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  • South Carolina editorial roundup

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: Sept. 16 Sun News, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on seeking men and women who died in military service: Blue Star Mothers of Coastal Carolina is asking for widespread public help in locating mothers and other family members of men...

  • Cabin interior firm announces Arkansas facility

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A French aircraft cabin interior manufacturer said Wednesday that it is spending $2.5 million to open a new facility in Arkansas that will initially employ 75 people. Beaudet Aviation said its new facility is adjacent to the Bill and Hillary Clinton National...

  • Sale of Rogers' Rangers New York site is completed

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) — The sale of the Hudson River site considered the birthplace of the U.S. Army Rangers is complete, ending a decade-long effort by an upstate community to secure the public purchase of a historic island and turn it into a heritage tourism attraction. Officials...

  • Officials warn of rip tides off north Florida

    Yesterday

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is warning swimmers, surfers and beachgoers of dangerous riptides along north Florida's coastline due to swells from Tropical Storm Edouard. The high risk of rip tides continues through Thursday night. Officials say beachgoers should...

  • Top Saudi clerics issue edict against terrorism

    Yesterday

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's highest body of religious scholars issued a stern ruling on Wednesday calling terrorism a "heinous crime" and saying perpetrators including Islamic State militants deserve punishment in line with Islamic law. The Council of Senior Religious...

  • Czechs to train Iraqi helicopter pilots

    Yesterday

    PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Defense Ministry says it has signed a deal with Iraq to provide training to 31 helicopter pilots from the Iraqi air force. The ministry says the training in the Czech city of Pardubice will take 12 months and is scheduled to start early next year. Iraqi is...

  • Dempsey: Half of Iraqi army not OK as US partners

    Yesterday

    PARIS (AP) — About half of Iraq's army is incapable of partnering effectively with the U.S. to roll back the Islamic State group's territorial gains in western and northern Iraq, and the other half needs to be partially rebuilt with U.S. training and additional equipment, the top U.S....

  • 5 California Things to Know for Today

    Yesterday

    Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WILDFIRES Damage to homes, business still being assessed in Weed after blaze roars through the timber town below Mount Shasta. 2. WILD WEATHER Southern California...

  • Wary lawmakers ready to OK arms for Syrian rebels

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Wary House lawmakers are on track to give President Barack Obama authority to order U.S. military training and arms for moderate rebels confronting the growing danger of Islamic State militants. Obama was likely to get his wish in a vote Wednesday despite worries...

  • North Dakota army band to play free concert

    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota National Guard army band will host a free concert in Mandan to honor the 69th annual reunion of the 164th Infantry Regiment. The 188th Army Band concert Saturday afternoon honors the veterans and is free and open to the public. The 164th Infantry...

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