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USS Milius to Forward Deploy to Japan in 2018

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July 21, 2017
YOKOSUKA, Japan – The U.S.
Clark Air Base, Philippines, March, 1973: Lt. Cmdr. John S. McCain III steps down from a plane that brought him back to freedom after 5½ years in a North Vietnamese prison. (STARS AND STRIPES)

Sen. John McCain faced death as a Navy pilot and survived brutal years as a POW

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July 21, 2017
WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain, the Arizona Republican who has been diagnosed with a deadly form of brain cancer, told his best friend in the Senate: "I've been through worse."
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves during a military parade to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Saturday, April 15, 2017. (WONG MAYE-E/AP)
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N. Korea calls South’s efforts to improve ties ‘nonsense’; Seoul still hoping for talks

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July 21, 2017
SEOUL, South Korea — A day before South Korea hoped to hold talks aimed at easing border tensions, North Korea’s main newspaper called efforts to improve ties “nonsense” as long...
An American Airlines passenger jet takes off from Miami International Airport in Miami on Friday, June 3, 2016. ALAN DIAZ/AP

Tokyo airport police find 30 bullets in US plane crewmember's bag

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July 20, 2017
TOKYO — Japanese airport police found 30 bullets in an American Airlines crewmember's carry-on bag and said Wednesday that the flight attendant apparently carried them through his...
The Exchange at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., is seen in May 2017. Starting in fall 2017, all honorably discharged veterans will be eligible to shop tax-free online at the Exchange with the same discounts they enjoyed at stores on base while they were in the military. NATI HARNIK/AP

Veterans will soon get to shop tax-free online with AAFES

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July 21, 2017
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. — Hey veterans, you can soon shop tax free.
Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) spokesman Takahiro Kimoto speaks during a press conference while showing video image taken by an underwater robot into Fukushima nuclear plant to search for melted fuel, at the TEPCO headquarters in Tokyo Wednesday, July 19, 2017. EUGENE HOSHIKO/AP

Swim robot probes Fukushima reactor to find melted fuel

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July 20, 2017
TOKYO — An underwater robot entered a badly damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant Wednesday, capturing images of the harsh impact of its meltdown, including...