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University of Texas System regents pick US military leader as chancellor finalist

AUSTIN, Texas - University of Texas System regents on Tuesday selected one of the top U.S. military special operations leaders as the lone finalist for the job of chancellor to oversee 15 campuses....

posted: July 29,2014





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Last surviving member of US crew to drop atomic bomb on Hiroshima dies at 93

ATLANTA - The last surviving member of the U.S. crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and moving the world into the atomic age, has died....


Body of young stowaway found in landing gear compartment of US Air Force plane in Germany

WASHINGTON - The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo jet that had landed in Germany, U.S. military officials said Tuesday, triggering questions about the security of an aircraft ...


9-year-old US girl who was struck by crashing plane on Florida beach dies

SARASOTA, Fla. - A 9-year-old U.S. girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she walked with her father has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials said Tuesday....


US, European Union order tough new economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

WASHINGTON - Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, followed swiftly by a new round of U.S. penalties targeting key sectors of ...


EU prosecutor: "compelling indications" that up to 10 killed in organ harvesting in Kosovo War

BRUSSELS - A special European Union prosecutor said Tuesday he had "compelling indications" that up to ten captives were killed to have their organs harvested for illegal trafficking and black market sale during the 1998-99 Kosovo war....


Militia gunfire prevents firefighters from battling massive blaze raging in Libya's capital

CAIRO - Heavy gunfire between warring militias prevented firefighters from battling a massive inferno in Libya's capital Tuesday, despite calls for a cease-fire to end the worst violence in the capital since the country's 2011 civil war....








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