April 27, 2015

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Terrorism probe yields six arrests in two states

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Six people have been arrested in two states in connection with a terrorism investigation in Minnesota, where authorities have been tracking youths who have traveled or tried to travel to Syria to fight with militants, including the Islamic State group, authorities said. Ben Petok, a spokesman for the Minnesota U.S. Attorney’s Read More…

American veterans returning to Middle East to join fight against Islamic State

BAGHDAD — A decade after his first Iraq tour, former U.S. Marine Jamie Lane has returned to the battlefields of the Middle East to fight a still unvanquished enemy and wrestle with the demons of his past. The 29-year old from Mt. Pleasant, Mich., served as a machine gunner from 2004 to 2008, mainly in Read More…

Lorain County politicians undecided on Syria action

Lorain County’s congressional delegation is undecided on supporting President Barack Obama’s call to bomb Syria, with some leaning against it. “The president’s current plan does not meet the threshold for an authorization of military force resolution against Syria,” said U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Lakeville, in a written statement Wednesday. “Any type of military action must Read More…