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  • UN agency: Iran abiding with terms of nuke deal

    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    VIENNA (AP) — The U.N. nuclear agency says that Iran is keeping commitments it agreed to with six world powers in a pact that temporarily caps its nuclear activities and eliminates material that could be most easily used to make nuclear weapons. The finding is contained in a...

  • Immigrants found in back of locked rental truck

    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Federal officials say the discovery of nine immigrants who were locked inside the cargo area of a rental truck at a Border Patrol checkpoint in southern Arizona highlights the dangers of human smuggling. Customs and Border Protection says the incident Thursday at...

  • Lawyer: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl wants to attend college

    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    HOUSTON (AP) — An Army sergeant held as a prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five years wants to attend college once the investigation into how he was captured by the Taliban is finished, his attorney said Wednesday. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is in "a holding pattern" doing administrative...

  • Official: Submerged boat delayed retrieval of body

    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard this week spent 17 hours covering 38 square miles of the Houston Ship Channel searching for a missing shrimp boat captain whose body was ultimately found by his father in the capsized vessel. The father found 42-year-old Ronald Lynn...

  • Alabama suspended from military equipment program

    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A program that provides surplus military equipment to law enforcement, under scrutiny because of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, has been on hold in Alabama since March. The Defense Department's Defense Logistics Agency suspended the program in...

  • US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,200

    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    As of Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at least 2,200 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 three less than the Defense Department's tally, last updated...

  • Florida editorial roundup

    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: August 14 The Tampa (Florida) Tribune on keeping Iraq out of ruthless hands: Less than 48 hours ago, it appeared virtually certain that the United States would have little choice but to intervene militarily in Iraq on a scale that President...

  • Plenty of dust, but no fire at Air Force Academy

    By tom roeder The Gazette -
    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    Air Force Academy firefighters investigating reports of smoke in an industrial building on the south side of campus discovered plenty of dust, but no fire Wednesday morning. Workers reported smelling smoke inside the 10th Air Base Wing building on Industrial Drive, which was...

  • AP NewsBreak: Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal investigation, the admiral in charge of the Navy's nuclear...

  • Georgia editorial roundup

    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers: August 17 The Times, Gainesville, Georgia, on expressions of faith: On any given fall Friday night, you'd be hard-pressed to find a football field in the South without a bowed head or a bent knee. But even before the season begins in a few...

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