National Guard News

Politics, performance issues are on host Jimmy Kimmel’s mind

Stars & Stripes - 20 min 17 sec ago
Jimmy Kimmel’s late-night talk show isn’t taping today, but Kimmel’s working. He’s always working. Right now he’s wearing his standard uniform when he’s not on the air - shorts, a Dickies work shirt and black socks.

Stuttgart caps perfect season by routing Royals

Stars & Stripes - 38 min 1 sec ago
After falling behind early 1-0, the Panthers scored the next 28 points before Ramstein managed a response.

Conditions deteriorate in west Mosul as Iraqi advances slow

Stars & Stripes - 53 min 17 sec ago
The Iraqi advance into Mosul's western half slowed Saturday as combat turned to urban warfare and Iraqi forces met stiff resistance from the Islamic State group.

Sailor shot and killed by security at Virginia naval base

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 19 min ago
A U.S. Navy sailor has died after he was shot by Naval Air Station Oceana security officers late Friday night.

Many European countries won't recognize transgender people unless they're sterilized

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 54 min ago
Transgender people's rights have become a more pressing concern for European activists and lawmakers in recent years. But compared with the outrage the current U.S. debate has received, the continent appears to care little about rights violations in Europe that activists consider similarly severe.

Falcons get past nemesis to wear crown

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 1 min ago
Black Forest turns table on Rota to capture championship a year after losing to Admirals in final.

Germany: Man hits 3 with car and flees, is shot by police

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 7 min ago
A man apparently drove a car into pedestrians in a central square in the German city of Heidelberg on Saturday, injuring three people, then fled and was shot after being tracked down by officers, police said.

2 World War II-era grenades found, nursing home evacuated

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 7 min ago
Two World War II-era grenades have been found in a suburban New York nursing home resident's refrigerator, prompting an evacuation.

Ohio man facing terrorism charges takes trial over plea deal

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 12 min ago
An Ohio man who the FBI says threatened U.S. military members online on behalf of the Islamic State has rejected a plea deal and is headed to trial.

Minot monument believed to be one of the first WWI memorials

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 15 min ago
A nearly 100-year-old monument in a Minot cemetery is believed to be one of the first permanent memorials in the nation to recognize local soldiers who died during World War I.

In a blow, twin attacks on Syrian security kill at least 32

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 45 min ago
In synchronized attacks, insurgents stormed into heavily guarded security offices in Syria's central Homs city, clashed with troops and then blew themselves up, killing a senior officer and at least 31 others, state media and officials reported.

Protesters mark Philippine revolt by condemning killings

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 48 min ago
Hundreds of left-wing and pro-democracy activists on Saturday marked the anniversary of the 1986 revolt that ousted Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos to warn about what they say are the incumbent president's dictatorial tendencies and condemn his decision to allow Marcos to be buried in a heroes' cemetery.

Duterte relies on his childhood hunting buddy to fund drug war

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 53 min ago
Before his childhood friend Rodrigo Duterte decided to run for president of the Philippines, Carlos “Sonny” Dominguez used to spend his days hunting a white-tailed deer in Idaho and watching episodes of “Narcos” on Netflix. Now, he has a drug war at home to pay for. As Duterte’s finance minister, it’s Dominguez’s job to ensure his old companion can afford to wipe out drug dealers and boost police pay.

Tunisia overwhelmed, divided over returning extremists

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 6 min ago
Tunisia's unhappy distinction as one of the world's primary jihadi exporters is coming home to haunt the country, where young men trained by the Islamic State group have killed tourists, soldiers and even an unfortunate shepherd.

BFA earns second straight title by topping Bitburg

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 23 min ago
After falling behind 15-12 in the third quarter, the Falcons scored the game’s final nine points, shutting down the Barons with a stifling full-court press.

Italy vows to be ready in time to host G-7 in Sicilian town

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 28 min ago
Italy still needs to build two helicopter landing pads and repave miles of road, but a top government official promised Friday that everything will be ready for the May 26-27 G-7 summit being held in a stunning Sicilian town overlooking the sea.

Azerbaijani soldiers are killed in Karabakh fighting

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 40 min ago
Several Azerbaijani soldiers have been killed during fighting in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, Azerbaijan said Saturday as it and neighboring Armenia traded blame for an outbreak of violence.

North Korea-US talks called off after death of Kim Jong Un's half brother

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 54 min ago
Talks between North Korean diplomats and former American officials, scheduled to be held in New York next week, have been canceled following allegations that the Pyongyang regime planned the attack that used a chemical weapon to kill leader Kim Jong Un's half brother.

Cheer squads dazzle the crowds with acrobatics at European competition

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 1 min ago
Emotions ran high and nerves were on edge Saturday morning at the Clay Kaserne Fitness Center, well before championship hoops took to the court.