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Ohio nightclub shooting leaves one dead, 14 wounded; shooter at large
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Lake of the Woods boat ramp remains in limbo
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May 4, 2013
Israeli strike on Syria targeted weapons shipment
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Israeli airstrike against Syria was targeting a shipment of advanced missiles believed to be bound for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, Israeli officials confirmed Saturday. By LOLITA C. BALDOR and RYAN LUCAS Associated Press WASHINGTON...
May 4, 2013 - 9:53am
May 3, 2013
Officials: Israel launches airstrike into Syria
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Israel launched an airstrike into Syria, apparently targeting a suspected weapons site, U.S. officials said Friday night. By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Israel launched an airstrike into Syria, apparently targeting a...
May 3, 2013 - 11:03pm
May 2, 2013
Hagel: U.S. rethinking possibly arming rebels
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is rethinking its opposition to arming Syrian rebels, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Thursday. By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is rethinking its opposition to arming Syrian...
May 2, 2013 - 2:42pm
April 30, 2013
Obama: U.S. still not sure who used chemical weapons
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama strongly suggested Tuesday he'd consider military action against Syria if it can be confirmed that President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons in the two-year-old civil war. By JULIE PACE AP White House Correspondent...
April 30, 2013 - 2:17pm
April 29, 2013
Syrian premier escapes bomb attack in Damascus
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syria's prime minister escaped a brazen assassination attempt Monday when a bomb exploded near his convoy in Damascus, state media reported, in the latest attack to target a top official in President Bashar Assad's regime. By ALBERT AJI Associated...
April 29, 2013 - 10:56am
April 25, 2013
U.S. says Syria used chemical weapons
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. intelligence has concluded "with some degree of varying confidence" that the Syrian government has twice used chemical weapons in its fierce civil war, the White House and other top administration officials said Thursday. By ROBERT BURNS and JULIE PACE Associated...
April 25, 2013 - 12:06pm
February 28, 2013
US: $60 million in new aid to Syria opposition
ROME (AP) -- The Obama administration said Thursday that it will provide the Syrian opposition with an additional $60 million in assistance and - in a significant policy shift - will for the first time provide nonlethal aid like food and medical supplies to rebels battling to oust...
February 28, 2013 - 7:13am
December 25, 2012
Syrian rebels make more gains
BEIRUT — Syrian rebels fully captured a northern town near the Turkish border on Tuesday after weeks of heavy fighting and attacked a regime...
December 25, 2012 - 10:50pm
Home from Syria: Watching and fearing the end is not going to work out
WILLMAR — Their connection to friends in Syria is becoming more tenuous by the day, but they know this much: Their friends live in Syria’s...
December 25, 2012 - 10:43pm
December 18, 2012
NBC crew's captors appeared loyal to Syria regime
BEIRUT (AP) -- NBC's chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel says he believes the gunmen who kidnapped him and his crew in Syria were a Shiite...
December 18, 2012 - 7:10am
December 6, 2012
Panetta: US worries about Syria, chemical weapons
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the U.S. has serious concerns that Syria is thinking of using its chemical weapons. Panetta did not say what new intelligence information he has about the intentions of President Bashar Assad. But the defense secretary said it's...
December 6, 2012 - 11:42am
February 25, 2012
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
February 25, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
NY Times Pulitzer-winning reporter dies in Syria
NEW YORK -- New York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner whose dispatches captured untold stories from Baghdad...
February 17, 2012 - 7:40am