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{FD} Birds, equipment issues caused B-52 bomber crash in Guam

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An Air Force investigation has concluded birds and mechanical issues — not pilot error — caused the crash of a B-52 bomber in Guam a year ago. Continue reading

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{FD} High court won’t hear appeal over CIA torture report

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The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal seeking to force the CIA to release the full 2014 Senate report about the agency’s use of harsh interrogation tactics. Continue reading

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{FD} Haley won’t rule out strike vs North Korea for nuke testing

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Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, isn’t ruling out a U.S. strike against North Korea if Pyongyang tests another nuclear missile. Continue reading

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{FD} Xi urges restraint on North Korea in phone call with Trump

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Chinese President Xi Jinping called for restraint in dealing with North Korea during a telephone call with U.S. President Donald Trump, Chinese state media reported Monday, amid speculation that the North could soon carry out a sixth nuclear test. Continue reading

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{FD} Xi urges restraint on N. Korea in phone call with Trump

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Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has called for restraint when dealing with North Korea during a telephone call with President Donald Trump. Continue reading

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{FD} Remains of Illinois man killed at Pearl Harbor come home

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An Illinois sailor has been laid to rest near the community where he grew up — more than 75 years after he was killed at Pearl Harbor. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump visiting Walter Reed military hospital

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President Donald Trump plans to visit wounded service members at a military hospital outside Washington. Continue reading

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{FD} Senators seek data on Americans caught up in surveillance

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A Democratic privacy advocate and libertarian-minded Republican are asking the nation’s top intelligence official to release more information about the communications of American citizens swept up in surveillance operations. Continue reading

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{FD} Lavrov speaks to Tillerson about Syria chemical attack

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Russia regrets U.S. opposition to Russian inspectors taking part in an investigation into a chemical weapons attack in Syria. Continue reading

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{FD} US congressional leader Ryan heads to Poland for talks

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U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is leading a bipartisan congressional delegation to Warsaw to meet with Poland’s president and prime minister following the recent deployment of thousands of U.S. troops to the NATO member state. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-Iowa official says she took “don’t ask, don’t tell” stand

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The former top female athletic administrator at the University of Iowa says she functioned with a “don’t ask, don’t tell” mentality while maintaining a decade-long relationship with the Hawkeyes’ field hockey coach that ultimately led to her dismissal … Continue reading

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{FD} Top national security official to leave Justice Department

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The Justice Department’s top national security official is leaving her position next month. Continue reading

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{FD} Once critical of global deals, Trump slow to pull out of any

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The “America First” president who vowed to extricate America from onerous overseas commitments appears to be warming up to the view that when it comes to global agreements, a deal’s a deal. Continue reading

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{FD} Investigation underway into Army chopper crash; victim ID’d

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Army investigators have arrived at the scene of a Black Hawk helicopter crash in Maryland that left one crew member dead and two injured. Continue reading

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{FD} Ohio man facing federal terrorism charges pleads guilty

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An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to charges brought after the FBI said he threatened U.S. military members online on behalf of the Islamic State. Continue reading

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{FD} Navy: Officer hazed sailors, called 1 ‘Charlie Brown’

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A U.S. Navy officer charged with hazing and maltreatment of sailors is facing a general court martial. Continue reading

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{FD} US defense chief says NKorea ‘recklessly tried to provoke’

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says North Korea’s latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation. Continue reading

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{FD} Army helicopter crashes into golf course; 1 dead, 2 injured

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A Black Hawk helicopter crashed onto a golf course in Maryland during a routine training flight, killing one crew member and injuring the two others on board, the U.S. Army said. Continue reading

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{FD} US to hold UN human rights meeting _ after deal with Russia

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U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley was determined to hold a Security Council meeting on the importance of human rights to international peace and security and it will happen on Tuesday — but only after the U.S. addressed objections from Russia, China and other council members. Continue reading

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{FD} After US strikes, Trump’s Syria plan starts coming into view

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Can threatening war crimes charges persuade Syrian President Bashar Assad to leave power? What about guaranteeing his safety in exile? These long-shot proposals are at the center of the Trump administration’s new effort to resolve Syria’s six-year civi… Continue reading

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{FD} Army helicopter crashes into Maryland golf course

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An Army helicopter with three crew members on board went down on a Maryland golf course Monday, authorities and witnesses said. Continue reading

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{FD} Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to discuss war aims in Mideast

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is looking to the Middle East and North Africa for broader contributions and new ideas to fight Islamic extremism as the Trump administration fleshes out its counterterrorism strategy. Continue reading

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{FD} McMaster casts doubt on US sending more troops to Syria

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President Donald Trump’s national security adviser is expressing doubt the U.S. will send more ground troops to Syria. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump strategy on NKorea: ‘Maximum pressure and engagement’

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The Trump administration has settled on its North Korea strategy after a two-month review: “Maximum pressure and engagement.” U.S. officials said Friday the president’s advisers weighed a range of ideas for how to get North Korea to abandon its nuclear… Continue reading

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{FD} White House decides against releasing visitor records

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The White House won’t make public the logs of visitors to the White House complex, breaking with the practice of President Donald Trump’s predecessor. Continue reading

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{FD} US sends dozens of troops to Somalia, 1st time in decades

