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Taiwan reports incursions by four Chinese military planes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Xi’an JH-7 fighter-bombers and two Shaanxi Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ), the Ministry of National De...

Nine Chinese military aircraft enter Taiwan’s ADIZ on day of Cabinet reshuffle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of nine Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on the day the country reshuffled its top military, intelligence an...

WWII researcher: Sea wreck must be plane of US MIA pilot

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A researcher says wreckage on the ocean floor near a Japanese island must be from a fighter-bomber that crashed in 1945 with an American pilot who is still listed as missing in act...

Investigative website says French weapons used in Yemen war

PARIS (AP) — An investigative website claims French weapons have potentially been used by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in Yemen's war. Disclose based its report on an Oc...

Iranian website reports pilot dies after fighter jet crashes

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The website of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard reports that a pilot has died after his Sukhoi-22 jet fighter-bomber crashed in the country's south. The Saturd...

Pentagon chief visits African nation home to key US base

DJIBOUTI (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday visited Djibouti to bolster ties with the tiny and impoverished African country that is home to an important base for U.S. counterterrorism ...

Artist James Rosenquist, a key pop art figure, dies at 83

NEW YORK (AP) — Artist James Rosenquist, a key figure in the pop art movement, has died. He was 83. Rosenquist's wife, Mimi Thompson, told The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/2nr3H1v ...

Fifty-five years after first orbit, Glenn still inspires

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — John Glenn is continuing to inspire 55 years after becoming the first American to orbit Earth. Since Glenn's death on Dec. 8 at the age of 95, untold numbers of...

Versatile F-4 Phantoms making 'final flight' for US military

The last of thousands of F-4 Phantom jets that have been a workhorse for the U.S. military over five decades are being put to pasture to serve as ground targets for strikes by newer aircraft. ...