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  • Al Qaeda affiliate besieges two Syrian towns

    Al Qaeda affiliate besieges two Syrian towns
    Islamist rebels were trying to wrest control Sunday of a pair of besieged pro-government towns in northern Syria, according to opposition and loyalist accounts. Fighters from Al Nusra Front, Al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, launched Grad missiles and mortar...
  • Landmark open meeting on Agent Orange held at Oregon VA hospital

    By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - Vietnam War veterans on Saturday called for more research into the health effects of U.S. service members' exposure to Agent Orange, in a first of its kind open meeting at a VA hospital in Portland, Oregon,...
  • Recap: UNLV 57, Temple 50

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: UNLV 57, Temple 50 UNLV 57, Temple 50: Christian Wood scored 18 points with 13 rebounds and sparked a second-half surge as the Rebels prevailed in a defensive struggle at the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic consolation game in...
  • Wood scores 18 to lead UNLV over Temple

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange Wood scores 18 to lead UNLV over Temple NEW YORK -- Christian Wood had heard teammates urging him to stay down in the low post for easy baskets. Through his first 4 1/2 games, Wood did not...
  • Pentagon operation name for Islamic State fight inspires criticism

    During World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill urged military leaders to come up with valiant names for battles so no mother of a fallen soldier need say her son was killed "in an operation called 'Bunnyhug' or 'Ballyhoo.'" More than 70...
  • Egypt could send troops to a Palestinian state to help out: paper

    MILAN (Reuters) - Egypt would be ready to lend a hand in securing a future Palestinian state by sending in troops that could help out local police and offer Israel security guarantees, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in a newspaper interview....
  • Iraqi forces say retake two towns from Islamic State

    By Saif Hameed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces said on Sunday they retook two towns north of Baghdad from Islamic State fighters, driving them from strongholds they had held for months and clearing a main road from the capital to Iran. There was no...
  • Iraqi forces say they've retaken 2 towns from Islamic State

    Iraqi forces say they've retaken 2 towns from Islamic State
    Iraqi forces said Sunday they retook two towns north of Baghdad from Islamic State fighters, driving them from strongholds they had held for months and clearing a main road from the capital to Iran. There was no independent confirmation that the army,...
  • U.S. troops to remain in Baltics, Poland next year

    VILNIUS (Reuters) - The United States will keep troops in Poland and the Baltic states for at least the next year as tensions with Russia remain, the commander of U.S. land forces in Europe said on Sunday. Several hundred U.S. troops were deployed in...
  • Kenya says it killed 100 attackers behind bus ambush that killed 28

    Kenya says it killed 100 attackers behind bus ambush that killed 28
    Kenyan security forces have pursued and killed more than 100 militants and destroyed their camp in Somalia after the ambush of a Nairobi-bound bus that killed 28 people, Deputy President William Ruto said Sunday. Somalia's Islamist al Shabaab militants...
  • Nov. 24 Letters: Hampton projects, Fort Monroe, veterans support, assault victim

    Debt in Hampton Once again, will the last person to leave Hampton please turn off the lights. For if the Hampton City Council continues to come up with costly, unneeded capital improvement projects, then the city is likely to wind up in bankruptcy...