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  • Building In Gadhafi Compound Possibly Struck By Cruise Missiles

    Building In Gadhafi Compound Possibly Struck By Cruise Missiles
    A four-story building in Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's Tripoli compound has been heavily damaged, possibly by cruise missiles, CNN's Nic Robertson reported. Robertson, invited by government officials to see the damage, said early Monday local time that...
  • Man admits exporting missile components to Iran

    An Iranian man today pleaded guilty in a Chicago federal courtroom to trying to illegally export missile parts and other equipment to Iran in violation of U.S. law, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald's office said today. Authorities say Davoud Baniameri in...
  • Navy missile test rattles San Diego County

    Navy missile test rattles San Diego County
    SAN DIEGO -- The U.S. Navy launched a test missile Tuesday afternoon and it caused quite a stir around San Diego County. The loud 'boom' was heard around 1 p.m. Tuesday and the U.S. Navy confirmed that they caused it. "It was a big boom and small...
  • Wrong course for Navy weapons research

    Wrong course for Navy weapons research
    A recent report by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments concluded, "Historically the U.S. military has often been slow to identify, adequately prioritize, and respond effectively to the emerging challenges likely to impose the greatest...
  • U.S. Deploys Sea Drones To Persian Gulf To Clear Iranian Mines

    U.S. Deploys Sea Drones To Persian Gulf To Clear Iranian Mines
    WASHINGTON -- The Navy is rushing tiny underwater drones to the Persian Gulf to help find and destroy sea mines as part of an American military buildup aimed at stopping Iran from closing the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the event of a crisis, U.S....
  • Carrier group returns after 7-month deployment

    Carrier group returns after 7-month deployment
    SAN DIEGO -- The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group returned to San Diego Monday morning following a seven-month deployment to the western Pacific and Middle East. The Nimitz-class carrier USS John C. Stennis, which is homeported in Bremerton, Wash.,...
  • North Korea Refuses to Halt Launch Plan, Despite Obama's Warnings

    North Korea Refuses to Halt Launch Plan, Despite Obama's Warnings
    North Korea said Tuesday that it would not abandon its plan to carry out a satellite launch next month despite recent warnings from President Barack Obama over the move. The North "will not give up the satellite launch for peaceful purposes, which is a...
  • Oops: Obama caught on open mic with Russian leader; GOP slams comment

    Oops: Obama caught on open mic with Russian leader; GOP slams comment
    In a private conversation made public by a live microphone, President Obama appeared to be putting off diplomatic talks with Russian leaders about a controversial missile defense system in Eastern Europe until after the November election, prompting...
  • New Navy submarine to be named USS Illinois

    New Navy submarine to be named USS Illinois
    A submarine under construction will be named the USS Illinois, the Secretary of the Navy announced today. One of five Virginia-class attack submarines being built in Newport News, Va., the USS Illinois would be the second ship named after the state,...
  • Robert M. Stock, FBI fingerprint expert

    Robert M. Stock, FBI fingerprint expert
    Robert M. Stock, a retired electrical engineer and FBI fingerprint pioneer whose work led to the establishment of the Automated Fingerprint Identification System, died Wednesday of complications from a stroke at his Severna Park home. He was 83. The son...
  • Carrier group returns from deployment

    Carrier group returns from deployment
    SAN DIEGO -- The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill and guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey returned to San Diego Wednesday morning after a deployment of nearly six months. Friends and family gathered for joyful...