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June 28, 2017 - 11:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on deliberations by the House and Senate Armed Services committees over the 2018 defense budget (all times local): 11:50 p.m. The GOP-led House Armed Services Committee has narrowly defeated a bid by Democrats to compel the Air Force to detail how much has been spent on...
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Madison County Sheriff's Deputies and Huntsville Police officers block Martin Road leading to Redstone Arsenal Gate 1, Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Huntsville, Ala. Authorities locked down the Alabama military post on Tuesday amid reports of possible active shooter, and workers were advised to "run hide fight." Redstone Arsenal spokesman Christopher Colster told WAFF-TV that the base near Huntsville received reports of a person possibly armed with a weapon at a building. (AP Photo/Eric Schultz)
June 28, 2017 - 6:50 am
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Two 911 calls and a tweet about the possibility of an active shooter at a military installation set off a day of panic and confusion in Alabama. The emergency calls Tuesday came from within the Redstone Arsenal base near Huntsville and led the installation to tweet a warning...
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FILE -In this fie picture taken on Tuesday April 4, 2017, Abdul-Hamid Alyousef, 29, holds his twin babies who were killed during a suspected chemical weapons attack, in Khan Sheikhoun in the northern province of Idlib, Syria. The Syrian government on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack, as activists reported an airstrike on an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria that they said killed more than 40 prisoners. (Alaa Alyousef via AP, File)
June 27, 2017 - 9:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday it has detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical attack and threatened to retaliate — warning of action that could plunge America deeper into a civil war alongside the fight against Islamic State militants. The chemical threat and...
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Madison County Sheriff's Deputies and Huntsville Police officers block Martin Road leading to Redstone Arsenal Gate 1, Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Huntsville, Ala. Authorities locked down the Alabama military post on Tuesday amid reports of possible active shooter, and workers were advised to "run hide fight." Redstone Arsenal spokesman Christopher Colster told WAFF-TV that the base near Huntsville received reports of a person possibly armed with a weapon at a building. (AP Photo/Eric Schultz)
June 27, 2017 - 2:47 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities locked down an Alabama military post on Tuesday amid reports of a possible active shooter, and workers were advised to "run hide fight." About two hours later, the all-clear was given and officials said there were no confirmed injuries or arrests. Redstone...
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FILE - In this May 18, 2017 file photo, a Syrian National flag hangs out of a damaged building at the mountain resort town of Zabadani in the Damascus countryside, Syria. The Syrian government on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack, as activists reported an airstrike on an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria that they said killed more than 40 prisoners. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
June 27, 2017 - 9:58 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the White House saying it has "potential" evidence that Syria's government is preparing another chemical weapons attack (all times local): 5 p.m. The Pentagon says the U.S. has seen chemical weapons activity at a Syrian air base that was used for an April sarin gas...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during a the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 26, 2017 - 11:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House issued a stern warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday night as it claimed "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack. In an ominous statement issued with no supporting evidence or further explanation, Press...
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June 24, 2017 - 9:12 am
PARIS (AP) — A Swiss journalist has died of injuries suffered from a mine blast in Iraq earlier this week while covering a military operation to root out Islamic State extremists from Mosul. State-owned France Televisions said in a statement Saturday that Veronique Robert, a reporter working with...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2015, file photo, staff members of Al-Jazeera International work at the news studio in Doha, Qatar. Kuwait has given Qatar a list of demands from Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations that includes shutting down Al-Jazeera and cutting diplomatic ties to Iran. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal, File)
June 23, 2017 - 8:29 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Turkey on Friday rejected a key demand by several Arab states involved in a major dispute with Qatar, saying Ankara has no plans to shut down its military base in the small Gulf country. The demand that Turkey pull out its forces was one of a steep list of...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2015, file photo, staff members of Al-Jazeera International work at the news studio in Doha, Qatar. Kuwait has given Qatar a list of demands from Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations that includes shutting down Al-Jazeera and cutting diplomatic ties to Iran. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal, File)
June 23, 2017 - 6:14 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Turkey on Friday rejected a key demand by several Arab states involved in a major dispute with Qatar, saying Ankara has no plans to shut down its military base in the small Gulf country. The announcement came after Kuwait, which is mediating the dispute, sent...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2015, file photo, staff members of Al-Jazeera International work at the news studio in Doha, Qatar. Kuwait has given Qatar a list of demands from Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations that includes shutting down Al-Jazeera and cutting diplomatic ties to Iran. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal, File)
June 23, 2017 - 5:13 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the crisis between Gulf Arab states and Qatar (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Turkey says it has no plans to shut down its military base in Qatar as demanded by Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations that have cut ties with Doha. Kuwait — which is...
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