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Obama 'deeply concerned' about latest violence in Ukraine

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 08:12
President Barack Obama says his administration is "deeply concerned" about the latest deadly flare-up in eastern Ukraine, but he says he won't change how he's handling the situation.

Obama, Modi cite breakthrough on India civil nuclear program

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 07:57
President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi say they have achieved a breakthrough understanding to free up U.S. investment in nuclear energy development in India.

Kadena sweeps Okinawa Friendship tourneys

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 06:45
Kortez Hixon's buzzer-beater wins it for boys, while girls rout Japanese foe.

Bodies of three more Lebanese soldiers found near Syrian border

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:39
The intense gun battles have again dramatized how violence from the Syrian civil war, now approaching its fourth year, has migrated into neighboring Lebanon.

Frustration ahead? Another subcontractor parts ways with military car shipper

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:23
For the second time in a month, a key subcontractor for the company that ships military members’ cars overseas has parted ways with the firm because of a payment dispute.

Civil War saga: Black re-enactors tell their side of the story

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:16
This year, hundreds of thousands of tourists are expected to attend events at former battlefields and other historic sites marking the sesquicentennial of the end of the war.

Security tightened on anniversary of Egypt's 2011 uprising

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 03:52
Police have sealed off several main squares in Cairo and beefed up security at vital state installations.

1,000 paratroopers from 82nd Airborne headed to Iraq this week

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 03:44
They'll join about 250 paratroopers from the Panther Brigade already deployed to provide security to U.S. personnel.

Minnesota National Guard unit's Liberia mission canceled

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 03:26
Nearly 700 members of the Minnesota Army National Guard with the Rosemount-based 34th Red Bull Infantry Division were scheduled to be deployed in May.

Holy Cross surges ahead at the half, beats Navy 76-65

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 02:49
Navy (7-13, 3-5 Patriot League) took an 11-point lead midway through the first half but was held to just six points in the final 6 minutes before the break.

Boise State edges past Air Force 77-68

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 02:44
Marek Olesinski led Air Force (8-11, 1-7) with 24 points and 10 rebounds, and Hayden Graham chipped in 14 points.

Commissary hour, day, discount cuts under consideration in new proposal

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 01:38
The Defense Department is again considering cutting the hours and days that commissaries are open, the Navy Times reported on its website.

Illinois agency wants policy for future war memorials

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 01:03
The group that oversees the Illinois' historic sites wants public input before creating guidelines for any future state war memorials in Springfield, including one in the works for Purple Heart recipients.

More female drill sergeants help change cadence at Fort Leonard Wood

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 00:36
The platoon of 70 greenhorn soldiers rested on the barracks tile floor during a recent evening of Army basic combat training, while their drill sergeant, Megan Slone, gave a final lesson for the day about how to sight a rifle.

Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on New Defense Cooperation with India

DoD News Releases - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 00:00
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Truck bombing in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, wounds 2

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 22:29
A truck packed with explosives blew up on the outskirts of the Afghan capital on Sunday, police said, in the first such violent incident in Kabul for almost three weeks.

Illinois bill would ban drones for hunting

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 22:23
When it comes to preserving fair chase in hunting, Illinois already bans using bait to lure, dogs to kill and certain lights to see animals at night.

NTSB wants devices to prevent flight disappearances

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 22:02
The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending to the Federal Aviation Administration that it require aircraft on trans-oceanic routes be equipped with devices that will allow searchers to find them if they crash.

Canadian pleads not guilty in terror case that killed 5 US soldiers

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 21:04
A Canadian man pleaded not guilty Saturday to U.S. charges that he sent money and provided other long-distance support to Tunisian jihadists believed responsible for a 2009 suicide attack in Iraq that killed five American soldiers.

Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Murder of Japanese Citizen Haruna Yukawa

DoD News Releases - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 00:00
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