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Navy Petty Officer Advancement Results

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Military.com sends out a hearty "BZ" to those E-4, E-5 and E-6 Sailors who have recently been advanced to Petty Officer. The complete list is below. (All names are followed by erates). How much would you make with a promotion? See our updated military pay charts. Petty Officers: FTS Petty Officers: Active Duty Petty Officers: CANREC Petty O... more

UN: Islamic State Group Got Up To $45M in Ransoms

UNITED NATIONS — The Islamic State group which controls a large swath of Syria and Iraq has received between $35 million and $45 million in ransom payments in the past year, a U.N. expert monitoring sanctions against al-Qaida said Monday. Yotsna Lalji told a meeting of the U.N. Security Council's Counter-Terrorism Committee that an estimated $1... more

With No Indictment, Chaos Fills Ferguson Streets

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FERGUSON, Mo.  — Chaos returned to the streets of Ferguson after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the death of Michael Brown — a decision that enraged protesters who set fire to buildings and cars and looted businesses in the area where the unarmed, black 18-year-old was fatally shot. Monday night's destruction appeared... more

Iran Nuclear Talks Stumble, Extended Until July

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VIENNA  — A yearlong effort to seal a nuclear deal with Iran fizzled Monday, leaving the U.S. and its allies little choice but to declare a seven-month extension in hopes that a new deadline will be enough to achieve what a decade of negotiations have failed to do — limit Tehran's ability to make a nuclear weapon. U.S. Secretary of State John K... more

Senate Delay Slows Navy Command Changes

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NAPLES, Italy — The nominee to lead the Navy’s fleet in Europe and Africa continues to await Senate confirmation, resulting in a backup in command changes at several top military billets. Rear Adm. James G. Foggo III was nominated by President Barack Obama in September to pin on another star and assume command of U.S. 6th Fleet, based out of Na... more

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