Military facilities

February 23, 2019 - 10:45 am
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's Defense Ministry says it has found scores of hand grenades in a northern city that are believed to have been looted from army depots in 1997 during civil unrest sparked by a failed Ponzi scheme. A statement Saturday said a town hall cleaning staff in Puke, 140...
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February 14, 2019 - 7:15 am
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An old U.S. Navy hospital in South Carolina will be demolished, after plans to redevelop the 10-story structure collapsed. News outlets reported Charleston County Council has decided to spend $6 million to tear down the old Charleston Naval Hospital in North Charleston...
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President Donald Trump waves after arriving on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. The President was returning to the White House after his annual physical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 08, 2019 - 6:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's annual medical checkup (all times local): 6:10 p.m. President Donald Trump's physician says the president is "in very good health" and is likely to remain so for the duration of his presidency and beyond. Dr. Sean Conley says that over the...
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, file photo released by the Afghan Presidential Palace, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, center, speaks to U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, third left, at the presidential palace in Kabul. Khalilzad is in a hurry to find a peace deal for Afghanistan that would allow America to bring home its troops after 17 years of war. The main talks are between Khalilzad and the Taliban’s political leadership, which is based in the Gulf nation of Qatar. (Afghan Presidential Palace via AP, File)
February 05, 2019 - 8:48 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban launched a pre-dawn attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing 26 members of the security forces, a provincial official said, the latest brazen assault by insurgents amid stepped-up efforts to resolve the country's protracted war. The...
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January 29, 2019 - 8:47 pm
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — A pretrial hearing in the Sept. 11 terrorism case at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ended abruptly ahead of schedule Tuesday because of what an official says is a medical issue involving the military judge. The judge, Marine Col. Keith Parrella, would...
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January 28, 2019 - 9:50 pm
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Outbursts from prisoners marked the resumption of pretrial hearings Monday for the Sept. 11 terrorism case in the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Amid calls from prisoners questioning judge Marine Col. Keith Parrella's qualifications and accusing him of...
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January 26, 2019 - 10:36 pm
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado (AP) — Military authorities say U.S. Air Force and Canadian fighter jets were scrambled to escort two Russian bombers that were traveling in the Artic region near the North American coastline. The North American Aerospace Defense Command says two F-22 and two CF-18...
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January 24, 2019 - 6:44 pm
OTERO COUNTY, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two soldiers from Texas' Fort Bliss who died when two military training vehicles crashed in southern New Mexico. Officials at the Army base in El Paso say 24-year-old Cpl. Cole Trevor Wixom and 21-year-old Pfc. Jamie R. Riley were...
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In this Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, photo, Afghan security forces inspect the site of a Taliban attack in Maidan Shar, capital of Maidan Wardak province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan official said Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, scores of people mostly military personals were killed in the Taliban assault on a military base and a pro-government militia training center a day earlier in the province. (AP Photo)
January 22, 2019 - 10:45 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Dozens of people killed in a brazen Taliban attack on a military base were members of Afghanistan's intelligence agency, officials said Tuesday, in a severe blow to the government that already has lost control of nearly half of the country to the insurgents. At least 45...
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January 21, 2019 - 1:21 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban assault on a military base and police training center in a province just outside the Afghan capital on Monday killed at least 12 people and wounded more than 30, officials said. Salem Asgherkhail, head of the area's public health department, said most of those...
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