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  • Gunmen kill 2 senior officers in Egypt's Sinai

    By ASHRAF SWEILAM - Associated Press

    Gunmen shot and killed two senior Egyptian officers in the country's volatile Sinai Peninsula where the military has been trying to quell a spreading insurgency by Islamic militants, a security official said. Published July 25, 2014

  • Senate backs new commandant for Marine Corps

    By Associated Press

    The Senate has approved a new commander for the Marine Corps and a new leader in Afghanistan. Published July 25, 2014

  • Amazon worker piloted drone around Space Needle

    By Associated Press

    Police say an out-of-town Amazon employee was the operator behind a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week. Published July 25, 2014

  • US clears Kuwaiti for release from Guantanamo

    By Associated Press

    The United States has cleared the release of a Kuwaiti man held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for more than 12 years because of his suspected links to terrorism. Published July 25, 2014

  • Jordan shoots down 'aerial target' near Syria

    By OMAR AKOUR - Associated Press

    Jordan's air force shot down an "aerial target" near the Syrian border on Friday, a Jordanian military official said. Eyewitnesses said the object was a drone. Published July 25, 2014

  • Audit finds mismanaged claims at St. Louis VA

    By Associated Press

    A federal investigation finds a high rate of mismanaged disability claims at the St. Louis VA. Published July 25, 2014

  • Air wing at McGuire gets new commander

    By Associated Press

    A military unit at New Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst has a new commander. Published July 25, 2014

  • Navy secretary: Cost for newest ship will decline

    By Associated Press

    Operating costs for the U.S. Navy's newest ships will decline and "become more normal" over time, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Thursday. Published July 25, 2014

  • Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

    By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN - Associated Press

    Three heavily armed Texas patrol boats rounded a bend in the Rio Grande on a recent afternoon and came upon two young men paddling an inflatable raft full-speed ahead toward the Mexican shore. The state troopers and game wardens bobbed helplessly in their boats as the men passed their raft and paddles up the bank to others, and a crew of troopers peeked through the tall reeds on the U.S. side for whatever load had just been deposited. Published July 25, 2014

  • Bigger Russian artillery moving into Ukraine soon

    By Associated Press

    The movement of Russian heavy caliber artillery systems across the border into Ukraine is "imminent", the Pentagon said Friday, saying Russia is escalating the military action there. Published July 25, 2014

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