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  1. Unjammable pocket-size drone to descend on US Air ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    The US military is to get a new drone, small enough to fit into a uniform pocket. The Extreme Access Pocket Flyer, weighing a mere 80 grams, can fly for two hours, transmitting HD-quality video back the whole time without resorting to Wi-Fi.

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  2. Gary Webb and the 2014 SandinistasRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Webb's investigation into Contra drug running in the 80s is once again being attacked - but a contemporaneous Senate report supports much of it. And it has an unfortunate ongoing relevance as well.

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  3. Navy's newest sub to join fleet at Groton ceremonyRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | NBC29

    The U.S. Navy's newest submarine is joining the fleet at a commissioning ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London. USS North Dakota is a $2.6 billion attack submarine is capable of launching Tomahawk cruise missiles, delivering special forces and carrying out surveillance over land and sea.

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  4. Centre okays defence projects worth Rs 80000 crRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    The decisions were taken following a meeting of the defence acquisition council, chaired by defence minister Arun Jaitley, that lasted for over two hours with defence secretary, the chiefs of all three services, DRDO chief and other senior officials attending it. The bulk of the decisions went in favour of the Navy that was in dire need of up-gradation and capability enhancement.

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  5. Cumberland-Perry Vo-tech gets good marks from Greenwood studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    During Greenwood's Oct. 8 board meeting, seniors Nikki Brookhart and Sarah Fisher credited Cumberland-Perry Area Vocational-Technical School with giving them a leg up on employment and educational opportunities. Brookhart said the culinary program has fully prepared to her to work in a commercial kitchen.

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  6. Taiwan to join submarine raceRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    Thirteen years after the Bush Administration promised Taiwan eight diesel-electric submarines, and 11 years after the Taiwanese walked away from an opportunity to obtain used but top-notch Italian boats, cautious optimism is emerging that the island's navy will in the coming decade command a submarine fleet that can deter both Chinese aggression and Vietnam from coming too close for comfort in the Taiwan-controlled parts of the South China Sea. Military officials here recently said Taiwan will build its four of its own 1,500-tonne displacement diesel-electric attack submarines by 2025, with a budget of about NT$150 billion .

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  7. Centre gives nod to defence projects worth Rs 80,000 crRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Express India

    The big ticket step was the decision to build six submarines in India at a cost of about Rs 50,000 crore. PTI Defence projects worth a whopping Rs 80,000 crore were today cleared by the government which decided that six submarines will be made indigenously and over 8,000 Israeli anti-tank guided missiles and 12 upgraded Dornier surveillance aircraft will be purchased.

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  8. Rs 80,000 crore worth defence projects cleared, 6 submarines to be built in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: Defence projects worth a whopping Rs 80,000 crore were on Saturday cleared by the government which decided that six submarines will be made indigenously and over 8,000 Israeli antitank guided missiles and 12 upgraded Dornier surveillance aircraft will be purchased. The decisions were taken following a meeting of the defence acquisition council, chaired by defence minister Arun Jaitley, that lasted for over two hours with defence secretary, the chiefs of all three services, DRDO chief and other senior officials attending it.

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  9. Navy's newest attack submarine, USS North Dakota commissioned todayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    This morning, the U.S. Navy will commission its newest attack submarine USS North Dakota at Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut. The "man our ship and bring her to life!" command will be given by Katie Fowler, the ship's sponsor.

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  10. Alcoa sells stake in Goose Creek smelter to partner Century AluminumRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The world's leading producer of primary and fabricated aluminum, and an employer of over 600 workers in Goose Creek, South Carolina, Alcoa announced yesterday that it will sell its primary shares to Century Aluminum , currently a "low-key" partner. By the end of this quarter, Century will become a full-owner.

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  11. New Portsmouth sixth form marks another step for schoolRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Portsmouth Today

    IT'S been a long journey for staff and pupils at Charter Academy but now it's reached a new milestone with the opening of its new sixth form. In the past five years it has seen results soar and this year was a record high, with new figures showing 81 per cent achieved the gold standard of five or more A*-C grades including English and maths.

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  12. PHOTOS: U.S. Marine Now in Filipino Custody After Protests Over Trans Woman's MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Advocate

    The U.S. Marine charged in the murder of a transgender Filipina woman has been transferred to a Philippine military base, after weeks of demonstrations protesting continued American custody of the top suspect in a crime committed on Philippine soil. U.S. Marine Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton has been transferred from a U.S. naval vessel to an "air-conditioned trailer" within the confines of the Armed Forces of the Philippines' Camp Aguinaldo military headquarters in Quezon City, reports The Wall Street Journa l.

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  13. Finally, recognition for Dunstable reservist's serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas presented the Legion of Merit Award to Col. Michael Lynch for exceptional service throughout his career.

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  14. John R. Pajak, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    John R. Pajak, Jr., 66, a life-long resident of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake. He served in the U.S. Army with the 198th Infantry Brigade during the Vietnam War.

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  15. Quinebaug River bridge dedicated to fallen Dudley soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A bridge that spans the Quinebaug River on Route 131 in Dudley was dedicated Friday to U.S. Army Ranger Pfc. Christopher P. Dona, who died in a parachuting accident last year.

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  16. Forget About Finding MH370 until Malaysia comes clean on what happened in the first 4 HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

    I am watching with some amazement, the amount of money being expended in the search of the southern Indian Ocean for MH370. Like Tim Clark, the CEO of Emirates Airlines, , I am not convinced of the official version of the final moments of MH370.

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  17. See through latest 'October Surprise' | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Whidbey News-Times

    I have always supported our military forces. My mother served in the Marine Corps.

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  18. Where is the evidence to support OLF claim? | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Whidbey News-Times

    In his Oct. 18 letter to the Whidbey News-Times , Mac McDowell wrote, "The Navy has long said OLF Coupeville is essential to Whidbey Island Naval Air Station remaining open." When and where has the Navy ever said that? Mr. McDowell didn't offer one direct quote from the Navy to support this statement.

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  19. Speak up now in support of base | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Whidbey News-Times

    When the last EA-6B retires, Whidbey Island Naval Air Station's EA-18G Growlers will be the only U.S. airborne electronic jammers and therefore responsible to protect and defend all U.S. military and allies' forces worldwide. The Chief of Naval Operations wants to add up to 36 additional EA-18G Growlers, including two shore-based squadrons, along with the support jobs and personnel to Whidbey.

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  20. Comptroller General candidate profile: Richard Eckstrom [The Island...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Oct. 25--Age: 66 Political party: Republican Office: Comptroller general Number of years living in the district you seek to represent: 46 Family: Divorced; three grown children; four grandchildren Education: Bachelor of Science , MBA , Master of Accountancy Current occupation/employer: CPA, Comptroller General's Office Employment, military and volunteer history: --Employment: KPMG , 1978-1990; Queens College, Charlotte, N.C., adjunct faculty , 1979-80; Martin & Lennon, CPAs, 1990-1994; state treasurer, 1995-1998; comptroller general, 2003-present. Military: U.S. Navy , 1971-1973; U.S. Navy , 1973-1994, retired as captain ; S.C. State Guard, 2005-2014, State Guard commander, 2011-2014, retired as major general .

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