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  • Air strikes not enough to destroy Islamic State: U.S. general

    WIESBADEN Germany (Reuters) - Air strikes alone will not be enough to destroy Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, and Baghdad will need training to rebuild ground forces capable of "going after them and rooting them out," the U.S. Army Chief of...
  • Top U.S. security threats: lone wolves, Syria fighters : officials

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans radicalized by online propaganda from Islamic State and other militant groups pose the main terrorist threat to the United States, which is especially vulnerable to foreign fighters returning from Syria, senior U.S....
  • Weekly Previews: Top-ranked St. Francis ready for showdown with No. 1 Monrovia

    Weekly Previews: Top-ranked St. Francis ready for showdown with No. 1 Monrovia
    The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week. Something will give when the Golden Knights and Wildcats take the field at 7 p.m. Friday in a game featuring a pair of top-ranked teams in their respective CIF...
  • Obama reiterates that U.S. forces have no 'combat mission' in Iraq

    Emphasizing the American military’s unrivaled expertise, President Obama thanked service members Wednesday and repeated that U.S. forces taking on the Islamic State militant group would not serve in combat, a day after his top general repeatedly...
  • Game of the Week: Rivals Crescenta Valley, La Cañada look to stay unbeaten

    Game of the Week: Rivals Crescenta Valley, La Cañada look to stay unbeaten
    The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week. Crescenta Valley High and La Cañada remain undefeated and have done so convincingly. The Falcons (2-0) have turned to their prolific offense to spur them. The...
  • Gen. Dempsey: Islamic State dispersing into urban areas in Iraq

    Militants in Iraq are seeking to blunt the effectiveness of U.S. airstrikes by dispersing their forces into urban areas and increasingly adopting terror tactics such as suicide attacks and bombings, says a senior American military officer. “What...
  • House approves Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels, but doubts linger

    Despite deep reluctance from lawmakers, the House on Wednesday approved President Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, with the Senate expected to give final passage Thursday. But while the 273-156 vote was...
  • Iran fills key role in battling Islamic State in Iraq

    In an isolated corner of northeastern Iraq, a foreign power has been a crucial contributor in a little-noticed front against the militant Islamic State — and it's not the United States. At his office here, Mala Bakhtiar, military supervisor of the...
  • Paul Greenberg: The Scottish play

    It's an old superstition among actors, who tend to avoid calling one of Shakespeare's tragedies by its name, which is supposed to invite disaster. It's like the way they avoid wishing each other good luck opening night lest they jinx it, preferring to say...
  • Spain to replace Dutch in Turkey Patriot missile deployment

    MADRID (Reuters) - Spain will send a Patriot anti-ballistic missile battery to Turkey's southern border with Syria as part of a NATO initiative, Defense Minister Pedro Morenes said on Wednesday, replacing the Netherlands' contribution to the deployment....
  • Richard Blumenthal Unsatisfied After Questioning Hagel on ISIS Mission

    Richard Blumenthal Unsatisfied After Questioning Hagel on ISIS Mission
    Washington -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., was one of several lawmakers on Tuesday who tried to pin down top Pentagon officials on the administration's new campaign to target Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, and they were not satisfied with the...