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  1. Official: Turkish jets pound PKK positions in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Journal Gazette

    Turkish jets hit Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq in a new raid against the separatist group, authorities said today, as Turkey's opposition pro-Kurdish party called for an immediate end to the violence and the resumption of peace efforts.


  2. Official: Turkish jets pound PKK positions in northern Iraq in new air raidRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Coast Reporter

    In this Jan. 30, 2015, file photo, a Syrian Kurdish sniper looks at the rubble in the Syrian city of Ain al-Arab, also known as Kobani. Turkey's dramatic air campaign against the Islamic State and Kurdish forces has created a bit of a conundrum for President Barack Obama, who is leading the fight against one of Turkey's targets while relying heavily on the other target.


  3. Official: Turkish jets pound PKK positions in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Washington Post

    ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish jets hit Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq in a new raid against the separatist group, authorities said Wednesday, as Turkey's opposition pro-Kurdish party called for an immediate end to the violence and the resumption of peace efforts. The warplanes overnight pounded about half a dozen positions, including shelters and storage facilities, belonging to the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, a government statement said.


  4. Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition leader calls for halt to hostilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    Selahattin Demirtas, co-leader of the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP), addresses the Turkish parliament in Ankara on July 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ADEM ALTAN


  5. Turkey's pro-Kurdish leader denounces creation of safe zoneRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Fox News

    July 27, 2015: Pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democracy Party leader Selahattin Demirtas speaks to the media about Turkey's airstrikes against Kurdish rebel bases in Iraq, in Ankara, Turkey. The leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish party has denounces Turkey's and the U.S. decision to attempt to create a safe zone in Syria, saying it's just an attempt to keep the Kurds from forming it's own territory.


  6. Hedge funds want Puerto Rico to cut spending to pay debtsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, who is from Puerto Rico, joins a rally at City Hall Tuesday calling for the feds to step up and help in the island's fiscal crisis. Hedge funds owed big bucks by Puerto Rico want their money - and they're telling the debt-buried island to cut teachers, slash spending and collect more taxes to deal with its fiscal crisis.


  7. US, Once Again, Will Be Complicit In Turkey's Crimes Against HumanityRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Groong

    US, ONCE AGAIN, WILL BE COMPLICIT IN TURKEY'S CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY 2 hours ago 28/07/15 Turkish war planes that were used to attack Kurds BY ARA KHACHATOURIAN The United States' "brilliant" foreign policy move over the weekend to strike a deal with Turkey to engage Ankara in its so-called fight against the Islamic State has quickly shown Turkey's motives to finally back down and allow the US the use of its own airbase and to actively engage in the fight against what is also known as ISIS or ISIL. Of course, this was prompted by what is being called an ISIS attack last week in Suruc, Turkey on the border with Syria as Ankara began enlisting the help of its NATO allies and the US to combat what it called terrorism on its territory.


  8. With attacks on Kurds, Turkey complicates war on extremismRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    In the days after reaching an agreement with the United States to combat mayhem in Syria and Iraq, Turkey said it had vaulted itself into the battle against extremists menacing Turkish security. But the extremists the Turks have in mind are not just members of the Islamic State group.


  9. Turkey is paying a high price for its double standards over ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    A spate of ISIL terrorist attacks against Turkey is the reason President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has agreed to allow US warplanes access to Turkish air bases First, the good news. After months of dithering, the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has given his approval for America to use the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey to mount air strikes against Islamic State positions across the border in Syria.


  10. Eight undocumented Cubans apprehended in Mona IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico -- US Customs and Border Protection border patrol agents apprehended eight undocumented immigrants from Cuba, after they landed on Tuesday morning in Mona Island, an uninhabited US territory located approximately 42 miles west of Puerto Rico. With this group, a total of 47 Cuban nationals have been smuggled during the month of July into Mona Island.


  11. Hedge Fund Economists Want Puerto Rico to Lay Off Teachers to Fix Debt CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Time

    The Puerto Rican flag flies near the Capitol building as the island's residents deal with the government's $72 billion debt on July 1, 2015 in San Juan. Puerto Rico can avoid a costly default by upping taxes, cutting teacher jobs and closing schools, a group of hedge fund economists proposed in a report released on Monday, offering a controversial solution to the island's "unpayable" $72 billion debt crisis.


  12. Kurds decry Turkish 'safe zone' moveRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BBC News

    A "safe zone" Turkey and the US are creating in Syria is an attempt by Ankara to stop Kurds from forming their own territory, the leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish party has told the BBC. HDP chairman Selahattin Demirtas said Turkey's operation against Islamic State militants across the border was a cover to target PKK Kurdish rebels.


  13. NATO backs Turkey on Islamic State, but some urge peace with KurdsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    NATO gave Turkey its full political support in fighting militants in Syria and Iraq but also urged Ankara not to undermine the Kurdish peace process. Diane Hodges reports.


  14. Will Turkey-US cooperation against IS bring more stability to the region or less?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    In this Sept. 1, 2013, file photo, a U.S. Air Force plane takes off from the Incirlik airbase, in southern Turkey.


  15. Puestos claves a definir en este campamentoRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Houston Texans

    ... making of the 2015-2016 Houston Texans Cheerleaders Swimsuit Calendar from El Conquistador Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Now's the perfect time to gear up for the season with tax free weekend at the Go Texan Store August 7-8. Whether you want new ...


  16. Stables owner accused of giving minors alcohol before horse accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Local10.com



  17. Emmanuel Rodriguez-Alex Rangel Set For August 22Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    Bantamweight WBO Latino champion Emmanuel 'Manny' Rodriguez will be defending his title for the third time, against Mexico's Alex Rangel on a scheduled 10 rounds duel, scheduled for Saturday, August, 22 at the Tomas Dones Coliseum in Fajardo, Puerto Rico "Rangel is a good fighter that throws lots of punches, has faced good fighters and I understand that this fight will be a war. I have no doubt about it" said Emmanuel Rodriguez, who continued, "Rangel went the distance with Cesar Seda and lasted nine rounds against Alexis Santiago.


  18. 'Trillion-Dollar Asteroid' Zooms by Earth as Scientists WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Space.com

    ... and 1,000 feet wide (600 meters by 300 meters), according to observations made by the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. Arecibo imaged the asteroid in detail for the first time on July 14, allowing astronomers to discover that the rock has a very ...


  19. CRAWFORD | Pitino says Cards' preparations for Puerto Rico trip are off to good startRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

    The summer basketball season is under way for the University of Louisville men's basketball team, which began preparations for their scheduled tour of Puerto Rico on Monday with double-practice sessions. Coach Rick Pitino, who was back in town from working with the Puerto Rican National Team for a Sunday team meeting and Monday's workouts, said Tuesday that he likes what he saw in the initial practices.


  20. Chan eyed for 2015 Fiba Asia stintRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    Bacolod City's Jeffrei Allan "Jeff" Chan, shooting guard of Rain or Shine Elasto Painters, is reportedly being eyed to be part of the 14-man roster of Coach Tab Baldwin's Gilas Pilipinas for the 2015 Fiba Asia championship in Changsha, China in September. Chan played for the Gilas in 2014 World Cup in Spain and he averaged 10.73 points per game this PBA season.