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Adm. Harry Harris, head of U.S. Pacific Command, speaks at the LANPAC military conference in Honolulu, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. WYATT OLSON/STARS AND STRIPES
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Army to fire Navy missiles at next year’s Rim of the Pacific exercise

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May 26, 2017

FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii — The Army is getting into the ship-sinking business.

Tourists look at North Korea from a viewing platform in South Korea near the Demilitarized Zone, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. AARON KIDD/STARS AND STRIPES
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N. Korea says South shot at ‘flock of birds,’ not drone or balloon

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May 26, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea added a new twist to the strange saga of a flying object that crossed into South Korean airspace earlier this week, saying the rival military...

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks during a press briefing about President Donald Trump's 2018 budget proposal on May 23, 2017 in Washington. OLIVIER DOULIERY/ABACA PRESS/TNS

Proposed budget to cap next raise, hike retiree fees

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May 26, 2017

President Donald Trump’s first budget request embraces many Obama administration ideas to dampen military compensation growth.

Jared Kushner, a senior White House adviser and President Donald Trump's son-in-law, listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks during an event at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building early this month. JABIN BOTSFORD/THE WASHINGTON POST

Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation

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May 26, 2017

Investigators are focusing on a series of meetings held by Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and an influential White House adviser, as part of their probe

“It’s good news that Wounded Warrior Project used negative findings to try to turn itself around,” said Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, seen here speaking at an event on Capitol Hill in December, 2014. CARLOS BONGIOANNI/STARS AND STRIPES
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Senator's findings: Wounded Warrior Project on the right track after addressing problems

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May 26, 2017

WASHINGTON – A senator’s investigation into the Wounded Warrior Project after allegations of lavish spending last year has concluded that there were problems, but the...

Performers promote the 2020 Tokyo Games during the Closing Ceremony for the Rio Olympic Games on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (MARK REIS/COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE/TNS)

Protection measures urged for 'soft targets' at Tokyo Olympics

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May 25, 2017

As the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics approach, the Japanese government is working to protect sports venues, shopping districts and other "soft targets" that are