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Parts of downtown Seoul, South Korea, are seen in May 2017. AARON KIDD/STARS AND STRIPES
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The court at Katterbach Kaserne, part of the United States Army Garrison Ansbach, July 24, 2017, where the trial of the U.S. vs Brian Johnston is taking place. MARTIN EGNASH/STARS AND STRIPES
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Probe into infant’s death didn’t consider previous conditions, says wife of accused soldier

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July 25, 2017

ANSBACH, Germany — Army investigators who determined that a staff sergeant murdered his child failed to look into the 2-month-old’s pre-existing medical conditions, defense...

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, center, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on June 13, 2017, during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. At left is Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford. CARLOS BONGIOANNI/STARS AND STRIPES

Mattis blasts Pentagon for complacency and wastefulness

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July 25, 2017

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis scolded the Pentagon bureaucracy for "cavalier" use of taxpayer dollars, citing an episode of wasteful spending on private-la

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Robot finds likely melted fuel heap inside Fukushima reactor

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July 24, 2017

TOKYO — Images captured by an underwater robot showed massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukush

In a 2010 file photo, Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Joshua Gerke, Combined Task Group 57.1 aviation machinist, performs a pre-flight prop inspection on an EP-3 reconaissance aircraft at a non-disclosed Southwest Asia location. U.S. AIR FORCE
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Pentagon: Chinese fighters intercepted US Navy spy plane

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July 25, 2017

WASHINGTON – Two Chinese fighter jets performed a dangerous intercept of an American spy plane Sunday over the East China Sea, forcing the Navy EP-3 reconnaissance jet to...

Marine Pvt. Daniel Ramirez Rodriguez, Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, earned U.S. citizenship July 13, 2017, on Parris Island, S.C. MAXIMILIANO BAVASTRO/U.S. MARINE CORPS

New Marine granted American citizenship at mass ceremony

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July 24, 2017

Mexico-born Marine Pvt. Daniel Ramirez Rodriguez was sworn in as an American citizen one day and then graduated boot camp at Parris Island the next.