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  • The VA secretary should know the importance of not lying about one's service — right?

    The VA secretary should know the importance of not lying about one's service — right?
    Really? The secretary of Veterans Affairs? Surely there is no one who should better understand how offensive it is to lie about one's military service than the secretary of Veterans Affairs. Yet that's exactly what Robert McDonald did the night he...
  • Wallops Island rocket launches part of missile defense test

    Three suborbital rockets have been launched from NASA's facility on Wallops Island as part of a ballistic missile defense test. The Missile Defense Agency says Tuesday's successful flight test was the first to assess the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense...
  • Lithuania restores compulsory military service

    Lithuania will restore compulsory military service for young men as tensions in Ukraine continue to worry the small Baltic nation, the government said Tuesday. After a meeting of military leaders and top government officials, President Dalia Grybauskaite...
  • Rep. Granger urges Obama to send arms owed to Egypt

    WASHINGTON Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas, is pushing the White House to release weapons systems, especially F-16 fighter jets, to Egypt as well as aid to Jordan and the Iraqi Kurds, as the region warily eyes the military intentions of the Islamic State. In a...
  • New defense chief re-examines the strategies behind Obama's wars

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter used his first overseas trip as the Pentagon's new chief to re-examine the strategies and tactics behind President Barack Obama's wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria. Staking out independent...
  • Legal experts: Caracas mayor fights conspiracy charges in troubled courts

    BOGOTA, Colombia Antonio Ledezma, the imprisoned mayor of Venezuela's capital, will ask the courts this week to drop charges that he was part of an alleged criminal network that planned to kill President Nicolas Maduro. Ledezma's lawyer, Omar Estancio,...
  • French aircraft carrier deploys against IS fighters in Iraq

    France has deployed an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf to strengthen its military operation against Islamic State extremists in Iraq. President Francois Hollande announced days after deadly attacks by Islamic radicals in Paris last month that France...
  • Drones are the new buzz in ag business

    Expect to see drones flying over vineyards, orchards and fields soon. A Hayden, Idaho, company — the first in the nation with federal permission to use unmanned aircraft for commercial agriculture — is lining up farming clients in the Yakima...
  • With Islamic State threatening, Turkey abandons historic tomb in Syria

    ANKARA, Turkey After months of siege by Islamic State extremists, Turkey early Sunday sent an armored column into Syria to evacuate troops that had been guarding the tomb of Suleyman Shah, the grandfather of the founder of the Ottoman Empire. The...
  • New Millstone administrator sees public's confidence as key

    From his office window, John Daugherty looks out over Niantic Bay to the clusters of beach cottages and year-round homes of the Crescent Beach neighborhood, where he has been living since Dec. 1. "It really struck me that my neighbors are so close,"...
  • Turkey rescues soldiers trapped at Ottoman tomb in Syria

    Turkey rescues soldiers trapped at Ottoman tomb in Syria
    Turkish troops entered Syria in a bold overnight rescue operation, whisking back to Turkish soil some 40 soldiers trapped by Islamic State militants for eight months at a historic Ottoman tomb. Reconnaissance drones, dozens of tanks and several...