• Guantanamo workforce to include SC National Guard unit

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Military police from the South Carolina Army National Guard have been ordered to prepare for a possible deployment to Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba as early as this fall, a Guard official said Tuesday.

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  • South Korean President Park Geun-hye, left, salutes to the national flag during the National Security Council Meeting at the presidential house in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 28, 2016. A suspected powerful intermediate-range North Korean missile crashed moments after liftoff Thursday, South Korea's Defense Ministry said, in what would be the second such embarrassing failure in recent weeks. Park said Thursday there were unspecified signs that a fifth test was "imminent." She warned another nuclear test would result in North Korea suffering harsher sanctions. (Lee Sang-hack/Yonhap via AP) KOREA OUT

    South Korea: Suspected midrange North Korean missile crashes

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea attempted unsuccessfully to launch two suspected powerful intermediate-range missiles on Thursday, South Korean defense officials said, bringing the number of apparent failures in recent weeks to three.

  • US Naval Academy removes instructor implicated in misconduct

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A U.S. Naval Academy instructor implicated in sexual misconduct is being removed from his position, and the academy says if it had known about a former student’s sexual misconduct accusation against him he would not have been allowed to teach.