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The U.S. military is working with the German government to help it find 200 rental properties for the growing number of American troops coming to Hohenfels in Bavaria. The   properties should be within a 30-mile radius of the main gate of the Hohenfels Training Center, the military has said.<br>Martin Egnash/Stars and Stripes

Army seeks hundreds more homes for troops at Hohenfels

The Army has asked the German government to help it find hundreds of homes near Hohenfels to house the growing number of troops coming to the training area, officials said this week.


German gunman calling for genocide kills nine people

The gunman attacked the hookah bar and a neighboring cafe in Hanau around 10 p.m. Wednesday, killing several people, then traveled about 1.5 miles and opened fire again, first on a car and then a sports bar, claiming more victims.


American WWII air crew remembered 75 years after their B-17 crashed in England

The crew of a World War II B-17 Flying Fortress were remembered in a ceremony in this small English village Thursday, 75 years to the day after their bomber crashed in the nearby Deben River in the closing months of the war.


New customs form likely to mean longer waits at military post offices

Starting March 6, the U.S. Postal Service plans to require customers at post offices overseas to use an electronic customs form that needs to be typed and printed. U.S. Army Europe said it is working to delay the policy change.

Turkish soldiers killed in Syria amid threats of escalation

Two Turkish soldiers were killed Thursday in an airstrike in northwestern Syria, Turkey said, after an attack by Ankara-backed opposition forces that targeted Syrian government troops.


Paranoia, racism: German killer drew on conspiracy tropes

He mixed extreme paranoia about secret state surveillance with far-right conspiracy tropes, misogyny and racist vitriol.


Ukrainians hurl stones at evacuees from China

Ukraine's effort to quarantine more than 70 people evacuated from China over the new virus outbreak plunged into chaos Thursday as local residents opposing the move hurled stones at the evacuees and engaged in violent clashes with police.


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