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Late veteran lawmaker honored for his support of the military

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 11:28
The late U.S. Rep. Mark Takai was named the recipient of the U.S. Army Pacific’s annual Mana O Ke Koa (Spirit of the Warrior) award Friday.

TIMED OUT DUPE Overpass flags a passion for Delaware business owner

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 11:23
As Eli Valenzuela was tending to the American flag he put up on the overpass that overlooks Del. 1 on Tuesday near the Dover Air Force Base, a truck driver below honked his horn in support.

ISIS threat in Southeast Asia raises alarm in Washington

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 10:09
Southeast Asia's jihadis who fought by the hundreds for the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria now have a different battle closer to home in the southern Philippines. It's a scenario raising significant alarm in Washington.

North Korean man swims south to defect, South Korean military says

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 10:02
A North Korean man defected to South Korea on Sunday after swimming south with plastic foam pieces on his shoulders to help keep him afloat, the military was quoted as saying.

Muslims in Kaiserslautern reflect on their role in the military during Ramadan

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 09:50
Muslims in Kaiserslautern say they find the military to be a protective enclave of tolerance, a “melting pot” where people generally are less insulated and more exposed to other cultures and beliefs.

EU executive seeks official commemoration of Germany's Kohl

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 08:06
The head of the European Commission says he wants an official commemoration of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who led Germany to reunification and was a strong backer of the continent's unity.
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