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US carriers drill after Southeast Asian nations rebuke China

Jun. 29, 2020 3:47 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters are a major shipping route for global commerce and are rich in fish and possible oil and gas reserves. ___...

Governor signs law banning 3D-printed weapons, 'ghost guns'

Jun. 23, 2020 4:11 PM EDT

The governor of Rhode Island on Tuesday signed into law bills that ban 3D-printed guns and so-called “ghost guns” in the state. The bills, the first ones Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed during the coronavirus pandemic, are “a matter of public health," she said. “I am proud to sign them...

Mainer takes command of Navy warship squadron

Jun. 6, 2020 11:24 AM EDT

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — A Mainer has taken command of Littoral Combat Ship Squadron 1, which includes about a dozen ships based in San Diego. Capt. Jack Fay, who assumed command on May 29, most recently served as the first commander of Surface Division 11, which includes USS Jackson, USS Montgomery, USS...

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

May. 29, 2020 6:34 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ CLAIM: Video appears to show presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe...