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Russia boosts air campaign to help recapture key Syrian city

33 min 59 sec ago
Russia has boosted its air campaign in Syria to help President Bashar Assad's forces drive Islamic State militants from Deir el-Zour, the largest city in which they still have a major presence.

Nigeria's Buhari vows to intensify war on militants

48 min 53 sec ago
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari vowed to step up the fight against the Islamist militants and proponents of secession in his first speech after returning from three months of sick leave in London.

USS Bush returns home after battling ISIS

1 hour 3 min ago
The USS George H.W. Bush is set to arrive at Norfolk, Va., on Monday, finishing a seven-month deployment during which it launched airstrikes against the Islamic State group from the Persian Gulf and Mediterranean.

Looking past Afghanistan, NATO sees an urban battlefield

2 hours 22 min ago
The U.S.-led NATO alliance says it isn’t adequately prepared for urban combat and is asking defense contractors for help in reshaping its fighting forces.

1 dead, 1 injured as van rams bus stops in Marseille, France

2 hours 52 min ago
A van rammed into two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille on Monday, killing one person and injuring another, a police official said.

Unfilled Pentagon jobs worry government services firms

2 hours 59 min ago
Top executives at four of the nation's biggest government services firms have publicly griped in calls with investors about the slow pace at which key federal leadership positions are being filled, saying the vacancies are causing a slowdown in the pace of contract awards and making it difficult to plan for the future.

US, South Korea kick off war games as North issues fresh threat

4 hours 54 min ago
The United States and South Korea began joint war games Monday, raising fears of a fresh crisis in the standoff with North Korea over its nuclear weapons program.

Search continues for 10 missing sailors after USS McCain collision near Singapore

4 hours 58 min ago
Search-and-rescue efforts continued Monday evening for 10 sailors missing after the USS John S. McCain collided with a civilian oil tanker near Singapore, the second collision involving a Navy and civilian vessel in Asian waters since June.

Young Guam squad looking for small victories

6 hours 26 min ago
The Panthers field just three players going into their third season on the varsity roster. Freshmen will start at most positions.

Father of American teenager missing in S. Korea says last time he saw her was to say good night

6 hours 39 min ago
The father of an American teenager who went missing from Camp Humphreys more than a week ago says his daughter “is a very happy person” and he and his family desperately want her back home.

Air Force Academy's new boss judging success by what cadets go on to achieve

7 hours 50 min ago
New Air Force Academy boss Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria isn't judging his 4,000 cadets by what he's seen so far since returning to Colorado Springs.

US lays out ambitious schedule for NAFTA talks as opening round concludes

9 hours 5 min ago
After the opening round of talks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement, at least this much is known: the U.S. is pressing ahead for comprehensive changes and racing to meet a tight political calendar.

Fort Bragg paratrooper tells of rescue from burning wreckage of deadly Afghanistan blast

9 hours 17 min ago
Staff Sgt. Sarah Zimmerman was one of six soldiers inside a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle that was struck by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device in southern Afghanistan earlier this month.

North Carolina Air National Guard C-130s take flight over Charlotte ahead of transition to C-17

9 hours 32 min ago
The North Carolina Air National Guard has conducted its last flight including all eight of its C-130 Hercules aircraft.

Spain sets up 800 checkpoints in Catalonia in manhunt for Barcelona suspect

10 hours 4 min ago
Desperate to ease public fears and neutralize a terrorist cell responsible for the deadliest attack in Spain in a decade, Spanish police erected 800 checkpoints across the region of Catalonia on Sunday - part of a massive manhunt for a Moroccan-born man they suspect was the driver of the van that killed 13 and injured scores in Barcelona last week.

Japan blames pilot error for 2015 Black Hawk crash off Okinawa

10 hours 4 min ago
Pilot error was to blame for the 2015 crash-landing of an Army MH-60 Black Hawk helicopter onto a Military Sealift Command ship off Okinawa’s coast, according to a report by Japan’s Ministry of Defense.

Stephen Sambu wins record fourth straight Falmouth Road Race

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 22:38
Leonard Korir, a naturalized citizen who runs for the U.S. Army's World Class Athlete Program and is based at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colo., was awarded second place in the Falmouth Road Race.

McCain completes round of radiation, chemo for brain cancer

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:03
The daughter of U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona says the 80-year-old lawmaker has completed the first round of radiation and chemotherapy as he battles an aggressive form of brain cancer.

Finland honors stabbing victims; wounded suspect questioned

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 16:43
Finland has observed a minute of silence for the victims of a stabbing attack in the western city of Turku that left two people dead and eight injured.

Trump to outline new Afghanistan plan in address to nation

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 14:58
President Donald Trump plans to address the nation on his strategy for the war in Afghanistan. The White House says Trump will speak to the country on Monday at 9 p.m. EDT from Fort Myer in Arlington, Va.