Iraq

FBI: 3 Teen Denver Girls May Have Tried to Join Jihadis in Syria

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DENVER -- Authorities are investigating whether three teenage girls from suburban Denver who may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria have friends or associates with similar intentions. A U.S. official said the evidence gathered so far made it clear that the girls -- two sisters, ages 17 and 15, and their 16-year-old frien... more

Marine Charged in Transgender's Killing Transferred to Filipino Base

In this Oct. 18, 2014, photo, activists shout slogans during a rally near the USS Peleliu, where U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton is being held for allegedly killing Filipino transgender Jennifer Laude, at the Subic Bay free port. Aaron Favila/AP

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- A U.S. Marine suspected in the death of a transgender in the Philippines has been transferred from custody on an American ship to a Philippine military base. Local police have filed a murder complaint against the Marine, who they have identified as Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, who was seen entering the Celzone Lodge in... more

US Commanders Depend on ROVERs to Target ISIS Airstrikes

Joint terminal attack controller, 2nd Lt. Brandon Pinto, left, examines the image on a Remotely Operated Video Enhanced Receiver during Green Flag-East at Fort Polk, La. Air Force photo

"So on the ground, we had the peshmerga  and we had the counter-terrorist service from the Iraqi Security Forces," Dempsey said. "And then in an operation center in Irbil, we had our own folks, using Predator feeds and a system we call the ROVER to be able to help the Iraqis manage the battle on the ground." The operation was complex, inv... more

Report: US Policy Shifts From Killing ISIS Fighters to Saving Kobani

Smoke and flames from an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition rise in Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, on Monday. (AP photo)

U.S. and Kurdish commanders are collaborating closely to ensure that the Syrian border town of Kobani does not fall to Islamic State militants, in a change of earlier policy, according to a published report. According to The Wall Street Journal, U.S. and Syrian Kurdish military leaders are coordinating air and ground operations around Kobani, w... more

'Heavy Bullets' Review (PC)

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Heavy Bullets is billed as a roguelike first person shooter. With eight procedurally generated levels and 2 bosses with only the vague promise of $5,000 to repair a malfunctioning mainframe motivating you to make it through the psychedelic tour. I'm not gonna lie here, this being my first real run-in with a roguelike I did not perform as well a... more

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