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Navy Top News Stories

How about sticking with our ally Israel at UN?

Obama, frustrated that Netanyahu did not want to put Israel at risk for the sake of his own naivete, has disgraced himself with one more last stand that should not have happened.
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About 30 people suffer minor injuries in NYC train accident

Officials say around three dozen people suffered minor injuries when a Long Island Rail Road train either hit something or derailed as it arrived at a New York City terminal.
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At Mosul front, fleeing and returning Iraqis cross paths

Hundreds of dazed men, women and children fled fighting in their neighborhood of Karama this week after it became a front line in the battle against the Islamic State group, hauling their belongings down a main street in bags and suitcases and on push carts.
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VENICE, Italy (Jan. 3, 2017)

Sailors man the helm aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) as it departs Venice, Italy. Porter, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Ford Williams (Released) 170103-N-JI086-052
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CHANGI, Singapore (Jan. 3, 2017)

Sailors assigned to Surface Warfare Detachment 2 aboard the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) participate in visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) training. Currently on a rotational deployment in support of the Asia-Pacific Rebalance, Coronado is a fast and agile warship tailor-made to patrol the region's littorals and work hull-to-hull with partner navies, providing 7th Fleet with the flexible capabilities it needs now and in the future. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amy M. Ressler (Released) 170103-N-WV703-345
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