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Psychiatrist To Examine Marine Jailed In Mexico

Posted On September 29, 2014

(Undated) -- A U.S. Marine imprisoned in Mexico could be examined today by a prosecution psychiatrist. Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi's attorney says the psychiatrist will examine the Marine today or tomorrow to determine whether Tahmooressi suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. The Afghan war veteran was diagnosed with PTSD in March, before he mistakenly drove across the…

Obama Says Syria Policy is ‘Contradictory’

Posted On September 28, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama acknowledges his policy toward ISIS is contradictory in that it helps Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes," Obama said he recognizes "the contradiction in a contradictory land and a contradictory circumstance." The U.S. and Arab partners began airstrikes against ISIS and Khorasan militants in Syria…

Obama: Military Alone Can’t Beat ISIS Threat

Posted On September 28, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The President says ISIS can't be beaten with the military force alone. In an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes," President Obama said the key to turning things around will be prompting political change in the region by supporting moderate leaders. He said groups like ISIS thrive because of previous military actions in…

Victoria Beckham Named U.N. Goodwill Ambassador

Posted On September 28, 2014

(Undated) -- Posh Spice is giving back. Victoria Beckham has been named the latest Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations. BBC News says Beckham made an appearance at the UN headquarters in New York for a press conference announcing the partnership. The former Spice Girl has been enlisted to work with the organization's program raising…

Blinken: ISIS Wants U.S. Troops To Get “Bogged Down”

Posted On September 28, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama plans to avoid sending American ground forces into the fight against ISIS. According to Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken, most Americans don't want that, and the terrorist group does. On "Fox News Sunday," Blinken said ISIS wants America to get bogged down in Iraq and Syria. He said that's…