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  • Instead of mothballing Navy ships, give them to our allies

    Instead of mothballing Navy ships, give them to our allies
    A bitter debate has raged in the Pentagon for several months about the wisdom of taking the nuclear aircraft carrier George Washington out of service to save money. The Washington, at 24 years old a relatively young vessel, is due for a costly refit, a...
  • Malaysia plane: 'Rapidly fading' signals add urgency to search for missing jet

    The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner resumed on Saturday, five weeks after the plane disappeared from radar screens, amid fears that batteries powering signals from the black box recorder on board may have died. Australian Prime...
  • Accusation of FBI intrusion stalls 9/11 hearing

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba A military judge abruptly recessed the first 9/11 trial hearing of the year Monday after defense lawyers accused the FBI in open court of trying to turn a defense team security officer into a secret informant. If true,...
  • Underwater vehicle to look for Malaysia jet in area 'new to man'

    Underwater vehicle to look for Malaysia jet in area 'new to man'
    BEIJING -- An unmanned underwater vehicle will be deployed to look for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on the floor of the Indian Ocean, Australian authorities said Monday, and investigators have collected samples from an oil slick discovered in...
  • In new phase to find Flight 370, search robot will enter ocean

    BEIJING The pings have sputtered out in the multinational search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, forcing search crews to deploy an underwater robot to find a plane that's eluded human efforts. In a last-ditch effort to find the Boeing 777 and its black...
  • Accusation of FBI spying stalls 9/11 hearing

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba A military judge abruptly recessed the first 9/11 trial hearing of the year Monday after defense lawyers accused the FBI in open court of trying to turn a defense team security officer into a secret informant. If true,...
  • Russian plane makes 'provocative' passes near U.S. Navy destroyer

    Russian plane makes 'provocative' passes near U.S. Navy destroyer
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian fighter aircraft made repeated low-altitude, close-range passes near a U.S. ship in the Black Sea over the weekend, the Pentagon said on Monday, condemning the action at a time of heightened U.S.-Russian tensions over...
  • Australia will soon deploy autonomous underwater vehicle in search for Malaysia plane

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The head of the Australian agency supervising the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane said on Monday that an autonomous underwater vehicle would soon be deployed, moving the search underwater after nearly six weeks of fruitless...
  • Libya remains in the grip of rivalrous rebel factions

    Libya remains in the grip of rivalrous rebel factions
    TRIPOLI, Libya — Dragging deeply on a cigarette and swirling his espresso dregs, the curly-haired young militiaman offered up a vivid account of the battles he and fellow rebels waged to bring down dictator Moammar Kadafi — days of blazing...
  • Courtroom Surprises: Twists And Turns In Connecticut Trials

    Courtroom Surprises: Twists And Turns In Connecticut Trials
    Nearly a century ago, it might have become the trial of the century. A Bridgeport priest was shot dead on a busy city street. Multiple witnesses placed a dim-witted vagrant at the scene. Ballistics experts linked the man's gun to the crime. A chilling...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Comcast Announces New Hires In Connecticut

    Comcast announced the appointment of four new leaders based out of the company's Western New England regional headquarters in Berlin, Connecticut. The new employees work in a variety of departments, including Comcast Business, human resources, sales,...