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BEIRUT — Lebanon's military court has sentenced a Lebanese journalist in absentia to six months in prison for comments critical of the Lebanese army. ...
Navy ship collisions prompt rare criminal charges

WASHINGTON — The Navy's decision to charge five officers with negligent homicide for their involvement in two fatal ship crashes marks a rare legal...
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PHOENIX — Some Border Patrol agents have slashed and emptied the water bottles that a humanitarian aid group leaves at a desert camp for...
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MANSFIELD, Ohio — The Ohio National Guard has named a veteran pilot the first female commander of a Guard air base in the state. ...
Myanmar army enjoys popularity surge amid Rohingya crackdown

BANGKOK — Activist Nyo Tun spent 10 years as a political prisoner locked away by Myanmar's military in the notorious Insein prison, where he...
Navy filing homicide charges against 2 ship commanders

WASHINGTON — Five officers involved in two Navy ship collisions last year that killed a total of 17 sailors are being charged with negligent...
The Latest: Hawaii congresswomen want hearings on alert

HONOLULU — The Latest on the faulty missile warning alert sent over the weekend by Hawaii's emergency management agency (all times local): ...
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DETROIT, Ore. — A $100 million-plus project to improve conditions for endangered fish could mean emptying a lake east of Salem for one or...
The Latest: Man suffered heart attack after missile alert

HONOLULU — The Latest on the faulty missile warning alert sent over the weekend by Hawaii's emergency management agency (all times local): ...
FEMA: Hawaii didn’t need approval to retract missile alert

HONOLULU — The Federal Emergency Management Agency said the state of Hawaii didn't need federal approval to retract a cellphone alert mistakenly sent over...

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