Yokosuka holds memorial service for missing Stethem sailor

The ceremony for Lt. Stephen Hopkins took place Tuesday at the Chapel of Hope at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, according to a photo posted Wednesday on the 7th Fleet’s official Facebook page.

China demands US immediately withdraw N. Korea sanctions

China demanded the United States immediately withdraw a package of sanctions on companies and individuals trading with North Korea on Wednesday, and said the decision by the Trump administration will damage Sino-U.S. ties.

Russia warns against new sanctions on North Korea

A senior Russian diplomat is warning against expanding sanctions against North Korea, saying it's necessary to focus on a political settlement.

GoFundMe established for Alabama soldier missing after Hawaii helicopter crash

A GoFundMe account has been established for the family of an Alabama soldier believed to have died when his military helicopter went down last week off the coast of Hawaii.

North Korean leader orders production of more solid-fuel rocket engines

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered the production of more solid-fuel rocket engines and warhead tips, the country’s state-run media said Wednesday.

Ex-cashier pleads guilty to theft from Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan

Federal prosecutors say a woman has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $100,000 from a U.S. Navy base in Japan.

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