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
Booby traps, bunkers as IS makes a stand in Libya Garages often contain unexploded car bombs, a Reuters reporter on the ground said. Suicide belts are sometimes left behind by fleeing fighters. Misrata forces have also been increasingly using tanks and armoured vehicles to approach buildings, blasting a ... 11/16/2016 - 11:00 am | View Link
Booby traps everywhere in the push for Mosul As you know, ISIS will leave booby traps and IEDs in all of these places." Image Caption: A man fleeing Bazwaia village carries a white flag as he arrives at a checkpoint Mosul is the last IS stronghold and is the group's centre of power in Iraq. 11/1/2016 - 8:38 am | View Link
Bunkers and booby-traps as Islamic State makes a stand in Libya Garages often contain unexploded car bombs, a Reuters reporter on the ground said. Suicide belts are sometimes left behind by fleeing fighters. Misrata forces have also been increasingly using tanks and heavily armored vehicles to approach buildings ... 10/21/2016 - 4:34 am | View Link
WATCH: Trump Supporter Sets Up Booby-Traps – SHOCKS Unsuspecting Liberal Sign Thief… And this time he installed a camera in the event another would-be-thief would return, and of course they did, as this video illustrates, the fleeing jerk falls on her face, after running out of string. 09/6/2016 - 7:36 am | View Link
Pathetic ISIS leave 13,000 booby traps in kettles and fridges after military defeat A trio of jihadis was found trying to escape the city... In drag. Instead of standing to fight for their beloved caliphate, three ISIS wimps dressed up in full length black hijab veils and joined civilians fleeing the city. 08/27/2016 - 5:24 pm | View Link
Withdrawal (military) A withdrawal is a type of military operation, generally meaning retreating forces back while maintaining contact with the enemy. A withdrawal may be undertaken as ... 11/27/2016 - 1:25 am | View Website
NLF and PAVN battle tactics NLF and PAVN battle tactics comprised a flexible mix of guerrilla and conventional warfare battle tactics used by the Main Force of the People's Liberation Armed ... 11/24/2016 - 8:31 am | View Website
Iraqi forces meeting stiff resistance from IS on the edge ... Iraqi special forces have met stiff resistance as they try to punch their way into the outer eastern edge of Mosul. The area has been reinforced with concrete ... 11/1/2016 - 2:58 pm | View Website
Isis target children in Mosul with booby traps in toys and ... With the war raging on for control of Mosul, Isis is now planting booby traps using children's toys and everyday items. 10/31/2016 - 4:23 am | View Website
Syria: Improvised Mines Kill, Injure Hundreds in Manbij ... (Beirut) – Homemade landmines have killed and injured hundreds of civilians, including dozens of children, in Manbij, a city in northern Syria. The antipersonnel ... 10/26/2016 - 7:56 am | View Website
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (http://bit.ly/2gQFkIK ) that an indictment filed Thursday in U. S. District Court in Medford says the pair tried repeatedly to break open the container during an early morning in November.
Court documents say the couple employed a drill, hammer, crowbar and Ford Taurus in their attempt to get into the collection box.
The UK-based oil giant announced it would continue with the second phase of its Mad Dog project off the Louisiana coast just a day after OPEC ministers agreed to cut production, a move that sparked a rally in oil prices.
The slump in oil prices has led companies like Exxon Mobil Corp.
Wirth says his challenge is keeping the doors of government open and protecting programs that are economic drivers.
 that could mean raising more tax dollars from gasoline sales, corporate income taxes or even the legalization of recreational marijuana — ideas that have been anathema to the state's second-term GOP governor.
One of two men suspected in a New Orleans shootout that left one person dead and nine others wounded in the French Quarter tourist district has been arrested on a second-degree murder charge, authorities said Friday.
The superintendent said Clay and the other suspect are both from the Lafayette area and investigators believe they had an ongoing dispute that led to gunfire.
The surviving victims included seven men and two women, ranging in age from 20 to 37.
The French Quarter shooting erupted hours after Saturday's annual Bayou Classic football between Southern University and Grambling State University — and the tourist district was bustling with visitors last weekend after the Thanksgiving holiday.