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'I love you bro' | Soldier's last messages to an old Army buddy

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:40
Staff Sgt. David T. Brabander died in a crash in Afghanistan on Monday. On Saturday, he swapped text messages with Army Spc. Daniel Hernandez before heading out into the field.

Airman dances way to title of top air force entertainer

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:21
A senior airman at Dover Air Force Base has popped and locked his way to the title of air force entertainer of the year.

African anti-jihadi force gets $130 million at French meet

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:15
French President Emmanuel Macron announced new pledges for a force to counter growing extremism known as the G5 Sahel. Saudi Arabia pledged $100 million and the United Arab Emirates pledged $30 million, in a bid to speed up the full deployment of a military effort by Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mauritania.

Suspected Saudi-led airstrikes kill 15 in Yemen

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:07
Suspected Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen have killed at least 15 people, including prisoners, and wounded more than 30 in the rebel-held capital, Sanaa, rebel officials and eyewitnesses said Wednesday.

Anti-Mueller effort politically motivated

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:06
Republican voters, primed by the delegitimization campaign, will press GOP senators and representatives to support Trump, not Mueller.

Honor American Indians’ military heroism

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:04
By the end of World War II, more than 44,500 American Indians served in the U.S. armed forces. That is more than 10 percent of their population.

Myanmar says 2 Reuters journalists arrested over documents

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:02
Myanmar's government said Wednesday it has arrested two journalists working for the Reuters news agency for possessing "important secret papers" obtained from two policemen who had worked in Rakhine state, where violence widely blamed on security forces has forced more than 625,000 minority Rohingya Muslims to flee into neighboring Bangladesh.

UN court hears appeal in Serbian lawmaker's acquittal

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:53
A prosecutor urged U.N. judges Wednesday to overturn the acquittals of a prominent Serbian ultranationalist on atrocity charges, saying that a failure to do so would inflict lasting damage to the legacy of the groundbreaking war crimes tribunal.

Even after Ala., Bannon’s sticking with plan

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:25
Jones’ victory put the Democrats within striking distance of taking back control of the Senate in 2018. If that happens, the Trump presidency is over.

Dems’ possibilities grow with miraculous victory

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:23
Alabama voters decided they’d prefer not to perpetuate the stereotype of reactionary, racist Southerners.

Maryland center offers shelter, services to oft-overlooked homeless female veterans

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:13
The nonprofit Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training, or MCVET, funded through the federal government, various organizations and private donations, has offered housing and a range of services for homeless male veterans since its launch in 1993. In 1997, it opened its doors to female veterans, serving as one of a handful of resources in the city.

US announces new assistance to Lebanese military

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:02
The new assistance package, including helicopters and other advanced military equipment, was disclosed during a visit by the head of U.S. Central Command Gen. Joseph Votel to Lebanon on Wednesday.

A Christmas journey: Sick children – including several from Walter Reed – fly to Santa’s workshop

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:00
Call it magic. For a few hours on a snowy Saturday before Christmas, some of the sickest children among us forgot that they were sick.

Louisiana panel mulling opportunities for supporting Gold Star families

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:45
Louisiana leaders are looking for ways to enhance how the state honors Gold Star families, the relatives of military members who have died in action.

Rock Hall 2018 class: Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 09:40
Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees.

Russian nuclear plant says it emits leaked nuclear isotope

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 09:24
A senior executive at the Russian nuclear processing plant suspected of being behind a spike of radioactivity over Europe this fall admitted Wednesday that the isotope recorded does emerge as part of the plant's production cycle but said its levels are negligible.

Statement by Department of Defense Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White on the Reappointment of Jens Stoltenberg as NATO Secretary General

DoD News Releases - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 09:02
I congratulate Secretary General Stoltenberg on his reappointment and I can think of no one better
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Judge bars disgraced former House speaker Dennis Hastert from being alone with children

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 08:48
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert must not be left alone with children unless another adult is present who knows that he paid money to conceal that he'd sexually abused teenage boys, a federal judge in Chicago ordered on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press.
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