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YOKOSUKA, Japan (Jan. 3, 2017)


Lt. j.g. Jason Burchell, a Navy chaplain, performs roman catholic mass in the ship's chapel aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The ship is the flagship of CSG 5, and provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) Kenneth Abbate (Released) 170103-N-OY799-027
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ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 3, 2017)


Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Jarret Hal signals as crew remove chocks and chains from a MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 26 as it prepares to lift-off the flight deck of Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) during flight quarters. Mahan is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations and theater security operation efforts. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tim Comerford (Released) 170103-N-CS953-004
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German court blocks Bavaria’s bid for independence

Would Germany be Germany without Bavaria? Oktoberfest, lederhosen, sauerkraut? Some Bavarians want nothing to do with Germany, but a German court released a decision on Monday saying that the country's constitution does not allow Bavaria to break away.
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Israeli soldier convicted in death of Palestinian assailant

An Israeli soldier was convicted of manslaughter on Wednesday in the deadly shooting of an incapacitated Palestinian attacker, capping a nine-month saga that has deeply divided the country.
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Lawmaker introduces legislation to waive fee for Connecticut's Purple Heart license plate

State Rep. Sean Scanlon, D-Guilford, has introduced legislation that proposes to waive the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles fee required for any veteran awarded the Purple Heart to receive a Military Order of the Purple Heart license plate.
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