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US F-22s intercept Russian bombers off Alaska coast

Russian bombers intercepted near AlaskaTwo Russian TU-95 Bear bombers were intercepted in international airspace off the coast of Alaska by two US F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft on Monday, the Pentagon confirmed to CNN.

The intercept, which was described by a US military official as safe and professional, took place about 100 miles from Kodiak Island after the Russian aircraft flew into the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone.

There was no cockpit-to-cockpit radio communication between the US and Russian pilots, the US official told CNN.

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Aircraft carrier wasn’t moving toward North Korea when WH said it was

Aircraft carrierA U.S. aircraft carrier was heading away from the Sea of Japan last week when the White House announced it was moving toward the location, The New York Times reported Tuesday.

The Navy announced on April 9 that its Carl Vinson Strike Group would skip a regularly scheduled visit to Australia and head toward the western Pacific Ocean, a move the White House later said was a deterrent to North Korea's recent provocations.

But as the Times first noted, the Navy posted a picture taken April 15 showing the strike force in the Sunda Strait, an area off the coast of Indonesia and thousands of miles from North Korea.

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Pentagon readies largest deployment in Somalia since Black Hawk Down

Somali soldiersThe U.S. military authorized an additional 40 ground troops be deployed in Somalia, the largest presence in the African country since the 1993 incident known as Black Hawk Down.

The Pentagon said 40 soldiers from the Fort Campbell, Ky.,-based 101st Airborne Division would be deployed to Somalia to help assist the fledgling central government's armed forces with logistical training and support in its ongoing fight against the terrorist group al-Shabab.

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Ex-Army colonel: I’ve never been so concerned about US, world

Lawrence WilkersonFormer Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson says that he has never been as concerned about the state of this country as he is today.

Wilkerson, who also served as chief of staff to former Secretary of State Colin Powell, on Saturday said world relations are more concerning today than they were during some of the most tumultuous periods of recent U.S. history.

"I've been through the Cuban missile crisis, I've been through the Bay of Pigs before that, Vietnam War, the two Iraq wars and so forth," Wilkerson told MSNBC.

"And I've got to tell you, though, I've never been so concerned, as I am now, for the state of this country and world relations."

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Army charges retired general with rape against a minor in the 1980s

Retired Army general accused of rapeThe Army on Friday announced rape charges against a retired general for multiple assaults against a minor dating to the 1980s.

Retired Maj. Gen. James Grazioplene is charged with six charges of rape of a minor between 1983 and 1989, the Army announced. The criminal investigation remains open, according to the Army.

Grazioplene, in a brief interview by phone, declined to comment and expressed surprise that the Army had announced the charges. He is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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CENTCOM: Afghanistan bombing statements were 'inappropriate'

CENTCOM: Afghanistan bombing statement inappropriateThe Pentagon is walking back comments a U.S. Central Command employee gave to The Hill regarding the use of one of the military's largest non-nuclear bombs during an operation in Afghanistan.

The employee, who identified themselves as a CENTCOM spokesperson, gave candid comments to The Hill regarding the use of the munition, referred to as the “Mother of all Bombs,” on a series of tunnels used by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

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US special forces soldier killed in operation against Isis in Afghanistan

US soldier dies in AfghanistanAn American soldier was killed while conducting operations against Islamic State in Afghanistan late on Saturday, a US military spokesman said in a message posted on Twitter.

“The soldier was mortally wounded late Saturday during an operation in Nangarhar province” in eastern Afghanistan, US navy captain Bill Salvin said in a message on the official Twitter account of the Nato-led Resolute Support mission.

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