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Monday’s review would have involved 46 vessels and 40 aircraft from Japan and seven other nations, including the U.S., Canada, Singapore, the United Kingdom, India, Australia and, for the first time, China.



U.S.-allied Kurds strike deal to bring Assad's Syrian troops back into Kurdish areas

government troops will deploy along the border with Turkey to help Kurdish fighters fend off Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria, the Kurds said Sunday, hours after President Donald Trump ordered all U.S. troops to withdraw from the area to avoid getting caught in the middle of the fast-escalating conflict.


Turkish-led forces film themselves executing a Kurdish captive in Syria

The video is one of a series of photographs and videos posted on Twitter accounts of the Turkish-backed rebel groups and circulated by the U.S.-allied Syrian Democratic Forces that suggest some of the Syrian rebels participating in Turkey's offensive to capture territory in Syria may have committed war crimes.


American bases near Tokyo escape deadly Typhoon Hagibis with minimal damage

By 5:30 a.m. Sunday, all bases in the region — including Yokosuka Naval Base, Yokota Air Base, Camp Fuji, Camp Zama and Naval Air Facility Atsugi — had issued the all-clear for residents to safely leave their homes.



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Big changes to grueling Special Forces course draw scrutiny

Army commanders are making sweeping changes to shorten and revamp the Special Forces course to meet evolving threats and to shift from a culture that weeds out struggling soldiers to one that trains them to do better, but critics fear the changes will weaken the force.


Army’s new multi-domain unit is featured at AUSA conference

The Information, Intelligence, Cyber, Electronic Warfare and Space Battalion pulls together the nonlethal, information-based Army specialties listed in its name to coordinate with lethal Army specialties such as missile defense.


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Some US states marking their first Indigenous Peoples' Day

From Minnesota to Vermont, at least five states and Washington, D.C. have done away with Columbus Day celebrations in deference to Native Americans, though the federal Columbus holiday remains in place.


Japan looks for missing after typhoon, warns of mudslides

Kyodo News service, assembling information from a wide network, counted 36 deaths caused by the typhoon with 16 people missing. The official count from the Fire and Disaster Management Agency was 19 dead and 13 missing.


UK says fatal crash suspect doesn't have diplomatic immunity

BBC and Sky News said Sunday that U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab had told the family of Harry Dunn that "immunity is no longer pertinent" because the suspect has left the U.K.


Several wounded as mortars hit UN compound in Mogadishu

The United Nations mission in Somalia says several people were wounded when mortar rounds landed inside the U.N. and African Union compounds in Mogadishu.


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Some US states marking their first Indigenous Peoples' Day

From Minnesota to Vermont, at least five states and Washington, D.C. have done away with Columbus Day celebrations in deference to Native Americans, though the federal Columbus holiday remains in place.


Japan looks for missing after typhoon, warns of mudslides

Kyodo News service, assembling information from a wide network, counted 36 deaths caused by the typhoon with 16 people missing. The official count from the Fire and Disaster Management Agency was 19 dead and 13 missing.


UK says fatal crash suspect doesn't have diplomatic immunity

BBC and Sky News said Sunday that U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab had told the family of Harry Dunn that "immunity is no longer pertinent" because the suspect has left the U.K.


Several wounded as mortars hit UN compound in Mogadishu

The United Nations mission in Somalia says several people were wounded when mortar rounds landed inside the U.N. and African Union compounds in Mogadishu.



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Veterans service organizations call on Kentucky state legislators to address tax issue

There are 45,559 VSOs in the United States and while some of these, like those in Alabama, Missouri, North Carolina, Georgia, South Carolina, Indiana, Ohio and Illinois, are tax-exempt, many, like those in Kentucky, are not.



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US Marine veteran who fought in Iraq faces imminent deportation

A large tattoo of the Statue of Liberty is spread across the left side of Jose Segovia Benitez’s body. A second tattoo memorializes his service to the U.S. Marines. Neither will serve him well in El Salvador.


Japan cancels international fleet review to focus on disaster relief after Typhoon Hagibis

Monday’s review would have involved 46 vessels and 40 aircraft from Japan and seven other nations, including the U.S., Canada, Singapore, the United Kingdom, India, Australia and, for the first time, China.


American bases near Tokyo escape deadly Typhoon Hagibis with minimal damage

By 5:30 a.m. Sunday, all bases in the region — including Yokosuka Naval Base, Yokota Air Base, Camp Fuji, Camp Zama and Naval Air Facility Atsugi — had issued the all-clear for residents to safely leave their homes.


Army’s new multi-domain unit is featured at AUSA conference

The Information, Intelligence, Cyber, Electronic Warfare and Space Battalion pulls together the nonlethal, information-based Army specialties listed in its name to coordinate with lethal Army specialties such as missile defense.


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US Marine veteran who fought in Iraq faces imminent deportation

A large tattoo of the Statue of Liberty is spread across the left side of Jose Segovia Benitez’s body. A second tattoo memorializes his service to the U.S. Marines. Neither will serve him well in El Salvador.


Japan cancels international fleet review to focus on disaster relief after Typhoon Hagibis

Monday’s review would have involved 46 vessels and 40 aircraft from Japan and seven other nations, including the U.S., Canada, Singapore, the United Kingdom, India, Australia and, for the first time, China.


American bases near Tokyo escape deadly Typhoon Hagibis with minimal damage

By 5:30 a.m. Sunday, all bases in the region — including Yokosuka Naval Base, Yokota Air Base, Camp Fuji, Camp Zama and Naval Air Facility Atsugi — had issued the all-clear for residents to safely leave their homes.


Army’s new multi-domain unit is featured at AUSA conference

The Information, Intelligence, Cyber, Electronic Warfare and Space Battalion pulls together the nonlethal, information-based Army specialties listed in its name to coordinate with lethal Army specialties such as missile defense.



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Lawi Lalang and Elvin Kibet, winners of Army Ten-Miler, share long history

The two soldiers from the U.S. Army’s World Class Athlete Program were teenagers in Kenya when they were first discovered by University of Arizona associate head track coach James Li.


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Lawi Lalang and Elvin Kibet, winners of Army Ten-Miler, share long history

The two soldiers from the U.S. Army’s World Class Athlete Program were teenagers in Kenya when they were first discovered by University of Arizona associate head track coach James Li.