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1 hr ago | 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.


Related Topix: US Navy, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | 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)


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

9 hrs ago |

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.


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

13 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Africa, Libya, US Army

Fri Jul 11, 2014

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.


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.


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


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.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US News, Door County, WI

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.


Related Topix: Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, US Marine Corps, Eglin Air Force Base, US Air Force

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.


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".


Related Topix: US Air Force

Thu Jul 10, 2014


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.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US News

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.


Related Topix: US National Guard, Lobelville, TN

New judge for Guantanamo trial in USS Cole attack

A U.S. military judge removed himself Thursday from the death penalty trial at Guantanamo Bay for the prisoner accused of orchestrating the deadly attack on the USS Cole.


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Death Penalty, Guantanamo Bay, US News, Camp Delta, US Air Force


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.


Related Topix: US National Guard, Lobelville, TN

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.


Related Topix: Fort Sill, US Army, Fort Sill, OK

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.


Related Topix: Prison, US Marine Corps

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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)


Related Topix: US Air Force, Minot Air Force Base, Berthold, ND

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.


Related Topix: iPhone, US Marine Corps, Hickory, NC

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.


Related Topix: US Navy

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.


Related Topix: Camden County, GA, Kings Bay, GA, US Military Prisons, Submarine Base Kings Bay, Prison, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, US Navy, US News