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Classified US satellite launched from California after delay

A rocket carrying a classified U.S. satellite has blasted off from California.
5 weeks 22 hours ago

Rival Koreas agree to talk on art troupe's visit to Olympics

The rival Koreas have agreed Saturday that their talks next week will address a North Korean art troupe's visit to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the South, rather than the participation of the nation's athletes.
5 weeks 22 hours ago

Marines and Japanese soldiers team up to train across Southern California

On Friday, Jan. 12 commanding generals participated in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton to launch Iron fist 2018, an exercise that builds on longstanding military ties between the US and Japan.
5 weeks 1 day ago

Naval aviator killed in crash celebrated as hero and man who lived a life that mattered

Lt. Steven Combs was piloting a twin-engine Grumman C-2 Greyhound transport aircraft with 11 onboard Nov. 22, 2017, when the plane suffered catastrophic engine failure at low altitude over the Philippine Sea near Okinawa.
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Records: FBI knew Las Vegas gunman had big gun stashes

A U.S. judge in Nevada unsealed the documents showing some of what federal agents learned about Stephen Paddock in the week after the Las Vegas shooting.
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No wedding, no 'Crown': What’s a royal obsessive to do?

Are you a royal desperado, in that binge watching kind of way? The House of Windsor, under that and other grand names, has provided five British monarchs to date, but it took you a quick minute to breeze through the recently released second season of “The Crown” on Netflix. And the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle isn’t until May 19, for heaven’s sake.
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