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Shootout between Kashmir rebels, Indian police kills 4

Jun. 12, 2021 10:29 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A heated gunbattle between militants and Indian police broke out Saturday in the disputed region of Kashmir, killing at least two police and two civilians, officials said. Anti-India protests later erupted during the civilians' funerals in Sopore,...

NTSB: Jet pilot had emergency, ejected in crash near Nellis

Jun. 11, 2021 19:48 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A civilian pilot killed when a Dassault Mirage F-1 crashed last month near Nellis Air Force Base reported a flight emergency and ejected moments before the jet slammed to the ground and burst into flames, federal crash investigators reported Friday. No...

Officials: Explosion kills 6 separatists in southern Yemen

Jun. 11, 2021 11:46 AM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An explosion in Yemen's southern province of Abyan on Friday killed at least six separatist troops and wounded 15 people, including civilians, Yemeni security and medical officials said. The source of the explosion was not immediately known and no...

France kills jihadist suspected in journalists' killing

Jun. 11, 2021 11:19 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A French military offensive in Mali has killed a jihadist leader linked to al-Qaida who is believed to have helped orchestrate the kidnapping and killing of two French journalists in 2013, France’s defense minister said Friday. Three other extremists were...

Censored veteran will get another chance to give speech

Jun. 09, 2021 14:52 PM EDT

HUDSON, Ohio (AP) — A retired U.S. Army officer whose speech about freed Black slaves honoring fallen Civil War soldiers was censored by organizers of a Memorial Day ceremony will get another chance to deliver it. The American Legion Department of Ohio said it has...

Another official resigns over censored Memorial Day speech

Jun. 08, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

HUDSON, Ohio (AP) — Both organizers of a Memorial Day ceremony have now resigned under pressure after they silenced a retired U.S. Army officer’s microphone while he was talking about how freed Black slaves honored fallen soldiers just after the Civil War. Cindy...

Agency identifies remains of Army soldier killed in WWII

Jun. 07, 2021 13:20 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The remains of a West Virginia soldier killed during World War II have been identified, officials said. Army Pfc. John J. Sitarz, 19, of Weirton was accounted for by using DNA, dental and anthropological analysis as well as circumstantial...

Afghan official: 11 killed in roadside bombing in north

Jun. 06, 2021 05:51 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A minivan carrying civilian passengers in northwest Afghanistan was hit by a roadside bomb, leaving at least 11 passengers dead, including three children, an Afghan official said Sunday. The minivan fell into a valley with the shock of the...

Burkina Faso says at least 100 civilians killed in attack

Jun. 05, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Gunmen killed at least 100 people in a northern Burkina Faso village, the government said Saturday, in what was the country’s deadliest attack in years. The attack took place Friday evening in Solhan village, in the Sahel’s Yagha province,...

Traumatized veterans heal through the power of nature

Jun. 05, 2021 15:41 PM EDT

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Mario Kovach stood at a trailhead near Hawk Mountain the other day, with the Appalachian Trail stretching to Maine one way and Georgia the other and a perfect blue sky spilling sunshine over everything — a red car parked on the side of the road, a gaggle of genial...