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Three officers charged in US Navy bribery scandal

The US Justice Department has charged three current and former Navy officers for their roles in a big bribery and fraud case. Retired Navy Captain Michael Brooks, 57, Commander Bobby Pitts, 47, and Lieutenant Commander Gentry Debord, 47, were charged on Wednesday, the department announced on Friday. The charges were ...

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US forces in Okinawa under curfew after rape, murder

US forces stationed in Japan’s Okinawa island will be put under a month-long curfew following the rape and murder of a Japanese woman by a former US marine, officials said. Lawrence Nicholson, the head of US forces in Okinawa, said on Monday that a night-time curfew and some other liberty ...

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US suspends export of cluster bombs to Saudi: Officials

The United States has reportedly suspended the transfer of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia amid growing concerns that the kingdom has used the weapons in its bombing campaign in Yemen, a report says. The move follows rising criticism by members of Congress of Washington’s support for its ally in the year-long ...

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Clashes erupt at Trump rally in San Diego, dozen arrested

Protesters and supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump have clashed in San Diego, California outside the venue of a rally by the real-estate magnate. Over 1,000 anti-Trump protesters gathered on Friday outside the San Diego Convention Center, where the presumptive GOP nominee was giving a speech to his supporters. ...

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No drug can kill this superbug

US health officials have announced the detection of a new strain of bacteria that resists all medications and could spell doom for antibiotics. The infection has been found in a Pennsylvania woman and has shown immunity even to colistin, the most powerful antibiotic yet. Health authorities sounded the alarm on ...

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US house bans govt. purchase of Iran heavy water

The US House of Representatives has voted to bar the American government from purchasing heavy water from Iran in the future. On Wednesday, 251 lawmakers voted for the bill which prohibits US tax dollars from being used to buy Iranian heavy water. The news comes a couple of weeks after ...

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NYC concert shooting claims life, injuries

At least one person has been killed and three others are injured in a shooting at a concert hall in New York City. The Wednesday night incident reportedly took place during a music performance at Irving Plaza in Union Square. Shots were fired at the concert venue where a 34-year-old ...

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Schumer’s 9/11 bill loophole to lock Saudis truth: Analyst

New York Senator Charles Schumer has poisoned an anti-Saudi Arabia draft bill to protect Israeli interests and prevent the Persian Gulf Kingdom from telling the truth about the 2001 attacks, says an author and political commentator. Last week, the US Senate passed legislation that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to take ...

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US seeks death penalty for Charleston church shooter

The US Justice Department is seeking the death penalty for a white man accused of fatally shooting nine African American churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina last year. Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday they would seek capital punishment due to the “nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm.” “Following the ...

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Anti-Trump protest turns violent in New Mexico

Protests outside a Donald Trump’s rally in New Mexico have turned violent as the presumptive Republican nominee is projected to clinch another victory at the Washington state primary. The protesters on Tuesday night lit fires, smashed a door and threw rocks outside Albuquerque’s convention center with police ushering the demonstrators ...

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