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3 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Navy keeps close eye on Atlantic storms

The 2014 East Coast Hurricane Season is in full swing. So far, Hampton Roads has missed being hit by Arthur and Bertha and, this week, Hurricane Cristobal is expected to stay off the coast but churn up the surf.


Related Topix: US Military, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Cristobal, Natural Disasters, US Marine Corps, Norfolk, VA

7 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Hezbollah Has Seized and Murdered Hostages, But Condemns Foley Killing

Hezbollah has condemned the murder of U.S. journalist James Foley at the hands of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant , but the Iranian-backed Lebanese terrorist group has a history of kidnapping - and in some case murdering - foreigners, including Americans.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Terrorism, US Military

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Business Journal

Exclusive: Steve Nakagawa talks about bridging Research Park and downtown startups

Capt. Steve Nakagawa , retired commanding officer of the Naval Air Warfare Center Training System Division for the U.S. Navy , is joining the board of directors for Canvs. I caught up with Nakagawa today at the Canvs grand opening to ask a simple question: What drew you to Canvs? Nakagawa said Philip Holt , co-founder of Canvs, was the one who ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News

Chattanooga Selected For U.S. Navy Band's Tour Sept. 13

America's Navy is coming home to Chattanooga, one of 13 cities to host a performance by the United States Navy Band Country Current during its 2014 tour -- one of the Navy's signature outreach programs.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Chattanooga, TN

ABC News

US Navy Pulls Protesting Nurse From Guantanamo

A Navy nurse who was the first, and apparently only, member of the medical staff at Guantanamo to refuse to take part in the feeding of hunger striking prisoners has had his assignment cut short at the U.S. base in Cuba, officials said Tuesday.


Related Topix: US Military, US Military Prisons, Cuba, World News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Newport, RI

Marine News

US, China Officials Meet After Navy Jet Intercept

U.S. and Chinese military officials will hold talks on rules of behavior at the Pentagon on Tuesday and Wednesday, a U.S. official said, days after the United States denounced a "dangerous" Chinese jet intercept of a U.S. Navy patrol plane.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, US Air Force, George Bush

The Town Talk

Report: U.S. Syria surveillance flights begin

The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, U.S. officials said, a move that could pave the way for airstrikes against Islamic State militant targets there.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Afghanistan, US Military

Matangi Tonga

Tongan shot in US, grateful to Chinese Navy surgeon

David Maka , who was shot in the United States four years ago, is grateful to a Chinese doctor who extracted a bullet from his chest, located close to his heart, where it could have killed him over time.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Tonga, US Military, San Mateo County, CA, East Palo Alto, CA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Methane plumes erupt along East Coast: Okeanos Explorer finds 570 methane seeps

Methane is a harmful greenhouse gas known to be a major contributor to global warming and climate change.


Related Topix: Global Warming, US Military, US Navy, US News

The Wall Street Journal

Capital Journal Daybreak: Pressure Mounts on Obama to Act on Islamic...

PRESSURE MOUNTS ON OBAMA TO ACT AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE: President Barack Obama faces pressure at home and in the Middle East to quickly step up strikes against Islamic State militants, but also reluctance from some within his own party and European allies to do so.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Military

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Riding through Death Valley, Nevadaa s high desert is a bikers dream

When you get past the glitter, girls and gambling, Las Vegas, Nev., is primarily high desert.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Harley Davidson, Automakers, US Military, Death Valley National Park, US National Parks


Army: Shooter injured self, no others on Va. base

A soldier with a gun inside a major command's headquarters turned the weapon on herself, causing an injury, but didn't wound any others as a heavily trafficked Virginia Army base temporarily went on lockdown Monday morning.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Lee, Violent Crime, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia, Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University


All clear given at Fort Lee after active shooter incident

Fort Lee officials have given the all clear at Fort Lee after reports of an active shooter on the post.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Lee, Norfolk, VA, Washington Navy Yard

The Daily Beast

Fiction Honed in a Combat ZoneBy Brian Castner

Veteran James Pitre takes the measure of modern warfare both up close and from a reserved distance in his debut novel, Fives and Twenty-Fives .


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Military

WFAA-TV Dallas

Obama back in DC amid crises; as if he never left

Indeed, this sultry month usually associated with the doldrums of summer has burdened modern presidents with personal, domestic or international crises.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military, Terrorism, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Sun Aug 24, 2014


U.S. Navy releases video it says shows aircraft taking off for Iraq

U.S. Navy releases video it says shows aircraft launching from USS George H.W. Bush in support of military action against Islamic State in Iraq.


Related Topix: US Military, Middle East, Iraq, World News

The Virginian-Pilot

China defends intercepting U.S. Navy plane

China's Defense Ministry rejected U.S. accusations that a Chinese fighter jet's intercept of a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft off the southern Chinese coast was dangerous, and blamed Washington for mounting large-scale and frequent close-in reconnaissance operations.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

The Record-Courier

World War II veterans take Honor Flight

The Honor Flight Nevada program will be sending World War II veterans John Gerard, 89, left, and Paul Harr, 97, to Washington D.C. in September.


Related Topix: Prison, US Military, Gardnerville Ranchos, NV, Gardnerville, NV

The Motley Fool

U.S. Navy Eyes Biofuels to Fuel Fleet of the Future

Every single day the U.S. Department of Defense uses 300,000 barrels of oil. It alone accounts for about 2% of America's total daily energy consumption, which makes it the single largest fuel consumer in the country.


Related Topix: US Military, Alternative Energy, Energy, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science


Chinese fighter jet buzzes US plane

Sierra Leone's parliament has approved a law imposing prison terms of up to two years for anyone caught hiding an Ebola patient.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Military