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Hawaii News Now
Obama announces new steps to curb gun violenceSecurity departments said they expect to complete the work of identifying the s
Obama announces new steps to curb gun violence
Hawaii News Now / Posted 8 hours ago
Security departments said they expect to complete the work of identifying the smart-gun requirements by October. The Defense Department will continue to help manufacturers test smart firearms under real-world conditions at the U.S. Army... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
U.S. carrier barred from entering Hong Kong portmission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur i
U.S. carrier barred from entering Hong Kong port
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 13 hours ago
mission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur in January, which was described by the U.S. Defense Department as intended to challenge “excessive maritime claims that restrict the rights and freedoms of the United... Read more
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NBC News
China Denies Hong Kong Visit Request by U.S. Carrier Group: Pentagon— China has denied a request for a U.S. carrier strike group led by the USS Joh
China Denies Hong Kong Visit Request by U.S. Carrier Group: Pentagon
NBC News / Posted 14 hours ago
— China has denied a request for a U.S. carrier strike group led by the USS John C. Stennis to visit to Hong Kong, the U.S. Defense Department said on Friday, amid heightened tensions over China's territorial claims in the South China Sea. A... Read more
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Air Force Times
The new military retirement system has major flaw, financial experts warna senior enlisted service member in the E-7 pay grade could expect retirement b
The new military retirement system has major flaw, financial experts warn
Air Force Times / Posted 16 hours ago
a senior enlisted service member in the E-7 pay grade could expect retirement benefits worth $201,282. By contrast, the Defense Department suggested that same E-7 could expect $1.1 million in "lifetime retirement income." The difference hinged... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
China denies Hong Kong visit request by US nuke-powered aircraft carrierChina has denied a request for a US carrier strike group led by the USS John C
China denies Hong Kong visit request by US nuke-powered aircraft carrier
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 hours ago
China has denied a request for a US carrier strike group led by the USS John C Stennis to visit Hong Kong, the US defense department said on Friday, amid heightened tensions over China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea. A Pentagon... Read more
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The Star
China denies request for Hong Kong visit by U.S. carrier group - State Department- China has denied a request for a U.S. carrier strike group led by the USS Joh
China denies request for Hong Kong visit by U.S. carrier group - State Department
The Star / Posted 18 hours ago
- China has denied a request for a U.S. carrier strike group led by the USS John C. Stennis to visit to Hong Kong, the U.S. Defense Department said on Friday, amid heightened tensions over China's territorial claims in the South China Sea. A... Read more
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The Washington Times
Wayne Simmons, accused fraudster, says he has proof of CIA worklacked the funds to hire an attorney. If the government charges are correct, i
Wayne Simmons, accused fraudster, says he has proof of CIA work
The Washington Times / Posted 20 hours ago
lacked the funds to hire an attorney. If the government charges are correct, it raises the questions: How did he receive a Defense Department security clearance if he fabricated his resume? And what did Mr. Simmons really do from 1973 to 2000? •... Read more
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Perth Now
US Afghan hospital hit 'incomprehensible'gunship that carried out the attack confused the MSF clinic with a Taliban posi
US Afghan hospital hit 'incomprehensible'
Perth Now / Posted 22 hours ago
gunship that carried out the attack confused the MSF clinic with a Taliban position about 400 metres away, according to the Defense Department report. The bombardment continued despite frantic telephone calls from MSF personnel to US military... Read more
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Sky News Australia
US hospital bombing 'incomprehensible'gunship that carried out the attack confused the MSF clinic with a Taliban posi
US hospital bombing 'incomprehensible'
Sky News Australia / Posted 22 hours ago
gunship that carried out the attack confused the MSF clinic with a Taliban position about 400 metres away, according to the Defense Department report. The bombardment continued despite frantic telephone calls from MSF personnel to US military... Read more
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Adelaide Now
US Afghan hospital hit 'incomprehensible'gunship that carried out the attack confused the MSF clinic with a Taliban posi
US Afghan hospital hit 'incomprehensible'
Adelaide Now / Posted 22 hours ago
gunship that carried out the attack confused the MSF clinic with a Taliban position about 400 metres away, according to the Defense Department report. The bombardment continued despite frantic telephone calls from MSF personnel to US military... Read more
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Herald Sun
US Afghan hospital hit 'incomprehensible'gunship that carried out the attack confused the MSF clinic with a Taliban posi
US Afghan hospital hit 'incomprehensible'
Herald Sun / Posted 23 hours ago
gunship that carried out the attack confused the MSF clinic with a Taliban position about 400 metres away, according to the Defense Department report. The bombardment continued despite frantic telephone calls from MSF personnel to US military... Read more
