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59 min ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

N.C. Democratic challenger questions congressmana s military record

Dan Whittacre of Henderson said he filed a request for Butterfield's record with the National Personnel Records Center near St. Louis.

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5 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Army report on death of young State Department officer in Afghanistan confirms group was lost

In particular, it confirms this account by McClatchy's Jay Price that the group was lost and on foot when a bomb exploded in the Afghan city of Qalat on April 6, 2013.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, Explosion,

9 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

10 Things to Know for Thursday, April 24

The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin, South Korea, World News, Syria, Middle East, Electronic, Syrian, US Military

13 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Taliban ready to deal on captive US soldier?

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. The nearly five-year effort to free the only American soldier held captive in Afghanistan is scattered among numerous federal agencies with a loosely organized group of people working on it mostly part time, according to two members of Congress and military officials involved in ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, Ketchum, ID, Hailey, ID

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Witness: Iraqi teens posed no threat before death

For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Explosion, US Military

Click2Houston

Russia's Lavrov: U.S. 'running show' in Kiev

The Ukraine crisis simmered Wednesday, if not with actual fighting, then with fighting words from the key outside players in the conflict: the United States and Russia, whose foreign minister accused Washington of "running the show" in Kiev.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Military

OregonLive.com

US Army soldier accused of killing 2 unarmed teenagers in Iraq

The two unarmed Iraqi brothers posed no threat as they herded cattle in a palm grove where a U.S. Army reconnaissance team was hidden one day seven years ago.

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Greenwich Citizen

First lady announces one-stop job site for vets

To help veterans leaving the military as it downsizes, the government on Wednesday started a one-stop job-shopping website for them to create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to mine.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, US Military, Fort Campbell

Daily Mail

US Army sergeant Michael Barbera to appear in court over killing of deaf Iraqi boys

Chinatown's American Dream: Meet the migrant workers who sleep packed into tiny $9-a-night New York cubicles, while families share meals in a space the size of a cupboard Heartbroken mother sues FedEx for $100M amid claims the delivery truck that slammed into a bus killing her teenage daughter and nine others could have been on fire BEFORE the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, Life, Veteran Affairs, Wedding, Texas

USA Today

Recruits trending older in U.S. military

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St. Petersburg Times

Army general reprimanded for mishandling sex-assault case

The sexual misconduct complaints piled up on the desk of Maj. Gen. Michael Harrison, the commander of U.S. Army forces in Japan.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sunherald.com

Judge to mull Chelsea Manning name change request

In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Bradley Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS, Leavenworth County, KS

The Huffington Post

Michel Escoto Guilty Of Killing Newlywed Wife For Money

A South Florida man was convicted Tuesday of beating his newlywed wife to death so he could collect a $1 million life insurance policy.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Miami Dade County, FL, Ubisoft, Video Games, Family Feud, US Military, Fort Stewart

WBAL-AM Baltimore

APG Investigating Civilian Death

Post spokesman Kelly Luster says the civilian Army employee had been mowing grass on a riding mower near the Route 24 gate Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: US Military, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, Edgewood, MD

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Army leader suspended after insensitivity claims

A Fort Carson commander who wasn't allowed to leave for Afghanistan with his troops last month was suspended over allegations that he was insensitive to victims of sexual assault and discrimination, a newspaper reported Tuesday.

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CBS Local

Blue Angels Returning To Chicago Air Show

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights are returning to the annual Chicago Air and Water Show.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Chicago, IL

GPB.org

Soldier Speaks Up A Decade After Pat Tillman's Friendly-Fire Death

Cpl. Pat Tillman is seen in a this 2003 file photo provided by Photography Plus.

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ABC News

US Troops Head to Exercises in Eastern Europe

U.S. Army paratroopers are arriving in Poland to begin a series of military exercises in four countries across Eastern Europe to bolster allies in the wake of Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula last month.

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Related Topix: US Military, Italy, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Business Wire

Smiths Detection Announces $20M Chemical Detector Order from the US Army

The JCAD is based on Smiths Detection's Lightweight Chemical Detector product line of advanced, easy-to-use and lightweight threat detection devices that are handheld or easily strapped to a belt.

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Related Topix: US Military, Department of Defense, US News

The Campbell Reporter

Ten years after his death, Pat Tillman's spirit lives on in a military scholar program

A stone marker in San Jose's community of New Almaden. An 8-foot statue in Glendale, Ariz.

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Related Topix: Glendale, AZ, UC Berkeley, US Military, US Air Force, UC Hastings, Non-Profit

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