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  • Guard members sue over leaked records

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Four Alaska National Guard members have sued the U.S. Army, saying investigative and other records pertaining to them were improperly leaked to reporters and state officials. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in federal court in Washington, D.C., said the plaintiffs...

  • Authorities say military jet crashes near Navy base in California, killing the pilot

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    PORT HUENEME, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say military jet crashes near Navy base in California, killing the pilot.

  • Rocket explosion setback for commercial space

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA's strategy of using private companies to fly supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International...

  • Student science projects explode with rocket

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Eighteen groups of students have lost science projects that were onboard an unmanned rocket that exploded in Virginia after taking off for the International Space Station. Students at the Urban Promise Academy in Oakland, California, were among the teams who...

  • Electric Boat gets deal to expand in Connecticut

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    GROTON, Conn. (AP) — General Dynamics has announced plans to expand its Electric Boat submarine manufacturing operation in Connecticut with the help of state loan. The deal calls for the state Department of Economic and Community Development to provide EB with a $10 million dollar...

  • EPA: agreement for Camp Minden explosives cleanup

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Fifteen million pounds of artillery propellant abandoned at Camp Minden will be burned in trays holding shallow layers of the powder instead of an incinerator, The Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday. The plan was made under emergency rules because Army...

  • 33 migrants rescued on rickety raft off Boca Raton

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — As a Coast Guard aircraft searched for two missing Cuban rafters Wednesday, rescuers made another discovery: Thirty-three migrants clinging on to a vessel taking in water. The small raft appeared to have separated in two, with five men treading water as they...

  • Former Guard soldier pleads guilty in luring case

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The lawyer for a former North Dakota Army National Guard soldier who has admitted to luring teenage girls over the Internet to have sex with him said Wednesday that his client's side of the story will be told at sentencing. Eric Sansburn, 30, of Grand Forks, pleaded...

  • Mali insurgent clash leaves 1 French soldier dead

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    PARIS (AP) — A French soldier has been killed in Mali during an operation by French forces against an "armed terrorist group" in the north of the country, the French presidency said Wednesday. The air command parachute sergeant was killed early Wednesday morning in the Kidal region's...

  • UN review finds Darfur mission held back info

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A United Nations review has found that the U.N.-African Union joint peacekeeping mission in Darfur took an "unduly conservative" approach to publicly sharing information about crimes against civilians and peacekeepers. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a...

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