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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, left, walks with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to a lunch with President Donald Trump and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 05, 2017 - 10:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army's chief of staff says Congress is committing professional malpractice by failing to pass a defense spending bill for the current fiscal year. Gen. Mark Milley and the chiefs of the other military services are testifying Wednesday before the House Armed Services Committee...
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Supporters of former President Park Geun-hye hold national flags during a rally at downtown Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 1, 2017. Thousands of supporters of arrested former President Park gather in South Korea's capital on Saturday to call for her release. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
April 01, 2017 - 3:13 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Waving the national flag, the U.S. stars and stripes and shouting military-style slogans, tens of thousands of supporters of arrested former South Korean President Park Geun-hye rallied Saturday for her to be released from detention on corruption allegations. Park was...
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Supporters of former President Park Geun-hye hold national flags during a rally at downtown Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 1, 2017. Thousands of supporters of arrested former President Park gather in South Korea's capital on Saturday to call for her release. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
April 01, 2017 - 3:07 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Waving the national flag, the U.S. stars and stripes and shouting military-style slogans, tens of thousands of supporters of arrested former South Korean President Park Geun-hye rallied Saturday for her to be released from detention on corruption allegations. Park was...
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March 31, 2017 - 9:33 am
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful car bomb exploded near a minority Shiite Muslim place of worship in the northwest town of Parachinar on Friday, killing at least 24 people and wounding over 70 others, officials said. Mushtaq Ghani, a spokesman for the provincial government, said the attack took...
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March 30, 2017 - 1:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee for Air Force secretary came under scrutiny Thursday as Democrats questioned her work as a defense industry consultant and a conversation she had a decade ago with a federal prosecutor during a corruption probe. During her confirmation hearing...
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March 30, 2017 - 11:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to be Air Force secretary is facing criticism from Senate Democrats over her work as a defense industry consultant and her contact a decade ago with a federal prosecutor during a corruption probe. Heather Wilson, a former member of Congress from...
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Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, and the committee's Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va. meet with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, to discuss the committee's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 29, 2017 - 7:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pledging cooperation, the top Republican and Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee said Wednesday they would steer clear of politics in their panel's probe of Russian interference in last year's election. They made a point of putting themselves at arm's length from the...
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March 28, 2017 - 4:57 am
LONDON (AP) — A British court has shortened the sentence of a Royal Marine convicted of killing a wounded Taliban fighter in Afghanistan. Sgt. Alexander Blackman was convicted of murder and sentenced to a minimum of 10 years by a military court in 2013 for the September 2011 killing in Helmand...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2017 file photo, Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks at the White House in Washington. The White House is instructing Cabinet heads and agency officials not to elaborate on President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts beyond what was in the relatively brief submission, a move Democrats decried as a gag order. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
March 21, 2017 - 1:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is instructing Cabinet heads and agency officials not to elaborate on President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts beyond what was in a relatively brief submission, a move Democrats decried as a gag order. Budget Director Mick Mulvaney wrote in a memo late last...
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In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, Ibrahim Suleiman Adnan Harun is shown. Harun, an admitted al-Qaida fighter, has been convicted in New York on Thursday, March 16, 2017, of federal terrorism charges for participating in a fierce firefight in Afghanistan that left two U.S. servicemen dead. (U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York via AP)
March 16, 2017 - 6:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An admitted al-Qaida fighter was convicted on Thursday of federal terrorism charges for participating in a fierce firefight in Afghanistan that left two U.S. servicemen dead. A jury in federal court in Brooklyn deliberated for about two hours Thursday before convicting Ibrahim...
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