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  • A look at Iran's various nuclear assets

    A look at Iran's nuclear assets: ___ ENRICHMENT SITES At the oldest and largest uranium enrichment site, in Natanz, about 260 kilometers (160 miles) southeast of Tehran, an underground hall can hold up to 50,000 centrifuges. Iran says they only are...
  • US military aid released to Egypt boosts leader's legitimacy

    The release of U.S. military aid to Egypt withheld following the army's overthrow of an elected Islamist president in 2013 has boosted the legitimacy of the former military chief now running the country, nearly a year into his four-year term. President...
  • Restoration of military aid to Egypt gives US new leverage on how it's spent

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration announced Tuesday that it was reinstating military assistance to Egypt that had been suspended after a bloody crackdown on opposition activists, a move that analysts say mutes U.S. calls for democratic reforms but...
  • Duckworth blasts Kirk on Iran letter; his campaign dings her tax mistake

    Duckworth blasts Kirk on Iran letter; his campaign dings her tax mistake
    Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth on Tuesday criticized Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk as "irresponsible" for recently signing an open letter to the government of Iran regarding ongoing nuclear talks. The remark came at Duckworth's first news...
  • China evacuates 571 from Yemen, suspends anti-piracy patrols

    China said Tuesday that it had evacuated more than 500 of its citizens from Yemen amid the growing violence in the Middle Eastern country. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that 449 Chinese nationals left Yemen Monday evening aboard Chinese...
  • A look at those involved in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen

    A Saudi-led coalition is targeting Shiite rebels and their allies in Yemen in a campaign of airstrikes that began last week. Here's a look at the Sunni Arab countries involved in the fighting so far, as well as others offering material support or...
  • Germany, France, Italy plan to develop military drones

    Germany and France plan to work together with Italy to develop military surveillance drones that could also carry weapons. French President Francois Hollande said after meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday that it is important for Europe to...
  • Ingalls Shipbuilding launches destroyer John Finn

    Last weekend, Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss. celebrated a milestone, launching the first DDG 51-class destroyer in four years. The guided-missile destroyer John Finn was launched at dawn on Saturday. To date, Ingalls has delivered 28...
  • WWII vets jump at chance to take flight in vintage aircraft

    WWII vets jump at chance to take flight in vintage aircraft
    LEESBURG — Retired Air Force Capt. Raymond H. Schmidt suddenly felt like he was in a time warp. Hundreds of feet above a runway, the 94-year-old World War II veteran spotted a Boeing Stearman biplane descending from the bright blue sky. The mere...
  • California bill aims to curb police adoption of military surplus

    California bill aims to curb police adoption of military surplus
    One of the surprising details that came to light during the recent debate over local police agencies outfitting themselves with surplus military equipment was the remarkable level of freedom police departments enjoyed in requesting weapons, armored...
  • Philippine troops end offensive they say killed 139 rebels

    A monthlong Philippine offensive against hard-line Muslim rebels ended Monday after 139 insurgents were killed, 12 others were captured and bomb-making strongholds were seized by troops, the military chief said. Ten soldiers were killed and 30 others...