Chris D’Elia replaced by Tig Notaro in ‘Army of the Dead’ after sex harassment allegations

Comedian Tig Notaro is replacing Chris D’Elia in Zack Snyder’s zombie movie “Army of the Dead,” Variety has confirmed. News of the recasting comes following allegations that D’Elia sexually harassed underage girls. Multiple women, some as young as 16, accused D’Elia of misconduct, including sending them inappropriate and explicit messages online. In wake of the allegations, […]

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Defense seeks leniency for ‘Satanist’ soldier in bomb plot

A former Army infantry soldier described by prosecutors as a Satanist who hoped to overthrow the U.S. government faces sentencing next week By ROXANA HEGEMAN Associated Press August 13, 2020, 8:38 PM 4 min read BELLE PLAINE, Kan. — A former Army infantry soldier described by prosecutors as a Satanist who hoped to overthrow the […]

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U.S. Contractor Knew of Explosive Material in Beirut Since at Least 2016

An American contractor working with the U.S. Army warned at least four years ago about a large cache of potentially explosive chemicals that was stored in Beirut’s port in unsafe conditions, according to a United States diplomatic cable. The presence of the chemicals was spotted and reported by an American port security expert during a […]

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Army Officer Who Clashed With Trump Vows to Speak Out on Security Issues

An Army officer who was a key witness during the impeachment inquiry into President Trump last year and later retired after what he called a campaign of bullying and intimidation by the president and his allies, sharply criticized the administration on Saturday and said he would use his new civilian status to champion national security […]

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National Guard Officer Says Police Used ‘Excessive’ Force at White House Clash

WASHINGTON — An Army National Guard officer who was called in to enforce the crackdown on protests in Lafayette Square last month will tell lawmakers that the demonstrators were peaceful and “subjected to an unprovoked escalation and excessive use of force,” according to written testimony made public on Monday. Maj. Adam DeMarco, an Iraq war […]

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Black soldiers monument faces scrutiny amid racial reckoning

The white Union Army commander sits rigid atop an imposing horse. His Black men, rifles to their shoulders, march resolutely alongside on their way to battle. For L’Merchie Frazier, the towering bronze relief in downtown Boston captures the stirring call to arms answered by Black soldiers who served in the state’s famed Civil War fighting […]

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Army Soldier Sentenced to 3 Years in Accident That Killed West Point Cadet

An Army soldier involved in a vehicle crash last year that killed a West Point cadet and injured more than 20 others was convicted of negligent homicide and sentenced to three years of confinement, military officials announced on Tuesday. Staff Sgt. Ladonies P. Strong was behind the wheel of a truck that overturned in June […]

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Soldier guilty in West Point rollover that killed cadet

Military officials say an Army soldier found guilty of negligent homicide in a vehicle rollover that killed a West Point cadet last year was sentenced to three years of confinement and a discharge for bad conduct By The Associated Press July 21, 2020, 8:06 PM 2 min read FORT STEWART, Ga. — An Army soldier […]

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Three Decades After His Coup, Sudan’s Former Ruler Is Held to Account

CAIRO — Three decades ago, a little-known army officer named Omar Hassan al-Bashir seized power in Sudan, ushering in a long period of brutal rule that would push the sprawling African country into a series of destabilizing wars, cripple its economy and result in humiliating international isolation. Now Mr. al-Bashir is being called to account […]

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‘Now I Am Become Death’: The Legacy of the First Nuclear Bomb Test

It was 1 a.m. on July 16, 1945, when J. Robert Oppenheimer met with an Army lieutenant general, Leslie Groves, in the parched landscape of Jornada del Muerto — Dead Man’s Journey — a remote desert in New Mexico. A group of engineers and physicists was about to detonate an atomic device packed with 13 […]

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Army: Independent probe coming after Fort Hood soldier death

U.S. Army officials say they will begin an independent review of the command climate at Fort Hood following calls for a more thorough investigation into the killing of a soldier from the Texas base By ACACIA CORONADO Report for America/ Associated Press July 10, 2020, 11:03 PM 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail […]

