Coast Guard Rescues 9 Off Gloucester from Canadian Tall Ship

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The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday rescued nine crewmembers from the Canadian tall ship Liana's Ransom, 58 miles east of Gloucester, Massachusetts, according to information posted on the Coast Guard's website. The Sector Boston Command Center learned at 12:35 a.m. that the vessel's engines were disabled and its sails were wrapped around the mast, a... more

US Forces to Train Ukraine National Guard in Late April

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko holds up a pen after a signing ceremony at an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, June 27, 2014.

The U.S. Army will begin training Ukraine's National Guard units on April 20, Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov announced. "American commandos, numbering 290, will come to Yavoriv training ground, Lviv region, on April 20. This is where a long-term military exercise of 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team of the U.S. Army and combat units ... more

USNS Comfort Commander Relieved Right Before Deployment

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NORFOLK -- Two days before the hospital ship Comfort deploys on a humanitarian operation to South and Central America, the commanding officer of the ship's medical facility was relieved of her duties. Capt. Rachel Haltner was set to deploy with the Comfort on Wednesday to 11 countries over five months on the biannual mission known as Continuing... more

Officials: Iran Nuke Talks to Continue in New Phase

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waits for the start of a meeting on Iran's nuclear program with other officials from France, China, the European Union and Iran in Lausanne, Switzerland Tuesday, March 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland  — Diplomats scrambled Tuesday to reach consensus on the outline of an Iran nuclear deal just hours ahead of a self-imposed deadline to produce an agreement. Facing a midnight local time (6 p.m. EDT) target to conclude a framework accord, substantial differences persisted with officials predicting a long day of talks that ... more

Obama to Visit Utah Base in First Trip to State as President

President Barack Obama

SALT LAKE CITY  — President Barack Obama is scheduled to make his first visit to Utah as president this week, the White House announced Monday. White House spokesman Eric Schultz said the president will travel to Hill Air Force Base in northern Utah on Friday to speak about the economy. The trip will mark the 49th state Obama has visited since... more

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