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The Courier Mail
US Afghan hospital hit 'incomprehensible'gunship that carried out the attack confused the MSF clinic with a Taliban posi
US Afghan hospital hit 'incomprehensible'
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
gunship that carried out the attack confused the MSF clinic with a Taliban position about 400 metres away, according to the Defense Department report. The bombardment continued despite frantic telephone calls from MSF personnel to US military... Read more
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News.com.au
US Afghan hospital hit 'incomprehensible'gunship that carried out the attack confused the MSF clinic with a Taliban posi
US Afghan hospital hit 'incomprehensible'
News.com.au / Posted 23 hours ago
gunship that carried out the attack confused the MSF clinic with a Taliban position about 400 metres away, according to the Defense Department report. The bombardment continued despite frantic telephone calls from MSF personnel to US military... Read more
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23h
KCEN-TV
Russian War Plane Flies in 'Unsafe' Manner Near U.S. Aircraftflew within 25 feet of the RC-135's fuselage, conducting a barrel roll over the
Russian War Plane Flies in 'Unsafe' Manner Near U.S. Aircraft
KCEN-TV / Posted 23 hours ago
flew within 25 feet of the RC-135's fuselage, conducting a barrel roll over the U.S. plane. Lt. Col Michelle Baldanza, a Defense Department Spokesperson said that, "on April 29, 2016, a U.S. Air Force RC-135 aircraft flying a routine route in... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Pentagon official criticizes Benghazi panel information requeststhe 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks has launched a “crescendo” of new demands for
Pentagon official criticizes Benghazi panel information requests
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks has launched a “crescendo” of new demands for interviews and other information that the Defense Department considers unnecessary. Committee staff have threatened to subpoena some service members because the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Stennis port visit to Hong Kong canceledstrike group, including the USS John C. Stennis and accompanying vessels, to Ho
Stennis port visit to Hong Kong canceled
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
strike group, including the USS John C. Stennis and accompanying vessels, to Hong Kong was denied," Cmdr. Bill Urban, Defense Department spokesman, said in an email Friday. Urban referred further questions to the Chinese government. Calls... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obama announces new steps to curb gun violenceSecurity departments said they expect to complete the work of identifying the s
Obama announces new steps to curb gun violence
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Security departments said they expect to complete the work of identifying the smart-gun requirements by October. The Defense Department will continue to help manufacturers test smart firearms under real-world conditions at the U.S. Army... Read more
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Orange County Register
Pentagon says mistakes led to hospital attack in Afghanistanand procedural failures, led to the devastating attack on a Doctors Without Bor
Pentagon says mistakes led to hospital attack in Afghanistan
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
and procedural failures, led to the devastating attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan last year, the Defense Department announced Friday, and 16 U.S. military personnel, including a general officer, have been punished for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China denies Hong Kong visit request by US carrier group: PentagonChina has denied a request for a U.S. carrier strike group led by the USS John
China denies Hong Kong visit request by US carrier group: Pentagon
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
China has denied a request for a U.S. carrier strike group led by the USS John C. Stennis to visit to Hong Kong, the U.S. Defense Department said on Friday, amid heightened tensions over China's territorial claims in the South China Sea. A... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Obama announces new steps to curb gun violenceSecurity departments said they expect to complete the work of identifying the s
Obama announces new steps to curb gun violence
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
Security departments said they expect to complete the work of identifying the smart-gun requirements by October. The Defense Department will continue to help manufacturers test smart firearms under real-world conditions at the U.S. Army... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force planeof a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in interna
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force plane
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in international airspace above the Baltic Sea, the Defense Department said. More From KTVZ.COM The Russian SU-27 approached alongside within 25 feet of the U.S. aircraft and... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force planeof a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in interna
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force plane
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in international airspace above the Baltic Sea, the Defense Department said. The Russian SU-27 approached alongside within 25 feet of the U.S. aircraft and then flew inverted... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force planeof a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in interna
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force plane
