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Pentagon IDs soldier who died in noncombat incident in Kuwait

Sgt. William Edward Friese, a 30-year-old light-wheeled vehicle mechanic in the West Virginia Army National Guard died Thursday at Camp Buehring, the military said. Details of the incident were not released and a Pentagon statement said it remained under investigation.


Officials: US putting troops back in Saudi Arabia

U.S. Central Command said the deployments to Saudi Arabia had been approved by the Pentagon. Some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south of Riyadh.


Navy halts search for sailor missing in Arabian Sea

A sailor who was reported overboard from a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea earlier this week remains missing after the Navy ended its search-and-rescue efforts, officials said Saturday.



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Episode 15: Exploring the murky, mysterious world of Russian military contracting

This week we're looking at a private Russian paramilitary force that is a global threat, even though it isn’t formally recognized by its government.

We also devel into how Russian contractors are influencing policies, affecting trade and even shaping the politics of central African nations.

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US accuses Venezuelan fighter jet of aggressive action over Caribbean

U.S. authorities say a Venezuelan fighter jet “aggressively shadowed” an American intelligence plane flying in international airspace over the Caribbean, underscoring rising tensions between the two nations.


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Fist-bumps, blisters and beer: US servicemembers march 100 miles in four days in the Netherlands

There was some limping. There was a little stiffness and some pain. But mostly there was celebration and relief as hundreds of U.S. servicemembers finished the Nijmegen Four Days Marches on Friday.


Bergdahl’s appeal over Trump’s comments rejected by judges

Former Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked off his post in Paktika province in Afghanistan in 2009 and became a captive of the Taliban until the United States exchanged five Taliban detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay for him in 2014.


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Police launch tear gas as Hong Kong protest turns violent

Hong Kong’s protest movement took a violent turn on Sunday as police launched tear gas at protesters after a massive march continued late into the evening and subway riders were attacked by masked assailants who apparently were targeting pro-democracy demonstrators.


President’s party leads Ukraine election, exit poll says

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s party took the largest share of votes in Ukraine’s snap parliamentary election, an exit poll showed Sunday.


New audio shows UK could not prevent Iran takeover of tanker

Audio released by maritime security risk firm Dryad Global shows that a British frigate was too far away from the targeted tanker to keep it from being diverted into an Iranian port despite U.K. efforts to keep it from being boarded.


He once attacked Tripoli; now this militia leader defends it

Ten months ago, Salah Badi was the curse of Libya's capital. Today, Badi is one of Tripoli's defenders. He fights for the very U.N.-installed government he tried to oust. That government, in turn, is backed by some of the Western powers that imposed sanctions on him.


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Police launch tear gas as Hong Kong protest turns violent

Hong Kong’s protest movement took a violent turn on Sunday as police launched tear gas at protesters after a massive march continued late into the evening and subway riders were attacked by masked assailants who apparently were targeting pro-democracy demonstrators.


President’s party leads Ukraine election, exit poll says

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s party took the largest share of votes in Ukraine’s snap parliamentary election, an exit poll showed Sunday.


New audio shows UK could not prevent Iran takeover of tanker

Audio released by maritime security risk firm Dryad Global shows that a British frigate was too far away from the targeted tanker to keep it from being diverted into an Iranian port despite U.K. efforts to keep it from being boarded.


He once attacked Tripoli; now this militia leader defends it

Ten months ago, Salah Badi was the curse of Libya's capital. Today, Badi is one of Tripoli's defenders. He fights for the very U.N.-installed government he tried to oust. That government, in turn, is backed by some of the Western powers that imposed sanctions on him.



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Through grant, Texas facility expands intensive PTSD program to veterans

Typically, the program at Ascension Seton in Austin would cost $7,000, which many insurance policies will cover, but the grant allows participants to avoid making copayments and having to wait for insurance approval.



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US accuses Venezuelan fighter jet of aggressive action over Caribbean

U.S. authorities say a Venezuelan fighter jet “aggressively shadowed” an American intelligence plane flying in international airspace over the Caribbean, underscoring rising tensions between the two nations.


Protest decries plan to detain migrant kids at Oklahoma's Fort Sill

More than 100 demonstrators protested Saturday in withering heat outside an Oklahoma Army installation against the Trump administration’s plans to detain migrant children there.


Vikings rookie Cutting to be used for Air Force recruiting while being permitted to play in NFL

Austin Cutting’s agent said Sunday the Vikings rookie long snapper from Air Force will serve his required two-year military commitment concurrently with being allowed to play in the NFL, and will be used for recruiting.


Pence praises Coast Guard drug seizure efforts and criticizes immigration system during San Diego visit

In a speech aboard the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Munro ported at Naval Air Station North Island, Vice President Mike Pence told members of the Coast Guard that their work was pivotal to saving American lives.


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US accuses Venezuelan fighter jet of aggressive action over Caribbean

U.S. authorities say a Venezuelan fighter jet “aggressively shadowed” an American intelligence plane flying in international airspace over the Caribbean, underscoring rising tensions between the two nations.


Protest decries plan to detain migrant kids at Oklahoma's Fort Sill

More than 100 demonstrators protested Saturday in withering heat outside an Oklahoma Army installation against the Trump administration’s plans to detain migrant children there.


Vikings rookie Cutting to be used for Air Force recruiting while being permitted to play in NFL

Austin Cutting’s agent said Sunday the Vikings rookie long snapper from Air Force will serve his required two-year military commitment concurrently with being allowed to play in the NFL, and will be used for recruiting.


Pence praises Coast Guard drug seizure efforts and criticizes immigration system during San Diego visit

In a speech aboard the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Munro ported at Naval Air Station North Island, Vice President Mike Pence told members of the Coast Guard that their work was pivotal to saving American lives.



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Vikings rookie Cutting to be used for Air Force recruiting while being permitted to play in NFL

Austin Cutting’s agent said Sunday the Vikings rookie long snapper from Air Force will serve his required two-year military commitment concurrently with being allowed to play in the NFL, and will be used for recruiting.


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Vikings rookie Cutting to be used for Air Force recruiting while being permitted to play in NFL

Austin Cutting’s agent said Sunday the Vikings rookie long snapper from Air Force will serve his required two-year military commitment concurrently with being allowed to play in the NFL, and will be used for recruiting.