US strikes militant staging area in Syria

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By: Sam Mount

WASHINGTON- A Pentagon spokesman says the United States executed two airstrikes Wednesday on an Islamic State group staging area in eastern Syria. Rear Adm. John Kirby says the tar..
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President to address UNGA Today

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By: Victoria Kasselman

NEW YORK- For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes in Syria has shifted the tenor of his three-day diplomatic mission at the United Nations,..
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Anti-addiction groups call for new FDA chief

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By: Victoria Kasselman

WASHINGTON- Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration's top official to step down, saying the agency's policies have contributed to a national epide..
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Federal prison population drops by roughly 4,800

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By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- The federal prison population has dropped in the last year by roughly 4,800, the first time in several decades that the inmate count has gone down, according to the Jus..
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US warns that Ebola could infect 1.4 million

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By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK- U.S. health officials Tuesday laid out worst-case and best-case scenarios for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, warning that the number of infected people could explode ..
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Police: 3 people dead in shooting at UPS facility

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By: Eileen Cofre

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- A UPS employee opened fire Tuesday morning inside one of the company's warehouses in Alabama, killing two people before committing suicide, police said. &nbs..
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Obama scores coalition victory with Arab strikes

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By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK- For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria marked an unexpected foreign policy victory as he plunges the ..
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US officials: Terrorist group was nearing attack

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By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama's decision to order airstrikes against an al-Qaida cell in Syria known as the Khorasan Group was based on intelligence suggesting that the group ..
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Prosecutors: Texas man used cocaine to buy votes

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By: Eileen Cofre

McALLEN, Texas- Federal prosecutors say a 47-year-old man provided cocaine to secure votes for school board candidates in South Texas.    A federal judge in McAllen ..
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FDA warns doctors to beware fake drug distributors

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By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal operations that peddle bogus drugs to health pro..
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Ex-al-Qaida spokesman gets life prison term in NY

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By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK- Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for acting as al-Qaida's spokesman after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.    Sulaiman Abu ..
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Israel military shoots down Syrian aircraft

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By: Victoria Kasselman

JERUSALEM- The Israeli military shot down a Syrian fighter jet that infiltrated its airspace over the Golan Heights on Tuesday morning - the first such downing in decades, heighten..
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US, Arab allies hit IS strongholds in Syria, Iraq

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By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON- Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes at the heart of the Islamic State group's military strongholds in Syria achieved their strategic aim of showing the extremists that their ..
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Rubio comments on U.S Arstrikes against ISIL in Syria

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON– U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued the following statement regarding the United States’ airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the L..
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Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

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By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- Authorities are describing Omar Gonzalez as a threat to the president.    Gonzalez is the man accused of scaling the White House fence on Friday and spri..
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Businesses and investors pressing for green policy

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By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK- Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem..
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Governor confident ambush suspect will be caught

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By: Eileen Cofre

In the thick of a difficult re-election campaign, Gov. Tom Corbett could have been tempted to place himself front and center of the effort to capture the gunman who ambushed a Penn..
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Homelessness increases among school children

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By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- The number of homeless school children is rising in U.S. schools.    Education Department statistics released Monday say 1.3 million homeless children we..
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Police: Canadian woman arrested at JFK with guns

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By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK- Police say a 24-year-old Canadian woman has been arrested at Kennedy Airport with handguns, ammunition and 33 pounds of marijuana in her checked baggage.   &nbs..
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Man seen with missing UVa student being sought

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By: Eileen Cofre

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.- A man authorities believe is the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared is being sought on arrest warrants charging him..
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