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    Opposition group: Ex-Iraqi officers are training ISIS militants to fly captured Syrian warplanes

    NEAR SURUC, Turkey (CNN) — Could ISIS fighters be training as warplane pilots capable of turning their weapons on coalition aircraft? That’s the worrying prospect suggested by an unverified report from the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that ISIS has three warplanes in its possession in northern Syria. The Syrian opposition group also claims, citing reliable sources in Syria, that former Iraqi military officers are training members of the Sunni extremist militant group to fly them. The planes are […]

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    Ebola patient Nina Pham releases video from her hospital bed

    I love you. That’s what Ebola patient Nina Pham says to her doctors in her hospital room in a new video. Pham was moved from Dallas to a Maryland hospital on Thursday. Doctor Gary Weinstein recorded the conversation with his nurse-turned-patient. Complete Ebola coverage Texas Health Resources writes on their YouTube account, “Before Nina Pham departed Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas for the National Institute of Health’s Clinical Center earlier today, she was visited by her treating physician, Dr. Gary […]

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    Motorcyclists hurt in two separate accidents in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Two motorcyclists were hurt in separate accidents early Friday morning. The first occurred at 1:20am in the 4800 block of Ferrell Parkway. The rider was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Speed was not a factor in his crash, although alcohol may have been, police say. The second crash happened at 1:25am at the intersection of 83rd Street and Shore Drive. The rider was taken to a local hospital with severe injuries. At this time […]

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    Explosive Ordnance Disposal sergeant removes live grenade from man’s leg

    “From the initial X-ray, it looked like a 40mm grenade.”

  • UPDATE: Norfolk police investigating death of baby boy

    Norfolk, Va. – Police are now investigating the death of a 1-month-old baby boy in Norfolk. The call came into police at 5:21 a.m. Thursday morning. Police responded to Arkansas Avenue to investigate. The foster parents of the child called 911 after they found the baby unresponsive and not breathing. Officers and paramedics arrived on scene and tried CPR on the child. Paramedics pronounced the child dead on scene. The child had been brought to the foster parents’ home via Child […]

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    Photos: The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group on deployment

    The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit are deployed to the Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation. The Bataan ARG is comprised of the USS Bataan, USS Mesa Verde, and the USS Gunston Hall.

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    ‘Clipboard man’ who helped Ebola patient without wearing a Hazmat suit freaks out the internet

    'Unprotected clipboard dude' is not at risk of Ebola.

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    U.S. forces launch 14 more airstrikes near Kobani

    (CNN) – U.S. airstrikes have been hitting ISIS targets near Kobani for the last few days helping Kurdish fighters on the ground push back ISIS militants in the Syrian town, according to sources there. U.S. fighter jets conducted at least 14 strikes near Kobani Wednesday and Thursday, according to U.S. Central Command. Initial reports show the strikes hit 19 ISIS buildings and 10 other ISIS targets, including command posts, sniper positions and a staging location, the U.S. military said. The […]

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    Homeless man arrested in Williamsburg shooting

    Williamsburg, Va. – A homeless man has been arrested in a shooting on Merrimac Trail in Williamsburg that left another man wounded Wednesday afternoon. 20-year-old John Lee Johnson was charged with Malicious Wounding and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony after allegedly shooting an acquaintance during a fight. The shooting happened around 2:50pm in the 100 block of Merrimac Trail. Johnson was arrested nearby. The victim was hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Johnson […]

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    How worried is the Pentagon about Ebola? 

    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Martin Dempsey discussed the Pentagon's preparations for Ebola both internationally and within the United States.

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    CDC considers putting Texas hospital workers on no-fly list as hospital apologizes for mistakes

    (CNN) — A Texas doctor has apologized for what he calls mistakes in how his hospital handled Ebola, as schools close out of fear that they’re vulnerable to the virus. Also on Thursday, officials are considering barring 76 hospital workers who treated an Ebola patient from boarding airplanes. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a second Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola, who flew a day before it was known that she might be […]

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    Prince William baby dies after parents left her in crib for 16 hours while they drank

    A few hours later, Jasmyne Alexander posted online asking for money to help bury her child.

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