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Lawyer: US Navy veteran held in Iran sentenced to 10 years

Lawyer: US Navy veteran held in Iran sentenced to 10 yearsDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. Navy veteran from California has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran, his lawyer said Saturday, becoming the first American known to be imprisoned there since President Donald Trump took office.



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Native American veteran: 'Mob mentality' in students seen in viral video was 'scary'

Native American veteran: 'Mob mentality' in students seen in viral video was 'scary'In an interview with the Detroit Free Press, Native American leader Nathan Phillips of Ypsilanti describes incident with students caught on video.



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Daughter's plea draws 50,000 birthday cards for US veteran

Daughter's plea draws 50,000 birthday cards for US veteranFULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — When Sue Morse requested on Facebook that friends send her father well-wishes for his Dec. 30 birthday, she expected maybe 160 cards.



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US government shutdown veteran analyzes current crisis

US government shutdown veteran analyzes current crisisPatrick Griffin worked in the White House for Democratic president Bill Clinton and participated in negotiations with Republican lawmakers during the 1995 government shutdown — the longest in recent US history. Now a professor at American University, Griffin analyzes the current shutdown — sparked by a dispute over funding for President Donald Trump’s controversial border wall — that has paralyzed the American government since December 22. “The reality is now nobody is paying much attention to it in the middle of the holidays… but as the battle shifts to the more general public, I think the messaging on the Democratic side will be more aggressive,” Griffin said.



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Pearl Harbor survivor and Navy veteran recalls 1941 attack

Pearl Harbor survivor and Navy veteran recalls 1941 attackHONOLULU (AP) — Retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Don Long was alone on an anchored military seaplane in the middle of a bay across the island from Pearl Harbor when Japanese warplanes started striking Hawaii on December 7, 1941, watching from afar as the attack that killed and wounded thousands unfolded.



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Navy Veteran Survived Las Vegas Shooting Only to Be Killed in the Borderline Bar 1 Year Later

Navy Veteran Survived Las Vegas Shooting Only to Be Killed in the Borderline Bar 1 Year Later'My son was in Las Vegas with a lot of his friends and he came home. He didn’t come home last night,' said his mother, Susan Orfanos



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Navy Veteran Survived Las Vegas Shooting Only to Be Killed in the Borderline Bar 1 Year Later

Navy Veteran Survived Las Vegas Shooting Only to Be Killed in the Borderline Bar 1 Year Later'My son was in Las Vegas with a lot of his friends and he came home. He didn’t come home last night,' said his mother, Susan Orfanos



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Neighbor claims Calif. bar shooter was a veteran who suffered from PTSD: 'I have no idea what he was doing with a gun'

Neighbor claims Calif. bar shooter was a veteran who suffered from PTSD: 'I have no idea what he was doing with a gun'A neighbor of California bar shooter Ian David Long told reporters that he was



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Homeless Veteran Will Get $400,000 Raised for Him No Matter What, GoFundMe Promises

Homeless Veteran Will Get $  400,000 Raised for Him No Matter What, GoFundMe PromisesThe homeless veteran fighting for the $ 400,000 raised for him by a Philadelphia couple will get the full amount, GoFundMe said Thursday.



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GoFundMe Gives Homeless Veteran $20,000 as Lawyers Fight Over $400,000 Raised for Him

GoFundMe Gives Homeless Veteran $  20,000 as Lawyers Fight Over $  400,000 Raised for HimJohnny Bobbitt's lawyer said the $ 400,000 raised on GoFundMe last year is all gone



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