Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
U.S. believes Syria used chemicals The United States has evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. But numerous questions remain about the origins of the chemicals and what impact their apparent use could have on the ongoing Syrian civil war and international involvement in it. More
The Flash, the Boom and the Dark: 8 Days on the Front Line of the ... - Heritage Foundation Snipers, artillery, mortars, booby-traps. That’s the worst part of this war. ... radio that the separatist tank has turned back and is fleeing. 06/28/2015 - 1:07 pm | View Link
Vulnerabilities Exposed, Islamic State Evolving - VOA News ... reports about Islamic State fighters fleeing from ... while also laying out improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and booby traps, and even ... 06/26/2015 - 3:26 pm | View Link
Syrian Arab Republic: Islamic State attack puts Kobani ... - ReliefWeb ... to deliver some aid to those fleeing the fighting. ... percent destroyed, while both unexploded American bombs and IS booby traps pose major ... 06/26/2015 - 3:00 pm | View Link
ISIS reinforces Raqqa as Kurds get closer - Frontier Post What We Have Learned Since ISIS Declared a Caliphate One Year Ago - Time 06/25/2015 - 7:42 am | View Link
Iraqis return to shattered Tikrit after Islamic State routed - Sacramento Bee Iraqis return to shattered Tikrit after Islamic State routed - Star-Telegram 06/23/2015 - 3:03 pm | View Link
The bloody battle for Ramadi: Shocking footage shows violent clashes between ISIS and Iraqi forces in corpse-strewn streets of destroyed historic city Retaking Ramadi will be much more challenging because ISIS has reportedly laid booby traps around it ... Iraq's soldiers were heavily criticised for fleeing during the battle of Ramadi, whose fall was Islamic State's greatest military victory in over ... 05/23/2015 - 9:39 am | View Link
Ramadi Civilians Fleeing IS 'Charged Hundreds Of Dollars To Enter Baghdad' Displaced persons fleeing from Islamic State (IS ... that IS militants could infiltrate into Baghdad with displaced families. Dismantling Booby Traps In Ramadi Iraqi security forces have reported fresh advances against IS militants in Ramadi. 04/24/2015 - 4:14 am | View Link
Iraqi forces fight to rout Islamic State militants from Ramadi The insurgents began encroaching on Ramadi two weeks ago and local officials warned it was about to fall, sending more than 100,000 people fleeing their homes in ... military's Anbar operation command but booby-traps, snipers and suicide attacks were ... 04/22/2015 - 4:51 am | View Link
ISIS booby traps huge dam as Pope backs US strikes THE American-backed offensive to recapture Iraq's biggest dam stalled yesterday as fighters from the Islamic State rigged part of the area with booby traps and remotely triggered ... sent most of the jihadists fleeing from the central parts of Mosul ... 08/19/2014 - 12:17 am | View Link
Iraq Militants Seize Students, Fighting With al Qaeda Kills Over 50 People Security then swept the university using bomb disposal experts because it was feared that the al Qaeda members may have left booby traps before fleeing. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has not claimed responsibility for the attack but fighting ... 06/6/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Irrational Treasure "Irrational Treasure" is the eighth episode in Season 1 of Gravity Falls. It premiered on August... 07/26/2015 - 12:27 pm | View Website
Palestinians Flee Northern Gaza as a Cease-Fire Appears ... Israel’s aerial bombardment of Gaza continued Sunday, as did rocket fire into Israel, as Israeli leaders and Palestinian militants both appeared ready to ... 07/26/2015 - 8:10 am | View Website
Murder of Timothy Brenton The murder of Timothy Brenton occurred on October 31, 2009, in the Central District of Seattle, Washington, United States. Brenton, an officer with the Seattle Police ... 06/24/2015 - 6:42 pm | View Website
Kurdish forces claim Syrian border town, ousting Islamic ... Those fleeing the fighting told of being trapped between battle lines, terrorized by shelling. Some had been waiting for days on the Syrian side before managing to ... 06/16/2015 - 12:17 pm | View Website
Pentagon: No major review underway on strategy to defeat ... Despite the fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State, the Pentagon has not been asked by the White House to conduct a wholesale review of the strategy to defeat ... 05/20/2015 - 1:04 pm | View Website
Mets first. Granderson singled to center. Tejada hit into a double play, shortstop Amarista to first baseman Alonso, Granderson out. Dan. Murphy singled to left. Duda homered to center on a 0-2 count, Dan. Murphy scored. Uribe fouled out to first baseman Alonso.
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A month before he won election, Gov. Pat McCrory attended a fundraiser hosted by an appointee to the state Board of Elections who resigned amid questions about his ties to an Internet sweepstakes magnate targeted by a campaign finance investigation.
Disclosure reports filed by McCrory show his campaign paid $1,606 to Paul J.
Patriots fans are steamed after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld Tom Brady's four-game suspension Tuesday.
In bars across downtown Boston, denizens of Patriots Nation expressed surprise and anger at the ruling while still holding out hope their beloved quarterback would be vindicated -- either in the courtroom or on the field.
John Parthum, a native of suburban Andover, was enjoying a beer at the Barking Crab, a waterfront seafood shack, before heading to Fenway Park to catch the Red Sox game when a reporter delivered the most unwelcome news.
Back in college, Ben Zobrist once kicked Ned Yost out of his apartment.
He'll now play for Kansas City's manager.
The Royals made another big addition for the season's stretch run on Tuesday, acquiring the versatile Zobrist and nearly $2.6 million from the Oakland Athletics for right-hander Aaron Brooks and minor league left-hander Sean Manaea.
The 34-year-old Zobrist, an infielder and outfielder, batted .268 with six home runs and 33 RBIs in 67 games for the A's, who are in last place in the AL West after three straight playoff seasons.
He joins a Royals team that leads the AL in wins and has an eye on winning the World Series after losing in seven games to the San Francisco Giants last October.
Investigators say a driver was drunk and racing another vehicle when he hit and killed a man with his car in Colorado Springs.
The Gazette reports (http://goo.gl/995y8g ) 21-year-old John Marvel was arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide, driving under the influence, reckless driving and other traffic charges after the death of 22-year-old Andrew Shada early Saturday.
An arrest affidavit says Marvel failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the road and struck Shada outside a home.