PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Guests aboard a naval refueling ship thought they were going to see some drills and learn more about life as a Canadian sailor on the Pacific. Instead, they got a firsthand view of their loved ones in action as the sailors battled an engine fire. “We didn’t know if [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel is recommending shrinking the Army to its smallest size since the buildup to U.S. involvement in World War II in an effort to balance postwar defense needsArmy, military with budget realities, defense officials said Monday. Hagel is expected to announce that and other recommendations Monday in a [...]
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court acquitted six police officers Saturday on charges of killing 83 protesters during the country’s 2011 uprising, something rights activists say could allow toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak to walk free on similar charges. It’s the last case in a string of acquittals for nearly 100 officers charged in the [...]
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s interim prime minister announced Monday the resignation of his Cabinet, a surprise move that could be designed in part to pave the way for the nation’s military chief to leave his defense minister’s post to run for president. Hazem el-Beblawi’s military-backed government was sworn in on July 16, less than [...]
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The top United Nations aid official in South Sudan is warning of a potential famine if residents aren’t able to plant and harvest crops. Toby Lanzer said Tuesday that following massive fighting that broke out in December, the U.N. is focusing on saving lives, preparing food distribution and “preventing [...]
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian military issues official plane crash toll: 77 killed, 1 survivor. Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.