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Protesters take control of Mexican border crossing with US

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 48 min ago
Protesters took control of vehicle lanes at one of the busiest crossings on the U.S. border Sunday to oppose Mexican gasoline price hikes, waving through motorists into Mexico after Mexican authorities abandoned their posts.
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Cameroon helicopter crashes, killing general and five others

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 57 min ago
Authorities in Cameroon say a helicopter fighting the Boko Haram insurgency has crashed on the border with Nigeria, killing six people including the commander of this central African nation's troops.
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Trump staff, properties face terror risk with presidency

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 10 min ago
Businesses around the world bearing U.S. President Donald Trump's name face an increased risk now that he is in the White House, security experts warn, especially as several are in areas previously targeted by violence.
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California storm causes flooding, triggers evacuations

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 22:56
Fast-moving floodwaters swept through California mountain communities and residents fled homes below hillsides scarred by wildfires as the third — and largest — in the latest series of storms brought a deluge Sunday and warnings about damaging mudslides.
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82nd Airborne Division veterans to appear on CBS show 'Hunted'

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 22:41
They may try to vanish, but two veterans of the 82nd Airborne Division will be working together to track and capture teams of fugitives in a new show that premiered on CBS Sunday night.
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Fort Bliss Stryker brigade set to deploy to Afghanistan

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 21:44
About 1,500 soldiers from the 4,000-strong 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division are deploying to Afghanistan. They will serve in an advise, assist and training role working with the Afghan army and police during the nine-month deployment.
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Trump has no plans to release tax returns, Conway says

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 20:08
A senior aide to President Donald Trump said Sunday that he has no plans to release his tax returns, despite Trump's pledge during the campaign to make them public once an audit was completed.
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Police wrongly arrested some on Inauguration Day

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 19:17
Lawyers said some innocent observers, including two journalists, were improperly swept up in a group of 230 people arrested after self-described anti-capitalists began breaking windows in Washington on Inauguration Day.
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'Robbery gone bad' ends with 1 dead, 5 injured; suspects in custody

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 18:47
San Antonio authorities say one person is dead and five others were injured after two men robbed a jewelry store in a San Antonio shopping mall. Both suspects have been taken into police custody.
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Death toll rises to 18 amid unseasonable Southeast tornadoes

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 17:56
Powerful storms kicked up apparent tornadoes and pushed the weekend death toll to 16 people killed and dozens injured as a fast-moving storm system punched through the Southeast for a second day on Sunday.
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Trump, amid combative start, pledges to rise to moment

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 15:55
After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and sought to reassure Americans he was up to the daunting task ahead, as he turned to the business of government.
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Braced for Trump challenge, China signals readiness to cooperate

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 15:42
Confronted by the challenge of Donald Trump’s presidency, China is signaling that it’s ready to work with the new administration and has already taken a few policy steps that may help fend off criticism over access to its markets.
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New Bath Iron Works chief: Despite contract loss, shipyard's in good shape

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 14:43
Bath Iron Works’ new president said last year’s loss of a massive Coast Guard contract was a significant blow but efficiencies and improvements made in pursuit of the bid will better position the shipyard for future Navy work.
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Trump's State nominee raises doubts on Colombia peace pact

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 13:27
President Donald Trump's secretary of state nominee said he would review Colombia's recent peace agreement to determine how much the U.S. should continue to support a historic deal that had been enthusiastically backed by the Obama administration.
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At Veterans Inaugural Ball, focus was on 34 Medal of Honor recipients

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 12:26
There are 76 living recipients of the Medal of Honor, and 34 of them were together in one room together Friday night for the Veterans Inaugural Ball, an event paying tribute not only to newly-inaugurated President Donald Trump but also to those men who earned the nation's highest military award.
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Little is known on status of US student held in North Korea

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 12:18
There's been little public word about what has happened to an American college student detained by North Korea, as a new administration takes over one year later amid deep U.S. concerns about the hostile country's nuclear and missile development.
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'We can come together': War widow walks for unity in Inaugural Parade

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 11:46
Air Force Maj. Philip D. Ambard, 44, embraced America’s freedoms, his widow, Linda Ambard, said Friday before walking in his honor during the Inaugural Parade.
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Putting aside Trump election remarks, TAPS participates in Inaugural Parade

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 11:42
TAPS President Bonnie Carroll during the election expressed concern regarding comments Trump made to Capt. Humayun Khan's parents. Khan, a Muslim, died in 2004 while serving in Baghdad, Iraq.
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Military appreciative of Christmas package

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 11:33
When Army Spc. Logan Myers first arrived in Iraq a year ago, his morale quickly plummeted.
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Volunteers rally to give vet's family a home

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 11:29
After giving years of his life to the U.S. Army, including service in Afghanistan's violence-ridden Korengal Valley, Victoria veteran Quentin Schul just needed some help fixing his house.
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