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Amid pandemic, grants keep Army veteran's business afloat

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Nicole Walcott’s lip started to quiver as she turned her misty gaze away from a reporter’s question. “I don’t want to cry on camera,” the 33-year-old said when asked why she’...

Afghan officials say 34 killed in separate suicide bombings

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials said Sunday at least 34 people were killed in two separate suicide bombings that targeted a military base and a provincial chief. In easte...

Afghanistan: Car bomb kills dozens of people in Ghazni province

At least 26 people died when a suicide car bomber struck an army base in the Afghan province of Ghazni on Sunday. "We have received 26 bodies and 17 wounded so far. All of them are security pers...

Fighters positive about the Covid Card in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jamel Herring had fever, aches and chills for three days before taking a turn for the better. Mikaela Mayer felt nothing, except regret that she wasn’t given a second COVID-19 test to...

As soldiers deploy amid pandemic, they fight 2 battles

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Edward Brown has always found a way to deal with his husband's military deployments in the past, but the most recent one felt different. Instead of an endless parade of family ...

Official: Suicide bomber in eastern Afghanistan kills 5

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber using a stolen military Humvee targeted an intelligence service base in eastern Afghanistan early Monday, killing at least five personnel, a provincial offic...

Thai mass shooter killed after overnight standoff at mall

A soldier who killed at least 21 people and injured 42 others was fatally shot inside a mall in northeastern Thailand on Sunday, officials said, 16 hours after he went on a rampage that started on a m...

21 dead, 31 injured in Thai mass shooting, gunman hides in mall

A gunman described as a soldier angry over a financial dispute killed two people and then went on a far bloodier rampage Saturday in northeastern Thailand, shooting as he drove to a busy mall where sh...

Hummer is making a comeback, but this time it's electric

DETROIT (AP) — The Hummer, once a gas-guzzling target for environmentalists, is making a comeback. But this time around it won't burn fuel or spew greenhouse gases. General Motors an...

Taiwan defense minister presents helicopters and Humvees to Paraguay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Defense Minister Yen De-fa (嚴德發) recently visited Paraguay to present Taiwan’s only ally in South America with helicopter and Humvees, the Ministry of National Defen...

Afghan official: Taliban suicide blast hits police, kills 3

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says at least three police officers were killed when a Taliban suicide bomber targeted a district police headquarters in eastern Ghazni province. ...

Witness: Navy SEAL called dead prisoner an 'ISIS dirtbag'

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A decorated Navy SEAL suddenly plunged a knife into the neck of a wounded young Islamic State prisoner, killing him, and later scoffed that he was "just an ISIS dirtbag," former comra...

Taliban attacks kill 23 members of Afghan security forces

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say two Taliban attacks targeted Afghan security checkpoints in the country's west and east, killing at least 23 members of the security forces. ...

Afghan official: Taliban explosion kills 2 police, civilian

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in eastern Ghazni province has killed two members of the security forces and a civilian passer-by. The...

Afghan officials: Taliban launch complex attack on police

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have stormed a police headquarters in the capital of northern Baghlan province and that a gun battle is still taking place inside. ...