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  • Ex-Homeland Security official in Texas gets prison

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — An ex-Department of Homeland Security supervisor in South Texas must serve three years in prison for trying to cover up lapses in investigations and operations. Prosecutors say the conduct of Eugenio Pedraza of McAllen resulted in the premature closing of...

  • Aussie leader: Siege gunman dropped off watch list

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    SYDNEY (AP) — The gunman responsible for a deadly siege in a Sydney cafe was once on the national security agency's watch list, but was dropped off it years ago for reasons that remain unclear, Australia's prime minister said Wednesday. Man Haron Monis, a 50-year-old Iranian-born,...

  • Afghan insurgents storm bank in south, killing 10

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan insurgents stormed a bank in the country's restive southern province of Helmand on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people including three policemen, authorities said. In the attack, in the provincial capital, Lashgar Gah, five suicide bombers raided...

  • Navy to move some seabird eggs from Kauai to Oahu

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, Hawaii (AP) — The Navy and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan to move seabird eggs away from an active runway on Kauai to Oahu's North Shore. The Navy says Laysan albatross nesting at the Pacific Missile Range Facility put aircraft and crews at...

  • Navy transfers artifacts from DC to Richmond, Va.

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Navy has finished transferring artifacts from a facility at the Washington Navy Yard to one in Richmond. The move announced Tuesday is part of an ongoing project to transfer more than 300,000 artifacts from warehouses at three different locations. Completing...

  • Albany man charged in girlfriend's fatal stabbing

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities have charged a 59-year-old Albany man with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of his girlfriend last weekend. Albany police say Robert Lake entered the emergency room at the Stratton Veterans Administration Medical Center on Sunday night and...

  • Fort Carson exercise a step in opening combat roles to women

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    As part of an effort to integrate women into traditional combat roles, Fort Carson is studying the physical requirements of artillery, armor, cavalry and infantry jobs. Men and women are hefting tank and artillery shells, working against the clock to load big guns and heading out on...

  • Navy transfers artifacts from DC to Va.

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Navy has finished transferring artifacts from a facility at the Washington Navy Yard to one in Richmond. The move announced Tuesday is part of an ongoing project to transfer more than 300,000 artifacts from warehouses at three different locations. Completing...

  • Coast Guardsman gets 6 months for sexual assault

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Coast Guard says one of its officers has been sentenced to six months confinement for sexual assault after a general court-martial at the Coast Guard base in Alameda, California. Chief Warrant Officer Allyson Conroy said Tuesday that at the time of the...

  • Waco officials vote $1.5 million for SpaceX expansion

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Waco city officials have voted to contribute $1.5 million in economic development funds toward expanding the SpaceX rocket-making plant in nearby McGregor. Hawthorne, California-based Space Exploration Technologies Corp. has plans to spend $46 million on an...

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