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US Warns Moscow Over Ukraine; New Russian Exercise

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 | Apr 23, 2014

The crisis in Ukraine deepened further overnight following the departure of Vice President Joe Biden from Kiev after a two-day visit. In a late-night phone call, Secretary of State John Kerry told the Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, of his "deep concern over the lack of positive Russian steps to de-escalate" the crisis in eastern Ukra... more

Vet Receives Body Armor that Saved His Life

 | Apr 19, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine -- Three years ago this month, Jackman native Timothy Gilboe stared into the eyes of a Taliban soldier in Afghanistan, grabbed the barrel of the enemy's AK-47 assault rifle to his chest, and thought, "This is really going to hurt." Gilboe's squad had been attacked by two Taliban soldiers near a small village in Afghanistan's Mai... more

Army Deserter Caught 5 Years Later

 | Apr 19, 2014

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. -- Kentucky State Police Trooper Duane Foley found himself executing a felony warrant early Friday evening after making a routine traffic stop. At approximately 6 p.m. on Friday, Tpr. Foley witnessed Glen D. Turner, 32, driving in Keavy without a seat belt. While performing a basic interview and running Turner's information, ... more

'Dilution' Not an Option for Fuel Spill

 | Apr 18, 2014

Air Force officials this week backed away from including a proposal that Albuquerque's water utility simply dilute contaminated water and deliver it to customers as one of the options if toxic chemicals from a massive Kirtland Air Force Base fuel spill ever reach municipal drinking water wells. The dilution proposal, one of several water supply... more

Air Force Athletics to Cut 21 Positions

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Colorado Springs Gazette | Apr 18, 2014

The Air Force athletic department informed 21 individuals on Wednesday and Thursday that their positions will be eliminated as part of the Air Force-wide budget cuts announced in early March. The cuts include nine assistant coaches, four from the physical education department, two trainers, one equipment specialist and one from the sports infor... more

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