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Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might

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Russian Jets strike US-backed forces in eastern Syria

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‘Close-knit’ town mourns fallen soldier

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Jets strike US-backed forces in eastern Syria - SDF

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Transgender troops can re-enlist in military _ for now

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Aided by Russia, Syrian forces consolidate military gains

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US, EU slam DR Congo army for using 'excessive force'
Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | The United States and European Union on Wednesday urged Congolese security forces to refrain from using “excessive force” after soldiers fired on Burundian refugees last week, killing over 30. “The US government is dismayed by the violence and death of more than 30 Burundian nationals and a Congolese soldier in Kamanyola, in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo,” State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement   Read More ...
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US, EU slam DR Congo army for using 'excessive force'
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U.S. urges Congolese security forces' restraint, probe into violence
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Wednesday called on the Democratic Republic of the Congo to protect civilians affected by violence in the country's east, and urged its security forces to refrain from excessive force. Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the U.S. government was "dismayed" by the deaths of 30 refugees from Burundi and a Congolese soldier in the city of Kamanyola last week, adding: "The cause of the violence must be determined and perpetrators must be held accountable   Read More ...
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U.S. urges Congolese security forces' restraint, probe into violence
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Wednesday called on the Democratic Republic of the Congo to protect civilians affected by violence in the country’s east, and urged its security forces to refrain from excessive force. Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the U.S. government was “dismayed” by the deaths of 30 refugees from Burundi and a Congolese soldier in the city of Kamanyola last week, adding: “The cause of the violence must be determined and perpetrators must be held accountable   Read More ...
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Belarus president: Russian forces won't stay after war games
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — On the last day of joint Russian-Belarusian military exercises that rattled the countries' neighbors, the president of Belarus says all Russian forces will leave his country when the war games are over. Ukraine, Poland and the Baltic states all expressed worry that the weeklong exercises could foretell Russian offensives on their territory and that Russian troops would remain in Belarus   Read More ...
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Belarus president: Russian forces won't stay after war games
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — On the last day of joint Russian-Belarusian military exercises that rattled the countries' neighbors, the president of Belarus says all Russian forces will leave his country when the war games are over. Ukraine, Poland and the Baltic states all expressed worry that the weeklong exercises could foretell Russian offensives on their territory and that Russian troops would remain in Belarus   Read More ...
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NC soldier’s remains found decades after he vanished in WWII. No - | WBTV Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, NC (Mark Price/The Charlotte Observer) - The remains of a Rowan County soldier who vanished during World War II have been found and are being brought home this week for burial in his hometown of Gold Hill, 60 miles northeast of Charlotte. Army Air Force Capt. Lamar S. Russell was a passenger on a flight out of Horanda, New Guinea, on Feb   Read More ...
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Transgender troops: Sullivan says let them serve
The U.S. Senate passed an annual Defense bill Monday night that includes icebreakers and more missile interceptors, which Sen. Dan Sullivan championed. The bill does nothing to block President Trump’s effort to ban transgender people from the military, a ban Alaska Sullivan opposes. Sullivan told reporters just before the vote that he’s been talking to the sponsor of a stand-alone bill to block the transgender ban   Read More ...
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US Generals watching Kony
STUTTGART- The American troops have withdrawn from hunting the Lord’s Resistance Army and its elusive rebel leader Joseph Kony but they are “keenly watching” the areas where the rebels are operating.The commander of the US Africa Command, Gen Thomas Waldhauser, told a group of visiting East African journalists in Stuttgart Germany last week that US will remain paying attention to LRA activities in the Central Africa   Read More ...
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Russia accuses U.S., opposition of hampering Syrian gov't troops' advance
The Russian Defense Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States and the Syrian opposition of trying to hamper the successful advance of the Syrian government troops against Islamic State (IS) terrorists. "The closer the end of IS in Syria, the more evident it becomes who is really fighting IS and who has been imitating this fight in the last three years," the ministry's spokesman Maj   Read More ...
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Security measures needed for soldier's terrorism case
HONOLULU (AP) — Trial for a Hawaii-based Army soldier accused of attempting to support the Islamic State group won't happen until at least late next year. That's because of the amount of classified information prosecutors say the case involves. An indictment accuses Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang of attempting to provide material support to the group. Court documents say he allegedly provided undercover agents he believed were part of the Islamic State group classified military information   Read More ...
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Security measures needed for soldier's terrorism case
HONOLULU (AP) — Trial for a Hawaii-based Army soldier accused of attempting to support the Islamic State group won't happen until at least late next year. That's because of the amount of classified information prosecutors say the case involves. An indictment accuses Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang of attempting to provide material support to the group. Court documents say he allegedly provided undercover agents he believed were part of the Islamic State group classified military information   Read More ...
