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  • Japan says it will shoot down North Korea rocket over territory

    Japan says it will shoot down North Korea rocket over territory
    Japan will shoot down any part of the long-range rocket that North Korea plans to launch next month that enters its territory, the Japanese defense minister, Naoki Tanaka, said Friday. Speaking at a news conference, Tanaka said he had issued the official...
  • The right's fraudulent fears

    The right's fraudulent fears
    Whenever you hear about a psychic being arrested, the natural question is: Why didn't she see that coming? Conservatives who raise dire alarms about what will happen in Barack Obama's second term face a similar problem. They need him to lose so their...
  • Obama's flexibility doctrine revealed

    Obama's flexibility doctrine revealed
    "On all these issues, but particularly missile defense, this can be solved, but it's important for him (Putin) to give me space. … This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility." Barack Obama to Dmitry Medvedev, open mic,...
  • N. Korea Rocket Breaks Up, U.N. Security Council to Meet

    N. Korea Rocket Breaks Up, U.N. Security Council to Meet
    PYONGYANG, North Korea -- Defying warnings from the international community, North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Friday, but it broke apart before escaping the earth's atmosphere and fell into the sea. The launch drew condemnation from United...
  • Alvin R. Eaton, missile systems pioneer, dead at 91

    Alvin R. Eaton, missile systems pioneer, dead at 91
    Alvin Ralph Eaton, a pioneer in modern guided missile systems and the longest-serving employee at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, died of cancer Oct. 20. He was 91 and lived in Clarksville. Mr. Eaton's 66-year career coincided with —...
  • Israel tests missile as Iran attack rumors grow

    Israel tests missile as Iran attack rumors grow
    Israel test-fired a missile from a military base on Wednesday, two days after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of the "direct and heavy threat" posed by Iran's nuclear program. The noon launch near Tel Aviv, which had not been announced in...
  • NATO head's Chicago goals: Afghanistan, missile defense

    NATO head's Chicago goals: Afghanistan, missile defense
    NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen would like the Chicago summit to produce at least two key results: a roadmap for aiding a post-war Afghanistan and the official go-ahead for a missile defense shield for Europe. Rasmussen, the former prime...
  • Post-war Afghanistan top concern at NATO summit

    Post-war Afghanistan top concern at NATO summit
    The business of the NATO summit in Chicago is underway as the orgaization’s members tackle the issues before them. Post-war Afghanistan is among the top concerns of the NATO alliance members. Just blocks from protesters, McCormick Place seemed a...
  • USS Benfold leaves for deployment

    USS Benfold leaves for deployment
    SAN DIEGO - Hundreds of military families said their goodbyes to sailors aboard the USS Benfold over Father’s Day weekend. The Contreras family, along with hundreds of others, lined the pier at Naval Station San Diego as the Benfold left for an...
  • Military families celebrate Christmas in June

    Military families celebrate Christmas in June
    SAN DIEGO -- More than 650 military families that had members on deployment last December gathered in Murphy Canyon Monday for the sixth annual "Christmas You Missed'' event. The three-hour event at the San Diego Armed Services YMCA included Christmas...
  • North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il Dead at 69

    North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il Dead at 69
    NORTH KOREA -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, an enigmatic leader who had led the reclusive state for nearly two decades, has died, according to news reports Sunday. He was believed to be 69. According to his official biography, Kim was born in...