Saturday, July 21, 2018

Austin serial bombing suspect killed in dramatic confrontation; ID’d as 24-year-old man

The suspected serial bomber who killed two people and terrorized Austin, Texas, for three harrowing weeks was killed in a dramatic confrontation with police...

In joint statement, world leaders agree Russia behind nerve agent attack on former spy

The leaders of the United States, Germany and France have joined together with the United Kingdom in accusing Russia of being behind the nerve...

President signs order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

WASHINGTON –  President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep open the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, marking a formal reversal...

US airstrike in Somalia kills 4 of al-Shabab, destroys bomb

MOGADISHU, Somalia – The U.S. military says a new airstrike in Somalia has killed four members of the al-Shabab extremist group and destroyed a...

Army and Homeland Security prepping teachers for the gunman at the door

The U.S. Army and the Department of Homeland Security have created a computer-based simulator that trains teachers on how best to react in an...

A New York woman accused of sending bitcoin to ISIS could spend 90 years...

A New York woman charged with sending money to the terrorist group ISIS in the form of bitcoin faces as much as 90 years...

POTUS, Mattis turn military loose on ISIS, leaving terror caliphate in tatters

BAGHDAD – Hundreds of ISIS fighters had just been chased out of a northern Syrian city and were fleeing through the desert in long...

The Pentagon is likely to admit that there are 2,000 US troops in Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon is likely to announce in the coming days that there are about 2,000 US troops in Syria, two US...

At least 184 people have been killed in Egypt in an attack on a...

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Militants bombed a Sufi mosque and fired on worshippers in the volatile Sinai Peninsula during Friday prayers, Egyptian officials said,...

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...

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Navy SEAL to receive Medal of Honor for leading assault on snowy Afghanistan mountaintop

A Navy SEAL who led a mission to rescue a stranded teammate while engaging in a firefight “against the tenacious and more heavily armed...

C-130 military transport plane crashes near Georgia airport, FAA says

A C-130 Hercules military transport plane carrying five people crashed and burst into flames Wednesday just after taking off from a Georgia airport, officials...

Pentagon: Claims of retaliation for complaints on rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — More U.S. service members said they faced retribution for filing sexual assault or harassment complaints last year than in 2016, according...