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1 hr ago | San Jose Mercury News
In a picture released by the Italian Navy on Sunday, a woman and her baby board the "Sirio" military boat during a rescue operation of immigrants off the coast of Sicily. More than 2.000 migrants were rescued by Navy ships and patrol boats in the past three days as part of an operation called Mare Nostrum.
5 hrs ago | Washington Times
A year after 12 people were shot and killed at the Washington Navy Yard, President Obama said Tuesday the U.S. must pursue "common-sense reforms" to firearms laws and indicated he's not ready to admit defeat in his fight for gun control. "One year ago, 12 Americans went to work to protect and strengthen the country they loved.
9 hrs ago | The Washington Post
More than 2,000 people, including top Navy officials and families still in mourning, will gather Tuesday morning at the Washington Navy Yard to mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting rampage that killed 12 people inside Building 197. During the ceremony, the name of each person who died Sept.
An F/A-18C Hornet launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush on Sept. 10. Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released) The United States launched an airstrike near Baghdad on Monday in what defense officials say is the start of an expanded action against Islamic State extremists in Iraq.
A federal appeals court said the US Navy's scanning of the public's computers for images of child pornography constituted "a profound lack of regard for the important limitations on the role of the military in our civilian society." The Naval Criminal Investigative Service practice led the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals to suppress evidence in the form of images of child pornography that an NCIS agent in Georgia found on a Washington state civilian's computer.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the 9th Naval Construction Regiment, which provided construction support, was decommissioned during a ceremony Sunday at the Naval Air Station Fort Worth. Leaders say the decommissioning is part of the U.S. military's reduction of forces as wars wind down in Iraq and Afghanistan.
HUNDREDS of Royal Marines and sailors from the South West have arrived in the Mediterranean by a task force Royal Navy warships for a major amphibious exercise. More than 600 Royal Marines and 1,500 sailors, soldiers and airman have arrived in the Adriatic Sea off Albanian for the first stage of the annual workout of the Response Force Task Group's annual Cougar deployment.
The crew of a Plymouth warship have formed up and spelled out a special message for their American colleagues as they arrived into Baltimore. Royal Navy frigate, HMS Argyll, will shortly come alongside in the US city just as the Star Spangled Spectacular - a commemorative event marking the 200th anniversary of the US National Anthem - gets underway.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 01:35 pm
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