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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 22, 2018 - 10:46 am
By LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNS , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The extraordinary resignation letter that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis handed to a surprised President Donald Trump was not just a product of two years of accumulating frustration with an impulsive boss, but an outline of the...
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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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November 24, 2018 - 8:29 am
All contents © copyright 2018 Associated Press. All rights reserved. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. military said Saturday that a service member has been killed in Afghanistan, while in a separate incident two Afghan soldiers died when their helicopter went down. The brief U.S. military...
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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 - 3:47 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A recently defeated Republican congressman is blaming the Democratic House takeover on the late Republican Sen. John McCain's vote against repealing the Affordable Care Act. First-term Minnesota Rep. Jason Lewis argued in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece first published...
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November 10, 2018 - 10:36 am
By RAF CASERT and ANGELA CHARLTON , Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Traveling from across the world to battlefields where their soldiers fell 100 years ago, victors and vanquished alike marked those sacrifices ahead of Sunday's Armistice Day and assessed alliances that have been dramatically redrawn...
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September 03, 2018 - 6:41 am
By SUSAN WALSH , Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Sen. John McCain's final journey ended on a grassy hill at the U.S. Naval Academy within view of the Severn River and earshot of midshipmen present and future, and alongside a lifelong friend. A horse-drawn caisson carrying the senator's...
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September 01, 2018 - 10:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump is tweeting out a series of long-standing grievances as an elite political crowd gathers for Sen. John McCain's memorial service. Trump wasn't invited to the service at Washington National Cathedral, where former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama will...
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September 01, 2018 - 7:45 am
By LAURIE KELLMAN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain is getting a presidential farewell, but not from the actual sitting president. At McCain's request, former Presidents Barack Obama, a Democrat, and George W. Bush, a Republican, are speaking about the six-term senator on Saturday at...
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