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Hawaii soldier planned to join Islamic State and bomb Schofield Barracks, feds say

Ikaika Erik Kang is charged with four counts of attempting to provide material support or resources to a designated foreign terrorist organization.


A-10s join effort to target Taliban drug factories in Afghanistan

The $19 million aircraft, beloved by ground troops and so far spared from Air Force efforts to ground them for budgetary reasons, will also support counterterrorism efforts.


NFL rejects Super Bowl ad from veterans group that asks players to stand during anthem

The National Football League rejected an advertisement for its official Super Bowl LII programs that urged players and people who attend the game to stand during the national anthem, according to American Veterans, the organization that submitted the ad.



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'People just ran': Students fled for lives in fatal shooting

A 15-year-old student killed two classmates and hit a dozen others with gunfire Tuesday, methodically firing a handgun inside a crowded atrium at his rural Kentucky high school.


Facebook will 'do better' to stem abuse, Sandberg vows

Facebook promised "to do better" to boost privacy, stem the spread of hate speech and clamp down on the abuse of the social network to influence votes, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg told a Brussels audience, including a European Union commissioner.


US pulled multiple ways in Syria as Islamic State recedes

A crisis between the U.S. and Turkey, triggered by the latter's new military offensive in Syria, has laid bare how a dizzying array of alliances in Syria is growing even more convoluted in the absence of IS as a major force.


Egypt's military arrests presidential hopeful, ex-general

Less than two weeks after announcing his candidacy, Egypt's former chief of staff was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of incitement against the armed forces and other charges in what appeared to be a calculated move to force out the last potentially serious challenger to President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.


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'People just ran': Students fled for lives in fatal shooting

A 15-year-old student killed two classmates and hit a dozen others with gunfire Tuesday, methodically firing a handgun inside a crowded atrium at his rural Kentucky high school.


Facebook will 'do better' to stem abuse, Sandberg vows

Facebook promised "to do better" to boost privacy, stem the spread of hate speech and clamp down on the abuse of the social network to influence votes, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg told a Brussels audience, including a European Union commissioner.


US pulled multiple ways in Syria as Islamic State recedes

A crisis between the U.S. and Turkey, triggered by the latter's new military offensive in Syria, has laid bare how a dizzying array of alliances in Syria is growing even more convoluted in the absence of IS as a major force.


Egypt's military arrests presidential hopeful, ex-general

Less than two weeks after announcing his candidacy, Egypt's former chief of staff was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of incitement against the armed forces and other charges in what appeared to be a calculated move to force out the last potentially serious challenger to President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.



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NFL rejects Super Bowl ad from veterans group that asks players to stand during anthem

The National Football League rejected an advertisement for its official Super Bowl LII programs that urged players and people who attend the game to stand during the national anthem, according to American Veterans, the organization that submitted the ad.



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Marine accused of strangling woman

Lance Cpl. Andrew Evans Winzeler, 24, of Sherwood Road in Jacksonville was arrested by the Jacksonville Police Department on Jan. 22 in relation to a domestic violence incident.


Undersea quake sends Alaskans fleeing from feared tsunami

A powerful undersea earthquake sent Alaskans fumbling for suitcases and racing to evacuation centers in the middle of the night after a cellphone alert warned a tsunami could hit communities along the state's southern coast and parts of British Columbia.


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Marine accused of strangling woman

Lance Cpl. Andrew Evans Winzeler, 24, of Sherwood Road in Jacksonville was arrested by the Jacksonville Police Department on Jan. 22 in relation to a domestic violence incident.


Undersea quake sends Alaskans fleeing from feared tsunami

A powerful undersea earthquake sent Alaskans fumbling for suitcases and racing to evacuation centers in the middle of the night after a cellphone alert warned a tsunami could hit communities along the state's southern coast and parts of British Columbia.



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Activists rip Kim Jong Un's photo in Olympic protest

Despite drawing verbal outbursts from North Korea, the protests have yet to meaningfully affect preparations for the games, which South Korean President Moon Jae-in views as an opportunity to improve relations after tensions over the North's nuclear program.


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Activists rip Kim Jong Un's photo in Olympic protest

Despite drawing verbal outbursts from North Korea, the protests have yet to meaningfully affect preparations for the games, which South Korean President Moon Jae-in views as an opportunity to improve relations after tensions over the North's nuclear program.