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2 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

Mom and daughter team create new way to fix old problem

Police are investigating after two people were shot Saturday night. Lt. George Drafts with the Columbia Police Department said police were called to the 2700 block of Magnolia Street around 8:40 p.m. Officials with The North Charleston Police Department say five people were arrested on prostitution charges during an undercover operation.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC, Latta, SC, US Air Force

7 hrs ago | Reuters

Boeing sees F/A-18 fighter line continuing through 2017

But the Pentagon's chief weapons buyer, Frank Kendall, told reporters that slowing production to extend the line was likely to increase costs at a time when budgets were already tight.

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11 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Amateur archeologists say they found lost Army fort in Florida's Everglades

A team of amateur explorers say they found the site of a lost U.S. Army fort buried deep in the Everglades that once served as a restocking post for troops during a series of guerilla-like battles with Seminole Indians.

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15 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Will a Wounded Girl Be Saved? U.S. Faces Agonizing Choicesa

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan- Keyan Riley answered the phone and reached for his green, clothbound notebook.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Medicine, US Air Force,

19 hrs ago | Boston.com

Israel calls for north Gaza evacuation after raid

Israel briefly deployed ground troops inside the Gaza Strip for the first time early Sunday as its military warned northern Gaza residents to evacuate their homes, part of a widening campaign against militant rocket fire that's killed more than 160 Palestinians.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Air Force

21 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Perry: Paul 'isolationist policies' are 'curiously blind,' 'wrong'

Is Rick Perry previewing harsh political attacks against Rand Paul should the two potential 2016 presidential candidates square off in a debate over foreign policy? The Republican governor of Texas used those and other choice words against the Kentucky Republican senator in a Friday opinion piece that singularly trained political fire on Paul, by ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas, Prison, US National Guard

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

Retired Air Force officer admits to bribery

A retired Air Force officer living in North Carolina is admitting he took kickbacks for inside information on contracts for a classified Air Force project and took home documents that could damage national security.

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Related Topix: US Air Force, Southern Pines, NC, Sims, NC

Rock Hill Herald

Wounded veteran standing tall, looking to future

At least that's what he says. She swears it was the summer after sixth grade, maybe seventh.

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Related Topix: Elkins Park, PA, Life, Veteran Affairs, Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army, Explosion

Myrtle Beach Online

Ventura: No bar fight with 'American Sniper' Kyle

Ventura testified Friday in his defamation lawsuit against the estate of author Chris Kyle, a former U.S. Navy SEAL who was fatally shot last year at a Texas gun range.

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Related Topix: US Navy, Entertainment

The Indian Express

U.S. Navy maintains grounding order for F-35 fighter jets

The U.S. Navy on Friday maintained a grounding order for F-35 B-model and C-model fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp, saying it was still not clear what caused a massive engine failure on an Air Force F-35 jet on June 23. "At this time, I do not have sufficient information to return the F-35B and F-35C fleet to flight," Vice Admiral David ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Navy, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, US Marine Corps, US News

Sunherald.com

Senate candidate records GOP address, then deploys

Col. Joni Ernst's checklist as she packed up for two weeks of annual training with the Iowa National Guard: denounce the health care law in the weekly Republican radio address.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Barack Obama

Stars and Stripes

Fog of war in Benghazi hampered military response

The military might have been able to prevent two of the four U.S. deaths in Benghazi if commanders had known more about the intensity of the sporadic gunfire directed at the CIA installation where Americans had taken refuge and had pressed to get a rescue team there faster, according to senior military leaders.

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Related Topix: Africa, Libya, US Army

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Guam-bound United plane diverted to Midway atoll

The airline said Friday it flew the 335 passengers and 13 crew members from Flight 201 back to Honolulu.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, US Navy

CBS Local

DC Police Explain Difficulties On The Day of Navy Yard Shooting

An internal District of Columbia police report on the response to the Washington Navy Yard shooting says officers were hindered because they couldn't access live surveillance-camera footage of the shooter.

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Related Topix: US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

WKBT

Rescued kayakers released from hospital

A woman, her son and another boy were rescued by a U. S. Coast Guard helicopter after spending the night adrift in their kayaks on the waters of Green Bay, officials said Friday.

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ABC News 4 Charleston

Beaufort air station greets squadron for F-35 jets

Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort is preparing to welcoming training squadron VMFAT-501 in support of the installation's yet-to-arrive F-35B Joint Strike Fighter jets.

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The Reporter

Actor's baby girl born night he stars on Broadway

"It was insane," said a smiling and exhausted Tower backstage recently at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where he happily offers visitors chilled bubbly and cigars.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Grand Forks Air Force Base, US Air Force

This Is Lancashire

RAF chief hits at politicians

The head of the Royal Air Force has delivered a stark critique of politicians for lacking decisiveness and "making it up as they go along".

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Channel3000

Court-martial set for Coast Guardsman from Deerfield

A court-martial will be held for a U.S. Coast Guard officer accused of having abusive sexual contact with a female colleague while stationed in Milwaukee.

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The Fresno Bee

Guns found at teen slaying suspect's home in Tenn.

"Several" weapons were uncovered in the search, said Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh DeVine, and ballistic experts examined whether any were involved in Wednesday's shooting in the rural community of Lobelville, about 50 miles southwest of Nashville.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, Lobelville, TN

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