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Lockheed wins more than $1 billion contract for C-130J aircraft

(Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a contract worth more than $1 billion for 32 C-130J aircraft, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. The work is expected to be…

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Photo of Iceberg that Sank Titanic for Sale: Is It Real?

A photo of what could be the notorious iceberg that sunk the Titanic is up for auction this weekend, yet experts are unsure whether the historic snapshot actually shows the…

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Search ends for survivors of hurricane-hit U.S. cargo ship

By Susan Cooper Eastman JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) – The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday ended its search for missing crew of the cargo ship El Faro that sank off the…

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U.S. investigators head to Florida to probe ship lost in hurricane

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal safety investigators traveled to Florida on Tuesday to investigate the U.S. container ship lost at sea after being hit by powerful Hurricane Joaquin, leaving one person…

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Debris appears to belong to cargo ship missing in Bahamas

By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) – Search-and-rescue teams on Sunday located debris appearing to belong to the cargo ship El Faro, which went missing in the eye of Hurricane Joaquin…

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Photo of Military Moms Breastfeeding in Uniform Goes Viral

A group of combat-ready moms showed how far they've come by posing for a picture in uniform while breastfeeding their children. The picture was conceived by photographer Tara Ruby, a…

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Coast Guard halts search for ship passenger near Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — The Coast Guard says it has suspended its search for a passenger reported missing from a Holland America cruise ship in the eastern Strait of Juan de…

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Alaska island dog mysteriously crosses water to mainland

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — Ed & Renee Schofield were surprised when they received a call from the pound in Ketchikan. They were indeed missing their chocolate Labrador, Bently. But the…

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Department of National Defence employee charged in drug bust

Department of National Defence officials say one of the people charged in yesterday's international cocaine bust was a longtime employee. Darlene Richards, 54, of Greenwood was charged Tuesday with conspiracy to import…

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Connecticut congressional effort proposes Coast Guard coin

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are again proposing a commemorative coin to assist fund a National Coast Guard Museum in New London. Sens. Richard Blumenthal…

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