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January 6, 2019 6:52 PM USS Cole bomber died in Yemen air strike

Jamal al-Badawi, the al-Qaeda militant behind the attack on the USS Cole in Yemen in 2000, died in a US air strike, President Donald Trump has confirmed. "Our great military has delivered justice for the heroes lost and wounded in the cowardly attack," Mr Trump said. Seventeen US sailors were killed and at least 40 people were wounded in the attack on the US destroyer 92

December 12, 2018 7:15 PM Sailing: Stars & Stripes Team USA joins challengers for America’s Cup

LONDON (Reuters) - Stars & Stripes Team USA has been accepted by holders Emirates Team New Zealand and the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron as the fifth challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, which will take place in Auckland in 2021. The team was co-founded by sailors Mike Buckley and Taylor Canfield and represents the first all-American team in more than 15 years 108

December 5, 2018 9:41 PM US warship sails in Sea of Japan waters claimed by Russia

A U.S. Navy warship sailed in waters claimed by Russia in the Sea of Japan on Wednesday as tensions increase over the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from a decades-old arms control treaty. A spokesperson for the U.S. Pacific Fleet says the guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell sailed “in the vicinity of” Peter the Great Bay, a body of water 76

November 26, 2018 4:20 PM Arsenal Europa League game in Ukraine will go ahead despite martial law call

UEFA says the Europa League game between Arsenal and Vorskla Poltava in Ukraine on Thursday will go ahead as planned even as the country's President, Petro Poroshenko, calls for martial law. Ukraine's navy said six of its sailors were wounded when Russian coastguards opened fire on three ships in waters off Crimea and then seized them late on Sunday 87

November 26, 2018 8:24 AM Poland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns 'Russian aggression' in Azov Sea

WARSAW (Reuters) - Russia has breached international rules through its aggressive behavior toward Ukrainian naval ships in the Azov Sea, Poland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday. “With full force we condemn Russia’s aggressive behavior and we call on (the country’s) leadership to respect international law,” the ministry said in a statement 67

November 25, 2018 11:08 PM Russia confirms it 'used weapons' against Ukrainian navy ships: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s FSB security service said early on Monday its border patrol boats had seized three Ukrainian naval vessels in the Black Sea near Crimea on Sunday and used weapons to force them to stop, the RIA news agency reported. The FSB was cited as saying it had acted because the Ukrainian vessels had illegally entered its territorial 57

November 25, 2018 8:25 PM Ukraine says Russia seizes three of its ships in Black Sea

KIEV (Reuters) - The Ukrainian navy said Russian special forces had seized three of its ships in the Black Sea and that two of its sailors had been wounded in the incident. It made the statement after earlier saying that Russia had opened fire on the ships, which Russia blocked from passing through the Kerch Strait into the Sea of Azov. There was no immediate 64

November 15, 2018 3:27 AM Japanese, South Korean trawlers collide in Sea of Japan, 13 rescued

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean trawler and a Japanese fishing boat collided in the Sea of Japan on Thursday about 330 km (205 miles) northeast of an island claimed by both countries, officials said. Part of the 48-tonne South Korean trawler was submerged after the collision, which occurred at 9:38 a.m. local time (0038 GMT), a South Korean Coast 65

November 12, 2018 7:56 AM US fighter jet crashes into sea off Japan

A US Navy fighter jet has crashed in the Philippine Sea, south of the Japanese island of Okinawa. The F/A-18 Hornet was conducting routine operations when it "experienced a mechanical issue" that forced the two crew to eject, the US 7th Fleet said. The pair were rescued from the water in good condition and were being evaluated on board the USS Ronald 91

October 12, 2018 12:30 PM Sailors plan to remember 2000 terrorist attack on USS Cole

NORFOLK, Va. – The U.S. Navy in Virginia is holding a remembrance of the deadly attack on the USS Cole guided-missile destroyer. Current and former crew members as well as friends and family plan to gather Friday in an auditorium at Naval Station Norfolk. The Cole was attacked Oct. 12, 2000, in a port in Yemen by al-Qaida. A boat posing as a trash barge 58