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2 hrs ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles

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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3 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com

On-base fast food outlets get temporary reprieve from new wage rules

The Labor Department has pulled back - at least temporarily - from new minimum wage rules that had led several fast-food restaurants to end their contracts on military installations and prompted others to possibly follow suit.

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7 hrs ago | SFGate

Former Blue Angels commander relieved of duty

A Navy officer was relieved of duty Friday because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team, the service said.

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7 hrs ago | News Times

Former Blue Angels commander relieved of

This March 23, 2014 file photo shows the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels flying over during the national anthem before the NASCAR Sprint Series auto race in Fontana, Calif.

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11 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

The Royal Netherlands Navy has returned to the region with the visit of the submarine HNLMS Walrus.

The 68m-long submarine will spend four days at the Port of Tyne's Northumbrian Quay in North Shields , while her 50-strong crew enjoy time in the North-East.

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15 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Anger and dismay at stalled Guantanamo 9/11 trial

In this Pentagon-approved sketch by court artist Janet Hamlin, Judge, Army Col. James Pohl halts the Sept.

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20 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Chinese Relatives Pray Over Lost Malaysian Plane

Six weeks into the extensive search for the lost Malaysia Airlines plane without so much as a piece of debris yet found, several Chinese relatives met Friday to pray for spouses who never came home, while begging for answers that could end their misery of not knowing.

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21 hrs ago | 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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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Yokosuka sailor charged in Navy bribery scandal

A Yokosuka sailor was arrested and then arraigned Thursday on bribery charges in San Diego, for his accused role in the Navy's widening Asia-Pacific scandal over the trade of classified information in exchange for cash and gifts.

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Canada.com

HMCS Chicoutimi gets water-tight test off Victoria as sub begins sea trials

One of the Royal Canadian Navy's troubled submarines is back in the water undergoing diving trials off the West Coast.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Navy holds field day for sexual assault awareness

It brought together all the commands at the Newport News Shipyard and Naval Weapons Station Yorktown for a day of kickball, volley ball and corn hole.

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The News Tribune

Instead of mothballing Navy ships, give them to our allies

A bitter debate has raged in the Pentagon for several months about the wisdom of taking the nuclear aircraft carrier George Washington out of service to save money.

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The Telegraph

R K Dhowan takes over as new Navy chief

File photo of RK Dhowan, who took over as chief of the Indian Navy on Thursday. Here, he is in his Vice-Admiral's uniform.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Samples collected from oil slick not from plane

A Royal Malaysian Air Force C-130H Hercules aircraft takes off from Pearce Airbase, north of Perth, Australia to help in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Magic City Morning Star

Navy's Underwater Archaeologists Dive Headfirst into Naval History

It was a simple pottery jar with cork in it. But when the team from the Underwater Archaeology Branch of the Naval History and Heritage Command eased the cork out of it, the air that came out was nearly 200 years old, perhaps created by the organic material it had stored on the sloop-rigged floating battery Scorpion before it was scuttled Aug. 22, ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Stars and Stripes

2 US Navy helicopters join search for South Korea ferry survivors

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter lands on the flight deck of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard on April 16, 2014.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Commissioning delayed for submarine North Dakota

The commissioning of the $2.6 billion submarine that will become USS North Dakota has been postponed because of issues with the design of the bow and component parts, the Navy said Wednesday.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Groups rally against ocean seismic blasts

Opposition is growing against allowing airguns that shoot dynamite-like underwater blasts to survey for oil and gas deep beneath the Atlantic Ocean floor.

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News Max

South Korean Ferry Accident: 300 Missing, Death Toll Expected to Rise

A South Korean ferry accident left at least four people dead and nearly 300 missing early Wednesday after a vessel carrying hundreds of high school students capsized in the freezing Yellow Sea.

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Star-Telegram.com

Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane

As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person.

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