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  • Today in History

    Yesterday

    Today is Friday, August 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 1, 1944, an uprising broke out in Warsaw, Poland, against Nazi occupation; the revolt lasted two months before collapsing. On this date: In 1714, Britain's...

  • 2 Americans killed in fighting in Gaza Strip

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    Max Steinberg and Nissim Sean Carmeli grew up in America. But they both developed a passion for Israel. The young men's love of Israel ultimately led them to join the Israel Defense Forces, and they ended up fighting for the Jewish state in the Gaza Strip this week. On Sunday,...

  • New York Guard members conducting annual training

    Yesterday

    CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. (AP) — Two hundred members of New York state's volunteer defense force are conducting their annual weeklong training program at a Hudson Valley military site. The New York Guard is training through Saturday at the New York National Guard's Camp Smith Training...

  • Coast Guard rescues sick fisherman off SC

    Yesterday

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard has rescued a sick fisherman from a boat off the South Carolina coast. The Coast Guard says a helicopter evacuated a sick man from a commercial fishing boat 45 miles east of Bulls Bay late Sunday morning. The Warrior III sent a distress call...

  • No one hurt after artillery piece dropped 700 feet

    Yesterday

    GRAYLING, Mich. (AP) — Officials say no one was injured when a large artillery piece was accidentally dropped about 700 feet from a helicopter during training at Camp Grayling in northern Michigan. The Army National Guard says a Chinook helicopter was moving the 155 mm howitzer on...

  • US working on case against Russia on downed plane

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Video of a rocket launcher, one surface-to-air missile missing, leaving the likely launch site. Imagery showing the firing. Calls claiming credit for the strike. Recordings said to reveal a cover-up at the crash site. "A buildup of extraordinary circumstantial...

  • 2 people, 2 dogs rescued from boat in Lake Erie

    Yesterday

    MARBLEHEAD, Ohio (AP) — The Coast Guard has rescued two people and two dogs from a sinking vessel in Lake Erie. The Coast Guard in Cleveland says a 33-foot recreational boat hit a rocky bottom on Sunday and began taking on water. The Blade of Toledo reports (http://bit.ly/1qvKKuM)...

  • US outlines case against Russia on downed plane

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Video of a rocket launcher, one surface-to-air missile missing, leaving the likely launch site. Imagery showing the firing. Calls claiming credit for the strike. Recordings said to reveal a cover-up at the crash site. "A buildup of extraordinary circumstantial...

  • Coast Guard rescues boater near Kiawah Island

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard has rescued a man whose vessel began sinking at the entrance to the North Edisto River near Kiawah Island. Officials say watch standers at the Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center learned Saturday of a 31-foot Sea Ray vessel that...

  • Hawaii surveying female veterans statewide

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Office of Veterans Services is surveying women veterans to determine how to better meet their needs. A Hawaii female veterans' task force recently concluded female veterans suffer from high rates of post-traumatic stress disorder. Many also suffer from the...

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