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Navy Top News Stories

US admiral stands ready to obey a Trump nuclear strike order

Asked by an academic in the audience of the Australian National University security conference whether he would make a nuclear attack on China next week if Trump ordered it, Adm. Scott Swift replied: "The answer would be yes."
1 hour 48 min ago

Israel removes railings, overhead bridge near holy site

Muslim leaders said they would decide later in the day whether worshippers could return to the shrine for prayers and end a crisis that Israel hoped it had resolved by making concessions at the site.
2 hours 24 min ago

Here’s what it will take to rebuild the Iraqi city Islamic State destroyed

The nine-month U.S.-backed offensive to expel Islamic State militants from Mosul was a relentless and savage fight. Now that it has been won, another daunting battle has begun: to bring Iraq’s second-largest city back from the dead.
2 hours 36 min ago

Navy vet pleads guilty to embezzling from Distinguished Flying Cross Society

Anthony Ventura, a naval aviator in Vietnam who himself has been awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, began taking funds after filing for personal bankruptcy in 2014, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
2 hours 40 min ago

Russia: Don't blame Syria for chemical attack without visit

Russia says the United States and its Western allies rushed to judgment and blamed the Syrian government for using sarin nerve gas in an attack on an opposition-held town in Syria without ever visiting the site and ignoring two witnesses presented by Damascus.
3 hours 7 min ago