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News Briefs – April 1, 2016

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SUV fleeing police crashes into jet at California naval base A wrong-way driver leading authorities on a high-speed chase crashed through a gate and into a fighter jet at a central California naval base, killing himself and a passenger, authorities said March 31. The Navy base does not appear to be an intended target, and…

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News Briefs – March 27, 2017

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Iran imposes sanctions on 15 U.S. firms Iran said March 26 it has imposed sanctions on 15 American companies over their alleged support for Israel, terrorism and repression in the region. A Foreign Ministry statement carried by the state-run IRNA news agency said the companies are barred from any agreements with Iranian firms and that…

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News Briefs – August 3, 2018

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Unarmed U.S. missile test flight terminated due to anomaly An unarmed U.S. Air Force Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile was intentionally destroyed in flight when an anomaly occurred during a test launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. An Air Force Global Strike Command statement says the flight was safely terminated over the Pacific Ocean…

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News Briefs – November 4, 2016

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Duterte says he’ll consider sticking with US weapons Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he’ll consider continuing to acquire weapons and defense equipment from treaty ally the United States if the military recommends so, despite offers from China and Russia. Duterte made the remark in a speech Nov. 2 in which he again railed at the…

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News Briefs – November 25, 2015

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Australia leader talks down prospect of U.S.-led army in Syria There is no support among world leaders for the prospect of a U.S.-led army in Iraq and Syria to take back ground from Islamic State militants, Australia’s prime minister said Nov. 24. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said in a speech to Parliament on national security…

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Headlines – July 9, 2018

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News Pentagon identifies soldier killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan – The Pentagon on July 8 released the name of the soldier killed in an apparent insider attack in Afghanistan.   U.S. Air Force cancels remaining light-attack experiment flights, but effort will continue – The U.S. Air Force will not conclude the flying portion…

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Headlines – March 18, 2016

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Business Northrop Grumman Hellhound continues to draw crowd at AUSA – The Hellhounds of folklore were supernatural dogs that wielded fire and served as harbingers of the afterlife.   Kongsberg buy-in at Patria creates Nordic industry force – Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace’s 49.9 percent strategic acquisition in Finnish state-controlled Patria Oy will create a major…

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News Briefs – September 22, 2017

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Feds: CitiFinancial to pay $907K for unlawfully seizing cars Prosecutors say CitiFinancial Credit Co. will pay $907,000 to settle a complaint that it violated federal law by repossessing the vehicles of active military personnel. The settlement approved Sept. 18 by a federal court in Dallas reveals that CitiFinancial pursued repossessions even when it had evidence…

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Headlines – March 4, 2016

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News U.S. just sent a carrier strike group to confront China – The U.S. Navy has dispatched a small armada to the South China Sea.     Business GAO: Navy pays shipbuilders to fix construction defects – The U.S. Navy’s use of fixed-price incentive contracts came under fire today with the release of a new…

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News Briefs – August 28, 2017

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Iraqi troops ‘liberate’ Tal Afar town center The Iraqi military says it has “fully liberated” Tal Afar’s town center from the Islamic State group. That brings Iraqi forces a step closer to taking full control of one of the extremists’ last strongholds in Iraq. The Aug. 27 statement says Iraqi troops have captured all of…

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