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  • Can states slow the flow of military equipment to police?

    WASHINGTON Police in Minneapolis-St. Paul trained military-grade launchers and used flash bang and tear gas grenades on protesters at the 2008 Republican National Convention. The Richland County, S.C., Sheriff's Department got an armored personnel carrier...
  • Saudis begin airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen

    Saudi Arabia began airstrikes Wednesday against Houthi rebel positions in Yemen, vowing that the Sunni kingdom will do "anything necessary" to restore a deposed government that has been routed by the Iranian-backed group. In an unusual tableau, Saudi...
  • Iran-backed rebels loot Yemen files about U.S. spy operations

    Iran-backed rebels loot Yemen files about U.S. spy operations
    Secret files held by Yemeni security forces that contain details of American intelligence operations in the country have been looted by Iran-backed militia leaders, exposing names of confidential informants and plans for U.S.-backed counter-terrorism...
  • Afghanistan president's powerful message: Thank you.

    Afghanistan president's powerful message: Thank you.
    Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, came to Washington this week and expressed something that we hadn't heard from his predecessor, Hamid Karzai: gratitude. Ghani praised the sacrifices of American troops who have fought to defend his country...
  • Argentina criticizes Britain for military boost in Falklands

    Argentina's foreign minister on Wednesday criticized Britain for building up its military capacity in the disputed Falkland Islands, a small increase that caused a big stir in the South American country. Foreign Minister Hector Timerman said Britain's...
  • 7 sailors charged with videotaping showering female officers

    The Navy has charged sevenĀ sailorsĀ in connection with the recording and sharing of videos that showed female officers and student trainees in stages of undress aboard a U.S. submarine. The Navy announced last year that it was investigating allegations...
  • Obama authorizes some support for Saudi airstrikes in Yemen

    President Obama has authorized U.S. logistical and intelligence support for Saudi Arabia as it launches airstrikes on Houthi rebels in Yemen. Saudi Arabia began the airstrikes Wednesday night. The Houthi rebels reported firing anti-aircraft missiles as...
  • Veterans' paid helicopter flight training should be rolled back, advocates say

    Veterans' paid helicopter flight training should be rolled back, advocates say
    Veterans groups told a congressional committee Tuesday they supported a proposal that would essentially eliminate government-paid helicopter flight training for former service members because it is wastefully expensive. Christopher Neiweem, a...
  • The Latest: Germanwings forced to cancel 7 flights

    1:03 a.m. (0003 GMT, 20:03 EDT) Germanwings has had to cancel seven flights out of Dusseldorf because a number of crew members felt they were unfit to fly following news of the accident. Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said Tuesday evening that he...
  • Navy, Coast Guard to conduct search, rescue exercise in Va.

    Navy aircraft will be busy over lower Chesapeake Bay during a search and rescue exercise with the Coast Guard. The exercise Wednesday will include five Navy helicopters and two Hawkeye turboprop aircraft from Naval Station Norfolk. The exercise is...
  • Thousands turn out for Greek Independence Day parade

    Thousands of Greeks lined a main central Athens avenue despite rain on Wednesday to watch the country's annual Independence Day military parade, with spectators allowed along the route for the first time in about three years. The crowds at the parade,...