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US bombers buzz N. Korea to flex military muscle as war of words intensifies

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 15:24
Mission came four days after Trump mocked North Korea’s leader during his U.N. General Assembly address, saying “rocket man is on a suicide mission” and warning he would “totally destroy” the North if forced to defend the United States or its allies.
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Army couple from Illinois Guard unit going to Kuwait

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 15:20
For the second time in 10 years, Sammye and Drew Geer are being deployed with an Illinois Army National Guard unit to the Middle East.
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A bridal wave: The day LBJ eliminated the marriage exemption

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 14:51
On a quiet Thursday evening in 1965, Las Vegas Justice of the Peace James A. Brennan left his office to perform a wedding at the Dunes Hotel. When he got back, he was shocked to find more than 50 couples waiting for him at the Clarke County Courthouse. It was a bridal wave.
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AF officer among those arrested in St. Louis claiming they weren't protesting

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 14:17
One was an Air Force lieutenant who came out of his downtown apartment to witness the commotion in his neighborhood. Another was a Chicago-based photojournalist for Getty Images assigned to cover the latest bout of unrest in St. Louis. And still another was a St. Louis police officer working undercover at the protest.
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Late touchdown run lifts Tulane over Army 21-17

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 14:12
The Black Knights lost their second consecutive game after beginning the season with consecutive victories. They lost 38-7 loss at No. 10 Ohio State a week earlier.
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US first lady to Invictus athletes: 'Bring home the gold'

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 13:20
During the opening ceremonies Saturday night, Mrs. Trump joined Prince Harry in a VIP box and stood and applauded when Team USA was introduced. She also stood for Canada's team.
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After Maria, humanitarian crisis grows in Puerto Rico

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 13:03
A humanitarian crisis grew Saturday in Puerto Rico as towns were left without fresh water, fuel, power or phone service following Hurricane Maria's devastating passage across the island.
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New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 12:39
A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes this month that together have killed more than 400 people.
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Minneapolis nurse accused of stealing drugs from VA

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 12:38
Authorities are accusing a Minneapolis nurse of stealing drugs from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center on 34 separate days.
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‘Something has to change:’ Facing high denial rates for VA claims, 3 Gulf War vets intervene

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 12:30
Their work became more urgent this summer, after a Government Accountability Office report disclosed that the VA denies more than 80 percent of veterans’ claims for Gulf War-associated illnesses.
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ISB defeats SHAPE to win first divisional game

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 12:01
ISB running back Filip Havlena finished with 256 yards and five touchdowns on 24 carries.
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Turkey OKs military intervention, warns Iraqi Kurds on vote

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 11:49
The Turkish parliament on Saturday renewed a bill allowing the military to intervene in Iraq and Syria if faced with national security threats — a move seen as a final warning to Iraqi Kurds to call off their Monday independence referendum.
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U.S. Flys B1-B bomber Mission off of North Korean Coast

DoD News Releases - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 11:34
Statement by Dana W. White, Chief Pentagon SpokespersonEarlier today, U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer
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U.S. Flies B1-B bomber Mission off of North Korean Coast

DoD News Releases - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 11:34
Statement by Dana W. White, Chief Pentagon SpokespersonEarlier today, U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer
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He killed an Army veteran working at a gun store. Now he's going to prison

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 11:24
No one gets closure and no one wins, William Peterson, the father of a murdered Army veteran, said after his son's killer was sentenced Friday.
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Navy vet recalls typhoon, kamikazes of World War II

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 11:02
John "Jack" Ehrbar saw the skies explode with blasts of antiaircraft fire directed at Japanese kamikaze aircraft. He rode out a typhoon in a ship that had all the seagoing capability of a cork, as he described it. He wouldn't take a million dollars for the experience, but he also wouldn't take a nickel to do it all over again.
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NFL commissioner, players' union denounce Trump

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 10:15
The NFL and its players' union on Saturday denounced President Donald Trump for suggesting that owners fire players and fans walk out in protest "when somebody disrespects our flag."
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Rohingya man's Myanmar escape highlights relief and regrets

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 10:01
Nur Karim's quest for safety took him on a five-day trek through Myanmar's forests before he reached the dangerous, rain-swollen waters of the Naf River and boarded a boat to Bangladesh.
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Naples tops Vicenza to stay tied atop South

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 09:57
Jackson Blivin performed the heavy lifting, gathering a game-high 151 yards on 21 carries and scoring a touchdown.
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A look at UN promises to combat sexual abuses since 2005

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 09:55
The United Nations released a report in early 2017 outlining a series of proposals to combat the problem of sexual abuse and exploitation within its peacekeeping missions. However, similar proposals to help victims had been put forward more than a decade ago.
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