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The Latest: Israeli PM: Campaign against Hamas to continue

May. 15, 2021 16:49 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the continuing violence between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers amid the latest escalation in the Middle East: ___ JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that the...

Arkansas guard leaves PPE distribution warehouse in NLR

May. 15, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas National Guard has ended its work at a warehouse in North Little Rock where it helped distribute personal protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic. The Arkansas Division of Emergency Management requested closure...

Soldier killed in Korean War to be buried in South Carolina

May. 15, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

UNION, S.C. (AP) — The remains of a U.S. Army soldier killed during the Korean War are being interred in his South Carolina hometown, 70 years after his death. A funeral for Army Cpl. Ralph S. Boughman will be held Saturday at Lewis Funeral Home in Union, according to...

Japan, US, France hold military drill eyeing China presence

May. 15, 2021 08:26 AM EDT

KIRISHIMA TRAINING AREA, Japan (AP) — Dozens of Japanese, American and French troops landed amid pouring rain from a CH-47 transport helicopter onto a grassy field at a training area in southern Japan, part of Saturday's joint scenario of defending a remote island from an enemy invasion. ...

Flames engulf cargo ship's remains off US coast; no injuries

May. 14, 2021 22:59 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The remains of an overturned cargo ship being dismantled along the Georgia coast caught fire Friday as workers used torches to cut into the hull, sending up black smoke and causing loud bangs that sounded like explosions. The multiagency command...

Mississippi River traffic resumes under damaged bridge

May. 14, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — River traffic has reopened on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee, three days after it was closed when a crack was discovered in the Interstate 40 bridge that connects Tennessee and Arkansas, the U.S. Coast Guard said Friday. The Arkansas...

Ex-Army Green Beret gets 15 years for Russian espionage

May. 14, 2021 13:29 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A former Army Green Beret who admitted divulging military secrets to Russia over a 15-year period was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison Friday on espionage charges. The sentence of 15 years and 8 months imposed on Peter Dzibinski...

US Coast Guard: Mississippi River traffic resumes days after a crack shut down bridge between Tennessee and Arkansas

May. 14, 2021 10:30 AM EDT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — US Coast Guard: Mississippi River traffic resumes days after a crack shut down bridge between Tennessee and Arkansas.

Free offices with a view: 4 lighthouses, courtesy of feds

May. 14, 2021 07:28 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Dreading your eventual return to the office? The federal government is making available — for free — some waterfront workspaces with killer views that are sure to entice. But there's a catch. The General Services Administration says the U.S....

The Latest: US advises Americans to reconsider travel

May. 13, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the harrowing fighting between Israel and Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers (all times local): WASHINGTON - The State Department is advising Americans to reconsider any travel they may have planned to Israel and the Palestinian territories...