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  1. 7 die in Nigeria air force plane crash: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | New York Daily News

    The Nigerian air force says one of its aircraft has crashed into a residential house in Kaduna state killing all four crew and three passengers. Commodore Dele Alonge, air force spokesman, said the Dornier-228 aircraft had taken off from Kaduna Military Airfield Saturday morning bound for the country's capital, Abuja, when it crashed in a house in the Ribadu area.


  2. Former Fountain-Fort Carson football star Kevin Davis ready to shine for CSU RamsRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | The Gazette

    Colorado State linebacker Kevin Davis is ready to step into the spotlight and he thanks his Fountain-Fort Carson coaches for preparing him. " coach Johnson really made me the linebacker I am now by showing me the right way to do things," Davis said.


  3. Wear life jackets, plan ahead to stay safe on the water | Public Safety notebookRead the original story

    44 min ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    One of the many reasons I hear people say they love living in Hampton Roads is because the area is surrounded by water. The natural resource is certainly an advantage for some of our largest industries, as well as a source for various recreational activities.


  4. Uri Avnery on the War Netanyahu Almost Started Five Years AgoRead the original story

    59 min ago | Tikkun Magazine

    I MUST admit that Moshe ""Bogie" Ya'alon did not top the list of my favorite politicians. The former army Chief of Staff and present Minister of Defense looked to me like a mere lackey of Netanyahu and a one-dimensional militarist.


  5. Phoenix Dream Center gets face-lift from volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Arizona Republic

    Josh Kennedy, 17, of Chandler and the Lindsay 2nd Ward of the LDS Church, removes an old and dilapidated stage at the Phoenix Dream Center, a Phoenix transitional housing complex, on Saturday, August 29, 2015. Volunteers with "Mission Continues" a veteran volunteer group and church groups did work at the housing complex.


  6. Air Force plane crash kills 7 in KadunaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    The plane, which took off from Dana Airport, operated by the Nigeria Air Force, NAF, in Kaduna, came down some minutes after at the Kantoma Army Barracks, otherwise known as the NDA Barracks, around 6. 45 am, a source told Sunday Vanguard . But a top military brass in Kaduna, who spoke shortly after leaving the scene of the accident, said all on board perished.


  7. Buhari's 100 days in officeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    "What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead."


  8. Decades of ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Reporter

    Vacaville Police Sergeant Charlie Spruill says goodbye to his fellow officers as he walks out of the police department for the final time. Spruill retired from the department after 21 years of service.


  9. Bronx Navy veteran now a Manhattan real estate agentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Daily News

    Derrick Torres, right, with firm president Stefani Markowitz, is now a licensed agen with Rutenberg Realty, which started a program for veterans to get paid training as brokers. What's scarier - manning a ballistic missile submarine or asking someone to fork over millions of dollars for a Manhattan apartment? The one-time Navy man and Bronx native is the first of a group of veterans making the transition from protecting the country to pushing apartments as part of a program by local Manhattan brokerage Rutenberg Realty seeking to find work for members of the armed forces.


  10. Coast Guard faces difficult mission as U.S. plays catch-up in scramble for the ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Day

    Aboard Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley, in the Chukchi Sea - With warming seas creating new opportunities at the top of the world, nations are scrambling over the Arctic - its territorial waters, transit routes and especially, its natural resources - in a rivalry some already call a new Cold War.  When President Barack Obama travels to Alaska on Monday, becoming the first president to venture above the Arctic Circle while in office, he hopes to focus attention on the effects of climate change on the Arctic.


  11. A different take on a grand eventRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Times Herald-Record

    The New York Air Show at Stewart International Airport was billed, among other things, as a salute to the military, especially to the end of World War II, but there was at least one dissident in Saturday's crowd. Bennett Weiss of Newburgh, an anti-war activist, saw the show as a promotion of war.


  12. In praise of my personal Katrina heroes, from the photojournalist's home frontRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times-Picayune

    I'm eager to wrap this Katrina 10 thing up, but throughout my 9-day series, there are two heroes that I've not been able to talk about: my two sons. As many of you know, but for those who don't, my older son Chris is a flight mechanic with the U.S. Coast Guard.


  13. Recommended ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Family Badge

    The Police News is fortunate from time to time to be offered books and manuscripts to review, by authors who are either in law enforcement, have served in law enforcement or have close, personal relationships with law enforcement. Often we review these books from the time they are rough drafts, to completed manuscripts to the final, printed book.


  14. a Warbirda weathervane maker honors veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | O-R Online

    Terry Markovich's front yard showcases many of the replica warplanes he has made in the past four years.


  15. Navy's Latest Communication Satellite Ready for LaunchRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    The Navy's fourth Mobile User Objective System satellite is awaiting countdown - and the whims of Tropical Storm Erika - for launch August 31. The launch window is between 6:07 and 6:51 a.m. ET. A live launch broadcast will begin at 5:47 a.m. ET and will be viewable as an online webcast at .


  16. 10th Mountain Division comes to WindsorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Windsor Now

    One of the hardest trained and most battle-scarred units of the United States Armed Forces during World War II will be remembered in an upcoming exhibition coming to the Town of Windsor Art & Heritage Center. A traveling exhibit from the City of Aurora History Museum entitled Colorado's 10th Mountain Division will soon grace the walls of our gallery at 116 5th St. in Windsor.


  17. Flight from Vegas to Germany diverted over unruly passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    An international flight from Las Vegas to Frankfurt made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport escorted by two F-16 fighter jets Friday night after what officials called a "disturbance on the plane." A pilot on the Condor Airlines Boeing 767 reported an in-flight emergency, and the fighter jets were sent as a precaution, said Air Force Capt.


  18. Making crime payRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    With some 2.2 million people incarcerated in the United States, it seems to me that The United States is missing out on an excellent way to make prisons a lucrative industry. In 2008, in California, it cost roughly $47,000 to house one inmate annually.


  19. WWII tail gunner protected bomber during 'Big Week'Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Sam Mastrogiacomo's voice trails off slightly as he recalls the view from his tiny bubble at the back of the B-24H Liberator bomber his crew called BTO - Big Time Operator. "The destruction of what a bomb does when it hits..." Part of Mastrogiacomo's job as armored gunner during World War II was to make sure that the four tons of bombs and 5,000 rounds of machine gun ammunition were secured before takeoff.


  20. "Joint Action -2015 C" military exercise enters airborne operation phaseRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Soldiers get off a Z-8K helicopter during an airborne operation exercise. The "Joint Action - 2015 C" military exercise, which was initiated by the PLA Guangzhou Military Area Command and involved elite troops from the PLA Army, Navy, Air Force and Second Artillery Force, entered the airborne operation phase recently.