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44 min ago | KVOX-FM Fargo

Grand Forks Air Force Base to close school

The Grand Forks Air Force Base School Board has voted to close an elementary school to deal with declining enrollment on the northeastern North Dakota base.

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2 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Jordanian army says kingdom's air force strikes cars on the border with Syria

Jordan's army says the country's air force has attacked cars that were at the kingdom's border with neighbouring Syria.

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2 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Army: Jordan air force strikes cars near Syria

This photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center , which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Syrian man carrying the body of a child killed by a government forces airstrike in the Al-Ansari neighborhood, in Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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6 hrs ago | AlertNet

Ukraine armed forces land airborne troops in eastern town

Ukrainian airborne troops landed in a town in the east of the country on Tuesday after the defence ministry announced it was launching a "special operation" there against pro-Russian separatists.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Reuters

Pentagon says automatic budget cuts would hit F-35, other weapons

The Pentagon on Tuesday detailed $48.3 billion in cuts to major weapons programs like Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet that would kick in from fiscal 2016 to 2019 if Congress does not reverse automatic budget cuts that are to resume in 2016.

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Reuters

Despite tough patch, U.S. intelligence chief says he is staying

Despite enduring "a perfect storm" of troubles for U.S. spy agencies over the last 18 months, the director of national intelligence announced on Tuesday that he plans to stay on the job through the end of President Barack Obama's term.

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Journal Gazette

Free air show at Guard base set for 2016

The commander of the Air National Guard's 122nd Fighter Wing says people often ask when the Fort Wayne base will put on another free air show.

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Business Journal

U.S. Air Force team testing Google Glass for military use

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and technology go hand in hand. The Dayton-area base is home to the Air Force Research Laboratory and other major centers.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Keesler plans more moves in metro Jackson market

Both entities are among Mississippi's earliest credit unions. The Transportation Department began its operation in 1941 and Keesler in 1947.

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Patch.com

Dedication Ceremony for Bucks County Global War on Terror Memorial Planned

A dedication ceremony for the Bucks County Global War on Terror Memorial has been scheduled for May 16 at 2 p.m. The memorial, a project by the Doylestown VFW , will be located in the courtyard of the Bucks County Courthouse in Doylestown.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Reuters

China's President Xi urges greater military use of space

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the air force to adopt an integrated air and space defence capability, in what state media on Tuesday called a response to the increasing military use of space by the United States and others.

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The Miami Herald

Maine Legislature rejects right-to-work zones plan

The Democrat-controlled Legislature on Monday killed a bill proposed by Republican Gov. Paul LePage that would have offered business tax breaks and workers the ability not to pay labor union fees in certain parts of the state.

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WIVB-TV Buffalo

NY Air National Guard unit headed to Australia

Nearly three dozen members of a New York Air National Guard unit will head Down Under to help install radar used to track space debris and satellites.

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O-R Online

Man pleads guilty in no-show job at 171st Air Wing

A former civilian contractor who worked at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland has pleaded guilty to defrauding the government by helping the former vice commander of a base near Pittsburgh receive extra pay in exchange for getting the Maryland man a no-show job at the Pennsylvania base.

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WIAT-TV Birmingham

MGN Online

An Alabama Air National Guard unit has a new name to fit its role supporting the military's special forces troops.

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ABC News

False Leads in Search for Missing Jet

If the signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are truly from the wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, they ultimately will close the book on a frustrating long list of false leads in the effort to find the jet.

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Andover Advertiser

SNP warned over bid to ban Trident

The SNP's plan to scrap Trident would cast a "dark shadow" over the international reception given to a newly independent Scottish nation, according to a dozen high-ranking defence veterans.

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Trend

Iranian Air Force fighters begin military drills in Tehran

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 14 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: Iranian Air Force fighters have started military exercises in the country's first Tactical Air Base in the capital city of Tehran.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

TechEBlog

Top 5 Coolest Fighter Jet Videos from Inside the Cockpit

GoPro fans rejoice! Here is yet another awesome use for the action cam that involves speed and flying.

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The New Zealand Herald

MH370: Plane 'thrown around like a fighter jet'

A flight crewman from a Royal Australian Air Force P-3 Orion walks towards the aircraft at RAAF Base Pearce.

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