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4 Pilots Recovered After US Navy Jets Collide Off North Carolina Coast

4 Pilots Recovered After US Navy Jets Collide Off North Carolina Coast

OREGON INLET, N.C. – The U.S. Coast Guard responded about 25 miles off the North Carolina shore after receiving reports of a collision between two planes. According to the Coast Guard the incident involved two F/A-18 jets. Reports indicate there were two pilots in each jet all four were recovered. The incident was reported around 10:30 a.m. and a Coast Guard helicopter was dispatched from Coast Guard Air Station …

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Okinawa Prefecture: US Navy Sailor Arrested in Japan on Suspicion of Rape

Okinawa Prefecture: US Navy Sailor Arrested in Japan on Suspicion of Rape

TOKYO – Japanese police said Monday they have arrested a 24-year-old US sailor on suspicion of raping a Japanese woman on Okinawa, in a case that could further fan sentiment against Washington s military presence on the fortified southern island. Okinawa was the site of a brutal World War II battle between Japan and the United States but is now considered a strategic linchpin supporting …

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