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  • Yemen ends mutiny inside elite paramilitary unit

    Updated: 8 min ago

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Yemeni government has ended a mutiny by officers suspected to be loyalists of the country's ousted leader against the top commander of an elite paramilitary unit. Yemen's official SABA news agency reported on Friday that Interior Minister Galal al-Rowaishan has...

  • Man shot, killed by Centenary College officer

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Shreveport police continue their investigation into death of a man who pulled a gun on two Centenary College of Louisiana public safety officers. Cpl. Marcus Hines says the unidentified man struggle Thursday evening with the two officers while being escorted off...

  • FACT CHECK: Obama's claims on illegal immigration

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama made some notable omissions in his remarks about the unilateral actions he's taking on immigration. A look at his statements Thursday and how they compare with the facts: OBAMA: "It does not grant citizenship, or the right to stay here...

  • A look at the numbers in Obama's immigration plan

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's administrative actions will cover as many as 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally. Rough estimates of those affected: ___ 4.1 million: Parents of U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents who have lived in the United States...

  • Illinois base considered for new support center

    Published: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Scott Air Force Base in southern Illinois is one of three military bases being considered to serve as home for the newly created Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center. The Belleville News-Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/1vtWuzY) the two other bases...

  • US Navy ships briefly collide in Gulf of Aden

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A US Navy spokesman says two of its supply ships briefly collided in the Gulf of Aden but that no one was injured. The spokesman for the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet, Cmdr. Kevin Stephens, says the USNS Amelia Earhart and the USNS Walter S. Diehl were...

  • Text of President Obama's immigration address

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Text of President Barack Obama's immigration address Thursday night, as provided by the White House: ___ My fellow Americans, tonight, I'd like to talk with you about immigration. For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a...

  • Navy cancels Fleet Forces command change

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy has cancelled a change of command ceremony that was set for U.S. Fleet Forces Command. The Navy planned to turn over the reins to Fleet Forces on Monday to Vice Adm. Phil Davidson, who is currently the commander of the Navy's Sixth Fleet in Naples, Italy....

  • Firing of Central Alabama VA director upheld

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals board upheld the firing of the director of the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System for neglect of duty, including not taking action against an employee who investigators said drove a substance abuse patient to a crack house to get...

  • Combat aviation unit deactivated at Fort Campbell

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 2,400-soldier combat aviation unit that recently returned from a deployment to Afghanistan will be deactivated at Fort Campbell and its members sent elsewhere, the Army announced Thursday, as overseas wars wind down and the military continues to reorganize and...

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