Armed forces

December 13, 2018 - 7:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Marines from Camp Lejeune, N.C., were preparing for their upcoming deployment to the Middle East, they faced an unusual challenge: the beach they needed to train on had been washed away by Hurricane Florence. Using bulldozers and other equipment, they moved enough sand to...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2017, file photo, Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., leaves the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington. Inhofe, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, quickly unloaded newly acquired Raytheon stock following a report that the purchase was made after he urged President Donald Trump to boost defense spending by billions of dollars. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, file)
December 13, 2018 - 4:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee quickly unloaded newly acquired Raytheon stock following a report that the purchase was made after he urged President Donald Trump to boost defense spending by billions of dollars. The Daily Beast first reported that a financial...
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December 13, 2018 - 4:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Marine Corps leaders say it will cost around $3.6 billion to repair the extensive damage to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina from Hurricane Florence. The September storm caused massive flooding, coastal erosion and destroyed hundreds of buildings at the most important Marine...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2017, file photo, Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., leaves the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington. Inhofe, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, quickly unloaded newly acquired Raytheon stock following a report that the purchase was made after he urged President Donald Trump to boost defense spending by billions of dollars. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, file)
December 13, 2018 - 4:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee quickly unloaded newly acquired Raytheon stock following a report that the purchase was made after he urged President Donald Trump to boost defense spending by billions of dollars. The Daily Beast first reported that a financial...
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In this image from video, smoke envelopes a building as emergency services attend an early-morning fire in Congo's capital Kinshasa, Thursday Dec. 13, 2018, which is reported to have destroyed thousands of voting machines just 10-days before the upcoming presidential election. Officials said Thursday, the blaze appeared to be criminal in nature but vowed that it would not disrupt the Dec. 23, vote. (AP Photo)
December 13, 2018 - 2:58 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — An early-morning fire in Congo's capital destroyed nearly 80 percent of the capital city's voting machines just 10 days before the presidential election, officials said Thursday, saying the blaze appeared to be criminal but vowing that it would not disrupt the vote. Congo's...
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In this image from video, smoke envelopes a building as emergency services attend an early-morning fire in Congo's capital Kinshasa, Thursday Dec. 13, 2018, which is reported to have destroyed thousands of voting machines just 10-days before the upcoming presidential election. Officials said Thursday, the blaze appeared to be criminal in nature but vowed that it would not disrupt the Dec. 23, vote. (AP Photo)
December 13, 2018 - 10:36 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — An early-morning fire in Congo's capital destroyed nearly 80 percent of the capital city's voting machines just 10 days before the presidential election, officials said Thursday, saying the blaze appeared to be criminal but vowing that it would not disrupt the vote. Congo's...
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December 13, 2018 - 9:43 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — An early-morning fire in Congo's capital destroyed nearly 80 percent of the capital city's voting machines just 10 days before the presidential election, officials said Thursday, saying the blaze appeared to be criminal in nature but vowing that it would not disrupt the vote...
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December 13, 2018 - 9:27 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — An early-morning fire in Congo's capital destroyed thousands of voting machines just 10 days before the presidential election, officials said Thursday, saying the blaze appeared to be criminal in nature but vowing that it would not disrupt the vote. Congo's first use of...
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December 13, 2018 - 3:07 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — An early-morning fire in Congo's capital destroyed thousands of voting machines just 10 days before the presidential election, officials said Thursday, saying the blaze appeared to be criminal in nature but vowing that it would not disrupt the vote. Congo's first use of...
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Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, seated left, signs an order withdrawing federal protections for countless waterways and wetlands, as Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Rickey "RD" James, seated right, looks on, at EPA headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Looking on behind are Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Ross, R-Kansas, left, and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, second from right. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
December 12, 2018 - 12:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration proposed withdrawing federal protections for countless waterways and wetlands across the country Tuesday, making good on President Donald Trump's campaign pledge to weaken landmark Obama-era water rules long opposed by some developers, farmers and oil, gas...
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