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  • MetLife Stadium security a trendsetter

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A shoving match breaks out in a section of the MetLife Stadium stands. While security officers hustle to the scene, a beyond state-of-the-art surveillance system is recording every detail. No more conflicting accusations and complaints. The cameras show...

  • Fort Carson soldiers train to stay healthy while working in Ebola-stricken country

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    As a company of Fort Carson soldiers learned to don new gear to protect them from Ebola on a deployment to Africa, commanders at the post focused on ensuring the virus doesn't follow troops home. The post's 615th Engineer Company will spend up to a year in Liberia laying the...

  • Marine murder case reveals US-Philippine sore spot

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. The seemingly redundant security effort around the suspect in a Philippine murder case reflects Manila's uneasy ties with Washington, its former...

  • China launches experimental moon orbiter

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface. The eight-day program is a test run for a 2017 mission that aims to have a Chinese spacecraft...

  • Overnight French raid destroys IS arms center

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — France's military chief says an overnight air raid has destroyed an arms depot for the Islamic State group in Iraq. Gen. Pierre de Villiers told Europe 1 radio that two French fighter jets dropped a total of 70 bombs, destroying a dozen buildings used for arms production...

  • US officials see signs of new life in Iraqi army

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — Iraq's fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S....

  • 43 Cuban migrants returned home by US Coast Guard

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — The Coast Guard has returned more than 40 Cuban migrants caught at sea to their homeland. Officials say 43 migrants were picked up by one Coast Guard cutter in the Florida Straits in three separate incidents over the weekend. The migrants received food, water, shelter and...

  • Va. National Guard breaking ground on new facility

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Virginia National Guard is breaking ground on a multi-purpose training facility at Camp Pendleton in Virginia Beach. Officials say the groundbreaking for the first phase of the project is scheduled for Friday at the state-owned 328-acre installation....

  • NY Guard troops taking part in reintegration event

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — More than 120 New York Army National Guard soldiers who returned from deployment to Kuwait in August are slated for a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event. The National Guard's reintegration program helps combat veterans and their families learn about...

  • Judges announcing docket for veterans in Boyd

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Judges in Boyd County are taking steps to connect veterans with help they may need in northeastern Kentucky. Boyd County Circuit Judges C. David Hagerman and George W. Davis plan to announce Friday a docket for veterans. Davis says substance abuse or mental...

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