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FOUL play suspected in the deaths of soldiers at world’s largest military complexes in North Carolina

Authorities are investigating the possible angle of foul play in the death of a soldier and a veteran at a US army base. The lifeless bodies of Master Sergeant William J. Lavigne II and Timothy Duma were discovered at Fort Bragg army base in North Carolina on Wednesday. Officials said their deaths were not related […]

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United States military is purchasing location data of popular apps: Report

The United States military is purchasing private information gathered from apps around the world that have been downloaded nearly 100 million times, a news report says. An investigation by the online magazine Motherboard published on Monday found the US Special Operations Command was procuring location data from several companies. The most popular app among those […]

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US soldier accused of planning deadly attack on own unit

A US soldier has been charged with terrorism offences for planning a deadly ambush on his unit by sending information to a neo-Nazi group. Ethan Melzer, 22, stands accused of sending sensitive details about his unit to the Order of the Nine Angles. The US Department of Justice calls it an “occult-based neo-Nazi and racially […]

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US Army bans use of TikTok on work mobile phones

The US Army has banned the use of the increasingly popular TikTok app on work mobile phones for security reasons. The app, owned by the Chinese company, ByteDance, has come under close scrutiny recently in the US and other countries. US Army spokeswoman, Lt Col Robin Ochoa, told US media it was considered “a cyber […]