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Kate takes control of fighter plane

The Duchess of Cambridge relegated her husband to the role of an onlooker when she turned down his offer to jump into the back seat - of a fighter jet.


Related Topix: US Air Force

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WMAL-AM Washington

US Assists in South Korean Ferry Search and Rescue Efforts

The United States Navy is assisting in search and rescue efforts related to the sunken South Korean ferry, State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki announced Friday.


Related Topix: US Navy, US News, Boat Disaster


Still no success as deep-sea drone searches for MH370

Hopes that a deep sea drone scouring the Indian Ocean floor might soon turn up a missing Malaysian jetliner were fading on Friday, as the remote-controlled submarine embarked on a fifth mission with still no sign of wreckage.


Related Topix: US Navy, US News

News Times

X launches supplies to space station

This Jan. 12, 2013 photo provided by NASA shows the SpaceX Dragon vehicle inside a processing hangar at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force, Cape Canaveral, FL, Weather


Former Blue Angels Commander Sacked

The Navy says a California-based officer has been relieved of duty because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team.


Related Topix: US Navy, Coronado, CA

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texan, 98, a Doolittle Raider, to mark anniversary

A 98-year-old retired Air Force pilot who's among just four surviving Doolittle Raiders will mark the anniversary of the war-changing flights at a ceremony in Texas.


Related Topix: US Air Force, Comfort, TX


Anger and dismay at stalled Guantanamo 9/11 trial

11 accused conspirator Khalid Sheikh Mohammad confers with defense attorney Cheryl Bormann, in black abaya prior to hearing at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. .

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Cuba, World News, US Navy


Australia's Houston: Calm face of Flight 370 hunt

He speaks with a calm, steady voice as he tackles question after question in an attempt to explain one of the biggest mysteries the modern world has ever known: What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? Angus Houston has become the global face of the massive monthlong search operation off Australia's west coast to find the missing Boeing 777, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia, US Air Force

Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

Relatives of Chinese passengers on board the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 pray at a hotel conference room in Beijing, China, Friday, April 18, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, China, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia, US Navy, US News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Man convicted of selling US military knock-off batteries for carriers, subs

A former Southern California man who fled the U.S. to live on his yacht has been convicted of selling the U.S. military more than $2.6 million in cheap, knock-off batteries that were used in aircraft carriers and submarines.


Related Topix: US Navy

WOI-TV West Des Moines

Police search home of highway shooting suspect

As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby.


Related Topix: Explosion, Education Etc., Prison, US Navy, University of Mississippi

National Public Radio

4th US Navy Official Charged In Bribery Scheme

A fourth member of the U.S. Navy has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery in a multimillion-dollar scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor accused of providing cash, vacations, electronics and prostitutes in exchange for classified information.


Related Topix: US Navy

Hudson Hub-Times

Woman, teenager found dead in Lake Erie; 2 missing

The bodies of two of four missing boaters were recovered in western Lake Erie on Thursday, a day after the group left for an afternoon of fishing and sent pictures to relatives.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US News

Detroit Free Press

Malaysia jet search: Underwater searches 'not easy ... but not impossible'

Like choosing the right golf club for distance and obstacles, communications equipment offers varying advantages and shortcomings when the mission is as difficult as finding Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on the Indian Ocean floor.


Related Topix: US News, US Air Force, Air Accidents

Fort Drum Soldier Spc. Kerry M. G. Danyluk dies of combat injuries

Just moments ago, the Pentagon announced the combat death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.


Related Topix: Fort Drum, US Army, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Cuero, TX

Times Herald

Feds urged better ferry safety before S. Korea disaster

WASHINGTON a?? Even before the South Korea ferry disaster Wednesday, maritime accidents were a major concern for U.S. safety advocates.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Block Island, RI, US Coast Guard, US News

ABC News

Possible Explosive Prompts Evacuations in Calif.

Hundreds of homes and businesses in the Central California town of Solvang have been evacuated following discovery of a potentially explosive device.


Related Topix: Solvang, CA, Santa Barbara County, CA, Vandenberg Air Force Base, US Air Force

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS Local

Family of Navy Yard Shooting Victim Files Suit

Police conduct an investigation into a shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., on Sept.


Related Topix: US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, Tampa, FL, Hillsborough County, FL

The Wichita Eagle

Shipping season opens in Marquette's Upper Harbor

The Mining Journal of Marquette reports the Kaye E. Barker and the Mesabi Miner arrived on Sunday, guided into port by ice-breakers Morro Bay and Katmai Bay.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US News


Rescuers face 'nightmarish' obstacles in South Korean shipwreck

It began as a routine ocean passage on calm seas. Passengers bound for a resort island were just stirring, some eating breakfast.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Boat Disaster, Education Etc., US Coast Guard, US News