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  • Senate votes to limit drones on private property

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Senate has changed its mind on drones. A day after rejecting the bill, senators voted 22-16 Tuesday for Sen. Dan Claitor's proposal to restrict the use of unmanned aircraft on private property in Louisiana. The bill would make it illegal to use...

  • Govt must turn over info on CIA prisons to defense

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors must turn over never-revealed details about the time a Guantanamo Bay detainee spent in secret CIA prisons after his arrest in connection with the deadly attack on the USS Cole in Yemen, according to a military judge's order released Tuesday. The...

  • U.S. House members question officials about Aurora VA hospital delays

    BY MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    DENVER - U.S. House of Representatives members grilled officials from Veterans Affairs Tuesday about the over-budget and delayed VA Hospital project in Aurora that is mired in litigation. The Aurora VA Replacement Medical Center was originally bid for $604.1 million in Nov. 2011, but...

  • SC's adjutant general begins re-election campaign

    Yesterday

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Maj. Gen. Robert Livingston, South Carolina's adjutant general, lauded the state's Army and Air Force National Guard as one of the nation's top military organizations Tuesday and asked voters to re-elect him so he can work to keep it that way. "We take care of...

  • United Tech 1Q profit declines on restructuring

    Yesterday

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — United Technologies Corp. reported Tuesday its first-quarter profit dropped 4 percent as slightly higher revenue was offset by restructuring costs, asset sales and currency exchange rates. However, the Hartford, Conn., maker of elevators, helicopters and jet...

  • Central Indiana man gets 10 years on gun charges

    Yesterday

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a central Indiana man accused of manufacturing machine guns and other firearms has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. They say 49-year-old Jackie Richardson of Coatesville was sentenced Tuesday after being convicted of one count of...

  • Sub records detailed images of WWII wreck

    Yesterday

    BOSTON (AP) — An unmanned submarine has recorded some of the most detailed images of two American ships that sank off the coast of England during World War II, according to the Massachusetts company that surveyed the wreckage to mark the disaster's 70th anniversary. Bourne,...

  • Activity at NKorea site hints at nuke test preps

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Commercial satellite imagery shows increased activity at North Korea's nuclear test site but not enough to indicate an underground atomic explosion is imminent, a U.S. research institute said Tuesday. North Korea last month threatened to conduct its fourth nuclear...

  • US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,177

    Yesterday

    As of Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at least 2,177 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count. The AP count is one less than the Defense Department's tally, last updated...

  • US troops head to exercises in Eastern Europe

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Army paratroopers are arriving in Poland to begin a series of military exercises in four countries across Eastern Europe to bolster allies in the wake of Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula last month. Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John...

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