Military and defense

FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, M.D., sits before a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Jackson, who abandoned his nomination to be secretary of Veterans Affairs amid numerous allegations, will not return to the job of President Donald Trump's personal physician but will remain on the White House medical staff, Politico reported Sunday, April 29. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 30, 2018 - 9:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Dr. Ronny Jackson remains assigned to the White House — but it's not addressing reports the Navy rear admiral won't be returning to the job of President Donald Trump's personal physician. Jackson abandoned his nomination to be secretary of Veterans Affairs...
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Members of a Central American family traveling with a caravan of migrants prepare to cross the border and apply for asylum in the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, April 29, 2018. A group of Central Americans who journeyed in a caravan to the U.S. border resolved to turn themselves in and ask for asylum Sunday in a direct challenge to the Trump administration - only to have U.S. immigration officials announce that the San Diego crossing was already at capacity. (AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik)
April 30, 2018 - 9:02 am
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — After traveling through Mexico with great fanfare for a month under the Trump administration's watchful eye, nearly 200 Central American migrants attempting to seek asylum in the United States were stopped in their tracks when border inspectors said that a crossing facility...
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EDS NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT - Victims lie on the ground after the explosions in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 30, 2018. A coordinated double suicide bombing hit central Kabul on Monday morning. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
April 30, 2018 - 8:31 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on violence in Afghanistan (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Romania' defense minister says eight Romanian troops were wounded in an attack in southern Afghanistan after an explosion hit their vehicle in Kandahar province. Mihai Fifor says the eight, from the "...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2004 file photo, South Korean army soldiers remove loudspeakers used for propaganda near the demilitarized zone between South and North Korea, in Paju, South Korea. South Korea says it will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the tense border with North Korea. The announcement came three days after the leaders of the two Koreas agreed to work together to achieve a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula and end hostile acts against each other along their border during their rare summit talks. Seoul’s Defense Ministry said Monday, April 30, 2018, it will pull back dozens of its frontline loudspeakers on Tuesday. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man, File)
April 30, 2018 - 7:11 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the border with North Korea this week, officials said Monday, as the rivals move to follow through with their leaders' summit declaration that produced reconciliation steps without a breakthrough in the...
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Map locates Aleppo and Hama in Syria, near military outposts that missiles targeted; 1c x 2 3/4 inches; 46.5 mm x 69 mm;
April 30, 2018 - 6:52 am
BEIRUT (AP) — A missile attack targeting government outposts in Syria's northern region killed 26 pro-government fighters, mostly Iranians, a Syria war monitoring group said Monday, amid soaring Mideast tensions between regional archenemies Israel and Iran. Iranian media gave conflicting reports...
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Security Council President Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, second from left, walks with other members of a U.N. Security Council team upon arrival at Naypyitaw International Airport in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Monday, April 30, 2018. The U.N. Security Council team probing Myanmar's crisis over its ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority arrived Monday after a visit to Bangladesh, where about 700,000 Rohingya who fled military-led violence live in refugee camps. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)
April 30, 2018 - 6:22 am
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Members of a U.N. Security Council team probing Myanmar's crisis over its ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority arrived in the country's capital on Monday after a visit to Bangladesh, where about 700,000 Rohingya who fled military-led violence live in refugee camps. The U.N...
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Map locates Aleppo and Hama in Syria, near military outposts that missiles targeted; 1c x 2 3/4 inches; 46.5 mm x 69 mm;
April 30, 2018 - 5:18 am
BEIRUT (AP) — A missile attack targeting government outposts in Syria's northern region killed 26 pro-government fighters, mostly Iranians, a Syria war monitoring group said Monday. Iranian media gave conflicting reports about the overnight incident amid speculation it was carried out by...
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Members of a Central American family traveling with a caravan of migrants prepare to cross the border and apply for asylum in the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, April 29, 2018. A group of Central Americans who journeyed in a caravan to the U.S. border resolved to turn themselves in and ask for asylum Sunday in a direct challenge to the Trump administration - only to have U.S. immigration officials announce that the San Diego crossing was already at capacity. (AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik)
April 30, 2018 - 5:16 am
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — After traveling through Mexico with great fanfare for a month under the Trump administration's watchful eye, nearly 200 Central American migrants attempting to seek asylum in the United States were stopped in their tracks when border inspectors said that a crossing facility...
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Map locates Aleppo and Hama in Syria, near military outposts that missiles targeted; 1c x 2 3/4 inches; 46.5 mm x 69 mm;
April 30, 2018 - 4:01 am
BEIRUT (AP) — A missile attack in Syria's northern region has killed 26 pro-government fighters, mostly Iranians, a Syria war monitoring group said Monday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the late Sunday night attack appears to have been carried out by Israel and targeted...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 file photo, a South Korean army soldier stands near the loudspeakers near the border area between South Korea and North Korea in Yeoncheon, South Korea. South Korea on Monday, April 30, 2018, said it will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the tense border with North Korea. The announcement came three days after the leaders of the two Koreas agreed to work together to achieve a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula and end hostile acts against each other along their border during their rare summit talks. (Lim Tae-hoon/Newsis via AP, File)
April 30, 2018 - 3:20 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the border with North Korea this week, officials said Monday, as the rivals move to follow through with their leaders' summit declaration that produced reconciliation steps without a breakthrough in the...
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