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  • Navy avoids lectures to fight sexual assaults

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — When it comes to sexual assault prevention, Navy leaders have gotten the message from their sailors: Enough with the boring PowerPoint presentations. This fall the Navy is opting for more interactive hands-on training that's intended to keep sailors from wanting to...

  • National gun association buys ads against Malloy

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The gun industry's national trade association is purchasing political advertising aimed at defeating Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, the Democratic incumbent who signed wide-ranging gun control legislation last year in the wake of the Newtown school shootings....

  • Former Army contractor due in court Sept. 23

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An initial court date is set for a former federal military contractor charged with writing a federal contract and creating a job with a private company at Fort Knox that ultimately worked to his financial benefit. U.S. Magistrate Judge James Moyer will oversee...

  • Potential push for Obama to expand military effort

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's military campaign against the Islamic State group already has extended beyond the limits he first outlined. But military experts inside and outside the administration argue that an even greater expansion may be needed for the mission to...

  • Military court upholds soldier's rape conviction

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — A military appeals court has upheld a Fort Campbell soldier's conviction on two charges of rape by force and his sentence demoting him and granting a dishonorable discharge from the service. The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals concluded on Thursday that...

  • New England editorial roundup

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    The Boston Globe, Sept. 18, 2014 When Mary Bonauto, a lawyer for Boston-based Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders, began working to secure marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples, even many political liberals viewed her cause as quixotic. But Bonauto mapped out an approach...

  • CIA stops spying on friendly nations in W. Europe

    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by the backlash over a German caught selling secrets to the U.S. and the revelations of surveillance by the National Security Agency, the CIA has stopped spying on friendly governments in Western Europe, according to current and former U.S. officials. The pause...

  • AP Exclusive: CIA halts spying in Europe

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furor over a German caught selling secrets to the United States and the Edward Snowden revelations of classified information held by the National Security Agency, according to...

  • NORAD's top enlisted man retires after 37 years in the Army

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    After 37 years of leading soldiers and deploying to war-torn countries around the world, Army Command Sgt. Maj. Robert A. Winzenried has retired from his position as the top enlisted soldier of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command. Before his assignment...

  • Feds approve California's immigrant license words

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Federal officials have given their backing to a redesigned license for immigrants living in California illegally, which includes wording that distinguishes it from those for legal residents. Homeland Security officials told the California Department of Motor...

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