Army looks for new ways to address misbehaving generals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling with an embarrassing series of misconduct and behavior problems among senior officers, the Army is putting together new mental health, counseling and career management pro...

Army looks for new ways to address misbehaving generals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling with an embarrassing series of misconduct and behavior problems among senior officers, the Army is putting together new mental health, counseling and career management pro...

North Korea's H-bomb threat comes with potential risks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Would exploding a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific, as North Korea has threatened, push the current war of words between the U.S. and North Korea closer to actual war? ...

AP Interview: NATO chief welcomes Trump's new approach

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — NATO's secretary-general welcomed President Donald Trump's new strategy for the 16-year Afghan war and said the U.S. leader's insistence that NATO members increase their defense ...

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ROHINGYA-WIPED OFF THE MAP — For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, the minority ethnic group is, quite literally, being wiped off t...

Japan deploys missile interceptor near recent flight path

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is moving a mobile missile-defense system on the northern island of Hokkaido to a base near recent North Korean missile flyover routes. Defense Minister Itsunori O...

The Latest: Senate approves $700 billion defense policy bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate's passage of the defense policy bill for the 2018 budget years (all times local): 6:50 p.m. The Senate has approved a def...

Mattis: No need yet to shoot down NKorean missiles

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has seen no need to shoot down North Korean missiles test-fired in Japan's direction, but a future missile launch that threatens U.S. or Japanese territory will "elicit a di...

Israel and US open first American military base in Israel

BISLACH AIR BASE, Israel (AP) — Israel and the U.S. have inaugurated the first American military base on Israeli soil. The base's opening Monday comes as Israel faces a slew of regio...

Senate poised to pass $700 billion defense policy bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to pass a defense policy bill that pumps $700 billion into the Pentagon budget, expands U.S. missile defenses in response to North Korea's growing hostility and ...

Turkey shrugs off worries over Russian defense system

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed concerns within NATO over his country's decision to purchase Russian-made missile defense systems. Erdogan ...

Turkish leader says deposit made on Russian defense system

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish newspaper is quoting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying that both Ankara and Moscow are committed to Turkey's purchase of S-400 missile defense systems from Russi...

McCain to North Korea: Aggression will lead to 'extinction'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain says the U.S. needs to step up actions against North Korea and send a message to leader Kim Jong Un that aggressive acts will lead to his country's destruction. ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. IRMA'S DEADLY RAMPAGE THROUGH FRENCH CARIBBEAN ...

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MYANMAR-ATTACKS — Myanmar security officials took journalists to a still-smoldering Rohingya village where officials say members of the Muslim minority set fire to their own homes and vehicles. Sent 6...