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Veterans, non-veterans alike remember Memorial Day

Veterans, non-veterans alike remember Memorial Day

More than 100 people attended the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the town hall Monday morning. Wreaths were placed in front of the wall in recognition of World Wars I and II and the Korean and Vietnam wars. "This day is for our veterans", Kathy Santoli, a Port Washington resident, said. Memorial Day is about more than summer road trips and barbecues.



May and Corbyn left bruised after General Election TV showdown

The Labour leader, as expected, was given a tough time by the former Newsnight host when facing the journalist in the Sky News and Channel 4 head-to-head leader interviews. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he would not "soften" the UK's foreign policy if he became prime minister, after Conservative claims that he would be soft on terrorism.



US shoots down mock warhead over Pacific

Syring's agency sounded a note of caution. According to the plan, a 5-foot-long "kill vehicle" released from atop the interceptor zeroed in on the ICBM-like target's mock warhead outside Earth's atmosphere and obliterated it by sheer force of impact, the Pentagon said.


Arlington Heights Remember Those Who Have Fallen With Parade, Ceremony

Arlington Heights Remember Those Who Have Fallen With Parade, Ceremony

The loss of American life was so severe that it required the creation of America's first national cemeteries. After World War I, it was extended to include all men and women who died in any war or military action. Memorial Day is a day to take time to remember the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Many arrived early to the Memorial Day ceremony at Nashville National Cemetery to honor current service members, veterans and those who have fallen.


Fundraising pages for stabbing victims raise almost $800K in two days

Fundraising pages for stabbing victims raise almost $800K in two days

Micah David-Cole Fletcher was the third man who was stabbed, and he is now in the hospital , according to Buzzfeed . "They didn't even know me and they lost their lives because of me and my friend and the way we look". In all, Christian stabbed three men. The article included video clips of a man wearing a metal chain around his neck and draped in an American flag shouting "I'm a nihilist!" The probable cause affidavit written by Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Ryan ...



Hit or miss, missile defense test is a key milestone

This was the first test against a missile traveling at the trajectory and speed of an intercontinental ballistic missile - a weapon which could threaten the USA mainland with a nuclear warhead. North Korea says its nuclear and missile programs are a defense against perceived US military threats. The step would mean even less launch warning time for the United States.