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A Japan Coast Guard baot goes along with the damaged USS Fitzgerald near the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo, after the U.S. destroyer collided with the Philippine-registered container ship ACX Crystal in the waters off the Izu Peninsula Saturday, June 17, 2017. Crew members from the destroyer USS Dewey were helping stabilize the damaged USS Fitzgerald after its collision off the coast of Japan before dawn Saturday, leaving seven sailors missing and at least three injured. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 17, 2017 - 9:21 am
YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) — U.S. and Japanese vessels and aircraft searched Saturday for seven American sailors who were missing after their Navy destroyer collided before dawn with a container ship four times its size off the coast of Japan. The USS Fitzgerald was back at its home port in Yokosuka...
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The damaged USS Fitzgerald is seen near the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo, after the U.S. destroyer collided with the Philippine-registered container ship ACX Crystal in the waters off the Izu Peninsula Saturday, June 17, 2017. The USS Fitzgerald was back at its home port in Japan after colliding before dawn Saturday with the container ship four times its size, while the coast guard and Japanese and U.S. military searched for seven sailors missing after the crash. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 17, 2017 - 6:56 am
YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) — U.S. and Japanese vessels and aircraft were searching Saturday for seven American sailors who were missing after their Navy destroyer collided before dawn with a container ship four times its size off the coast of Japan. The USS Fitzgerald was back at its home port in...
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The damaged USS Fitzgerald is being towed by a tugboat in the waters near the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo, after the U.S. destroyer collided with the Philippine-registered container ship ACX Crystal in the waters off the Izu Peninsula Saturday, June 17, 2017. Crew members from the destroyer USS Dewey were helping stabilize the damaged USS Fitzgerald after its collision off the coast of Japan before dawn Saturday, leaving seven sailors missing and at least three injured. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 17, 2017 - 4:47 am
YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) — A U.S. destroyer was back in its home port after colliding before dawn Saturday with a container ship four times its size, leaving seven sailors missing. The USS Fitzgerald, flanked by two tug boats and other support vessels, was listing to its right as it slowly approached...
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The damage of the right side of the USS Fitzgerald is seen off Shimoda, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan, after the Navy destroyer collided with a merchant ship, Saturday, June 17, 2017. The U.S. Navy says the USS Fitzgerald suffered damage below the water line on its starboard side after it collided with a Philippine-flagged merchant ship. (Iori Sagisawa/Kyodo News via AP)
June 17, 2017 - 4:31 am
YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Navy ship collision (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The USS Fitzgerald is approaching its home port at the Yokosuka Naval Base, south of Tokyo, after colliding before dawn Saturday with a container ship four times its size, leaving seven sailors missing. The...
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CORRECTS DATE - The USS Fitzgerald is seen off Shimoda, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan, after the Navy destroyer collided with a merchant ship, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Seven crew members are missing and one injured after the U.S. Navy destroyer collided early Saturday morning with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan, the country's coast guard reported. (Iori Sagisawa/Kyodo News via AP)
June 16, 2017 - 10:28 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Navy ship collision (all times local): 10:30 a.m. The U.S. Navy 7th Fleet says two crew members, including the captain, have been evacuated from a Navy destroyer that collided with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan. Seven sailors are missing. The Navy said in...
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FILE - In this July 15, 2013, file photo, Yousef al-Otaiba, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the United States speaks in Highlands, N.J. The United Arab Emirates’ ambassador in Washington says the U.S. should reconsider keeping a major air base in Qatar given concerns about Qatari support for extremism.(AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
June 13, 2017 - 6:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States should consider moving its air base out of Qatar, the Emirati ambassador to the U.S. said Tuesday, encouraging the Trump administration to use its leverage to further pressure Qatar over alleged support for extremism. As the Persian Gulf crisis enters its second...
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June 13, 2017 - 2:19 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A British spokesman in Cyprus says an explosion at the police headquarters of a U.K. military base has slightly injured one policeman and caused minor structural damage. Kristian Gray said Tuesday that authorities are treating the pre-dawn explosion at Dhekelia Garrison near...
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FILE- In this Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 file photo, Qatari foreign minister Sheik Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani speaks during a press conference after talks with his Serbian counterpart Ivica Dacic, in Belgrade, Serbia. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File)
June 09, 2017 - 3:59 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Arab countries put 12 organizations and 59 people on a terror sanctions list early Friday they described as being associated with Qatar, the latest in a growing diplomatic dispute that's seen the energy rich nation isolated by Saudi Arabia and others. Qatar dismissed the terror...
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June 08, 2017 - 10:54 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Heavily armed al-Shabab extremists have stormed a military base in Somalia's semiautonomous state of Puntland, killing close to 70 people and wounding dozens more, officials said Thursday. Residents said civilians, including women, were beheaded during the rampage...
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Passengers of cancelled flights wait in Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha, Qatar, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Qatar's foreign minister says Kuwait is trying to mediate a diplomatic crisis in which Arab countries have cut diplomatic ties and moved to isolate his energy-rich, travel-hub nation from the outside world. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
June 07, 2017 - 1:38 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the Gulf crisis after Saudi Arabia and other nations cut ties to Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Despite the objection of opposition parties, the Turkish Parliament has approved two military cooperation deals...
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