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Bloody mess, boredom to be found in ‘Redeemer’

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 12:39
It has been a long while since gamers have had a truly fantastic brawler to play. It'll be a while longer, still.

Army report on fatal Fort Hood training exercise largely redacted

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 12:05
An investigative report on a 2016 Fort Hood training exercise that resulted in the deaths of eight soldiers and one West Point cadet broadly outlines how the accident occurred but redacts all findings, autopsy reports and recommendations.

Rescuers expand search for Army helicopter crew in Hawaii

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 12:01
Emergency responders completed a fourth morning of searching without any trace of five missing aviators from an Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter that went down off of Kaena Point, the westernmost tip of land on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.

Coast Guard crew sees boat capsize, rescues its 3 passengers

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 10:52
A passing Coast Guard crew pulled three people from the water shortly after they saw the trio's boat capsize off the New Jersey shore.

Spain hunts for suspected driver, two others in connection with Barcelona attack

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 09:16
Spanish authorities on Sunday continued their hunt for a 22-year-old suspect as well as two others in connection with the brutal vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby coastal city late last week. A police official said that the terrorist cell had planned a "much more serious attack" that was probably thwarted by an accidental explosion Wednesday.

Merkel ally drops call for cap on refugees entering Germany

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 07:58
Horst Seehofer said he would aim to ensure the measures already taken to reduce refugee arrivals are protected by a future government.

Mattis tight-lipped on new Afghanistan war strategy

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 07:24
In remarks to reporters traveling with him to the Middle East, Mattis said he would not talk about the new policy until it is disclosed by President Donald Trump.

Syria's Assad rejects security cooperation with the West

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 06:26
Speaking before dozens of Syrian diplomats in Damascus, Assad praised Russia, Iran, China and Lebanon's Hezbollah for supporting his government during the conflict.

Lebanon presses its offensive against Islamic State near Syria border

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 06:04
Simultaneously, the Syrian army and its ally, the Lebanese Hezbollah group, are pushing to clear IS militants from the Syrian side of the border.

Plan to hire more Border Patrol agents hasn't happened

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 05:30
Pledges that Donald Trump made the keystone of his campaign have stalled, or even slid backward, a reflection of the gap between his broad promises and the practical reality of remaking the government's vast immigration enforcement apparatus.

100 gas tanks: Extremists in Spain planned massive attack

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 05:10
While police have identified the 12 members of the cell, three people remain unaccounted for: two believed killed when the house where the plot was being hatched exploded Wednesday, and a suspected fugitive.

Turkish political refugees flock to Germany, seeking safety

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 04:46
Germany has become the top destination for political refugees from Turkey since the failed July 15, 2016 coup. Some 5,742 Turkish citizens applied for asylum here last year, more than three times as many as the year before.

Nazi resurgence alarms Minnesota World War II veterans, Holocaust survivors

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 04:37
No one may be feeling more anger and fear from the sight of Americans waving swastika flags than the World War II veterans who battled the Nazis and the concentration camp victims nearly killed by them.

After first title, Perry primed for continued success

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 02:55
Returning champions have almost twice as many players on roster as they did a year ago.

Trump to visit Marine base in Yuma before Phoenix rally

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 01:55
Trump is set to visit Marine Air Station Yuma on Tuesday afternoon before he travels to Phoenix to hold a rally.

Coast Guard divers return to Arctic, with assist from Navy

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 01:03
After 11 years and some big changes, the Coast Guard is diving in the Arctic again, with an assist from the Navy.

Iraq launches operation to take back ISIS-held town near Mosul

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 00:12
Iraqi forces have driven IS from most of the major towns and cities seized by the militants in the summer of 2014, including Mosul, which was retaken after a grueling nine-month campaign.

From Camp Lewis to JBLM: With origins in World War I, base celebrates its centennial

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 23:40
Almost exactly 100 years ago, officers began to converge on the brand new Camp Lewis, just south of Tacoma, to form the 91st Division. Soon after arriving in their new home, they would prepare to head to France to serve in the last part of World War I.

'Silent giant': Virginia governor eulogizes trooper killed in Charlottesville helicopter crash

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 22:28
Mourners filled the Southside Church of the Nazarene in Chesterfield, Virginia, on Saturday to remember Lt. H. Jay Cullen, the Virginia State Police trooper who died in a helicopter crash while patrolling the skies during a white nationalist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville last weekend.

F-22 Raptor getting weapons, cybersecurity upgrades

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 21:47
When the last Air Force-ordered F-22 Raptor left Lockheed Martin in early 2012, many assumed it was the beginning of the end for one of the Air Force's signature fighter jets.