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Syria says revolt over, but army still shooting

By Douglas Hamilton and Erika Solomon BEIRUT | Sat Mar 31, 2012 12:00pm EDT BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria says the year-old revolt to topple President Bashar al-Assad is over, but the army again shelled opposition areas on Saturday and rebels said they would not cease fire until tanks, artillery and heavy weapons are withdrawn. Washington [...]

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Coast Guard pauses search for couple missing in harbor fire

  “The initial diving assessment has ended,” McCaffrey said. “The visibility was poor and we could not see more than two feet in front of us.”   Langei and Taylor remain missing persons, and the rescue team has not given up searching.   “We will go back at a later date to make another dive [...]

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Coast Guard searching for two scuba divers missing off Hutchinson Island

By JAMES KIRLEY TCPalm.com Posted: 8:07 p.m. Saturday, March 31, 2012 Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type A search for two scuba divers separated from their boat and missing in the Atlantic Ocean about 11 miles east of South Hutchinson Island continued late Saturday afternoon, while the U.S. Coast Guard planned to continue searching for them after [...]

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Pirate Sentenced to Life in US

Norfolk — A Somali pirate has received a life sentence for his part in a hijacking that led to the death of 4 Americans, Radio Garowe reports. Saeed Abdi Fooley pleaded guilty to piracy which serves a mandatory life sentence. Fooley and 10 other men have pleaded guilty to piracy after hijacking Jean and Scott [...]

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Division West prepares for Windows 7 system

Blackanthem Military News Richard Lyda, standing, a senior trainer with U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, assists Pedro Leon, left, and Marlo Rice, both Division West system administrators, during a Microsoft Windows 7 class at Division West headquarters at Fort Hood, Texas, March 27. Division West is training the unit’s help desk technicians for the transition from [...]

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American Who Gave Life For Boy A Contrast To Afghan News

KABUL — The story of Spc. Dennis Weichel could easily be a counterpoint to the gruesome account of the U.S. soldier charged with 17 counts of murder in Kandahar on March 11. Weichel, who was 29, was killed while rescuing an Afghan child, but more than a week after that event the military here has [...]

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Concert at US military post geared toward atheists

The Rock Beyond Belief event at Fort Bragg, organized by soldiers here after a 2010 evangelical Christian event at the base, is the most visible sign so far of a growing desire by military personnel with atheist or other secular beliefs to get the same recognition as their religious counterparts. The purpose was not to [...]

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Tiger Woods: Love him or hate him, he’s still the show

Tiger Woods may never dominate the PGA Tour again, but he remains golf’s biggest star going into the Masters. (AP photo) If you can get past the circus and past the character defects, if you can get past Tiger Woods’ bizarre obsession with the Navy SEALs, and that three of his alleged former mistresses (porn [...]

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Coast Guard: Missing couple was aboard boat during marina fire; search for …

Port of Bellingham officials and firefighters still aren’t sure where or how the immense fire started, Port spokeswoman Carolyn Casey said. Flames destroyed as many as 10 boats docked in the water. They were lined up side-by-side beneath metallic boat shelters. Thick, black plumes of smoke could be seen for miles around. Firefighters battled the [...]

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Coast Guard Inspection

Coast Guard Inspection When a U.S. Coast Guard inspector boarded the M/T Chem Faros, a 21,145-gross-ton cargo ship that pulled into port in Morehead City, N.C., an oiler with the engine crew quietly handed him a note. “GOOD MORNING SIR, I WOULD LIKE TO LET YOU KNOW THIS SHIP DISCHARGING BILGE ILEGALLY USING BY MAGIC [...]

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