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Jeff Katz
August 05, 2019 - 2:37 pm
Amid the tragedies in Dayton and El Paso, what the media has not talked about much was the man who rushed into the Walmart in El Paso to defend and protect children when the shooting began. Glen Oakley was in a Foot Locker in the Cielo Vista shopping center when he heard the shots in the Walmart...
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August 05, 2019 - 2:24 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Massive explosions at a Russian military ammunition depot in Siberia injured at least eight people and prompted the evacuation of thousands Monday. Russia's Defense Ministry said a fire triggered the explosions at a storage facility for gunpowder charges near the city of Achinsk in...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., left, gives challenge coins to U.S. Army Maj. Ian Brown, right, and other military service members to thank them for their service. (Julio Obscura/Office of the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi via AP)
(Julio Obscura/Office of the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi via AP)
February 27, 2019 - 1:48 pm
By JULIE WATSON and JENNIFER McDERMOTT , Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lindsey Muller served in the Army as a man for nearly a decade before telling her commanders in 2014 that she identified as a woman and would resign because military policy barred transgender personnel. Her superiors, citing...
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February 04, 2019 - 12:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Sunday it will send 3,750 more troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to put up another 150 miles of concertina wire and provide other support for Customs and Border Protection. The additions will bring the total number of active-duty troops on the border to 4,350. The...
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(AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
December 29, 2018 - 10:33 am
By HOPE YEN and JENNIFER McDERMOTT , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It had been months since retired Lt. Cmdr. Michele Fitzpatrick paid attention to news coverage. She was turned off by President Donald Trump's tweetstorms and attacks on critics such as the late Republican Sen. John McCain, a...
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December 21, 2018 - 8:50 am
by Zeke Miller & Lolita Baldor WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned Thursday after clashing with President Donald Trump over the abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria and after two years of deep disagreements over America's role in the world. Mattis, perhaps the most...
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December 20, 2018 - 1:14 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is urging President Donald Trump to abandon his plan to withdraw U.S. troops from the war in Syria. Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Bob Menendez of New Jersey and Jack Reed of Rhode Island say they have growing support for a resolution urging the...
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December 19, 2018 - 11:43 am
By CATHERINE LUCE, LOLITA BALDOR and SUSANNAH GEORGE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will withdraw all of the approximately 2,000 American troops in Syria, according to a U.S. official, as the White House declared victory Wednesday in the mission to defeat Islamic State...
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December 11, 2018 - 3:16 pm
By MATTHEW DALY and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Bickering in public with Democratic leaders, President Donald Trump threatened repeatedly on Tuesday to shut down the government if Congress doesn't provide the money he says is needed to build a wall at the Mexican border...
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(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
December 04, 2018 - 2:53 pm
By CALVIN WOODWARD, LAURIE KELLMAN and ASHRAF KHALIL , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Soldiers, people in wheelchairs and long lines of other Americans filed through the hushed Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday to view George H.W. Bush's casket and remember a president whose legacy included military...
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