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Ex-soldier convicted of threatening Fort Hood rampage
WACO, Texas (AP) — An ex-soldier from Texas has been convicted of making threats to go on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood. A federal jury in Waco on Tuesday found Thomas Anthony Chestnut Jr. guilty of threatening a uniformed service member and using interstate communications to threaten injury. The 29-year-old Dripping Springs man could be sentenced to up to 15 years in prison on Dec   Read More ...
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Ex-soldier convicted of threatening Fort Hood rampage
WACO, Texas (AP) — An ex-soldier from Texas has been convicted of making threats to go on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood. A federal jury in Waco on Tuesday found Thomas Anthony Chestnut Jr. guilty of threatening a uniformed service member and using interstate communications to threaten injury. The 29-year-old Dripping Springs man could be sentenced to up to 15 years in prison on Dec   Read More ...
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The Republican requests records about residents falling down at Holyoke Soldiers' Home
HOLYOKE -- The Republican has filed a request with the state for records about the Holyoke Soldiers' Home, including incidents of residents falling down inside or outdoors on facility property. The newspaper also is seeking documents related to the Soldiers' Home's new daily check in policy for dormitory residents, and complaints and records related to the air ventilation system and its maintenance   Read More ...
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Qatar Set To Acquire 24 Eurofighters As The Arab Country Expands Its Armed Forces
Last Sunday, the British defense secretary, Michael Fallon, signed a statement of intent with the Qatari defense minister, Khalid bin Mohammed al Attiyah, for the acquisition of 24 Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft, Defense News reports. Although no values were disclosed, a previous agreement for the acquisition of a similar number of French Dassault Rafales by the Qatari government was set at $7   Read More ...
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U.S., South Korea troops stage mock battle to retake village near North Korean border
POCHEON, South Korea (Reuters) - The screech of incoming fire followed by an explosion resounds across forested hillsides near the border between North and South Korea. Battalion Commander Rob Kimmel of the U.S. 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, scanned the village at the base of a mountain for the tell-tale smoke. “That’s enemy fire trying to attack R.O.K. forces located there,” says Kimmel - referring to South Korea by its official name, the Republic of Korea   Read More ...
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Al-Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troops
BEIRUT (AP) — Insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria launched a wide offensive on Tuesday against Syrian pro-government troops, moving south of their stronghold in the western province of Idlib. The push, believed to involve thousands of fighters, was met with intensive aerial bombing and a shelling campaign by the government that hit, among other targets, four medical centers in Idlib   Read More ...
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Al-Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troops
BEIRUT – A Syrian monitoring group says insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group have launched a wide offensive against pro-government troops south of their stronghold in the western province of Idlib. The Syrian government-affiliated Central Military Media outlet says troops and allied militias have pushed back against the offensive, which started on Tuesday in northeastern rural Hama province, on the border with Idlib, killing a number of insurgents   Read More ...
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Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troops
BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian monitoring group says insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group have launched a wide offensive against pro-government troops south of their stronghold in the western province of Idlib. The Syrian government-affiliated Central Military Media outlet says troops and allied militias have pushed back against the offensive, which started on Tuesday in northeastern rural Hama province, on the border with Idlib, killing a number of insurgents   Read More ...
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Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is considering having an armed forces parade in Washington on the Fourth of July to showcase the nation's military might. Trump met Monday with French president Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meetings. Trump reminisced about how much he enjoyed watching France's military parade while in Paris on Bastille Day   Read More ...
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With Russian air support, Syrian troops fighting Islamic State advance toward U.S.-backed force
BEIRUT – Syrian troops battling the Islamic State group crossed to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in Deir el-Zour on Monday, threatening a potential standoff with the U.S.-backed forces operating there. The crossing came nearly two weeks after the Russia-backed Syrian troops breached a three-year siege on their troops in the city. It tightens the government’s grip on the eastern city by closing in on the militants from all sides, except for a narrow waterway flowing south   Read More ...
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Syrian troops battling IS cross river toward US-backed force
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian troops battling the Islamic State militant group crossed to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in Deir el-Zour on Monday, threatening a potential faceoff with the U.S.-backed forces operating there. But the U.S.-led coalition spokesman played down concerns, saying both advancing forces are maintaining lines of communication to avoid conflict. Col. Ryan Dillon, spokesman for the U   Read More ...
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Concord Crier for Sept. 17, 2017
PENACOOK Hear wartime letters from WWI soldiers As part of the Over There, Over Here series on World War I, the Penacook Historical Society will present Carol Foss reading letters from soldiers fighting in Europe to their families in the Penacook area. The program will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Rolfe House, 11 Penacook St. Everyone is invited to attend to hear this local history   Read More ...
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Syrian army sends more troops across Euphrates, near U.S.-backed forces
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian troops crossed to the eastern side of the Euphrates in Deir al-Zor on Monday, state media and a monitoring group said, increasing their presence in an area where U.S.-backed militias have also advanced. The rival forces are conducting offensives against Islamic State and have generally stayed out of each other’s way, with the river often acting as a dividing line   Read More ...
