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Marine Corps pilot, young sons, thankful after crash landing on Maryland highway

24 min 23 sec ago
To Christopher Curry, an experienced Marine Corps pilot, the signs were clear: This plane is going down. The 32-year-old captain in the Marines flies Harrier jets for a living and since returning from a deployment last summer has frequently taken his sons on short, recreational flights.
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Caribbean gets $2 billion to rebuild, but US gave only $4.3 million of that

53 min 2 sec ago
The international community has pledged over $2 billion to help rebuild the Caribbean islands decimated by a string of hurricanes. The U.S. pledged just $4.3 million, far less than Canada’s $78 million or China’s $30 million. Haiti, still recovering from its own 2010 earthquake and brushes with two hurricanes, offered $250,000.
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Sound heard in Argentine sub search comes from explosion

1 hour 29 min ago
An apparent explosion occurred near the time and place an Argentine submarine went missing, an ominous development. "They haven't come back and they will never come back," said Jesica Gopar, wife of submarine officer Fernando Santilli, choking back tears.
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A growing number of young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm

1 hour 30 min ago
There is a growing movement of highly educated, ex-urban, first-time farmers who are capitalizing on booming consumer demand for local and sustainable foods and, experts say, could have a broad impact on the food system.
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Sudan's president visits Russia, asks for protection from US

1 hour 40 min ago
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, speaking at the start of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, accused the U.S. of fomenting the conflict in Sudan. Al-Bashir added that "we need protection from the U.S. aggressive actions."
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Ruling party assured Mugabe he wouldn't face prosecution

1 hour 45 min ago
Robert Mugabe, who resigned on Tuesday as lawmakers began impeaching him, has not spoken publicly since his stunning speech on Sunday night defying calls to step down. He appeared to remain in the capital with former first lady Grace, but it was not clear under what terms.
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Trump delivers message to servicemembers on Thanksgiving

1 hour 48 min ago
President Donald Trump thanked U.S. troops for their service on Thursday, assuring them "we're really winning" against America's foes as he celebrated Thanksgiving at his private club in Florida and provided lunch for Coast Guard men and women on duty for the holiday.
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Self-proclaimed Nazi banned from college campus, but allowed to remain a student

2 hours 23 sec ago
Ken Parker, a 37-year-old Navy veteran who once served as the grand dragon, or highest-ranking leader, of the Ku Klux Klan in Jacksonville, Florida, was initially suspended after posting a photo of himself on Facebook holding an assault rifle and calling out students who challenged his beliefs, saying he will "shut them down."
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Court in Kosovo could be example of how war crimes cases will be handled in future

2 hours 22 min ago
The court is part of Kosovo's legal system set up specifically to preside over trials arising from a Council of Europe report into organ trafficking allegations and other crimes.
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Navy, Houston contend for 2nd in American's West Division

2 hours 33 min ago
Navy (6-4, 4-3 American) will get its second-to-last opportunity in the regular season to get better when it travels to Houston (6-3, 4-3) on Friday. The game will determine who finishes second in the American's West Division.
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Army's defense humbled by 52-point showing against North Texas

2 hours 40 min ago
Humbling was a buzzword used after Army's first practice since the loss
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US Army sergeant major promotions for December, 2017

2 hours 58 min ago
Here are the U.S. Army active duty soldiers who have been selected for promotion to sergeant major as of December 1, 2017, as announced on November 21, 2017.
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US Army sergeant 1st class promotions for December, 2017

3 hours 2 sec ago
Here are the U.S. Army active duty soldiers who have been selected for promotion to sergeant 1st class as of December 1, 2017, as announced on November 21, 2017.
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US Army master sergeant promotions for December, 2017

3 hours 2 min ago
Here are the U.S. Army active duty soldiers who have been selected for promotion to master sergeant as of December 1, 2017, as announced on November 21, 2017.
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US Army staff sergeant promotions for December, 2017

3 hours 3 min ago
Here are the U.S. Army active duty soldiers who have been selected for promotion to staff sergeant as of December 1, 2017, as announced on November 21, 2017.
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US Army sergeant promotions for December, 2017

3 hours 4 min ago
Here are the U.S. Army active duty soldiers who have been selected for promotion to sergeant as of December 1, 2017, as announced on November 21, 2017.
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Soldiers return home from Ukraine in time for Thanksgiving

3 hours 6 min ago
About half of the estimated 500 Oklahoma National Guard soldiers who deployed to Ukraine have returned home. The remaining soldiers are expected to return before Christmas.
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Merkel offered path to fourth term as resistance dwindles

3 hours 31 min ago
Germany's biggest opposition party is ready to begin talks with Angela Merkel on a minority government, offering her a way to restore political leadership in Europe's biggest economy.
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Brass help mark ‘normal’ holiday in Afghanistan

3 hours 33 min ago
American military brass served Thanksgiving dinner to troops and contractors at NATO’s Resolute Support headquarters in Kabul on Thursday.
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