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Australia police: Men tried to get bomb on Sydney plane

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 19:14
The components for the device, including a "military-grade explosive," were sent by a senior Islamic State member to the men in Sydney via air cargo from Turkey. An Islamic State commander then instructed the men on how to assemble the device.
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Mueller using grand jury in DC in Russia probe

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 19:06
The use of a grand jury, a standard prosecution tool in criminal investigations, suggests that Mueller and his team of investigators are likely to hear from witnesses and demand documents in the coming weeks and months.
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DoD Identifies Army Casualties

DoD News Releases - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 19:03
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation
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Fire put out at 86-story residential skyscraper in Dubai

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 18:47
Police in Dubai have reopened the streets around one of the world's tallest residential skyscrapers after firefighters put out a blaze that erupted early Friday in the high-rise, forcing residents to evacuate in the middle of the night and sending chunks of debris plummeting below.
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A battered World War II hero of Bastogne gets a new home, museum built around it

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 18:29
"Cobra King," a hallowed, 38-ton U.S. Army legend that was used during the World War II Battle of the Bulge, was installed at the National Museum of the United States Army Thursday. The museum is set to open in late 2019.
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Flynn details tie to data firm, transition pay

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 18:10
President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is revealing a brief advisory role with a firm related to a controversial data analysis company that aided the Trump campaign, The Associated Press has learned.
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Congress recessing, leaving much undone, tensions with Trump

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 17:25
The president is angry about what the Republican-led Congress couldn't do — repeal Obamacare — as well as one of the few things it did: approve a Russia sanctions bill he detests.
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Secret Service vacates Trump Tower command post in lease dispute with president's company

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 17:21
The Secret Service has vacated its command post inside Trump Tower in Manhattan following a dispute between the government and President Trump's company over the terms of a lease for the space, according to two people familiar with the discussions.
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WASHINGTON (Aug. 3, 2017)

Photos - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:00

Richard V. Spencer is sworn in as the 76th Secretary of the Navy by William O'Donnell, Department of the Navy administrative assistant. Spencer, a Connecticut native, graduated from Rollins College in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Upon Graduation he joined the United States Marine Corps and served as an H-46 pilot until 1981 before departing active duty to enter the private finance sector. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan B. Trejo (Released) 170803-N-XG464-001
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WASHINGTON (Aug. 3, 2017)

Photos - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:00

Richard V. Spencer is sworn in as the 76th Secretary of the Navy by William O'Donnell, Department of the Navy administrative assistant. Spencer, a Connecticut native, graduated from Rollins College in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Upon Graduation he joined the United States Marine Corps and served as an H-46 pilot until 1981 before departing active duty to enter the private finance sector. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan B. Trejo (Released) 170803-N-XG464-002
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SEATTLE (Aug. 2, 2017)

Photos - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:00

The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) sails in a Parade of Ships during Seattle's 68th annual Seafair Fleet Week. Seafair Fleet Week is an annual celebration of the sea services where Sailors, Marines and Coast Guard members from visiting U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships and ships from Canada make the city a port of call. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jacob G. Sisco (Released) 170802-N-ZP059-057
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NORFOLK (July 31, 2017)

Photos - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:00

Instructors evaluate students of the Navy's first Role 2 Light Maneuver course during a combat surgery exercise. The objective of the pilot course, which is held at Surface Warfare Medical Institute East, a detachment of Navy Medicine Operational Training Center, is to build a mobile unit equipped to set up a functioning medical area with advanced trauma and life support capabilities. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael J. Lieberknecht (Released) 170731-N-AO823-068
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PUGET SOUND, Wash. (Aug. 2, 2017)

Photos - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 07:00

The Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) transits the Hood Canal as the boat returns to its homeport at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol. Pennsylvania is one of eight ballistic-missile submarines stationed at the base, providing the most survivable leg of the strategic deterrence triad for the U.S. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Amanda R. Gray (Released) 170802-N-UD469-037
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PORT HERA, Timor Leste (Aug. 2, 2017)

Photos - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 07:00

Construction Electrician 1st Class Dan Lehne, assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2, helps two Timor-Leste sailors enter the water during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Timor-Leste 2017 at Port Hera Naval Base, Timor-Leste. The bilateral exercise series between the U.S. Navy and the armed forces of eight partner nations in South and Southeast Asia contributes to regional security and stability by providing a credible venue to share best practices and practice cooperation in response to shared maritime security challenges. U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Martin Wright (Released) 170802-N-UG232-1714
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