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The autopsy report found the baby's death was caused by a lethal amount of an over-the-counter antihistamine in her bloodstream — roughly double the amount that has proven fatal in other infant deaths.


Commandant praised by advocates for examining longer Marine parental leave

The new Marine commandant’s pledge to significantly expand parental leave has buoyed advocates for military families, who say they hope that policies allowing for more caregiving time will spread beyond the Marine Corps.


Turkey hints at pulling access to Incirlik and Kurecik if US acts over Russian weapons purchase

If Washington slaps sanctions on Turkey over its acquisition of a Russian air defense system, U.S. use of two strategically vital bases could be at risk, the country’s foreign minister suggested.


Navy cop convicted of raping child after Super Bowl party

A Navy police officer was sentenced to 39 years in prison after his conviction Friday of seven child sex crimes involving an acquaintance’s 6- and 8-year-old children.



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Episode 15: Exploring the murky, mysterious world of Russian military contracting

This week we're looking at a private Russian paramilitary force that is a global threat, even though it isn’t formally recognized by its government.

We also delve into how Russian contractors are influencing policies, affecting trade and even shaping the politics of central African nations.

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Drones watch every US ship in the Gulf, Iran navy chief claims

Iran's top naval commander said there was "an immense archive of the day to day and even moment to moment movements of American forces, whether in the Persian Gulf or Oman sea."


Trump’s comments about Afghanistan prompt dismay, calls for clarification in Kabul

The Afghan government has called for clarification of remarks made by President Donald Trump that he could end the war in Afghanistan in a matter of days by wiping the country “off the face of the earth,” although he would not do so.


South Korean jets fire multiple warning shots after Russian aircraft breaches airspace

South Korean fighter jets fired some 360 warning shots after a Russian military aircraft violated airspace twice Tuesday off the peninsula’s east coast in an unprecedented breach, defense officials said.


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USDA rule could affect food stamp eligibility for 3 million

The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed tightening automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program, a change that could affect about 3.1 million people.


Kosovo prime minister who resigned heads to war crimes court

The former prime minister of Kosovo left Tuesday for The Hague to be questioned by a special court investigating suspected war crimes by members of the separatist Kosovo Liberation Army two decades ago.


Iraqi forces clear farmland near Baghdad of ISIS militants

Iraqi security forces were sweeping villages and farmland north of Baghdad on Tuesday as part of an operation aimed at clearing remnants of Islamic State from around the capital.


He once attacked Tripoli; now this militia leader defends it

Ten months ago, Salah Badi was the curse of Libya's capital. Today, Badi is one of Tripoli's defenders. He fights for the very U.N.-installed government he tried to oust. That government, in turn, is backed by some of the Western powers that imposed sanctions on him.


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USDA rule could affect food stamp eligibility for 3 million

The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed tightening automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program, a change that could affect about 3.1 million people.


Kosovo prime minister who resigned heads to war crimes court

The former prime minister of Kosovo left Tuesday for The Hague to be questioned by a special court investigating suspected war crimes by members of the separatist Kosovo Liberation Army two decades ago.


Iraqi forces clear farmland near Baghdad of ISIS militants

Iraqi security forces were sweeping villages and farmland north of Baghdad on Tuesday as part of an operation aimed at clearing remnants of Islamic State from around the capital.


He once attacked Tripoli; now this militia leader defends it

Ten months ago, Salah Badi was the curse of Libya's capital. Today, Badi is one of Tripoli's defenders. He fights for the very U.N.-installed government he tried to oust. That government, in turn, is backed by some of the Western powers that imposed sanctions on him.




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Navy cop convicted of raping child after Super Bowl party

A Navy police officer was sentenced to 39 years in prison after his conviction Friday of seven child sex crimes involving an acquaintance’s 6- and 8-year-old children.


Army lets slip that it's conducting secret operation around Washington

The Pentagon has revealed a few details about a secret Army mission that has Black Hawk helicopters flying missions over the Washington, D.C., area backed by active-duty and reserve soldiers.


Air Force Rescue Coordination Center plays major role in search-and-rescue missions

The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) coordinates with other agencies that have appropriate equipment and capabilities to make sure stranded people are helped and steps in when state agencies or anyone else has exhausted all other search-and-rescue capabilities.


Commandant praised by advocates for examining longer Marine parental leave

The new Marine commandant’s pledge to significantly expand parental leave has buoyed advocates for military families, who say they hope that policies allowing for more caregiving time will spread beyond the Marine Corps.


Pence praises Coast Guard drug seizure efforts and criticizes immigration system during San Diego visit

In a speech aboard the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Munro ported at Naval Air Station North Island, Vice President Mike Pence told members of the Coast Guard that their work was pivotal to saving American lives.


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Navy cop convicted of raping child after Super Bowl party

A Navy police officer was sentenced to 39 years in prison after his conviction Friday of seven child sex crimes involving an acquaintance’s 6- and 8-year-old children.


Army lets slip that it's conducting secret operation around Washington

The Pentagon has revealed a few details about a secret Army mission that has Black Hawk helicopters flying missions over the Washington, D.C., area backed by active-duty and reserve soldiers.


Air Force Rescue Coordination Center plays major role in search-and-rescue missions

The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) coordinates with other agencies that have appropriate equipment and capabilities to make sure stranded people are helped and steps in when state agencies or anyone else has exhausted all other search-and-rescue capabilities.


Commandant praised by advocates for examining longer Marine parental leave

The new Marine commandant’s pledge to significantly expand parental leave has buoyed advocates for military families, who say they hope that policies allowing for more caregiving time will spread beyond the Marine Corps.


Pence praises Coast Guard drug seizure efforts and criticizes immigration system during San Diego visit

In a speech aboard the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Munro ported at Naval Air Station North Island, Vice President Mike Pence told members of the Coast Guard that their work was pivotal to saving American lives.



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Collegiate summer league baseball team pays tribute to U.S. Military All-Stars

NWI Oilmen outfielder Tommy Farrell helped bring in some of the Indiana Fallen Soldiers signs, which covered the grounds outside Oil City Stadium. When he looked down at the picture on the first sign he brought in, he knew it wasn’t going to be an ordinary baseball game Monday night.


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Collegiate summer league baseball team pays tribute to U.S. Military All-Stars

NWI Oilmen outfielder Tommy Farrell helped bring in some of the Indiana Fallen Soldiers signs, which covered the grounds outside Oil City Stadium. When he looked down at the picture on the first sign he brought in, he knew it wasn’t going to be an ordinary baseball game Monday night.