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About 2 dozen NFL players protested during anthems Sunday

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 27 min ago
Days after the NFL declined to change its rule on the national anthem, about two dozen players protested around the league Sunday.
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Trump urges House GOP to move quickly on budget, tax cuts

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 3 min ago
President Donald Trump warned House Republicans on Sunday that 2018 would be a political failure for the GOP and disappointment for the nation if they fail on tax overhaul.
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Buddhists protest to urge Myanmar not to repatriate Rohingya

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 15 min ago
Hundreds of hard-line Buddhists protested Sunday to urge Myanmar's government not to repatriate the nearly 600,000 minority Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh since late August to escape violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state.
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Spanish leader moves aggressively to clip Catalonia's wings

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 8 min ago
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy left the nation breathless when he announced the steps he wants to take to crush the separatist movement in the prosperous Catalonia region.
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Gunman arrested after taking hostages at UK bowling alley

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 33 min ago
A gunman who reportedly held two employees hostage at a central England bowling alley was arrested Sunday night after armed police moved in. He was treated at the scene and taken to a hospital for treatment.
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Maltese newspapers, citizens take up slain reporter's message

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 42 min ago
Several thousand Maltese citizens rallied Sunday to honor an investigative journalist killed by a car bomb, but the prime minister and opposition leader who were chief targets of Daphne Caruana Galizia's reporting stayed away from the gathering.
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This Vietnam veteran's untold war stories may be keeping him from getting VA benefits

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 40 min ago
Ray Brown, 72, of Pleasant Hill, doesn’t speak, walk, use his hands; he doesn’t do much of anything except waste away. He did talk for awhile after the strokes in 2011, some words coming in his sleep about things his wife, Norma, never knew about.
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Tinker's Supply Chain Management Wing responsible for parts that keep planes flying

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 47 min ago
It's the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing that ensures every base across the Air Force has "the right parts on the shelf to support their everyday flying operations."
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New veterans get advice on transitioning to civilian life

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 54 min ago
Veterans who have gone through the transition recently shared their advice to make sure those returning from service can more smoothly adjust to their new lives.
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2 Americans who volunteered to fight Islamic State are in limbo

Stars & Stripes - 7 hours 8 min ago
Kevin Howard and a fellow American volunteer, Taylor Hudson, grew disillusioned with the U.S.-backed militia and decided it was time to return home. But that decision launched both men on a still unfolding journey that highlights the odd nature of their role as soldiers fighting for a cause, not a country.
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Tillerson seeks Arab help in US effort to isolate Iran

Stars & Stripes - 7 hours 24 min ago
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took the Trump administration's case for isolating and containing Iran in the Middle East and beyond to two Gulf Arab nations on Sunday, pushing for Saudi Arabia and Iraq to unite to counter growing Iranian assertiveness.
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McConnell says he's awaiting Trump's guidance on health care

Stars & Stripes - 7 hours 31 min ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday he's willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear he supports it.
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After a bloody week in Afghanistan, elected officials seek answers from Ghani

Stars & Stripes - 7 hours 37 min ago
Worried about eroding security, elected officials in Afghanistan sought answers this weekend from President Ashraf Ghani's administration, asking why more was not done to prevent suicide attacks that have killed nearly 200 people in one of the bloodiest weeks of the year.
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Air Force: No plans to recall retired pilots to fix shortage

Stars & Stripes - 9 hours 4 min ago
The Air Force says it doesn't plan on using new flexibility under an executive order signed by President Donald Trump to address a pilot shortage by recalling retired pilots.
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Local runners lead the way in 42nd Marine Corps Marathon

Stars & Stripes - 9 hours 21 min ago
A pair of local runners took home the top spots in Sunday's Marine Corps Marathon. Desta Beriso Morkama from Arlington, Va., finished with time of 2 hours, 25 minutes and 13 seconds. Sarah Bishop, from Fairfax, Va., was the first woman to cross the finish line with a time of 2:45:06.
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US-allied force takes Syria's largest oil field from Islamic State

Stars & Stripes - 9 hours 57 min ago
U.S.-backed fighters captured Syria's largest oil field from the Islamic State group Sunday, marking a major advance against the extremists in an area coveted by pro-government forces.
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Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group Visits South Korea

Navy Top News - 10 hours 22 min ago
The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group arrived in Busan for a port visit, Oct. 21.
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Dawn Blitz 2017 Brings Realistic, Relevant Training to Navy—Marine Corps Team

Navy Top News - 10 hours 29 min ago
Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 3 and 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) kicked off amphibious exercise Dawn Blitz 2017, Oct. 20.
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Egypt's el-Sissi vows to quash terrorism after police ambush

Stars & Stripes - 11 hours 13 min ago
In his first remarks after a deadly attack on the country's police force, Egypt's president vowed on Sunday to press ahead with the country's war against terrorism, secure its borders and hunt down militants.
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Photos - 11 hours 17 min ago

The forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), maneuvers along the coast prior to a scheduled port visit in Busan, Republic of Korea. The port visit comes after routine operations in waters off the coast of the Korean Peninsula. Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class MacAdam Kane Weissman (Released) 171021-N-AC117-236
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