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U.S.-led coalition warplanes struck Islamic State fighters in Syria attacking a town near the Turkish border for the first time Saturday, as well as positions in the country's east, activists and a Kurdish official said.
Bill and Hillary Clinton are grandparents. The couple's daughter, Chelsea Clinton, has given birth to her first child, a daughter named Charlotte.
The U.S. economy's bounce-back last quarter from a dismal winter was even faster than previously thought, a sign that growth will likely remain solid for rest of the year.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Friday that the latest round of talks with Iran has failed to make substantial headway on imposing nuclear curbs that country can accept in exchange for an end to sanctions clamped on Tehran's economy.
LONDON — Britain, Belgium and Denmark on Friday joined the U.S.-led coalition of nations that are launching airstrikes on Islamic State group militants in Iraq, committing warplanes to the struggle against the extremists.The European lawmakers flatly described the moves as critical to security on home soil, arguing that facing down terrorists has become a matter of urgency. British Prime Minister David Cameron made a passionate plea that spelled out the [...]
Christopher Durang's "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" tops the list of the most produced plays nationwide during the 2014-15 season, according to the theater industry's largest trade group.
All flights in and out of Chicago's two airports were halted Friday after a fire at a suburban air traffic control facility sent delays and cancellations rippling through the nation's air travel network. Although the fire was intentionally set, there are no ties to terrorism according to officials.
By Philip MaddocksMore Content NowIn a rare show of bipartisan decisiveness, the Senate gave overwhelming approval to a plan to fund the U.S. fight against the Islamic State by winning the Powerball jackpot."This is one of my proudest moments in office," said a teary-eyed Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. "What better way to show our enemies that we are in it for the long haul and in it to win."The Powerball funding measure was pushed hard by President Obama, who has been [...]
A fire at an air traffic control facility has grounded flights at both of Chicago’s airports, a disruption that is sure to have an effect on the entire country’s system today, officials said. The fire affects O’Hare and Midway airports, and is currently being attended to. According to USA Today, the longer the Chicago airports are closed, the worse travel will get across the country today.
A proposed rule change from the U.S. Forest Service has some groups concerned about an infringement on First Amendment rights, but local personnel – and the forest service's rulebook – say it is not an issue.
President Barack Obama, in a chilling assessment of international efforts to stem a deadly Ebola outbreak, said the world has not done enough to respond to a health crisis that poses a growing threat to regional and global security.
During the 2012 fire season, a new form of emergency rescue was established on the Klamath National Forest, called Rapid Extraction Module.REM is a module of highly skilled first response rescuers, according to Information Officer Amy Masi.There are currently two REM teams on the Happy Camp Complex, REM1 and REM2.Each team is composed of four individuals, and [...]
Iraq's prime minister said Thursday that captive Islamic State militants told his intelligence agents of an alleged plot to attack subways in the United States and Paris.
Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration's legal fight against terrorism and weighed in on issues of racial fairness, is resigning after six years on the job. He is the nation's first black attorney general.
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ESPN’s Bill Simmons was suspended by the company for three weeks for making disparaging remarks about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Simmons made the comments on his podcast, which is not affiliated with ESPN. ESPN responded to the rant by saying, “Every employee must be accountable to ESPN and those engaged in our editorial operations must also operate within ESPN’s journalistic standards. We have worked hard to ensure that our recent NFL coverage has met that criteria. Bill [...]
A look at the bookings in the Sept. 22, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.
Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Barack Obama vowed at the U.N. on Wednesday to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State "network of death" that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East and drawn the U.S. back into military action.
Algerian extremists allied with the Islamic State group have decapitated a French hostage after France ignored their demand to stop airstrikes in Iraq, according to a video obtained Wednesday by a U.S.-based terrorism watchdog.
Even with a suspect charged in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student, police are stressing that the search for the 18-year-old sophomore from northern Virginia remains in full force.