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Navy to oust top three sailors from USS Fitzgerald after deadly collision

Navy to oust top three sailors from USS Fitzgerald after deadly collision

Nearly a dozen sailors, including those who critically stood watch in the ship's bridge, will face discipline, and the majority of the punishments will be announced Friday, Moran said. The seven who died are: Dakota Kyle Rigsby, 19; Carlos Victor Ganzon Sibayan, 23; Xavier Alex Martin, 24; Shingo Alexander Douglass, 25; Rehm Jr, 37; Ngoc T Truong Huynh, 25; and Noe Hernandez, 26.


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Beacon Academy "incredibly proud" of their students' performance

All of our students who applied to university have achieved a place which is a fantastic result and a credit to their efforts and the work of our staff. "With that in mind, this departing Upper Sixth cohort are glowing symbols of Bede's ethos and values in practice, and I am confident that these successes are but a hint at the great things that they are destined to achieve".


Hong Kong: Umbrella revolution leader Joshua Wong jailed

Hong Kong: Umbrella revolution leader Joshua Wong jailed

A court sentenced the three activists to community service past year but the government appealed the decision and asked for a harsher punishment. The three were found guilty of leading or encouraging an illegal rally in September 2014 that kicked off the demonstrations known as the " Umbrella Movement ".


Hong Kong democracy campaigners jailed over anti-China protests

Hong Kong democracy campaigners jailed over anti-China protests

More than 100 supporters flocked to the court to show support or bid farewell to Joshua Wong Chi-fung, Nathan Law Kwun-chung and Alex Chow Yong-kang, who were sentenced to between six and eight months in jail for their actions in the run-up to the 79-day Occupy sit-ins.


Rep. Steve Cohen calls for Trump's impeachment

Rep. Steve Cohen calls for Trump's impeachment

After the President's comments on Saturday, August 12 and again on Tuesday, August 15 in response to the horrific events in Charlottesville, I believe the President should be impeached and removed from office. "Neo-Nazis and the KKK are domestic terrorists", Cohen said. Brad Sherman of California and Al Green of Texas jointly announced that they would file articles of impeachment against Trump, accusing the president of obstruction of justice for his firing of former Federal Bureau of ...



US chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff notes 'difficult issues' with China

By talking to the North Korean regime about something Washington and Pyongyang are both concerned about - China - the Trump administration could reset the chess board. The top United States general said military contacts between the two powers " will lessen the chances of a miscalculation ". North Korea's threats against Guam and its advancing missile capabilities, highlighted by a pair of intercontinental ballistic missile flight tests in July, have raised concern in South Korea, where ...