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  • AP NewsBreak: Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal investigation, the admiral in charge of the Navy's nuclear...

  • Georgia editorial roundup

    Yesterday

    Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers: August 17 The Times, Gainesville, Georgia, on expressions of faith: On any given fall Friday night, you'd be hard-pressed to find a football field in the South without a bowed head or a bent knee. But even before the season begins in a few...

  • Militants attack major air base in eastern Syria

    Yesterday

    BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic extremists fired rockets and tank shells Wednesday at a major air base in northeastern Syria, kicking off a long-anticipated offensive to seize the last position held by the Syrian government in a province that is a stronghold of the Islamic State group, activists...

  • Colorado Marine killed in crash planned to surprise brother

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    FORT COLLINS — A Colorado Marine killed in a crash in Utah last week was on his way home to surprise his little brother on the first day of school. Lance Cpl. Brennan Ching, 20, of Fort Collins, Colorado, died Friday in a rollover crash on Interstate 70 near Salina in central Utah....

  • Obama: World is 'appalled' by Islamic State killing of journalist

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Barack Obama says the United States will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley. Obama says the entire world is "appalled" by Foley's killing. The president says he spoke Wednesday with Foley's...

  • Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON — At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal investigation, the admiral in charge of the Navy's nuclear reactors...

  • Fla. Panhandle military beach is little-known gem

    Yesterday

    EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — Alabama tourist Lance Du Bose has long enjoyed taking his family to a little-known spit of beach underneath a highway bridge on the Florida Panhandle, where there's sand, shade and shallow water and fewer visitors than the beaches in nearby Destin. The...

  • Coast Guard opening seasonal base in Barrow

    Yesterday

    KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — The Coast Guard says it's opening its seasonal forward operating location Thursday in Barrow. Two Jayhawk helicopter crews from Air Station Kodiak have been deployed with communication and ground support teams. The Coast Guard says the Barrow base will improve...

  • Kentucky business unspooled as feds closed in

    Yesterday

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louis Joseph Brothers used sales of military-grade electronics to Hong Kong to boost the revenue for his business, then resigned from the company he founded when federal investigators started questioning the sales and the company fell apart. Brothers walked away...

  • 4 suspects arrested over IRA letter-bomb campaign

    Yesterday

    BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Northern Ireland police say they have arrested four people suspected of organizing an Irish Republican Army letter-bomb campaign. Hours after Wednesday's arrests in Londonderry, masked men loaded a suspected bomb on to a truck and ordered the driver to...

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