Sep 24 2016 US Military: IS Turning Mosul Into ‘Hell on Earth’

Islamic State fighters trying to hold on to the terror group’s shrinking, self-declared caliphate appear to be ready to turn their Iraqi capital into a fiery inferno rather than relinquish it to Iraqi forces.
U.S. military officials say IS militants are trying to build up an already intricate network of defenses in preparation for the looming [...]

 

Sep 24 2016 Pakistan Not Doing Enough Against Haqqani Network, US General Says

The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan says neighboring Pakistan has not yet placed “adequate pressure” on the Haqqani Network of militants to prevent them from plotting deadly cross-border attacks.
Afghan authorities allege leaders of the group, which is fighting alongside the Taliban, are directing “high-profile” attacks, particularly in the capital, Kabul, from their [...]

 

Sep 24 2016 Pakistan Not Doing Enough Against Haqqani Network, US General Says

The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan says neighboring Pakistan has not yet placed “adequate pressure” on the Haqqani Network of militants to prevent them from plotting deadly cross-border attacks.
Afghan authorities allege leaders of the group, which is fighting alongside the Taliban, are directing “high-profile” attacks, particularly in the capital, Kabul, from their [...]

 

Sep 23 2016 5 Dead in Washington State Mall Shooting; Massive Manhunt Underway

A massive manhunt is underway in the northwestern U.S. state of Washington for a gunman who fatally shot five people in a shopping mall late Friday.
Four women and one man were killed in a Macy’s store inside the Cascade Mall in the city of Burlington, about 100 kilometers north of Seattle. The women died at [...]

 

Sep 23 2016 5 Dead in Washington State Mall Shooting; Massive Manhunt Underway

A massive manhunt is underway in the northwestern U.S. state of Washington for a gunman who fatally shot five people in a shopping mall late Friday.
Four women and one man were killed in a Macy’s store inside the Cascade Mall in the city of Burlington, about 100 kilometers north of Seattle. The women died at [...]

 

Sep 23 2016 More Protests in Charlotte After Wife of Police Shooting Victim Releases Video From Scene

The police chief of the southeastern U.S. city of Charlotte, North Carolina, said Friday the video police recorded during the fatal shooting of an African-American man will eventually be released.
“It’s a matter of when, and it’s a matter of sequence,” Chief Kerr Putney said at a news conference. “I want to be more thoughtful and [...]

 

Sep 23 2016 More Protests in Charlotte After Wife of Police Shooting Victim Releases Video From Scene

The police chief of the southeastern U.S. city of Charlotte, North Carolina, said Friday the video police recorded during the fatal shooting of an African-American man will eventually be released.
“It’s a matter of when, and it’s a matter of sequence,” Chief Kerr Putney said at a news conference. “I want to be more thoughtful and [...]

 

Sep 23 2016 US, Canada Native Groups to Join Dakota Access Pipeline Fight

A coalition of 75 U.S. and Canadian native groups that opposes expansion of North American oil production will join a U.S. tribe’s fight against the Dakota Access pipeline if tensions escalate, a regional Canadian chief said on Friday.
The Standing Rock Sioux oppose the 1,100-mile (1,886-km) pipeline being developed by Energy Transfer Partners LP, which they [...]

 

Sep 23 2016 US, Canada Native Groups to Join Dakota Access Pipeline Fight

A coalition of 75 U.S. and Canadian native groups that opposes expansion of North American oil production will join a U.S. tribe’s fight against the Dakota Access pipeline if tensions escalate, a regional Canadian chief said on Friday.
The Standing Rock Sioux oppose the 1,100-mile (1,886-km) pipeline being developed by Energy Transfer Partners LP, which they [...]

 

Sep 23 2016 Obama Hails African American Museum as ‘Newest American Icon”

President Barack Obama, in his weekly address Saturday, talked about what he described as “the newest American icon on our National Mall - the National Museum of African American History and Culture.”
Obama said the museum, which officially opens Saturday, “tells a story of America that hasn’t always taken a front seat in our national narrative.
“As [...]

 
 
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