EagleCountryOnline.com

World News

Obama: U.S. Underestimated ISIS

Posted On September 28, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is admitting the U.S. underestimated the situation in Syria and how it led to the rise of ISIS.  In an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes," Obama said the political chaos created a breeding ground for jihadists that attracted former members of Iraq's military under Saddam Hussein [[ sah-DAHM hoo-SAYN ]].…

Boehner: Immigration Reform Can Be Done

Posted On September 28, 2014

(Portland, ME) -- Speaker of the House John Boehner believes he and President Obama can find common ground. On ABC's "This Week," the Ohio Republican said he believes immigration reform can be accomplished. He expects the President to be more compromising in an effort to accomplish changes in his final two years in office. Boehner…

Four Confirmed Dead In Volcano Eruption, More To Come

Posted On September 28, 2014

(Mount Ontake, Japan) -- Four people are officially dead after a volcanic eruption in Japan with dozens more announcements expected. At least 31 people were found lifeless on Mount Ontake today, some buried in more than a foot of ash. However, Japanese custom is not to declare anyone dead until they've been examined by a…

Europe Captures Third Straight Ryder Cup

Posted On September 28, 2014

(Gleneagles, Scotland) -- Europe has captured its third straight Ryder Cup with a 16-and-a-half to 11-and-a-half victory over the United States. The Europeans grabbed six-and-a-half points from the 12 singles matches on Sunday to clinch the title for the sixth time in seven competitions. The last U.S. win in this event came in 2008 at…

U.S. Expands Airstrikes Against ISIS In Syria

Posted On September 27, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The Pentagon says it has expanded airstrikes against ISIS militants in Syria to a Kurdish area along the Turkish border. The strikes took place in a region where ISIS forces have been taking over Kurdish villages one at a time over the past week. More attacks took place Saturday in the ISIS…