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

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.
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Military's clout at NSC could shift US foreign policy

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.
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Sailor planned surprise visit home before fatal crash in Okinawa

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.
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Australian to send 30 more military advisers to Afghanistan

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

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 16:16
Hundreds of volunteers braved intermittent downpours Sunday to place 160,000 roses on graves at Arlington National Cemetery.
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North Korea fires short-range missile in 9th test this year

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

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

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.
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More arrests in Manchester attack; UK remains on high alert

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.
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Navy parachutist dies during demonstration over Hudson River

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.
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Lifeguards rescue 11 from rough surf in Honolulu

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

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

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.
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Chaplain offered solace at Pentagon on 9/11

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

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.
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Homeland Security Secretary Kelly mulling greatly-expanded airplane laptop ban

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.
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New accuser sues former speaker Dennis Hastert, alleging sexual abuse

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

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."
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Muslims thankful for support after rant, deadly attack

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."
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Scouts honor war veterans at Los Angeles National Cemetery

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 11:15
Thousands of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts visited Los Angeles National Cemetery Saturday to plant flags in honor of Memorial Day. In just over an hour, the Scouts turned the national graveyard into a garden of flags flying beneath a solemn sky.
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