Military and defense

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May 23, 2017 - 10:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 (all times local): 10:40 p.m. President Donald Trump's $4.1 trillion budget plan is drawing rebukes, even from some Republican allies, for its politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net...
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In this Monday, May 22, 2017 photo, South Korean army's K-55 self-propelled howitzer fires during the annual exercise in Paju, near the border with North Korea, South Korea. South Korea's military said Tuesday, May 23, 2017, it fired warning shots at an unidentified object flying south from rival North Korea. (Lim Byung-shick/Yonhap via AP)
May 23, 2017 - 10:28 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military said an unidentified object that flew across the border from rival North Korea and prompted the South to respond with warning shots on Tuesday was probably a balloon carrying Pyongyang's propaganda leaflets. An official from the Defense Ministry said...
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May 23, 2017 - 9:44 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Officials of Hines Veterans Administration Hospital outside Chicago said Tuesday they have solved the problem of cockroaches in food preparation areas and on serving trays handed to patients. In a report released by the Department of Veteran Affair's inspector general's office,...
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Sheriff's Deputies keep watch on fans as they enter Quicken Loans Arena for Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals between the Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Cleveland. Security was at a heightened at the game fans after Monday’s suicide bombing that killed over a dozen people at a Manchester, England, arena (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
May 23, 2017 - 9:12 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 2:10 a.m. As officials hunted for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain's prime minister warned another attack could be "imminent," thousands of people poured into the streets...
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New York Yankees outfielders Aaron Hicks (31), Jacoby Ellsbury,(22) stand at attention as the British National Anthem is played prior to a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium in New York, Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in memory of victims of the Manchester, England bombing. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
May 23, 2017 - 7:27 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 12:25 a.m. At Yankee Stadium, "God Save the Queen" was played along with "The Star-Spangled Banner" before New York hosted the Kansas City Royals. "OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS TO THE...
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Former CIA Director John Brennan is sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, prior to testifying before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 23, 2017 - 7:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election and was so concerned about Russian contacts with people involved in Donald Trump's campaign that he convened top counterintelligence...
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Flower tributes at St Ann's square, Manchester, England Tuesday May 23, 2017. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande show that left more than 20 people dead as young concertgoers fled, some still wearing the American pop star's trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
May 23, 2017 - 1:25 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Rome will turn off the lights of the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and city hall to honor the victims of the Manchester bomb attack. Italian Culture Minister Dario...
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Flower tributes at St Ann's square, Manchester, England Tuesday May 23, 2017. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande show that left more than 20 people dead as young concertgoers fled, some still wearing the American pop star's trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
May 23, 2017 - 12:33 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The chiefs of Italy's police and intelligence forces, along with a British security official, have met to review anti-terrorism measures in light of the Manchester bomb...
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Former CIA Director John Brennan is sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, prior to testifying before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 23, 2017 - 12:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan said Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential campaign, telling the Russians that continued meddling would backfire and prevent any warming of relations after the election. The former CIA chief...
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Flower tributes at St Ann's square, Manchester, England Tuesday May 23, 2017. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande show that left more than 20 people dead as young concertgoers fled, some still wearing the American pop star's trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
May 23, 2017 - 11:05 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 4 p.m. Britain's queen has marked a moment of silence to honor the victims of the Manchester suicide bombing. Accompanied by her husband Prince Philip, her son Prince Charles and...
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