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2 hrs ago | KHGI

Pellet gun firing causes Navy base lockdown

A major Navy base ground to a halt for more than two hours Thursday after a sailor waved a weapon from a sixth-floor barracks room that turned out to be a pellet gun used for recreational purposes, officials said.

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6 hrs ago | KFVS12

'X-Men' director calls sex abuse suit a shakedown

A 67-year-old grandfather was sentenced Thursday to life in prison with no chance of parole in the killing of two women at a Detroit retirement home.

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Related Topix: X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Navy

9 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Witness: Iraqi teens posed no threat before death

For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Explosion, US Army

13 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

First lady announces job site for vets

First lady Michelle Obama announced the new Veterans Employment Center at Fort Campbell, Ky., during a special veterans' jobs summit, which comes as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wind down.

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17 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Bomb kills 4 in Pakistan; airstrikes hit militants

The airstrikes pounded two militant hideouts in a remote area of Tirah Valley in the Khyber tribal region near the Afghan border, three military officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, US Air Force, Afghanistan,

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Complaint: Ex-Blue Angels head led lewd workplace

In this Sept. 10, 2011 photo provided by the U.S. Navy, Capt. Greg McWherter, commanding officer and flight leader of the U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, responds to the crowd at the Guardians of Freedom Air Show in Lincoln, Neb.

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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Russia's Lavrov: U.S. 'running show' in Kiev

The Ukraine crisis simmered Wednesday, if not with actual fighting, then with fighting words from the key outside players in the conflict: the United States and Russia, whose foreign minister accused Washington of "running the show" in Kiev.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Army

OregonLive.com

US Army soldier accused of killing 2 unarmed teenagers in Iraq

The two unarmed Iraqi brothers posed no threat as they herded cattle in a palm grove where a U.S. Army reconnaissance team was hidden one day seven years ago.

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Click2Houston

Ukraine crisis goes on; U.S. troops in Poland

A contingent of U.S. Army paratroopers arrived in Poland on Wednesday, the first of what will be a "persistent presence" of U.S. troops as the crisis in nearby Ukraine continues to unfold.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US News, US Army, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization),

Fox 23

Colombia crash caused by plane hitting hill, Air Force says

Air Force investigators on Wednesday said a plane crash that killed four people in Colombia this past fall occurred when the plane's pilots failed to stay over water and slammed into a hill.

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Related Topix: Langley Air Force Base, US Air Force, Air Accidents

ABC News

Dutch Scramble Jets After Russian Bombers Approach

The Dutch defense department says several NATO member countries scrambled jets Wednesday afternoon after a pair of Russian bomber planes approached their airspace over the North Sea.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, US Air Force

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Ex-cop named NY Army Guard's top enlisted soldier

A retired Rochester police officer who served in the Iraq War has been selected to become the next senior enlisted soldier in the New York Army National Guard.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, US National Guard, Albany, NY, Westchester County, NY

KIII

Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

The Senate's forthcoming report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques could add to the legal complications facing the long-delayed U.S. military tribunals of terrorist suspects at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US News, Camp Delta, Terrorism, US Navy

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Material on Australian shore examined in jet hunt

Unidentified material that has washed ashore in southwestern Australia is being examined for any link to the lost Malaysian plane, authorities said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Western Australia, Australia Travel, Australia, World News, US Navy, US News

Brandon Sun

Kansas judge to consider Pfc. Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change name from Bradley

A Kansas judge has scheduled a hearing to consider Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change her name from Bradley Manning.

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Related Topix: US Army, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS

Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBS Local

Blue Angels Returning To Chicago Air Show

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights are returning to the annual Chicago Air and Water Show.

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Turnto10.com

Navy veteran, 92, finally gets military medals

A 92-year-old military veteran has gotten long-overdue medals he earned for serving in the Navy during World War II.

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Related Topix: US Navy, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jack Reed, Democrat

ABC News

Court: Ohio Man Must Pay $489,000 for False Call

An Ohio man who was 19 when he made a false distress call that triggered a massive, 21-hour search on Lake Erie must pay $489,000 in restitution to the U.S. and Canadian agencies involved in the needless rescue effort, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Coast Guard

The Daily Star

US troops head to exercises in Eastern Europe

File - U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel meets with members of the U.S. Army and Marines during his visit to the Kabul Military Training Center in Kabul, in this March 10, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Marine Corps, Italy, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

WTOP-FM Washington

Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

In this March 31, 2014 file photo, South Korean and U.S. Marines aim their machine guns during the U.S.-South Korea joint landing exercises called Ssangyong, part of the Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, North Korea, US Marine Corps, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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