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  • Drone killings reopen debate on U.S. hostage policy

    Drone killings reopen debate on U.S. hostage policy
    It wasn't until three months after a U.S. drone blasted a suspected al-Qaida compound in Pakistan that America's spies figured out that an aid worker from Rockville had been killed, the White House said this week. The deaths of Warren Weinstein, who...
  • Rep. Schiff reads names of Armenian genocide victims from House floor

    Rep. Schiff reads names of Armenian genocide victims from House floor
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) read from the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday the names of 1,000 people killed during the Armenian genocide. After business concluded in the House for the day, Schiff spent an hour reading the names...
  • Al-Qaida hostage from Md. killed in U.S. drone strike in Pakistan

    Al-Qaida hostage from Md. killed in U.S. drone strike in Pakistan
    — When the U.S. military targeted a suspected al-Qaida compound on the lawless border between Pakistan and Afghanistan in January, President Barack Obama said Thursday, intelligence officials didn't know the group was holding an aid worker from...
  • 818 Roundup: Rep. Schiff reads names of Armenian Genocide victims on House floor; Body found at hotel

    818 Roundup: Rep. Schiff reads names of Armenian Genocide victims on House floor; Body found at hotel
    Good morning, 818! Today is Thursday, April 23, 2015. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 69 degrees and a low of 52 with cloudy skies throughout the day, according to the National Weather Service. Here are you local headlines:...
  • Armenian Genocide remarks by Pope Francis bring about swift, strong local reaction

    It wasn’t so much what he said as how he said it. When Pope Francis used the term “genocide” on Sunday to describe the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks 100 years ago, he was not breaking new ground. Pope John Paul II had...
  • Armenian American community lauds pope's recognition of genocide

    Armenian American community lauds pope's recognition of genocide
    Members of Southern California’s Armenian American community on Sunday lauded Pope Francis, calling him “courageous” for his recognition of the mass killings of Armenians a century ago under the Ottoman Empire as genocide. “As...
  • Schiff reads names of Armenian Genocide victims on House floor

    Schiff reads names of Armenian Genocide victims on House floor
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday took to the U.S. House of Representatives floor to read the names of 1,000 people killed during the Armenian Genocide. After business concluded in the House for the day, Schiff spent an hour reading the names of...
  • Congress should pass ISIS war resolution: Their Take

    Congress should pass ISIS war resolution: Their Take
    Congress AWOL When he greeted Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi at the White House last week, President Obama said that the Iraqis and their allies, including the United States, had made "serious progress" in pushing Islamic State out of Iraqi...
  • Taking on Islamic State, with or without Congress

     Taking on Islamic State, with or without Congress
    When he greeted Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi at the White House last week, President Obama said that the Iraqis and their allies, including the United States, had made "serious progress" in pushing Islamic State out of Iraqi territory. That's true,...
  • Obama won't use term 'genocide' at 100th anniversary commemoration of Armenian massacres

    Obama won't use term 'genocide' at 100th anniversary commemoration of Armenian massacres
    White House officials have decided that President Obama will not use the word “genocide” to describe the killings of more than 1 million Armenians at the hands of Ottoman Turks when he commemorates the deaths  Friday, the 100th anniversary...
  • Rim of the Valley Corridor study released, recommends expansion over new park

    Rim of the Valley Corridor study released, recommends expansion over new park
    Following multiple delays and the urging of local lawmakers to publish its findings, the National Park Service released its draft report Tuesday on the Rim of the Valley Corridor study, recommending a boundary adjustment as a less costly and more...