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Jordan releases security footage of shooting of 3 US troops

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Jordan releases security footage of shooting of 3 US troops

- By OMAR AKOUR Associated Press AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - Jordan's military released security camera footage Monday of a shooting in which a Jordanian soldier killed three U.S. military trainers at an air base in the kingdom. The video had previously been shown to the families of the U.S. Army Green Berets by U.S. law enforcement but had not been made public until Monday
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Jordan releases security footage of shooting of 3 US troops

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Jordan releases security footage of shooting of 3 US troops

- AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan's military released security camera footage Monday of a shooting in which a Jordanian soldier killed three U.S. military trainers at an air base in the kingdom. The video had previously been shown to the families of the U.S. Army Green Berets by U.S. law enforcement but had not been made public until Monday. The soldiers were killed Nov
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Trump’s immigration crackdown is stressing out deployed US troops

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Trump’s immigration crackdown is stressing out deployed US troops

- WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigrants is having the dangerous, unanticipated effect of putting additional stress on U.S. troops who have relied on a little-known program to protect their undocumented family members from deportation while the military personnel are deployed to warzones. “Parole in place” reprieves, known inside the military as PIP, are meant to keep deployed service members focused by easing any worry about the safety of undocumented spouses and immediate family back home
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Israeli troops placed on high alert after deadly stabbings

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Israeli troops placed on high alert after deadly stabbings

- By IAN DEITCH and ARON HELLER Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's military fortified its troops in the West Bank and placed forces on high alert Saturday, a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family and some of the worst Israeli-Palestinian clashes in years erupted over tensions at the Holy Land's most contested shrine. Following a relatively quiet day, violence resumed late Saturday near the epicenter of the current crisis in the Old City of Jerusalem
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Columbus police investigate 3 overnight deaths; 1 soldier shot, killed outside movie theater

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Columbus police investigate 3 overnight deaths; 1 soldier shot, killed outside movie theater

- COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus police are investigating 3 overnight deaths throughout Columbus. Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms 26-year-old Donald Matthews was shot multiple times outside of a yet-to-be-confirmed movie theater and taken to Midtown Medical Center by private vehicle. He was pronounced dead at 6:36 a.m. Saturday morning. Bryan confirms Matthews was an active military member. Police are investigating this as a homicide
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Columbus police investigate 3 overnight deaths; 1 soldier shot, - | WBTV Charlotte

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Columbus police investigate 3 overnight deaths; 1 soldier shot, - | WBTV Charlotte

- COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus police are investigating 3 overnight deaths throughout Columbus. Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms 26-year-old Donald Matthews was shot multiple times outside of a yet-to-be-confirmed movie theater and taken to Midtown Medical Center by private vehicle. He was pronounced dead at 6:36 a.m. Saturday morning. Bryan confirms Matthews was an active military member. Police are investigating this as a homicide
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'Dunkirk': How historically accurate is Christopher Nolan's WWII battle film?

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'Dunkirk': How historically accurate is Christopher Nolan's WWII battle film?

- Soldiers from Britain, Belgium, Canada and France fight against the German Army on the beaches of Dunkirk during the early stages of World War II. USA TODAY NETWORK. Director Christopher Nolan's "Dunkirk" is earning rave reviews for its you-are-there depiction of the Battle of Dunkirk — the heroic small-boat evacuation of British and Allied troops pinned down by German forces early in World War II
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U.S. soldier arrested in Hawaii indicted on terrorism charges

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U.S. soldier arrested in Hawaii indicted on terrorism charges

- A federal grand jury in Hawaii indicted a U.S. soldier Friday on suspicion of attempting to provide material support to Islamic State. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang was arrested by an FBI SWAT team on July 8. Kang was ordered held without bail. Kang will be arraigned in federal court Monday, when he had previously been scheduled for a preliminary hearing
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'Hell on Earth': What Dunkirk was really like, according to men who were there

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'Hell on Earth': What Dunkirk was really like, according to men who were there

- Trapped on a French beach as German warplanes attacked, hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops thought they were doomed. Many were. But in the spring of 1940, the Battle of Dunkirk turned out to be one of the most successful military evacuations in history, as the British Navy and civilian ship rescued 330,000 soldiers. Now, 77 years later, director Christopher Nolan’s is telling their harrowing story of survival — and real-life veterans of the battle are happy to help bring attention to the history-making events
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‘Hell on Earth’: Last surviving veterans tell what the battle of Dunkirk was really like

