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With an end-of-year deadline fast approaching, negotiators in talks this week were unable to agree on U.S. demands that South Korea increase its share of the burden for maintaining some 28,500 U.S. troops on the divided peninsula.



Iwakuni Marines honor lost KC-130J aircrew with memorial service, flyover

A single KC-130J flew slowly past MCAS Iwakuni Friday in remembrance of five Marines who lost their lives after their aerial refueler collided in midair with an F/A-18 Hornet Dec. 6 off southern Japan.


Vigilance: Dog teams work to keep America’s largest Pacific air base safe

U.S. and Japanese military working dogs - and their handlers - took part in a bilateral training exercise last month, part of the constant drive to keep these dog teams' skills sharp.


US servicemember dies in noncombat-related incident in Afghanistan

A U.S. servicemember deployed to Afghanistan died Thursday in a noncombat-related incident that is under investigation.


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Arizona journalism saga has poisoning claim, nasty divorce

An award-winning Arizona newspaper publisher and his wife are locked in a bizarre divorce case that has morphed into something more: a journalism ethics saga.


Iwakuni Marines honor lost KC-130J aircrew with memorial service, flyover

A single KC-130J flew slowly past MCAS Iwakuni Friday in remembrance of five Marines who lost their lives after their aerial refueler collided in midair with an F/A-18 Hornet Dec. 6 off southern Japan.


UK's May, embattled at home, seeks EU lifeline on Brexit

In a week of damaging political blows over her handling of both Brexit and her job, British Prime Minister Theresa May insisted Thursday she can still get her European Union divorce agreement approved in Parliament — with a little help from her EU friends.


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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Arizona journalism saga has poisoning claim, nasty divorce

An award-winning Arizona newspaper publisher and his wife are locked in a bizarre divorce case that has morphed into something more: a journalism ethics saga.


Iwakuni Marines honor lost KC-130J aircrew with memorial service, flyover

A single KC-130J flew slowly past MCAS Iwakuni Friday in remembrance of five Marines who lost their lives after their aerial refueler collided in midair with an F/A-18 Hornet Dec. 6 off southern Japan.


UK's May, embattled at home, seeks EU lifeline on Brexit

In a week of damaging political blows over her handling of both Brexit and her job, British Prime Minister Theresa May insisted Thursday she can still get her European Union divorce agreement approved in Parliament — with a little help from her EU friends.


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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Iwakuni Marines honor lost KC-130J aircrew with memorial service, flyover

A single KC-130J flew slowly past MCAS Iwakuni Friday in remembrance of five Marines who lost their lives after their aerial refueler collided in midair with an F/A-18 Hornet Dec. 6 off southern Japan.


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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Iwakuni Marines honor lost KC-130J aircrew with memorial service, flyover

A single KC-130J flew slowly past MCAS Iwakuni Friday in remembrance of five Marines who lost their lives after their aerial refueler collided in midair with an F/A-18 Hornet Dec. 6 off southern Japan.


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.