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New Scoreboard at Navy Stadium Will Be Identical to North Side Model

Naval Academy calss of 2019

Naval Academy athletic director Chet Gladchuk never liked the juxtaposition of the two video scoreboards at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Ever since Navy installed a massive scoreboard in the north end zone in 2006, the one in the opposite end zone dwindled in comparison. "That smaller board always bugged me," Gladchuk said on Thursday. ... more

Air Force Works to Keep Older Planes in Air Longer

F-15 Eagle

First flown in the 1970s, the Air Force could potentially fly the aging F-15 Eagle into the 2040s, according to a top Air Force official in charge of fighters and bombers. It's another sign the Air Force may have to keep planes in the air years longer than originally planned while it flies the smallest and oldest fleet in its history. The aver... more

Iraq Finally Bans Fake Bomb Detectors after July 3 Blast

In this July 14, 2016 picture, an Iraqi policeman uses a hand-held device that is supposed to detect bombs at a checkpoint in Basra, 340 miles (550 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)

BAGHDAD — For nearly a decade, anyone driving through one of Baghdad's many checkpoints was subjected to a search by a soldier pointing a security wand at their vehicle and watching the device intently to see if its antenna moved. If it pointed at the car, it had supposedly detected a possible bomb. The wands were completely bogus. It had been ... more

Obama: Trump's NATO Comments Show 'Lack of Preparedness'

President Barack Obama speaks to law enforcement officers from around the country at the Advancing 21st Century Policing Briefing in the South Court Auditorium of the White House complex, July 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says GOP nominee Donald Trump's recent suggestion that the U.S. might not come to the defense of NATO allies is another sign of Trump's "lack of preparedness" on foreign policy. Obama said in an interview broadcast Sunday on CBS' "Face the Nation" that Trump's comments to the New York Times — in which Trump s... more

Okinawa Protests Erupt as US Helipad Construction Resumes

Protesters scuffle with riot police in Nago, Okinawa on Oct. 13, 2015 near a planned relocation site of a U.S. air base; Okinawans staged another protest on July 22. (Koji Harada/Kyodo News via AP)

NAHA, Okinawa Prefecture -- Hundreds of riot police and protesters clashed on July 22 as construction of U.S. helipads resumed in Okinawa's Northern Training Area, a key condition for the partial return to Japan of a large parcel of land being used by U.S. forces. About 500 riot police faced off against 100 protesters while barricades were remo... more

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