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  • In turbulent Hong Kong, conspiracy theories point West

    In turbulent Hong Kong, conspiracy theories point West
    One of the many colorful images from the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong was of a demonstrator wearing a Gulf War-era U.S. military helmet and carrying a red-white-and-blue Captain America shield. Was it finally irrefutable proof that Washington was...
  • 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...
  • Around Town: Examining issue of civil-military divide

    Last week, Joe Puglia addressed in his column the incident where President Obama saluted two Marines with a latte in his right hand. As if the salute were not enough, the video of the salute was uploaded to Instagram by a White House staffer, who...
  • Islamic State fighters renew assault on Syrian city; 21 dead in Turkey

    Islamic State fighters renew assault on Syrian city; 21 dead in Turkey
    Islamic State fighters launched a renewed assault on the Syrian city of Kobani on Wednesday night, and at least 21 people were killed in riots in neighbouring Turkey where Kurds rose up against the government for doing nothing to protect their kin....
  • Gary Olson: New Israeli settlements doom chances for two-state solution

    Gary Olson: New Israeli settlements doom chances for two-state solution
    The occupied West Bank recently witnessed the biggest land grab in 30 years when Israel seized 990 acres belonging to five Palestinian villages to build 5,000 new housing units. The villages are al-Jaba'a, Surif, Wadi Fukin, Husan and Nahalin. Writing...
  • Report: Newport News Shipbuilding contracts helped Hampton Roads avoid a recession

    Report: Newport News Shipbuilding contracts helped Hampton Roads avoid a recession
    The aircraft carrier business has done more than boost the bottom line of Newport News Shipbuilding. It has almost certainly kept Hampton Roads out of a recession. That observation, backed by data that illustrates the shipyard's striking influence in...
  • Turkey says Syria town about to fall as Islamic State advances

    Turkey says Syria town about to fall as Islamic State advances
    Turkey's president said the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani was "about to fall" on Tuesday as Islamic State fighters pressed home a three-week assault that has cost a reported 400 lives and forced thousands to flee their homes. The prospect that the town...
  • Military Academy prepared Panthers for battle ahead

    Military Academy prepared Panthers for battle ahead
    After three days of crawling through muddy water carrying 200-pound teammates on their backs and hauling 80-pound rocks up a steep mountainside, the grueling hockey season should be a cakewalk for the Florida Panthers. Of course, the players, coaches...
  • Looks like Panthers' lines are squared away

    Based on the days of practices at the U.S. Military Academy, the Florida Panthers' projected lines for Thursday's opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning will have Aleksander Barkov centering Jonathan Huberdeau and Jussi Jokinen; Nick Bjugstad centering...
  • Fort Eustis, Langley Air Force Base responding to Ebola outbreak

    Fort Eustis, Langley Air Force Base responding to Ebola outbreak
    Soldiers from Fort Eustis and Fort Story are scheduled to join airmen from Langley Air Force Base as part of the military response to the Ebola outbreak in western Africa. The Army deployment from Hampton Roads is part of a much larger Army effort...
  • Dennis Byrne is behind the times

    At least Dennis Byrne is consistent.   He never misses an opportunity to lay the world's troubles at President Barack Obama's feet. His column today is another example of his inability to get over the 2008 and 2012 elections.   Byrne's assertion...