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  • More US troops going to Iraq in a couple of weeks

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. commander in Iraq says additional American troops will begin moving into the country in a couple of weeks to train local forces. But Army Lt. Gen. James Terry cautions it will take at least three years to build the capabilities of the Iraqi military....

  • Oshkosh Corp. has another Army order

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Oshkosh Corp. says it has another order from the U.S. Army to make tactical vehicles and trailers. The company said Thursday the contract for 256 medium tactical vehicles is worth $67 million. The vehicles are to be delivered next year and 2016. Oshkosh Corp....

  • SpaceX delays space station delivery until Jan.

    Updated: 16 min ago

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The space station astronauts will have to wait until next month for their Christmas delivery. On Thursday, the SpaceX company announced it was delaying this week's planned launch of an unmanned supply capsule until January. SpaceX spokesman John Taylor...

  • Lawyer defends acts of Nigeria soldiers sentenced to death

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A human rights lawyer says 54 soldiers have been sentenced to death because they embarrassed Nigeria's military by demanding weapons to fight Islamic extremists, and says they were justified in not going on what would have been a suicidal mission. Defense...

  • Gov: Guard prepared for any unrest over shooting

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker says the Wisconsin National Guard is prepared to respond to any unrest that might occur following an announcement on whether to charge a police officer who fatally shot Dontre Hamilton in a Milwaukee park. Walker says he fully expects any...

  • Arizona delegation to visit military installations

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake will tour and get briefings from four military installations in the state. The Republican senators will be accompanied by Republican Reps. Trent Franks, Paul Gosar and Matt Salmon. Republican Representative-elect Martha...

  • Trial set for ex-Navy engineer in military secrets case

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former Navy civilian engineer is scheduled to stand trial next summer on charges of trying to steal aircraft carrier schematics. Media outlets report that 35-year-old Mostafa Awwad of Yorktown pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to two counts of attempted exportation...

  • India launches rocket, tests unmanned crew pod

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    NEW DELHI (AP) — India has announced two more successes in its space program — launching the country's largest rocket and testing the re-entry of an unmanned crew module, part of India's quest to send humans into space. The Indian Space and Research Organization said Thursday that the...

  • Ohio veterans meeting offers forum on medical services

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Area veterans will have a chance to air any concerns and suggestions for improving medical services at a town hall meeting in southwestern Ohio. The meeting set for Thursday night at the auditorium of the Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center is open to...

  • Lamborn: Deal brokered to restart Aurora VA hospital work

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has reached an interim agreement to put construction crews back on the job at its troubled Aurora hospital project. The four-month deal is worth an estimated $220 million and could see workers return to the Colfax Avenue project Monday, U.S. Rep....

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