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Kushner, who held meetings in December with the Russian ambassador and a banker from Moscow, is being investigated because of the extent and nature of his interactions with the Russians,.



Senator's findings: Wounded Warrior Project on the right track after addressing problems

A senator’s investigation into the Wounded Warrior Project after allegations of lavish spending last year has concluded that there were problems, but the organization is working to repair them.


Pentagon: US airstrike, subsequent explosion killed more than 100 civilians in Mosul

A U.S. investigation into a March 17 airstrike in Mosul confirmed more than 100 civilians were killed when a U.S. aircraft bombed a building used by Islamic State fighters and local residents, the Pentagon announced Thursday.


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At Arlington's Flags-In, remembering and honoring the fallen

More than 284,000 flags were placed in front of headstones at Arlington National Cemetery Thursday by hundreds of soldiers with The Old Guard during the annual pre-Memorial Day Flags-In ceremony.



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Trump scolds NATO on spending as allies aim to please

President Donald Trump scolded allies on Thursday for their failure to invest enough money in their defense, saying members must not only increase expenditures but also make up for years of military neglect.


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Proposed budget to cap next raise, hike retiree fees

President Donald Trump’s first budget request embraces many Obama administration ideas to dampen military compensation growth. But the new administration also has fresh cost-cutting plans.


USS Dewey sails near Mischief Reef in challenge to China

A Navy destroyer sailed near a disputed South China Sea island controlled by China, the first such operation since Donald Trump became president, a media report said.



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San Bernardino terror attack suspects shot up to 27 times

Authorities released a report Thursday detailing the manhunt and shootout with a husband and wife who killed 14 people and wounded 22 others in the San Bernardino terror attack in December 2015.


Pyongyang gas price surge: Bad news for Kim Jong Un?

While world attention has focused on Kim Jong Un's recent missile tests, a month-long surge in gasoline prices in Pyongyang is showing no signs of letting up — a puzzling problem that if allowed to drag on could be very bad news for the North Korean economy.


Trump told in Brussels that West should focus on 'values,' not only interests

President Donald Trump exported the confrontational, nationalist rhetoric of his campaign across the Atlantic on Thursday, scolding European leaders for not footing more of the bill for their own defense and lecturing them to stop taking advantage of U.S. taxpayers.


New Palestinian metropolis rises in the West Bank as Israeli occupation turns 50

Israel's military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza began five decades ago, when Israel defeated three Arab armies. Today, millions of Palestinians still face concrete walls, checkpoints and other Israeli controls. What does it feel like to be "occupied" in 2017?


UAE may fly warplanes from Somalia as Africa reach grows

A proposed United Arab Emirates base in semi-autonomous northern Somalia may add a naval facility to a military airport, extending the Arab nation's reach on the Horn of Africa coastline, a Somali official said.


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San Bernardino terror attack suspects shot up to 27 times

Authorities released a report Thursday detailing the manhunt and shootout with a husband and wife who killed 14 people and wounded 22 others in the San Bernardino terror attack in December 2015.


Pyongyang gas price surge: Bad news for Kim Jong Un?

While world attention has focused on Kim Jong Un's recent missile tests, a month-long surge in gasoline prices in Pyongyang is showing no signs of letting up — a puzzling problem that if allowed to drag on could be very bad news for the North Korean economy.


Trump told in Brussels that West should focus on 'values,' not only interests

President Donald Trump exported the confrontational, nationalist rhetoric of his campaign across the Atlantic on Thursday, scolding European leaders for not footing more of the bill for their own defense and lecturing them to stop taking advantage of U.S. taxpayers.


New Palestinian metropolis rises in the West Bank as Israeli occupation turns 50

Israel's military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza began five decades ago, when Israel defeated three Arab armies. Today, millions of Palestinians still face concrete walls, checkpoints and other Israeli controls. What does it feel like to be "occupied" in 2017?


UAE may fly warplanes from Somalia as Africa reach grows

A proposed United Arab Emirates base in semi-autonomous northern Somalia may add a naval facility to a military airport, extending the Arab nation's reach on the Horn of Africa coastline, a Somali official said.



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Death of man who helped build the Vietnam Wall remains an unsolved mystery

Kathy Klyce was worried. Her husband, Jack Wheeler, a prominent consultant and former Pentagon official, had been out of touch for a few days. They had argued about his decision to head to Washington, D.C., on Dec. 28, 2010, while she stayed at their condo in New York. She was stunned when her stepdaughter told here on Jan. 2, 2011, that police from Newark, Delaware, had called: Jack was dead, they said.



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Devil Brigade in South Korea celebrates its centennial

Halfway across the world from its birth in the trenches of France, the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division celebrated its 100th anniversary near another hotly contested border in South Korea.


Wrongly convicted 'Norfolk Four' threaten $68 million in lawsuits

The Navy sailors wrongly convicted in the rape and murder of an 18-year-old woman in 1997, have threatened to sue the city in Virginia for $68 million or more – a potentially catastrophic threat to the municipal budget.


US general heading Alaska forces outlines potential threats

A U.S. military general has told Alaska business owners that he's more worried about North Korea's missile advancements than he is about the country's current military capabilities.


Smuggler gets nearly 7 years for Texas ship channel death

A convicted human smuggler from Mexico must serve nearly seven years in a U.S. prison over the 2015 death of an immigrant struck by a Coast Guard boat as she tried to reach Texas.


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Devil Brigade in South Korea celebrates its centennial

Halfway across the world from its birth in the trenches of France, the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division celebrated its 100th anniversary near another hotly contested border in South Korea.


Wrongly convicted 'Norfolk Four' threaten $68 million in lawsuits

The Navy sailors wrongly convicted in the rape and murder of an 18-year-old woman in 1997, have threatened to sue the city in Virginia for $68 million or more – a potentially catastrophic threat to the municipal budget.


US general heading Alaska forces outlines potential threats

A U.S. military general has told Alaska business owners that he's more worried about North Korea's missile advancements than he is about the country's current military capabilities.


Smuggler gets nearly 7 years for Texas ship channel death

A convicted human smuggler from Mexico must serve nearly seven years in a U.S. prison over the 2015 death of an immigrant struck by a Coast Guard boat as she tried to reach Texas.



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Europe baseball - Day 1

Top seeds fall, adding more intrigue to balanced fields

Both No. 1 seeds took losses as the 2017 DODEA-Europe baseball championships opened Thursday, adding even more intrigue to the already unpredictable Division I and II/III brackets.


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Europe baseball - Day 1

Top seeds fall, adding more intrigue to balanced fields

Both No. 1 seeds took losses as the 2017 DODEA-Europe baseball championships opened Thursday, adding even more intrigue to the already unpredictable Division I and II/III brackets.



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