May 2016

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Teen launches suicide attack in Iraq marketplace

(CNN)A teen suicide bomber blew himself up in an outdoor market on Sunday, a strike that killed at least five people, an Iraqi official said. The incident took place in Muqdadiya and a claim of responsibility by ISIS was posted on social media. Col. Mohammed Ibrahim, the spokesman of Iraq’s Joint Operations Command, said the

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Woman badly injured in suspected California shark attack

Lifeguards shut down Corona Del Mar state beach after attack on swimmer who suffered large bite marks on her upper torso and shoulder Lifeguards shut down a Southern California beach on Sunday after a swimmer was pulled injured from the water with bite marks in a possible shark attack, authorities said. The woman, swimming in

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Trump asks why Obama didn't mention Pearl Harbor during Japan trip

Washington (CNN)Donald Trump on Saturday questioned why President Barack Obama didn’t mention the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during his trip this week to Japan. “Does President Obama ever discuss the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor while he’s in Japan? Thousands of American lives lost. #MDW,” tweeted Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee.

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Navy announces sailor's death

Washington (CNN)The U.S. Navy on Saturday announced the non-combat death of a sailor involved in the effort against ISIS in the Middle East. Seaman Connor Alan McQuagge, 19, of Utah, died on Thursday, the Department of Defense announced in a news release. The release said McQuagge died of a non-combat-related injury, but did not provide

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TSA chief says agency still analyzing staffing needs

Washington (CNN)The head of the Transportation Security Administration said Friday he doesn’t know how many more TSA officers he needs to reduce wait times at the nation’s airports, saying the agency first needs to review individual airports’ staffing needs. “I hesitate to put an exact number out there still because I’m still trying to work

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Trump: Final veteran fundraiser accounting coming Monday

(CNN)Donald Trump told CNN on Thursday that full accounting of a veterans’ fundraiser in January will be released on Monday, Memorial Day. Trump said repeatedly that the fundraiser, held in lieu of Trump participating in a Fox News Republican presidential debate, reportedly raised $6 million dollars for veteran’s causes. But the Trump campaign has been

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41 Secret Service employees disciplined after Chaffetz leak

Washington (CNN)Forty-one employees of the U.S. Secret Service are being disciplined over leaked information about a sitting congressman’s past job application to be an agent, an apparent act of retribution. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, had been leading an investigation last fall into Secret Service misbehavior, including