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  • U.S. urges North Korea to refrain from new nuclear test

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Tuesday it was watching the Korean peninsula closely after reports that North Korea may be planning another nuclear test and it urged Pyongyang not to take any step that would threaten regional peace....
  • F-35 strike fighter is focus of demonstration

    F-35 strike fighter is focus of demonstration
    — Fighter jock Randy Forbes, better known as that congressman from Chesapeake, climbed into an F-35 cockpit simulator on Tuesday, descended through clear skies and nailed his landing on an aircraft carrier. He can only hope that steering the...
  • Ukraine says military aircraft hit by gunfire

    KIEV (Reuters) - A Ukrainian military aircraft was hit by gunfire on Tuesday while on a reconnaissance flight over the eastern city of Slaviansk, which is in the hands of armed pro-Russian separatists, the Defence Ministry said. Several bullets struck...
  • Lockheed earnings increase 23% in first quarter

    Lockheed earnings increase 23% in first quarter
    Despite lower overall revenue, defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp. easily topped Wall Street's profit expectations in the first quarter, the company said Tuesday. The nation's largest defense contractor earned $933 million, or $2.87 a share, in the...
  • Drone strikes alone won't stamp out al Qaeda in Yemen: analysts

    SANAA/DUBAI (Reuters) - An intense two days of air strikes on al Qaeda in Yemen may have killed or wounded some of its commanders, but drones alone are unlikely to eradicate the threat the group poses to Yemenis and the West. A weak central government, a...
  • US drone strikes came despite Yemen's hopes to limit them

    SANAA, Yemen A series of U.S. government drone strikes in Yemen over recent days has brought into sharp relief divisions among the country's rulers over how to rein in a program that they've long supported. Only last week, a top Yemeni military...
  • Malaysia plane search finds 'no contacts of interest' underwater

    Malaysia plane search finds 'no contacts of interest' underwater
    A tropical cyclone was threatening to hamper the search for a missing Malaysian plane in a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean on Monday, as a submarine drone neared the end of its mission scouring the sea bed with still no sign of wreckage. The search...
  • Australia sees 'regroup' on Malaysian plane search in a few days

    Australia sees 'regroup' on Malaysian plane search in a few days
    Australia will decide in a few days whether to alter or scale back the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, but will consult all countries involved on any changes, Australia's ambassador to the United States said on Sunday. Kim Beazley...
  • Looking back, and forward, to the Boston Marathon

    WASHINGTON — On Monday, if all goes according to plan, I'll be lining up at the start of the Boston Marathon. Let's just say this up front: I probably shouldn't be. I signed up last September, but over the last few months, training season, I've...
  • Underwater scans for missing Malaysia plane could end within week

    The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 entered its 44th day on Sunday as Australian search officials said a crucial series of sonar scans of the Indian Ocean floor could be completed within a week. The air, surface and underwater search...
  • Ferry runs aground off South Korea coast with 477 aboard

    SEOUL, South Korea Dozens of ships and aircraft were involved in rescue efforts for 477 people aboard a ferry that ran aground and was sinking off the coast of South Korea Wednesday, reports said. Yonhap news agency said one person had died. It cited...