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The Latest: London attacker was British-born man, May says
By MSN News March 23, 2017 @ 8:22amClick here to read more
British Prime Minister Theresa May says police know the identity of the British-born man who went on a car and gun rampage at Parliament.
May says he was once investigated for extremist links but was considered a peripheral figure. She didn't disclose his name.
U.S. helicopters go behind enemy lines in Raqqa fight
By American Security Council Foundation ASCF March 23, 2017 @ 8:13amClick here to read more
The Syrian Democratic Forces launched a major ground offensive with the support of the U.S.-led coalition to capture the Tabqah dam in efforts to free Raqqa from Islamic State control.
The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces and its Syrian Arab Coalition fighters are carrying out the latest offensive to further isolate Raqqa, the de facto capital of the Islamic State, also known as ISIL, Daesh and ISIS.
North Korea accuses Japan of espionage
By UPI Com March 23, 2017 @ 8:10amClick here to read more
North Korea accused Japan of espionage on Thursday, nearly a week after Tokyo placed a reconnaissance satellite into orbit.
A North Korean foreign ministry spokesman told Pyongyang's state-controlled KCNA the Japanese satellite was being used for insidious purposes.
US Leads Call for Complete Defeat of Islamic State
By American Security Council Foundation ASCF March 23, 2017 @ 8:00amClick here to read more
In a show of unity against Islamic State terrorism, the U.S. State Department hosted 68 foreign ministers and other leaders from all over the world to discuss their global coalition strategy to defeat the extremist group.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said hard-fought military victories have swung momentum in the coalition's favor, but added that no one can rest while IS remains an active and violent foe.
Taliban forces seize strategic district in embattled Helmand province
By Source: The Washington Post March 23, 2017 @ 7:49amClick here to read more
Taliban insurgents captured a strategic district in embattled Helmand Province Thursday, officials said, while Afghan troops were evacuated from the area and Air Force planes bombed military installations there to prevent the Taliban from using them.
The district of Sangin was once a prize over which insurgents battled British and American troops for control, with high casualties on all sides. For the past year, Taliban forces have been pressing to retake it as part of their broader push to dominate the desert province bordering Pakistan.