President Donald Trump has appeared to double down on his claim that the U.S. military's arsenal includes conventional weapons that are more powerful than nukes.

While commemorating the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks Wednesday at the Pentagon, the president warned terrorists that they would be obliterated if they attacked the United States again.

"If, for any reason, they come back to our country, we will go wherever they are and use power the likes of which the United States has never used before," Trump said. "And I'm not even talking about nuclear power. They will have never seen anything like what will happen to them."

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The commander of Tyndall Air Force Base said Monday that it would probably take a "couple of weeks" before the base gets power back online after a hurricane devastated the base and surrounding areas.

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As Hurricane Florence battered the Carolinas last week, the U.S. military prepped for the aftermath of the deadly storm by forward deploying troops and supplies.

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The Carolina coast is bracing for Hurricane Florence, the Category 4 monster churning in the mid-Atlantic. The massive cyclone is headed for Wilmington, NC, and is expected to make landfall at 2 am on Friday the 14th.

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U.S. Army photo by Lt. Zachary West

Hurricane Harvey slammed Texas this weekend, dumping more than 20 inches of rain in some areas, collapsing parts of buildings, and turning streets into raging rivers, and it shows no signs of letting up, reports the New York Times.

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Over the weekend, Hurricane Harvey devastated southeast Texas, likely impacting the lives of more than 450,000 people, according to the director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. And they need your help.

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