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Search area expands for Army helicopter missing off Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday it was now searching up to 50 miles (80 kilometers) off Hawaii for five soldiers missing after their Black Hawk helicopter crashed during nighttime training. Swift and dynamic currents prompted...

 

Senior officer on damaged ship to be relieved of command

WASHINGTON (AP) — The captain of a Navy warship that lost seven sailors in a collision with a commercial container ship in June will be relieved of command and nearly a dozen others face punishment, the Navy's second-ranking admiral said Thursday....

 

US helping clear 'historic' amount of explosives in Mosul

BAGHDAD (AP) — The wires protruding from the small, misshapen stuffed animal revealed the deadly booby-trap tucked inside. For the people of Mosul, the sophisticated bomb was a reminder of how difficult it will be to return to homes littered with h...

 

Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's diplomatic and defense chiefs sought Thursday to reinforce the threat of possible U.S. military action against North Korea after President Donald Trump's top strategist essentially called the commander-in-chief's warning...

 

Trump studying options for new approach to Afghan war

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is "studying and considering his options" for a new approach to Afghanistan and the broader South Asia region, the White House said Friday after the president huddled with his top national security aides at...

 

Pentagon chief to visit Ukraine amid tensions with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will visit Ukraine next week to reassure government leaders that the U.S. does not accept Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region. The visit comes as the Trump administration...

 

The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Like all North Korean adults, Song Un Pyol wears the faces of leader Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather pinned neatly to her left lapel, above her heart. But on her right glitters a diamond-and-gold brooch. Song is w...

 

5 missing after Army helicopter goes down, items found

Honolulu (AP) — A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii on Wednesday for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. The UH-60 Black Hawk went missing when another Army helicopter training w...

 

Korean leaders, US open door to diplomacy in nuclear crisis

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's military on Tuesday presented leader Kim Jong Un with plans to launch missiles into waters near Guam and "wring the windpipes of the Yankees," even as both Koreas and the United States signaled their...

 

Simone Askew is first black woman to lead West Point cadets

West Point, N.Y. (AP) — Simone Askew marched into history Monday as the first black woman to lead the Long Gray Line at the U.S. Military Academy. After an early-morning 12-mile march back to the gray stone academic complex with 1,200 new cadets... Full story

 

Trump says he's open to military intervention in Venezuela

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has said he wouldn't rule out military action against Venezuela in response to the country's descent into political chaos following President Nicolas Maduro's power grab. Venezuela's government responded by...

 

North Korea still mastering how to deliver a nuke to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence officials are pretty sure North Korea can put a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental missile that could reach the United States. But experts aren't convinced the bomb could make it all that way intact. They...

 

US officials says confrontation with North Korea not imminent

Washington (AP) — Senior U.S. national security officials said Sunday that a military confrontation with North Korea's is not imminent, but they cautioned that the possibility of war is greater than it was a decade ago. CIA Director Mike Pompeo...

 

Trump threatens NKorea with 'trouble,' escalating tensions

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Not backing down, President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong Un's government on Thursday to "get their act together" or face extraordinary trouble, and suggested his earlier threat to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea was t...

 

The Latest: UN leader 'troubled' by rhetoric on North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times EDT): 5 p.m. The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is "troubled" by the escalating rhetoric from all sides in the North Korea nuclear dispute....

 

Frustrated with Trump, McCain promotes his own Afghan plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rebuke of President Donald Trump, Republican Sen. John McCain declared Thursday that "America is adrift in Afghanistan" as he promoted a war strategy that would expand the U.S. counterterrorism effort and provide greater...

 

Canadian diplomat in Cuba also suffered hearing loss

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Canadian government said Thursday that at least one Canadian diplomat in Cuba also has been treated for hearing loss following disclosures that a group of American diplomats in Havana suffered severe hearing loss that U.S. off...

 

EU slaps sanctions on additional North Korean nationals

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says it has slapped sanctions on nine North Koreans and four entities including the state-owned Foreign Trade Bank, in addition to those already on its sanctions list. In a statement Thursday, it says the asset...

 

Guam's residents concerned but have faith in US military

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The tiny U.S. territory of Guam feels a strong sense of patriotism and confidence in the American military, which has an enormous presence on the Pacific island. But residents are increasingly worried over Washington's...

 

Q&A: What does the US military do on the island of Guam?

HONOLULU (AP) — The small U.S. territory of Guam has become a focal point after North Korea's army threatened to use ballistic missiles to create an "enveloping fire" around the island. The exclamation came after President Donald Trump warned...

 

Why North Korea has no interest in talking to the South

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — With liberals back in charge in South Korea, Seoul is making peace offerings to its archrivals, but the North isn't biting. South Korean President Moon Jae-in believes the best way to solve the North Korean nuclear crisis...

 

War college holds conference about women, peace and security

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — An annual conference is being held at the U.S. Naval War College to discuss empowering women in conflict prevention and peace. The fifth-annual Women, Peace and Security Conference is taking place at the college's campus in...

 

APNewsBreak: Beyond bluster, US, NKorea in regular contact

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyond the bluster, the Trump administration has been quietly engaged in back channel diplomacy with North Korea for several months, addressing Americans imprisoned in the communist country and deteriorating relations between the...

 

Trump: NKorea 'will regret it fast' if acts against US ally

BEDMINSTER, New Jersey (AP) — President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "will regret it fast" if he continues his threats to U.S. territories and allies, in another warning that the U.S. is willing to act swiftly against the nucle...

 

What does North Korea really want? Its playbook offers clues

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Threatening to fire a volley of missiles toward a major U.S. military hub — and the home to 160,000 American civilians — may seem like a pretty bad move for a country that is seriously outgunned and has an awful lot...

 

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