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Airstrikes Against Islamic State Launched in SyriaThe U.S. and five Arab countries launch strikes on Islamic State targets in eastern Syria.


2014-09-23 05:56:01 -0600

The United Nations logo is displayed on a door at U.N. headquarters in New YorkBy Valerie Volcovici NEW YORK (Reuters) - With crises from Islamic State to Ebola competing for attention, the United Nations on Tuesday will zero in on climate change, giving leaders from 125 countries a platform to explain how they plan to address the issue. A huge march to call for international action on climate change, which brought as many as 400,000 people to the streets of New York on Sunday, set the tone for the summit spearheaded by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. ...


2014-09-23 04:08:02 -0600

An Israeli soldier scans the area from his tank positioned in the Israeli annexed Golan HeightsJERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military shot down a Syrian fighter jet that infiltrated its airspace over the Golan Heights on Tuesday morning — the first such downing in decades, heightening tensions in the volatile plateau.


2014-09-23 04:56:50 -0600