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The U.S. Navy expects one of its officers to be questioned as part of an investigation into the collision of a Norwegian warship and a commercial oil tanker this month in one of the Scandinavian nation's fjords.



Trump gets first-hand look at fire scars as California struggles to locate 1,000 people

From the ashes of a mobile home and RV park, President Donald Trump said Saturday he had to come to the heart of California's killer wildfire to fully grasp the scale of the desolation wrought on the landscape.


USS Sioux City: A $362 million, 3,500-ton home on the water

Saturday's commissioning ceremony celebrates the Navy's acceptance of the boat into the fleet and officially brings the Sioux City to life before it heads to its homeport in Mayport, Florida, Sunday.


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Europe's losing credibility on Iran sanctions

For all their big words about Europeans "taking their destiny in their own hands," EU leaders' real policy appears to be to string Iran along while waiting for the Trump presidency to end — what some might call a head-in-the-sand tactic.


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Utah mayor serving as Guardsman when killed in Afghanistan honored at funeral

A Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan is being remembered at a public funeral as a man of commitment, confidence, conviction and compassion.


Pence, Xi deliver dueling speeches despite signs of trade detente

Vice President Mike Pence and Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered dueling speeches Saturday that offered a window into how the two governments are seeking a truce over tariffs - but remain fundamentally at odds over economics, diplomacy and the race for global influence and primacy.


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One measure that shows sanctions on Russia are working

Sanctions may have knocked as much as 6 percent off Russia's economy over the past four years and the drag isn't likely to go away anytime soon.


State Department denies reaching conclusion on Khashoggi case

After President Donald Trump called his CIA chief and top diplomat from Air Force One as he flew to survey wildfire damage in California, the State Department released a statement saying "recent reports indicating that the U.S. government has made a final conclusion are inaccurate."


C. African Republic militia leader turned over to tribunal

A commander in a Central African Republic militia has been arrested and turned over to the International Criminal Court to face charges that include murder and torture, the court announced Saturday.


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Utah mayor serving as Guardsman when killed in Afghanistan honored at funeral

A Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan is being remembered at a public funeral as a man of commitment, confidence, conviction and compassion.


Pence, Xi deliver dueling speeches despite signs of trade detente

Vice President Mike Pence and Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered dueling speeches Saturday that offered a window into how the two governments are seeking a truce over tariffs - but remain fundamentally at odds over economics, diplomacy and the race for global influence and primacy.


Analysis

One measure that shows sanctions on Russia are working

Sanctions may have knocked as much as 6 percent off Russia's economy over the past four years and the drag isn't likely to go away anytime soon.


State Department denies reaching conclusion on Khashoggi case

After President Donald Trump called his CIA chief and top diplomat from Air Force One as he flew to survey wildfire damage in California, the State Department released a statement saying "recent reports indicating that the U.S. government has made a final conclusion are inaccurate."


C. African Republic militia leader turned over to tribunal

A commander in a Central African Republic militia has been arrested and turned over to the International Criminal Court to face charges that include murder and torture, the court announced Saturday.




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18 tons of cocaine valued at half a billion dollars arrive at Florida port

More than 18 tons of cocaine worth an estimated $500 million have arrived at Port Everglades. The haul, that was offloaded Thursday afternoon, is the result of eight U.S. Coast Guard cutters intercepting 15 different smuggling vessels and more than 50 smugglers in the eastern Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Mexico, Central America and South America during the past month.


US Navy officer may face query in Norwegian frigate collision

The U.S. Navy expects one of its officers to be questioned as part of an investigation into the collision of a Norwegian warship and a commercial oil tanker this month in one of the Scandinavian nation's fjords.


Utah mayor serving as Guardsman when killed in Afghanistan honored at funeral

A Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan is being remembered at a public funeral as a man of commitment, confidence, conviction and compassion.


Yakima Training Center airstrip cleared for takeoff — and a chance to enhance military training

Military officials formally reopened the Selah Airstrip on Thursday morning as a C-17 Globemaster from Joint Base Lewis-McChord landed on the 5,200-foot-long asphalt strip. Two mobile rocket launchers then drove off the plane and over to an area alongside the airfield and, with two other units, fired a salvo over a nearby ridge.


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18 tons of cocaine valued at half a billion dollars arrive at Florida port

More than 18 tons of cocaine worth an estimated $500 million have arrived at Port Everglades. The haul, that was offloaded Thursday afternoon, is the result of eight U.S. Coast Guard cutters intercepting 15 different smuggling vessels and more than 50 smugglers in the eastern Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Mexico, Central America and South America during the past month.


US Navy officer may face query in Norwegian frigate collision

The U.S. Navy expects one of its officers to be questioned as part of an investigation into the collision of a Norwegian warship and a commercial oil tanker this month in one of the Scandinavian nation's fjords.


Utah mayor serving as Guardsman when killed in Afghanistan honored at funeral

A Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan is being remembered at a public funeral as a man of commitment, confidence, conviction and compassion.


Yakima Training Center airstrip cleared for takeoff — and a chance to enhance military training

Military officials formally reopened the Selah Airstrip on Thursday morning as a C-17 Globemaster from Joint Base Lewis-McChord landed on the 5,200-foot-long asphalt strip. Two mobile rocket launchers then drove off the plane and over to an area alongside the airfield and, with two other units, fired a salvo over a nearby ridge.



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UMBC beats Air Force 77-72 in double OT

Sid Tomes scored a career-high 20 points for Air Force (1-2), and Ryan Swan had 17 points and eight rebounds. Tomes had three of Air Force's five 3-pointers.


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UMBC beats Air Force 77-72 in double OT

Sid Tomes scored a career-high 20 points for Air Force (1-2), and Ryan Swan had 17 points and eight rebounds. Tomes had three of Air Force's five 3-pointers.