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9 min ago | NBC Dallas

Navy Pilot Killed in Crash ID'd

Lt. Nathan Poloski, 26, is presumed dead after an extensive search of the Western Pacific Ocean, according to the U.S. Navy. Poloski is a native of Lake Arrowhead in San Bernardino County.

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2 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Navy identifies pilot presumed dead after crash

He was the subject of a 36-hour search in the waters off the U.S. territory of Wake Island after two F/A-18C Hornets collided in midair Friday. The other pilot safely ejected, was rescued from the ocean by helicopter and was treated and released from medical facilities aboard the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson.

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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Officer who shot Navy Yard gunman says it 'needed to be done'

At 9:15 a.m., the near-hour-long search through 600,000 square feet of office space narrowed to a single corridor, six rows of cubicles and a smattering of offices of Building 197. Aaron Alexis was hiding amid the cluttered desks and six-foot partitions.

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9 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Scottish vote: Sign of Britain's waning influence?

On the southern flank of England, buffeted by the fierce winds of the English Channel, Portsmouth has been a hub of the British Navy - and British power - since the reign of Henry VIII 500 years ago. Without Portsmouth, Britain's empire could not have become the largest in the world.

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13 hrs ago | Navy Times

Navy overhauls spot promotions

Capt. Michael Wettlaufer, above, CO of the carrier John C. Stennis, promotes sailors to first class petty officer via the command advancement program on Sept. 3. New PO3 Purnell Richardson, left, is greeted by Capt.

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17 hrs ago | KAUZ

N. Korea sentences US man to 6 years of hard labor

With the deadly ambush on a state police barracks in the Pocono Mountains, law enforcement in eastern Pennsylvania went on high alert and officers from throughout the region, including New York and New Jersey,... With the deadly ambush on a state police barracks in the Pocono Mountains, law enforcement in eastern Pennsylvania went on high alert and officers from throughout the region, including New York and New Jersey, joined in a... A woman has criticized police in the Utah County city of Saratoga Springs over the fatal shooting of her 22-year-old son, saying she believes the outcome would have been different had he not been black.

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21 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Valley siblings who served in Navy during WWII will take Honor Flight

Hank Huizinga, 89, left, and his sister Elsa Barry, 91, right, laugh as they talk about their time serving in World War II. Both siblings will be going on an honor flight to Washington, D.C., this month.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

KAUZ

Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?

Calling it one of the most important pieces of legislation in Nevada history, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law an unprecedented package of incentives to seal a deal to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery... Calling it one of the most important pieces of legislation in Nevada history, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law an unprecedented package of incentives to seal a deal to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory... State police say one trooper was fatally shot and another was injured when they were ambushed outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania. A search is underway for the suspect or suspects.

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Monterey County Herald

Court tosses Washington man's porn conviction

A federal appeals court has tossed out a man's child-pornography conviction and 18-year prison sentence because of illegal government surveillance. The San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that it was illegal for the U.S. Navy to use a high-powered software program to search private computers throughout the state of Washington for child pornography.

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Prince George Citizen

Rescuers search Pacific for Navy pilot after 2 jets crash; 2nd pilot safely ejects

This photo provided by the US Navy, a MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter lands on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during search and rescue operations for a missing pilot on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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NBC29

Chemical reform bill faces uphill battle in Senate

FILE - In this June 18, 2014 file photo, actress Jessica Alba is seen, in New York. . FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2014 file photo, Senate Environment and Public Works Chair Sen. .

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Chattanoogan.com

Marcus D. Toney Awarded The Navy And Marine Corps Commendation Medal

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Marcus D. Toney, Son of Marvin L. Toney of Chattanooga, and Regina Y. Sydnor of Richmond, Va., was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal .

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WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

After Iraqi battles, residents choose displacement

8, 2014, Kurdish Peshmerga walk on a street in Gwer in northern Iraq. . In this image made from video taken on Sept.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

KOMO News

Appeals court overturns child porn conviction

A federal appeals court has overturned a Washington state man's conviction for possessing and distributing child pornography. The court in San Francisco ruled Friday that a U.S. Navy investigator who discovered the material in Michael Dreyer's computer violated law that restricts the military from enforcing civilian law.

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Canada.com

Royal Canadian Navy looks to chop more civilian staff

AUGUST 27: Canadian royal navy arrives at Yangzi wharf with a frigate on August 27, 2014 in Shanghai, China. Canadian royal navy started its 5-day friendly visit to Shanghai on Wednesday.

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Brandon Sun

200 years later, military foes from War of 1812 stage fresh battle, with food

Military cooks from the U.S., Canada, Britain and elsewhere participated in a week-long festival to commemorate the bicentennial of the battle that created the U.S. national anthem. Two hundred years ago, on Sept.

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WXOW-TV La Crosse

Solar storm arrives at Earth, but not a problem

A U.S. appeals court was set to hear arguments Friday on whether a Wisconsin law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls should be reactivated in time for the November elections following a... In a stunningly fast decision, a federal appeals court in Chicago reinstated Wisconsin's voter photo identification law on Friday - just hours after three Republican-appointed judges heard arguments on reactivating the... The state says three Ohio inmates who escaped from prison, including a convicted school shooter, have been transferred to a higher-security facility. The medical director of the facility where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure is no longer at the clinic.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

US will be ramping up airstrikes soon _ in Iraq

As U.S. forces gear up for airstrikes in Syria, the first demonstration of President Barack Obama's more aggressive military campaign against the Islamic State group is likely to unfold first in Iraq as early as next week, officials said Friday. In Syria, U.S. planes and drones will be gathering intelligence on targets and air defense threats in preparation for airstrikes there.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdraws re-election bid

The medical director of the facility where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure is no longer at the clinic. The medical director of the facility where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure is no longer at the clinic.

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CBS Local

A Year Later, Navy Yard Shooter's Sister Says Guilt 'Paralyzing'

The sister of a gunman who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard last year says she hopes the families of her brother's victims are healing. The Washington Post reports Naomi Alexis, sister of former Navy reservist and IT contractor Aaron Alexis, told the paper, "The grief I feel for their suffering is palpable.

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