Afghan military faces surge in roadside bombs It had been planted not just to kill ... or improvised explosive devices. "Fighting them face-to-face is not a problem for us; our weakness is mines, we have some weakness countering mines," Jan said. After 12 years of war, roadside bombs are the No ... 10/2/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Afghan Taliban kill 4 police in checkpoint attacks The U.S.-led military coalition ends its mission next year ... 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S. The Taliban have littered many of the country's roads with improvised bombs that often kill civilians instead of security forces. An explosion from ... 06/2/2013 - 3:44 am | View Link
Afghan improvised bombs kill fewer U.S.-led troops WASHINGTON – U.S.-led troop deaths from makeshift bombs in Afghanistan are dropping sharply even though the number of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted by insurgents are near record levels, Pentagon data show. Now, less than half of troop ... 06/26/2012 - 7:16 pm | View Link
Suicide bomber plot by Afghan soldiers to kill government workers in Defense Ministry foiled: report The plot targeted one of the most secure sections of the capital city of Kabul, close to both the headquarters of the U.S.-led NATO coalition and the ... So far in 2012, only hidden IEDs — improvised bombs — have killed more coalition soldiers than ... 03/26/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
War Sucks: Afghan Offensive Slowed by Taliban Bombs, Civilian Deaths The U.S.-led offensive into Taliban-held southern Afghanistan continues, slowed by improvised Taliban bombs, and now without the use of ... years in the wreckage of post-war Yugoslavia: If you kill a civilian, their family and friends will hate you. 02/14/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
Civilian casualties in the War in Afghanistan (2001 ... The War in Afghanistan (2001–present) has resulted in between 18,000 and 20,000 Afghan civilians being killed. The war, launched by the United States as "Operation ... 07/22/2014 - 12:50 pm | View Website
iCasualties | Operation Enduring Freedom | Afghanistan At least three civilians were killed following a roadside bomb explosion in western Nimroz province of Afghanistan on Sunday. Provincial governor spokesman, Ahmad ... 07/22/2014 - 9:15 am | View Website
Helmand Blog BBC News South Asia Website Lashkar Gah, the capital of Afghanistan's Helmand province, was a war zone when the BBC's Bilal Sarwary visited four years ago. 07/22/2014 - 6:02 am | View Website
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A Kauai man is suing the chairwoman of the state Public Utilities Commission, saying she damaged his property while illegally running a bed and breakfast on the island's north shore.
State officials fined Morita and her husband, Lance Laney, $31,000 in May for building and operating the bed and breakfast without proper permits or permission.
"Every study that was conducted by the state and their accredited professionals proved that this breach was, in fact, natural," he said.
An anti-tax group sued state officials Tuesday in an effort to block an advisory ballot measure that seeks to overturn the U. S. Supreme Court's Citizens United campaign finance decision.
The bill by Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, puts a nonbinding measure on the November ballot asking voters if they want a federal constitutional amendment to restrict corporate campaign giving.
The only way to overturn the decision is for Congress to convene a constitutional convention, Brown said, a step that the Legislature called for in a separate joint resolution.
Police on Long Island say an 18-month-old girl is in serious condition after being found unresponsive in a swimming pool.
The child was found at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in a family's pool in Sayville.
Police officers and emergency workers performed CPR on the child before taking her to a hospital.
The child is currently in serious condition at Stony Brook University Hospital.
A former IRS employee in Central California was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of stealing the identities of her co-workers and opening credit card accounts to go on shopping sprees with friends, federal prosecutors said.
A grand jury indicted the four Fresno County residents on 23 counts, charging them with conspiracy, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft.