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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When you get past the glitter, girls and gambling, Las Vegas, Nev., is primarily high desert.
A mortar round exploded Monday at a suburban St. Louis metal recycling plant that does business with the military, killing two people.
After weeks of community protests, the family of Michael Brown is asking for silence and peace as they lay him to rest.
A 17-year Army veteran barricaded herself inside an office at Fort Lee before shooting herself Monday morning, according to officials.
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.
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.
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.
Britain has appointed a security envoy to Iraq's Kurdistan region as part of efforts to defeat militants of the Islamic State group.
Indeed, this sultry month usually associated with the doldrums of summer has burdened modern presidents with personal, domestic or international crises.
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.
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.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 03:06 am
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