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US fires missiles at Syria in retaliation for suspected poison gas attack

President Donald Trump announces military action against Syria for the recent gas attack on civilians, at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Friday, April 13, 2018. (Mike Theiler/Sipa USA/TNS)

By Bob Drogin and David S. Cloud

April 14, 2018

U.S. and allied warships and warplanes in the eastern Mediterranean launched a fiery barrage of missiles at multiple military targets in Syria to punish the Russian-backed government in Damascus for its alleged use of poison gas against civilians last weekend, President Donald Trump announced.

Amazon posts quarterly profit of $1.9 billion, its highest ever

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in Seattle in a June 2014 file image. In a press release Thursday, Amazon announced it is planning to build a second, 'equal' headquarters in another city. (Ken Lambert/Seattle Times/TNS)

By Abha Bhattarai | Chicago Tribune

February 2, 2018

Amazon on Thursday reported the highest quarterly profits in company history, bolstered by strong holiday sales and growing demand for its cloud business.

Government begins shutting down as Congress races to agree on short-term spending bill

A file image from the government shutdown in 2013. If the government shuts down in the coming days, the Trump administration plans to keep many national parks and monuments open. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

By Lisa Mascaro | Tribune Washington Bureau

January 20, 2018

The federal government began shutting down early Saturday after a flurry of dramatic, last-minute negotiations failed to end the congressional deadlock over a spending bill before a midnight deadline.

Death toll in California mudslides rises to 20 as crews search for the missing

Jose Gonzalez with Granite Construction directs crews from the Olive Mill Road bridge as they work to clear the 101 Freeway, which remains flooded with mud and debris under the Olive Mill Road bridge in Montecito, Calif. on Tuesday morning January 16, 2018. Officials hope to reopen the 101 freeway by Monday, January 22, 2018. A rain storm hit one week ago as the Santa Ynez Mountains deposited mud and debris into Montecito neighborhoods, killing more than 20 people. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By Elizabeth Elizalde and Leonard Greene | New York Daily News

January 16, 2018

A somber candlelight vigil Sunday drew thousands of people who paid tribute to victims of devastating mudslides that have already killed at least 20 people in a Southern California town ravaged by water and muck.

AT&T drops plans to carry Huawei smartphones after concerns raised over Chinese spying

AT&T has decided not to carry phones by Chinese smartphone maker Huaawei after concerns about security. (Dreamstime)

By Melissa Repko | The Dallas Morning News

January 10, 2018

Huawei is the third largest smartphone brand in the world behind Samsung and Apple, but it remains virtually unknown in the U.S.

State Department officials still can’t explain who or what sickened U.S. diplomats in Cuba

An old car passes in front of the U.S Embassy in Havana, Cuba, on March 17, 2016, prior to a visit by U.S. President Barack Obama. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

By Tracy Wilkinson | Los Angeles Times

January 9, 2018

More than a year after American diplomats in Cuba began suffering hearing loss, dizziness and other ailments from what the U.S. has called "deliberate attacks."

Accused 9/11 plotter declares secret prison’s groin searches are sexual harassment

The war court headquarters at Camp Justice, as seen through a broken window at an obsolete air hangar at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on February 28, 2015, in an image approved for release by the U.S. military. (Carol Rosenberg/Miami Herald/TNS)

By Carol Rosenberg | Miami Herald

January 8, 2018

"We be under sexual harassment today for search in being here," Khalid Sheikh Mohammed announced in broken English in court.

Repeal of net neutrality rules rankles business community

What impact will the net neutrality repeal have on our students? (Dreamstime)

By Liora Engel-Smith | The Keene Sentinel, New Hampshire

January 6, 2018

Business owners said that the new rules could also create an Internet environment where content from bigger companies drowns that of smaller businesses.

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