Coast Guard News

Golden Globe nominee Margot Robbie on the topical conversations in ’I, Tonya’

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Nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance as figure skater Tonya Harding in “I, Tonya,” Margot Robbie talked to The Times Monday about the movie and the female-driven films of 2017.

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith named to fill Franken seat

Stars & Stripes - 15 min 24 sec ago
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appointed fellow Democrat Lt. Gov. Tina Smith on Wednesday to replace Sen. Al Franken until a special election in November, setting up his long-time and trusted adviser for a potentially bruising 2018 election.

Even after Ala., Bannon’s sticking with plan

Stars & Stripes - 15 min 56 sec ago
Jones’ victory put the Democrats within striking distance of taking back control of the Senate in 2018. If that happens, the Trump presidency is over.

Dems’ possibilities grow with miraculous victory

Stars & Stripes - 17 min 56 sec ago
Alabama voters decided they’d prefer not to perpetuate the stereotype of reactionary, racist Southerners.

Maryland center offers shelter, services to oft-overlooked homeless female veterans

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The nonprofit Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training, or MCVET, funded through the federal government, various organizations and private donations, has offered housing and a range of services for homeless male veterans since its launch in 1993. In 1997, it opened its doors to female veterans, serving as one of a handful of resources in the city.

US announces new assistance to Lebanese military

Stars & Stripes - 38 min 56 sec ago
The new assistance package, including helicopters and other advanced military equipment, was disclosed during a visit by the head of U.S. Central Command Gen. Joseph Votel to Lebanon on Wednesday.

A Christmas journey: sick children – including several from Walter Reed – fly to Santa’s workshop

Stars & Stripes - 40 min 56 sec ago
Call it magic. For a few hours on a snowy Saturday before Christmas, some of the sickest children among us forgot that they were sick.

Former Scott AFB wing commander transferred to a different job on base

Stars & Stripes - 43 min 14 sec ago
A colonel at Scott Air Force Base was transferred to a position in the United States Transportation Command after the commander of the 18th Air Force removed him from his previous post Monday, according to a spokesman for the 18th Air Force.

Louisiana panel mulling opportunities for supporting Gold Star families

Stars & Stripes - 54 min 59 sec ago
Louisiana leaders are looking for ways to enhance how the state honors Gold Star families, the relatives of military members who have died in action.

Rock Hall 2018 class: Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 56 sec ago
Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees.

Russian nuclear plant says it emits leaked nuclear isotope

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 16 min ago
A senior executive at the Russian nuclear processing plant suspected of being behind a spike of radioactivity over Europe this fall admitted Wednesday that the isotope recorded does emerge as part of the plant's production cycle but said its levels are negligible.

Statement by Department of Defense Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White on the Reappointment of Jens Stoltenberg as NATO Secretary General

DoD News Releases - 2 hours 38 min ago
I congratulate Secretary General Stoltenberg on his reappointment and I can think of no one better

Judge bars disgraced former House speaker Dennis Hastert from being alone with children

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 52 min ago
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert must not be left alone with children unless another adult is present who knows that he paid money to conceal that he'd sexually abused teenage boys, a federal judge in Chicago ordered on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press.

Retired military leaders urge Trump to choose words, not action, to deal with North Korea

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 58 min ago
A group of 58 retired American military leaders is making a rare public plea to President Donald Trump, urging him not to take military action against North Korea but to instead pursue a diplomatic resolution to the current standoff.

Analysis: Alabama election result seen as 'miracle' in Europe

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 2 min ago
Roy Moore's defeat on Tuesday evening may have come as a relief to liberal Americans, but in Europe it was taken as a sign that the United States has not totally lost its moral compass.

Democrat Jones wins stunning red-state Alabama Senate upset

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 6 min ago
In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations.

EU Parliament votes against banning key kebab additive

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 11 min ago
The European Parliament narrowly defeated plans to ban an additive that is considered key in industrial meats for the popular doner kebab.

Palestinian president says no role for US in peace process

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 13 min ago
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Arab and Islamic leaders on Wednesday that the United States is no longer fit to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal and should be replaced as mediator by the United Nations, outlining a significant policy shift in response to President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.