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‘Hell on Earth’: Last surviving veterans tell what the battle of Dunkirk was really like

- Trapped on a French beach as German warplanes attacked, hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops thought they were doomed. Many were. But in the spring of 1940, the Battle of Dunkirk turned out to be one of the most successful military evacuations in history, as the British Navy and civilian ship rescued 330,000 soldiers. Now, 77 years later, director Christopher Nolan’s is telling their harrowing story of survival — and real-life veterans of the battle are happy to help bring attention to the history-making events
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Jordanian soldier gets life for killing 3 US trainers

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Jordanian soldier gets life for killing 3 US trainers

- Amman (AFP) - A Jordanian court on Monday sentenced a soldier to life imprisonment over the killing of three American military trainers outside an army base last year. The military court in Amman found 39-year-old Maarik al-Tawaiha guilty of shooting the trainers as they waited to enter the King Faisal base at Al-Jafr in southern Jordan on November 4. The charge sheet did not indicate that he had any ties to militant groups
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Blumenthal pushes to fund care for wounded Ukrainian soldiers

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Blumenthal pushes to fund care for wounded Ukrainian soldiers

- NEW HAVEN – Senator Richard Blumenthal is speaking out to help the people of Ukraine. He visited Saint Michael’s Church in New Haven on Sunday, where he discussed his goal to pass legislation that would provide funding for medical assistance to wounded Ukraine soldiers. The proposed legislation is part of this year’s defense bill and would include $500 million for the Ukrainian Security Assistance Initiative
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Jordanian soldier convicted of killing 3 U.S. troops, sentenced to life in prison

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Jordanian soldier convicted of killing 3 U.S. troops, sentenced to life in prison

- AMMAN, JORDAN—A military court convicted a Jordanian soldier Monday of killing three U.S. military trainers at a Jordanian airbase and sentenced him to life in prison with hard labour. The defendant, who had pleaded “not guilty,” has said he opened fire because he feared the base was coming under attack. As he was led out of the courtroom, 1st Sgt. Marik al-Tuwayha said: “I have all the respect for the king, but I was doing my job
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Jordan court to rule Monday in killings of 3 US troops

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Jordan court to rule Monday in killings of 3 US troops

- AMMAN, Jordan — A military court is expected to rule Monday in the murder trial of a Jordanian soldier accused of killing three U.S. military trainers in a shooting spree at a Jordanian air base. The high-profile case had caused some friction between allies Jordan and the United States. Jordan initially suggested the U.S. troops triggered the shooting by disobeying gate procedures, a claim that was disputed by the U
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Hawaii soldier held without bail on terrorism charges

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Hawaii soldier held without bail on terrorism charges

- HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. soldier accused of wanting to commit a mass shooting after pledging loyalty to the Islamic State group believed the moon landing was faked, questioned the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and thought the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were an inside job coordinated by the U.S. government, according to a former Army bunkmate. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang was ordered held without bail in federal court in Honolulu Thursday after a brief detention hearing
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Hawaii soldier held without bail on terrorism charges

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Hawaii soldier held without bail on terrorism charges

- HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. soldier accused of wanting to commit a mass shooting after pledging loyalty to the Islamic State group believed the moon landing was faked, questioned the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and thought the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were an inside job coordinated by the U.S. government, according to a former Army bunkmate. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang was ordered held without bail in federal court in Honolulu Thursday after a brief detention hearing
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Remains of soldier killed in WWII coming home to Duluth

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Remains of soldier killed in WWII coming home to Duluth

