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  • Georgia men get 10 years in ricin plot

    Georgia men get 10 years in ricin plot
    A federal judge on Friday sentenced two Georgia militia group members to 10 years each in prison for conspiring to produce ricin, with prosecutors saying they plotted to release it from an airplane over Washington. Samuel Crump, 71, and Ray Adams, 58,...
  • Obama says key allies ready to join U.S. action in Iraq

    Obama says key allies ready to join U.S. action in Iraq
    President Barack Obama said key NATO allies stood ready to join the United States in military action to defeat Islamic State militants in Iraq as he vowed to 'take out' the leaders of a movement he said was a major threat to the West. Obama said the...
  • U.S. finds support from Arab countries in fight against Islamic State

    U.S. finds support from Arab countries in fight against Islamic State
    Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join airstrikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and threatened to kill another. U....
  • Report: Germany blames pro-Russian rebels for MH17 crash

    Report: Germany blames pro-Russian rebels for MH17 crash
    Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency has concluded that pro-Russian rebels are to blame for the downing of Malaysia Airline MH17 in Ukraine in July, Der Spiegel weekly reported Sunday, the first European agency to say so. The crash over pro-Russian...
  • 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...
  • John Kerry visits Iraq to build support for fight against Islamic State

    John Kerry visits Iraq to build support for fight against Islamic State
    Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Baghdad on Wednesday as he began a tour of the Middle East to build military, political and financial support to defeat Islamic State militants controlling parts of Iraq and Syria. Kerry on Monday had hailed the...
  • Hagel dismisses reports he resigned over differences with Obama

    Hagel dismisses reports he resigned over differences with Obama
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Thursday his resignation last week was not prompted by "major differences" with President Barack Obama, pushing back against statements that he had been fired or quit due to White House micromanagement. Hagel,...
  • U.S.: Other countries willing to launch air strikes in Syria

    U.S.: Other countries willing to launch air strikes in Syria
    The United States says other countries are willing to launch air strikes in Syria against Islamic State militants and its U.N. ambassador predicted on Sunday: "We will not do the air strikes alone." Washington is trying to build an international...
  • Blotter: Man, 35, charged with criminal sexual abuse in Woodstock

    Blotter: Man, 35, charged with criminal sexual abuse in Woodstock
    The following items were taken from Woodstock police reports: A 22-year-old Woodstock woman was arrested and charged with retail theft in the 1200 block of Lake Avenue around 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 26. She was scheduled to be in court on Dec. 4. A 21-...
  • Civil War raider sinks off Newport News

     Civil War raider sinks off Newport News
    When Union sailors steamed into Hampton Roads with the captured CSS Florida in mid-November 1864, many of their countrymen on the East Coast embraced news of the unexpected trophy as if they had been delivered. For two years, the fast, well-armed...
  • U.S., Arab allies begin airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria

    The United States and Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing dozens of Islamic State fighters and members of a separate al Qaeda-linked group, pursuing a campaign against militants into a war at the heart of the Middle East. "I...