Military and defense
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The Air Force Academy in Colorado is conducting its fourth probe of cheating at the school since 2004.
Academy officials said Monday about 40 cadets may have copied portions of a lab report assignment.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch diplomat leading an international mission to dismantle Syria's chemical weapons program says the pace of removing chemicals from the civil war-torn country is picking up and an end-of-June deadline for total destruction of the program is still achievable.
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The Air Force Academy is investigating whether 40 freshman cadets cheated in a chemistry class.
Academy officials said Monday some cadets possibly copied portions of a lab report assignment.
The school says about 500 cadets are enrolled in the class.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former security contractors charged in a deadly shooting in Iraq are asking a federal judge to dismiss the case against them.
The former Blackwater Worldwide contractors are accused of taking part in a September 2007 shooting that prosecutors say killed 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians in Baghdad's Nisoor Square.