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1 hr ago | KMIZ

Tenn. armory shooting: 1 killed

One person was killed in a shooting Wednesday at an Army National Guard armory in Tennessee, a spokesman for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said.

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5 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Federal Officials Open Fort Sill Immigrant Shelter To Media

Federal officials plan to allow members of the media to tour a temporary shelter at Fort Sill that is being used to house more than 1,000 mostly teenage immigrants from Central America.

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9 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

U.S. Marine returned to Mexican prison

A U.S. Marine Corps reservist, who had hoped to be free after Wednesday's hearing in a Mexican court, was sent back to prison where he's been held the last three months on weapons charges.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Nuke missile duty: 'It weighs on your mind'

In this photo taken June 24, 2nd Lt. Oliver Parsons, right, and 1st Lt. Andy Parthum check systems in the underground control room where they work a 24-hour shift at an ICBM launch control facility at Minot Air Force Base, N.D. The crew is responsible for controlling and launching the 10 nuclear-tipped Minuteman 3 missiles located in remote launch ... (more)

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Daily World

Top reader photos: Fiery sky, shooting star and more

We asked for your photos, and you shared them! Here's a roundup of our best reader photos today.

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KXLY-TV Spokane

Report: US spied on American Muslim leaders

The U.S. government allegedly spied on prominent American Muslims under the same program it used to keep tabs on suspected terrorists, according to documents held by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Hagel says nuclear operation has drifted

Speaking at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Hagel said more attention must be paid to the nuclear forces as key to national security.

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Washington Times

Army leaders defend flawed intelligence system

Gen. John Campbell, the army's vice chief of staff and nominee to lead U.S. forces in Afghanistan, cited his son's experiences as a soldier there to answer a senator's tough questions last year about a troubled intelligence technology system.

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National Public Radio

Bahrain Questions Activists After Diplomat Meeting

Bahraini authorities and the country's main Shiite opposition group say two prominent opposition activists were summoned for questioning in connection with their meeting with a U.S. diplomat who was ordered to leave the Gulf island nation this week.

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The Washington Post

NY court OKs $1.75B award in Iran terror cases

A federal appeals court says $1.75 billion for terrorism-related judgments against Iran can be distributed to victims of attacks, including a 1983 bombing that killed 241 Marines in Lebanon.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Ukrainian charged with Russian journalists' deaths

Two Ukrainian military helicopters carry Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Minister of Defense Valery Heletey to inspect weapons captured from rebels at the base in Devhenke village, Kharkiv region, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, with a Ukrainian national flag in the foreground.

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The Washington Post

Investigation blames birds for US helicopter crash

A U.S. military investigation says geese slammed into the windscreen of an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter, disabling the pilot and co-pilot and leading to the crash that killed four U.S. Air Force crewmembers.

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Windsor Beacon

Israel, Palestinian militants intensify air attacks

Hostilities between Israel and Palestinian militants were intensifying Wednesday, with more rockets launched toward Israel and war planes carrying out airstrikes on sites in Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip.

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San Gabriel Valley Tribune

What to do when you hear the Star-Spangled Banner

If a member of the military is not in uniform, is a hand on the heart or a salute more appropriate? Lt.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KBOI-AM Boise

HHS Seeks More Military Bases to House Unaccompanied Border Minors

The Department of Health and Human Services is in talks with the Pentagon to use additional bases to house thousands more unaccompanied minors from Central America that are swamping its facilities.

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US News & World Report

Alaska man gets 4 life terms in Coast Guard deaths

This July 2, 2011 file photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows, from left, Jim Wells, retired Chief Petty Officer Richard Belisle, Coast Guardsmen Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins and Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Cody Beauford as they help erect a communications antenna on Shemya Island, Alaska.

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KFVS12

Jury seated to hear Ventura's defamation case

Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura, second from right, makes his way out of the Warren E. .

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Marine Corps Times

EUCOM chief: Time to stop the drawdown in Europe

Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, Supreme Allied Commander Europe and chief of the U.S. European Command, said new missions to keep U.S. ground troops and aircraft in Eastern Europe are putting a strain on his current force of about 67,000 troops.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

Typhoon lashes Japan's Okinawa island chain

BEIJING Typhoon Neoguri was downgraded from "super typhoon" status but still packed a powerful punch Tuesday as it lashed Japan's Okinawa island chain with strong winds, heavy rain and large waves.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Explorers find 1952 US plane wreck in Lake Ontario

Underwater explorers say they've found the wreck of a U.S. Air Force twin-engine plane that crashed into Lake Ontario more than 60 years ago.

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