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  • Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner

    Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner
    Newport News Shipbuilding will christen the Navy's newest submarine Saturday in a ceremony that will more than mark a construction milestone. It will celebrate the legacy of retired U.S. Sen. John Warner, one of Virginia's most venerated leaders.
  • U.N. peacekeepers rescued after being surrounded by rebels in Syria

    U.N. peacekeepers rescued after being surrounded by rebels in Syria
    Syrian opposition rebels, including fighters from Al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front, clashed Saturday with U.N. peacekeepers after a tense two-day standoff near the disputed Golan Heights, according to officials and activists. One group of peacekeepers,...

    UN force battles Syrian rebels on Golan Heights

    JERUSALEM United Nations troops from the Philippines stationed on the Syrian Golan Heights exchanged fire with Syrian rebels surrounding their base on Saturday as another group of Filipino troops were extricated from a neighboring post, the U.N. and...

    African, Somali troops retake town on way to rebel stronghold

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - African peacekeeping troops and Somali forces recaptured a southern town from Islamist al Shabaab rebels on Saturday, bringing them a step closer to the insurgent stronghold of Barawe, commanders said. The assault was part of the...

    Pro-Ukraine fighters escape encirclement, others still trapped: Kiev, militia

    KIEV (Reuters) - A group of pro-Ukrainian fighters broke out of encirclement by Russian-backed separatists near the eastern city of Donetsk early on Saturday, Ukraine's interior minister said, but other reports suggested many were still trapped. Fighting...