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 ... 10/3/2013 - 3:13 am | View Link
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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 - 2:07 pm | View Link
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U.S. military works to foil Afghan bombers Roadside bombs in Afghanistan are more likely to injure and kill U.S.-led forces than the ones planted in Iraq ... A military task force dedicated to countering improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, calculates that a casualty results from more than ... 08/7/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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Britain's Royal Air Force is already part of a U. S.-led campaign against the militants in Iraq, and on Thursday Cameron argued that the strikes should be expanded to Syria.
The government is trying to build support among lawmakers for military action before calling a vote in Parliament, which could come next week.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has visited a camp for Syrian refugees and suggested they should be absorbed by neighboring Middle Eastern countries.
Carson said in a statement after Saturday's visit to the Azraq camp in Jordan that Syrians could help enhance the economies of Arab states "that accept and integrate them."
Farmers will parade tractors decorated with Christmas lights and ornaments through downtown St. Albans during the second annual tractor parade.
Organizers say there will also be family friendly activities such as meeting Santa, face painting, a photo booth and free hot chocolate.
Online fraud spikes during the holiday shopping season, as people searching for the perfect gifts take to cyberspace and head to traditional stores armed with their smartphones.
"The Pandora's box of cyberattacks is about to open," says Pete Tyrrell, chief operating officer for Digital Guardian, a Waltham, Massachusetts-based data protection firm.
"People may want to log on to their Best Buy or Amazon accounts to check prices, but open Wi-Fi is probably the least secure place to do that," says Michael Kaiser, executive director of the National Cyber Security Alliance.
If you're tech-savvy enough to use VPN software — short for "virtual private network," a technique for shutting would-be eavesdroppers out of your connection — on your phone, then free Wi-Fi is safe so long as you have the VPN on.
Shoppers also need to be on the lookout for less high-tech thieves when shopping online in crowded public places like coffee shops, says Nitin Bhandari, senior vice president for products at Opera Software Solutions.
Emails that offer great deals on holiday gifts or donation pitches from charities could actually be attempts to steal your credit card or login information.
Another popular trick: fake emails supposedly sent by online retailers or shippers such as FedEx or UPS, saying that a payment for an order didn't go through, or that an order didn't ship.
Shopping on the websites of companies you've previously done business with can also save you time and hassle, says Steve Platt, a vice president at credit monitoring company Experian.
Kenya's police chief says two Kenyans in police custody have admitted assisting the Iranian state intelligence to plot attacks on western targets in Kenya.
In June 2013 a Kenyan court convicted two Iranian nationals of being Quds agents plotting attacks against Western targets in Kenya and they were sentenced to life in prison.