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The Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured in 2026 than under President Barack Obama's health care law, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday.



Missile threats surging worldwide, DOD study finds

Technology for ballistic and cruise missiles is advancing in countries from North Korea and Iran to Russia and China, increasing potential threats to the U.S. even if they don't carry nuclear warheads, according to a new Pentagon report.


‘Missing’ Shiloh sailor who launched three-day search now facing court-martial

A USS Shiloh sailor who sparked a massive three-day search after appearing to have fallen off the ship only to be later found in the ship’s engine room is now facing court-martial.


F-35B stealth fighters make first appearance on Okinawa

Two F-35B Lightning II aircraft landed on Okinawa Monday, the first time the state-of-the-art stealth fighter has visited the strategically important Japanese island.



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Supreme Court partly reinstates Trump's travel ban; fall arguments set

The Supreme Court is allowing President Donald Trump to forge ahead with a limited version of his ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries to the U.S.


Marines rekindling old Afghan relations in Helmand Province

In Afghanistan's turbulent Helmand province, U.S. Marines are rekindling old relationships and identifying weaknesses in the Afghan forces that the Trump administration hopes to address with a new strategy and the targeted infusion of several thousand American forces.


First military case in 'Fat Leonard' Navy bribery scandal begins

While he was stationed in Singapore, a U.S. Navy commander ate suckling pigs worth $400 apiece, attended a Gucci fashion show with his wife and enjoyed the services of prostitutes — all courtesy of a Malaysian defense contractor, Navy prosecutors alleged Monday.



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Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22 million uninsured

The Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured in 2026 than under President Barack Obama's health care law, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday.


Unexploded ordnance found at Yokota Air Base in western Tokyo

Construction workers have unearthed unexploded ordnance at Yokota in western Tokyo in an area that houses the U.S. Forces Japan commander and other high-ranking officers, an Air Force statement said.


Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

British Prime Minister Theresa May tried Monday to reassure European Union citizens living in Britain that their lives and those of their family will not be disrupted when Britain leaves the EU in 2019.


ISIS launches counterattacks in areas of Mosul considered liberated

Islamic State fighters launched a string of counterattacks in a western Mosul neighborhood that had recently been declared free of the militant group, setting off clashes that continued overnight, Iraqi officials said Monday.


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South Sudanese refugees grapple with honoring their dead

The cemetery for South Sudanese refugees lies between two streams that flood when the rains come, leaving debris scattered across the otherwise unmarked graves.


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Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22 million uninsured

The Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured in 2026 than under President Barack Obama's health care law, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday.


Unexploded ordnance found at Yokota Air Base in western Tokyo

Construction workers have unearthed unexploded ordnance at Yokota in western Tokyo in an area that houses the U.S. Forces Japan commander and other high-ranking officers, an Air Force statement said.


Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

British Prime Minister Theresa May tried Monday to reassure European Union citizens living in Britain that their lives and those of their family will not be disrupted when Britain leaves the EU in 2019.


ISIS launches counterattacks in areas of Mosul considered liberated

Islamic State fighters launched a string of counterattacks in a western Mosul neighborhood that had recently been declared free of the militant group, setting off clashes that continued overnight, Iraqi officials said Monday.


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South Sudanese refugees grapple with honoring their dead

The cemetery for South Sudanese refugees lies between two streams that flood when the rains come, leaving debris scattered across the otherwise unmarked graves.



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Virginia-native hiking to raise funds for veterans

Kasie Taylor is hiking the North Carolina Mountains-to-Sea Trail to raise money for Warrior Expeditions — which promotes effects of long-distance outdoor expeditions to help combat veterans transition back into civilian life.



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2 Marines suffer severe burns from F/A-18 flash fire

Two Marine Corps maintainers working on an F/A-18 fighter jet were injured when a flash fire ignited as they were performing routine maintenance on the aircraft, the service said Monday.


First military case in 'Fat Leonard' Navy bribery scandal begins

While he was stationed in Singapore, a U.S. Navy commander ate suckling pigs worth $400 apiece, attended a Gucci fashion show with his wife and enjoyed the services of prostitutes — all courtesy of a Malaysian defense contractor, Navy prosecutors alleged Monday.


Rows of equipment lined up at Coleman Barracks to reassure allies

Following the Russian intervention in Ukraine in 2014 the United States has tried to make its allies, especially those in neighboring Russia in eastern Europe, feel less threatened through a program dubbed the European Reassurance Initiative.


Coast Guard to sell vacant housing near Concord Naval Weapons Station

The Coast Guard announced last month its willingness to negotiate a possible sale of the vacant military housing near Concord Naval Weapons Station to Concord, a city official said.


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2 Marines suffer severe burns from F/A-18 flash fire

Two Marine Corps maintainers working on an F/A-18 fighter jet were injured when a flash fire ignited as they were performing routine maintenance on the aircraft, the service said Monday.


First military case in 'Fat Leonard' Navy bribery scandal begins

While he was stationed in Singapore, a U.S. Navy commander ate suckling pigs worth $400 apiece, attended a Gucci fashion show with his wife and enjoyed the services of prostitutes — all courtesy of a Malaysian defense contractor, Navy prosecutors alleged Monday.


Rows of equipment lined up at Coleman Barracks to reassure allies

Following the Russian intervention in Ukraine in 2014 the United States has tried to make its allies, especially those in neighboring Russia in eastern Europe, feel less threatened through a program dubbed the European Reassurance Initiative.


Coast Guard to sell vacant housing near Concord Naval Weapons Station

The Coast Guard announced last month its willingness to negotiate a possible sale of the vacant military housing near Concord Naval Weapons Station to Concord, a city official said.




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