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Official says 10 killed in Afghan car bombing

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 11:58
Ten people, including soldiers and civilians, were killed when a suicide car bomber attacked an Afghan army convoy in southern Helmand province, a local official said.

Rescuers pluck hundreds from rising floods in Houston; National Guard assisting

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 11:06
Rising floodwaters from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground Sunday in Houston, overwhelming rescuers who fielded countless desperate calls for help.

Air Force, private sector join in Alabama 'hackathon'

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 10:50
The Air Force is joining with the private sector in Alabama to team up against cyber-security threats.

Suspected Boko Haram extremists kill 16 in north Cameroon

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 10:38
Residents say suspected Boko Haram extremists killed at least 16 people and burned homes in two villages in Cameroon's north, near the border with Nigeria.

Air Force Lt. Col. dismissed from service for downrange relationship

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 09:18
An Air Force officer who engaged in an unprofessional relationship with an airman 20 years his junior while commanding a small expeditionary base in Africa will be forced out of the service following a general court-martial last week.

Iraqi military reclaims city of Tal Afar after rapid ISIS collapse

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 08:07
Iraq's military fully reclaimed this northern city from the Islamic State on Sunday in a rapid campaign that defied expectations that the extremist group would put up a fierce resistance in one of its last major strongholds.

German woman dies, raising death toll to 16 in Spain attacks

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 06:21
More than 120 people were wounded. Authorities say 24 remain hospitalized, five in critical condition.

Jordan, Germany said to disagree on status of German troops

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 06:11
The German magazine Der Spiegel reported Sunday that Germany seeks immunity in Jordan for 250 soldiers who are part of the U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State extremists.

Iraq's Sunnis wrestle with militants' religious legacy

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 05:49
In nearly two dozen interviews with Sunnis living in the camps of the displaced, there were variations on the same theme: IS was too brutal and individual members were corrupt, but its goals to restore morality and faith were worthy.

Police arrest 2nd man in Buckingham Palace terror incident

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 05:20
London police arrested a second man Sunday in connection with a suspect who drove up to a police van not far from Buckingham Palace then reached for a 4-foot (1.2-meter) sword, an incident detectives called a terrorism attempt.

Saudi coalition: 'Technical mistake' in deadly Yemen strike

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 04:52
Coalition spokesman Col. Turki al-Maliki said in a statement that Friday's bombing in the capital, Sanaa, was "accidental" and "unintentional."

Cease-fire in battle against Islamic State on Lebanon-Syria border

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 03:57
The Syrian army and Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group, which are waging a separate campaign on the other side of the border, also announced a cease-fire.

Soldier fixed on top of Confederate monument also fought for justice

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 03:39
Berry Greenwood Benson is often known as a sharpshooter and scout and for his unique escapes from Union prison camps.

Trio carry brotherhood to the Marine Corps

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 03:15
Jason Kelly, Gabe Magnison and Paul Mangieri are 2017 grads who played roles in their football team's winningest season in 25 years.

Islamic State claims Brussels knife attacker is one of their own

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 02:36
The suspect, a Belgian citizen of Somali origin, was also carrying a fake firearm and copies of the Quran.