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  • Former Boy Scout leader in York pleads guilty in molestation case

    Former Boy Scout leader in York pleads guilty in molestation case
    A former Boy Scout leader from York County pleaded guilty to taking "indecent liberties with a child by a person in custodial or supervisory relationship" on Thursday and was sentenced to three years in prison. Thomas G. Seifert had been charged with 12...
  • Simulation firm ECS to add jobs with new $29M contract

    Simulation firm ECS to add jobs with new $29M contract
    Orlando-based Engineering & Computer Simulations (ECS) has won a new five-year $29 million contract with the U.S. military. The contract expands the role that ECS plays in providing training and simulation for medical services for U.S. Air Force...
  • U.S., Arab allies step up airstrikes around Syria border city

    U.S., Arab allies step up airstrikes around Syria border city
    The U.S. and its Arab partners stepped up airstrikes around Kobani, a northern Syrian border city that Turkey's president said Tuesday was about to fall to Islamic State militants. Warplanes belonging to the U.S., Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates...
  • Sex-sting snares U.S. Air Force member from Orlando

    Sex-sting snares U.S. Air Force member from Orlando
    A former Orlando resident has pleaded guilty to a charge of child enticement while serving in the U.S. Air Force. Nicholas Darwin Yancey faces as much as life in prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set. Yancey, an enlisted member of the U.S....
  • Want to beat Islamic State? Try the Afghan model, circa 2001

     Want to beat Islamic State? Try the Afghan model, circa 2001
    President Obama, who swept to power in 2008 in part on his promise to pull U.S. troops out of Iraq, is clearly a reluctant warrior. His concern about getting involved in "mission creep" in the deserts of Iraq, where nearly 4,500 troops have died, recently...
  • Massive search continues for missing pilot, plane

    Massive search continues for missing pilot, plane
    A massive search continued late Saturday for a missing pilot last seen taking off from Flagler County Airport Friday morning. Raymond A. Miller, 77, of Palm Coast took off from the airport around 9:30 a.m. Friday in his small, private plane heading in...
  • Lauderdale Lakes election could determine balance of power

    Lauderdale Lakes election could determine balance of power
    Voters will elect a new face to the commission Nov. 4, one that could determine the political leanings of the commission for the next two years. The six-member commission has split on a number of issues, leaving it to Mayor Barrington Russell — who...
  • FAA's well-founded caution on flights to Israel

    To the editor: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statement last week about the Federal Aviation Administration's brief ban on U.S. flights to Israel — that "there's no reason whatsoever for the mistaken FAA decision to instruct American...
  • Metal Distributor Says Pratt Scared Off Its Customers

    A Massachusetts titanium supplier being sued by Pratt & Whitney for allegedly shipping bad material has denied the claim and fired back Wednesday with a counterclaim saying the engine maker's response caused many of its customers to flee. In its response...
  • California lawmakers criticize Pentagon's purchase of Russian rockets

    California lawmakers criticize Pentagon's purchase of Russian rockets
    A bipartisan group of U.S. House members from California has jumped into a high-stakes battle over the Pentagon’s use of Russian-made rocket engines to launch satellites. It’s an effort that already involves Hawthorne-based SpaceX Inc. and...
  • Brazil's Embraer debuts military plane made in Florida

    Brazil's Embraer debuts military plane made in Florida
    Embraer, the Brazilian aircraft maker than runs U.S. operations from Fort Lauderdale, has rolled out its first military plane made in Florida. Embraer and its partner Sierra Nevada Corp. this week presented the A-29 Super Tucano light air support...