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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

China deploys armed drone to multinational drills

China's air force said it deployed an armed drone to multinational anti-terrorism drills on Tuesday, underscoring the country's rapid progress in developing unmanned aerial vehicles.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, US Air Force

8 hrs ago | KION 46

Coast Guard fires on Iranian fishing boat

The U.S. Coast Guard fired at an Iranian fishing dhow in the Persian Gulf after the Iranian boat pointed a machine gun at the American crew, the Navy said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US News

12 hrs ago | ABC News

US Navy Pulls Protesting Nurse From Guantanamo

A Navy nurse who was the first, and apparently only, member of the medical staff at Guantanamo to refuse to take part in the feeding of hunger striking prisoners has had his assignment cut short at the U.S. base in Cuba, officials said Tuesday.


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Cuba, US Navy, World News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Newport, RI

16 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Officials: Egypt, UAE behind airstrikes in Libya

Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, U.S. officials said Tuesday, decrying the intervention as an escalation of the North African country's already debilitating turmoil.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), US Air Force, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

20 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

Report: U.S. Syria surveillance flights begin

U.S. surveillance flights over Syria have started with President Obama's go ahead, a step that will provide potential targets if airstrikes against Islamic State militants are approved.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Navy

Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

US, Chinese officials to meet at Pentagon after jet intercept

U.S. and Chinese military officials will hold talks on rules of behavior at the Pentagon on Wednesday and Thursday, a U.S. official said, days after the United States denounced a ''dangerous'' Chinese jet intercept of a U.S. Navy patrol plane.


Related Topix: US Navy, US News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Riding through Death Valley, Nevadaa s high desert is a bikers dream

When you get past the glitter, girls and gambling, Las Vegas, Nev., is primarily high desert.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Harley Davidson, Automakers, US Navy, Death Valley National Park, US National Parks

Stars and Stripes

Mortar round explodes at recycling plant, killing 2

A mortar round exploded Monday at a suburban St. Louis metal recycling plant that does business with the military, killing two people.


Related Topix: Explosion, Granite City, IL, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force

KMPH-TV Fresno

Army: Barricaded in office, soldier shot herself

After weeks of community protests, the family of Michael Brown is asking for silence and peace as they lay him to rest.


Related Topix: US Army, Fort Lee, Rick Perry, US Governors, Weaverville, CA

WALB-TV Albany

17-year veteran shoots self in head at Fort Lee

A 17-year Army veteran barricaded herself inside an office at Fort Lee before shooting herself Monday morning, according to officials.


Related Topix: US Army, Fort Lee

Nanaimo Daily News

Army: Shooter on Virginia base injured herself but no others; Fort Lee lockdown ...

A female soldier with a gun inside a key building at a Virginia Army base turned the weapon on herself, causing an injury, but didn't wound any others as the heavily trafficked base temporarily went on lockdown Monday morning.


Related Topix: US Army, Fort Lee

Active shooter reported at Fort Lee near Richmond, Va.

The U.S. Army on Monday said Fort Lee near Richmond, Va., was on lockdown after reports of an "active shooter incident" at the Combined Arms Support Command building.


Related Topix: US Army, Fort Lee, Richmond, VA

New York Post

Active shooter reported at Virginia army base

No other details were immediately available. The Department of Homeland Security uses the term "active shooter" to describe someone actively trying to kill people, usually in populated areas, with no pattern of choosing victims.


Related Topix: Virginia, US Army, Fort Lee

Stars and Stripes

UK appoints security envoy to Iraqi Kurdistan

Britain has appointed a security envoy to Iraq's Kurdistan region as part of efforts to defeat militants of the Islamic State group.


Related Topix: US Air Force

Monterey County Herald

Obama back in DC amid crises; as if he never left

Indeed, this sultry month usually associated with the doldrums of summer has burdened modern presidents with personal, domestic or international crises.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Navy, Terrorism, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)


4 bodies found floating off South Florida coast

Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has been reported in northern California's San Francisco Bay area.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Prison, US Coast Guard, US News, Los Angeles, CA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

ABC News

4 Bodies Found Floating off South Florida Coast

The Coast Guard said late Sunday it was continuing a search for any more possible bodies or "anyone in distress" after four people were found dead in waters miles off the South Florida coast.

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4 gov't Challenger planes stay airborne due to scheduling conflicts

The Harper government's plan to decommission four of its six C-144 Challengers was sidelined and revisited last year because the executive jets were getting more VIP and military use than thought.


Related Topix: The Challengers, Pop/Rock, Peter Mackay, US Air Force

Islamic State militants storm Syrian airbase

Islamic State militants have stormed an air base in northeast Syria, capturing parts of it from government forces after days of fighting over the strategic location, a monitoring group said.


Related Topix: US Air Force

Brandon Sun

British Ebola patient residing in Sierra Leone to be evacuated, official says

The first British citizen confirmed to be infected with the deadly Ebola disease is being evacuated from Sierra Leone on a jet sent by the Royal Air Force, a Sierra Leone official said Sunday.


Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Europe, United Kingdom, US Air Force, Nigeria,