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Men due to leave Gitmo under Obama seem stuck under Trump

The Trump administration has not released any prisoners and not added any to the list of cleared men who can go home, or to a third country, for resettlement. There were 197 transferred out under his predecessor and more than 500 under President George W. Bush.
11 hours 6 min ago

Navy delivers apology for obscene skywriting

Okanogan Superintendent Richard Johnson requested a written apology for the skywriting in the shape of male genitalia drawn in the sky above Omak and Okanogan. The image was fully visible above the school playgrounds.
11 hours 10 min ago

Window from Super Stallion lands on Okinawa elementary school's sports field

The window hit the ground at about 10:10 a.m. at Futenma Daini Elementary School, which is next to the fence line on the northern side of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. There were 30-40 students on the field for physical education class at the time of the incident.
11 hours 42 min ago

FBI agent removed from Russia probe called Trump an 'idiot'

Peter Strzok, a veteran FBI counterintelligence agent who was also deeply involved in the investigation into Democrat Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, was removed over the summer from Mueller's team.
12 hours 55 min ago

Mistrial in ex-Navy commander's attempted rape trial

A judge declared the mistrial Tuesday after a lone holdout kept jurors from convicting John M. Neuhart with the attempted rape of a junior officer in San Diego.
13 hours 55 min ago

Sold North Korean brides face hard choices in China

Experts estimate that thousands, and perhaps tens of thousands, of North Korean women have been trafficked across the border and sold as brides since a crippling famine in North Korea killed hundreds of thousands of people in the mid-1990s.
14 hours 16 min ago