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The US has so far launched dozens of air strikes to halt the Islamic State offensive in northern IraqTargets will be precise, on jihadist strongholds, logistics, Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel told lawmakers.


2014-09-16 09:17:28 -0600

Massive horse masticates micro-donut with gustoWhile it is likely not a typical daily snack for horses, the mini doughnut has managed to find a way into the heart of this particular one. Watch Teake the horse move from tentative sniffing of the snack to quickly gobbling it up, clearly relishing every moment of his treat. Credit: YouTube/ShaneFirth


2014-09-16 08:26:09 -0600

Brawl Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Over Flight MH-17 VoteKIEV (Reuters) - Dozens of angry protesters near the Ukrainian parliament seized a prominent opposition deputy on Tuesday and dumped him in a trash container, accusing him of failing to back laws to end the turbulence in the country. The incident involved Vitaly Zhuravsky, a former member of ousted President Viktor Yanukovich's party. It was unclear why Zhuravsky drew the ire of the protesters, but the incident occurred before a parliamentary session at which lawmakers ratified an agreement with the European Union and backed laws to provide separatist-held regions with a special status. ...


2014-09-16 10:20:56 -0600