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  • Iraqi forces fail to recapture Tikrit from militants again

    Iraqi forces fail to recapture Tikrit from militants again
    Iraqi forces halted a short-lived offensive Tuesday to recapture Tikrit, home town of executed dictator Saddam Hussein, due to fierce resistance from Islamic state fighters who have also threatened to attack Americans "in any place." In Geneva, the...
  • Prison officials to decide whether to send 9/11 defendant's letter to Obama

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the man who bragged that he ran the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks "from A to Z," has written President Barack Obama about his views on the situation in Gaza and other current events. If the...
  • Former Iraqi VP urges role for Saddam loyalists, criticises U.S. action

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Former dictator Saddam Hussein's Baath party must play a role if a political solution is to be found in Iraq, ex-vice president Tarek al-Hashemi said on Monday, warning that U.S. air strikes would do nothing to end the violence....
  • Germany's Merkel to visit Kiev on Saturday

    KIEV/BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel will hold talks in Ukraine on Saturday with national and local leaders aimed at boosting efforts to support the government in Kiev in its struggle against pro-Russian rebels, German and Ukrainian officials...
  • Artillery fire heard on outskirts of rebel-held Ukrainian city

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Artillery fire could be heard on Tuesday in the settlement of Makiivka, on the eastern outskirts of the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk, Reuters reporters at the scene said. Residents said it was the first time there had been...
  • Turkish shipbuilder Karadeniz to send floating power station to Gaza

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish shipbuilder Karadeniz Holding plans to send an electricity generating vessel to Gaza to provide urgently needed power in the enclave left reeling by an Israeli bombing campaign that began last month. Karadeniz announced its...
  • U.S. military back to Iraq? That's a terrible mistake

    U.S. military back to Iraq? That's a terrible mistake
    We may call the latest U.S. intervention "humanitarian" and "limited," but make no mistake: President Barack Obama's decision to bomb in Iraq will cause further violence and deterioration in that country, and draw the United States deeper into a...
  • Islamic State message to America: 'we will drown all of you in blood'

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Islamic State militant group that has seized large parts of Iraq and drawn the first American air strikes since the end of the occupation in 2011 has warned the United States it will attack Americans "in any place" if the raids hit...
  • Rebels get chance to make history

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - UNLV - INSIDE SLANT Back in April it appeared that UNLV was going to make history for all the wrong reasons. The Rebels were banned by the NCAA for postseason play for an Academic Progress Rate (APR) score of 925,...
  • Iraqis, U.S. recapture Mosul Dam from Islamic State, Obama says

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraqi and Kurdish troops, backed by heavy U.S. air support, recaptured Iraq's largest dam Monday, the most significant victory over the Islamic State since the militants overran almost half of Iraq in mid-June. It remained to be seen...
  • Blotter: Criminal trespass and disorderly conduct in Grayslake

    Blotter: Criminal trespass and disorderly conduct in Grayslake
    The following items were taken from police reports. A 39-year-old Grayslake man was arrested on July 29 at 11:13 a.m. on Route 83 at Center Street and charged with driving on a revoked license. A 19-year-old Wildwood man was arrested on July 30 at 11:...