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  • 4 Kenyan politicians to stand trial over post-election violence

     
    The International Criminal Court has ordered four powerful politicians in Kenya to stand trial for crimes against humanity....
  • European Union bans Iranian oil

     
    The European Union adopts an embargo on Iranian oil over the Tehran regime's nuclear program. The ban goes into immediate effect on all new and proposed oil contracts....
  • Air time check: Who got the most words in edgewise during Monday night's GOP debate?

     
    Running a word-count program on the transcript of last night's GOP presidential primary debate I get: Mitt Romney -- 4,649 (34%) Newt Gingrich -- 4,118 (30%) Rick Santorum --2,898 ( 21%) Ron Paul -- 2,095 (15%) This does not include......
  • Navy says it will add ships to Persian Gulf amid Iran threats

     
    The U.S. Navy is upgrading its defensive and offensive capabilities in the Persian Gulf to counter threats from Iran to seize the Strait of Hormuz and block the flow of oil, the chief of naval operations said Friday....
  • Shipyard cuts first steel for next carrier; funding remains in flux

    Shipyard cuts first steel for next carrier; funding remains in flux
    NEWPORT NEWS — Three Hampton Roads congressmen, Navy officials and Newport News shipyard executives donned ceremonial safety glasses and hardhats Friday, but stood idly by while Wayne Kania, a shipyard machine hand specialist, punched a few orders...
  • Shipyard gets $206.7M to overhaul Lincoln

    Shipyard gets $206.7M to overhaul Lincoln
    NEWPORT NEWS — Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Newport News shipyard received a $206.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to plan for the upcoming mid-life nuclear refueling and complex overhaul of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier....
  • Man Fired for Wearing Bush Sweatshirt at Obama Rally

    Man Fired for Wearing Bush Sweatshirt at Obama Rally
    LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Don't try wearing a Bush hat or sweatshirt at an Obama rally. Duane Hammond says it's what got him fired. Hammond is a union stagehand who was part of the crew that built the platform for the Obama event on campus. He came to...
  • Crippled cruise ship arrives in San Diego

    Crippled cruise ship arrives in San Diego
    A disabled cruise liner with 4,500 people aboard was towed into San Diego Bay Thursday morning, bringing to an end a three-day rescue operation that began after a fire broke out in one of the ships engine rooms. The 952-foot Carnival Splendor has been...
  • Northrop Grumman shipyard lays off 378 workers at Newport News Shipbuilding

    Northrop Grumman shipyard lays off 378 workers at Newport News Shipbuilding
    NEWPORT NEWS — Ending months of uncertainty and a final week of white-knuckled hand-wringing, Northrop Grumman Corp. on Friday laid off 378 white-collar workers at its Newport News shipyard. Facing increasing pressure from the Navy and the Pentagon...
  • From the Tarpit: Tony Shaver's brief Navy adventure

    From the Tarpit: Tony Shaver's brief Navy adventure
    William and Mary basketball coach Tony Shaver appreciates teamwork and all of its components more than most, so he was especially impressed after being exposed to the largest team he's seen. Shaver did a two-day tour of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D....
  • Aircraft serves 800 holiday meals

    Aircraft serves 800 holiday meals
    A naval aircraft carrier provided a Thanksgiving dinner for approximately 800 soldiers in San Diego who were away from their homes and families. The USS Carl Vinson and it's cooking team put together nearly 3000 pounds of food for the holiday. "I'm most...
  • USS Nimitz To Be Stationed in Everett

    USS Nimitz To Be Stationed in Everett
    The USS Nimitz is making Naval Station Everett it's new home.  U.S. Senator Patty Murray's Office made the announcement Thursday shortly after the Aircraft Carrier arrived in the state from its previous home in San Diego. Bremerton is getting a...