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Program offers funding for children of deploying soldiers, wounded warriors

Stars & Stripes - 15 min 17 sec ago
Ahead of late March’s Middle East deployment of seven 155th Brigade National Guard units, including Amory’s 1st Squadron, 98th Calvary Regiment, a nonprofit formed after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks is available to help children of wounded warriors and National Guard members and Reservists being deployed.
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Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column

Stars & Stripes - 18 min 55 sec ago
Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 16,400 feet into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes on Monday.
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Missile alarm snafu in Hawaii spurs interest in backyard fallout shelters

Stars & Stripes - 28 min 10 sec ago
Some Hawaii residents rattled by the false missile alert are considering doing more than leaving it up to chance that they’ll be able to find shelter should a ballistic missile head their way.
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In our eyes, Google's software sees heart attack risk

Stars & Stripes - 40 min 1 sec ago
By looking at the human eye, Google's algorithms were able to predict whether someone had high blood pressure or was at risk of a heart attack or stroke, Google researchers said Monday, opening a new opportunity for artificial intelligence in the vast and lucrative global health industry.
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Deadly bomb attacks in Afghanistan leave street cleaners with a gruesome task

Stars & Stripes - 43 min 38 sec ago
When Yar Mohammad Mohammadi joined the municipal street cleaning crew in Kabul over a decade ago, he was expecting some unpleasant tasks. But nothing prepared him for the grim debris he encountered after a bloody bombing last month.
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Turkey warns it may hit Syrian troops in Kurdish enclave

Stars & Stripes - 45 min 10 sec ago
Turkey warned the Syrian government Monday against entering the Kurdish-controlled enclave in northern Syria where a major Turkish military offensive is underway, saying it would hit back at the troops if their goal is to protect the Kurdish fighters.
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Chicken shortage shuts most KFCs across Great Britain, Ireland

Stars & Stripes - 56 min 3 sec ago
Fast-food chain KFC has been forced to close most of its 900 outlets in Britain and Ireland because of a shortage of chicken. Those branches that remained open were operating a limited menu or shortened hours.
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Shiffrin drops out of Olympic downhill after schedule change

Stars & Stripes - 56 min 41 sec ago
Two-time gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin dropped out of Wednesday's downhill race so she can focus on the Alpine combined event that was moved to the following day. Her exit opens up a downhill spot for another American woman.
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Report claims Kelly, Secret Service agent scuffled with Chinese security officials over nuclear 'football'

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 10 min ago
White House chief of staff John Kelly, a U.S. Secret Service agent and the U.S. military aide in charge of the so-called nuclear football were involved in a skirmish with Chinese security officials during President Donald Trump’s visit to Beijing in November, a report said Sunday.
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Trump backs efforts to bolster FBI gun checks

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 33 min ago
President Donald Trump offered support Monday for an effort to strengthen the federal gun background check system as he hunkered down at his private Florida golf course just 40 miles from last week's deadly school shooting.
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17 killed in garbage dump collapse in Mozambique

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 40 min ago
Heavy rains triggered the partial collapse of a huge mound of garbage in Mozambique's capital on Monday, killing as many as 17 people who were buried by debris. Authorities believe more bodies could be buried at the Hulene garbage dump and a search was underway.
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Turkey renames US Embassy street after Syria offensive

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 9 min ago
Turkish authorities on Monday renamed a street where the U.S. Embassy is located with the name of Turkey's military offensive in Syria that had led to tensions between the allies.
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Trump ignoring the worst attack on US since 9/11

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 13 min ago
The Russian subversion of the 2016 election did not, to be sure, kill nearly 3,000 people. But its longer-term impact may be even more corrosive by undermining faith in our democracy.
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Today’s students adept at describing danger

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 15 min ago
It is altogether fitting, if somehow strange, that a child born into a media culture would think first to turn on his camera, the better to capture the faces of fear.
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ISIS militants ambush Iraqi Shiite-led force, killing 27 fighters

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 15 min ago
Islamic State militants ambushed a group of Iraq's Shiite-led paramilitary fighters, killing at least 27 more than two months after Baghdad declared victory over the extremist group, officials said Monday.
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Kuwait reportedly invites Philippines' Duterte to visit amid tensions

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 16 min ago
Kuwait's ruling emir has reportedly invited Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to his country to resolve tensions after a Filipina maid was found dead in a freezer.
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Iranian rescuers find wreckage from plane crash that killed 65

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 22 min ago
The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on Sunday in foggy weather, crashing into Mount Dena in a remote area of southern Iran. The airliner said all on board Flight EP3704 were killed, including six crew members.
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Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 29 min ago
Former Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, whose photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize, died Monday. He was 104.
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2 Americans, 6 others arrested in Serbia

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 43 min ago
State TV said the U.S. and Ukrainian citizens allegedly tried to take shots of the military security headquarters in downtown Belgrade with a drone. The report did not identify them or give details.
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US wins in women's hockey, Canadians dazzle in ice dancing

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 47 min ago
The Americans are back in the women's hockey title game after a 5-0 victory over Finland on Monday in the semifinals. They'll play the winner of the other semifinal game between Canada and the Russians on Thursday.
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