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  • Pictures in the News | Sept. 25, 2014

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News begins at Dodger Stadium, where the Boy in Blue clinched their second consecutive National League West crown with a 9-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants....
  • Assad steps up bombing as West strikes militants in Syria

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-led forces hit Islamic State bases in eastern Syria on Friday and a monitoring group said the Syrian army had intensified its bombing campaign in the west. U.S. and Arab forces began bombing Islamic State militants in northern...
  • Iraqi PM says Islamic State plans subway attacks in U.S. and Paris

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Iraq has "credible" intelligence that Islamic State militants plan to attack subway systems in Paris and the United States, the prime minister said on Thursday, but U.S. and French officials said they had no evidence to back up his...
  • Berlin voices support for air strikes on Islamic State in Syria

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government offered clear support on Friday for U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic State militants' bases inside Syria, with an aide to Chancellor Angela Merkel pointing out that Damascus had not made any protest. Germany...
  • Iraqi PM says Islamic State plans subway attacks in U.S., Paris

    Iraqi PM says Islamic State plans subway attacks in U.S., Paris
    Iraq has "credible" intelligence that Islamic State militants plan to attack subway systems in Paris and the United States, the prime minister said on Thursday, but U.S. and French officials said they had no evidence to back up his claims. Prime...
  • President Obama will go out with a war cry

    Anyone who wondered how Barack Obama was going to spend the last two years of his presidency got an answer last week: He'll be fighting a war. When the president talks about his new offensive against the extremist group that calls itself Islamic State,...
  • Islamic State tightens siege of Syria town, more Europeans join alliance

    Islamic State tightens siege of Syria town, more Europeans join alliance
    The U.S. and allied air strikes against Islamic State fighters in Syria that began earlier this week have disrupted the militant group's command and control and logistics ability, the top U.S military officer said on Friday. General Martin Dempsey,...
  • Britain, Belgium and Denmark join coalition fighting Islamic State

    The British Parliament voted Friday to carry out airstrikes in Iraq against the extremist group Islamic State in a move that for now keeps the nation’s military out of the conflict next door in Syria. Lawmakers, who were recalled from recess for...
  • Why 'No Boots On The Ground' Isn't Reassuring

    Why 'No Boots On The Ground' Isn't Reassuring
    Each time I hear President Barack Obama assure us that there will be "no boots on the ground" in Iraq or Syria, I think of my husband's Army boots, lying in a heap in the corner of the downstairs study. They're covered in fine dust from his latest...
  • Denmark, Britain join U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State

    Denmark, Britain join U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State
    Denmark announced on Friday it will send seven F-16 fighter jets to take part in a U.S.-led military coalition attacking Islamic State militants in Iraq, and parliament in Britain approved British participation. Danish and British jets will join a...
  • Islamic State siege of Syrian town threatens Turkey's Kurdish peace

    Islamic State siege of Syrian town threatens Turkey's Kurdish peace
    MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - The siege by Islamic State militants of a largely Kurdish Syrian border town has become a rallying point for Turkey's Kurds, not just against the Sunni insurgents but against the Turkish state, endangering a fragile peace...