Army announces AGR senior NCO promotions for April

The Army on Friday released the names of senior noncommissioned officers in the Active Guard and Reserve who are scheduled for promotion in April.

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More aggressive approach in Somalia favored, AFRICOM chief says

The commander of U.S. Africa Command says he would like to be granted more authority to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia.

Navy SEAL found guilty of sexual harassment, battery

A Navy SEAL has been found guilty of sexual harassment and battery involving a female sailor.

DoD concerned with Chinese investments in US high-tech startups

A report commissioned by the Pentagon was circulated among senior Trump administration officials this week, stating that Beijing has been encouraging Chinese companies to invest in American startups.

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US imposes sanctions on China, North Korea entities, people

The Trump administration announced sanctions Friday on 30 foreign companies and people from 10 countries, including China, and accused the entities of engaging in proliferation activity.

Arab autocrats: Exiled, killed or fighting for survival

Egypt's ousted former President Hosni Mubarak was released Friday after six years in custody but he is not the only autocratic ruler in the Middle East that was caught up in Arab Spring revolts that swept across the region in 2011. Exiled, killed or fighting for survival, here's a look at the fate of other Arab leaders and where they are now.

U.S. official: Syrian Arab and Kurdish fighters facing little resistance at Tabqa dam

A U.S. military spokesman says the Syrian Arab and Kurdish fighters airlifted into combat in northern Syria earlier this week have encountered only light resistance, suggesting that the operation...

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Father of Germanwings co-pilot who crashed in the Alps pushes to clear his son’s name

The father of a German pilot who was found by investigators to have purposely crashed a commercial airliner into the French Alps in 2015 held a news conference Friday in which he sought to cast doubt on the image of his son as a mass murderer.

Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police department

The wounded warrior is now a cop — and he'll be walking the beat on titanium legs. Matias Ferreira, a former U.S. Marine Corps lance corporal who lost his legs below the knee when he stepped on a hidden explosive in Afghanistan in 2011, is joining a suburban New York police department.

Russia: 6 militants, 6 soldiers killed in Chechen firefight

Russian authorities say six suspected militants and six soldiers were killed during a firefight in the volatile North Caucasus region.