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(Photo: US Navy)US: 2 Chinese jets conduct unsafe intercept of Navy aircraft
File - An armed Chinese fighter jet flies near a U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon patrol aircraft over the South China Sea about 135 miles east of Hainan Island in international airspace....Full Story

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(Photo: AP / MOAS via AP)Migrant crisis unfolding at sea looms over G-7 summit
Migrants on a boat are given life vests before being rescued at sea, Wednesday, May 24, 2017....Full Story

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Conflict on Korean Peninsula would be "worst" for most: U.S. defense chief
WASHINGTON, May 28 (Xinhua) -- A conflict on the Korean Peninsula would be "the worst kind of fighting" in most people's lifetimes, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in an interview aired on Sunday. | "We are working with the international community to deal with th...Full Story
Beijing blames US in air spat
China has denied the Pentagon's charge that an encounter between Chinese fighters and a US surveillance plane over the South China Sea was "unsafe and unprofessional." | Chinese J-10 warplanes intercepted a US Navy P-3 that was operating in international airspace last W...Full Story
USS Nimitz to head for west Pacific
The Yomiuri Shimbun WASHINGTON — U.S. Pacific Command announced Friday that it will dispatch the Nimitz Strike Group, whose flagship is the nuclear-powered USS Nimitz aircraft carrier, for a training exercise from June 1. | According to a local newspaper, the strike g...Full Story
Mad Dog Mattis: War with North Korea would be catastrophic. But what would it look like?
The Secretary of Defense was on Face the Nation this morning and you can tell that it was probably something of a slow news day by the fact that he generated headlines by saying that a war would North Korea would be “catastrophic.” All things considered, tha...Full Story
North Korea reportedly launches yet another missile
North Korea has launched another missile from its east coast, South Korean military officials said on Monday, the third test-firing of a rocket this month. | The South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff in a statement said the rocket was launched from the east coast town of ...Full Story
Angela Merkel says Europe's historic bonds with the US and UK are at breaking point
More | German Chancellor Angela Merkel has suggested her country and Europe can no longer rely on Britain and the US in the wake of Brexit and Donald Trump's election. | Speaking at a campaign event in Munich on Sunday (28 May), Merkel said Germany should strive to main...Full Story
US Navy's newest aircraft carrier clears round of sea trials
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The Navy's newest aircraft carrier has completed another round of sea trials. ...Full Story
US Navy's newest aircraft carrier clears round of sea trials
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The Navy's newest aircraft carrier has completed another round of sea trials. ... ...Full Story
US Navy's newest aircraft carrier clears round of sea trials
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The Navy's newest aircraft carrier has completed another round of sea trials. ... ...Full Story
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Beijing blames US in air spat
USS Nimitz to head for west Pacific
Mad Dog Mattis: War with North Korea would be catastrophic. But what would it look like?
North Korea reportedly launches yet another missile
Angela Merkel says Europe's historic bonds with the US and UK are at breaking point
US Navy's newest aircraft carrier clears round of sea trials
US Navy's newest aircraft carrier clears round of sea trials
US Navy's newest aircraft carrier clears round of sea trials
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Sun 28 May 2017
US Navy's Newest Aircraft Carrier Clears Round of Sea Trials
US News The Navy's newest aircraft carrier has completed another round of sea trials. ... ...
China says fighter jets’ intercept of US plane ‘safe’
Arabnews Author: AFP Sun, 2017-05-28 09:41 ID: 1495994202647354700 BEIJING: China Sunday denied the Pentagon’s charge that an encounter between Chinese fighters and a US surveillance plane over the South China Sea was “unsafe and unprofessional.” Tensio...
US Navy's newest aircraft carrier clears round of sea trials
San Francisco Chronicle (AP) — The Navy's newest aircraft carrier has completed another round of sea trials. Local news media outlets report that the future USS Gerald R. Ford completed "acceptance trials" on Friday after three days at sea. ... ...
Intercept of US plane ‘safe’ – China
The Manila Times BEIJING: China Sunday denied the Pentagon’s charge that an encounter between Chinese fighters and a US surveillance plane over the South China Sea was “unsafe and unprofessional.” | Tensions between the two economic superpowers have risen in re...
Commerce Ministry can grant licences for defence
Deccan Herald Private sector players can now apply to the Commerce Ministry for licences to manufacture tanks, fighter planes, warships and other defence equipment, a step which the government feels will promote ease of doing business and give impetus to the &lsqu...
The Guardian view on defence and the election: where’s the debate gone?
The Observer Issues of national defence were predicted to loom large in the 2017 election. Theresa May’s claims to be uniquely qualified to take big decisions about security issues were central to the pitch with which she began the campaign. Jeremy Corbyn’s o...
WWII Memorial Day Observance commemorates Utah veteran's life of service
Deseret News World War II U.S. Navy veteran Clayton James “Jim” Kearl, 96, will be the first Utahn to present a wreath at the Memorial Day Observance at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Monday, May 29. | Veterans from each branch of s...
North Carolina Daybook
Reflector Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Sunday, May. 28. | The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. | Please keep the AP in mind when news develops....
A Miami veteran remembers his role in the battle that changed WWII
The Miami Herald Clarence “Bill” Gregg was only 21 the day he helped change the world. | It was his first mission since joining the U.S. Navy, and all he knew when he took off from the Enterprise aircraft carrier that morning was that he had to stay in formation ...
Sri Lanka flood toll hits 146
The Manila Times COLOMBO: Sri Lanka stepped up its military-led relief operations Saturday as nearly half a million people were displaced after a monsoon deluge killed at least 122 people and threatened more flooding. | Rainfall on Friday triggered the worst flooding...
China’s Defense Ministry Urges US to Respect its Borders After Intercepting Jet
Sputnik The Chinese Defense Ministry urged Washington to halt its military maneuvers near China’s borders as it violates the national security and sovereignty in the light of the recent incidents, when Beijing intercepted a US military plane and a warship....
Church News editorial: Decide now to choose the right
Deseret News United States Navy Captain Larry Chambers was just a month into his command of the aircraft carrier Midway when he faced a life-defining choice that came, curiously, in the form of a hand-scribbled note. | In a moment of noisy chaos, he chose —...
Honoring hero’s beyond Memorial Day: Concordia residents celebrate those who served
The Oklahoman Concordia residents in the Hall of Honor, a photo display honoring those who served. Photo provided by Concordia. | Traditionally, Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the military. At Concordia Senior Living in Oklahoma Ci...
US says Chinese jets 'unsafely' intercepted surveillance plane
The Guardian Pentagon says P-3 Orion was buzzed over South China Sea, but defence ministry in Beijing says its fighters flew safely | US military | US says Chinese jets 'unsafely' intercepted surveillance plane | Pentagon says P-3 Orion was buzzed over South Chin...
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