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FBI says it presumes NAS Pensacola shooting was act of terrorism

The FBI is working under the presumption that a fatal shooting at a Florida naval base carried out by an aviation student from Saudi Arabia was an act of terrorism, the agency said Sunday.


North Korea announces 'very important test' at rocket launch site in ominous sign for 2020

The statements were the latest sign that hopes for diplomacy are unraveling ahead of a year-end deadline set by North Korea for Washington to offer concessions to restart stalled nuclear talks.


Family recounts heroics of fallen sailor in Pensacola shooting

Joshua Watson had just graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and looked forward to a military career as a pilot. On Saturday, he was being hailed a hero, as his family recounted how the 23-year-old — in his last minutes of life — led first responders to an active shooter at Naval Air Station Pensacola.



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The Force for Hire team looks back at the series and examines some key issues about the world of private military contracting.

In this final episode of Force for Hire, we examine some major questions about the private military contracting world that we uncovered.

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Congressman accuses Fort Meade housing contractor of retaliating against military families

The company in charge of privatized military housing projects on Fort Meade, Md., has been accused of retaliating against service members who complained of poor conditions there, according to documents reviewed by The Washington Post.


Minnesota National Guard identifies 3 killed in helicopter crash

The Guard identified the men who were killed in Thursday’s crash as Chief Warrant Officers 2nd Class James A. Rogers Jr., 28, and Charles P. Nord, 30, and Sgt. Kort M. Plantenberg, 28.


Justice Department watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog will release a highly anticipated report Monday that is expected to reject President Donald Trump’s claims that the Russia investigation was illegitimate and tainted by political bias from FBI leaders. But it also is expected to document errors during the investigation that might animate Trump supporters.


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Justice Department watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog will release a highly anticipated report Monday that is expected to reject President Donald Trump’s claims that the Russia investigation was illegitimate and tainted by political bias from FBI leaders. But it also is expected to document errors during the investigation that might animate Trump supporters.


NATO seminar canceled as US objects to anti-Trump speaker

The Danish Atlantic Council says it has canceled a U.S. government-sponsored seminar on NATO and transatlantic relations after the U.S. Embassy in Denmark allegedly banned an American academic known for being critical of President Donald Trump from speaking there.


Saudi restaurants no longer need to segregate women and men

Women in Saudi Arabia will no longer be required to use separate entrances from men or to sit behind partitions at restaurants in the latest measure announced by the government that upends a major hallmark of conservative restrictions that had been in place for decades.


UN Libya migrant center plagued with crowding, TB, food cuts

The United Nations center in Libya was opened as an "alternative to detention," a last, safe stop for migrants before they were resettled in other countries. Now, just a year later, it looks increasingly like the notorious Libyan lockups it was supposed to replace.


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Justice Department watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog will release a highly anticipated report Monday that is expected to reject President Donald Trump’s claims that the Russia investigation was illegitimate and tainted by political bias from FBI leaders. But it also is expected to document errors during the investigation that might animate Trump supporters.


NATO seminar canceled as US objects to anti-Trump speaker

The Danish Atlantic Council says it has canceled a U.S. government-sponsored seminar on NATO and transatlantic relations after the U.S. Embassy in Denmark allegedly banned an American academic known for being critical of President Donald Trump from speaking there.


Saudi restaurants no longer need to segregate women and men

Women in Saudi Arabia will no longer be required to use separate entrances from men or to sit behind partitions at restaurants in the latest measure announced by the government that upends a major hallmark of conservative restrictions that had been in place for decades.


UN Libya migrant center plagued with crowding, TB, food cuts

The United Nations center in Libya was opened as an "alternative to detention," a last, safe stop for migrants before they were resettled in other countries. Now, just a year later, it looks increasingly like the notorious Libyan lockups it was supposed to replace.



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As a Pearl Harbor survivor, John Campbell calls himself "a dying breed." But he doesn't worry too much about what it means – what will be lost – when the last of his kind is gone.



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60 years later, a jet crash remembered

The crash on Dec. 4, 1959 cost Albert Joe Hickman his life, but his actions before the F3H Demon crashed into a Clairemont canyon were credited with saving the lives of hundreds of students attending a nearby school.


Pilot killed in Minnesota National Guard helicopter crash remembered

As a pilot with the Minnesota National Guard, Charlie Nord couldn't believe he was lucky enough to fly helicopters. "Charlie was excited to be that person who everyone looked up to," said one friend.


FBI says it presumes NAS Pensacola shooting was act of terrorism

The FBI is working under the presumption that a fatal shooting at a Florida naval base carried out by an aviation student from Saudi Arabia was an act of terrorism, the agency said Sunday.


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60 years later, a jet crash remembered

The crash on Dec. 4, 1959 cost Albert Joe Hickman his life, but his actions before the F3H Demon crashed into a Clairemont canyon were credited with saving the lives of hundreds of students attending a nearby school.


Pilot killed in Minnesota National Guard helicopter crash remembered

As a pilot with the Minnesota National Guard, Charlie Nord couldn't believe he was lucky enough to fly helicopters. "Charlie was excited to be that person who everyone looked up to," said one friend.


FBI says it presumes NAS Pensacola shooting was act of terrorism

The FBI is working under the presumption that a fatal shooting at a Florida naval base carried out by an aviation student from Saudi Arabia was an act of terrorism, the agency said Sunday.