'Choppy waters' await Navy as virus strikes aircraft carrier

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy, the military service hit hardest by the coronavirus, scrambled Friday to contain its first at-sea outbreak, with at least two dozen infected aboard the USS Theodore Rooseve...

Virus takes toll on US military as it tries to aid civilians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus is taking a growing toll on the U.S. military, and commanders and senior officials are bracing for worse. From nuclear missile fields at home to war zones abroad, fro...

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Taiwan's indigenous submarine project enters rough waters amid coronavirus restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spilled over into the global financial market, the real economy and, surprisingly, Taiwan's indigenous diesel submarine (IDS) p...

Friends, family remember victims of brewery shooting

A Packers fan and avid fisherman. A Navy veteran who worked on submarines. A grandpa of two who always waved to his neighbors. A father of two small kids. An electrician who played in the golf league ...

Clive Cussler, million-selling adventure writer, dies at 88

NEW YORK (AP) — Clive Cussler, the million-selling adventure writer and real-life thrill-seeker who wove personal details and spectacular fantasies into his page-turning novels about underwater explor...

China to buy 1.4 million body armor units for war with Taiwan, US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus spreads across the globe, Communist China on Saturday (Feb. 23) announced that it is purchasing 1.4 million body armor units for war with Taiwan a...

French admiral: Warplanes mostly gathering info on IS group

LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — The Islamic State group remains active in Syria and Iraq despite major territorial losses, necessitating French air support for troops mainly in Iraq, the commander of a French...

Estonia starts building 100-million-euro data center

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — An Estonian tech company has kicked off construction of the Baltic states' largest commercial data center, an estimated 100-million-euro ($108-million) project aimed at large f...

Pentagon chief visits nuke base to highlight weapon spending

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper used his first-ever visit to a nuclear missile field in frigid North Dakota to tout the Trump administration's multibillion-dollar plan f...

US Air Force sends anti-submarine aircraft from Okinawa to S. Taiwan and back

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A P-3C anti-submarine aircraft of the United States Air Force flew from Okinawa, approached southern Taiwan, and returned on Thursday (Feb. 13), just one day after three o...

Russia voices concern over new US nuclear weapon

MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat raised concern Wednesday about the United States deploying a new submarine-launched nuclear weapon, saying the move signaled Washington's belief that it could w...

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. DEMOCRATS LAY A BIG CAUCUS EGG The Iowa Democratic Party says that results ...

US adds 'low yield' nuclear weapon to its submarine arsenal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military has deployed a new addition to its nuclear arsenal — a long-range missile armed with a nuclear warhead of reduced destructive power. The so-called low-yield missile...

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