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1 hr ago | SanLuisObispo.com

GOP gubernatorial candidates clash in debate

The two men seeking the GOP nomination in the May 20th primary clashed over several issues at the debate held by the Arkansas Federation of Young Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, US National Guard, Mike Beebe, US Governors

5 hrs ago | KIII

Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts

It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean ferry told to stay in their rooms rather than climb on deck? Evacuations can be chaotic and dangerous, and an important principle in maritime circles is that even a damaged ship may be the best lifeboat.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, US Coast Guard, US News, South Korea, World News,

6 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

4 French journalists back home after Syria ordeal

Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria returned home on Sunday to joyful families awaiting them at a military airport outside Paris.

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Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Francois Hollande, US Air Force

8 hrs ago | CBC News

Former U.S. soldier goes public on Pat Tillman's death in Afghanistan

Former Arizona Cardinals football player-turned Army Ranger Pat Tillman might have been killed by friendly-fire, according to a former U.S. soldier.

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Related Topix: US Army

Sat Apr 19, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Training For An Uncertain Military Future In The Calif. Desert

In the middle of the Mojave Desert, between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, there is a place that looks just like Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US Army, Fort Irwin

KABC-AM Los Angeles

After Secret Conviction, Marine Vet Sends Letter from Iranian Prison

A former U.S. Marine accused by Iran of being a CIA spy pleaded his case to the Iranian leadership in a letter written from detention, a few days after he was sentenced in a secret court to 10 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Marine Corps

KEPR CBS 19

Questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Malaysia Travel, World News, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, US Air Force, Germany

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Malaysia asks world to pray for missing plane clue

Malaysian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Hamzah Zainudin, left, listens as Malaysia's acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein answers a question from a journalist during a press conference on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Australia, US Navy, US News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Daily Mail

Two charged in accidental death of a motorcyclist who ran into the...

Cockpit Kate! The Duchess of Cambridge sits in an F-18 fighter as she and Prince William take a tour of air force base in Queensland Teacher confronted over abuse on You Tube faces trial over 100 alleged sex crimes including abusing girl in school locker room and hiding her in a closet when they were nearly discovered No you can't! Hundreds of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, US Air Force, Michelle Obama, JonBenet Ramsey, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

Oxford Times

Kate takes control of fighter plane

The Duchess of Cambridge relegated her husband to the role of an onlooker when she turned down his offer to jump into the back seat - of a fighter jet.

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Related Topix: US Air Force

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WMAL-AM Washington

US Assists in South Korean Ferry Search and Rescue Efforts

The United States Navy is assisting in search and rescue efforts related to the sunken South Korean ferry, State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki announced Friday.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US News, Boat Disaster

CNews

Still no success as deep-sea drone searches for MH370

Hopes that a deep sea drone scouring the Indian Ocean floor might soon turn up a missing Malaysian jetliner were fading on Friday, as the remote-controlled submarine embarked on a fifth mission with still no sign of wreckage.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US News

News Times

X launches supplies to space station

This Jan. 12, 2013 photo provided by NASA shows the SpaceX Dragon vehicle inside a processing hangar at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force, Cape Canaveral, FL, Weather

KRON 4

Former Blue Angels Commander Sacked

The Navy says a California-based officer has been relieved of duty because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team.

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Related Topix: US Navy, Coronado, CA

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texan, 98, a Doolittle Raider, to mark anniversary

A 98-year-old retired Air Force pilot who's among just four surviving Doolittle Raiders will mark the anniversary of the war-changing flights at a ceremony in Texas.

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Related Topix: US Air Force, Comfort, TX

KXXV-TV Waco

Anger and dismay at stalled Guantanamo 9/11 trial

11 accused conspirator Khalid Sheikh Mohammad confers with defense attorney Cheryl Bormann, in black abaya prior to hearing at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. .

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

KMIR 6

Australia's Houston: Calm face of Flight 370 hunt

He speaks with a calm, steady voice as he tackles question after question in an attempt to explain one of the biggest mysteries the modern world has ever known: What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? Angus Houston has become the global face of the massive monthlong search operation off Australia's west coast to find the missing Boeing 777, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia, US Air Force

Tri-cityherald.com

Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

Relatives of Chinese passengers on board the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 pray at a hotel conference room in Beijing, China, Friday, April 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia, US Navy, US News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Man convicted of selling US military knock-off batteries for carriers, subs

A former Southern California man who fled the U.S. to live on his yacht has been convicted of selling the U.S. military more than $2.6 million in cheap, knock-off batteries that were used in aircraft carriers and submarines.

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WOI-TV West Des Moines

Police search home of highway shooting suspect

As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Education Etc., Prison, US Navy, University of Mississippi

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