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New York soldier killed in fire rescue honored with 2 valor awards

Stars & Stripes - 0 sec ago
A soldier who died while helping people escape an apartment fire in New York City that claimed 12 lives was honored at a ceremony where military and state officials presented his family with two valor medals.

Navy sends 2 destroyers into the tense Black Sea region

Stars & Stripes - 0 sec ago
Two American destroyers sailed into the Black Sea over the weekend, the first time since 2014 that more than one U.S. warship has operated in this tense region other than in an exercise.

Okinawan murder victim’s family to seek compensation from US government

Stars & Stripes - 45 min 2 sec ago
The family of an Okinawan woman slain by a former U.S. base worker plans to seek reparations from the U.S. government because the convicted killer is unable to pay a court-ordered settlement.

US, South Korea say joint war games will be held after Olympics ‘as planned’

Stars & Stripes - 52 min 2 sec ago
South Korea and the United States confirmed Tuesday that they will hold joint war games on the divided peninsula after the Olympics despite concerns the drills could jeopardize a fragile detente with North Korea.

Statement by James N. Mattis, Secretary of Defense

DoD News Releases - 1 hour 5 min ago
Statement from Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis:For over a decade, Sally Donnelly has been my
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Oscar funnyman says play up envelope mess, not harassers

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 24 min ago
Put comedy writer Bruce Vilanch on the spot by asking if he has a political gag suitable for the Oscars, and he makes a game try.

North Korea poised to launch large-scale cyberattacks, says new report

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 50 min ago
It appears that North Korea has been using previously-unknown holes in the Internet to carry out cyberespionage, according to a report from a cybersecurity company.

Rubber balls and pizza: How San Diego spent $50K prepping for Trump’s border wall prototypes

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 52 min ago
Warned of possibly violent protests over construction of border wall prototypes last fall, San Diego police bought an array of less than lethal weapons, newly released city records show.

Sam Bloch, WWII resistance fighter and guardian of survivors' memory, dies at 93

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 10 min ago
Sam Bloch, who was a teenaged resistance fighter in the forests of Eastern Europe during World War II and who devoted his career to preserving the memory of Jewish Holocaust survivors, including the establishment of museums and museums around the world, died Feb. 4 at his home in Queens, New York. He was 93.

Prosecutors: German angered by immigration attacked refugees

Stars & Stripes - 6 hours 1 min ago
Prosecutors in southwest Germany say a man who attacked and wounded three migrants with a knife apparently acted because he was angry about the government's refugee policy.

Activists: Syria's shelling of Damascus suburb killed 98

Stars & Stripes - 7 hours 13 min ago
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says it was the deadliest day in three years in the area known as Eastern Ghouta.

Trailblazing USAREUR enlisted leader heading to cyber posting

Stars & Stripes - 7 hours 41 min ago
The Army’s first female senior enlisted leader at a service component command is leaving U.S. Army Europe for an assignment at the Army Cyber Command after nearly three years on the Continent.

In laws, rhetoric and acts of violence, Europe is rewriting dark chapters of its past

Stars & Stripes - 8 hours 16 min ago
Events across Europe have served as a potent reminder that Europe's grip on its history is far from assured. In particular, the 20th century's dark detours into Nazism, fascism and state-sponsored anti-Semitism are again being subjected to revision.

No injuries after F-16’s engine catches fire over northern Japan

Stars & Stripes - 9 hours 21 min ago
The blaze caused the pilot of the Fighting Falcon to jettison two external fuel tanks onto an unpopulated area near Lake Ogawara in Aomori Prefecture.

Pentagon's new policy on transgender troops expected by Wednesday

Stars & Stripes - 9 hours 27 min ago
The Pentagon is likely to announce its new policy on transgender troops this week after six months of legal battles that started with President Donald Trump's tweets calling for a ban on their service.

Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah

Stars & Stripes - 10 hours 24 min ago
The GOP's presidential nominee in 2012, Romney announced last week he would seek the nomination to replace retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch.

Before the curling, icemasters go to work on Olympic surface

Stars & Stripes - 10 hours 51 min ago
Curling is the busiest sport at the Olympics, with 18 straight days of competition and as many as three sessions with four concurrent matches per day. And between each game, the ice needs to be repaired and prepared with a new layer of pebbles.

Free program helps Missouri veterans get college education

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 23:49
Veterans Upward Bound, a grant-funded program offered through the U.S. Department of Education, is up and running and seeking eligible Missouri veterans who want to complete a college degree.

17 killed in garbage dump collapse in Mozambique

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 21:39
The garbage in the poor, densely populated area where the disaster happened rose to the height of a three-story building, according to the Portuguese news agency Lusa.
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