War casualties

WWII veteran Marvin Strombo, right, and Tatsuya Yasue, 89-year-old farmer, hold a Japanese flag with autographed messages which was owned by his brother Sadao Yasue, who was killed in the Pacific during World Work II, during a ceremony in Higashishirakawa, in central Japan's Gifu prefecture Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. Strombo has returned to the fallen soldier's family the calligraphy-covered flag he took from the man's body 73 years ago. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 15, 2017 - 2:15 am
HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) — The former U.S. Marine knew the calligraphy-covered flag he took from a fallen Japanese soldier 73 years ago was more than a keepsake of World War II. When Marvin Strombo finally handed the flag back to Sadao Yasue's younger brother and sisters Tuesday, he understood...
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In this Aug. 14, 2017 photo, Tatsuya Yasue, 89-year-old farmer, wipes his tears while taking about his brother Sadao Yasue, who fell in battle during the war in Pacific more than 70 years ago, in Higashishirakawa, in central Japan's Gifu prefecture. Former U.S. Marine Marvin Strombo will returns Sadao's calligraphy-covered flag he took from the fallen Japanese soldier 73 years ago. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 14, 2017 - 11:00 pm
HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. veteran returning a fallen Japanese soldier's flag to the man's relatives (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A U.S. World War II veteran has returned to a fallen soldier's family a Japanese flag he took from the man's body 73 years ago. Marvin Strombo...
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August 14, 2017 - 8:18 pm
HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) — A U.S. Marine who served in the Pacific during World War II is in a remote village in Japan to return a flag he took from the body of a fallen Japanese soldier 73 years ago. Marvin Strombo knew the calligraphy-covered flag was more than a keepsake of the war. It was a...
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August 14, 2017 - 1:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon spokesman says the two U.S. soldiers killed Sunday in Iraq were casualties of a U.S. artillery "mishap." The spokesman, Army Col. Rob Manning, said an Army artillery unit was firing on an Islamic State mortar position "when a mishap occurred." He said there is no...
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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe addresses a news conference concerning the white nationalist rally and violence in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 13, 2017 - 12:56 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on incidents related to violent clashes between white supremacist groups and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left three dead (all times local) 12:55 p.m. A friend of the woman killed when a car rammed into a group of protesters in...
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An Afghan policeman stands guard near to the site of a suicide bomber struck at a NATO convoy in Kandahar southern of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. A suicide bomber struck a NATO convoy near the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Wednesday, causing casualties, the U.S. military said. (AP Photo)
August 04, 2017 - 12:41 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban suicide bomber disguised as a woman rammed his motorcycle into an international convoy, killing a NATO soldier and two Afghan civilians in an attack north of the Afghan capital, the U.S. military said Friday. It was the second deadly assault this week on a NATO...
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August 04, 2017 - 9:39 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An official news agency controlled by Yemen's Houthi rebels says 12 civilians have been killed in two airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition in a northern province. The SABA news agency reports that warplanes bombed a house in the town of al-Safra in Saada province Friday,...
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An Afghan policeman stands guard near to the site of a suicide bomber struck at a NATO convoy in Kandahar southern of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. A suicide bomber struck a NATO convoy near the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Wednesday, causing casualties, the U.S. military said. (AP Photo)
August 04, 2017 - 8:34 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A NATO soldier from the country of Georgia and two Afghan civilians were killed when a Taliban suicide bomber dressed in a woman's burqa rammed his motorcycle into an international convoy, an Afghan official and the U.S. military said Friday. The attack took place on...
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An Afghan policeman stands guard near to the site of a suicide bomber struck at a NATO convoy in Kandahar southern of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. A suicide bomber struck a NATO convoy near the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Wednesday, causing casualties, the U.S. military said. (AP Photo)
August 04, 2017 - 5:38 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban suicide bomber dressed in a woman's burqa who rammed his motorcycle into a NATO convoy killed a soldier from the country of Georgia and two Afghan civilians, an Afghan official and the U.S. military said Friday. The attack took place on Thursday evening and hit...
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In this July 24, 2014, photo provided by Leah Marche, her cousin Mark Hunter's son Jonathan Hunter poses for a photo at a graduation ceremony at Fort Benning, Ga. Jonathan Hunter, an Indiana soldier who was just 32 days into his first deployment, was one of two American service members killed in a suicide bombing attack in Afghanistan, his father said Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. (Mark Hunter via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 10:26 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana soldier who was just 32 days into his first deployment was one of two American service members killed in a suicide bombing attack in Afghanistan, military officials confirmed Thursday. Mark Hunter said members of the Indiana National Guard informed him Wednesday night...
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