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Officials consider making changes to Air Force marathon

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 27 min ago
Air Force marathon officials say they are considering making changes to their races after attendance dropped by nearly 2,000 runners.
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From NTC to Harvey: Fort Bliss aviators stay busy this summer

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 19 min ago
Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment got a double dose of training and action this summer.
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Fort Carson brigade's training adds credence to reports of overseas deployment

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 22 min ago
Officially, Fort Carson's 2nd Brigade Combat Team isn't going anywhere. But, unconfirmed reports that the Army is sending the 3,500-soldier unit to Afghanistan next year gained credence with the brigade training for the past week as if an overseas battle is imminent.
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North Korea’s nuclear weapons are deterring US first strike, Russian official says

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 32 min ago
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.
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A hospital released a drug-addicted veteran with an opioid prescription. One day later, he was dead

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 21:40
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.
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Naval Submarine Base New London drills to include automatic weapons firing

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 20:00
The Navy submarine base in Groton is planning security drills that will include the firing of automatic weapons loaded with blanks.
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Special forces soldier from New Hampshire killed in Florida car crash

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 19:24
The U.S. Army says a soldier from New Hampshire has died in a car crash in Florida.
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Iraq's Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrest

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 18:35
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.
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Kushner used private email account for some White House business

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 17:53
President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has used a private email account to conduct and discuss official White House business dozens of times, his lawyer confirmed Sunday.
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FIFA set to relax ban on war dead commemorations at games

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 15:47
FIFA is set to relax the rules that ban teams from commemorating non-sporting events at soccer matches in response to high-profile disputes with British associations over honoring war dead.
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In Mexico City, hopes of finding quake survivors dwindle

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 15:33
Five days after the deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, the hulking wreckage of what used to be a seven-story office building is one of the last hopes: one of just two sites left where searchers believe they may still find someone trapped alive in Mexico City.
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Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 wounded

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 14:33
A masked gunman entered a church in Tennessee on Sunday and opened fire, killing at least one person and injuring seven others before apparently shooting himself, an official said.
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President's criticisms spark more protests at NFL games

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 14:33
President Donald Trump's criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked angry protests around the National Football League Sunday, as about 200 players sat, knelt or raised their fists in defiance.
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Palestinian leader tries to put Trump on notice with warning

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 14:01
Overshadowed by last week's showdown between the U.S. and North Korea, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas issued an ominous warning in his address to the United Nations: With hopes running out for an independent Palestinian state, the Palestinian leader said he may have no choice but to seek a single, binational state with Israel.
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CARIBBEAN SEA (Sept. 23, 2017)

Photos - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 14:00

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 602nd Area Support Medical Company, 261st Medical Battalion, 44th Medical Brigade, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, depart the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) aboard a landing craft, utility in the Caribbean Sea. Service members returned to the U.S. Virgin Islands on a landing craft, utility to continue to assist with disaster relief operations in response to hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Department of Defense conducts Defense Support of Civil Authorities operations to assist civilian responders in saving lives, relieving human suffering and mitigating property damage in response to a catastrophic disaster. (U.S. Army photo by Pvt. Alleea Oliver/Relased) 170923-A-PF443-0008
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DOMINICA (Sept. 23, 2017)

Photos - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 14:00

Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Logan Parkinson leads medical students from Ross Medical University to a waiting MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter for evacuation from the island of Dominica following the landfall of Hurricane Maria. The Department of Defense is supporting the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the lead federal agency, in helping those affected by Hurricane Maria to minimize suffering and is one component of the overall whole-of-government response effort. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Levingston Lewis (Released) 170923-N-BD308-0377
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DOMINICA (Sept. 23, 2017)

Photos - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 14:00

U.S. citizens prepare to take off in an MH-60S Sea Hawk from Helicopter Sea Combat 22 (HSC-22), assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), during relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The Department of Defense is supporting the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the lead federal agency, in helping those affected by Hurricane Maria to minimize suffering and is one component of the overall whole-of-government response effort. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sean Galbreath (Released) 170923-N-SA412-0077
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DOMINICA (Sept. 23, 2017)

Photos - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 14:00

MH-60S helicopters from Helicopter Sea Combat 22 (HSC-22) attached to the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) survey damage over the island of Dominica. The Department of Defense is supporting the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the lead federal agency, in helping those affected by Hurricane Maria to minimize suffering and is one component of the overall whole-of-government response effort. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Levingston Lewis (Released) 170923-N-BD308-0080
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Merkel wins 4th term as nationalists enter German parliament

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 13:56
German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term Sunday, but now faces the tricky prospect of forming a coalition with two disparate new partners after voters weakened her conservatives and a nationalist, anti-migrant party surged into parliament.
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Accused NSA leaker Reality Winner seeks release from jail

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 13:38
Reality Leigh Winner should be released from jail pending her trial in the National Security Agency leak investigation because new information has surfaced that weakens the government’s case for keeping her behind bars, her attorneys are arguing in new court papers.
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