German workers at US bases strike over pay

About 70 German workers from U.S. military bases at Ansbach, Katterbach and Illesheim went on strike Tuesday to demand higher wages.

Navy awards $17.9 million contract to build Marine headquarters at Naval Base Guam

A Virginia-based company has been awarded a $17.9 million contract to build a waterfront headquarters building at Naval Base Guam as part of plans to relocate Okinawa-based Marines to the tiny Western Pacific territory in the coming years, Navy officials said Tuesday.

For second straight year, Coast Guard sets record for drug seizures at sea

The Coast Guard has set a record for cocaine seizures at sea for the second consecutive year, an effort that admirals are linking to border security as they look to build new ships while President Trump presses for a border wall.


US-Japanese troops practice recapturing territory during Orient Shield drills

U.S. and Japanese troops trained to retake territory occupied by an invading force during live-fire drills near Mount Fuji on Tuesday.

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Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 217

Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities climbed to 217.

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NATO chief welcomes Trump's new approach

NATO's secretary-general welcomed President Donald Trump's new strategy for the 16-year Afghan war and said the U.S. leader's insistence that NATO members increase their defense spending is achieving positive results.