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Royals sweep Lancers to end 2017 on positive note

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 15:22
Teams won't officially play again until Jan. 12-13 due to holiday break.

Gold Star families, wounded veterans visit Kabul base

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 15:21
Residents at NATO’s Resolute Support headquarters in Kabul welcomed three Gold Star families and four wounded veterans to the base on Saturday.

Report: Croat war criminal cremated after death at Hague

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 15:17
Croatia's state television says a private ceremony was held Thursday for Slobodan Praljak, who was convicted of war crimes in Bosnia and sentenced to 20 years in prison. He gulped what he said was poison after judges at the war crimes tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, confirmed his verdict at an appeals hearing.

Naples stamps itself as contender by ending Stuttgart streak

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 15:13
Wildcats stay perfect on the season and hand defending D-I champion Panthers first loss in 39-35 win in Vicenza.

Several new firsts as Alconbury hosts first marksmanship meet

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 14:31
A single bulls-eye separated first and second place as Jazmyn Taylor finished with 282-8 against Victoria Jackson’s 282-7.

China is pessimistic about Korean crisis

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 14:24
China expressed pessimism about bringing the North Korean standoff to a peaceful resolution, even as Kim Jong Un’s regime touted new United Nations support for “regular” talks.

Israeli strikes kill 2 Hamas men after Gaza rocket attack

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 13:58
Israeli airstrikes killed two Hamas members early Saturday following a rocket attack on Israel, in the latest fallout from President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital — a development that has roiled the region and the larger Muslim world.

Army-Navy by the numbers

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 13:15
Some significant numbers heading into the 118th Army-Navy Game on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field.

Wiesbaden takes 3 of 4 from Black Forest

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 13:04
Boys sweep Friday-Saturday series behind relentless defense, while girls earn split.

Firefighters begin to turn the tide on Southern California wildfires

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 13:00
Firefighters hoped to make more progress Saturday against wildfires burning from Ojai to Oceanside, destroying more than 500 structures and forcing hundreds of thousands to flee from their homes.

Snow slows or shuts down much of the Deep South

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 13:00
Snowfall shrouding much of the Deep South began tapering off early Saturday, but freezing temperatures kept roads slick and thousands without electricity throughout the region while planes remained grounded at the world's busiest airport.

Ramstein on a roll before mats packed up for holiday break

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:57
But Royals are among many teams trying to get new wrestlers up to speed in time for season-ending championships.

Bic was hip. But then the world, and investors, moved on

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:48
Shares in the French maker of lighters, pens and razors have slumped 40 percent from their 2015 peak. The family-controlled company that built a global brand in the 1960s and 1970s with brightly colored products and kicky marketing now is struggling to catch up with rivals that have embraced online sales and shifting consumer trends.

Iraq declares victory in war against Islamic State

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:38
After three years of combat, Iraq’s prime minister declared victory Saturday over Islamic State, saying government forces have driven the militants from their last footholds in the country.

Falcons boys break through for first victory

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:06
Caleb Lee, the lone returner on Far East Boys Division I Tournament champion Seoul American, had 21 points, six rebounds, four steals and three assists.

Truck driver charged with manslaughter in Maine crash that killed Air Force veteran

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 11:42
Walter Williamson was an 83-year-old retired mechanical engineer, Air Force veteran and widower, according to his obituary, which also said he enjoyed traveling the country with his dog.

Study looks at fish oil as a possible way help to prevent or delay Alzheimer's disease

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 11:35
A study at University of Wisconsin Health and the Madison’s Veterans Hospital is seeing if veterans with a parental history of Alzheimer’s might be helped by a high-dose, prescription variety of a common supplement: fish oil.
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