October 27, 2019 - 9:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group who was killed in a U.S. military raid in Syria, according to President Donald Trump (all times local): 10 a.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. military raid that took out Islamic State leader Abu Bakr...
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October 23, 2019 - 11:02 am
(AP/1010 WINS) – President Donald Trump says Turkey has informed the U.S. it will make "permanent" a five-day cease-fire in Syria. In response, he says he's directing the lifting of economic sanctions on Turkey. Claiming success at the U.S.-brokered effort, Trump said Wednesday, “this was an...
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December 22, 2018 - 5:07 pm
Slack, the work-focused messaging service, says it mistakenly deactivated accounts for some of the users of its work-focused messaging service this week as it implemented a system update to comply with U.S. economic sanctions and trade embargoes.
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April 16, 2018 - 7:44 am
After touring medical research facilities in Springfield, Sen. Dick Durbin said he supports the President Donald Trump's decision to launch airstrikes against Syria.
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  The U.S., British and French bombing raids in Syria prompted about 35 activists to gather in Federal Plaza.
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April 14, 2018 - 4:09 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- The U.S., British and French bombing raids in Syria prompted about 35 activists to gather in Federal Plaza downtown Saturday to question President Trump's motives. One protester said he considered the raids a form of "ethnic cleansing." Another called the bombing runs "...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) fires a Tomahawk land attack missile early Saturday, April 14, 2018, as part of the military response to Syria's use of chemical weapons on April 7. The United States
Trey Fowler/U.S. Navy via AP
April 14, 2018 - 11:18 am
Allied missiles struck at the heart of the Syrian chemical weapons arsenal, aiming to punish the Assad government for a suspected poison gas attack against civilians and deter the possible future use of such banned weapons. Pentagon officials said the assault pummeled, but did not eliminate the...
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Associated Press
April 13, 2018 - 8:15 pm
President Trump said the U.S. is prepared to "sustain" pressure on President Bashar Assad until he ends what Trump called a criminal pattern of killing his own people with internationally banned chemical weapons.
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