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NATO chief rules out rushed, early exit from Afghanistan

The NATO chief said Wednesday that "when the conditions are met, then we will leave together, but not before.”

Turkey’s Erdogan slams Macron amid Mediterranean tensions

France and Turkey, both NATO members, have been at odds over an arms embargo for Libya and over the situation in the the eastern Mediterranean, where Turkey is prospecting for oil and gas in waters claimed by Greece and Cyprus. Turkey says it has equal rights to those waters.

US leaving arms control treaty with Russia

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that the U.S. is pulling out of a treaty with Russia that's been a centerpiece of arms control since the Cold War.

Trump boasts of America’s might, draws headshakes at UN

President Donald Trump delivered a sharp rebuke of global governing at the United Nations on Tuesday, drawing headshakes and even mocking laughter from fellow world leaders as he promoted his aggressive "America First" agenda and boasted of America's economic and military might.

Camp Lejuene convoy arrives at port ahead of NATO exercise

About 70 military vehicles from Camp Lejeune arrived at the Port of Wilmington Thursday morning.

Trump: US to impose sanctions on Turkey over detained NC pastor

Vice President Mike Pence is threatening NATO ally Turkey with economic sanctions over a detained American pastor held on terror and espionage charges.

Trump corrects his quote, says he misspoke on Russian meddling

Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to "clarify" his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he had misspoken when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in the 2016 U.S. election.

Trump’s claim that NATO will boost defense spending disputed

President Donald Trump closed out his chaotic two-day visit to NATO Thursday by declaring victory, claiming that member nations caved to his demands to significantly increase defense spending and reaffirming his commitment to the alliance.

The Latest: German officials say US wrong on climate, trade

Germany is rejecting a U.S. official's assertion that efforts to combat climate change will harm economic growth.

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Llamas help disc golfers in Carolina Beach by serving as caddies

The Southeast Llama Rescue held a fundraiser Saturday in Carolina Beach to help abused, neglected or unwanted llamas. 

Volunteer brings neighborhood together to collect food for Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard

One man brought his Wilmington neighborhood together Saturday to collect bags of food for Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. 

Traffic to shift on Market Street

An N.C. Department of Transportation contractor is planning to shift traffic on a major Wilmington street.

Carla Wallenda, member of famed high-wire act, dies at 85

Wallenda was the daughter of Karl Wallenda and began appearing in the family's act at an early age. She began topping the family's seven-person pyramid at age 15.