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Anthony Rizzo’s words carry more weight than ever

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 00:27
When Anthony Rizzo left Cubs camp Wednesday, he was just another baseball player. But that all changed with the shooting that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., the school from which Rizzo graduated.
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As athletes struggle, Kim Jong Un dreams of Olympic glory

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 00:24
While Kim Jong Un's decision to send a team to Pyeongchang made a political splash, North Korea's athletes have battled for dead last in most of their competitions. It appears Kim's country has a lot of work to do.
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Philippines: Risks rising with China challenging US at sea

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 00:15
A Philippine diplomat says the risks of an armed conflict have increased in the disputed South China Sea with a militarily stronger China now able to challenge the United States, which used to be the dominant power in the strategic waterway.
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4 survivors of Grand Canyon helicopter crash still critical

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 22:04
Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition.
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Newly released documents haven’t quelled JFK conspiracy theories; focus likely to move overseas

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 21:53
Does the key to unlocking the enduring mystery of the Kennedy assassination lie abroad, in Belarus, Cuba or Mexico?
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Petition seeks military funeral for Douglas JROTC cadet who ‘died a hero’

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 21:26
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High student Peter Wang died in his JROTC uniform Wednesday helping others escape the gunfire at the school. Now a move is underway to see that he receives a military funeral for his effort.
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Turkey: Soldiers die after vehicle topples in flooded river

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 21:05
The bodies of two Turkish soldiers who went missing in a flood after heavy rains pummeled the country's southeast were found late Sunday, the military said.
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Austin Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 19:18
The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt.
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BOSPHORUS STRAIT (Feb. 17, 2018)

Photos - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 16:00

Sonar Technician Surface 3rd Class Seth Chopper Nikki Benak and Sonar Technician Surface Surface 3rd Class Antony Bey man a .50 caliber machine gun aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) as the ship transits the Bosphorus Straits, Feb, 17, 2018. Carney, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its fourth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner (Released) 180217-N-KA046-0378
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BOSPHORUS STRAIT (Feb. 17, 2018)

Photos - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 16:00

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) transits the Bosphorus Straits, Feb, 17, 2018. Carney, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its fourth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner (Released) 180217-N-KA046-0512
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VARNA, Bulgaria (Feb. 18, 2018)

Photos - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 16:00

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) prepares to moor in Varna, Bulgaria, Feb. 18, 2018. Carney, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its fourth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner (Released) 180218-N-KA046-0031
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VARNA, Bulgaria (Feb. 18, 2018)

Photos - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 16:00

Ship's Serviceman Seaman Darnell Thomas mans a .50-caliber machine gun aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64), during mooring operations in Varna, Bulgaria, Feb. 18, 2018. Carney, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its fourth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner (Released) 180218-N-KA046-0076
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Former Trump aide Gates to plead guilty, agrees to testify against Manafort, sources say

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 15:19
Rick Gates, a former top aide to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign will plead guilty to fraud-related charges within days.
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Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 15:17
Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.
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Rare copy of Declaration of Independence survived Civil War hidden behind wallpaper

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 14:56
A rare parchment copy of the Declaration of Independence, made in Washington in the 1820s for founding father James Madison, was apparently unknown to the public for more than a century.
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He was one of the first. Now, the last: A Navajo code talker remembers Iwo Jima

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 14:36
Thomas Begay, 92, is believed to be the last surviving member of the 5th Marine Division’s famed bilingual radio unit on Iwo Jima.
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JROTC leader shocked that accused school shooter one of his own

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 14:28
The sound of gunfire still ringing in his ears after his mad half-mile sprint, Jack Ciaramello was standing with friends in a grocery store parking lot when a sheriff's deputy approached. He asked the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High senior if he knew a former student named Nikolas Cruz.
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Democrats, Rubio want 'red flags' to enable gun seizures

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 13:06
The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to social media, previous mental health treatment.
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Olympians put hockey seasons on hold as teams play back home

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 12:37
Ryan Donato would love to clone himself so he could play at the Olympics and Harvard at the same time. He has to be content will trying to win a medal for the United States.
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Florida students plead with Congress: It’s about the guns

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 11:38
Students of the Florida school where 17 people died last week said Sunday they will organize nationwide marches for gun control next month.
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