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November 20, 2018 - 1:04 pm
By ROBERT BURNS , AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not killing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner. Trump took verbal shots at retired Adm. William...
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November 12, 2018 - 3:29 pm
By ANDREW DALTON and DAVE ZELIO , Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died...
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October 12, 2018 - 12:21 pm
By MARTHA MENDOZA AND GARANCE BURKE , Associated Press - Over the course of 12 months, the U.S. Army discharged more than 500 immigrant enlistees who were recruited across the globe for their language or medical skills and promised a fast track to citizenship in exchange for their service, The...
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August 27, 2018 - 5:33 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - President Trump is extending multiple courtesies to the family of Senator and Navy Veteran John McCain, including ordering flags to fly at half-staff. Below are two statements released by the White House for the President: Despite our differences on policy and politics, I...
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August 16, 2018 - 3:23 pm
By LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump would cost about $92 million — more than three times the maximum initial estimate. The official — who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss plans...
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August 09, 2018 - 2:07 pm
By LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with growing competition and threats from Russia and China, the White House on Thursday said it will create the U.S. Space Force as a sixth, separate military service by 2020. Vice President Mike Pence told a Pentagon audience that the...
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July 06, 2018 - 12:22 pm
By MARTHA MENDOZA and GARANCE BURKE , Associated Press SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Some immigrant U.S. Army reservists and recruits who enlisted in the military with a promised path to citizenship are being abruptly discharged, the Associated Press has learned. The AP was unable to quantify how many men and...
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June 29, 2018 - 2:38 pm
By ROBERT BURNS , AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's request for the Pentagon to house migrants detained at the U.S. southern border and even help prosecute them is prompting concern about strains to the military. Some call it an inappropriate mission. "We...
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June 18, 2018 - 5:08 pm
By MARCIA DUNN , AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Vowing to reclaim U.S. leadership in space, President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space. Trump...
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June 14, 2018 - 5:20 pm
By ROBERT BURNS , AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to suspend major U.S. military exercises in South Korea could weaken allied defenses, depending on the length and scope of the hiatus. But the potential for diplomatic damage seems even greater. The...
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