U.S., partners launch airstrikes in Syria

Flight deck crew member confirms the deck is all clear before a F/A-18C Hornet take offs USS George H.W. Bush in the GulfThe U.S. and five Arab partners target Islamic State strongholds inside Syria.



2 suspects in abduction of Israeli teens killed

FILE - This undated file image released by the Israel Defense Forces shows a combination of three photos of Israeli teens Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel, a 16-year-old with dual Israeli-American citizenship, who disappeared while hitchhiking home near the West Bank city of Hebron late at night on June 12, 2014, and were never heard from again. Their bodies were found two weeks later. Israeli forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 and killed two Palestinians suspected in the fatal abduction of three Israeli teens in June, one of the incidents that ultimately sparked the Gaza war this summer, an Israeli military spokesman said. (AP Photo/Israel Defense Forces, File)JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the fatal abduction of three Israeli teens in June, one of the incidents that ultimately sparked the Gaza war this summer, an Israeli military spokesman said.



W.H. intruder had 800 rounds of ammo

This Sept. 21, 2009 photo provided by Jerry Murphy shows Omar Gonzalez, who was married to Murphy's mother, Samantha, until they divorced in 2012. Authorities have identified Gonzalez as the man who got into the White House after scaling a fence on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Courtesy Jerry Murphy)Man who scaled fence, entered White House carrying knife was stopped twice before.



About 100 climate protesters arrested in march on Wall Street

New York City police officers arrest a man taking part in the Flood Wall Street demonstration in Lower Manhattan, New YorkBy Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - About 100 protesters were arrested on Monday in New York City during a demonstration that at one point blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change. The demonstration, called Flood Wall Street, drew hundreds of protesters, and came a day after a bigger action that brought 310,000 people to the streets of New York in what activists described as the largest protest ever against climate change. ...



Security heightened at Colorado army base after reports of shots fired
(Reuters) - A U.S. Army base in Colorado ordered "an increased security presence" on Monday evening after reports of gun shots on or near the base, Fort Carson authorities said in a statement. "This is not thought to be an active shooter event," they added added. The installation near Colorado Springs, about 70 miles south of Denver, said the incident near its northwest perimeter happened at about 7:50 p.m. local time. There were no reports of injuries and an investigation was underway. (Reporting by Eric M. Johnson; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

3 missing Afghan soldiers found at Canadian border

Soldiers who went missing from a Cape Cod military base over the weekend have been found.



Cops: Bear kills hiker near N.Y.

A black bear is seen in the Shenandoah National Park in VirginiaA 22-year-old hiker walking with friends in the woods just an hour's drive from New York has been killed by a bear, police said Monday.



Ebola toll passes 2,800: WHO

A school official takes a Goverment Secondary School Garki pupil's temperature using an infrared digital laser thermometer, as school resumes in AbujaAn outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been largely contained in Senegal and Nigeria, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, but the disease is still spreading elsewhere and has now killed over 2,811 people in the region. Senegal and Nigeria, the most recent of five nations to record cases of Ebola, implemented strict measures to isolate the ill and track down further possible cases -- steps that Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have failed to impose, allowing the disease to take hold in cities and rural communities. ...



American would-be jihadis return home to FBI scrutiny

Travelers wait to have their passports stamped at the departure hall of the Rafah border crossing with Egypt, which was damaged by nearby Israeli airtrikes, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)An estimated 100 Americans have tried to get to Syria and join up with groups like the Islamic State.



Arias trial: Judge maintains camera restrictions

FILE - This Jan. 9, 2013 file photo shows Jodi Arias appearing for her trial in Maricopa County Superior court in Phoenix. A judge has ruled, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, that Arias can represent herself in the upcoming penalty phase of her murder trial. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)A judge refused to lift camera coverage restrictions in the penalty phase of Jodi Arias' retrial.



Texas soldier beat daughter to death for soiled diaper, police say

Fort BlissBy Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - A Fort Bliss, Texas, soldier beat his 2-year-old daughter to death after he became upset that she soiled her diaper, police said on Monday. Dartarious Graham, a 20-year-old U.S. Army specialist, was arrested by El Paso police and charged with capital murder in the death of his daughter. Peyton Graham was found unresponsive with suspicious injuries in her father's apartment and later died at a hospital on Saturday, police said. ...



Lawyer: Exonerated NYC man dies from asthma attack

William Lopez (Facebook)A New York City man freed after serving 23 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit died over the weekend.



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