• AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Moore and their odd orbit of claims

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days. That's what The Associated Press found when scrutinizing an assortment of statements from President Donald Trump and others...

  • South Korea imposes new sanctions on North Korea

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea added several North Korean groups and individuals to its sanctions list Monday in a largely symbolic move that is part of efforts to cut off funding for the North's weapons programs. The government said those added were 20 North Korean groups,...

  • Qatar buys 24 Typhoon fighters as part of $8 billion deal

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — British aerospace company BAE Systems has agreed to sell 24 Typhoon fighter planes to Qatar as part of a 6 billion pound ($8 billion) deal with European defense contractors. British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson announced the deal after contracts were signed Sunday...

  • Fort Carson soldier defies naysayers, sheds 150 pounds to pursue Army dream

    By tony peck Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    A year and a half ago, 364-pound Justin Lahman was told he would never be a cop. Today he is a military policeman at Fort Carson and weighs a trim 210 pounds. His denouement came in February 2016 in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., as he stood on the scale for the first time in months. He...

  • Pope urges nuclear disarmament, climate-change solutions


    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is calling for a world without nuclear arms and for effective measures to combat climate change. Addressing the faithful Sunday in St. Peter's Square, he stressed what he called "the strong link between human rights and nuclear disarmament." Francis...

  • 'Famous 4th' hits 100 years of service

    By joseph berg Acting director, 4th Infantry Division Museum -by joseph berg Acting director, 4th Infantry Division Museum -

    The series on the history of the 4th Infantry Division concludes with the founding of the division Dec. 10, 1917, at Camp Greene, N.C., under the command of Maj. Gen. George H. Cameron. After the declaration of war April 6, 1917, the first two American divisions were created in France...

  • Fort Carson division reflects on 100 years of fighting nation's wars

    By Tony Peck, Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Sat, Dec 9, 2017

    For all the time it's spent in combat, Fort Carson's 4th Infantry Division has lived to a ripe old age. On Sunday, the unit will celebrate its 100th birthday, a milestone intended to give its newest members a sense of the division's proud past. Since its creation in 1917, the...

  • Air Force developing weapon that could disable North Korean missiles

    Brian Todd, CNN
    Updated: Sat, Dec 9, 2017

    Washington - With Kim Jong Un pushing aggressively to develop missiles that could hit the United States with nuclear warheads, pressure has been mounting on US officials to answer the threat. One effective countermeasure could lie in an obscure military lab in New Mexico. It's called...

  • Army: sexual assault allegations against QB 'unfounded'

    Updated: Sat, Dec 9, 2017

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The U.S. Military Academy says sexual assault allegations against Army quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw were proved to be unfounded and the case is closed. The academy released a statement Saturday, a day after the Daily Beast published a story in which former cadet...

  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump off on black homeownership, trade

    Updated: Sat, Dec 9, 2017

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In his Alabama-ish rally, President Donald Trump falsely stated that black homeownership has hit a record high under his stewardship and made the dubious claim that he set Canada's prime minister straight on the state of trade between the two countries. Trump spoke...

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