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(Arlington, VA) -- Pentagon spokesman John Kirby says airstrikes in Syria were conducted to disrupt "imminent attack planning" against the U.S. and American interests. Kirby told a briefing that overnight airstrikes were very successful. U.S.-led airstrikes went after ISIS and...
(Undated) -- The International Committee of the Red Cross is stressing that the U.S. and its allies must comply with the rules of war when carrying out airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. Simon Shorno with the ICRC in Syria says that according to the Geneva Conventions, this type of...
(Birmingham, AL) -- Authorities in Alabama say the UPS employee who fatally shot two supervisors at a UPS facility Tuesday morning was fired from his job Monday. Police say the gunman took his own life after shooting the two victims shortly before 9:30 a.m. Eastern in Birmingham...
(New York, NY) -- Former Vice President Al Gore is addressing the effects of climate change at a special U.N. summit in New York. He says climate change is not a hypothetical future event but a real, undeniable one that is already affecting the U.S. Gore stresses that drought is...
(Undated) -- The International Committee of the Red Cross wants to make sure the U.S. and its allies comply with the rules of war when carrying out airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. The agency tasked with overseeing implementation of the Geneva Conventions stressed the basic rules...
(Washington, DC) -- Visible security changes have been made outside the White House after an armed intruder managed to get inside last week. There is now a line of crowd-control barriers running along the entire length of the White House front lawn. The barriers greet...
(Undated) -- The ACLU is filing a lawsuit against Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on behalf of U.S. Army Private Chelsea Manning. The lawsuit comes after the organization set a September 4th deadline to treat Manning for gender dysphoria and was met with no results. Manning has...
(Austin, TX) -- Southwest Airlines is investigating why a plane had to make an emergency landing in Austin. Flight 481 returned to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport this morning when an odor was smelled in the cabin. Passengers on the Dallas-bound flight ended up using...
(West Milford, NJ) -- The deadly black bear attack on a Rutgers University student is the first recorded in New Jersey in more than 150 years. A Department of Environmental Protection spokesman says the 300-pound bear refused to leave Darsh Patel's body. Patel was hiking with...