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  • Russia flexes military might for sparse crowd of dignitaries on Victory Day

    Russia flexes military might for sparse crowd of dignitaries on Victory Day
    A Western boycott of Russia's Victory Day parade Saturday did little to chasten the Kremlin as Russian President Vladimir Putin rolled out fearsome new armor and weapons in a thundering message that might makes right. In the absence of Russia’s...
  • Raining on Putin's parade: Why so many no-shows for WWII celebration?

    Friends and foes have snubbed Saturday's Red Square military parade, a dent in Russians’ pride over their World War II sacrifice and President Vladimir Putin’s reputation for throwing blowout parties. Here’s why, little more than a...
  • Putin takes swipe at U.S. in Victory Day speech

    Russia showed off new machines of war, including a highly sophisticated tank, on Saturday in the annual Victory Day military parade through Red Square that marks the surrender of Nazi Germany and the Red Army's key role in the defeat. The Armata tank...
  • Ambassadors among dead and injured in Pakistan helicopter crash

    Ambassadors among dead and injured in Pakistan helicopter crash
    A Pakistani army helicopter crashed Friday on its way to an inauguration at a resort in the country's north, killing four foreigners — ambassadors to Islamabad from the Philippines and Norway, as well as the wives of the ambassadors from Malaysia...
  • Hostage deaths a reminder of risk of 'deadly mistakes'

    Hostage deaths a reminder of risk of 'deadly mistakes'
    U.S. investigators took months to piece together evidence that led to the conclusion that drone strikes had killed two Western hostages and two Americans who worked for al-Qaida, U.S. officials said Friday. New details were emerging about how the U.S....
  • Nearly 500 Labinal Power Systems layoffs to start in July

    Nearly 500 Labinal Power Systems layoffs to start in July
    Labinal Power Systems plans to cut nearly 500 jobs from its manufacturing plant in Salisbury starting in July, as the defense contractor starts layoffs connected to the shutdown of its Eastern Shore operations. The 480 layoffs, to start in July and...
  • Helicopter carrying foreign diplomats crashes in Pakistan

    Helicopter carrying foreign diplomats crashes in Pakistan
    Two foreign diplomats and the wives of two others were killed Friday, along with three Pakistani crew members, when a military helicopter crash-landed in northern Pakistan en route to the ceremonial opening of a ski lift. The Pakistani military said a...
  • Hurricane hunters work hard to investigate tropical systems

    Hurricane hunters work hard to investigate tropical systems
    When a U.S. Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter flies into a tropical system, it's similar to a military reconnaissance mission. However, instead of an enemy target, the crew zeroes in on low-pressure areas. For instance, a common objective is to...
  • Carrier overhauls in Newport News would be secured by House panel proposal

    Carrier overhauls in Newport News would be secured by House panel proposal
    Last year, the Hampton Roads economy experienced a giant hiccup when the Navy considered retiring the aircraft carrier USS George Washington instead of performing a mid-life overhaul. A mid-life carrier overhaul is big business for Virginia's largest...
  • Ambassadors Killed In Pakistan Helicopter Crash

    ISLAMABAD — The ambassadors to Pakistan from the Philippines and Norway and the wives of the ambassadors from Malaysia and Indonesia were killed Friday when a Pakistani army helicopter carrying foreign dignitaries made a crash landing in the...
  • Mexico drug violence intensifies as elections approach

    Mexico drug violence intensifies as elections approach
    A month before national elections, Mexico is witnessing a level of violence in which drug traffickers have directly confronted the army, raising questions about whether the government's progress in combating crime might be a hollow victory. In an...