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US drops arms, ammunition to Kurds battling IS in Kobane

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The American military airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies Sunday to Kurds fighting the Islamic State group in the flashpoint Syrian town of Kobane, in a move that could anger ally Turkey.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Obama hits campaign trail, attacks Republicans

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President Barack Obama marched on the campaign trail for the first time this year, accusing Republicans of peddling fear and recycled ideas as he rallied for two Democratic gubernatorial candidates.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Jihadists take heavy losses in battle for Syria’s Kobane

Members of the media on a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, watch as smoke from a fire rises following a strike in Kobane, Syria, during fighting between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. The Islamic State group was taking heavy losses in the Syrian battleground of Kobane Sunday as Iraqi forces fought the jihadists buoyed by US backing for top government security appointments.  AP PHOTO/LEFTERIS PITARAKIS

The Islamic State group was taking heavy losses in the Syrian battleground of Kobane Sunday as Iraqi forces fought the jihadists buoyed by US backing for top government security appointments.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

First US Ebola victim remembered for compassion

In this Friday, May 27, 2011, file photo, journalist James Foley poses for a photo during an interview with The Associated Press in Boston. Foley was abducted in Syria on Thanksgiving Day 2012, and a video by Islamic State militants that purported to show his killing by the militant group was released Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.  AP FILE PHOTO

Thomas Eric Duncan was remembered Saturday as a big-hearted and compassionate man whose virtues may have led to his infection with Ebola in his native Liberia and subsequent death as the first victim of the disease in the United States.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Due process must be followed, Palace tells Laude family

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Jeffrey "Jennifer" Laude. INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

Malacañang said Saturday it undertstood the grief felt by the family of Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude but stressed that certain processes had to be followed in obtaining justice for the slain transgender woman.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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