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Pentagon Could Receive $10B More Than Requested Amid Infrastructure Fight

3 days ago   |   Newsweek

Senator John Tester said the proposed spending increase "strengthens our military" in the face of adversaries like China.
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Democrats unveil doomed funding bills ahead of December shutdown cliff

Democrats unveil doomed funding bills ahead of December shutdown cliff

4 days ago   |   Politico

Congress hits the next shutdown deadline in six weeks, and another funding punt is already fated unless Democrats stop shunning the edgy debate over boosting military...
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Pentagon offers unspecified ‘condolence payments' for 7 Afghan children & aid worker murdered in botched drone strike

Pentagon offers unspecified ‘condolence payments' for 7 Afghan children & aid worker murdered in botched drone strike

6 days ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

The US military is offering “condolence payments” to a family in Afghanistan after a badly planned drone strike killed 10 civilians, including seven children, in the country's...
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US says it will pay the family of the 10 Afghans killed in a failed drone strike and help them relocate to US

6 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

In this Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 file photo, the Ahmadi family pray at the cemetery next to family graves of family members killed by a US drone strike, in Kabul, Afghanistan. AP...
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US vows to pay relatives of Afghans killed in drone strike

6 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Defense Department said Friday that it is committed to offering condolence payments to relatives of the 10 people who were killed in an errant U.S. drone...
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John Bolton blames Trump for Covid-19 deaths, laments Afghanistan withdrawal & wants regime change in Iran in RT interview

John Bolton blames Trump for Covid-19 deaths, laments Afghanistan withdrawal & wants regime change in Iran in RT interview

7 days ago   |   RT

Withdrawing from Afghanistan was bad, sanctions are good, regime change in Iran is the only way, and Donald Trump is to blame for US Covid-19 deaths, his former advisor John...
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Suicide Killed More Soldiers Than Covid in Last 2 Years

7 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

More soldiers died from suicide in the second quarter of this year than died from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, a new Pentagon report shows.
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Air Force general is second woman to lead a top US command

7 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Air Force Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost on Friday became only the second woman to lead one of the Pentagon's 11 so-called combatant commands, the multi-service...
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More US soldiers killed themselves in few months than died from Covid-19 since start of pandemic, Pentagon reveals

More US soldiers killed themselves in few months than died from Covid-19 since start of pandemic, Pentagon reveals

9 days ago   |   RT

More members of the US military have died from suicide in just the second quarter of this year than of the coronavirus over the course of the pandemic, according to a...
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Pentagon unsure if hundreds of thousands of civilian employees are vaccinated as deadline approaches

Pentagon unsure if hundreds of thousands of civilian employees are vaccinated as deadline approaches

9 days ago   |   KSBW

The Pentagon is in the dark about the vaccine status of hundreds of thousands of its civilian employees just weeks before the deadline to fully vaccinate its workforce against...
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University of Kentucky student dies, fraternity activities suspended

University of Kentucky student dies, fraternity activities suspended

A University of Kentucky student was found unresponsive at a fraternity house and died earlier this week. Read more ...

Paris Hilton calls on Congress to crack down on abusive teen reform schools

Paris Hilton calls on Congress to crack down on abusive teen reform schools

She spoke out about the abuse she experienced due to a "systemwide lack of transparency and accountability." Read more ...

Alec Baldwin didn't know weapon contained live round: warrant

Alec Baldwin didn't know weapon contained live round: warrant

SANTA FE, N.M. - Alec Baldwin was handed a loaded weapon by an assistant director who indicated it was safe to use in the moments before the actor fatally shot a... Read more ...

Tallest Trooper Ever To Serve Among Those Added To Minnesota State Patrol's...

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota State Patrol has 34 new troopers. On Friday, the agency swore in its newest group of cadets. After months of rigorous training, the cadets became... Read more ...

US says it killed al-Qaeda leader in Syria with drone strike

The strike comes two days after an American outpost in southern Syria was attacked. Read more ...

Weather: Another Frost Advisory

Weather: Another Frost Advisory

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Facebook whistleblower gives documents to news outlets showing company knows...

Facebook was hit with reports from multiple news outlets based on documents provided by Frances Haugen, a former employee and whistleblower. Read more ...

Jets' Zach Wilson hopes to rebound in round two against Belichick's defense

In Week 2 loss to New England he threw four interceptions and had a QB rating of 37. Read more ...

‘It's fantastic': San Joaquin County farmers welcome wet weather

‘It's fantastic': San Joaquin County farmers welcome wet weather

While most farmers welcome the storm, there is a tiny bit of concern. Read more ...

Mastrodonato: Ron Roenicke and Alex Cora reunite, reminding Red Sox how much...

HOUSTON - If ever there was a sign of how much things can change in one year, it was the sight of Ron Roenicke, perched in the stands from behind the backstop netting, talking... Read more ...