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  • US airstrikes hit both Islamic State, Nusra Front targets in Syria

    WASHINGTON The U.S. military and unidentified "partner nations" early Tuesday launched a bombing campaign against Islamist positions inside Syria, marking the first Western air raids on that country since a rebellion erupted there in 2011. The attacks...
  • Obama faces hurdles at U.N. Security Council meeting

    When he heads to the United Nations this week, President Obama will try to rally the world around military operations against Sunni extremists in Iraq, without invoking his predecessor's similar effort, which failed before the global body 11 years ago....
  • Afghan president-elect promises unity after disputed vote

    Afghan president-elect promises unity after disputed vote
    KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's president-elect promised to end political strife and corruption in a speech on Monday, his first since signing a power-sharing agreement with his rival aimed at bringing months of turmoil to a close. "Afghanistan's...
  • US, coalition partners strike in Syria with aircraft, Tomahawk missiles

    WASHINGTON U.S. aircraft and "partner nation forces" struck Islamic State targets inside Syria early Tuesday in the first strikes in that country since President Barack Obama said he would expand the U.S. campaign against the Islamist militant group Sept....
  • Challenger tries to tie Duckworth to VA scandal

     Challenger tries to tie Duckworth to VA scandal
    The Republican challenger trying to unseat U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth tried to tie her to the Department of Veterans Affairs health care scandal during a joint appearance Monday. "These issues didn't just come up overnight. These have been there for a...
  • Arab role may be key to U.S. strikes in Syria: U.S. officials

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama wants some Arab participation in air strikes against the Islamic State in order to expand the campaign to Syria, reflecting U.S. concerns that any long-term campaign must count on regional involvement, U.S....
  • Ebola toll passes 2,800 but 'contained' in Senegal, Nigeria : WHO

    Ebola toll passes 2,800 but 'contained' in Senegal, Nigeria : WHO
    FREETOWN (Reuters) - An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been largely contained in Senegal and Nigeria, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, but the disease is still spreading elsewhere and has now killed over 2,811 people in the...
  • Islamic State urges attacks on U.S., French citizens, taunts Obama

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State urged its followers on Monday to attack citizens of the United States, France and other countries which have joined a coalition to destroy the ultra-radical group. Islamic State spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani also...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Gala Concert To Commemorate Yale Bowl Centennial

    The United States Military Academy Band at West Point and the Yale Concert Band will join together on the eve of their 46th football meeting to present a gala concert to commemorate the Centennial of the Yale Bowl (1914), on Friday, Sept. 26, at 8 p.m.,...
  • Missing Afghan soldiers found near Canadian border

    Three Afghan soldiers, who went missing while in Massachusetts for military training, have been found trying to cross the border into Canada, a defense department official said on Monday. “I can confirm that the Canadians have them,” the...
  • Missing Afghan soldiers found trying to cross U.S.-Canada border: official

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Three Afghan National Army soldiers who did not return to a training exercise at U.S. military base in Massachusetts were found trying to cross the Canadian border, a Massachusetts State Police official said on Monday. The men...