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Chadian army says it repelled rebels in battle near northern town

Soldiers attend the state funeral of late Chadian President Idriss Deby in N’Djamena, Chad, April 23, 2021. Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Chad’s ruling military council said on Friday that six of its soldiers had been killed in a battle near the northern town of Nokou that resulted in......

Cambodia drafts in army to speed up COVID-19 vaccinations

Cambodia’s army began a drive on Saturday to vaccinate nearly half a million people in the parts of Phnom Penh worst-hit by COVID-19, as the Southeast Asian nation looks to step up the pace of inoculations. The country, which had been one of the least affected by the pandemic, is......

Chadian army battles rebels in northern town

Chad’s army battled with rebels on Thursday near the town of Nokou, about 20 km (12 miles) from where former president Idriss Deby was fatally wounded 10 days ago, rebels and the army said. Deby was killed on April 19 as he visited troops fighting Libya-based rebels from the Front......

India’s new COVID-19 cases stay above 300,000, army called to help

Much needed medical supplies poured into India on Tuesday as overrun hospitals turned away patients due to a shortage of beds and oxygen supplies and a surge of infections pushed the COVID-19 death toll towards 200,000. A shipment of medical supplies from Britain, including 100 ventilators and 95 oxygen concentrators,......

Soldiers killed during training at Fort Hood identified

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Soldiers killed during training at Fort Hood identified – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Nine soldiers were killed Thursday when floodwaters flipped their truck as they tried to cross a creek. They were in a tactical vehicle that become......

At least 14 rebels killed in fighting with Colombian army

Some 14 rebels and one Colombian soldier have been killed in combat between guerrillas and the Andean country’s military, army sources said on Saturday. Fourteen members of the Carlos Patino front – founded by former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels who reject a 2016 peace deal – were......

Army Sgt.’s Neighbors Concerned About Protests After His Beef with Black Man

Play video content Exclusive Homeowners in Army Sgt. Jonathan Pentland‘s neighborhood are worried they’re gonna end up suffering because he decided to confront a Black man walking on his block. An official for the HOA at The Summit — the South Carolina community where the incident went down — tells......

White Army officer charged after confronting Black man for walking in neighborhood

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Choi A white non-commissioned Army officer was charged on Wednesday with third-degree assault after he was seen in a viral video shoving a Black man and telling him, “You’re in the wrong neighborhood.” The Associated Press reports that Jonathan......

Army Sgt. Arrested for Confronting Black Man Walking Through Neighborhood

Play video content Exclusive Details A white man who is a U.S. Army sergeant saw a Black man he didn’t recognize strolling through his neighborhood, and decided to get in his face about it … but we’ve learned the sergeant’s been arrested over the incident. 42-year-old Jonathan Pentland — reportedly......

Black Army Vets Call for Police Reform Over Lt. Held at Gunpoint

Play video content Exclusive Windsor Police Department The violent traffic stop of Army Lieutenant Caron Nazario has Black veterans demanding changes from law enforcement — reform to ensure Black soldiers aren’t treated like crap. Several state commanders for the National Association for Black Veterans tell TMZ … something’s gotta change......

Biden picks first woman to be Army secretary.

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WASHINGTON — President Biden has picked Christine E. Wormuth to be the first woman to serve as secretary of the Army, Pentagon officials said on Monday. If approved by the Senate, Ms. Wormuth, who was the Defense Department’s top policy official at the end of the Obama administration, would take......

Army Lt. Traffic Stop Triggers Criminal Investigation into Cops’ Conduct

The traffic stop of an Army Lieutenant has now become a criminal investigation … this according to the Lt.’s attorney. Play video content TMZ.com Attorney Jonathan Arthur said on “TMZ Live” Monday … he had been contacted by either the feds, state prosecutors or both regarding the December incident. He......

Virginia officer who pepper sprayed Army officer fired

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mychael Schnell A Windsor, Va., police officer who pepper-sprayed an Army officer during a traffic stop last year has been fired, the Windsor Police Department announced on Sunday. Joe Gutierrez was one of the two Windsor police officers caught on......

Virginia governor calls for probe into traffic stop of Black Army officer

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Richmond, Va. — Virginia’s governor is calling for an independent investigation into a traffic stop in which two police officers were captured on video pepper-spraying and pointing their guns at a Black Army officer before striking his knees. Gov.......

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