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3 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Who is part of the coalition to battle ISIS?

In his speech about ISIS last week, President Barack Obama said, "American military power is unmatched, but this can't be America's fight alone." Allies and partners of the United States, Obama vowed, would provide support to degrade and eventually destroy the militant group that has slaughtered many people in Iraq and Syria and beheaded two American journalists and a British aid worker.

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8 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Nigerian jet missing in battle with extremists

The Nigerian Ministry of Defense says an Air Force Alpha jet on a mission against Islamic extremist insurgents in the country's northeast has gone missing with its two crew members. A statement Sunday from spokesman Maj.

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11 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Slain hostage's family: Remember him for helping others

British aid worker David Haines devoted his life to helping civilians in war zones and that is how he should be remembered, his family said Sunday as they grieved his death at the hands of Islamic State militants in Syria. Haines - the third Westerner beheaded in recent weeks by the Islamic State group - had entered humanitarian work with enthusiasm, his brother Mike Haines said in a statement.

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14 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

ISIS appears to execute British aid worker David Haines

In an ISIS video titled "A second message to America" released September 2, 2014, a masked ISIS figure is shown threatening the life of British captive David Haines. In the same video it shows the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.

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18 hrs ago | The Star Online

Iraq PM orders air force to halt attacks on civilian areas

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday that he ordered his air force to halt strikes on civilian areas, following government attacks this year which rights groups say have indiscriminately targeted civilians. "I have ordered the Iraqi Air Force to halt shelling of civilian areas even in those towns controlled by ISIS," he said on his official Twitter account, using the former name for militant group Islamic State.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Fox News

Rescuers end search for Navy pilot after crash

Rescuers on Saturday have called off their search of the Pacific Ocean for a Navy fighter pilot whose jet was one of two that crashed west of Wake Island. The Navy said Saturday that it presumes the pilot is dead after failing to find him during a 36-hour search.

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Cybercast News Service

Court tosses Washington man's porn conviction

A federal appeals court has tossed out a man's child-pornography conviction and 18-year prison sentence because of illegal government surveillance. The San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that it was illegal for the U.S. Navy to use a high-powered software program to search private computers throughout the state of Washington for child pornography.

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Related Topix: US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Navy

Basingstoke Gazette

Harry hopes to move Invictus Games

Prince Harry with Israel Del Toro Jrn, a US Air Force Tech Sgt who was injured in Afghanistan in 2005 and Jill Biden Prince Harry has spoken about taking his Invictus Games out of London and giving the rest of the country a taste of its warrior spirit. As the penultimate day of the international sporting spectacle for wounded servicemen and women drew to a close, Harry said the event could be staged in the north of England or Scotland before being held abroad.

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Related Topix: World News, Prince Harry, US Air Force, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

After Iraqi battles, residents choose displacement

8, 2014, Kurdish Peshmerga walk on a street in Gwer in northern Iraq. . In this image made from video taken on Sept.

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KOMO News

Appeals court overturns child porn conviction

A federal appeals court has overturned a Washington state man's conviction for possessing and distributing child pornography. The court in San Francisco ruled Friday that a U.S. Navy investigator who discovered the material in Michael Dreyer's computer violated law that restricts the military from enforcing civilian law.

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Cybercast News Service

Strikes in Iraq, Syria expected under new war plan

As U.S. forces gear up for airstrikes in Syria, the first demonstration of President Barack Obama's more aggressive military campaign against the Islamic State group is likely to unfold first in Iraq as early as next week, officials say. In Syria, U.S. planes and drones will be gathering intelligence on targets and air defense threats in preparation for airstrikes there.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Navy

The New Zealand Herald

Guam military exercises to draw 18,000 US forces

American forces are converging on the strategically important U.S. territory of Guam this month for a week of sophisticated military exercises involving two aircraft carriers. Servicemen and women will practice searching for submarines, stopping suspect vessels at sea and using a new missile defense system recently set up on Guam.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Solar storm arrives at Earth, but not a problem

A U.S. appeals court was set to hear arguments Friday on whether a Wisconsin law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls should be reactivated in time for the November elections following a... In a stunningly fast decision, a federal appeals court in Chicago reinstated Wisconsin's voter photo identification law on Friday - just hours after three Republican-appointed judges heard arguments on reactivating the... The state says three Ohio inmates who escaped from prison, including a convicted school shooter, have been transferred to a higher-security facility. The medical director of the facility where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure is no longer at the clinic.

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FOX Carolina

Navy pilot missing after 2 jets crash into sea

Two Navy fighter jets based in California crashed Friday in the far western Pacific Ocean, with one pilot safely ejecting but the other missing in the waters off the U.S. territory of Wake Island. The F/A-18C Hornet fighter jets were from Carrier Air Wing 17 based at Naval Air Station Lemoore in California's San Joaquin Valley.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdraws re-election bid

The medical director of the facility where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure is no longer at the clinic. The medical director of the facility where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure is no longer at the clinic.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

12, 2014. . Oscar Pistorius's lawyer Barry Roux, center, shares a smile with members of the media as he enters the court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Sept.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US business stockpiles up 0.4 percent in July

Pentagon officials say two U.S. Navy jets have crashed into the western Pacific Ocean and that one pilot was rescued and a search is on for the other. Two U.S. Navy jets crashed into the western Pacific Ocean, where one pilot was rescued and another was missing, the Pentagon said Friday.

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Click Orlando

2 Navy jets crash in Pacific

Two U.S. fighter jets crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Thursday while operating at sea, the Navy said Friday. Two F/A-18 Hornets that were operating aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson crashed in the western Pacific, the Navy said.

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This is Oxfordshire

Ex-WRAF officer was a special needs teacher

A FORMER officer in the Women's Royal Air Force and teacher of children with special needs in West Oxfordshire has died aged 75. After leaving school aged 18 in 1957, Elizabeth Hodges joined the WRAF and after training in Wilmslow, Cheshire, was posted to Middle Wallop. In 1960 she was commissioned and in 1961 spent six months as assistant adjutant at RAF Wartling, in Sussex.

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Related Topix: US Air Force, RAF Feltwell, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Yemen, Middle East, Worcestershire County, England

Thu Sep 11, 2014

FOX Carolina

4 firefighters say they were relieved of duty over banned flag stickers

Four firefighters said on Tuesday they have been relieved of their duties because they refused to remove American flag decals from their helmets and lockers. "You're telling me you're against the American flag? You're against a service sticker? I mean, really?" Dave Flowers Jr. said.

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