Military legal affairs

Zakaria al-Jawadah, right, the father of Mohammed Mohammed al-Jawawdeh, a 17-year-old Jordanian, who was killed on Sunday evening by an Israeli security guard who said he was attacked by him with a screwdriver, holds back his tears at a funeral tent in Amman, Jordan, Monday, July 24, 2017. The deadly shooting, that killed two Jordanians at a residential building used by Israeli embassy staff in Jordan, has further complicated Israeli government efforts to find a way out of an escalating crisis over the Holy Land's most contested shrine. (AP Photo/Raad Adeleh)
July 24, 2017 - 6:41 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A deadly shooting at Israel's Embassy in Jordan further complicated Israeli government efforts on Monday to find a way out of an escalating crisis over a major Jerusalem shrine, including mass Muslim prayer protests and Israeli-Palestinian violence. The shooting, in which an...
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Zakaria al-Jawadah, right, the father of Mohammed Mohammed al-Jawawdeh, a 17-year-old Jordanian, who was killed on Sunday evening by an Israeli security guard who said he was attacked by him with a screwdriver, holds back his tears at a funeral tent in Amman, Jordan, Monday, July 24, 2017. The deadly shooting, that killed two Jordanians at a residential building used by Israeli embassy staff in Jordan, has further complicated Israeli government efforts to find a way out of an escalating crisis over the Holy Land's most contested shrine. (AP Photo/Raad Adeleh)
July 24, 2017 - 6:37 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A deadly shooting at Israel's Embassy in Jordan further complicated Israeli government efforts on Monday to find a way out of an escalating crisis over Jerusalem's most contested shrine, including mass Muslim prayer protests and Israeli-Palestinian violence. The shooting, in which...
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A military court convenes in the case of a Jordanian soldier accused of shooting to death three U.S. military trainers at the gate of an air base, in Amman, Jordan, Monday. July 17, 2017. The defendant had pleaded "not guilty," saying he opened fire because he feared the base was coming under attack. He was sentenced Monday to life in prison with hard labor. (AP Photo/Omar Akour)
July 17, 2017 - 5:31 am
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A military court convicted a Jordanian soldier Monday of killing three U.S. military trainers at a Jordanian air base and sentenced him to life in prison with hard labor. The defendant, who had pleaded "not guilty," has said he opened fire because he feared the base was coming...
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In this photo provided by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Rinat Akhmetshin is photographed at the Newseum in Washington, June 13, 2016 after a documentary screening. Rep. Adam Schiff, ranking member on the Senate Intelligence Committee says reports that a second Russian person was in a meeting with Donald Trump Jr. last summer "adds another deeply disturbing fact about this secret meeting." Akhmetshin confirmed his participation to The Associated Press on Friday, July 14, 2017. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty via AP)
July 15, 2017 - 10:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russian-American lobbyist who attended a meeting at Trump Tower last year is a former military officer who has attracted congressional scrutiny over his political activities and has been shadowed by allegations of connections to Russian intelligence that he denies. Rinat...
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In this Monday, July 10, 2017 photo, Clifford Kang, father of soldier Ikaika E. Kang, poses with photo of his son in Kailua, Hawaii. Ikaika E. Kang, an active-duty U.S. soldier, was arrested over the weekend on terrorism charges that accuse him of pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group and saying he wanted to "kill a bunch of people." (Bruce Asato/The Star-Advertiser via AP)
July 11, 2017 - 9:08 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. soldier who was recently arrested on terrorism charges expressed support for the Islamic State group as early as 2011, but remained in the Army for years while the military and the FBI investigated to determine whether he posed a threat, authorities said. Sgt. 1st Class...
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Red evidence tape covers part of the door leading to the condo where Ikaika Kang, a sergeant first class in the U.S. Army, lives in Waipahu, Hawaii, Monday, July 10, 2017. Kang is being held on terrorism charges after the FBI claims he tried to get secret military documents to the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
July 10, 2017 - 11:11 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — An active duty soldier based in Hawaii pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State group, helped purchase a drone for it to use against American forces and said he wanted to use his rifle to "kill a bunch of people," according to an FBI affidavit. Ikaika Kang, a sergeant first class...
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Paul Delacourt, the FBI special agent in charge of the Hawaii bureau, right, speaks at a news conference as Acting United States Attorney Elliot Enoki, left, listens outside federal court in Honolulu, Monday, July 10, 2017. An active duty soldier based in Hawaii pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State group, helped purchase a drone for it to use against American forces and said he wanted to use his rifle to "kill a bunch of people," according to an FBI affidavit. Ikaika Kang, a sergeant first class in the U.S. Army, made an initial appearance Monday in federal court in Honolulu. He was arrested Saturday on terrorism charges. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
July 10, 2017 - 10:52 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — An active duty soldier based in Hawaii pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State group, helped purchase a drone for it to use against American forces and said he wanted to use his rifle to "kill a bunch of people," according to an FBI affidavit. Ikaika Kang, a sergeant first class...
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Birney Bervar, center, addresses reporters outside the federal courthouse in Honolulu on Monday, July 10, 2017. Bervar was appointed the attorney for Ikaika Kang, a 34-year-old active duty soldier who has been accused of trying to aid the Islamic State. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
July 10, 2017 - 10:32 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a Hawaii-based soldier being arrested on terrorism charges (all times local): 5 p.m. The defense attorney for a U.S. soldier arrested on terrorism charges says it appears his client may suffer from service-related mental health issues of which the government was aware...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2006 file photo, reviewed by a U.S. Department of Defense official, U.S. military guards walk within Camp Delta military-run prison, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is visiting Guantanamo Bay on Friday in a show of support for the prison he has called a "perfectly acceptable" place to detain new terrorism suspects, as opposed to holding them in the U.S. and having his own Justice Department try them in civilian courts. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
July 07, 2017 - 10:02 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A U.S. military judge on Friday put pretrial hearings in the Sept. 11 terrorism case at Guantanamo Bay on an indefinite hold amid a dispute with officials over the way he travels to the remote courtroom. Army Col. James Pohl says that as a judge he must be kept separate from...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2006 file photo, reviewed by a U.S. Department of Defense official, U.S. military guards walk within Camp Delta military-run prison, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is visiting Guantanamo Bay on Friday in a show of support for the prison he has called a "perfectly acceptable" place to detain new terrorism suspects, as opposed to holding them in the U.S. and having his own Justice Department try them in civilian courts. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
July 07, 2017 - 9:56 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A U.S. military judge on Friday put pretrial hearings in the Sept. 11 terrorism case at Guantanamo Bay on an indefinite hold amid a dispute with officials over the way he travels to the remote courtroom. Army Col. James Pohl says that as a judge he must be kept separate from...
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