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  • Iran firm displays US-made helicopters

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian company on Thursday displayed four brand new U.S.-made helicopters it purchased through third parties, offering them as proof that the country could evade international sanctions over its disputed nuclear program. The display of the R-44 helicopters came...

  • NSA director: China can damage US power grid

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — China and "one or two" other countries are capable of mounting cyberattacks that would shut down the electric grid and other critical systems in parts of the United States, according to Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency and head of U.S....

  • What to Know in Montana for Nov. 20

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. GAY MARRIAGES BEGIN IN MONTANA Gay couples lined up for marriage licenses at county courthouses across Montana on Thursday, a day after a federal judge tossed out the state's ban on same-sex...

  • Colombia's rebel-held general a bookish strategist

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The general whose capture by rebels has put Colombia's peace talks on hold is one of the country's foremost counterinsurgency strategists who once received his officer's insignia from the hands of U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus. People who know Gen. Ruben Dario...

  • Coast Guard rescues hunter near Sitka

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A 69-year-old hunter reported overdue by his wife has been rescued from a mountain near Sitka. The Coast Guard conducted the rescue Wednesday. Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert says the man's wife told police he left to hunt Tuesday and she expected him back...

  • Wife of Czech ex-PM faces trial for abuse of power

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    PRAGUE (AP) — The wife of former Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas went on trial in Prague on Thursday over a case that brought down his government. Jana Necasova, formerly Jana Nagyova, is charged with abuse of power along with two former heads of the military intelligence agency,...

  • Fort Carson soldier convicted of murder in death of girlfriend

    By tom Roeder AND JAKOB RODGERS The Gazette -
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    Sgt. Montrell Mayo acted with deadly intent in the Valentine's Day killing of his girlfriend, a panel of military officers found Wednesday in delivering across-the-board guilty verdicts against the Fort Carson sergeant. Mayo faces mandatory life in prison at a sentencing hearing...

  • Air Force Academy superintendent to receive award

    By The Gazette -
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    The Air Force Academy's superintendent will receive an award Saturday that is given to outstanding airmen in honor of a World War II bombardier. Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson has been awarded the Tennessee Ernie Ford Distinguished Aerospace Achievement Award, an annual honor given by Air...

  • Report: Turkey strained by Syrian refugees

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Amnesty International says since Turkey's government-run refugee camps are full, more than 1 million Syrian refugees are struggling to survive on their own in Turkey. The report released Thursday also cites cases where Turkish border guards have killed refugees trying...

  • Pensacola Naval Air Station celebrates 100 years

    Published: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    PENSACOLA NAVAL AIR STATION, Fla. (AP) — Pensacola Naval Air Station is celebrating 100 years of U.S Naval aviation. The Panhandle base became the Navy's first air station in 1914. A ceremony on Friday will mark the culmination of a year-long celebration of the base's 100-year...

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