Iraq

Soldier Charged with Killing Wife in North Carolina

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Deputies have charged an Army soldier from Cumberland County with second-degree murder in the slaying of his wife. Sheriff's Sgt. Sean Swain tells local media outlets that 37-year-old Jesus Guillermo Mora of the Linden area north of Fayetteville was charged Saturday. Authorities say Mora called 911 early Saturday asking f... more

Former ISIS Sex Slaves Now Army of 'Sun Ladies' Ready to Defeat Group

Khider, (r.), leads more than 100 Yazidi women, many of who escaped sexual slavery. On left is one of her fighters (Fox)

ERBIL, Iraq --  They witnessed the slaughter of their families on Mount Sinjar, and then were forced by ISIS into sexual slavery. Now the "Sun Ladies" are ready to fight -- for vengeance as well as survival. Some 2,000 Yazidi women who were captured in the brutal August 2014 attack on their mountain stronghold have escaped and have ta... more

World War II Vet Has Mustard Gas Exposure Claims Denied by VA

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WASHINGTON -- In the final days of World War II, an 18-year-old Army private from Missouri named Arla Wayne Harrell was sent to Camp Crowder in the southwest corner of the state, where he said he was twice exposed to mustard gas. He didn't talk about it for years. When he finally did, he told his family that the Army warned him he'd be thrown i... more

Air Force Warns Airmen Against Talking Politics on Social Media

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HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- In a year that will undoubtedly be headlined by politics both national and local, the Air Force is warning airmen to watch what they say and how they say it. With the 2016 presidential election just nine months away, the Air Force released an informational video last week, reminding airmen of Department of Defense regulat... more

Feds: Army Deserter Who Supported IS Faces Gun Charges

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SEATTLE -- An Army deserter from Washington state who called Osama bin Laden "a beautiful man," made statements supporting the Islamic State group and called for the death of American troops has been charged with illegally possessing firearms, including machine guns, federal prosecutors said Monday. Daniel Seth Franey, 33, of Montesano was bann... more

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