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Suicide bomber kills 18 at Somalia police academy

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 09:43
A suicide bomber disguised as a police officer killed at least 18 people at a police academy in Somalia's capital on Thursday, authorities said. The Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group claimed responsibility.

Former 'Apprentice' star Omarosa denies White House firing

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 09:38
Former "Apprentice" star Omarosa denies she was fired from her job at the White House — and she's teasing that she has stories to tell about what she's seen and heard there.

As Hollywood struggles with inclusion and sexism, the Golden Globes are being parsed with Oscar-like intensity

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 09:29
There was a time when the Golden Globes nominations were taken seriously only as potential Oscar indicators.

US weapons helped ISIS fuel ‘the industrial revolution of terrorism’

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 09:23
A new report, three years in the making, describes ISIS militants as shrewd manufacturing and logistical planners who moved weapons, munitions and bomb-making materials throughout the war zone on a scale unprecedented for a terror organization.

New US Embassy in UK: No perimeter fence, benches for public

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 06:07
The most surprising aspect of the pricey new U.S. Embassy in London is what isn't there: a perimeter fence.

Here’s how to honor America’s veterans during Wreaths Across America Day

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 05:34
More than 1,200 sites across the U.S. will hold Wreaths Across America programs on Saturday to honor the memories of military veterans.

Sailor injured while jumping out of plane in Central Fla.

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 01:48
Lt. Jesus Uranga, a Navy spokesman, said he could not release the person's name, but confirmed he was injured during a training exercise.

Police in North Carolina still mum on Marine's shooting death last month

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 01:45
Twenty-three days after an active-duty Marine corporal was shot to death in downtown Wilmington, few details in the slaying have been released by the Wilmington Police Department.

South Korean President Moon in China on visit to repair ties

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 00:13
South Korean President Moon Jae-in met his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Thursday during a visit to Beijing aimed at repairing ties frayed by a dispute over the deployment of an American anti-missile system.

Aline Griffith, American-born spy, Spanish countess and author of espionage tales, dies at 94

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 23:50
Aline Griffith was a stunning, well-educated fashion model from upstate New York who was sent to Franco's Spain during World War II as a spy code-named "Tiger" for the Office of Strategic Services, a CIA forerunner, to gather information on Nazi sympathizers, including the Spanish dictator himself, in what was officially "neutral" Spain.

Texas gives $6 million to Coastal Bend military bases

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 23:38
Grants from the Texas Military Preparedness Commission will benefit several military installations in the state. The funds will provide needed upgrades to base facilities.

Anniston Army Depot brings Christmas to needy children

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 23:34
This year, Anniston Army Depot employees spent more than $30,000 on presents for the installation's annual Christmas toy giveaway. Employees fulfilled the wish lists of 200 children in protective custody.

Air Force 'innovation center' could reshape Ala. city

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 23:29
Maxwell Air Force Base is planning to build an innovation center outside its secure gates where researchers from Air University can collaborate with the nation's top tech minds, potentially bringing in new business and jobs.

Campaign aims to create USS Oklahoma City submarine tribute

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 22:07
The proposed USS Oklahoma City memorial is planned to correspond with the decommissioning of the submarine, scheduled for 2019.

Scott Air Force Base official under sexual misconduct probe

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 22:05
Colonel John Howard was relieved of his command Monday by a general who said he'd lost faith in his leadership. The next day, officials announced his transfer to a position with the United States Transportation Command.

Illinois families blame state in veterans home Legionnaires' outbreak

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 20:55
Eleven families are suing the state for negligence saying a fatal Legionnaires' disease outbreak in 2015 and continued problems at a western Illinois veterans' home were preventable.

McCain, battling brain cancer, in Walter Reed from effects of treatment

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 20:37
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has been admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for recovery from the side effects of another round of treatment for brain cancer, according to his office.

Golden Globe nominee Margot Robbie on the topical conversations in 'I, Tonya'

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 20:00
Nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance as figure skater Tonya Harding in “I, Tonya,” Margot Robbie talked to The Times Monday about the movie and the female-driven films of 2017.

Tillerson's offer of talks with North Korea left hanging

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 19:42
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's surprising diplomatic offer of unconditional talks with North Korea hinges on two big X factors: Does the North even want talks, and is President Donald Trump fully behind his top diplomat? The early signs were not promising.

UN’s North Korea envoy is said to be very worried after trip

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 19:04
The United Nations envoy to North Korea returned from that country deeply worried about the prospects for bringing an end to Kim Jong Un’s nuclear weapons program, according to a European member of the Security Council who was briefed on the visit.