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  • U.S. air strike in Syria kills Islamic State militants, civilians: report

    U.S. air strike in Syria kills Islamic State militants, civilians: report
    U.S. warplanes attacked Islamic State targets in Syria overnight, in raids that a group monitoring the war said killed civilians as well as jihadist fighters. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes hit mills and grain...
  • U.S., Kurds strike at Islamic State in Syria

    U.S., Kurds strike at Islamic State in Syria
    U.S. warplanes attacked Islamic State targets in Syria overnight, in raids that a group monitoring the war said killed civilians as well as jihadist fighters. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes hit mills and grain...
  • Floridians save only 5% with higher deductible

    Insurance Florida drivers who raise their car insurance deductible from $500 to $1000 only save 5 percent, according to a new study by insuranceQuotes.com that is owned by North Palm Beach-based Bankrate.com. This is below the national average of a 9...
  • Brazil's Embraer debuts military plane made in Florida

    Brazil's Embraer debuts military plane made in Florida
    Embraer, the Brazilian aircraft maker than runs U.S. operations from Fort Lauderdale, has rolled out its first military plane made in Florida. Embraer and its partner Sierra Nevada Corp. this week presented the A-29 Super Tucano light air support...
  • Stephen Mihm: Air Force removes God from chain of command

    Stephen Mihm: Air Force removes God from chain of command
    Score one for the secular humanists. The U.S. Air Force announced this week that it is dropping the "So help me, God" coda to its oath of enlistment. The phrase will also no longer be mandatory in oaths administered when officers are commissioned. The...
  • MV Cape Ray returns to Hampton Roads

    MV Cape Ray returns to Hampton Roads
    The Merchant Marines ship MV Cape Ray and its crew earned two honors Friday for its mission to neutralize 600 tons of deadly Syrian chemical weapons. The crew received the Merchant Marine Medal for Outstanding Achievement and the Cape Ray earned the...
  • SpaceX aims to step up launch rate with next mission for NASA

    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - A cargo version of the spaceship being developed by privately owned Space Exploration Technologies is slated to launch early Saturday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the company's second launch in 13 days....
  • South Korea to sign deal this month to buy 40 F-35 jets for $7 billion: sources

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will sign a deal this month to buy 40 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets for about 7.34 trillion won ($7.06 billion) for delivery in 2018-2021, two people with knowledge of the transaction told Reuters on Wednesday....
  • Obama to seek world help stopping Americans, others who go to join terrorists

    NEW YORK President Barack Obama will push other countries this week to join the United States in an unprecedented program to stop the often deadly activities of the thousands of so-called foreign fighters who travel abroad to join terrorist organizations,...
  • Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares

    Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares
    As South Vietnam spiraled toward collapse in April 1975, a plane carrying Vietnamese orphans to new homes in the U.S. crashed about 15 minutes after takeoff from Saigon. A cargo door on the U.S. Air Force C-5A blew out and control cables and hydraulic...
  • Florida travel calendar for October

    Florida travel calendar for October
     Check out festivals and events in October across the state.  View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below:  This list is organized by region.   Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach,...