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August 03, 2017 - 10:51 am
CAIRO (AP) — The commander of Libya's self-styled national army in the country's east on Wednesday ordered naval and aerial forces to confront any vessel entering the country's territorial waters without permission, after Italy began a naval mission to help stem a popular migration route at the...
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In this image taken with a slow shutter speed and provided by Vandenberg Air Force Base, an unarmed Minuteman 3 missile launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2107. The U.S. Air Force has successfully launched the unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile, the fourth such test this year. (Senior Airman Ian Dudley/Vandenberg Air Force Base via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 2:56 pm
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force successfully launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from California, the fourth such test this year. The 30th Space Wing says the Minuteman 3 missile launched at 2:10 a.m. Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, about 130...
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August 02, 2017 - 5:34 am
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force successfully launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from California, the fourth such test this year. The 30th Space Wing says the Minuteman 3 missile launched at 2:10 a.m. Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, about 130...
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Commander of Naval Operations, Adm. John Richardson, speaks to reporters aboard the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., Saturday, July 22, 2017. The ship will be commissioned by President Donald Trump later today. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
July 22, 2017 - 8:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will help commission the USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship that after delays and cost overruns will officially be turned over to the Navy. Trump, who is commander in chief of the U.S. armed forces, was traveling to Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia...
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President Donald Trump waves as he departs after a meeting with survivors of the attack on USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor, in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 22, 2017 - 7:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will help commission the USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship that after delays and cost overruns will officially be turned over to the Navy. Trump, who is commander in chief of the U.S. armed forces, was traveling to Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia...
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President Donald Trump waves as he departs after a meeting with survivors of the attack on USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor, in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 22, 2017 - 3:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will help commission the USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship that after delays and cost overruns will officially be turned over to the Navy. Trump, who is commander in chief of the U.S. armed forces, was traveling to Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia...
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This combination of undated photos released by the U.S. Marine Corps on Friday, July 14, 2017, shows eight of the 16 the victims killed in a military plane crash earlier in the week in Mississippi. They are, top row from left, Cpl. Dan Baldassare, Staff Sgt. Robert Cox, Capt. Sean Elliott and Maj. Caine Goyette; bottom row, from left, Gunnery Sgt. Mark Hopkins, Sgt. Chad Jenson, Gunnery Sgt. Brendan Johnson, Sgt. Julian Kevianne. (U.S. Marine Corps via AP)
July 14, 2017 - 8:23 pm
The 15 Marines and a Navy sailor killed in a military plane crash earlier this week in Mississippi came from around the country. Six of the Marines and the sailor were from an elite Marine Raider battalion at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. "It is a tight-knit community, made up of some of the most...
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Emergency officials respond to the site of a military plane crash near Itta Bena, Miss., Monday, July 10, 2017. Leflore County Emergency Management Agency Director Frank Randle told reporters at a late briefing that more than a dozen bodies had been recovered after the KC-130 spiraled into the ground about 85 miles (135 kilometers) north of Jackson in the Mississippi Delta. (Elijah Baylis/The Clarion-Ledger via AP)
July 11, 2017 - 3:29 pm
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly military plane crash in Mississippi (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Seven of the U.S. troops killed in the Mississippi plane crash were special operations forces based at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Six were Marines and one was a sailor. The Marine...
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In this photo provided by Jimmy Taylor, smoke and flames rise into the air after a military transport airplane crashed in a field near Itta Bena, Miss., on the western edge of Leflore County, Monday, July 10, 2017, killing several. (Jimmy Taylor via AP)
July 11, 2017 - 8:45 am
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — A U.S. military plane used for refueling crashed into a soybean field in rural Mississippi, killing at least 16 people aboard in a fiery wreck and spreading debris for miles, officials said. Leflore County Emergency Management Agency Director Frank Randle told reporters at a...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gestures as he delivers a speech at the World Petroleum Congress, hosted by Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, July 9, 2017. Council President Jozsef Toth, who described Tillerson, who is from Texas, as "a man born with oil in his veins" before presenting him with the Dewhurst Award, named after the founder of the congress. The former ExxonMobile chief expressed his gratitude and said he misses "colleagues, partners and competitors" in the oil industry. (AP Photo)
July 10, 2017 - 2:37 pm
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — The Trump administration tossed aside its aversion to mediating a weeks-long Persian Gulf dispute Monday, as the top U.S. diplomat flew to the region hoping to corral Qatar and its neighbors into negotiation. The new approach isn't without diplomatic risk, thrusting America into...
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