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WASHINGTON | Pentagon reveals US observation flight over Ukraine

WASHINGTON — An unarmed U.S. Air Force plane with American and international observers flew a special flight over Ukraine Thursday in a show of solidarity after Ukraine’s naval confrontation last month with Russia, the Pentagon said. In a statement, the Pentagon called it an “extraordinary” flight under the Open Skies Treaty, which is an international … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pentagon reveals US observation flight over Ukraine

WASHINGTON | US warns Moscow over looming attack in Syrian city of Idlib

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says Russia will bear responsibility for the resulting humanitarian crisis in Syria if the Moscow-backed Syrian military attacks the northern city of Idlib. Eric Pahon, a Pentagon spokesman, says the U.S. and its allies are concerned about the deadly consequences if Syrian President Bashar Assad, with support from Russia and Iran, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US warns Moscow over looming attack in Syrian city of Idlib

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump cancels military parade, ‘maybe next year’

WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump’s military parade (all times local): 8:10 a.m. President Donald Trump says he is canceling his plans for a military parade through the streets of Washington because the price was “ridiculously high.” On Twitter, Trump accused local politicians of price gouging, although the projected $92 million cost was largely … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump cancels military parade, ‘maybe next year’