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Daily Report: 12th US Service Member Under Investigation for Sex Scandal, More North Korean Threats, Has Sudan Declared War?

Cartagena, Columbia
Gabriel Vasquez
Cartagena, Columbia

12th military member under investigation in scandal - CNN "A member of the U.S. military assigned to the White House Communications Agency is under investigation in connection with alleged misconduct in Colombia, bringing to 12 the total number of military personnel being reviewed, officials said Monday."

South Sudan's leader says Sudan has declared war - Associated Press "The president of South Sudan says attacks by rival Sudan amount to a declaration of war on his country. Salva Kiir made the remark Tuesday during talks with Chinese President Hu Jintao in Beijing. Kiir arrived Monday for a five-day visit."

Black Hawk helicopter crew mourned at Kandahar Air Field - Stars and Stripes "The mission goes on. Outside a hangar full of mourners here Monday, the buzz of choppers continued unabated. There’s little time to pause during a war. For two hours, though, hundreds of soldiers got a chance to say goodbye."


North Korea issues sharp military threat to South Korea - Associated Press "North Korea's military warned Monday of imminent "special actions" that would reduce South Korea's conservative government to ashes within minutes, sharply escalating the rhetoric against its southern rival."

Officials Explain New Sexual Assault Policies - American Forces Press Service "Senior Defense Department officials today said they hope more service members who are victims of sexual assault report the crimes as a result of a policy change Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta announced last week."