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Navy Top News Stories

North Korea’s nuclear weapons are deterring US first strike, Russian official says

North Korea’s possession of nuclear weapons is preventing the U.S. from launching a first strike against the rogue nation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday.
1 hour 30 min ago

A hospital released a drug-addicted veteran with an opioid prescription. One day later, he was dead

Jeromy Bubacz, 29, had been fighting prescription drug addiction for years after he was diagnosed with a lung condition that cost him his position in the U.S. Marine Corps. That didn't stop a hospital from sending him home with 120 opioids.
2 hours 18 min ago

Naval Submarine Base New London drills to include automatic weapons firing

The Navy submarine base in Groton is planning security drills that will include the firing of automatic weapons loaded with blanks.
3 hours 58 min ago

Soldier from New Hampshire killed in Florida crash

The U.S. Army says a soldier from New Hampshire has died in a car crash in Florida.
4 hours 34 min ago

Iraq's Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrest

Iraq's Kurds are set to vote Monday in a referendum on support for independence that has stirred fears of instability across the region as the war against the Islamic State group winds down. The Kurds are likely to approve the referendum, but the non-binding vote is not expected to result in any formal declaration of independence.
5 hours 23 min ago