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US Army investigating handout calling ‘Make America Great Again’ a form of White supremacy

The U.S. Army is investigating after a handout was distributed to personnel on an Army base in Alabama that included an image describing President Trump’s 2016 “Make America Great Again” slogan as a form of covert White supremacy. The handout, sent to personnel at Redstone Arsenal, invited all soldiers and personnel to attend an “Operation Inclusion” listening seminar. Rep. Mo  […]

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First Woman Joins Green Berets After Graduating Special Forces Training

WASHINGTON — A female National Guard soldier graduated from Army Special Forces training Thursday and earned the title of Green Beret, marking the first woman to do so since the Pentagon opened all combat jobs, including those in the Special Operations community, to women in 2016. The New York Times first reported the women’s ascension […]

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Tammy Duckworth’s history of US military and public service

Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a US Army veteran who lost both of her legs while serving in Iraq, rebuked Tucker Carlson after the conservative Fox News host attacked her suggested that she hates America. "Does @TuckerCarlson want to walk a mile in my legs and then tell me whether or not I love America?" Duckworth […]

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Army Officer Who Clashed With Trump Over Impeachment Set to Retire

WASHINGTON — An Army officer who was a prominent witness in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump last year said on Wednesday he has decided to retire after his promotion was imperiled by objections from the White House. The incident is the latest in what Pentagon and congressional officials say could be another flash point […]

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Senator who lost legs in Iraq hits back at Fox News host

Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a US Army veteran who lost both of her legs while serving in Iraq, rebuked Tucker Carlson after the conservative Fox News host attacked her and suggested that she hates America. "Does @TuckerCarlson want to walk a mile in my legs and then tell me whether or not I love America?" […]

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Disabled veteran committed for shooting 2 in Florida ER

A disabled Army veteran convicted of shooting and wounding two people inside a Florida veterans hospital has been committed to a mental health care facility for 25 years By The Associated Press July 7, 2020, 8:14 AM 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A disabled Army […]

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Addressing Diversity, Army Will Remove Photos of Officer Candidates in Promotion Reviews

WASHINGTON — The Army will remove photographs of candidates in promotion board hearings, senior officials said on Thursday, as part of an effort to address why so many black officers are being passed over in favor of their white counterparts. The move is part of an accounting on race that is underway at the Pentagon, […]

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Promotion in Jeopardy for Army Officer Who Challenged Trump on Ukraine

WASHINGTON — The promotion of an Army officer who was a prominent witness in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump last year is imperiled in what Pentagon and congressional officials say could be another flash point between the president and the military. Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman, a decorated Iraq war veteran who served on […]

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Army Reserve commander suspended amid investigation

The U.S. Army Reserve has suspended the commander of an Illinois-based unit as part of an ongoing investigation into allegations officers mishandled sexual misconduct complaints and retaliated against a whistleblower By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press June 16, 2020, 11:02 PM 3 min read 3 min read MADISON, Wis. — The U.S. Army Reserve suspended the […]

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How BTS & K-Pop Fandoms Are Fighting for Racial Justice | E! News

BTS Army recently matched the group’s $1 million donation to Black Lives Matter, while K-Pop fancams are being mobilized to help the cause. Watch! #BTS #ENews #CelebrityNews #KPop Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive segments, celebrity highlights, trend reports […]

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Robert Gates Calls to Replace Base Names From ‘Dark Side of Our History’

Former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates joined the call on Sunday to rename Army bases named after Confederate generals despite President Trump’s opposition, saying that it was time to rid the American military of symbols that represent “the dark side of our history.” Mr. Gates, who was appointed defense secretary by President George W. Bush […]

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These Are the 10 U.S. Army Installations Named for Confederates

Scattered across the American South, 10 Army bases bear the names of Confederate officers, including several who resigned their commissions in the United States military and fought against the Union Army in some of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. Some of the military installations acknowledge their namesakes on their websites. Others, like Fort […]

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