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in international airspace above the Baltic Sea, the Defense Department said. The Russian SU-27 approached alongside within 25 feet of the U.S. aircraft and then flew inverted... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force planeof a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in interna
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force plane
KTUU Anchorage / Posted yesterday
of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in international airspace above the Baltic Sea, the Defense Department said. The Russian SU-27 approached alongside within 25 feet of the U.S. aircraft and then flew inverted... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force planeof a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in interna
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force plane
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in international airspace above the Baltic Sea, the Defense Department said. The Russian SU-27 approached alongside within 25 feet of the U.S. aircraft and then flew inverted... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force planeof a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in interna
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force plane
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in international airspace above the Baltic Sea, the Defense Department said. The Russian SU-27 approached alongside within 25 feet of the U.S. aircraft and then flew inverted... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force planeof a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in interna
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force plane
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in international airspace above the Baltic Sea, the Defense Department said. The Russian SU-27 approached alongside within 25 feet of the U.S. aircraft and then flew inverted... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force planeof a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in interna
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force plane
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in international airspace above the Baltic Sea, the Defense Department said. The Russian SU-27 approached alongside within 25 feet of the U.S. aircraft and then flew inverted... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force planeof a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in interna
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force plane
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in international airspace above the Baltic Sea, the Defense Department said. The Russian SU-27 approached alongside within 25 feet of the U.S. aircraft and then flew inverted... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force planeof a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in interna
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force plane
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in international airspace above the Baltic Sea, the Defense Department said. The Russian SU-27 approached alongside within 25 feet of the U.S. aircraft and then flew inverted... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force planeof a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in interna
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force plane
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted yesterday
of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in international airspace above the Baltic Sea, the Defense Department said. The Russian SU-27 approached alongside within 25 feet of the U.S. aircraft and then flew inverted... Read more
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Air Force Times
Tobacco prices going way up in DoD stores — you'll pay the same as civiliansTobacco users will see sharp price increases in military stores in some states
Tobacco prices going way up in DoD stores — you'll pay the same as civilians
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
Tobacco users will see sharp price increases in military stores in some states under a new Defense Department policy being implemented in a further effort to crush tobacco use. An initial analysis by Military Times shows the new policy could mean an... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force planeof a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in interna
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force plane
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in international airspace above the Baltic Sea, the Defense Department said. The Russian SU-27 approached alongside within 25 feet of the U.S. aircraft and then flew inverted... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force planeof a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in interna
Russians 'barrel roll' over another US Air Force plane
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted yesterday
of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in international airspace above the Baltic Sea, the Defense Department said. The Russian SU-27 approached alongside within 25 feet of the U.S. aircraft and then flew inverted... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Pentagon says deadly Kunduz bombing not a war crimeaffected by the attack. Those injured in the attack and families of the decease
Pentagon says deadly Kunduz bombing not a war crime
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
affected by the attack. Those injured in the attack and families of the deceased received payments of $3,000 and families of those killed received $6,000. The Defense Department will allocate $5.7 million to build a new hospital in the sa... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Will 'John From Iowa' Be The Benghazi Witness To Finally Sink Hillary?an effort to unnecessarily prolong the investigation rather than extract useful
Will 'John From Iowa' Be The Benghazi Witness To Finally Sink Hillary?
