Top Navy News Stories

Kushner's Russia ties questioned as Trump cites media 'lies'

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 52 min ago
Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying the security clearance of President Donald Trump's son-in-law may need to be revoked.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Military's clout at NSC could shift US foreign policy

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 26 min ago
When President Donald Trump's top foreign policy advisers gathered recently at the White House to discuss plans to revamp the administration's Afghanistan strategy, the makeup of those in the room was indicative of a significant turn in U.S. foreign policy.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Sailor planned surprise visit home before fatal crash in Okinawa

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 21:13
Moved by videos of soldiers surprising family members by returning home early, Savannah Cagle planned to do the same this Memorial Day weekend.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Australian to send 30 more military advisers to Afghanistan

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 20:31
Australia announced on Monday it would send an additional 30 military advisers to train Afghan troops and expected other countries to increase their contributions to the restive Central Asian country.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

At Arlington National Cemetery, roses for the nation's fallen

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 16:16
Hundreds of volunteers braved intermittent downpours Sunday to place 160,000 roses on graves at Arlington National Cemetery.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

North Korea fires short-range missile in 9th test this year

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 15:55
North Korea fired a missile that flew about 280 miles before apparently crashing in Japanese waters on Monday, officials said.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Following Trump's trip, Merkel says Europe can't rely on US anymore

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 15:44
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday declared a new chapter in U.S.-European relations after contentious meetings with President Donald Trump last week, saying that Europe "really must take our fate into our own hands."
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Navy SEAL dies after Parachute Malfunction in New Jersey

Navy Top News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 15:28
A member of the U.S. Navy's elite parachute team, the Leap Frogs, was pronounced dead today at 1:10 p.m. after his parachute malfunctioned and he landed in the Hudson River during an aerial demonstration at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

'I ain't fit to live': Police say Mississippi gunman kills 8

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 15:15
A man who got into an argument with his estranged wife and her family over his children was arrested Sunday in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural Mississippi that left eight people dead, including his mother-in-law and a sheriff's deputy.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

More arrests in Manchester attack; UK remains on high alert

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 14:43
British police made two more arrests and stormed three more locations Sunday as they hunted for suspects in the Manchester bombing, while a government minister said members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Navy parachutist dies during demonstration over Hudson River

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 14:40
A Navy SEAL team member has died when his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week demonstration over the Hudson River.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Lifeguards rescue 11 from rough surf in Honolulu

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 14:05
In one incident, a 19-year-old man jumped off a cliff at Spitting Caves and was unable to handle the ocean conditions. Four fellow military service members jumped in to help and were assisted by a sixth man. All were brought to shore by lifeguards.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Oceana's Gold Star coordinator comforts families of the fallen long after Memorial Day

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 13:47
They have lost husbands, brothers and sons. Some deaths were caused by war, others by suicide, illness or accident. The only things they share in common are their grief, their loved one's military service and Samantha Blackwell.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

$17.5M in federal money for Jacksonville, Florida port dredging

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 13:29
Jacksonville's ship channel dredging project is getting $17.5 million in federal funds after the Trump administration included the money in the U.S Army Corps of Engineers' work plan for 2017.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Chaplain offered solace at Pentagon on 9/11

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 13:12
Retired U.S. Army Col. Janet Horton frowned over the multiple rejections she faced after being commissioned to the chaplaincy, smiled at the way God worked good out of all the negativity and wiped away tears as she talked about the events of Sept. 11, 2001.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Forget supersonic: Hypersonic is the US military's new speed

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 12:47
In the future, military dominance will depend partly on how fast you can fly and how quickly you can get into space. Boeing Co.'s XS-1 (Experimental Spaceplane) got a green light this week by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Homeland Security Secretary Kelly mulling greatly-expanded airplane laptop ban

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 12:13
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday he's considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights to and from the United States.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

New accuser sues former speaker Dennis Hastert, alleging sexual abuse

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 12:10
Less than three months before Dennis Hastert's scheduled release from prison, a new accuser has come forward with allegations saying he was sodomized by Hastert decades ago, according to a lawsuit filed in Kendall County.
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Mattis says US is trying to keep Islamic State fighters from going home

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 11:58
“Our intention is that the foreign fighters do not survive the fight to return home to North Africa, to Europe, to America, to Asia, to Africa,” Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on CBS’s “Face the Nation."
Categories: Top Navy News Stories

Muslims thankful for support after rant, deadly attack

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 11:51
Muhammad A. Najieb, an imam at the Muslim Community Center, said the two young women targeted by an anti-Muslim rant "could have been the victims, but three heroes jumped in and supported them."
Categories: Top Navy News Stories