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3 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

Official says hackers hit up to 25,000 fed workers

The internal records of as many as 25,000 Homeland Security Department employees were exposed during a recent computer break-in at a federal contractor that handles security clearances, an agency official said Friday.


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3 hrs ago | KION 46

UN condemns execution of US journalist

The United Nations on Friday condemned the beheading of American journalist James Foley by his ISIS captors as "heinous and cowardly" and said the execution shows the increasing danger to journalists reporting in Syria.


Related Topix: Terrorism, US Military

4 hrs ago | Deseret News

Administration condemns Russian move into Ukraine

Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting Ben Rhodes speaks to reporters during a press briefing, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Edgartown, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard.


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

8 hrs ago | CBC News

Chinese fighter jet made 'dangerous intercept' of U.S. plane, Pentagon says

A Chinese jet did a roll manoeuver over the top of a Poseidon P-8 like this one and passed across the nose of the U.S. Navy plane, a navy spokesman said Friday.


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8 hrs ago |

Dangerous intercept of US Navy jet by Chinese

The United States has lodged a formal protest with Beijing over an air intercept this week in which a Chinese warplane flew close to a US Navy patrol jet and conducted acrobatic manoeuvres around it in international airspace, the Pentagon has said.


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10 hrs ago | DC Military

U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard hosts family day

U.S. Navy ceremonial guardsmen stand at parade rest during the unit's inaugural family day at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling.


14 hrs ago | USA Today

Navy boots sailor over her natural hairstyle

A week after the military announced it would relax hair rules for women, a sailor has confirmed she will be discharged Friday from the Navy after a 12-year career for failing to obey an order to cut off her natural hairstyle.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News

18 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

California pushes shift in military sexual-assault cases

In this undated Navy photo, a volunteer hands out Sexual Assault Prevention and Response ribbons to help spread awareness of sexual assault.


Related Topix: US Military, US Governors, Jerry Brown, US Marine Corps

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Russia Taday

US Navy tests power-free industrial exoskeletons

The US Navy is looking at how exoskeletons could be used at naval shipyards. Exoskeletons enable workers to operate heavyweight hand tools for longer by transferring the weight of the items from the body directly the ground.


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Windsor Beacon

Hagel says U.S. will not relent in pursuit of militants

The threat posed by the militant Islamic State group is "beyond anything we've seen," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday, because the group is "sophisticated and well funded."


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Monterey County Herald

Navy Adm. McRaven confirmed as Texas chancellor

Navy Adm. William McRaven formalized his transition from a top U.S. military commander to academic leader Thursday, officially accepting the job as chancellor of the University of Texas System.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Naval Postgraduate School, US Military, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

Metro Radio

US Launches Criminal Probe Into Foley Killing

A criminal investigation has been launched into the beheading of American journalist James Foley, US Attorney General Eric Holder said.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, US Military


Aircraft carrier to be hauled away, scrapped

Crews are preparing the decommissioned USS Saratoga aircraft carrier in Rhode Island for a trip to Texas to be scrapped.


Related Topix: Brownsville, TX, US Military

Sydney Morning Herald

US launched unsuccessful mission to free murdered journalist James Foley

Cairo: In the months leading up to James Foley's horrific death at the hands of Islamic militants, the United States launched a failed rescue mission in Syria and refused to pay a multi-million dollar ransom for the 40-year-old journalist, it has been revealed.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Terrorism, US Military, Iraq, World News, Middle East

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

USS Cole to deploy from Norfolk Friday

The ship will leave Naval Station Norfolk on Friday, August 22, on a six-month deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.


Related Topix: Norfolk, VA, US Military

Navy Times

Navy planes take small-arms fire during Iraq airstrikes

An F/A-18C Hornet takes off for Iraq from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush on Aug. 14 the Persian Gulf.


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CBS Local

Washington Navy Yard Marking Its History With War of 1812

Burned to the ground after the Americans were defeated at Bladensburg, an important lesson was learned in the aftermath of those battles that ultimately won the war.


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Post and Courier

Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal investigation, the admiral in charge of the Navy's nuclear reactors program told The Associated Press.


Related Topix: US Military, Charleston, SC, Malmstrom Air Force Base, US Air Force

Washington Times

Atheists forgetting the meaning of freedom

Many people in this country were shocked when the U.S. Navy recently announced the removal of all Bibles from military hotels under their control.


Related Topix: US Military, Atheism, Religion

KFMB-TV San Diego

Pacific commander speaks about Navy's future

Admiral Samuel Locklear is the senior U.S. military authority in the Pacific. He spoke about the challenges facing the Navy, including looming budget cuts.


Related Topix: US Military, San Diego, CA, Clairemont Mesa (San Diego, CA)