Military
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Air Force general faces sexual misconduct accusations

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/11/19, 11:32 am

WASHINGTON—A female senior military officer has accused the nominee for the Joint Chiefs of Staff vice chairmanship of sexual misconduct. The anonymous accuser told the Associated Press that Gen. John Hyten made repeated inappropriate advances toward her while she was his aide in 2017 and tried to destroy her career after she rejected him.

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U.S. to hit Iran with more sanctions

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/24/19, 01:13 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday imposing new economic sanctions on Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khameini and his associates as Iranian officials warned they were willing to shoot down another U.S. drone. “We confidently say that the crushing response can always be repeated, and the enemy knows it,” Iranian Rear Adm. Hossein Khanzadi told a group of defense officials Monday, according to the government-aligned Tasnim news agency.

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Trump: Planes never took off for Iran strike

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/21/19, 01:47 pm

UPDATE: WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump clarified Friday that he had not given final approval for a planned retaliatory military strike against Iran a day earlier and that no U.S. military planes had taken off when he canceled it.

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