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Headlines – July 22, 2016

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News Pentagon revises law of war manual after criticism of press treatment – The Pentagon July 22 updated its law of war manual after a previous version came under fire for appearing to allow commanders to treat journalists as belligerents or spies.     Business Fallon: Brexit offers opportunities for defense innovation – The United…

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USS Louisiana collision at sea

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The ballistic-missile submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) and a U.S. Navy Offshore Support Vessel collided while conducting routine operations in the Strait of Juan de Fuca off the coast of Washington state Aug. 18, 2016. The collision occurred at 6 p.m. There were no injuries to personnel. Assessments of the damage to both the submarine…

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Headlines – September 21, 2016

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News One of two U-2 pilots dead in California crash – One pilot is dead and a second injured after a U-2 Dragon Lady spy plane crashed Sept. 20 in California, the Air Force announced. The plane was from the 9th Reconnaissance Wing at Beale Air Force Base in California.   Bogdan: F-35 coolant line…

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News Briefs – October 28, 2016

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Marine Corps jet crashes in California desert; pilot safe A Marine Corps jet fighter crashed and burned Oct. 25 in the Southern California desert, but the pilot ejected safely, a spokesman said. The twin-engine F/A-18C Hornet crashed around 6 p.m. near the end of a training flight at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center….

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Headlines – December 7, 2016

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News Last few Pearl Harbor survivors hope lessons outlive them – Three men, now in their mid-90s, are marking the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor with memories of their survival and hope that lessons learned in the war that followed will outlive them.     Business Trump tweets U.S. should cancel…

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Headlines – January 18, 2017

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News Obama commutes Chelsea Manning’s sentence, pardons Gen. James Cartwright – Among the 209 commutations and 64 pardons announced by the White House were Chelsea Manning, serving 35 years for leaked sensitive Army documents related to the Iraq War; Dwight Loving, a soldier on death row convicted of murder in 1988, and James Cartwright, convicted…

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Headlines – February 27, 2017

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News Why a few American Marines in Taiwan pose so many problems for China-U.S. ties – U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to deploy Marines at a U.S. representative’s office in Taiwan is yet another challenge to Beijing’s most cherished one-China principle. It follows a string of recent controversial actions from Trump, including his phone call…

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F-16 crashes near Joint Base Andrews

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A D.C. Air National Guard F-16C Fighting Falcon, assigned to the 113th Wing at Joint Base Andrews, Md., crashed at about 9:15 a.m. April 5 approximately six miles southwest of the base. The aircraft was flying along with other D.C. ANG aircraft in a routine training mission in the greater Washington area. The aircraft carried…

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Headlines – May 3, 2017

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News China’s secretive J-31 stealth fighter revealed – It has been said to rival the United States’ F-35 fighter jet and now, China could soon add its secretive J-31 jet to its arsenal as the nation’s stealth fighter for aircraft carriers – as it is currently undergoing tests.     Business Australian troops to be…

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Headlines – June 6, 2017

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News Worsening Afghan security, political tensions worry world community – Afghanistan’s Taliban has stormed a key northern district as the turmoil-hit nation reeled from last week’s deadly suicide bombings with demands growing for the national unity government to quit for failing to provide security.     Business Embraer confident that Trump’s ‘America first’ policies won’t…

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