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FILE - In this July 20, 2016 file photo, six fitness tracking devices measuring step counts and other fitness features are worn in New York. A new Pentagon order says military troops and other defense personnel on certain sensitive bases and warzone areas won’t be allowed to use fitness tracker or cellphone applications that can reveal their location. The memo stops short of banning the fitness trackers or other electronic devices, which are often linked to cell phone applications and can provide the users’ GPS details to social media. It says GPS technologies present significant risk to personnel. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
August 06, 2018 - 8:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military troops and other defense personnel at sensitive bases or certain high-risk warzone areas won't be allowed to use fitness-tracker or cellphone applications that can reveal their location, according to a new Pentagon order. The memo, obtained by The Associated Press, stops...
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Chicago Shootings
Photo by Antonio Perez/ Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA
August 06, 2018 - 7:03 pm
It was an extraordinarily violent weekend in Chicago, with 75 people shot and at least 12 killed, as a mix of gunfire and sirens rang out on the streets.
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An investigator surveys the wreckage of a twin-engine aircraft that crashed Sunday near the South Coast Plaza shopping center Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, in Santa Ana, Calif. Five people were killed aboard the plane that crashed and there were no survivors. No one was hurt on the ground, as the plane went down and hit at least one unoccupied car. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
August 06, 2018 - 6:40 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — On a breezy morning, Floria Hakimi smiled as her photo was snapped on the steps leading up to a small plane that was supposed to usher her to a workshop for real estate agents in Southern California. "Flying out to LA," she posted on her Instagram account with the photo of...
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Hiroshima Memorial
Shingo Nishizume/Kyodo News via AP
August 06, 2018 - 6:39 pm
Monday marks the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan.
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AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File
August 06, 2018 - 6:19 pm
PepsiCo chief executive officer Indra Nooyi will step down in October after 12 years leading the company.
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
Iranian Presidency Office via AP
August 06, 2018 - 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON (WCBS 880/CBS News/AP) -- President Donald Trump is reimposing many sanctions on Iran three months after pulling the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal. Trump ratcheted up pressure on the Islamic Republic despite statements of deep dismay from European allies, three months after he pulled...
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President Donald Trump Honors Army Football Team
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
August 06, 2018 - 4:00 pm
President Donald Trump still wants to create a Space Force as a new branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.
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Donald Trump
Photo by Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
August 06, 2018 - 2:29 pm
President Donald Trump is changing the story, it seems, about the reason for a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between his son, Donald Jr., and a Russian-connected lawyer.
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New Mexico compound
Taos County Sheriff's Office via AP
August 05, 2018 - 4:03 pm
Law enforcement officers searching a rural northern New Mexico compound for a missing 3-year-old boy didn't locate him but found 11 other children in filthy conditions and hardly any food, a sheriff said Saturday.
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Gabe Hernandez/Caller-Times via USA TODAY NETWORK
August 04, 2018 - 3:13 pm
Here are six heart-stopping rescues performed by the United States Coast Guard to celebrate its founding 228-years-ago in 1790. Officers of the U.S. Coast Guard are experts on the seas -- from saving seals to seizing millions in illegal drugs -- but they risk their lives to save those in need.
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