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Drake and Teal Nash maneuver their vessel during the first-ever cardboard boat race to be held at Aviano Air Base on Sept. 19, 2019. Drake, 9, and Teal, 11, finished the race in second place.<br>Norman Llamas/Stars and Stripes

Everyone wins, no one sinks in Aviano’s first cardboard boat race

The red-white-and-blue couldn’t defeat the olive-drab-and-silver at Aviano Air Base’s inaugural cardboard boat race in Italy this week.


Belgian pilot rescued while hanging from power line after F-16 crash

Emergency workers extracted the pilot safely after cutting off power in the area, and he was been taken to a nearby hospital for medical checks.


Before Anne Frank, there was Renia Spiegel: The ominous message of a long-forgotten WWII diary

A 14-year-old Jewish girl's translated diary — strikingly similar in some ways to that of Anne Frank but long kept locked in a vault — is set to be published in the U.S. more than a century later.


New NATO command in Germany will move troops and tanks to hot spots

A new NATO command focused on speeding up the movement of allied troops and tanks around Europe has reached “initial operating capability,” the alliance said.

UK's top court to rule next week on Parliament shutdown

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was accused by one of the country's former leaders of obstructing Parliament by shutting down the legislature for five weeks, as a landmark Brexit case at the U.K. Supreme Court came to a head on Thursday.


German paramedics who saved American baby’s life honored by US Army

A Baumholder soldier's baby was unconscious when paramedics came to help.


Documents: Military spent $184,000 at President Trump's Scotland resort

The Air Force has used Glasgow Prestwick Airport with greater frequency during Trump's presidency, placing some of its crews at Trump Turnberry, which is about 30 miles away, during overnight stopovers in Scotland.


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