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Japan’s top officer ‘cannot be optimistic’ about North Korean nuclear progress

4 hours 41 min ago
The head of Japan’s Self-Defense Forces expressed concerns on Tuesday about North Korea’s progress in building a long-range, nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the United States.

Amazon turns to military vets as it looks for management talent

8 hours 28 min ago
A former U.S. Navy captain who retired from the military in December, has joined a different type of army: Amazon.com, where he’s leading a team of about 70 people at a fulfillment center in Columbus, Ohio.

Veteran recalls days with unit that spied on North Korea

8 hours 33 min ago
At an outpost that could have been overrun any minute by the smallest of North Korean forces, Robert Alsop was part of a unit that spied on the country that it was still technically at war with.

Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 8 soldiers, policeman

8 hours 38 min ago
Afghan officials say Taliban attacks in the southern province of Kandahar and the western province of Badghis have killed at least eight soldiers and a policeman.

Trump condemns 'evil losers' who carried out concert attack

9 hours 1 min ago
President Donald Trump condemned the "evil losers" responsible for the deadly attack on concert-goers in England on Tuesday and called on leaders in the Middle East in particular to help root out violence.

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

10 hours 55 min ago
President Donald Trump is sending Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts in a range of support programs for low-income individuals to balance the government's books over the next decade.

Former CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling

11 hours 28 min ago
Former CIA Director John Brennan is set to testify publicly about the intelligence underpinning the Obama administration's conclusion that Russia interfered in the 2016 election and could shed light on concerns about the security risk posed by President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

US delivers 6 coastal patrol boats to Vietnam coast

12 hours 37 min ago
The United States has delivered six coastal patrol boats to Vietnam's coast guard in a move that expands the two nation's security cooperation amid tension in the disputed South China Sea.

Army veteran's throat slashed by Fort Bliss soldier in fatal drug case

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 23:01
Three of the five suspects in the case have Fort Bliss ties. A Fort Bliss spokesman confirmed Brandon Olsen, 27, is stationed at the Army post and Zachary Johnston, 20, and Adam Acosta, 19, were former soldiers stationed at Fort Bliss more than a month ago.

Flight departed to Honolulu with disruptive passenger despite red flags

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 22:51
Anil Uskanli, who authorities say inspired so much fear among flight attendants that military fighter jets were scrambled to escort the plane to Hawaii, raised a series of possible red flags between purchasing his ticket and being the first passenger to board the American Airlines flight.

Can anyone stop the Ramstein juggernaut?

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 22:02
It’s not a high bar to clear, but the 2017 DODEA-Europe softball championships can improve upon the 2016 edition by simply playing out its three-day schedule.

Just about everyone's a contender

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 22:01
The 2017 DODEA-Europe baseball championships, set to play out Thursday through Saturday at Kaiserslautern and Ramstein, Germany, have a very tough act to follow: the 2017 baseball regular season.

Navy says short-notice PCS moves will continue for families

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 22:00
Sailors should expect less notice — just two months — when it’s time for them to move to a new duty station, the Navy announced Monday.

US raid kills 7 al-Qaida militants in Yemen

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 21:32
U.S. Central Command says the forces used "a combination of small arms fire and precision airstrikes" to attack the compound in Marib Governorate in central Yemen.

Ex-Customs and Border Protection officer gets 5 years in prison for immigrant smuggling

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 21:03
A former Customs and Border Protection officer who took bribes of money and sex to allow unauthorized immigrants into the U.S. through the San Ysidro Port of Entry was sentenced Monday to five years in prison.

Texas House limits tax breaks for wind turbines near military bases

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 19:37
A proposal to restrict property tax exemptions for wind farms near military bases got preliminary approval from Texas House lawmakers on Monday.

UN envoy: Liberation of Mosul 'imminent,' IS days numbered

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 19:22
Jan Kubis told the Security Council that despite progress, fighting remains "a tremendous challenge" because IS fighters are increasingly using civilians as human shields in "a last-gasp effort that reveals little more than the inherent inhuman barbarity of the terrorists."

For Haitians who came to US after earthquake, another deportation reprieve

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 19:11
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly granted a six-month extension Monday to 58,000 Haitian immigrants who have been spared from deportation since a devastating 2010 earthquake, saying the conditions in their struggling homeland are not stable enough to force them to return.

Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 18:38
Education Minister Naftali Bennett, head of the nationalist Jewish Home party, was among the first ministers to shake hands with Trump, and took the opportunity to insist the United States should recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Defense contractor admits trying to sell satellite secrets to Russians

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 17:49
Federal authorities say a Southern California man who worked as an engineer for a defense contractor has pleaded guilty to attempting to sell sensitive information used in military and commercial satellites to the Russians.