US soldier killed in raid on al Qaeda in Yemen

US soldier killed in raid on al Qaeda in Yemen

The U.S. military said Sunday that one service member was killed and three others wounded in a raid in Yemen targeting its local al-Qaida branch. It is the first-known combat death of a member of the U.S. military under President Donald Trump’s new administration. U.S. Central Command said in a statement that a fourth service […]

Leading Republicans disavow Trump’s attack on family of slain Muslim soldier

Leading Republicans disavow Trump’s attack on family of slain Muslim soldier

  Veterans groups and Republicans on Monday savaged Donald Trump’s war of words with the parents of a slain Muslim American soldier, the latest example of the presidential nominee making statements considered beyond the pale. The feud has shaken the US presidential campaign and become a flash point 99 days before the November election that […]

Orlando gunman told police he was ‘Islamic soldier’ during siege

Orlando gunman told police he was ‘Islamic soldier’ during siege

Orlando gunman Omar Mateen identified himself as an Islamic soldier in calls during his rampage and warned that “you’re going to see more of this type of action going on,” according to transcripts released on Monday. The partial transcripts were of a 911 call made by Mateen and three conversations he had with the police […]