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Court upholds US cockfighting ban, rejects challenge in Guam

Dec. 22, 2021 23:26 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. appeals court ruling Wednesday affirmed a ban against cockfighting in U.S. territories. A panel of 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges ruled against a Guam businessman whose 2019 lawsuit argued the ban was unconstitutional. Sedfrey Linsangan said in his...

Pentagon: few changes to U.S. overseas military 'footprint'

Nov. 29, 2021 17:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of study, the Pentagon has decided no immediate major changes are needed in the global positioning of U.S. forces, although it will further analyze force needs in the Middle East and make refinements in Asia and the Pacific, officials said Monday. ...

Saipan sees dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases

Nov. 23, 2021 13:45 PM EST

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — An outbreak of COVID-19 on Saipan sent their case numbers soaring Tuesday. Health officials said there were 98 new cases confirmed, which is 17% of all known infections since the start of the pandemic, the Guam Pacific Daily News reported. ...

US Army deploys Iron Dome missile defense system to Guam

Nov. 17, 2021 19:15 PM EST

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam (AP) — A missile defense system the U.S. Army purchased from Israel is on a two-month deployment to Guam. Army officials said Wednesday they expect to obtain data that will help it understand how effectively the Iron Dome Missile Defense...