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Acting on recently received information, soldiers from Israel’s special forces raided a building in the West Bank where the two men had been hiding early this morning.
In the second of a promised “lecture series,” freelance photographer John Cantlie warns that Western governments “are hastily marching toward all-out war in Iraq and Syria.”
The strikes, supported by five Arab nations, are a major escalation in the campaign and hit other extremist groups, including one that the Pentagon says is planning to attack U.S. interests.
The Pentagon said it had used fighter, bomber and Tomahawk missiles during the mission launched on Monday.
The man was captured just hours after the Islamic State called on its followers to launch attacks against French citizens.
The Treasury said corporations were increasingly moving their parent companies overseas to dodge U.S. taxes. The Treasury said the practice erodes the tax base.
Omar J. Gonzales, 42, jumped a fence and made it past the White House’s North Portico doors before being apprehended by the Secret Service.
The eruption has been going for weeks. So far it hasn’t been catastrophic, but it has been creating new ground.
The men are described as senior Afghan army officers who were vetted before being allowed to participate in training exercises. They are not considered a threat, officials say.
More than 5,500 firefighters are battling the so-called King Fire in the Sierra Nevada forest area. Some 2,800 people have been evacuated.