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Ten sailors missing after US destroyer collision off Singapore

SINGAPORE: A rescue operation is under way for 10 sailors missing after a US destroyer collided with a tanker east of Singapore on Monday, in the second accident involving an American warship in two months. Guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with the merchant vessel Alnic MC east of Singapore and near the Straits of Malacca in the early hours, the US Navy said a statement. "Initial reports indicate John S. McCain sustained damage to her port side aft," it said. "There are currently 10 sailors…

Personal data for more than 130,000 sailors hacked: US Navy

CALIFORNIA: Hackers gained access to sensitive information, including Social Security numbers, for 134,386 current and former United States sailors, the US Navy said on Wednesday. It said a laptop used by a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services employee working on a US Navy contract was hacked. Hewlett Packard informed the Navy of the breach on October 27 and the affected sailors will be notified in the coming weeks, the Navy said. "The Navy takes this incident extremely seriously - this is a matter of trust for our…

Kerry ‘frustrated, angry’ at Iran video of US sailors

WASHINGTON: Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday he was "frustrated and angry" at an Iranian video showing 10 detained US Navy sailors, as the American military described how the nine men and one woman were surrounded by machine gun-toting Iranian personnel.