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Sep 10, 2018

Florence nears U.S., set to become 'extremely dangerous' hurricane

Tropical Storm Florence is expected to grow into an "extremely dangerous" hurricane by Monday as it approaches the U.S. East Coast, the National Hurricane Center said, urging residents to make preparations. "Florence is forecast to rapidly strengthen to a major hurricane by Monday, and is ...

Feb 16, 2018

Japan, U.S. to hold enhanced tabletop exercise on missile defense

Japan and the United States will hold a tabletop exercise for ballistic missile defense on a larger scale than before, in their latest show of unity against North Korea, the Defense Ministry said Thursday. The annual exercise, aimed at enhancing tactical skills for ballistic missile ...

Second stealthy U.S. destroyer puts to sea for first time for trials

Dec 5, 2017

Second stealthy U.S. destroyer puts to sea for first time for trials

The second in the U.S. Navy's stealthy Zumwalt class of destroyers headed out to sea for the first time Monday, departing from Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works for builder trials. The future USS Michael Monsoor carefully navigated the winding Kennebec River before reaching the North ...