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January 8, 2019

Two Marines, Navy corpsman under investigation in death of US contractor in Iraq: Officials

Sgt. Donald Holbert/U.S. Marine Corps(WASHINGTON) -- Two U.S. Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman are under investigation in connection with the death of a U.S. contractor in northern Iraq, according to two U.S. officials. The New York Times was the first to report the incident. The contractor's death followed a physical altercation which took place on New Year's Eve in the city of Erbil, one official said. The Times reported that the contractor was severely wounded and evacuated to Lands..
January 8, 2019

Two Marines under investigation in the death of US contractor in Iraq: Officials

Sgt. Donald Holbert/U.S. Marine Corps(WASHINGTON) -- Two U.S. Marines are under investigation in connection with the death of a U.S. contractor in northern Iraq, according to two U.S. officials. A U.S. Navy corpsman is also under investigation, according to the New York Times, which was the first to report the incident. The contractor's death followed a physical altercation which took place on New Year's Eve in the city of Erbil, one official said. The Times reported that the contracto..
January 7, 2019

American from Texas captured while fighting for ISIS, militia says

Syrian Democratic Forces(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon and the anti-ISIS coalition said they are aware of reports from America's Kurdish allies in Syria that at least two American citizens who were allegedly fighting with ISIS have been captured. "We are aware of open source reports of reportedly American citizens currently in custody who were believed to be fighting for ISIS. However, we are unable to confirm this information at this time. The incident is under investigation," Commander Sean..
January 7, 2019

Malala Yousafzai: ‘We have a lot to learn’ from refugees

Lou Rocco / ABC(NEW YORK) -- The youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate, Malala Yousafzai, spoke to the women of “The View” about refugees on Monday, saying that “we have a lot to learn from these young girls” who have been displaced around the world and are seeking a better life. She highlights the story of two sisters, Zaynab, now 23, and Sabreen, now 21. Five years ago, they were separated after they fled Yemen together, and haven’t seen each other since. Zaynab was granted a U.S. visa, moved to ..