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The U.S. military is sending dozens of regular troops to Somalia in the largest such deployment to the Horn of Africa country in roughly two decades. Continue reading

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{FD} Officials: No need for Trump’s approval to use massive bomb

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Pentagon officials say the U.S. commander in Afghanistan who ordered use of the “mother of all bombs” didn’t need President Donald Trump’s approval. Continue reading

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{FD} CIA director takes negative tone on group Trump has praised

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s condemnation of the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks stands in stark contrast to the praise President Donald Trump has heaped on the group in the past. Continue reading

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{FD} Shulkin pledges review to fix problems at DC medical center

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Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is pledging a top-down review at the VA medical center in the nation’s capital. Continue reading

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{FD} CIA director calls WikiLeaks ‘hostile intelligence agency’

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) is denouncing WikiLeaks, calling the anti-secrecy group a “hostile intelligence agency.” In his first public speech since becoming director of the agency, the former Republican congressman says WikiLeaks “walks l… Continue reading

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{FD} Who’s Dina Powell? A rising Trump national security figure

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The photo from inside Donald Trump’s makeshift situation room at Mar-a-Lago affirmed what White House insiders have recognized for some time — that Dina Powell has quietly established herself as a White House power. Continue reading

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{FD} Pentagon: US dropped largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan

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The Pentagon says U.S. forces in Afghanistan dropped the military’s largest non-nuclear bomb on an Islamic State target in Afghanistan. Continue reading

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{FD} AP FACT CHECK: Do Trump’s Mar-a-Lago trips cost $3 million?

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With President Donald Trump making his seventh presidential trip this weekend to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, government watchdogs and Democrats are once again seeing dollar signs: namely, $3 million. Continue reading

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{FD} ACLU sues for information related to Trump travel bans

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The American Civil Liberties Union has filed more than a dozen lawsuits nationwide seeking government documents related to the implementation of the Trump administration’s travel bans. Continue reading

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{FD} US show of force to North Korea also could show US weakness

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The Trump administration has upped the stakes in the slow-burning confrontation with North Korea, deploying an aircraft carrier to the region this week. Continue reading

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{FD} Xi stresses China’s North Korea concerns in talk with Trump

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Chinese President Xi Jinping told President Donald Trump in a phone call Wednesday that Beijing is willing to work with Washington on ending North Korea’s nuclear weapons program but wants a peaceful solution. Continue reading

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{FD} Mattis: Defeating Islamic State still top US priority

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. cruise missile strike on a Syrian air base does not signal a change in the Pentagon’s military campaign there, which is focused on defeating the Islamic State group and al-Qaida remnants. Continue reading

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{FD} US Official: Russia knew Syrian chemical attack was coming

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The United States has made a preliminary conclusion that Russia knew in advance of Syria’s chemical weapons attack last week, but has no proof of Moscow’s involvement. Continue reading

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{FD} Maryland soldier fighting militants in Afghanistan dies

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The Pentagon has identified the soldier who was killed over the weekend while conducting an operation against Islamic State militants in Afghanistan. Continue reading

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{FD} Official: US military takes extra precautions in Syria

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A U.S. military spokesman says the U.S. has taken extra defensive precautions in Syria in anticipation of possible retaliation against American forces for last week’s cruise missile attack on a Syrian air base. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump to sell attack planes to Nigeria for Boko Haram fight

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The Trump administration will move forward with the sale of high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against Boko Haram Islamic extremists despite concerns over abuses committed by the African nation’s security forces, according to U.S. officials. Continue reading

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{FD} Tillerson says missile strikes carry a message for others

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. missile strikes against a Syrian air base in retaliation for a chemical weapon attack carries a message for any nation operating outside of international norms. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump officials say no new US focus on ousting Syria’s Assad

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The chemical weapons attack in Syria that triggered retaliatory American airstrikes hasn’t shifted U.S. priorities toward ousting Syrian President Bashar Assad, top Trump administration officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Tillerson steps up on Syria, Russia after avoiding spotlight

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Criticized for his low-profile diplomacy, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is emerging from the shadows with a leading public role in shaping and explaining the Trump administration’s missile strikes in Syria. Continue reading

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{FD} US carrier strike group heads toward W. Pacific near Korea

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The Pentagon says a Navy carrier strike group is moving toward the western Pacific Ocean to provide a physical presence near the Korean Peninsula. Continue reading

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{FD} US threatens more pressure on Syria after missile strikes

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The United States is vowing to keep up the pressure on Syria after the intense nighttime wave of missile strikes from U.S. ships, despite the prospect of escalating Russian ill will that could further inflame one of the world’s most vexing conflicts. Continue reading

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{FD} After chemical attack, Trump turns from resigned to resolved

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President Donald Trump first saw the photos Tuesday morning. Continue reading

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{FD} Airstrikes on Syria might also send message to North Korea

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The U.S. airstrikes this week were aimed at a Syrian air base, but almost certainly got the attention of another adversary — North Korea. Continue reading

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{FD} Ghastly mages of Syrian attack led to Trump about-face

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President Donald Trump first saw the photos Tuesday morning. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 Marines demoted, more investigated in nude photo probe

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The Marine Corps says two male Marines have been demoted and about two dozen other military members are being investigated over nude photographs that were shared online The administrative punishments are the first from the investigation into the photo … Continue reading

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