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  • Islamic State posts video of US journalist's beheading, warns Obama to halt strikes

    WASHINGTON In a savage response to U.S. strikes on its fighters in northern Iraq, the Islamic State on Wednesday posted a video showing the beheading of an American news photographer, and it threatened to execute a second U.S. captive if President...
  • U.S. aims to fund alternative to Russian rocket engine in 2016

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government hopes to add funding to its 2016 budget for alternatives to Russian-made rocket engines to launch sensitive satellites, a key Pentagon official said Wednesday. Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall, the Pentagon'...
  • Clerk's office awards scholarships to local students

    Recently four students, including three from the western communities, earned $1,000 college scholarships, from the Clerk & Comptroller's office employees. James Bukowski of Loxahatchee, Ashley Pascual of Royal Palm Beach, Jefferson Wang of Wellington and...
  • FAA's well-founded caution on flights to Israel

    To the editor: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statement last week about the Federal Aviation Administration's brief ban on U.S. flights to Israel — that "there's no reason whatsoever for the mistaken FAA decision to instruct American...
  • FCAT-diploma flap, Obama, and Winter Garden: Letters

    FCAT-diploma flap I couldn't believe the article "Family fights FCAT rule keeping model student from his diploma" in the Aug. 24 Sentinel. The parents of Chinese student Jiaqi Chu want to have a law changed in Florida because he missed graduating high...
  • NATO would respond militarily to Crimea-style infiltration: general

    BERLIN (Reuters) - If Russia tries to infiltrate troops into a NATO country, even out of official military uniform as it did before it annexed Ukraine's Crimea, NATO will respond militarily, the alliance's top commander said in an interview published on...
  • Former Oviedo mayor appointed to Seminole school board

    Nearly a year after longtime Seminole County School Board member Diane Bauer's death, Gov. Rick Scott has appointed a replacement to serve the remainder of her term. Tom Walters, 65, the former Mayor of Oviedo who served in the U.S. Air Force from...
  • Emergency Response Teams Compete At Simsbury 'SWAT Challenge'

    SIMSBURY — Five members of the Meriden SWAT team crawled under electrically-charged wires, climbed onto a teammate's back to get over a 6-foot barrier, then knocked down a wooden door as part of the 10th Annual CT SWAT Challenge. During the...
  • In case of slain journalist, negotiations, silence, then a chilling warning

    WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - After months of silence from the captors of American journalist James Foley, on the night of Aug. 13, his family received a chilling message: Foley would be executed in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes on the militant group...
  • 'Ambiguous warfare' providing NATO with new challenge

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Since Russia's annexation of Crimea in March, NATO has been publicly refocusing on its old Cold War foe Moscow. The threats it now believes it faces, however, are distinctly different to those of the latter half of the 20th century....
  • Politicians Pay Tribute to Robin Williams, Whose Satire Didn't Sting

    President Obama's tribute, politicians' tweets and a congressman's Mork mockup showed just how widespread the shock and sadness was over the death of Robin Williams. His humor often touched on politics, and often it was quite biting. At a concert in...