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Tech sergeant released from hospital after Thunderbirds jet accident

A technical sergeant has been released from a hospital after an Air Force Thunderbirds F-16 left the runway and flipped over after landing during preparation for an air show in Dayton.


Juror's sympathies apparently on display at close of Green Beret's trial

The two-week trial of a Colorado Springs Green Beret accused of fatally shooting an intruder in the back came to a close Friday with one juror apparently wearing her sympathies on a T-shirt. Emblazoned on the shirt was the word ARMY.


Trump administration abruptly shutters diplomatic office on Pakistan, Afghanistan policy

The Trump administration has moved to close the standalone State Department office devoted to policy on Afghanistan and Pakistan that was the brainchild of diplomat Richard Holbrooke, current and former State Department officials said.



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CIA chief: Intel leaks on the rise, cites leaker 'worship'

CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America's secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the "worship" of leakers like Edward Snowden.


First 4 women graduate from cavalry scout training at Fort Benning

On the battlefield, the cavalry scout is considered the commander’s eyes and ears. Scouts are called on when information about the enemy is needed. They are also responsible for reconnaissance and are proficient with various weapons, including explosives and mines.


UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety tests. London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers after experts found them "not safe for people to sleep in overnight."



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Bone-sniffing border collies might finally solve mystery of Amelia Earhart

Richard Gillespie has been searching for proof of what happened to Amelia Earhart for 28 years. Now is the best opportunity in years, he said, to prove once and for all that his theory about what happened to Earhart is the correct theory.


10 bodies found, scores missing in massive China landslide

Rescuers recovered 10 bodies and were still searching for 93 other people on Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in southwestern China.


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Europeans learn to live with — and adapt to — terror attacks

The steady stream of attacks on centers of daily life have drawn pledges from Europeans not to let terrorists change how they live, but in ways large and small they already have.


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War and waste: Cautionary tales as US ponders Afghan boost

The long war has generated repeated examples of wasted funds, which may be inevitable in a country such as Afghanistan, where the military has been built from scratch, is plagued with corruption and relies almost completely on U.S. money for even the most basic things, including salaries and uniforms.


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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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Bone-sniffing border collies might finally solve mystery of Amelia Earhart

Richard Gillespie has been searching for proof of what happened to Amelia Earhart for 28 years. Now is the best opportunity in years, he said, to prove once and for all that his theory about what happened to Earhart is the correct theory.


10 bodies found, scores missing in massive China landslide

Rescuers recovered 10 bodies and were still searching for 93 other people on Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in southwestern China.


ANALYSIS

Europeans learn to live with — and adapt to — terror attacks

The steady stream of attacks on centers of daily life have drawn pledges from Europeans not to let terrorists change how they live, but in ways large and small they already have.


ANALYSIS

War and waste: Cautionary tales as US ponders Afghan boost

The long war has generated repeated examples of wasted funds, which may be inevitable in a country such as Afghanistan, where the military has been built from scratch, is plagued with corruption and relies almost completely on U.S. money for even the most basic things, including salaries and uniforms.


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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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Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care

President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency that is struggling to serve millions of military vets.



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1st Marine Division gets new commander

Brigadier Gen. Eric M. Smith, who led forces in Iraq and Afghanistan and most recently served at the Pentagon, is the new commanding general of the 1st Marine Division.


Tech sergeant released from hospital after Thunderbirds jet accident

A technical sergeant has been released from a hospital after an Air Force Thunderbirds F-16 left the runway and flipped over after landing during preparation for an air show in Dayton.


Navy’s collision investigation delays Hawaii command change

A Navy Region Hawaii change-of-command ceremony scheduled for Friday had to be postponed after the incoming commander, Rear Adm. Brian Fort, was selected to lead the investigation into the June 17 fatal collision of the USS Fitzgerald with the Philippine-flagged merchant vessel ACX Crystal.


Fort Carson brigade has blasted 1 million rounds during Europe training

In the 180 days deployed, the soldiers have put in 153 days of training with allies and community engagements across a swath of the continent from the Baltic to the Black Sea. To supply the brigade's more than 4,000 troops, the unit's truckers have logged more than 100,000 highway miles.


Coast Guard launches search near Florida for missing diver

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters off Florida for a missing diver. Authorities said they were looking for a diver who went missing about half-a-mile away from Lauderdale-by-the Sea, which is in South Florida.


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1st Marine Division gets new commander

Brigadier Gen. Eric M. Smith, who led forces in Iraq and Afghanistan and most recently served at the Pentagon, is the new commanding general of the 1st Marine Division.


Tech sergeant released from hospital after Thunderbirds jet accident

A technical sergeant has been released from a hospital after an Air Force Thunderbirds F-16 left the runway and flipped over after landing during preparation for an air show in Dayton.


Navy’s collision investigation delays Hawaii command change

A Navy Region Hawaii change-of-command ceremony scheduled for Friday had to be postponed after the incoming commander, Rear Adm. Brian Fort, was selected to lead the investigation into the June 17 fatal collision of the USS Fitzgerald with the Philippine-flagged merchant vessel ACX Crystal.


Fort Carson brigade has blasted 1 million rounds during Europe training

In the 180 days deployed, the soldiers have put in 153 days of training with allies and community engagements across a swath of the continent from the Baltic to the Black Sea. To supply the brigade's more than 4,000 troops, the unit's truckers have logged more than 100,000 highway miles.


Coast Guard launches search near Florida for missing diver

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters off Florida for a missing diver. Authorities said they were looking for a diver who went missing about half-a-mile away from Lauderdale-by-the Sea, which is in South Florida.



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Soldiers run Army 10-miler qualifier in Germany

Soldiers from across Europe ran for the chance to compete in the prestigious Army 10-Miler at the qualification run in Grafenweohr, Germany, on Saturday.


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Soldiers run Army 10-miler qualifier in Germany

Soldiers from across Europe ran for the chance to compete in the prestigious Army 10-Miler at the qualification run in Grafenweohr, Germany, on Saturday.



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