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U.S. identifies remains of soldier missing since 1951

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Sixty years after vanishing on the battlefields of the Korean War and 20 years after being shipped back in a coffin, the remains of a US soldier have been identified using DNA testing. The Pentagon said Monday it had identified Corporal A.V. Scott, who went missing in…

US pays tribute to its last World War 1 veteran

ARLINGTON, Virginia (AFP) – President Barack Obama Tuesday led the United States in paying homage to its last World War I veteran, Frank Buckles, who died last month at the age of 110. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden made an unscheduled visit to the Arlington military cemetery to pay…