Troop deployments

Relatives of victims of a sunken ferry weep as they wait for news at Tigaras port in Lake Toba, North Sumatra, Indonesia Thursday, June 21, 2018. Family members waiting in desperation at a small port on Indonesia's Lake Toba for news of missing relatives performed mass prayers Thursday as the search for more than 190 people unaccounted for after a ferry sinking continued for a fourth day. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
June 21, 2018 - 7:57 am
TIGARAS, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's military chief said Thursday that specialist navy equipment will be deployed to pinpoint a ferry that sank in the crater lake of an ancient supervolcano, offering a glimmer of hope to distraught relatives that the bodies of more than 180 people presumed drowned...
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This photo released by Hawar News, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria, shows the anti-IS U.S. coalition, Maj. General James Jarrard, center, and veteran Middle East diplomat William Roebuck, left, in the town of Manbij, in Aleppo province, Syria, Thursday, June 7, 2018. The US delegation's visit comes days after a delicate U.S-Turkish deal that is expected to see an American-backed Kurdish militia pull out of the area. The sign in Arabic in the background reads, "The Civil Democratic Administration in Manbij." (Hawar News via AP)
June 07, 2018 - 6:14 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — No Turkish troops or allied Syrian fighters will deploy inside the strategic Syrian town of Manbij following a Turkish-U.S. deal that is expected to see the local U.S.-backed Kurdish militia pull out of the area, the head of the local military council said Thursday. The comments by...
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Supporters of opposition lawmaker Nikol Pashinian react standing on top of a vehicle as they protest in Republic Square in Yerevan on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Pashinyan has urged his supporters to block roads, railway stations and airports on Wednesday after the governing Republican Party voted against his election as prime minister. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
May 02, 2018 - 8:17 am
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The opposition leader spearheading weeks of protest in Armenia warned the government Wednesday not to deploy troops and said the country's political crisis can't be solved by force. Nikol Pashinian told The Associated Press that the ruling party effectively was suicidal for...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jerry Brown's posture on sending National Guard troops to the Mexican border Tuesday, April 17, 2018, even as Brown said he was nearing agreement on joining the president's mission and that his troops were "chomping at the bit ready to go." (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
April 19, 2018 - 2:49 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California reached an agreement with the federal government that the state's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers, Gov. Jerry Brown said. The announcement comes after a week of...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jerry Brown's posture on sending National Guard troops to the Mexican border Tuesday, April 17, 2018, even as Brown said he was nearing agreement on joining the president's mission and that his troops were "chomping at the bit ready to go." (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
April 18, 2018 - 11:28 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown said Wednesday he reached an agreement with the federal government that California's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers. The announcement comes after a week of...
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Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya talks with Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Ja'afari, during a Security Council meeting, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 11, 2018 - 7:47 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 2:45 a.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is stressing the need to prevent the situation in Syria from "spiraling out of control." The U.N. chief expressed regret Wednesday that the U.N. Security Council has been unable to...
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April 11, 2018 - 3:55 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has agreed to deploy 400 National Guard troops at President Donald Trump's request, but not all will head to the U.S.-Mexico border and none will enforce federal immigration enforcement. A letter sent Wednesday to the Trump administration by...
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National Guard troops guard the border in Roma, Texas, on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. The deployment of National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border at President Donald Trump's request was underway Tuesday with a gradual ramp-up of troops under orders to help curb the flow of illegal immigration. (Verónica G. Cárdenas via AP)
April 11, 2018 - 1:56 am
ROMA, Texas (AP) — The deployment of National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border at President Donald Trump's request was underway Tuesday with a gradual ramp-up of troops under orders to help curb illegal immigration. The Trump administration also announced that Homeland Security Secretary...
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Arizona National Guard soldiers receive their reporting paperwork prior to deployment to the Mexico border at the Papago Park Military Reservation Monday, April 9, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
April 09, 2018 - 6:28 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the deployment of National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says his state will commit at least 1,000 National Guard troops to the Mexico border in response to President Donald Trump's call. The Republican...
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FILE - This April 2, 2017, file photo made with a drone, shows the U.S. Mexico border fence as it cuts through the two downtowns of Nogales. National guard contingents in U.S. states that border Mexico say they are waiting for guidance from Washington to determine what they will do following President Donald Trump's proclamation directing deployment to fight illegal immigration and drug smuggling. The National Guard in Texas said in a statement Thursday, April 5, 2018, said the deployment is in "very early planning stages." (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff, File)
April 05, 2018 - 6:54 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's order for the National Guard to deploy to the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says he'll never deploy National Guard troops "based simply on the whim of the President's morning Twitter habit." Bullock,...
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