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China’s president called for restraint in dealing with North Korea amid fears the communist state will conduct another nuclear or missile test to mark the 85th anniversary of the founding of its army.



Civilian casualties from airstrikes rise in Iraq and Syria, but few are investigated

A recent airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq is believed to have killed more than 270 civilians, provoking an international outpouring of grief and outrage.


Africa Command: Piracy is on the rise off the Horn of Africa

The U.S. military in East Africa is monitoring a sudden return of piracy around the Horn of Africa, likely caused by deteriorating economic conditions and famine throughout the region, U.S. defense officials said Sunday.


Army hoping to entice doctors to the battlefield

Before aspiring medical school students venture off on careers at hospitals, Army leaders hope to entice them to bring their critical life-saving skills to battlefields across the globe. Medical professionals from 26 universities in the Southeast visited Fort Bragg on a tour for a glimpse of Army medicine — both at installation hospitals and in tents on combat zones. The educational tour is a tool used to connect medical students to careers in the Army.



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Centrist Macron, far-right Le Pen in battle to lead France

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France's presidential election, remaking the country's political landscape and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union.


North Korea detains US citizen; 3rd American being held

Tony Kim, who also goes by his Korean name Kim Sang-duk, was detained on Saturday, according to Park Chan-mo, the chancellor of the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology.


Refugees in US are already extensively vetted before they come

Bombs killed two of Barwin Musa’s cousins during Syria’s 6-year-old civil war. Musa’s young son stuttered for a year after a mortar round exploded near him in Aleppo. In the fighting, the high school where Musa taught history shut down, putting her out of work.



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The sad saga of North Korea's ATMs

The airport in the North Korean capital has two ATMs but according to bank officials, because of new Chinese sanctions, they don't work.


Africa Command: Piracy is on the rise off the Horn of Africa

The U.S. military in East Africa is monitoring a sudden return of piracy around the Horn of Africa, likely caused by deteriorating economic conditions and famine throughout the region, U.S. defense officials said Sunday.


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The sad saga of North Korea's ATMs

The airport in the North Korean capital has two ATMs but according to bank officials, because of new Chinese sanctions, they don't work.


Africa Command: Piracy is on the rise off the Horn of Africa

The U.S. military in East Africa is monitoring a sudden return of piracy around the Horn of Africa, likely caused by deteriorating economic conditions and famine throughout the region, U.S. defense officials said Sunday.



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Former Fort Bragg soldier is rising star in Mixed Martial Arts

James Quigg was once told he wasn’t good enough to be a collegiate wrestler. So, instead, Quigg has become a rising star in the world of Mixed Martial Arts.



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Fort Bliss aviators return from Europe, tout mission

Fort Bliss’ air-assault battalion is back from its deployment to Europe and is ready to apply what it’s learned to whatever mission lies ahead.


Marines set arraignment in death of Muslim recruit

Gunnery Sgt. Joseph Felix is accused of several violations of the military code, including cruelty and maltreatment and failure to obey an order in relation to the death of Raheel Siddiqui.


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Fort Bliss aviators return from Europe, tout mission

Fort Bliss’ air-assault battalion is back from its deployment to Europe and is ready to apply what it’s learned to whatever mission lies ahead.


Marines set arraignment in death of Muslim recruit

Gunnery Sgt. Joseph Felix is accused of several violations of the military code, including cruelty and maltreatment and failure to obey an order in relation to the death of Raheel Siddiqui.



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Lancers get on base early and often in rout of SHAPE

Thanks an early injury, SHAPE was forced to put inexperienced players on the mound. They walked Lancer after Lancer. And Lakenheath got plenty of practice stealing bases as well.


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Lancers get on base early and often in rout of SHAPE

Thanks an early injury, SHAPE was forced to put inexperienced players on the mound. They walked Lancer after Lancer. And Lakenheath got plenty of practice stealing bases as well.



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