- The remains of a Duluth Marine killed in battle during World War II are being returned to Minnesota Friday. Sgt. James Joseph Hubert will be buried with full military honors in his hometown of Duluth Saturday. His whereabouts were unknown for 73 years. Hubert was killed in the 1943 World War II battle of Tarawa. He was buried in an unmarked grave on the small Pacific island
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The Latest: Amid bloodshed, Israel sends troops to West Bank
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on developments in Israel (all times local): Israel's military has sent more troops to the West Bank and placed forces on high alert a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family and Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupted over tensions at the Holy Land's most contested shrine. The father of the 20-year-old Palestinian assailant says Saturday he believes his son was upset over the loss of Palestinian lives and wanted to protect the "honor" of the Jerusalem holy site   Read More ...
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More Israeli troops sent to West Bank, placed on high alert
More Israeli troops sent to West Bank, placed on high alert RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel's military sent more troops to the West Bank and placed forces on high alert Saturday, a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family and Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupted over tensions at the Holy Land's most contested shrine. The father of the 20-year-old Palestinian assailant said he believes his son was upset over the loss of Palestinian lives and wanted to protect the "honor" of the Jerusalem holy site   Read More ...
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More Israeli troops sent to West Bank, placed on high alert
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel's military sent more troops to the West Bank and placed forces on high alert Saturday, a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family and Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupted over tensions at the Holy Land's most contested shrine. The father of the 20-year-old Palestinian assailant said he believes his son was upset over the loss of Palestinian lives and wanted to protect the "honor" of the Jerusalem holy site   Read More ...
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Federal grand jury indicts US soldier on terrorism charges
Federal grand jury indicts US soldier on terrorism charges HONOLULU (AP) — A federal grand jury in Hawaii indicted a U.S. soldier Friday for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State group. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang was arrested by an FBI SWAT team on July 8. Kang was ordered held without bail. Kang will be arraigned in federal court on Monday when he had previously been scheduled for a preliminary hearing   Read More ...
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More Israeli troops sent to West Bank, placed on high alert
More Israeli troops sent to West Bank, placed on high alert RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel’s military sent more troops to the West Bank and placed forces on high alert Saturday, a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family and Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupted over tensions at the Holy Land’s most contested shrine. The father of the 20-year-old Palestinian assailant said he believes his son was upset over the loss of Palestinian lives and wanted to protect the “honor” of the Jerusalem holy site   Read More ...
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U.S. Soldier Indicted on Terrorism Charges for Trying to Help ISIS
U.S. Soldier Indicted on Terrorism Charges for Trying to Help ISIS (HONOLULU) — A federal grand jury in Hawaii indicted a U.S. soldier Friday for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State group. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang was arrested by an FBI SWAT team on July 8. Kang was ordered held without bail. Kang will be arraigned in federal court on Monday when he had previously been scheduled for a preliminary hearing   Read More ...
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U.S. soldier arrested in Hawaii indicted on terrorism charges
U.S. soldier arrested in Hawaii indicted on terrorism charges A federal grand jury in Hawaii indicted a U.S. soldier Friday on suspicion of attempting to provide material support to Islamic State. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang was arrested by an FBI SWAT team on July 8. Kang was ordered held without bail. Kang will be arraigned in federal court Monday, when he had previously been scheduled for a preliminary hearing   Read More ...
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Israeli forces raid home of Palestinian attacker, arrest brother
Israeli forces raid home of Palestinian attacker, arrest brother JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli security forces on Saturday raided the home of the Palestinian attacker who stabbed to death three Israelis and restricted movement for Palestinians from his West Bank village, the military said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said security forces "surveyed the house of the assailant in the village of Khobar, searched for weapons and confiscated money used for terror purposes   Read More ...
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The Latest: Fighting in Afghan province kills 6 soldiers
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on violence in Afghanistan (all times local): A spokesman for the provincial governor says a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents in western Farah province has left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed. The battle Friday occurred after Taliban insurgents stormed a compound of the Afghan National Security Force in Pusht Rod district   Read More ...
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The Latest: Israeli troops raid home of Palestinian attacker
The Latest: Israeli troops raid home of Palestinian attacker JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on developments in Israel (all times local): A relative says Israeli troops have arrested the brother of a 20-year-old Palestinian who stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family. The assailant, identified as Omar al-Abed, 20, had sneaked over the fence of the Israeli settlement of Halamish in the West Bank late Friday and infiltrated the family's home, surprising them during a Sabbath dinner   Read More ...
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The Latest: Fighting in Afghan province kills 6 soldiers
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on violence in Afghanistan (all times local): A spokesman for the provincial governor says a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents in western Farah province has left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed. The battle Friday occurred after Taliban insurgents stormed a compound of the Afghan National Security Force in Pusht Rod district   Read More ...
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