COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The family of a Colorado doctor abducted by the Taliban and freed in Afghanistan is extending condolences to the family of a Navy SEAL killed in the rescue.
Petty Officer 1st Class Nicolas D. Checque (Check) of Monroeville, Penn. was killed in the weekend raid. He was
By By PAULINE JELINEKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Navy SEAL killed during a weekend rescue mission in Afghanistan was identified by the Pentagon on Monday as Petty Officer 1st Class Nicolas D. Checque of Monroeville, Pa.
The 28-year-old died of combat-related injuries, the Defense
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Army is updating its handbook for soldiers on how to detect and prevent so-called insider attacks, providing detailed warning signs to watch for and cultural missteps to avoid because they could fuel anger or
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon official says a Navy SEAL was killed during the rescue mission in Afghanistan that freed an American doctor abducted by the Taliban. Killed in the weekend raid was a member of SEAL Team Six, the same unit that killed Osama bin Laden last year. The
By By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States could see its standing as a superpower eroded and Asian economies will outstrip those of North America and Europe combined by 2030, according to the best guess of the U.S. intelligence community in its latest
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WASHINGTON (AP) - A member of a U.S. special operations team was killed during a weekend rescue mission in Afghanistan that freed an American doctor abducted by the Taliban outside of Kabul five days ago.
President Barack Obama praised the special forces on Sunday, saying the mission was
WASHINGTON (AP) - Obama praises rescue of US citizen in Afghanistan; one special operations member killed.
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