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Headlines – January 4, 2017

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News Russia eyes naval drills with Philippines as two ships visit – Russia is eyeing naval exercises with the Philippines and deployed two navy ships for a goodwill visit to Manila Jan. 3 as Moscow moves to expand defense ties with a Filipino president known for being hostile to the United States.     Business…

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Headlines – April 25, 2018

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News South Korea, U.S. expected to hold summit in mid-May: South Korean official – South Korea and the United States are likely to hold a summit in mid-May, a South Korean presidential official said April 25.     Business Turkey awards multibillion-dollar contract for indigenous Altay tank – A privately owned Turkish-Qatari armored vehicles manufacturer…

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News Briefs – November 30, 2015

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Hull-aballoo: New Navy destroyer’s seaworthiness questioned The largest destroyer ever built for the U.S. Navy is futuristic and angular. But its hull is based on a design that dates to pre-dreadnought battleships a century ago. The Navy chose a modern take on an old-school design called the “tumblehome” hull for the future USS Zumwalt because…

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Headlines – October 23, 2015

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News: U.S. reports first KIA in fight against Islamic State – A U.S. service member died during a commando raid in Iraq Oct. 22, the first American killed in action by enemy fire while fighting Islamic State militants. Obama vetoes annual defense authorization bill – President Obama vetoed the annual defense authorization bill Oct. 22 as part…

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Navy casualty in Syria

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Navy photograph Senior Chief Scott Dayton. A sailor assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) Two based in Virginia Beach, Va., died Nov. 24 after wounds sustained in an improvised explosive device blast in northern Syria. Senior Chief Petty Officer Scott Cooper Dayton was serving with Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve. “We offer…

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News Briefs – March 5, 2018

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Iran says will negotiate if West dismantles nuclear arsenal Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that a top military commander says Iran will negotiate over its missile program if the U.S. and Europe dismantle their nuclear programs. The March 3 report quotes armed forces spokesman Gen.Masoud Jazayeri as saying “The precondition for negotiation over…

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Navy helo down in James River, crew safe

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NORFOLK–A U.S. Navy MH-60S helicopter crashed this morning in the James River while on a routine training mission. The three crew members aboard were rescued and transported to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. Their injuries are believed to be non-life threatening. The helicopter is assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 2, the helicopter Fleet Replacement…

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Headlines – April 8, 2016

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News VA bosses in 7 states falsified vets’ wait times for care – Supervisors instructed employees to falsify patient wait times at Veterans Affairs’ medical facilities in at least seven states, according to a USA TODAY analysis of more than 70 investigation reports released in recent weeks.     Business Court reverses former Finmeccanica CEO…

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News Briefs – July 10, 2017

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North Korea calls U.S. practice bombing run a provocation North Korea has criticized a practice bombing run on the Korean peninsula by two U.S. B-1B bombers as a dangerous move raising the risk of nuclear war. A July 9 commentary in the ruling party’s Rodong Sinmun newspaper accused the U.S. of “reckless military provocations” that…

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News Briefs – May 21, 2018

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China lands bomber on South China Sea island for first time The Chinese air force has landed long-range bombers for the first time at an airport in the South China Sea, a state newspaper said May 19, in a move likely to further fuel concerns about Beijing’s expansive claims over the disputed region. The China…

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