Wednesday, December 12, 2018

South African lions eat ‘poacher’, leaving just his head

A suspected big cat poacher has been eaten by lions near the Kruger National Park in South Africa, police say. The animals left little behind,...

14 UN peacekeepers killed, over 40 hurt in Congo attack

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Rebels attacked a United Nations peacekeeping base in eastern Congo, killing at least 14 peacekeepers and wounding 40 others in...

US airstrike kills over 100 al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia, Pentagon says

A U.S. airstrike inside Somalia killed "more than 100" al-Shabaab militants on Tuesday, the U.S. military said. The strike occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. local...

Green Beret widow: media details of soldier deaths “damaging, unnecessary”

Pullyaup, Washington - The widow of an Army special forces soldier killed in Niger has expressed her disappointment with the media coverage of the...

Hundreds more US troops now in Somalia, but Pentagon denies ‘build up’

The Pentagon announced in a statement Thursday there are now "more than" 500 US troops on the ground in Somalia. A significant increase from early...

US drone strike in Somalia kills ‘several’ with al-Shabab

WASHINGTON -- U.S. forces launched a series of airstrikes in Somalia over the weekend -- one against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants and four...

Green Beret Discovered SEALs’ Illicit Cash. Then He Was Killed.

Logan Melgar hadn’t had a drink on June 4. The Green Beret sergeant’s dry day became a key to unraveling the narrative spun by the...

US drone strike in Somalia kills ‘several’ al-Shabaab militants, military says

A drone strike in Somalia carried out by the United States military Friday has killed “several" al-Shabaab militants. The U.S. Africa Command said in a...

231 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia’s history

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia’s capital killed at least 231 people with more than 275 injured,...

Fourth US soldier was killed in Niger ambush

Nigerien forces have discovered the body of a fourth U.S. soldier killed in an ambush earlier this week, U.S. officials told Fox News Friday. The...

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Doctor caught dyeing his patient’s genitals now practices at Fort Polk

A former Mesa County, Colorado gynecologist who dyed a patient's vagina purple in what he called a "joke" has avoided jail time as part...

Legal and ethical questions surround rapping recruiter’s viral video

2018 has been a tough year for U.S. Army Recruiting Command. After failing to meet the fiscal year recruiting mission at the end of...

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan while helping colleagues whose vehicle hit bomb

KABUL — U.S. Army Spec. James A. Slape stepped out of his vehicle in Afghanistan on Thursday ready to help others. The soldier, trained...