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  • Le Minh Thai, Vietnam war photographer, dies in US

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Le Minh Thai, a photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War for The Associated Press and Time Life, has died. He was 93. Thai died Oct. 10 at a nursing home in Encinitas, where he had been living for the past seven years, his daughter, Quynh Thai, told The Associated...

  • Marine death is 1st in campaign against IS

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has announced the first death of a U.S. military member involved in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. Lance Cpl. Sean P. Neal of Riverside, California, died Thursday in Baghdad from what the Pentagon called a...

  • Border Patrol agent involved in fatal shooting

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed an armed suspect on Friday about 10 miles south of downtown Tucson, authorities said. The shooting occurred as two agents conducted a standard surveillance effort known as sign cutting in which agents search for...

  • Orman proposes veterans aid in Kansas Senate race

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Independent candidate Greg Orman has outlined proposals for helping veterans as he campaigns against Republican Sen. Pat Roberts in Kansas. Orman had a Statehouse news conference with several veterans Friday to tout his initiatives. They include a loan program to...

  • After attacks, Canada balances security, openness

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada treasures its image as an orderly, open society, a place where the seat of government welcomes weekly public yoga sessions on its front lawn beneath a monument called the Peace Tower. That sensibility has been tested by two deadly attacks this week on...

  • Central Alabama VA director fired for neglect

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The central Alabama VA director has been fired months after officials discovered that his department was riddled with problems, including long wait times for appointments, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced Friday. The department announced Aug. 21...

  • Nevada man gets 8-20 years in webcam slaying case

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 23-year-old former U.S. Army reservist was sentenced Friday to eight to 20 years in Nevada state prison for shooting and killing a Henderson woman while they chatted with someone by webcam online a year ago. Colin Michael Lowrey apologized at sentencing in Clark...

  • US general: NKorea may have nuke missile knowhow

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea may be capable of fielding a nuclear-armed missile that could reach U.S. soil, but because it has not tested such a weapon the odds of it being effective are "pretty darn low," the commander of U.S. forces in South Korea said Friday. In remarks at the...

  • US officials: Israel defense chief denied meetings

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Still miffed over negative comments that Israel's defense minister made about Secretary of State John Kerry's Mideast peace efforts and nuclear negotiations with Iran, the Obama administration this week refused his requests to meet several top national security aides,...

  • Review: Army biased against transgender worker

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A federal investigation has found that Army officials discriminated against a transgender employee who underwent a sex change while working at an Alabama installation. The investigation, restricting her from the women's restroom and using her male name despite...