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News Briefs – July 22, 2016

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UK authorities investigate attempted abduction of serviceman UK authorities say they are searching for two people in the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a Royal Air Force base in eastern England. Police said July 21 that two men, one of whom had a knife, approached the serviceman while he was jogging. One of the…

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Headlines – July 20, 2016

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News Pentagon assembles allied nations to plot out next stage of Islamic State fight – Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter will gather defense ministers from allied nations this week to plan what officials hope will be the decisive stage in the campaign against the Islamic State, even as political upheaval and terrorist attacks strain the…

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News Briefs – July 20, 2016

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Asylum hearing for 8 Turkish military who fled to Greece Eight Turkish military personnel who flew to Greece aboard a helicopter during an attempted coup in Turkey are appearing before immigration authorities for interviews on their applications for asylum. The eight were being interviewed July 19 near the northeastern city of Alexandroupolis. One of their…

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Headlines – July 18, 2016

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News SpaceX nails its fifth rocket landing – A SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule carrying supplies for the ISS launched into orbit this morning, before the first stage of the rocket landed at Cape Canaveral, Fla.   Incirlik airspace reopened; Turkish base commander detained – U.S. warplanes involved in the fight against Islamic State militants in…

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News Briefs – July 18, 2016

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Federal appeals court rejects Navy sonar use rules A federal appeals court says the U.S. Navy was wrongly allowed to use sonar in the nation’s oceans that could harm whales and other marine life. The court ruled in San Francisco July 15 that the National Marine Fisheries Services didn’t meet marine mammal protection requirements in…

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NASA sends trailblazing science, cargo to ISS aboard SpaceX resupply mission

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Instruments to perform the first-ever DNA sequencing in space, and the first international docking adapter for commercial spacecraft, are among the cargo scheduled to arrive at the International Space Station after the July 18 launch of the SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services-9 (CRS-9) mission.

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Headlines – July 15, 2016

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News Obama’s Syria plan teams up American and Russian forces – The Obama administration’s new proposal to Russia on Syria is more extensive than previously known. It would open the way for deep cooperation between U.S. and Russian military and intelligence agencies and coordinated air attacks by American and Russian planes on Syrian rebels deemed…

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News Briefs – July 15, 2016

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Australia brings new amphibious forces to Hawaii exercises Australian soldiers are expected to lead a battalion in the storming of a Hawaii beach during the world’s largest maritime exercises this month, displaying amphibious military skills they’ve been building in recent years. For the first time, Australia’s navy has brought an amphibious assault ship to the…

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Headlines – July 14, 2016

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News Senate Democrats block DOD spending bill, seeking omnibus – With their blockage of defense appropriations, Democrats are signaling that they are done with the process for passing individual appropriations bills and want to negotiate an omnibus.     Business Turkish policy changes may mean bigger defense business – In May, Turkish President Recep Tayyip…

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News Briefs – July 14, 2016

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Germany to affirm stronger role on world stage Germany is affirming its growing role on the world stage in new security guidelines that mark another step away from its caution after World War II. A draft defense policy paper obtained by The Associated Press July 12 and due to be presented on Wednesday states that…

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