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1 min ago | Charleston City Paper

Talking with a historian about Charleston's episode of 'Drunk History'

First off, "Drunk History" is a weird show. We're not sure if it's the mis-matched lip-synch narration or the weirdly-bizarro-perfect casting, or if it's just the booze talking, but it's weird.


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3 hrs ago | Mid Devon Star

Royal Navy frigate fires seawolf missile using new radar

THE Devonport Royal Naval Volunteer Band from Plymouth Naval Base hit the high notes at the Royal Naval Volunteer Band Festival.


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8 hrs ago | China Digital Times

China's Unusual Decision to Spy On Naval Exercises

China's debut at the monthlong Rim of the Pacific, or Rimpac, exercises has been hailed by Chinese and U.S. officials as evidence of an improving military relationship, despite escalating tensions over territorial disputes in Asia.


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12 hrs ago | Marine News

Unplanned Encounters Discussed at Navy CNO's China Meeting

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert has left the People's Republic of China after a successful four-day counterpart visit with military leaders, fleet units and leaders of the State Oceanic Administration says the Chief of Naval Operations Public Affairs Office.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Business Journal

Marine Corps Base Hawaii wave energy test site gets $9M from Navy

Northwest Energy Innovations' wave energy conversion device undergoing preliminary testing off the Oregon coast.


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Blackburn Citizen

Former Blackburn school pupil bringing comfort to families hit by war

IN September 2011 Royal Marine Andrew Mills received a chilling phone call in the early hours of the morning, informing him that his services were needed to support a Blackburn mother whose only son had been killed in Afghanistan.


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Hindustan Times

Navys twin mishaps commando killed fire on ship

An Indian Navy commando was on Monday killed in a weapon-handling accident at Visakhapatnam-based INS Kalinga, a missile storage facility under the Eastern Naval Command and a base for marine commandos .


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Evening Sun

USS Gettysburg wins top Navy honor

Commander, United States Fleet Forces Command, Admiral Bill Gortney, presents sailors assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg with the 2013 Battenberg Cup.


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Israel, United States Navy developing laser weapons

The Wall Street Journal noted on Sunday that the Israelis, whose Iron Dome ballistic missile defense system has done much service blunting Hamas' missile attack, is already working on an enhancement called "Iron Beam."


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Freefallin' with the Navy Leapfrogs

Navy Leapfrogs woo crowds at the Defenders of Freedom Air Show this weekend at the Offutt Air Force Base.


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Sun Jul 20, 2014


China sends spy ship off Hawaii during U.S.-led drills

China has sent a spy ship to international waters off of Hawaii during a giant U.S.-led naval exercise involving 22 countries, even as Beijing participates in the drills for the first time this year, the U.S. Navy said on Sunday.


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Navy feared frigate's excessive noise made it an easier target

The noise generated by one of Canada's frigates was so excessive that navy officers worried for a time that it had become more vulnerable to torpedoes and other weapons that home in on sound, according to a military report obtained by the Citizen.


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The Motley Fool

With Only 4 Major Types of Warship Left, Can the U.S. Navy Still Dominate the Seas?

It's budget-cutting time for the U.S. Navy. And while the admirals seem fine with this, Congress is getting nervous.


Bahrain files lawsuit to suspend opposition group

Bahrain's official news agency reported Sunday that the ministry is taking Al-Wefaq to court so that the group can "correct its legal status" after failing to comply with rules of transparency when holding general meetings.


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The Messenger

John Alan Guyader

John Alan Guyader, 94, Rural Woolstock, Troy Township, died on Saturday, July 5, 2014, at his home surrounded by family.


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The Olympian

In 35th District, Rep. Haigh favors new revenue for schools;...

State Rep. Kathy Haigh of Shelton has long been a moderate and an advocate for public education, but her two challengers in the Aug. 5 primary are offering voters a more conservative option in the 35th Legislative District.


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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

Whale expert takes U.S. Navy to task over sonar in 'War of the Whales'

Sometimes debates arise that clarify the values and conflicts of our society. They needn't involve the grand questions of the day - which most often are endlessly partisan and complex - but they nonetheless can offer unmistakable insights into who we really are.


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The Motley Fool

The U.S. Navy Has a Mach 7 Cannon, and Raytheon Is Helping to Build It

The U.S. military has a reputation as a somewhat secretive organization. But in at least one respect, the Pentagon is one of the most "open" organizations on the planet.



The US Navy Finally Retires The C-9B Skytrain II After 41 Years

After some 41 years and over 1.3M mishap free flight hours, the the US Navy has retired its last C-9 Skytrain II.


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News 4 Jax

Navy pilot, political leaders react to crash

President Barack Obama delivered a strongly worded statement at the White House Friday about the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. "... men, women, children, infants who had nothing to do with the crisis in Ukraine.


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