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  • NATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire 'in name only'

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — NATO's top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east is a "cease-fire in name only," and he said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and fighters across the border Russia has made...

  • Ross Miller, Adam Laxalt face off in debate

    Updated: 1 min ago

    NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Secretary of State Ross Miller touted his work enforcing Nevada's election law while his opponent Adam Laxalt pointed to his legal experience in the military in a debate over who should be Nevada's next attorney general. Democrat Miller and Republican...

  • Conn. kayaker saved by Coast Guard, police in NY

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A Connecticut woman whose kayak tipped over while paddling on the Long Island Sound has been rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard and local police. Suffolk County Police and Coast Guard officials say Martha Bailey of Cheshire, Connecticut, put out the Mayday call...

  • Navy avoids lectures to fight sexual assaults

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — When it comes to sexual assault prevention, Navy leaders have gotten the message from their sailors: Enough with the boring PowerPoint presentations. This fall the Navy is opting for more interactive hands-on training that's intended to keep sailors from wanting to...

  • National gun association buys ads against Malloy

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The gun industry's national trade association is purchasing political advertising aimed at defeating Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, the Democratic incumbent who signed wide-ranging gun control legislation last year in the wake of the Newtown school shootings....

  • Former Army contractor due in court Sept. 23

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An initial court date is set for a former federal military contractor charged with writing a federal contract and creating a job with a private company at Fort Knox that ultimately worked to his financial benefit. U.S. Magistrate Judge James Moyer will oversee...

  • Potential push for Obama to expand military effort

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's military campaign against the Islamic State group already has extended beyond the limits he first outlined. But military experts inside and outside the administration argue that an even greater expansion may be needed for the mission to...

  • Military court upholds soldier's rape conviction

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — A military appeals court has upheld a Fort Campbell soldier's conviction on two charges of rape by force and his sentence demoting him and granting a dishonorable discharge from the service. The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals concluded on Thursday that...

  • New England editorial roundup

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    The Boston Globe, Sept. 18, 2014 When Mary Bonauto, a lawyer for Boston-based Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders, began working to secure marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples, even many political liberals viewed her cause as quixotic. But Bonauto mapped out an approach...

  • CIA stops spying on friendly nations in W. Europe

    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by the backlash over a German caught selling secrets to the U.S. and the revelations of surveillance by the National Security Agency, the CIA has stopped spying on friendly governments in Western Europe, according to current and former U.S. officials. The pause...