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  • Iran nuclear talks head into overtime

    Iran nuclear talks head into overtime
    With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts to hammer out the outline of an agreement. Enough progress had been made to warrant the...
  • Saudi-led forces strike Yemen rebels, blockade ports

    Saudi-led naval forces imposed a blockade on Yemen's ports as coalition airstrikes on Monday repelled an advance on the southern port city of Aden by Shiite rebels and forces loyal to a former president, in what appeared to be the most intense day of...
  • Pentagon continues push for base-closing authority

    Pentagon continues push for base-closing authority
    The Defense Department is open to changing how it handles another round of military base closings, hoping to break a stalemate on an issue in which Hampton Roads has a big stake. The changes would not alter the fundamental purpose of the Base...
  • Soldiers put human face to IDF while on tour

    Soldiers put human face to IDF while on tour
    When the idea for the "Israeli Soldiers Tour" was first put to StandWithUs executive director Roz Rothstein — who founded the international nonprofit pro-Israel education organization in 2001 — she didn't think it was a very good idea. "I...
  • Iran missiles, sex trafficking and Hillary: Letters

    Iran missiles, sex trafficking and Hillary: Letters
    Focus on missile defense Iran may be an unrepentant sponsor of terrorists and a rising nuclear danger as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned ("Nuggets of realism amid bluster from Israel's PM," Eugene Robinson, Orlando Sentinel, March 8). But let's...
  • Defense secretary: We could create separate military force to fight cyber wars

    Defense secretary: We could create separate military force to fight cyber wars
    The military could, in the future, create a separate force to fight battles over computer networks, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said in his first domestic visit with troops at Fort Meade on Friday. A servicemember in the audience asked if the...
  • U.S. Navy fleet loses 9 ships to counting change

    U.S. Navy fleet loses 9 ships to counting change
    Somewhere between February and March, the U.S. Navy lost nine ships. The web page where the service lists its vital statistics — including number of people, number of ships, etc. — showed a fleet of 284 ships on Feb. 27. But on March 2,...
  • Obama approves $75 million in nonlethal aid to Ukraine

    Obama approves $75 million in nonlethal aid to Ukraine
    The United States will provide Ukrainian forces fighting Russia-backed separatists $75 million in nonlethal equipment, including small reconnaissance drones, radios and military ambulances, a senior administration official said. President Obama has also...
  • Fort Monroe's disputed land may cost Virginia taxpayers $23.1 million

    Fort Monroe's disputed land may cost Virginia taxpayers $23.1 million
    The U.S. Army and Commonwealth of Virginia may use millions of state taxpayers dollars to settle a years-long property dispute at Fort Monroe. The Army wants Virginians to pay $23.1 million for two parcels bordering Mill Creek's southern shore and along...
  • Friends of the Israel Defense Forces host fundraiser

    An estimated $4.5 million was raised at Thursday night's annual Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Greater Miami Chapter Solidarity Gala at The Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood. According to FIDF, more than 1,100 of its supporters and lay leaders...
  • US defense chief to visit New York's Fort Drum next week

    The U.S. secretary of defense will be in northern New York to visit Fort Drum, where there are concerns the sprawling Army post will be targeted for troop reductions. Officials at Fort Drum say Defense Secretary Ash Carter will visit Monday to thank 10th...