military

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian M. Wilbur, U.S. Navy via AP
May 19, 2019 - 6:49 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone Sunday night, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said. The apparent attack, which Iraq's state-run news agency said did not cause any casualties, came amid...
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North Korean test of military weapon systems.
Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP
May 10, 2019 - 6:39 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. and South Korea have determined that two projectiles launched by North Korea were short-range missiles, a South Korean military official said Friday, a day after the North's second launch in five days raised jitters about an unraveling detente between the Koreas...
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Governor Murphy holds a press conference with advocates, community and faith leaders on impact of marijuana legalization and expungement legislation in Trenton.
Edwin J. Torres/NJ Governor's Office via Flickr
David Madden
May 03, 2019 - 2:58 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is joining a growing list of states that’s committed to fighting President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the military. Gov. Phil Murphy calls the ban “abhorrent and un-American” and vows to defy it, at least when it comes to the New...
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Uprising soldiers stands outside La Carlota air base in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, April 30, 2019.
Ariana Cubillos/AP Photo
April 30, 2019 - 8:16 am
By Scott Smith, Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with activist Leopoldo Lopez and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early Tuesday in a bold call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro. "I...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by her wife Jessica Kibodeaux shows Lindsey Muller and her dog Emma, hiking in the Cheyenne Mountains west of Fort Carson, Colo.
Jessica Kibodeaux via AP, File
April 11, 2019 - 8:42 pm
By Julie Watson and David Crary SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Trump administration regulation set to go into effect Friday bars transgender people from the military unless they "correct those deficiencies," a description the American Medical Association said Thursday is unfair and defies science. The AMA told...
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Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, second from left, speaks during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington , Thursday, April 11, 2019, on the proposed Space Force.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
April 11, 2019 - 12:10 pm
By Robert Burns, AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's proposal for creating a Space Force as a new military service encountered bipartisan skepticism in the Senate on Thursday, with several lawmakers questioning the need for expanding the military bureaucracy...
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Military.
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April 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Is making men but not women register for the draft a violation of sex discrimination laws? In a famous scene from the movie "Stripes," Sgt. Hulka asks the men why they joined the army. One recruit said, "I joined the army...
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Joseph Gorzoch
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
April 01, 2019 - 1:57 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The prison sentence for a Bensalem man who lied about his military service got even longer Monday — after the court caught him in another lie. Joseph Gorzoch, 41, was caught lying about completing an addiction program while in Bucks County Jail, when prosecutors...
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Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha casts his vote at a polling station in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, March 24, 2019, during the nation's first general election since the military seized power in a 2014 coup. (
Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP Photo
March 24, 2019 - 11:20 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A military-backed party has taken the lead in Thailand's first election since a 2014 coup, preliminary results showed Sunday, suggesting junta leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha could stay in power. With 89 percent of votes counted, the Palang Pracharat party was first with...
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Navy Lt. Cmdr. Blake Dremann, together with other transgender military members, testify about their military service before a House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019.
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo
February 28, 2019 - 8:34 am
By Julie Watson, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Transgender troops testifying for the first time to Congress on Wednesday said transitioning to another sex made them stronger, while Pentagon officials defended the Trump administration's desire to bar people like them from enlisting in the future...
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