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February 27, 2018 6:30 PM Israel disputes Palestinian's account of being shot in head

RAMALLAH, West Bank – Israel is disputing a Palestinian teenager's account of being shot in the head, an incident which is said to have led his cousin, protest icon Ahed Tamimi, to slap Israeli soldiers. Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai says 15-year-old Mohammed Tamimi's account is part of the family's "culture of lies." The Tamimis, backed Tuesday by hospital 44

February 20, 2018 10:15 PM Soldier killed in Bronx fire honored with medals of valor

New York Army National Guard Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah was posthumously honored with two medals of valor. (Public Domain) A soldier who died while saving others in a devastating New York apartment fire late last year was posthumously honored with two medals of valor, the National Guard announced Tuesday. The brave efforts of Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah, of the New York Army National 74

February 17, 2018 6:11 PM Kurdish doctors report suspected Turkish gas attack in Syria

Six civilians suffered breathing difficulties and other symptoms indicative of poison gas inhalation after an attack launched by Turkey on the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin, local doctors and Syria's state-run news agency reported Saturday. Jiwan Mohammed, a doctor at Afrin's main hospital, said the facility was treating six people who had been poisoned 55

February 16, 2018 9:51 PM Al Qaeda 'warrior' refuses to leave cell as he gets life sentence for killing two American soldiers

Al Qaeda terrorist Ibrahim Suleiman Adnan Harun was sentenced to life in prison for the 2003 murder of two American soldiers. A bloodthirsty Al Qaeda terrorist who killed two American soldiers in an Afghanistan ambush refused to leave his cell Friday to hear a Brooklyn judge sentence him to life in prison. U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan said convicted 66

February 3, 2018 2:45 AM Missouri soldier returns home early and surprises son at school

A Missouri soldier returned home early and surprised his son at school who was celebrating his birthday. A Missouri soldier gave his son a special birthday present when he returned home early and surprised the boy at school this week. Sgt. David Meyer of St. Charles, Mo., was deployed for about a year before he returned home in time to celebrate his son’s 35

February 2, 2018 7:12 PM Avalanche kills 3 Indian army soldiers in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India – The Indian army says three soldiers were killed when an avalanche struck their Himalayan post in the Indian portion of Kashmir. The army says the soldiers died Friday in the Machhil sector near the Line of Control that divides Kashmir between India and Pakistan. Mehbooba Mufti, the top elected official of the Indian portion of Kashmir 45

February 1, 2018 8:45 PM Dash sign South African teenager Linda Motlhalo

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 06: Linda Motlhalo of South Africa runs with the ball against Ruyin Tan of China during the Women's Group E first round match between South Africa and China PR on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images) 09 July 2016: United 182

January 29, 2018 1:23 PM Tacoma Washington soldier's Jeep Cherokee erupts in flames

A Tacoma Washington soldier was shocked when his brand new 2018 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk erupted in flames Saturday evening. “It was like a light show on the dashboard with different lights turning on and off and the stereo strobing,” Lewis said. “Then the car sputtered and shut off.” The car made a cranking noise when Lewis tried to restart the car. Concerned 331

January 26, 2018 8:04 PM Soldier surprises pregnant wife at Chick-fil-A, disguises himself in cow costume

The pregnant wife of a Fort Bragg soldier found herself in the arms of a Chick-fil-A mascot - but it's not what you think. The pregnant wife of a Fort Bragg soldier found herself in the arms of a Chick-fil-A mascot on Wednesday morning — but it’s not what you think. Brandy Rodriguez and her in-laws were dining at a Chick-fil-A location in Fayetteville 88

January 23, 2018 9:57 AM Exclusive: Looted cash, gold helps Islamic State recruit in Philippines

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Islamist insurgents looted cash, gold and jewellery worth tens of millions of dollars when they occupied a southern Philippines town last year, treasure one of their leaders has used to recruit around 250 fighters for fresh attacks. The military said Humam Abdul Najib escaped from Marawi City, which the militants 99