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U.S. fighter jets launched a “targeted” airstrike on Friday against Islamic militants in Iraq, just hours after President Obama authorized military action to protect U.S. personnel and Iraqi civilians. Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said Friday that two F/A-18...
Courtesy of FoxCT: An armed teenager trying to burglarize a home was held at gunpoint by the residents until the police arrived and took him into custody. New London Police said in a statement they were called to 308 Crystal Ave. after residents found an armed 15-year-old in one...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was set to return to regular active duty status as early as Monday, having completed therapy and counseling following his return from captivity in Afghanistan, according to reports. Bergdahl, who was released in May after...
After the TSA announced controversial new plans to confiscate 'dead' electrical devices from passengers intending to travel to the United States, British Airways has taken things one stage further, declaring that it will actively bar passengers from flying if they cannot power...
U.S. intelligence officials are concerned that al-Qaida is trying to develop a new and improved bomb that could go undetected through airport security. There is no indication that such a bomb has been created or that there's a specific threat to the U.S., but the Obama...
Searchers found the bodies of three teenaged boys kidnapped almost three weeks ago in the West Bank. The families of Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel, 16, have been given the grim news, according to the Jerusalem Post newspaper. Their remains were found in...
Update: The court concludes that "there is an alternative to the contraceptive mandate," in the opinion that has now been posted to the Supreme Court's website. It notes that the owners of "closely held for-profit corporations have sincere Christian beliefs that life begins at...
This YouTube video shows an exchange between a truck driver and a police officer in Illinois. When the officer asks the truck driver why he was honking his horn, the man says he did so because he saw the officer was using a cell phone and speeding on wet roads. It isn’t clear...
A spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office in Washington says a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks is in federal law enforcement custody and there is heightened security at the city's federal courthouse. Spokesman William Miller declined further comment...