- Nigerian army reinstates more than 3,000 soldiers fired Updated: Sep-03-15 12:19 pm
ABUJA, Nigeria - More than 3,000 soldiers who were dismissed from the Nigerian army for alleged indiscipline ?in the ongoing war with Boko Haram Islamic extremists in the northeast of the country have been reinstated, an army spokesman said Thursday.
- Suspected US drone strike kills 6 in northwest Pakistan Updated: Sep-02-15 8:44 am
ISLAMABAD - A suspected U.S. drone strike on a militant hideout in northwestern Pakistan killed six men, Pakistani intelligence officials said Wednesday.
- West Point prof who called legal scholars treasonous resigns Updated: Sep-01-15 1:31 pm
WEST POINT, New York - A West Point professor criticized for writing an article calling some legal scholars treasonous and "lawful targets" for the U.S. military in its war on terrorism has resigned a month after he was hired to teach a law course.
- Accident keeps Golden Knights from Atlantic City airshow Updated: Sep-01-15 5:52 am
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - An accident investigation will keep the Army's Golden Knights parachute team from performing in Atlantic City's airshow.
- Judge: Government should pay $3 billion to repair wetlands Updated: Aug-27-15 9:46 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A judge ruled Thursday that the federal government should foot the bill - tagged at about $3 billion - for fixing damage done to wetlands just outside New Orleans by a shipping channel the Army Corps of Engineers dug in the 1960s.
- Phony distress call leads to 1-year prison sentence Updated: Aug-27-15 2:03 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - A Maine man whose phony mayday call led to a seven-hour search by the U.S. Coast Guard was sentenced Thursday to a year in prison, and federal prosecutors said they hoped the penalty sends a message to other potential pranksters.
- Whatcom County man charged again in Border Patrol incident Updated: Aug-26-15 6:46 pm
SEATTLE - A Whatcom County man who spent time in federal prison for shining a spotlight at a U.S. Border Patrol Blackhawk helicopter that was flying over his house has been indicted on new charges involving Border Patrol agents, but his wife says he was just trying to get away from them.
- Sergeant sentenced to 25 years on assault, desertion charges Updated: Aug-24-15 10:31 pm
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Illinois - An Air Force technical sergeant who fled Illinois earlier this year while awaiting a court-martial will spend 25 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to child sexual assault charges.
- Bergdahl's lawyer: Trump's statements threaten fair trial Updated: Aug-20-15 5:57 pm
WASHINGTON - The lawyer representing Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who left his infantry post and was held by the Taliban for five years, said Thursday that callous statements Donald Trump is making about his client are threatening the soldier's right to a fair trial.
- Mile Mrksic, Serb army officer convicted of war crimes, dies Updated: Aug-17-15 6:58 am
LISBON, Portugal - Portuguese authorities say Mile Mrksic, a former Serb army officer sentenced by a U.N. tribunal to 20 years in prison for his part in the 1991 torture and killings of nearly 200 Croatians during the Balkan wars, has died. He was 68.
- S. Korea soldier's death sentence upheld over shooting spree Updated: Aug-17-15 3:37 am
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's high military court on Monday upheld a death sentence for a soldier convicted for killing five comrades in shooting and grenade attacks last year.
- Benghazi case focuses attention on US interrogation strategy Updated: Aug-15-15 5:15 pm
WASHINGTON - After a suspected militant was captured last year to face charges for the deadly 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, he was brought to the U.S. aboard a Navy transport ship on a 13-day trip that his lawyers say could have taken 13 hours by plane.
- Judge allows lawyers in Border Patrol facilities Updated: Aug-14-15 7:34 pm
TUCSON, Arizona - A federal judge has granted attorneys in a lawsuit against the Border Patrol over its treatment of immigrants access to four Arizona facilities.
- US deems Guantanamo legal offices safe amid health concerns Updated: Aug-14-15 3:34 pm
MIAMI - Legal offices on the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been deemed safe for human occupancy amid concerns about a possible cancer cluster, the Navy said Friday.
- Fort Carson officer faces court-martial in child pornography case Updated: Aug-14-15 2:10 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - A lieutenant colonel at Fort Carson faces a court-martial on charges of viewing child pornography on a government computer while in Afghanistan.
- UN rights agency criticizes Thailand for lese majeste cases Updated: Aug-11-15 9:25 am
BANGKOK - The office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said Tuesday it is appalled at the long prison sentences given to people convicted in Thailand of insulting the monarchy, and is calling for the immediate release of all people jailed for exercising freedom of expression.
- China gives ex-general suspended death sentence for bribery Updated: Aug-10-15 8:43 am
BEIJING - A military court on Monday gave a suspended death sentence to a general convicted of bribery and other crimes, the highest-ranking military officer to be tried since China's president began cracking down on corruption in the country's vast army.
- Jury convicts ex-Russian soldier of terror-related charges Updated: Aug-07-15 9:52 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A federal jury on Friday night convicted a former Russian military tank commander of planning and leading a Taliban attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan.
- The Latest: Jury convicts Russian veteran in Taliban attack Updated: Aug-07-15 9:25 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The latest on the federal trial for a Russian military veteran who is accused of leading a Taliban attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan (all times local):