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Iranian president threatens to revitalize nuclear program

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 09:49
Iran's president warned Tuesday that it could ramp up its nuclear program and quickly achieve a more advanced level if the U.S. continues "threats and sanctions" against the country, which signed a landmark nuclear accord with world powers in 2015.

Proposed act aims to support new mothers in the Guard, Reserves

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 09:48
The Mothers of Military Service (MOMS) Leave Act would allow female members of the Guard and Reserves to receive pay and points toward retirement for six drills weekends, or 12 pay periods.

German defense minister meets with opponents of Germersheim warehouse expansion

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 09:25
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen spoke with a local group opposed to the U.S. military’s plans for a $1 million expansion of a warehouse in the German town of Germersheim, where some residents are worried about the project’s safety.

Libyan warlord forges Russian ties with Moscow visit

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:53
Libyan strongman Kalifa Haftar is meeting with Russian leaders in Moscow in a sign of growing ties with a militiaman whose forces now control a growing swath of territory in the oil-rich north African country.

US WWII vet returns flag to fallen Japanese soldier’s family

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 07:19
A 93-year-old former Marine carried a calligraphy-covered flag to a small Japanese village Tuesday, keeping a battlefield promise he made more than seven decades ago.
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