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US girl in accidental killing said Uzi was too much for her

Girl With Uzi

A 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi had said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much for her and had hurt her shoulder, according to police reports released Tuesday.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

In this file still image from an undated video released by Islamic State militants on Aug. 19, 2014, purports to show American journalist Steven Sotloff being held by the militant group. An Internet video purporting to show the beheading of Sotloff by the Islamic State group was posted online Tuesday, Sept. 2. AP FILE PHOTO

An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued US airstrikes in Iraq.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Strong earthquake aftershock shakes Napa Valley

Chris Archer, right, and Zona Shroyer, second from right, both of Everett, Washington, have coffee outside the earthquake-damaged windows of the Napa Valley Coffee Roasting Company, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Napa, California. A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake rattled Northern California's wine country Sunday, Aug. 31.  AP PHOTO/ERIC RISBERG

A significant aftershock from last weekend’s magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California’s wine country.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US airstrikes and aid for Iraqi town under siege

Mideast Iraq

An international airdrop of food and water supported by U.S. airstrikes sought to bring relief to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday night.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Burial of veterans in US-funded cemetery suspended

The Gate of  Clark Cemetery where remains of US war veterans are interred 
E.I. REYMOND T. OREJAS/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

The government-owned Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA), which oversees more than 100,000 hectares of former American base lands, has suspended the burial of US military service veterans and Philippine Scouts at Clark Veterans Cemetery (CVC) here pending the preparation of restoration plans for the area.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

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