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 ... 10/3/2013 - 7:22 am | View Link
Roadside bombs deliver message to Afghan troops In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 photo, Afghan army soldier Ali Raza, 30, uses an x-ray machine during an IED, or improvised explosive device, defusing training exercise in Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan. After 12 years of war, roadside bombs are the ... 08/26/2013 - 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
UN: U.S.-led forces killed fewer Afghan civilians last year KABUL, Afghanistan – The number of civilians killed by U.S.-led forces and their Afghan allies dropped ... Taliban suicide attacks killed 237, the U.N said, and roadside bombs, known as Improvised Explosive Devices, or IEDs, caused 904 deaths. 03/10/2011 - 5:59 am | View Link
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In a mostly somber New York Jets locker room, former teammates remembered slain former NFL player Joe McKnight as a "laid-back guy" who loved to laugh and keep everyone upbeat.
Authorities have described his death as the culmination of a "road rage" incident with another driver.
McKnight played for the Jets from 2010-12 and was among the team's final training camp cuts in 2013 after being a fourth-round draft pick out of USC.
A suburban New Orleans sheriff calls the shooting of ex-NFL player Joe McKnight a "road rage" incident and defended his handling of the investigation.
A suburban New Orleans sheriff says a man fired three rounds from inside his vehicle in the fatal shooting of former NFL player Joe McKnight, adding McKnight was standing outside the other man's vehicle.
A sheriff's statement added that preliminary accounts from witnesses and the shooter "suggested these events represented the culmination of a road rage incident."
A grandmother of Joe McKnight says family members are still seeking information on the former NFL player's death and why the man a sheriff identified as the shooter was released from custody.
Authorities say the man they identified as having fatally shot former NFL player Joe McKnight was released from custody overnight.
McKnight, who played for the New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs, is the second NFL player this year to die as a result of a possible road-rage incident.
Less than one month after his re-election to a state House seat in Seminole, a Republican state legislator is stepping down.
State election officials say the special election will cost between $30,000 and $40,000 if it includes a primary.
Bond yields fell and companies that pay big dividends, including real estate trusts, traded higher.
The discount retailer said its sales are off to a strong start in the holiday season.
The human resources software maker gave a weak forecast and said some customers have delayed large deals.
The 2004 presidential candidate and former Vermont governor made the surprise announcement in a videotaped message to a meeting of state party chairs in Denver.
Dean had served as chairman of the DNC and had announced he'd run again for the job after Hillary Clinton lost the presidency to Republican Donald Trump.
Outgoing Republican state Sen. William Doyle wants to make one thing clear when he's asked about his decision to stop pursuing a recount in his narrow election loss to former state representative and Statehouse Sgt. At Arms Francis Brooks:
At 90, Doyle, the longest-serving member of the Vermont Senate, says he's going to stay involved in politics and continue to use the Statehouse as the backdrop for the political science courses he teaches at Johnson State College.
Doyle is tied with Texas Rep.
Police say store surveillance video showed he grabbed the girl from behind near the exit of the store and tried to leave with her.
Wal will get credit for a little more than a year he spent in jail awaiting trial.