September 16, 2019

US service member killed in Afghanistan, 1st combat death since peace talk collapse

choness/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. service member was killed in action in Afghanistan on Monday, the first American combat death since President Donald Trump decided to call off peace talks with the Taliban earlier this month. The service member is the 17th American killed in combat in Afghanistan this year -- the highest number since the end of 2014. "In accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, the name of the service member is being withheld until 24 hours after family notification..
September 16, 2019

17th service member killed in Afghanistan this year, 1st since peace talk collapse

choness/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. service member was killed in action in Afghanistan on Monday, the first American combat death since President Donald Trump decided to call off peace talks with the Taliban earlier this month. The service member is the 17th American killed in combat in Afghanistan this year -- the highest number since the end of 2014. "In accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, the name of the service member is being withheld until 24 hours after family notification..
September 16, 2019

Iran fired cruise missiles in attack on Saudi oil facility: Senior US official

JeanUrsula/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Iran launched nearly a dozen cruise missiles and over 20 drones from its territory in the attack on a key Saudi oil facility Saturday, a senior Trump administration official told ABC News Sunday. It is an extraordinary charge to make, that Iran used missiles and drones to attack its neighbor and rival Saudi Arabia, as the region teeters on the edge of high tensions. President Donald Trump warned the U.S. was "locked and loaded" to respond to the attack on Sunday..
September 16, 2019

3 migrants killed, 11 detained after boat sinks in Caribbean: CBP

U.S. Customs and Border Protection(NEW YORK) -- Three people were killed and 11 were detained on Saturday night when a makeshift boat capsized in the Caribbean, authorities said. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents in the Caribbean bureau said the makeshift vessel, called a "yola," went under Saturday night with "approximately" 38 undocumented immigrants on board, according to a statement. Three drowned and 11 were detained by the Ramey Border Patrol, the CBP stated via the agency's veri..