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Trump intervenes in military justice cases, grants pardons

Nov. 15, 2019 9:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has pardoned a former U.S. Army commando set to stand trial next year in the killing of a suspected Afghan bomb-maker and a former Army lieutenant convicted of murder for ordering his men to fire upon three Afghans, killing two, the White House announced late...

Court will hear Bowe Bergdahl's appeal over Trump's comments

Nov. 8, 2019 10:28 AM EST

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A military court has agreed to hear an appeal by a U.S. Army soldier who left his post in Afghanistan and was held prisoner by the Taliban for five years. The Fayetteville Observer reported Thursday that the court will examine whether statements by President Donald Trump and the...

Authorities: Man killed after trying to take deputy's gun

Nov. 6, 2019 11:09 AM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police officer who happened to be at a hospital for an investigation intervened in a struggle Wednesday between a deputy and a suspect who was trying to take his gun. The suspect was killed and the deputy was injured, authorities said. A deputy had taken the...