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What the Deaths of Four U.S. Troops in Syria Could Mean for Trump's Withdrawal Plans

3 monthes ago   |   By Slate

Sixteen people including four U.S.
troops were killed in Northern Syria on Wednesday in a bomb attack claimed by ISIS. The bombing took place at a restaurant in the rebel-controlled city of Manbij.
Before this attack, only two U.S. troops had been killed in combat in Syria, according to the Pentagon. Two others have died outside of combat. The bombing occurred at a restaurant where U.S. troops were meeting with a local U.S.-backed militia. Previously occupied by ISIS, Manbij was recaptured by U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in 2016 and is currently a major flashpoint in escalating...
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U.S. Troops Killed By Blast In Syria; Islamic State Claims Responsibility

U.S. Troops Killed By Blast In Syria; Islamic State Claims Responsibility

3 monthes ago   |   By NPR

As many as four American soldiers are reported dead in a suicide bombing in northern Syria. The attack comes shortly after President Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw troops from Syria.
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U.S. service members killed in ISIS-claimed attack in Syria

U.S. service members killed in ISIS-claimed attack in Syria

3 monthes ago   |   By Post Gazette


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Pope denounces 'cruel violence' of Sri Lanka Easter attack

Pope denounces 'cruel violence' of Sri Lanka Easter attack

Pope Francis denounced the "cruel violence" of the Easter Sunday slaughter of Christians and foreigners in Sri Lanka as he celebrated the most joyful moment on the Christian... Read more ...

At least 140 dead in Sri Lanka bomb attacks targeting churches on Easter Sunday

At least 140 dead in Sri Lanka bomb attacks targeting churches on Easter Sunday

The blasts, reported to have occurred at churches in Kochchikade, Negombo and Batticaloa, targeted worshippers as they attended Easter services. Read more ...

At least 138 dead in Sri Lanka bomb attacks targeting churches on Easter Sunday

At least 138 dead in Sri Lanka bomb attacks targeting churches on Easter Sunday

The blasts, reported to have occurred at churches in Kochchikade, Negombo and Batticaloa, targeted worshippers as they attended Easter services. Read more ...

Sri Lanka Explosions Target Churches and Hotels, Killing At Least 138

Sri Lanka Explosions Target Churches and Hotels, Killing At Least 138

Blasts were reported at three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Read more ...

‘Hour of grief': Pakistan's PM Khan condemns ‘horrific terrorist attack' in...

‘Hour of grief': Pakistan's PM Khan condemns ‘horrific terrorist attack' in Sri Lanka

The leader of Pakistan joined international condemnation of the series of bombing attacks, which targeted Sri Lanka's churches and luxury hotels on Easter Sunday. Read more ...

Democrats tiptoe around Trump impeachment question

Democrats tiptoe around Trump impeachment question

Key House Democrats tread carefully on Sunday about whether they should pursue impeachment proceedings against President Trump following the release of special counsel Robert... Read more ...

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 93rd birthday on Easter Sunday

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 93rd birthday on Easter Sunday

The queen is marking Easter by attending a service with other senior royals at St. George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle. Read more ...

Easter forecast: Sunny and 60s with sprinkles possible this afternoon

Easter forecast: Sunny and 60s with sprinkles possible this afternoon

Easter Sunday is off to a chilly start, but temperatures should warm into the mid 60s by late afternoon. Read more ...

Wonderful Easter Sunday Forecast

Wonderful Easter Sunday Forecast

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Washington state senator slammed for saying nurses 'play cards' for...

Washington state senator slammed for saying nurses 'play cards' for 'considerable amount of the day'

A Washington state senator has drawn the ire of nurses after remarks she made suggesting that nurses in smaller hospitals "probably play cards for a considerable amount of the... Read more ...