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(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is authorizing targeted U.S. airstrikes to protect American personnel in Iraq. Addressing the nation from the White House, the President said he also ordered a humanitarian airdrop to help thousands of Iraqis who are stranded atop a mountain...
(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. military is reportedly delivering aid to Iraqis trapped by ISIS militants. The Iraqis are surrounded and running out of food and water. U.S. officials say President Obama has approved humanitarian air drops in Northern Iraq. Planes loaded with food...
(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest isn't confirming reports that the U.S. is considering making emergency airdrops to tens of thousands of Iraqis who are trapped atop a mountain in northwest Iraq. The stranded Iraqis fled a violent surge by ISIS militants...
(Undated) -- Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden will remain in Russia for at least another three years. Snowden's Russian attorney told reporters today that the NSA whistleblower has gotten a three-year residence permit. Snowden has been in Russia since...
(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest is not confirming reports that the U.S. military is considering making emergency airdrops to Iraqis who are trapped atop a mountain. Thousands of Iraqis got stranded after fleeing a violent surge by ISIS militants in...
(Mosul, Iraq) -- ISIS militants are now in control of Iraq's largest dam. Residents near the dam and officials in the region told the "New York Times" that militants over-ran Kurdish security forces Thursday near the Mosul dam, which is a major supplier of water and electricity...
(Las Vegas, NV) -- Hackers are successfully targeting spy agencies. Researchers at Kaspersky Lab say they have uncovered a cyber espionage operation that managed to penetrate two intelligence agencies along with hundreds of government and military targets in Europe and the...
(Washington, DC) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit. Kerry is trying to ease political tensions in Afghanistan's disputed presidential election. It is also the first visit by a top member of the Obama administration since this week's...
(Undated) -- Pope Francis is appealing to world leaders today to help end the crisis in northern Iraq. A sweeping advance by radical Islamic state militants has forced thousands of people to flee their homes. The Vatican issued a statement today calling the situation a "...