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President Donald Trump cast new doubt on his willingness to come to the defense of NATO allies Tuesday when he said a small member state could provoke a conflict that could start “World War III.”



Fitness app Polar revealed not only where U.S. military personnel worked, but where they lived

Like Strava, Polar created an activity map that showed the exact routes where users exercised. But Polar also tracked and consolidated all the sessions of any single user onto that same map.


This Air Force veteran was paid just $20 for a life-saving idea that's still used today

While a "two striper" in the Air Force 60 years ago, Robert Carpenter invented a color-coded system for attaching tractor trailer air-brake connections that's now mandatory equipment for every truck on every American road.


S. Korean military grounds helicopters after crash kills 5 marines

The South Korean military grounded dozens of new helicopters after five marines were killed in a crash during a test-flight, officials said Wednesday.


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How alleged Russian agent Maria Butina gained access to elite conservative circles

For nearly five years, the young Russian political-science student was an unusual fixture at the most important events of the U.S. conservative movement.


US airmen crank out 40,000 pounds of bombs during England drill

The four-day intensive exercise on creating live munitions in an austere environment provided planning and production techniques normally seen only at the Air Force Combat Ammunition Center at Beale Air Force Base, Calif.


Airman dies at lake in Missouri

A 37-year-old airman assigned to the 19th Air Support Operations Squadron at Fort Campbell, Ky., was found unresponsive and later pronounced dead Saturday.



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S. Korean military grounds helicopters after crash kills 5 marines

The South Korean military grounded dozens of new helicopters after five marines were killed in a crash during a test-flight, officials said Wednesday.


Trump: Supporting tiny NATO ally Montenegro could start WWIII

President Donald Trump cast new doubt on his willingness to come to the defense of NATO allies Tuesday when he said a small member state could provoke a conflict that could start “World War III.”


Obama delivers veiled rebuke to Trump in Mandela address

Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday denounced the policies of President Donald Trump without mentioning his name, taking aim at the "politics of fear, resentment, retrenchment," and decrying leaders who are caught lying and "just double down and lie some more."


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S. Korean military grounds helicopters after crash kills 5 marines

The South Korean military grounded dozens of new helicopters after five marines were killed in a crash during a test-flight, officials said Wednesday.


Trump: Supporting tiny NATO ally Montenegro could start WWIII

President Donald Trump cast new doubt on his willingness to come to the defense of NATO allies Tuesday when he said a small member state could provoke a conflict that could start “World War III.”


Obama delivers veiled rebuke to Trump in Mandela address

Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday denounced the policies of President Donald Trump without mentioning his name, taking aim at the "politics of fear, resentment, retrenchment," and decrying leaders who are caught lying and "just double down and lie some more."



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VA employee advocates, lawmakers contend new law targets low-level workers and whistleblowers

The VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act was approved a year ago by Congress and heralded by President Donald Trump as a fix-all to root out a culture of corruption at the VA.



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Field testing for new Army physical fitness test to begin later this year

Soldiers from across the Army could see the new physical fitness test as soon as this year as the force prepares for field testing with approximately 60 battalions this fall.


Report: Camp Pendleton general reprimanded for use of aide as servant in Iraq

A brigadier general found to have treated his aide-de-camp like a servant while directing air strikes against ISIS in Iraq has been disciplined, officials at Marine Forces Pacific said Tuesday.


US airmen crank out 40,000 pounds of bombs during England drill

The four-day intensive exercise on creating live munitions in an austere environment provided planning and production techniques normally seen only at the Air Force Combat Ammunition Center at Beale Air Force Base, Calif.


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Field testing for new Army physical fitness test to begin later this year

Soldiers from across the Army could see the new physical fitness test as soon as this year as the force prepares for field testing with approximately 60 battalions this fall.


Report: Camp Pendleton general reprimanded for use of aide as servant in Iraq

A brigadier general found to have treated his aide-de-camp like a servant while directing air strikes against ISIS in Iraq has been disciplined, officials at Marine Forces Pacific said Tuesday.


US airmen crank out 40,000 pounds of bombs during England drill

The four-day intensive exercise on creating live munitions in an austere environment provided planning and production techniques normally seen only at the Air Force Combat Ammunition Center at Beale Air Force Base, Calif.



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So-so All-Star Game at home for Nationals' Scherzer, Harper

For Max Scherzer, Bryce Harper and any Nationals Park regulars in attendance, this home All-Star Game probably felt rather familiar. A lot of hype, some so-so performances and, at times, a nearly silent ballpark.


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So-so All-Star Game at home for Nationals' Scherzer, Harper

For Max Scherzer, Bryce Harper and any Nationals Park regulars in attendance, this home All-Star Game probably felt rather familiar. A lot of hype, some so-so performances and, at times, a nearly silent ballpark.