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The Senate on Thursday approved legislation to end the U.S. military’s support of the Saudi-led coalition in the war in Yemen, dealing a blow to the White House and a longtime strategic ally in the Middle East.


Report: Chinese military expert calls for PRC Navy to ‘ram’ US warships in contested waters

A Chinese military expert has suggested the People’s Liberation Navy should “ram” the next U.S. warship to sail through waters claimed by China, according to a report by the state-run newspaper Global Times.


Special operations boss calls for change amid troop misconduct allegations

The head of U.S. special operations forces has issued a call to action after a series of high-profile instances of misconduct revealed a damaged culture of discipline in the ranks.


New White House strategy in Africa focuses on countering Chinese, Russian influences

Africa is a strategic battleground where countering China and Russia’s growing influence will be the top U.S. priority, National Security Adviser John Bolton said Thursday as he unveiled the Trump administration’s new approach on the continent.


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Pentagon: North Korea slow to negotiate over US war remains

Months after the White House raised hopes for bringing home thousands of U.S. battlefield remains from North Korea, the returns have stalled. Detailed negotiations on future recovery arrangements have not even begun.


Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on ISIS

The main Syrian Kurdish-led militia warned on Thursday that threats by Turkey's president to launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria will negatively impact their fight against the Islamic State group.


New White House strategy in Africa focuses on countering Chinese, Russian influences

Africa is a strategic battleground where countering China and Russia’s growing influence will be the top U.S. priority, National Security Adviser John Bolton said Thursday as he unveiled the Trump administration’s new approach on the continent.


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Pentagon: North Korea slow to negotiate over US war remains

Months after the White House raised hopes for bringing home thousands of U.S. battlefield remains from North Korea, the returns have stalled. Detailed negotiations on future recovery arrangements have not even begun.


Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on ISIS

The main Syrian Kurdish-led militia warned on Thursday that threats by Turkey's president to launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria will negatively impact their fight against the Islamic State group.


New White House strategy in Africa focuses on countering Chinese, Russian influences

Africa is a strategic battleground where countering China and Russia’s growing influence will be the top U.S. priority, National Security Adviser John Bolton said Thursday as he unveiled the Trump administration’s new approach on the continent.



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Rolling Thunder to end annual Memorial Day ride in DC after 2019

The nearly 32-year-old tradition of a Memorial Day motorcycle ride through Washington, D.C. is ending because of escalating costs and a lack of cooperation from the Pentagon and metropolitan police departments, according to a letter shared by Artie Muller, a Vietnam veteran and founder of Rolling Thunder.



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Over 4,500 Kearsarge group sailors, 22nd MEU Marines will deploy this month

There are over 4,500 sailors and Marines serving in the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) that will deploy Dec. 17.


Body of Pennsylvania soldier killed in Afghanistan back home

A plane carrying 24-year-old Staff Sergeant Jason McClary's casket touched down in Pittsburgh around 6 p.m. Wednesday. State and local police and the motorcycle group the Patriot Guard Riders escorted his remains to the Jobe Funeral Home in Monroeville.


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Over 4,500 Kearsarge group sailors, 22nd MEU Marines will deploy this month

There are over 4,500 sailors and Marines serving in the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) that will deploy Dec. 17.


Body of Pennsylvania soldier killed in Afghanistan back home

A plane carrying 24-year-old Staff Sergeant Jason McClary's casket touched down in Pittsburgh around 6 p.m. Wednesday. State and local police and the motorcycle group the Patriot Guard Riders escorted his remains to the Jobe Funeral Home in Monroeville.



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Report: USOC and others delayed in response to Nassar molestation allegations

From the top office at the U.S. Olympic Committee to FBI bureaus in three cities to what was essentially an unchecked, rogue operation at the Karolyi Ranch in Texas, nobody stepped in quickly enough to stifle Larry Nassar's crimes, a new independent report concludes.


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Report: USOC and others delayed in response to Nassar molestation allegations

From the top office at the U.S. Olympic Committee to FBI bureaus in three cities to what was essentially an unchecked, rogue operation at the Karolyi Ranch in Texas, nobody stepped in quickly enough to stifle Larry Nassar's crimes, a new independent report concludes.