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American militant born in Chicago killed in Syria

NEW HOPE, Minn. (AP) — An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official said Tuesday.

August 27, 2014 7:37 am Related

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GENE POLICINSKI: Foley showed courage in face of danger

GENE POLICINSKI: Foley showed courage in face of danger

To just mourn the brutal death of photojournalist James Foley seems not enough.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am
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August 22, 2014 12:00 am
Lugar backs Obama actions in Iraq

Lugar backs Obama actions in Iraq

INDIANAPOLIS | Former U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar, R-Ind., supports President Barack Obama's decision to send military advisers into Iraq and believes the American people need to back the president's efforts to protect the United States.

August 21, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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U.S. border is as porous as Syria-Iraq's border

The ISIS terrorists who behead people who won’t become Muslims and who make captured women into sex slaves have posted a video saying that they will attack America.

August 20, 2014 12:00 am
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August 17, 2014 12:00 am
TOM SILEO: For survivor's, Iraq's wounds always fresh

TOM SILEO: For survivor's, Iraq's wounds always fresh

At this hour, brave American pilots are once again patrolling Iraq's uncertain skies. Their efforts are the latest in a long line of sacrifices made by the U.S. military in Iraq since 1990.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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August 14, 2014 12:00 am

Global conflicts cause concern in markets, commodities

Headlines across the world have been filled with news of violence and intensifying conflicts in the Gaza strip, the Ukraine and Russia, and Iraq.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
TOM SILEO: Medal of Honor recipient selfless in valor

TOM SILEO: Medal of Honor recipient selfless in valor

When I asked the nation's newest Medal of Honor recipient why he enlisted less than two years after 9/11, his answer was unequivocal.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
CHARLES HAYNES: In a world of sectarian violence, what can be done?

CHARLES HAYNES: In a world of sectarian violence, what can be done?

Last week, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria — the extremist movement now occupying large swaths of territory in the region — forced the last Christians out of the Iraqi city of Mosul.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Promises of not sending troops is broken record

The president announced that we're sending 300 "advisers" to deal with the deteriorating situation in Iraq and assured us that no further U.S. ground forces will be deployed to the region.

July 18, 2014 12:00 am
TOM SILEO: A selfless soldier's heart still beats

TOM SILEO: A selfless soldier's heart still beats

When future U.S. Army Cpl. Ben Kopp was just 8 years old, his heart was set on following in his great-grandfather's footsteps.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL: Confirm Gary native as VA secretary

EDITORIAL: Confirm Gary native as VA secretary

Gary native Robert McDonald will have a long, arduous road ahead of him should the U.S. Senate confirm him as the new head of the embattled U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am
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June 30, 2014 12:00 am

Bring troops home, support arms embargo

Polls show Americans oppose military intervention in Iraq. After more than a decade of fighting, over 4,500 soldiers are dead, more than 30,000 are maimed physically and mentally, with trillions of dollars spent on a corrupt puppet regime, most want an end to the violence.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Iraq’s disintegration expands Iran’s influence, challenges U.S.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Iraq’s disintegration expands Iran’s influence, challenges U.S.

The Middle East, always in turmoil, may have been upended in fundamental strategic terms by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, referred to generally by the shorthand label ISIS. The movement seemingly has emerged from nowhere, at least in terms of general public awareness and media attention.

June 28, 2014 12:00 am

Oilmen game to raise funds for Veterans Build Project

WHITING | Baseball, hot dogs and support for the nation's veterans has become a tradition at the Whiting Oilmen's annual Veteran Benefit Night scheduled for Tuesday at Oil City Stadium.

June 27, 2014 12:00 am
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June 24, 2014 12:00 am
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June 24, 2014 12:00 am
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