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Yemeni soldier kills 3 militants wearing veils

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 08:04
Security officials say a Yemeni border guard has shot and killed three suspected militants wearing women's veils as they tried to cross into Saudi Arabia with a male driver.

UN still struggling to move aid into Syria

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 07:26
The U.N.'s decision in July to begin moving aid into war-torn Syria without the consent of President Bashar Assad was heralded as unprecedented. It was the first time that humanitarian need trumped a nation's sovereignty.

First Dems, now Senate GOP object to spending bill

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 07:00
The House has passed an additional stopgap spending to make certain the government doesn't shut down at midnight Saturday when current funding authority runs out.

Japan's weak opposition makes Abe default choice

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 05:18
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is counting on a landslide victory in parliamentary elections Sunday that will likely return his ruling coalition to power with an even bigger majority, empowering him to pursue an ambitious agenda of political and economic reforms.

Indonesia landslide kills 18, leaves 90 missing

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 05:10
A mudslide set off by torrential rains rushed down hills into a village in central Indonesia and swept away scores of homes, killing at least 18 people and leaving 90 others missing, officials said Saturday.

Report: CIA medics aided, complained about tactics

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 03:24
From the early stages of the CIA's coercive interrogations of terror detainees, the agency's health professionals were intimately involved.

Volunteers prepare wreaths to be laid on vets' graves

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 03:02
Lorenzo Morejon jumped from his rig after backing its 53-foot trailer to the elevated platform of a downtown warehouse.

Chinese leaders preside over WWII Nanking massacre remembrance

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 02:26
President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders presided Saturday at a ceremony on the 77th anniversary of the Nanking massacre amid a drive to preserve memories of Japan's brutal invasion and stir patriotism.

Camp Pendleton Marine arrested in connection with infant son's death

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 01:55
Police said the 7-month-old boy was brought to the Camp Pendleton base Naval hospital early Friday with various traumatic injuries.

Canadian sailors' access to alcohol curtailed after bad behavior incident

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 01:24
Booze will not be as cheap or flow as freely aboard Canadian warships after the review of an incident last summer in which a coastal defense vessel was ordered home from a U.S. exercise because of its sailors' bad behavior.

Classified defense satellite launches from Vandenberg

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 23:22
An Atlas V rocket carrying a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office lifted off shortly after 7 p.m. Friday from Vandenberg Air Force Base.

US concern grows over Islamic State fighters training in Libya

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 22:50
Fighters in Libya who have sworn allegiance to the Islamic State are in control of a portion of the eastern coastal city of Derna. They are patrolling the area to try to enforce Islamic morality and have raised the group’s black flag.

Remarks by Deputy Secretary Work at NORAD-USNORTHCOM Change of Command Ceremony

DoD Speeches - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 00:00
As Delivered by Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work , Colorado Springs, Colorado, Friday, December 05, 2014
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Statement on Sexual Assault in the Military

DoD Speeches - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 00:00
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Pentagon Press Briefing Room, Thursday, December 04, 2014
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