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New stealth destroyer turned over to U.S. Navy, Capt. James Kirk

<b>(CNN) —</b> Capt. James Kirk just got the keys to the baddest ship in the fleet -- U.S. Navy's fleet, not Starfleet.<p>The ship is the future USS Zumwalt, the first of the Navy's newest class of destroyers, and contractor General Dynamics turned it over to the Navy on Friday at Bath Iron Works in …

Military

Troopers suspended over pursuit video that shows pummeling

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Troopers in two states were suspended Thursday amid an ongoing criminal investigation into police use of force against a suspect …

The drugs to execute criminals could cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, California prison agency records show

Internal California prison agency records suggest the state might have to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to buy execution drugs for lethal injection, according to documents released Tuesday by a civil liberties group.<p>Public records obtained by the ACLU of Northern California show that prison …

The Latest: 2 troopers relieved of duty after police pursuit

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a high-speed police pursuit from Massachusetts to New Hampshire caught on video that showed police pummeling a …

Saudi officials were 'supporting' 9/11 hijackers, commission member says

First serious public split revealed among commissioners over the release of the secret ‘28 pages’ that detail Saudi ties to 2001 terrorist attacks<p>A former Republican member of the 9/11 commission, breaking dramatically with the commission’s leaders, said Wednesday he believes there was clear …

Saudi Arabia

Russia Calls New U.S. Missile Shield in Romania a 'Direct Threat'

Russia has described a new $800 million U.S. missile defense site in Romania as a “direct threat” and warned it would bolster its equivalent systems earlier than planned.<p>Admiral Vladimir Komoyedov, chairman of the State Duma's defense committee, said: "They are moving to the firing line. This is …

Smithsonian Says It Definitely Does Not Want George Zimmerman's Gun

The Smithsonian Museum does not want to buy or display the gun George Zimmerman used in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, which is now up for …

Guns

Kim Jong Un: We'll only use nuclear weapons if sovereignty threatened

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the country would not use a nuclear weapon unless its sovereignty is encroached by "invasive hostile forces with nuclear weapons," according to the country's state news agency KCNA.<p>He made the remarks Saturday at the ruling Workers' …

North Korea

Russian Military Involved In Shooting Down Flight MH17, Researchers Say

Russian officials are trying to discredit a new report that implicates the Russian military in the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines flight 17. Nearly two years ago, that attack in the skies over eastern Ukraine killed 298 people.<p>The latest report comes from a U.K.-based organization called …

Russia

Captain America: Civil War is a satisfying clash of ideas and fists

<i>Captain America: Civil War</i> is openly, unapologetically for fans. More than any Marvel Cinematic Universe film before it, it trades on the history built up in previous films, the protagonists' relationships with each other, and the goodwill (or lack thereof) they've engendered in audiences. Viewers …

Marvel Universe

Russian nuclear sub fires CRUISE MISSILE in chilling footage of Arctic military drill

Is this a warning shot? This chilling footage shows a Russian nuclear submarine launching a cruise missile from underwater to destroy a coastal …

Military

As Russian planes bombard Syrian rebels, debate over anti-aircraft missiles returns

It has been a difficult month for the Syrian air force and its Russian allies. In April alone, rebel forces claimed to bring down three aircraft: two Syrian jets and one Russian helicopter. Each incident sparked a frenzy of speculation about whether the opposition had obtained anti-aircraft …

Russia's Deadly S-500 Air-Defense System: Ready for War at 660,000 Feet

The Russian military expects to receive the first examples of the new Almaz Antey S-500 air and missile defense systems in the near future. …

Spain just slapped arrest warrants on Putin insiders with alleged mafia ties

A Spanish judge has issued arrest warrants for 12 Russians, including some senior officials, who are alleged to be linked to one of Russia's largest criminal syndicates that operated out of Spain, a court document seen by Reuters showed.<p>After a decade-long investigation into the activities of the …

'Russian army supplied MH17 missile', report claims

A Russian army air defence battalion may have supplied the missile launcher used to down a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine two years ago, a group of investigative journalists has claimed.<p>Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpa was shot down over war-torn …

Syria civil war: 150 US soldiers enter Kurdish region

At least 150 US soldiers have entered Kurdish-controlled territory in northeastern Syria, the government's official news agency has reported.<p>The state news outlet SANA on Thursday said officials at the country's foreign ministry rejected the presence of the soldiers at the Rmelan area calling it …

‘Normal America’ Is Not A Small Town Of White People

Earlier this week, Jim VandeHei, a former executive editor of Politico, wrote an op-ed article for The Wall Street Journal accusing the Washington …

Demographics

The Latest: Powder sent to Trump office deemed harmless

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 (all times Eastern):<p>11 p.m.<p>Police say an envelope containing a white powdery substance that was mailed …

Carly Fiorina: The Anti-Woman Woman Ted Cruz Doesn’t Need

On Tuesday, Donald Trump swept all five Republican presidential primaries. The next day, Ted Cruz, who now cannot enter the Republican National …

Government