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22 min ago | KTEN-TV Denison

Coast Guard: Injured man rescued near Texas coast

The U.S. Coast Guard has extracted an injured man from an Italian oil tanker in the Gulf of Mexico near Galveston.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US News, Galveston, TX

4 hrs ago | ABC News

As US Airstrikes in Iraq Grow, Details Stay Thin

America has returned to war, of a sort, in Iraq with airstrikes that have intensified in recent days against Islamic State militants.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, US Navy, US Air Force

Wed Aug 20, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

From A Father And Son, What It Means To Be A Military Man

Military service once defined the lives of many men in the United States, particularly before the end of the draft in 1973.

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Related Topix: Fillmore, UT, US Army

MyFoxAtlanta

GOP's Senate candidate: Alaska is my home, too

The winner of Alaska's Republican Senate primary, Dan Sullivan, successfully turned back tea party opposition during an at-times contentious 10-month race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ted Stevens, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alaska, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Alaska Government, US Marine Corps

Cybercast News Service

Lawyer: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl wants to attend college

The attorney for an Army sergeant held as a prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five years says the soldier wants to attend college once the investigation into how he was captured by the Taliban is finished.

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Related Topix: US Army, Fort Sam Houston, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, San Antonio, TX, Fort Sam Houston (San Antonio, TX), Fort Sam Houston, TX

Washington Times

Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal investigation, the admiral in charge of the Navy 's nuclear reactors program told The Associated Press.

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Related Topix: US Navy, Charleston, SC, Malmstrom Air Force Base, US Air Force

Journal-Pioneer

Remote stretch of military-owned Panhandle beach is seen by few outside of training exercises

Alabama tourist Lance Du Bose has long enjoyed taking his family to a little-known spit of beach underneath a highway bridge on the Florida Panhandle, where there's sand, shade and shallow water and fewer visitors than the beaches in nearby Destin.

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Related Topix: Destin, FL, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Okaloosa County, FL

North County Public Radio

Fort Drum, 2 counties holding emergency exercise

Military officials at Fort Drum say the Army's 10th Mountain Division and local emergency response agencies will be conducting a mass casualty exercise.

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Related Topix: Fort Drum, US Army, Fort Drum, NY, Watertown, NY

Lexington Herald-Leader

Retired general to discuss clean energy in Raleigh

Gen. Ron Keys will participate in several events Wednesday with the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and business owners, economic developers, university researchers, community leaders and elected officials.

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Related Topix: US Air Force, North Carolina

WLNE-TV Providence

Israeli-US relations tested once again in Gaza war

The National Guard has arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters have again clashed with police in the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.

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Related Topix: Prison, Israel, World News, Middle East, US National Guard, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

US officials: Video shows American's beheading

The Obama administration says it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of an American journalist by Islamic State militants.

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Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, US National Guard, Jay Nixon, US Governors

WHAS11

Groups try to stave off cuts at Fort Knox

Central Kentucky officials are in the final stages of a letter-writing campaign to oppose potential cuts at Fort Knox.

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Related Topix: Fort Knox, US Army, Fort Knox, KY, Hardin County, KY, Louisville, KY

Squamish Chief

Hearing set for US Marine accused of desertion; claimed extremists kidnapped him in ...

U.S. military officials have scheduled a hearing this week for a Marine accused of faking his own kidnapping in Iraq as well as failing to return to his base after visiting relatives in Utah.

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Related Topix: Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US Marine Corps

The Fresno Bee

2 Italian air force jets collide over Italy

It wasn't immediately known whether the two pilots and two navigators managed to eject from the Tornado jets.

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India.com

US army base shooting: Soldier open fire leaves 3 killed, 11 injured in Texas

Washington, April 3: A soldier opened fire at Fort Hood, an army base in Texas and scene of a massacre in 2009, killing three people and wounding at least 11 others before taking his own life.

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Related Topix: US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX, Killeen, TX

Canada.com

Mystery airstrikes kill six in Libya, sparking fears of foreign intervention

Airstrikes launched by an unknown party targeting Islamist-led militias in Libya's capital killed six people Monday, authorities said, as the interim government vowed to investigate the strikes amid raging street battles.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), US Air Force,

SanLuisObispo.com

Obama on family vacation with just part of family

In this Aug. 9, 2014, file photo, President Barack Obama second from left, walks from Marine One with Vice Commander of the 89th Airlift Wing at Andrew Air Force Base Col.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Andrews Air Force Base, US Air Force, Michelle Obama, Immigration Reform

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Radio Borders

Destruction Of Syria Chemical Weapons Complete

"Today we mark an important achievement in our ongoing effort to counter the spread of weapons of mass destruction by eliminating Syria's declared chemical weapons stockpile," he said.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News, US Navy

Tri-cityherald.com

Sunken vessel is World War II-era USS Houston

The Japanese sank the Houston during the Battle of Sunda Strait on Feb. 28, 1942.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US Marine Corps

Washington Examiner

Obama: Iraq has regained control of Mosul dam

President Barack Obama hailed the recapture of Mosul dam Monday as a "major step forward" as a barrage of U.S. airstrikes helped Kurdish and Iraqi forces score the biggest victory of its counteroffensive against the Islamic State militants.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Air Force, US Navy

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