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Military pay raise at risk in dispute over bases named for Confederate officers

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WASHINGTON — An annual defense policy measure that has passed Congress every year since the Kennedy administration is in danger of cratering next month over a move by Democrats to rename military bases, such as Fort Benning, that are named after Confederate officers. President Donald Trump opposes renaming bases like Fort Hood and has threatened […]

Military pay raise at risk in dispute over bases named for Confederate officers

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WASHINGTON — An annual defense policy measure that has passed Congress every year since the Kennedy administration is in danger of cratering next month over a move by Democrats to rename military bases, such as Fort Benning, that are named after Confederate officers. President Donald Trump opposes renaming bases like Fort Hood and has threatened […]

Dispute over $1 plunges Army officer into 2-year legal battle with auto dealership

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It all started over the cost of a McDonald’s McChicken sandwich. For Army Maj. Edward Kim, that was the amount of money that ignited a dispute with the Norm Reeves Honda Superstore that has now been raging for two years. The 100-cent mishap began on June 8, 2018, when Kim purchased two vehicles — a […]

US officials dispute Trump’s claim that Beirut was attacked

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WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday that most people think the deadly explosion Tuesday in Lebanon that killed at least 100 people was an accident, contradicting President Donald Trump, who said American generals told him it was likely caused by a bomb. Esper said the U.S. was still gathering information about the explosion, […]