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  • Released Afghan POW Bowe Bergdahl completes treatment, takes new army post

    WASHINGTON Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive for five years in Afghanistan until he was traded May 31 for five Taliban prisoners held at Guantanamo, has completed his U.S. military-led reintegration and has been assigned to an army unit in Texas to...
  • Editorial: A plane crash, Gaza and 'The July Crises' of 2014

     Editorial: A plane crash, Gaza and 'The July Crises' of 2014
    In history's taut nomenclature it was "The July Crisis": One century ago this week, the mighty powers of Europe were deciding whether they would parlay the assassination of an Austro-Hungarian archduke into a massive regional conflict. From afar, the...
  • "Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy" comes to Broward Center

    "Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy" comes to Broward Center
    It’s a jungle in there. At least, that’s the hope of “Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy,” coming to Fort Lauderdale’s Broward Center for the Performing Arts July 22-27. Pompano Beach-based Cirque Dreams opened the show of...
  • Democrat Crist picks running mate for Florida governor race

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Democrat Charlie Crist picked Annette Taddeo-Goldstein, a South Florida Hispanic, as his running mate for the Florida gubernatorial race in November. Born in Colombia to an American father and Colombian mother, Taddeo-Goldstein, 47,...
  • You'll never guess what partisan politics are damaging now

    You'll never guess what partisan politics are damaging now
    Next month the United States will host dozens of African leaders in Washington. But unless something changes before then, we will still be without confirmed ambassadors in 14 countries on the African continent, including in such strategically important...
  • Military did not support fixing Afghan exit date: U.S. commander

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. military officials would have preferred the United States not announce a date for ending its troop presence in Afghanistan, as the White House did in May, the outgoing commander of U.S. forces there said on Thursday. General...
  • F-35 engine mishap, UK 'no show' rich in lessons learned

    FARNBOROUGH England (Reuters) - The engine failure that grounded Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jets and the warplane's now-canceled appearance at two UK air shows provided key "lessons learned" for the companies that build the jets, and the military...
  • U.S. nurse refuses to force feed Guantanamo Bay detainees

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. military nurse at the detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has declined to participate in the force feeding of inmates on hunger strikes, becoming the first conscientious objector to the practice there, U.S. officials...
  • U.S. Air Force seeking bids to launch spy satellite

    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. - The U.S. Air Force released the first of up to eight solicitations for space launch services outside of its controversial, exclusive, multibillion-dollar agreement with United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Lockheed Martin and...
  • Jailed ex-strongman Noriega says damaged by video game portrayal

    (Reuters) - Former dictator Manuel Noriega may be serving time in a Panamanian prison for the killing of political opponents, but that doesn't mean he likes being portrayed in a video game as a murderer. Noriega, 80, has filed a lawsuit against video...
  • Pentagon defends war-funding request amid 'slush fund' complaints

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Pentagon officials on Wednesday defended their 2015 war-spending request before skeptical lawmakers, some of whom called the $58.6 billion plan a "slush fund" to offset defense cuts at home and others who worried the funding-...