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June 12, 2017 - 3:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposed budget for the military tops the agenda as the Pentagon's top leaders testify before a congressional panel, but the session is likely to veer into questions about Russia, Qatar's alleged support for terrorism, the Syrian civil war and other thorny...
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Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo, right, and Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, salute during flag-raising rites to celebrate the 119th anniversary of Philippine independence at Manila's Rizal Park Monday June 12, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. President Rodrigo Duterte skipped the ceremony and the traditional Independence Day celebration at the Palace.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
June 12, 2017 - 7:53 am
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Filipinos marked their country's Independence Day by raising the national flag Monday in a southern city where troops pressed assaults to quell a three-week siege by Islamic State group-aligned militants that has left 270 combatants and civilians dead. Many were teary-...
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Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo, right, and Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, salute during flag-raising rites to celebrate the 119th anniversary of Philippine independence at Manila's Rizal Park Monday June 12, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. President Rodrigo Duterte skipped the ceremony and the traditional Independence Day celebration at the Palace.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
June 12, 2017 - 6:40 am
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Filipinos marked the country's Independence Day by raising the national flag Monday in a southern city where troops pressed assaults to quell a three-week siege by Islamic State group-aligned militants that has left 270 combatants and civilians dead. Many were teary-eyed...
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In this photo taken April 19, 2017, Andrew Traver, director of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) speaks during an interview at Marine Corps Base Quantico, in Quantico, Va. In an office at the Marines’ Quantico base outside Washington, about 20 investigators sit elbow to elbow, staring into their computers as images of naked men and women flash across the screens. The objective of all this disturbing sleuth work is to root out the depths of a nude-photo sharing scandal that has rocked the Corps, embarrassed its leaders and spread to other military services. And the sheer weight of the objectionable material is daunting. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 06, 2017 - 2:41 am
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. (AP) — In a cramped office at the Marines' Quantico base outside Washington, about 20 investigators sit elbow to elbow, staring into their computers as images of naked men and women flash across the screens. On the walls are white boards with statistics, crime lists...
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In this photo taken April 19, 2017, Andrew Traver, director of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) speaks during an interview at Marine Corps Base Quantico, in Quantico, Va. In an office at the Marines’ Quantico base outside Washington, about 20 investigators sit elbow to elbow, staring into their computers as images of naked men and women flash across the screens. The objective of all this disturbing sleuth work is to root out the depths of a nude-photo sharing scandal that has rocked the Corps, embarrassed its leaders and spread to other military services. And the sheer weight of the objectionable material is daunting. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 06, 2017 - 2:41 am
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. (AP) — Some 20 investigators are spending their workday scouring the internet for evidence in the photo-sharing scandal that has rocked the Marine Corps. Leaders in the Corps have been embarrassed by revelations that military members have been posting nude photos...
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April 28, 2017 - 9:01 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine marines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander and a notorious kidnapper who had sailed across the sea border into Malaysia to snatch tourists and sailors for ransom, the military chief said Saturday. Military chief Gen. Eduardo Ano told The Associated...
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April 28, 2017 - 8:17 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military chief says marines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander considered to be one of the most notorious kidnappers in the country's south. Military chief Gen. Eduardo Ano tells The Associated Press that Alhabsy Misaya was slain in a clash with...
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Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Glenn Walters speaks during an interview, Friday, April 7, 2017, at the Pentagon. Two male Marines have been demoted and about two dozen other military members are being investigated in connection with the investigation into nude photographs that were shared online, the Marine Corps said Friday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 07, 2017 - 7:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two male Marines have been demoted and about two dozen other military members are being investigated in connection with nude photographs that were shared online, the Marine Corps said Friday. The administrative punishments are the first from the photo scandal that included violent...
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Turkey's Chief of Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar, center, U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford, left, and Russia's Chief of Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov attend a meeting in the Mediterranean coastal city of Antalya, Turkey, Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Turkey's military says the Turkish, U.S. and Russian chiefs of military staff are meeting in southern Turkey to discuss developments in Syria and Iraq. The meeting comes amid renewed Turkish threats to hit U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish targets in the northern Syrian city of Manbij. (Turkish Military, Pool Photo via AP)
March 07, 2017 - 8:53 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The top generals from Turkey, the United States and Russia met Tuesday to discuss tensions in northern Syria, where mutually suspicious forces allied with the three countries are fighting the Islamic State group. The surprise meeting between Turkey's Gen. Hulusi Akar, Marine Corps Gen...
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