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US Navy battles for second day to save burning warship in San Diego

07 July, 2020 10:56 am 10:56 am

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Hundreds of firefighters battled through a second day from the air, land and water on Monday to save a US war vessel swept by flames while moored at a San Diego shipyard, as the number of sailors and civilians injured in the blaze rose to nearly 60. The USS Bonhomme Richard, … Read More

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Three killed including shooter at US Navy base in Pensacola, Florida

12 December, 2019 8:16 pm 8:16 pm

FLORIDA (Reuters) – Three people including a suspected shooter were killed and at least seven others were injured on Friday at Naval Air Station Pensacola, a major US Navy base in Florida, authorities said, the second deadly shooting at a US military installation this week.  An “active shooter” was encountered on the base on Friday … Read More

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US says Navy ship destroyed Iranian drone in Gulf

07 July, 2019 9:22 am 9:22 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Thursday that a US Navy ship had “destroyed” an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the vessel, but Iran said it had no information about losing a drone. In the latest episode to stir tensions in the Gulf, US President Donald Trump … Read More

China condemns US for South China Sea freedom of navigation operation

10 October, 2018 10:19 am 10:19 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China expressed anger on Tuesday after a US Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the disputed South China Sea, saying it resolutely opposed an operation that it called a threat to its sovereignty. Beijing and Washington are locked in a trade war in which they have imposed increasingly severe … Read More