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Navy Top News Stories

Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights

The European Union and Britain on Friday tripped over the first item in their Brexit talks — protecting the rights of each other's citizens — highlighting the potential for trouble ahead in their marathon negotiations.
20 hours 38 min ago

Master Chief Petty Officer Board Investigation Punishments Released

The Navy convened two summary courts—martial June 22 for two master chief petty officers (MCPO) who were tried for violating instructions governing the promotion board process following an investigation directed by Rear Adm. Richard A. Brown, commander, Navy Personnel Command.
20 hours 48 min ago
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Obama's secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin's election assault

Early last August, an envelope with extraordinary handling restrictions arrived at the White House. Sent by courier from the CIA, it carried "eyes only" instructions that its contents be shown to just four people: President Barack Obama and three senior aides.
21 hours 26 min ago

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan deny reports they are in talks with Russia to send troops to Syria

Reports that Russia is trying to persuade Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan to send troops to Syria have sparked confused and carefully worded denials from those two countries.
21 hours 53 min ago

The ‘government we deserve’ axiom still reigns

Both an informed, engaged electorate that turns out to vote and an uninformed, apathetic electorate that stays home deserve what they get.
21 hours 57 min ago