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Report: U.S. To Begin Air Strikes In Tikrit

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. is reportedly preparing to launch air strikes on the ISIS-held Iraqi city of Tikrit . CBS News says the U.S. had been waiting for Iraqis to publicly request the strikes. Tikrit is the home town of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, and was one of the early cities to be…

Third American On Board Crashed Plane

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The number of Americans who were aboard a jet that crashed in the French Alps yesterday is up to three. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the third citizen isn't being named at this time. The two other Americans have been identified as a mother and daughter from Virginia.

French President Promises Vigorous Effort To Recover Plane Crash Bodies

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Seyne-les-Alpes, France) -- The president of France says his country will do everything it can to locate, recover and identify bodies of victims in the horrible plane crash in the French Alps yesterday. Debris from the jet crash is strewn over a wide area of a mountain. Speaking today near the crash site, French President…

Afghan President Thanks U.S.

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- New Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is thanking the people of the U.S.   Addressing a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress, Ghani noted the bravery and sacrifices of American forces in keeping Afghanistan free. He said Afghanistan owes the U.S. a profound debt.

French To Lead Inquiry Into Germanwings Crash

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Undated) -- French investigators may have a tough job in trying to retrieve data from the black boxes that were heavily damaged in the crash of a Germanwings airliner in the French Alps. A source close to the investigation says the box found hours after Tuesday's crash was the cockpit voice recorder. There's no word…