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Navy SEAL, Chief Special Warfare Operator William ‘Ryan’ Owens,  Dies in failed raid

Navy SEAL, Chief Special Warfare Operator William ‘Ryan’ Owens, Dies in failed raid

February 9, 2017

  On January 29th, 2017, the elite SEAL Team Six went on a mission in Yemen to fight al Qaeda members. Early Sunday, Owens headed into action yet again with SEAL Team 6. The planning for this pre-dawn mission had begun during the last days of the Obama administration and the final approval had come during the first days of the Trump administration. The raid began at 2 a.m. on Sunday m...

Timeline of events of last 24 hours of U.S. Presidential ban of refugees

Timeline of events of last 24 hours of U.S. Presidential ban of refugees

January 28, 2017

  NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump and his ban on refugees from Muslim-majority countries (all times local): 8:40 p.m. A federal judge in New York has issued an emergency order temporarily barring the U.S. from deporting people from nations subject to President Donald Trump's travel ban. U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly issued the order Saturday evening ...

War-ravaged Syrian cease-fire holding despite minor violations

War-ravaged Syrian cease-fire holding despite minor violations

December 30, 2016

DAMASCUS — Syrian opposition activists say a nationwide cease-fire that went into effect at midnight is holding despite minor violations. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported clashes early Friday between troops and rebels in the central province of Hama and near the capital, Damascus. A cease-fire brokered by Russia and Turkey went into effect in war-ravaged Syria at midnight Thursday, a potential breakthrough in the six ye...

Mexicans mourn dead, seek relatives, after fireworks blast

Mexicans mourn dead, seek relatives, after fireworks blast

December 22, 2016

TULTEPEC, Mexico (AP) — Some brought photos of their missing loved ones to the Mexican fireworks market where a series of explosions killed at least 33 people, while others who had already claimed their dead began to mourn their loss. Friends and relatives of Ernesto Ornelas, 67, gathered in the narrow street in front of his house in the Mexico City suburb of Naucalpan late Wednesday to pray,...

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