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3 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Atlas V rocket launches, taking satellite aloft

16, 2014, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. . A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, carrying the CLIO Spacecraft lifts off from Complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Tuesday, Sept.


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3 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

Ferguson protesters call anew to remove prosecutor

Faith leaders are asking Gov. John Hickenlooper to pardon a Colorado convict who was sent back to prison after being mistakenly released 90 years early and creating a new life. A group of religious leaders on Tuesday asked Gov. John Hickenlooper to pardon a Colorado convict who was sent back to prison after being mistakenly released 90 years early and creating a new life.


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3 hrs ago | CBS Local

Atlas V Rocket Launches, Taking Satellite Aloft

The Atlas V rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Tuesday evening taking with it a communication satellite. It lifted off at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday through a dark and cloudy sky after several weather-related delays.


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6 hrs ago | KRCR

On this day: September 16

Eight other people were also injured in the attack. Alexis is seen here during the incident in closed-circuit TV footage.


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10 hrs ago | Navy Times

A gym & a prayer: Marine vet's CrossFit business draws on personal ties

Marine veteran Pete Doan of 9:24 CrossFit opened the small-town gym in March 2013. Tribune) Marine veteran Pete Doan, right, instructs gives a lesson in deadlifts at 9:24 CrossFit in Berlin, Ohio.


Related Topix: Health Club, CrossFit, Fitness, Berlin, OH, Religion, Amish, US Marine Corps

14 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

NCSD students push for admission to military

Students and teacher at the North Carolina School for the Deaf are pushing for the right of the hearing-impaired to serve in the military. The News-Herald of Morganton reported that students and teachers from the school went to Washington, D.C., late last week to push for legislation that would allow a test group to enlist in the Air Force.


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18 hrs ago | SFGate

5 Peoples Temple victims among Del. remains

Five victims of the 1978 Peoples Temple mass suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana, were among the names released Monday by Delaware officials of people whose cremated remains were recently discovered inside an abandoned funeral home. Thirty-eight sets of remains, 31 of which were clearly labeled, were discovered last month inside a shuttered building near downtown Dover that formerly housed the Minus Funeral Home.


Related Topix: Dover Air Force Base, US Air Force

22 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Man admits to making bomb threat to avoid work

Federal prosecutors say a San Antonio man who did not want to go to work called a South Texas airport threatening that two bombs would be detonated. Authorities said in a statement Monday that 40-year-old Steve M. Gutierrez III pleaded guilty to threatening to damage or destroy a structure using explosives.


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Mon Sep 15, 2014


Pride and patronage

Each year, members of Congress exercise a little-known power to help constituents obtain a nomination to one of the country's four elite service academies, which prepare future officers for the Army, Navy, Air Force and Merchant Marine. In doing so, they are helping the nominees obtain a highly sought college education worth nearly $500,000 while shaping the leadership of the military.


Related Topix: US Air Force, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, United States Air Force Academy, Air Force Academy, CO


Obama hits road to deal with global crises

Two unconnected overseas emergencies -- the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and Islamic terrorists in Iraq and Syria -- are prompting President Barack Obama to embark on a two-day U.S. road trip that the White House hopes will demonstrate a commander at work. The spread of Ebola in West Africa, which hasn't slowed despite $100 million of pledged U.S. aid, is unrelated to the U.S. mission to degrade ISIS terrorists in Iraq and Syria.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Air Force, MacDill Air Force Base

Dallas Morning News

Fort Worth naval reserve unit decommissioned

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the 9th Naval Construction Regiment, which provided construction support, was decommissioned during a ceremony Sunday at the Naval Air Station Fort Worth. Leaders say the decommissioning is part of the U.S. military's reduction of forces as wars wind down in Iraq and Afghanistan.


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CBS Local

Man's Body Found In Detroit River Near Mud Island

Police in suburban Detroit say investigators are looking for clues to the identity of a man whose body was found in the Detroit River. Ecorse police Sgt.


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The Mississippi Press

Ingalls set to deliver national security cutter Hamilton to Coast Guard on Monday

The 10 a.m. ceremony for the cutter Hamilton will take place aboard the vessel. Participants will include Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias, Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Rear Adm.


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A Scottish 'Yes' also means exit from EU, NATO

If Scottish voters this week say Yes to independence, not only will they tear up the map of Great Britain, they'll shake the twin pillars of Western Europe's postwar prosperity and security - the European Union and the U.S.-led NATO defense alliance. In breaking away from the rest of the United Kingdom, Scotland would automatically find itself outside both the EU and NATO, and have to reapply to join both, officials from those Brussels-based organizations have stressed.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Navy

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Navy identifies pilot presumed dead after crash

A Navy fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed in the far western Pacific Ocean was identified Sunday as Lt. Nathan Poloski, a 26-year-old native of Lake Arrowhead, Calif.


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WTOK-TV Meridian

Offshore Accident Leaves One Dead

Authorities say that Chevron is still releasing natural gas from a pipeline off the Louisiana coast where a Saturday incident killed a maintenance worker. Col. Mike Edmonson, the superintendent of the Louisiana State Police, said Sunday his agency and the U.S. Coast Guard intend to send a joint team to the platform Monday to start an investigation.


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News 4 Jax

Who is part of the coalition to battle ISIS?

In his speech about ISIS last week, President Barack Obama said, "American military power is unmatched, but this can't be America's fight alone." Allies and partners of the United States, Obama vowed, would provide support to degrade and eventually destroy the militant group that has slaughtered many people in Iraq and Syria and beheaded two American journalists and a British aid worker.


Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom, US Air Force, Terrorism, Francois Hollande, Iraq

Cybercast News Service

Nigerian jet missing in battle with extremists

The Nigerian Ministry of Defense says an Air Force Alpha jet on a mission against Islamic extremist insurgents in the country's northeast has gone missing with its two crew members. A statement Sunday from spokesman Maj.


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The Times of Israel

Slain hostage's family: Remember him for helping others

British aid worker David Haines devoted his life to helping civilians in war zones and that is how he should be remembered, his family said Sunday as they grieved his death at the hands of Islamic State militants in Syria. Haines - the third Westerner beheaded in recent weeks by the Islamic State group - had entered humanitarian work with enthusiasm, his brother Mike Haines said in a statement.


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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

ISIS appears to execute British aid worker David Haines

In an ISIS video titled "A second message to America" released September 2, 2014, a masked ISIS figure is shown threatening the life of British captive David Haines. In the same video it shows the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.


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