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Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might
Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might President Donald Trump says he is considering having an armed forces parade in Washington on the Fourth of July to showcase the nation's military might. Trump met Monday with French president Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meetings   Read More ...
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Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might
Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might President Donald Trump says he is considering having an armed forces parade in Washington on the Fourth of July to showcase the nation's military might. Trump met Monday with French president Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meetings   Read More ...
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Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might
Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might President Donald Trump says he is considering having an armed forces parade in Washington on the Fourth of July to showcase the nation's military might. Trump met Monday with French president Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meetings   Read More ...
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Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might
Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might President Donald Trump says he is considering having an armed forces parade in Washington on the Fourth of July to showcase the nation's military might. Trump met Monday with French president Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meetings   Read More ...
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Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might
Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might President Donald Trump says he is considering having an armed forces parade in Washington on the Fourth of July to showcase the nation's military might. Trump met Monday with French president Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meetings   Read More ...
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Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might
Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might President Donald Trump says he is considering having an armed forces parade in Washington on the Fourth of July to showcase the nation's military might. Trump met Monday with French president Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meetings   Read More ...
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Syrian army sends more troops across Euphrates, close to U.S.-backed forces
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian troops crossed to the eastern side of the Euphrates river in Deir al-Zor on Monday, state media and a monitoring group reported, increasing their presence in an area where U.S.-backed forces have also advanced. A commander in a militia of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) confirmed Syrian army units had crossed and said his fighters were ready to drive them back   Read More ...
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Syrian army sends more troops across Euphrates, close to U.S.-backed forces
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian troops crossed to the eastern side of the Euphrates river in Deir al-Zor on Monday, state media and a monitoring group reported, increasing their presence in an area where U.S.-backed forces have also advanced. A commander in a militia of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) confirmed Syrian army units had crossed and said his fighters were ready to drive them back   Read More ...
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Syrian army sends more troops across Euphrates, close to U.S.-backed forces
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Syrian troops battling IS advance toward US-backed force
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian troops battling the Islamic State group crossed to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in Deir el-Zour on Monday, securing their hold on the eastern city but threatening a potential standoff with U.S.-backed forces operating nearby. The pro-government forces meanwhile announced that they had secured the airport in Deir el-Zour, allowing two military transport aircraft to land   Read More ...
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Syrian troops battling IS advance toward U.S.-backed force
Syrian troops battling the Islamic State group crossed to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in Deir el-Zour on Monday, securing their hold on the eastern city but threatening a potential standoff with U.S.-backed forces operating nearby. The pro-government forces meanwhile announced that they had secured the airport in Deir el-Zour, allowing two military transport aircraft to land. Al-Manar TV, the media arm of Lebanon’s Hezbollah, quoted an unnamed general who said the airport is “90 percent secured   Read More ...
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Syrian troops battling IS advance toward US-backed force
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian troops battling the Islamic State group crossed to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in Deir el-Zour on Monday, securing their hold on the eastern city but threatening a potential standoff with U.S.-backed forces operating nearby. The pro-government forces meanwhile announced that they had secured the airport in Deir el-Zour, allowing two military transport aircraft to land   Read More ...
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In wake of airstrike, U.S. military moves to establish closer communication with Russian forces in Syria
Oslo, Norway • The Pentagon is taking additional steps to ensure that U.S. and Russian battlefield commanders are able to directly communicate with one another after an airstrike on U.S. proxy forces near Deir al-Zour, Syria, that wounded several fighters Saturday, the United States’ highest-ranking military officer said. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, told a small group of reporters Sunday that deconfliction between the United States and Russia “didn’t work” when Syrian and Russian aircraft bombed U   Read More ...
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Priest rescued as Philippine troops retake Marawi militant stronghold
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine troops rescued a catholic priest held hostage for almost four months by Islamic State-linked rebels after an offensive that captured a stronghold of the militants in southern Marawi City, defense officials said on Monday. Marawi’s vicar-general Father Teresito “Chito” Soganub was kidnapped along with other Christians as militants rampaged through the city on May 23, burning churches and schools, releasing prisoners and seizing arms in a well-planned assault   Read More ...
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