Navy warship sunk by German sub in WWII finally located

CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine (AP) — A private dive team has located the last U.S. Navy warship to be sunk by a German submarine in World War II, just a few miles (kilometers) off the coast of Maine. ...

Warship shows Japan's determination to expand military role

SUBIC, Philippines (AP) — One of Japan's largest warships, the helicopter carrier Izumo, is returning home from Subic port in the Philippines following a powerful show of Tokyo's determination to expa...

Japanese helicopter carrier makes port visit in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –An escort flotilla of Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) made a port visit in Subic Bay in the Philippines this week to strengthen ties between the two count...

Late Hawaii senator's widow christens warship bearing name

BATH, Maine (AP) — A Hawaii delegation brought a tropical flair to a state known for cold weather as a Navy destroyer bearing the name of the late Sen. Daniel Inouye was christened Saturday at Bath Ir...

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Today in History Today is Monday, June 17, the 168th day of 2019. There are 197 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 17, 1...

US says Iran took mine off tanker; Iran denies involvement

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military on Friday released a video it said shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near th...

32 Filipinos rescued from 2 stricken tankers, crew of Taiwan-bound ship in Iran

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 32 Filipino sailors are reportedly safe after the two tankers they were aboard were struck by explosive devices at noon on Thursday (June 13), with the crew of one s...

Tankers struck near Strait of Hormuz; US blames Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. blamed Iran for suspected attacks on two oil tankers Thursday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, denouncing what it called a campaign of “esca...

Tankers targeted near Strait of Hormuz amid Iran-US tensions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, leaving one ablaze and the other adrift and forcing sailors to eva...

Taiwanese tanker hit by 'torpedo' in Gulf of Oman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An oil tanker chartered by Taiwan’s state oil refiner CPC Corp was set ablaze after being "hit by a torpedo" around noon today (June 13), according to a senior ...

US, Russia blame each other for near-collision of warships in Philippine Sea

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Russia accused each other of unsafe actions on Friday after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destroyer came within 165 feet (50 meters) of each oth...

US Navy says Russian warship nearly collided with US cruiser

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. Navy has accused a Russian warship of unsafe and unprofessional actions after it came within 100 feet (30 meters) of an American guided-missile cruiser in the Philippine Sea. ...

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep Prayuth PM

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Parliament convened Wednesday for a vote that is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister five years after he seized power in a military coup. P...

D-Day veterans look forward to Channel crossing

DOVER, England (AP) — It took but a few moments for retired Rear Adm. John Roberts to get back into the swing of military life as he arrived Sunday at the English Channel port of Dover to board a ship...

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late Sen. John McC...