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1 hr ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

One dead, two injured after fall off seaside cliff in Daly City

One person was killed and two others seriously injured when all three fell off an seaside cliff in Daly City early Saturday morning.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Daly City, CA, US Coast Guard, US News

4 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Feds: Plane with unconscious pilot goes into ocean

The pilot of a small airplane lost consciousness while flying and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia coast on Saturday, the Coast Guard said.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US News, Manassas, VA

4 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Australia to fly guns and ammunition into Iraq

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australian military aircraft will fly guns and ammunition into Iraq to help fight Islamic State militants.


Related Topix: US Air Force, Concord, NH

8 hrs ago | Post and Courier

World War II Battle of the Bulge vets meeting in Columbia

World War II veterans of the Battle of the Bulge are scheduled to meet in the Columbia area as well as tour Fort Jackson and a museum.


Related Topix: History in the News, US Army, Fort Jackson

12 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Bahraini activist detained on arrival to kingdom

Police detained Bahraini human rights campaigner Maryam al-Khawaja after her arrival in the Gulf country on Saturday, her mother said.


Related Topix: US Navy

15 hrs ago | KFVS12

Illinois museum to display 1916 military equipment

If you've ever wondered how Americans waged war 100 years ago, the Illinois State Military Museum will give you a glimpse of the past.


Related Topix: US National Guard

19 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Ex-officer, West Point grad pleads guilty to arms export violations

A former U.S. Army officer who operated a business in Portland selling military-grade weapons parts and accessories pleaded guilty Friday to arms export violations and mishandling classified documents.


Related Topix: US Army, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, e-dialog

Fri Aug 29, 2014

CBS Atlanta

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

The ex-wife of an Arizona shooting range instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl learning to use an Uzi said Friday that her family plans to write the child a letter to comfort her.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, US Marine Corps


Convicted Cold War spy John Walker dies

John Walker, a former U.S. Navy officer convicted of spying decades ago for the Soviet Union, has died in federal prison, according to the U.S. government.


Related Topix: US Navy, Prison, Federal Prisons, Butner, NC


Old Ironsides sets sail for last time for 3 years

The world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat has set its sails for the last time before it heads to dry dock for a three-year repair project.


Related Topix: US Navy, US News

Military pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday, bringing to a sad end an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officials as well as volunteers.


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

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town

Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."


Related Topix: US Marine Corps, World News, Ukraine,

Click Orlando

China to U.S.: Stop spy flights

China has warned the United States to end its military surveillance flights near Chinese territory, refuting claims by Washington that a Chinese fighter jet made several "dangerous" and "unprofessional" passes at a U.S. Navy plane last week.


Related Topix: US Navy


Iran confirms US Coast Guard fired at fishing boat

The chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard navy confirmed in remarks published Friday that a U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired on an Iranian fishing boat in the Persian Gulf this week but insisted the incident was not a "clash."


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US News, US Navy

Daily Mail

Are these Britain's fittest women? Five gym bunnies say exercise...

Hours after shocking world with desert execution of 300 Syrian soldiers, ISIS parade Kurds dressed in Guantanamo-style suits, behead one and promise to kill them all unless US pulls out of Iraq Second American confirmed killed fighting for ISIS in Syria: Father-of-nine dies in same battle as militant rapper jihadi James Foley, Stephen J. Sotloff ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Army, Fort Hood, State Prisons

The Bennington Banner

'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."


Related Topix: US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US News


What the U.S. can do against ISIS in Syria

Those are the big questions now, as President Barack Obama weighs what to do inside the war-ravaged nation where ISIS leaders are based and where the Islamist terror group rose to prominence.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Adam Smith, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Navy

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Finland suspects Russian airspace violation

This handout picture from the Finnish Air Force taken Thursday shows a Russian AN-72 transport plane, taken by a Finnish aircraft pilot.


Related Topix: Europe, Finland, World News, US Air Force,

Washington Times

Votel takes helm of U.S. Special Operations Command

Army Gen. Joseph Votel has taken the helm of U.S. Special Operations Command located at MacDill Air Force Base.


Related Topix: US Army, Fort Bragg, MacDill Air Force Base, US Air Force

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Failed phone call is newest Flight 370 clue

The search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean has been refined based on the latest analysis, officials said Thursday.


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