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
an effort to unnecessarily prolong the investigation rather than extract useful facts, according to a top official at the Defense Department. Assistant Secretary of Defense Stephen Hedger expressed the department’s frustrations in a letter to... Read more
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My EastText
China denies US aircraft carrier port visitmission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur i
China denies US aircraft carrier port visit
My EastText / Posted yesterday
mission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur in January, which was described by the U.S. Defense Department as intended to challenge "excessive maritime claims that restrict the rights and freedoms of the United... Read more
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Boston Globe
Coming to a theater near you: sequels, spinoffs, and remakesMcBride. Somewhere Ralph Bakshi is smiling. WAR DOGS Jonah Hill as an arms dea
Coming to a theater near you: sequels, spinoffs, and remakes
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
McBride. Somewhere Ralph Bakshi is smiling. WAR DOGS Jonah Hill as an arms dealer — Miles Teller, too — on contract to the Defense Department to supply the Afghan government? That’s the premise of this comedy. What’s even weirder? It’s based on a... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
China denies US aircraft carrier port visitmission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur i
China denies US aircraft carrier port visit
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted yesterday
mission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur in January, which was described by the U.S. Defense Department as intended to challenge "excessive maritime claims that restrict the rights and freedoms of the United... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
China denies US aircraft carrier port visitmission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur i
China denies US aircraft carrier port visit
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted yesterday
mission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur in January, which was described by the U.S. Defense Department as intended to challenge "excessive maritime claims that restrict the rights and freedoms of the United... Read more
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Swissinfo
China denies Hong Kong visit request by U.S. carrier group - Pentagon- China has denied a request for a U.S. carrier strike group led by the USS Joh
China denies Hong Kong visit request by U.S. carrier group - Pentagon
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
- China has denied a request for a U.S. carrier strike group led by the USS John C. Stennis to visit to Hong Kong, the U.S. Defense Department said on Friday, amid heightened tensions over China's territorial claims in the South China Sea. A... Read more
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KCEN-TV
JSO officer fired, charged with battery after striking inmatewould be required to register for the military draft under a House committee bi
JSO officer fired, charged with battery after striking inmate
KCEN-TV / Posted yesterday
would be required to register for the military draft under a House committee bill that comes just months after the Defense Department lifted all gender-based restrictions on front-line combat units. Women would be required to register for... Read more
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KCEN-TV
6 Suspects Arrested in Online Solicitation of a Minor Stingwould be required to register for the military draft under a House committee bi
6 Suspects Arrested in Online Solicitation of a Minor Sting
KCEN-TV / Posted yesterday
would be required to register for the military draft under a House committee bill that comes just months after the Defense Department lifted all gender-based restrictions on front-line combat units. Women would be required to register for... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
China denies US aircraft carrier port visitmission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur i
China denies US aircraft carrier port visit
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
mission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur in January, which was described by the U.S. Defense Department as intended to challenge "excessive maritime claims that restrict the rights and freedoms of the United... Read more
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KECI Missoula
China denies US aircraft carrier port visitmission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur i
China denies US aircraft carrier port visit
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
mission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur in January, which was described by the U.S. Defense Department as intended to challenge "excessive maritime claims that restrict the rights and freedoms of the United... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
China denies US aircraft carrier port visitmission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur i
China denies US aircraft carrier port visit
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted yesterday
mission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur in January, which was described by the U.S. Defense Department as intended to challenge "excessive maritime claims that restrict the rights and freedoms of the United... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
China denies US aircraft carrier port visitmission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur i
China denies US aircraft carrier port visit
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
mission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur in January, which was described by the U.S. Defense Department as intended to challenge "excessive maritime claims that restrict the rights and freedoms of the United... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
China denies US aircraft carrier port visitmission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur i
China denies US aircraft carrier port visit
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
mission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur in January, which was described by the U.S. Defense Department as intended to challenge "excessive maritime claims that restrict the rights and freedoms of the United... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
China denies US aircraft carrier port visitmission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur i
China denies US aircraft carrier port visit
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
mission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur in January, which was described by the U.S. Defense Department as intended to challenge "excessive maritime claims that restrict the rights and freedoms of the United... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
China denies US aircraft carrier port visitmission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur i
China denies US aircraft carrier port visit
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
mission. One example includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur in January, which was described by the U.S. Defense Department as intended to challenge "excessive maritime claims that restrict the rights and freedoms of the United... Read more
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