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  • Marine Cpl. Wassef Hassoun, accused of deserting, turns himself in

    Marine Cpl. Wassef Hassoun, accused of deserting, turns himself in
    Marine Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun, who has been declared a deserter on two separate occasions a decade ago, has turned himself in to U.S. custody and will face charges, the Marines confirmed. The 34-year-old arrived in Norfolk, Va., on Sunday and is...
  • Attorneys wrap up Naval Academy sexual assault hearing

    WASHINGTON - A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman was highly intoxicated on the night last year when she was allegedly sexually assaulted by three classmates, a military prosecutor said Tuesday night as he urged an officer to move forward with a court-...
  • Allen West calls for Obama impeachment, cites prisoner swap

    Allen West calls for Obama impeachment, cites prisoner swap
    Former Congressman Allen West wants his former colleagues in the U.S. House to file articles of impeachment against President Barack Obama. Citing the swap of five Taliban prisoners of war held by the U.S. at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for Sgt. Bowe...
  • Related story: Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair tearfully pleads with judge at sentencing

    Related story: Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair tearfully pleads with judge at sentencing
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — His eyes red, his head bowed, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair strode uneasily to a courtroom lectern Wednesday and glanced up at a silver-haired military judge who will sentence him for offenses he admits he committed. Exactly two...
  • Hagel to Naval Academy graduates: Take the lead in eliminating sexual assault

    Hagel to Naval Academy graduates: Take the lead in eliminating sexual assault
    As senior midshipmen at the Naval Academy waited Friday to be commissioned the newest officers in the Navy and Marine Corps, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said they must work to stamp out sexual assault in the military. Speaking during commencement...
  • U.S. official defends FBI's secret inquiry into detainees' lawyers

    U.S. official defends FBI's secret inquiry into detainees' lawyers
    The FBI committed no wrongdoing when it carried out a secret inquiry into the defense teams for the five accused Sept. 11 terrorist conspirators, a government lawyer told a military judge at Guantanamo Bay on Monday. Fernando Campoamor-Sanchez, a senior...
  • Benghazi suspect was planning more attacks, U.S. tells U.N.

    Benghazi suspect was planning more attacks, U.S. tells U.N.
    The United States told the U.N. Security Council that the suspected ringleader of a deadly 2012 attack on its diplomatic compound in Benghazi planned to target more Americans and that justified his capture. In a letter obtained by Reuters on Wednesday,...
  • Arrest of Benghazi suspect condemned by Libyan government

    Arrest of Benghazi suspect condemned by Libyan government
    Libya on Wednesday condemned U.S. special forces' arrest of a man on its soil suspected of masterminding a deadly Islamist militant attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, describing the detention as a violation of Libyan sovereignty. In the first...
  • Military prosecutors charge Bin Laden lieutenant with murder

    Military prosecutors charge Bin Laden lieutenant with murder
    After seven years in custody at Guantanamo Bay, a former top Al Qaeda commander and confidant of Osama bin Laden was arraigned Wednesday by U.S. military authorities there, pushing his case into the troubled military tribunal system. Abdul Hadi al-Iraqi...
  • Army demotes Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair two ranks for sexual misconduct

    Army demotes Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair two ranks for sexual misconduct
    The Army has demoted Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair two levels in rank for sexual misconduct following his guilty pleas at a court-martial earlier this year, the Army secretary announced Friday. Secretary of the Army John McHugh said Sinclair, once a...
  • Freed U.S. soldier is a deserter, some who served with him say

    Freed U.S. soldier is a deserter, some who served with him say
    For nearly five years, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been hailed as a hero: a prisoner of war captured while on combat duty in Afghanistan and held captive by the Taliban. But in the days since Bergdahl's high-profile release Saturday — celebrated...