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January 11, 2019 5:42 PM A Timeline of the US involvement in Syria’s conflict

Summer of 2014: The U.S. administration reveals that several dozen special operations troops had been on the ground in Syria briefly in an effort to rescue foreign hostages taken by the Islamic State group, but did not find them. Sept. 22, 2014: Obama launches a U.S. air campaign against the Islamic State in Syria, one month after launching airstrikes 12

January 11, 2019 10:20 AM Poland arrests Chinese businessman, Pole on spying charges

WARSAW, Poland - Poland’s Internal Security Agency has arrested a Chinese businessman and a Pole on suspicion of espionage, officials said on Friday. The operation that resulted in the arrest of the two suspects had been underway for a long time and was planned with care, said Maciej Wasik, deputy head of Poland’s special services. Wasik said that the Chinese 5

January 11, 2019 5:55 AM The Latest: Aeromexico passengers released

Two passengers who were detained after becoming unruly on a diverted Aeromexico flight in Oakland have been released. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office says Flight 622 from Guadalajara was scheduled to land at San Francisco International Airport on Thursday morning but was diverted because of fog. Passengers said they were held on the plane on the tarmac 10

January 11, 2019 12:31 AM Military judge denies request to release SEAL from brig

SAN DIEGO - A military judge on Thursday denied a request to release a Navy SEAL awaiting trial on charges of premeditated murder and other offences in relation to the death of an Islamic State prisoner and the shooting of unarmed Iraqi civilians. The Navy did not release details on the written ruling by the judge, Navy Capt. Aaron Rugh. Special Operations 12

January 10, 2019 11:26 PM Group representing FBI agents warns of harm from shutdown

WASHINGTON - The association that represents thousands of FBI agents warned Thursday that a partial government shutdown could cause laboratory delays, reduce money for investigations and make it harder to recruit and retain agents. The FBI Agents Association sent a petition to the White House and congressional leaders encouraging them to fund the FBI immediately 14

January 9, 2019 7:37 PM Hale County This Morning, This Evening is an extraordinary film about ordinary lives

Making its Toronto premiere, this is one of the most fascinating docs of the past year. It won a Special Jury Award for Creative Vision at Sundance 2018, where it had its world premiere. Ross travels to the Black Belt of the American South — a rural enclave of nearly 15,760 people, and a racial makeup that was once mostly white but is now 60 per cent Black 11

January 7, 2019 11:20 PM U.S. district judge in Russia probe case criticizes attorney as ‘unprofessional’

WASHINGTON—A federal judge on Monday reprimanded an attorney for a Russian company accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential election, saying his references to Looney Tunes and Animal House in recent court filings are inappropriate. U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich confronted attorney Eric Dubelier after his most recent court filing included 6

January 5, 2019 5:00 AM Producers Guild film award nominees heavy with blockbusters

On the TV side, The Americans, Better Call Saul, The Handmaid’s Tale, Ozark and This Is Us were nominated in the episodic drama series category. Atlanta, Barry, GLOW, The Good Place and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel were singled out in the episodic comedy series category. The nominees for limited series include The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American 17

January 4, 2019 1:13 PM Navy SEAL to plead not guilty to murder charge of Daesh teen

Warpinski said when another SEAL questioned Gallagher, the chief replied that “I was working on him, and he just died.” His defence attorney also indicated to the court the teen died from injuries from the airstrike. Warpinski, who spoke to nine members of SEAL Team 7, said he was told Gallagher would fire into crowds of Iraqis. He is accused of shooting 9

December 30, 2018 7:21 PM Cabinet OKs plan for Mint to craft special toonies to mark D-Day anniversary

OTTAWA—The Royal Canadian Mint is creating two commemorative coins to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The Liberal cabinet approved the design of the new toonies, one of which will have multiple colours instead of the usual two-toned coin, to commemorate a key turning point in the Second World War. On June 6, 1944 a combined force of about 150,000 Allied 13