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Pentagon: ISIS “Feeling The Pinch” Financially

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Arlington, VA) -- Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby says ISIS is having money troubles thanks to U.S.-led coalition efforts.   Kirby made the remarks at a news briefing Friday. He said ISIS is struggling financially because it hasn't been able to invade new regions. Part of its strategy had been to capture resources and…

Actor Leonard Nimoy Dead At 83

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Undated) -- Actor Leonard Nimoy is dead at the age of 83. Nimoy is best known for playing Spock on the "Star Trek" TV series and movies. He was taken to a hospital earlier this month with chest pains. The last message on his Twitter feed reads "A life is like a garden. Perfect moments…

Leonard Nimoy Dies At Age 83

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Undated) -- There are multiple reports at this hour that actor Leonard Nimoy of "Star Trek" fame has died at the age of 83.

Senate Passes Full DHS Funding Measure

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- A bill fully funding the Department of Homeland Security is headed to the House after clearing the Senate. DHS funding is set to expire at midnight Eastern. The Senate bill funds DHS through September, the end of the fiscal year. The House is moving on a different path and will likely send…

Police: 9 Dead In Rural Missouri, Including Gunman

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Tyrone, MO) -- The threat is passed in rural Missouri after a gunman killed seven people before committing suicide. At a news briefing earlier today, State Highway Patrol Sergeant Jeff Kinder said there are five active crime scenes near the town of Tyrone and a sixth in Shannon County where the 36-year-old suspected shooter killed…