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CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 13:38
CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them.
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Navy, Houston playing for pride, second place in the West Division

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 13:37
Navy and Houston will be playing for runner-up status in the West Division of the American Athletic Conference on Friday morning.
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Alaska VA to hire more workers, continue cutting wait times

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 13:31
The Alaska Veterans Health Care System is looking to expand its staff from about 550 employees to 650. The hiring focus will be on primary care physicians, but the agency will also hire support staff to help it continue tackling long wait times.
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Utah couple that won free groceries was facing theft charges

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 13:26
Authorities say a couple that won $10,400 worth of groceries at a store-opening in Utah through Operation HomeFront face felony charges alleging the theft of more than $5,000 worth of merchandise from another store.
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'I fought for him': Jason Mitchell on lessons to be learned from 'Mudbound'

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 13:20
Perhaps the most emotionally charged role of the 2015 blockbuster "Straight Outta Compton" is that of late N.W.A rapper Eazy-E, as played by Jason Mitchell. In a number of scenes, after Eazy-E finds out he had AIDS, Mitchell captures a level of sensitivity not often afforded black men in media; there's ugly-crying and hugging and intimacy. There's vulnerability.
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On base activities

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 13:00
A calendar of events on U.S. facilities in the Pacific.
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US military kills 100 in strike on al-Shabab training camp

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:41
A U.S. airstrike on an al-Shabab training camp in Somalia on Tuesday killed more than 100 of the al-Qaida-aligned militants, according to U.S. Africa Command.
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Coast Guard Academy begins 1st major energy savings upgrade

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:40
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy has begun its first major upgrade to save on energy and replace aging utilities at the 85-year-old Connecticut campus.
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2 months later, more questions than answers after Marine was shot near Beaufort

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:01
A Marine who suffered multiple gunshot wounds in September is back on active duty and working, according to the Corps, but investigators haven’t filed any charges yet.
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Pentagon budget calls for $143 million buildup at Jordan air base

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:00
The Pentagon wants to pump $143 million into upgrades at a strategic air base in Jordan, more than any other overseas Air Force operational site, as the military moves to expand drone and fighter flights in the region.
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Russia confirms spike in radioactivity in the Urals

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:58
Russian authorities on Tuesday confirmed reports of a spike in radioactivity in the air over the Ural Mountains while the suspected culprit, a nuclear fuel processing plant, denied it was the source of contamination.
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Additional remains of soldier killed in Niger found as US investigates ambush

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:36
U.S. military officials investigating the deadly ambush on an Army Special Forces team in Niger last month discovered additional remains of an American soldier killed in the attack while combing the scene for evidence, Pentagon officials said Tuesday.
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French police arrest 3 in probe into Charlie Hebdo attack

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:26
French counterterrorism police have arrested three people in an investigation into the January 2015 attacks on Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in Paris.
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N. Korea still welcome at Olympics despite US terror designation

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:10
North Korea is still welcome to join the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea despite President Donald Trump’s decision to put it back on the U.S. terrorism blacklist, the foreign ministry said Tuesday.
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US, South Korea agree to increase public transparency of military affairs

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:59
The United States and South Korea agreed Tuesday to increase public transparency by promising to “disclose non-confidential information” related to the U.S. military presence on the divided peninsula.
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DPAA to investigate whether British remains from Korean War are actually American

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:56
United Nations Command has sent the remains of an unknown British servicemember killed in the Korean War to the United States to find out whether he may actually be an American.
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Iraqi officials: Bombing in contested town kills 32 people

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:51
A suicide bomber detonated a pickup truck loaded with explosives, killing 32 people at a marketplace, Iraqi officials said. The attack occurred in a contested town claimed by Baghdad and the Kurdish region.
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FCC has unveiled its plan to repeal its net neutrality rules

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:51
Federal regulators unveiled a plan Tuesday that would give Internet providers broad powers to determine what websites and online services their customers can see and use, and at what cost.
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