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Headlines – April 24, 2017

News Mattis in Afghanistan amid calls for troop increase – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Afghanistan April 24 for meetings with top Afghan and American officials.   Carried away: Inside story of how the Carl Vinson’s canceled port visit sparked a global crisis – Over the course of 10 days, a series of...
 
 

News Briefs – April 24, 2017

U.S. carrier heading for Korea trains with Japanese destroyers An American aircraft carrier heading toward the Korean Peninsula began joint exercises Sunday with Japanese naval ships in the Philippine Sea. Two Japanese destroyers joined the USS Carl Vinson and two other U.S. warships as they continued their journey north in the western Pacific Ocean, the...
 
 
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Record-breaking NASA astronaut sets new milestone for time in space

NASA photograph NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson signs a bulkhead on the International Space Station next to the Expedition 50 crew patch Five hundred thirty four days, 2 hours, 49 minutes and counting. NASA astronaut Peggy Whitso...