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  1. Abraham sounds like candidate for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Daily World

    Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham sure sounds like someone who's running for governor next year, blasting incumbent Gov. John Bel Edwards and hiring campaign staff "just in case." When asked what he thought about Edwards' job performance, the Republican congressman said, "Not too much actually.

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  2. USAF Museum features Presidentsa Day Plane TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | WDTN-TV Dayton

    This Presidents' Day was especially presidential for some in the Miami Valley. Visitors to the Museum of the United States Air Force climbed aboard former Air Force One aircrafts and heard firsthand accounts from former crew members.

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  3. 5 things US troops bring with them to help recreate the comforts of home on the battlefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Getting snacks and coffee via care packages is nice, but sometimes what you really need is a little personal space in the middle of a war zone. Depending on your rank and branch of service, you get more luxuries.

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  4. Zimbabweans Pay Tribute to Tsvangirai; Interment Expected TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Voice of America

    Mourners gather around the coffin of Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the opposition Movement For Democratic Change at a memorial service in Harare, Feb.18, 2018. Average Zimbabweans turned out Monday to commemorate the life of the country's dogged, long-time opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, ahead of his burial, expected Tuesday.

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  5. Dancing with the Robeson County Stars: Teams 4, 5Read the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | The Robesonian

    Catherine Gaines Catherine Gaines, PA-C, is the Team Lead for Patient Navigation for Southeastern Health in Lumberton. She began her career in medicine as a combat medic in the Army.

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  6. Trump in talks with pol who proposed new gun background checksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Daily News

    President Trump signaled he may back a bipartisan bill that would tighten oversight of the federal criminal background check database. Sens. John Cornyn, a Republican from Texas, and Chris Murphy, a Democrat from Connecticut, introduced the bill - designed to strengthen the FBI database of prohibited gun buyers - in November.

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  7. Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Mary J. Mayer spoke at the February meeting of the Redlands-based chapterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Redlands Daily Facts

    Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Mary J. Mayer, a national representative of the Military Officers Association of America, was the speaker at the Orange Empire Military Officers' Club's Feb. 11 luncheon at the Redlands Country Club.

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  8. See a burnt Falcon Heavy booster in person this week - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNet News

    The booster is a recycled Falcon 9 that flew another mission before being strapped to the side of Falcon Heavy for its historic flight earlier this month. Both of the side boosters landed successfully at nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station less than 10 minutes after blasting off from KSC.

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  9. Drones: NAF trains 20 officers in US, India on software, cyber securityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    AS it has begun production of indigenous operational Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, UAVs, the Nigerian Air Force said yesterday that it has trained a total of 20 of its officers both in India and the United States of America on how to handle them. The officers were trained on software development and cyber security ahead of its recently launched Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, UAV which it tagged 'Tsaigumi.'

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  10. Driver Sought After Pedestrian Killed in Hit-Run Accident Near Vandenberg AFBRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    A pedestrian was killed by a hit-and-run driver in the southbound lanes of Highway 1 near the Vandenberg Air Force Base main gate on Monday, the California Highway Patrol said. Shortly after 5:30 a.m. personnel from Vandenberg, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department and the Lompoc Fire Department were dispatched to the scene on Highway 1 near Timber Lane.

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  11. President's Day shake: Mount Diablo hit by two overnight quakesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    A 2.9 earthquake struck near Diablo on Monday, February 19 at 12:49 a.m. followed by a second 2.5 earthquake at 2:31 a.m. A 2.9 earthquake struck near Diablo on Monday, February 19 at 12:49 a.m. followed by a second 2.5 earthquake at 2:31 a.m. Locations of faults in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Mount Diablo Fault is the green quadrilateral near the center of the map.

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  12. Erdogan, Rouhani discuss SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector During the conversation, Erdogan stressed the need for joint efforts in the fight against terrorists within the framework of Operation Olive Branch. Turkish President also expressed his condolences to the Iranian colleague over the Aseman Airlines plane crash near the city of Semirom in Isfahan Province, which led to numerous casualties.

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  13. Sinai 2018 wrap up: 67 terrorists killed, hundreds arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Egypt Today

    After the seventh statement about the operation from the army on Tuesday, February 15, army spokesperson Tamer al-Refai held a conference to reveal the latest developments of the operation. He announced that 53 takfiri elements were killed and four others were detained, while 675 additional escaped and suspected criminals were detained.

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  14. Israel successfully tests Arrow-3 missile defense systemRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Fox News

    Israel successfully tested its new Arrow missile defense system Monday, the Defense Ministry announced in a tweet, the accomplishment capping a program that's seen a series of delays and cancellations. "A short while ago, the Defense Ministry and American MDA carried out a planned flight test of its Arrow weapons system, with an Arrow 3 interceptor," the Defense Ministry tweeted.

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  15. Aerojet says government asking it to invest too much in its own engineRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    ... pay for its development, and who would use the new engine. In recent years, Aerojet has sought funding from the US Air Force to design and build the AR1, which has approximately 20 percent more thrust than a space shuttle main engine. The Air Force, ...

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  16. SpaceX confirms Falcon 9 rocket launch for February 21Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Earlier scheduled for February 17, SpaceX delayed the launch, saying more time was needed for final checks of the Falcon 9 rocket's upgraded payload fairing, Space.com reported late on Sunday. Elon Musk-run SpaceX will now launch its Falcon 9 rocket carrying Starlink broadband satellites and the Paz radar-imaging satellite for Spain on Wednesday.

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  17. Mike Pence to lead talk on America 'winning' the moon, Mars and 'worlds beyond'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Leaders in the civil, commercial, and national security sectors will brief Mike Pence during the "Moon, Mars, and Worlds beyond: Winning the Next Frontier" meeting about the United States' space endeavors at NASA. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday will oversee a discussion on America's plans to travel once more to the moon, and then to Mars and "worlds beyond" when he leads a meeting of the National Space Council at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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  18. Space Wars Will Look Nothing Like Star WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Astronomy

    Ever since Star Wars, the public has been fascinated by the visuals of space conflict - it's futuristic, thrilling, and cosmic battles are bereft of the gore that so often accompanies terrestrial conflict. And ever since Sputnik, humans have been putting things into space, pieces of technology that are now vital cogs in the machinery of society.

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  19. Strength in Numbers: Lockheed Martin Delivers 400th C-130J Super Hercules AircraftRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 19: Lockheed Martin reached a major milestone with the delivery of its 400th C-130J Super Hercules aircraft on Feb. 9. This Super Hercules is an MC-130J Commando II Special Operations aircraft that is assigned to the U.S. Air Force's Special Operations Command . The C-130J Super Hercules is the current production model of the legendary C-130 Hercules aircraft, with operators in 17 nations.

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  20. New Hope native escorts Pence on Army flightRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Army Spc. Taylor Davis, from New Hope, far right, pauses for a photo after Taylor and his UH-60 Army helicopter crew were assigned to fly Vice President Mike Pence from Tokyo to Yokota AFB on Feb. 8. Left to right are Lt.

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