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US Rep. Rob Wittman to helm Navy plan for larger fleet

Nearly 10 years ago, U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman launched his career in Congress by being the calm voice in a tough room.
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States in US West mark 75th anniversary of internment order

States in the American West are marking the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt that forced 120,000 Japanese immigrants and Japanese-Americans into internment camps.
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Casting Oscar: Foundry creates each statuette as work of art

Every Oscar fist-pumped or tearfully cradled by Academy Award winners is first cast, buffed and fussed over at a foundry far from Hollywood.
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Turkish diplomat calls for more US special operations forces in anti-Islamic State fight

The Pentagon also is considering a recommendation that conventional ground forces be sent to Syria as part of a package of options to be presented this month to President Donald Trump to accelerate operations against the Islamic State group.
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Trio will try to keep unbeaten divisional streaks alive

Undefeated frontrunners Stuttgart, Black Forest Academy and Sigonella headline the fields for the DODEA-Europe girls basketball championship tournament, set for Wednesday through Saturday at sites around Wiesbaden, Germany.
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Defending champs facing tough title defenses

Defending champions Ramstein, Rota and Brussels face formidable challengers this week in the DODEA-Europe boys basketball championship tournament, running Wednesday through Saturday at sites around Wiesbaden, Germany.
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