ban on alcoholic beverages to last at least through Thanksgiving, a wing commander told troops Tuesday in western Tokyo.