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Yahoo US Six missing after U.S. military aircraft collide off Japan

WASHINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Six U.S. Marines were missing following a still-unexplained mishap off the coast of Japan on Thursday involving two U.S. Marine Corps aircraft, which may have collided mid-air during a refueling exercise gone wrong, U.S. officials said.

Yahoo US No chumminess between Trump, former presidents at George Bush funeral

President Donald Trump joined the group of living ex-U.S. presidents on Wednesday to commemorate the life of former President George H. W. Bush, but in a service characterized by emotion and good feeling, warmth between the current and former occupants of the White House was decidedly absent. Trump

Yahoo US Driver who killed woman at Virginia rally may have felt threatened: witness

James Fields, 21, does not dispute being at the wheel of the car that killed a woman and injured others protesting the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville on Aug. 12, 2017. The violent chaos at the rally became a pivotal moment in the resurgence of white nationalist fringe groups in

Yahoo US Body of former President Bush returns to Houston for funeral

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush was hailed at his state funeral on Wednesday as a warrior-statesman of uncommon personal kindness who went from being a hero of American conflicts to representing a bygone era of civility in politics. Amid an unusual bipartisan spirit at the service at Washington

Yahoo US Parts of ravaged Paradise open for first time since California wildfire

Thousands of Paradise residents who fled a monster blaze a month ago were allowed on Wednesday to return to some neighborhoods in the Northern California city nearly obliterated by one of the deadliest wildfires in U.S. history. Tim Moniz, a rice farmer and welder in his 50s, personally surveyed the