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3 hrs ago | KIII

51 Year Old Man is Dead, 2 Others Rescued After a Boat Sinks in Copano Bay

According to the US Coast Guard, a 51-year-old man is dead and two others are safe, a 14-year-old girl and 52-year-old man, after their boat sank Sunday morning in Copano Bay, just north of Rockport, Texas.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, US Coast Guard, US News, Rockport, TX

7 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Judge slams Dade county for razing soldier's home

Judge slams Dade county for razing soldier's home Last week U.S. Judge Robert Scola Jr. sided with the father of four.


Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL, US Army

12 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

More than 50 killed in Benghazi, Tripoli clashes

Black plumes of smoke is seen in the vicinity of Camp Thunderbolt, after clashes between militants, former rebel fighters and government forces in Benghazi July 26, 2014.


Related Topix: Africa, Libya, US Air Force

16 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Survivors of USS Indianapolis sinking hold reunion

About a third of the remaining 36 survivors of the worst single seagoing disaster in U.S. Navy history gathered for a reunion this weekend in Indianapolis, the city for which their doomed ship was named.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, US Navy, US News

20 hrs ago |

Coast Guard rescues 5 after boat catches fire near Petit Bois Island

COURTESY UNITED STATES COAST GUARD A Coast Guard Crew stationed in Mobile responded to a boat fire near Petit Bois Islands on Friday.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Thunderbirds to perform at Wisconsin airshow

The Thunderbirds are expected to draw an unusually large crowd to eastern Wisconsin next weekend for the Navy jets' first full performance at the nation's largest convention of pilots.


Related Topix: US Air Force, US News, Flying, Life, Hobbies

WKYC-TV Cleveland

U.S. fighters escort jet back to Canada after threat

Two U.S. fighter jets escorted a Canada-to-Panama flight back to Toronto after a passenger threatened the plane Friday morning U.S. fighters escort jet back to Canada after threat Two U.S. fighter jets escorted a Canada-to-Panama flight back to Toronto after a passenger threatened the plane Friday morning Check out this story on ... (more)


Related Topix: Ohio, US Air Force


Why is U.S. Marine still in Mexican jail?

A U.S. Marine Corps reservist held in a Mexican prison for more than three months on a weapons charge could have been released within days of his detention if not for "missed opportunities" by his original legal counsel, his attorney told CNN.


Related Topix: Prison, US Marine Corps, World News, Mexico, San Ysidro, CA

Daily Journal

FBI: No arrests yet in scam targeting migrant kids

Scammers have been preying on the relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones, officials said.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base, Fort Sill, OK

Windsor Beacon

Russian support gives rebels in Ukraine critical edge

WASHINGTON a?? In the battle between Russian-backed Ukrainian separatists and U.S.-backed national Ukrainian troops, the help each force gets from the outside does not add up to a fair fight.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Marine Corps


U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Travel, Libya Travel, Africa Travel, Tripoli, Libya Travel, US Marine Corps, US Navy

The Town Talk

Vet's remains buried 62 years after plane crash

It seems a lifetime ago that Col. Eugene Smith was declared missing after the Air Force transport plane carrying him to his new command in Alaska went down in a violent storm.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, US Air Force, Dover Air Force Base, US News, Wilmington, DE

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Rockefeller, Zinni elected to Williamsburg panel

The West Virginia Democrat's addition to the board was announced by the Virginia historic attraction Friday.


Related Topix: Williamsburg, VA, US Marine Corps, College of William and Mary, Virginia Military Institute

Cybercast News Service

Defense Department employee gets 2 years in prison

A federal judge has sentenced a Defense Department supervisor who oversaw construction and service contracts at a Southern California Marine Corps base to two years in prison after he pleaded guilty to bribery and other charges.


Related Topix: US Marine Corps, US News

Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

How those veteran voters respond means a lot to Walsh, who has built his election campaign for the Senate around his 33-year career in the National Guard and his proposals to help veterans and their families.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana, US National Guard, US Army, United States Army War College, Life, Veteran Affairs

The Island Packet

Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

The state troopers and game wardens bobbed helplessly in their boats as the men passed their raft and paddles up the bank to others, and a crew of troopers peeked through the tall reeds on the U.S. side for whatever load had just been deposited.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US National Guard


Senate backs new commandant for Marine Corps

By voice vote this week, the Senate approved President Barack Obama's nomination of Gen.


Related Topix: US Marine Corps, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Deseret News

Towering worry surrounds sixth tallest building: Small sinkholes cause big jitters in South Korea

In this July 8, 2014, vehicles pass by the Lotte World Tower, center, under construction in Seoul, South Korea.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, US Air Force

Star Tribune

Youth shot down after speaking out against gun violence continues to inspire, even in death

Dressed in jeans, a low-neck T-shirt and white sneakers, 19-year-old Ravon Jordan strode confidently to the podium to address the city council.


Related Topix: Fort Bragg, US Army, Fayetteville, NC, Cumberland County, NC

Bellingham Herald

Navy secretary: Cost for newest ship will decline

The Navy designed littoral combat ships to have smaller crews and lower costs than other vessels, but a Government Accountability Office report earlier this month said they each cost about $79 million to operate annually.


Related Topix: US Navy