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USA warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

The U.S. military said it was re-positioning its aircraft over Syria to ensure the safety of American air crews targeting Islamic State . "We have never had a coherent Syrian strategy", said one USA official, speaking on condition of anonymity.



USA shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

Hernandez is a U.S. European Command spokesman. Last week another Iranian-made drone flown by pro-regime forces was targeted after it dropped munitions close to US and partner forces. That is where US forces have been training and advising local Syrian Arabs for the fight against Islamic State militants. "It's interesting that there's been this sort of slow-boiling civil war going for six years and all of a sudden in the snap of a finger, it's getting very close to super power conflict - I ...


Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it fired missiles due to ISIS-claimed attacks

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it fired missiles due to ISIS-claimed attacks

Coalition forces are using the Al-Tanaf base by Syria's borders with Jordan and Iraq to train anti-jihadist Syrian fighters and stage attacks against IS. Rebels are now on the back foot after regime advances with support from allies Russian Federation and Iran.On Sunday, Tehran for the first time fired missiles from its territory against IS positions in Deir Ezzor.


Polygamist Leader Lyle Jeffs Caught After Year Of Running

Polygamist Leader Lyle Jeffs Caught After Year Of Running

The suspicious pawn shop employee notified the owner that Jeffs was wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, who learned more about him online and alerted authorities. Nine of the people arrested alongside Lyle Jeffs have since accepted plea deals, and one person had his charges dismissed. Eleven church leaders are accused of forcing members to "donate" their food stamp benefits to the church, which then used them for their own expenses .


Vince Young waived by CFL's Roughriders after hamstring injury

Vince Young waived by CFL's Roughriders after hamstring injury

Ryan Pollock, the team's director of media relations, confirmed Steinberg is indeed Young's agent, but wouldn't release any details. His comeback attempt ran into a roadblock after he suffered a torn hamstring muscle earlier this month, preventing him from competing in the Roughriders two preseason games.



Theresa May plays down risk of clash with Russian forces in Syria

On Sunday, Iran lobbed ballistic missiles at IS targets in eastern Syria, the first such attack it has carried out anywhere since at least 2001. But the Revolutionary Guard said it was sending a broader message to its archrival Saudi Arabia and the United States.