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June 06, 2017 - 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Pentagon report says China's construction of a military outpost in Djibouti (jih-BOO'-tee) is the first of what will likely be an ongoing expansion in friendly foreign ports around the world to support distant deployments. It predicts that Pakistan may be another potential...
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FILE -- In this May 21, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, right, holds a bilateral meeting with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Trump sided with Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries Tuesday in a deepening diplomatic crisis with Qatar, appearing to endorse the accusation that the oil-rich Persian Gulf nation is funding terrorist groups. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
June 06, 2017 - 4:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump injected the United States into a volatile crisis among America's Mideast allies, siding Tuesday with Saudi Arabia and other countries against Qatar in a dispute that threatens to disrupt efforts to defeat the Islamic State group and counter Iran. In a...
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Map locates Bahrain, Egypt, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;
June 05, 2017 - 12:59 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries severed ties to Qatar on Monday and moved to cut off land, sea and air routes to the energy-rich nation that is home to a major U.S. military base, accusing it of supporting regional terror groups. Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia...
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May 30, 2017 - 1:12 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Military officials have locked down a U.S. Air Force base in Texas amid a "security incident" at a community center there. Authorities at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland on Tuesday directed personnel in some areas of the base to stay inside until further notified. Base spokesman...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk from Marine One across the South Lawn to White House in Washington, Saturday, May 27, 2017, as they return from Sigonella, Italy. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 27, 2017 - 11:06 pm
NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe (all times local): 10:55 p.m. President Donald Trump looked like a conventional American leader during his first trip abroad. But he sounded anything but typical. Trump returned home Saturday night...
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President Donald Trump looks at First lady Melania as he prepares to address U.S. military troops and their families at the Sigonella Naval Air Station, in Sigonella, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
May 27, 2017 - 1:12 pm
NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Sicily (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday said his maiden trip abroad was a "home run" and he vowed to overcome the threat of terrorism, concluding a grueling five-stop sprint that ended with the promise of an imminent decision on the much-discussed Paris climate...
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President Donald Trump addresses U.S. military troops and their families at the Sigonella Naval Air Station, in Sigonella, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
May 27, 2017 - 11:37 am
NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe (all times local): 5:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is recapping his first foreign trip and saluting U.S. military personnel at an event before he returns to Washington. The nine-day trip — Trump's...
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May 23, 2017 - 5:09 am
EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — Services are planned Tuesday for a South Carolina man who was killed while posted to Army duty in Georgia. The Independent Mail reports ( http://bit.ly/2ruw8BO ) that Evan Robert Callahan was a second lieutenant assigned to Fort Benning who died May 15. Neither Fort Benning nor...
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This image made from video of a news bulletin aired by North Korea's KRT on Monday, May 22, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, watches the test launch of what was said to be the Pukguksong-2 missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as perfect by leader Kim Jong Un. (KRT via AP Video)
May 22, 2017 - 10:39 am
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea said Monday it is ready to start mass-producing a new medium-range missile after a weekend test-launch confirmed its combat readiness. It called the missile, capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases there, an "answer" to U.S. President Donald Trump's policies...
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This image made from video of a news bulletin aired by North Korea's KRT on Monday, May 22, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, watches the test launch of what was said to be the Pukguksong-2 missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as perfect by leader Kim Jong Un. (KRT via AP Video)
May 22, 2017 - 6:53 am
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea says it's ready to deploy and start mass-producing a new medium-range missile capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases there following a test launch it claims confirmed the missile's combat readiness and is an "answer" to U.S. President Donald Trump's...
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