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world US Airstrikes Under Way in Syria Against ISIS

American airstrikes against ISIS targets are under way in Syria, according to a Pentagon official.

13 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Cal State plan to aid sexual assault victims praised

California State University will appoint advocates for victims of sexual assault on all 23 of its campuses -- a move that may spur other colleges around the nation to take similar action, lawmakers said Monday.

13 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world U.S., Arab Allies Strike Militants in Syria

The U.S. and several Middle Eastern allies struck Islamic State militants in Syria, expanding a campaign against the group to the Syrian civil war and making good on a pledge to attack its safe haven.

20 minutes ago // BBC

world US launches air strikes on Syria

The US and allied nations have launched a campaign of air strikes against Islamic State IS militants in Syria, the Pentagon says.

20 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Discord in Europe Jeopardizes Canada Trade Deal

Prospects for a European Union-Canada deal are threatened in part because some European capitals fear the impact on a much bigger deal being negotiated with the U.S.

22 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Kenya Unity Frays After Mall Attack

One year ago, "We are one," was the hashtag trending on Twitter after the deadly attack on Nairobi's Westgate mall. Yet today, Kenya may be more divided than before.

25 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Robert Poli dies at 78; air traffic controller led failed 1981 strike

Robert E. Poli, an air traffic controller who rose to the top of his union and led a 1981 strike that turned into a momentous defeat for organized labor, died Sept. 15 at his home in Meridian, Idaho. He was 78.

27 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world US begins bombing ISIL positions in Syria

US central command says attacks involve bombers, fighters and cruise missiles and are ongoing.

28 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Adam Silver: NBA will take 'fresh look' at domestic violence programs

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Monday his league will "take a fresh look" at its domestic violence procedures in the wake of the NFL's rash of incidents.

28 minutes ago // CNN

world U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria

U.S. jets began airstrikes in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, Syria, early Tuesday, the first strikes against the terror group inside the country since President Barack Obama's announcement this month that he was prepared to expand the American efforts beyond targets in Iraq.

29 minutes ago // Sky News

world US Launches First Attacks Against IS In Syria

America has begun airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State targets, says the Pentagon.

29 minutes ago // ABC

world US Airstrikes Under Way in Syria

American airstrikes against ISIS targets are under way in Syria, according to a Pentagon official.

33 minutes ago // Time

world U.S. Launches Airstrike Campaign Against ISIS in Syria

The strikes were aimed at key targets of the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria

33 minutes ago // ABC

world Abbas: Will Demand UN Resolution to End Occupation

Abbas says he will demand UN resolution to end Israeli occupation

33 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Angels remain hopeful pitcher Matt Shoemaker will return for playoffs

Manager Mike Scioscia acknowledged Monday that the chances of Matt Shoemaker pitching in one of the teams final six regular-season games are very remote, but the Angels remain hopeful that Shoemaker, sidelined by a mild left rib-cage strain, will pitch in the playoffs.

33 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Braves fire Frank Wren as GM

In their first major off-the-field firing since 1990, the Atlanta Braves on Monday dismissed Frank Wren as general manager less than 24 hours after being eliminated from the National League playoff race.

35 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world L.A. small-business owners weigh both sides of a wage hike

Some weeks, Gaston Letelier forgoes his own pay so he can afford to keep running his Meltdown Comics & Collectibles store in Hollywood.

35 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world L.A. small-business owners divided over proposed minimum wage hike

Some weeks, Gaston Letelier forgos his own pay so he can afford to keep running his Meltdown Comics & Collectibles store in Hollywood.

36 minutes ago // BBC

world US begins air strikes in Syria

The US and allied nations have launched a campaign of air strikes against Islamic State IS militants in Syria, the Pentagon says.

40 minutes ago // NPR

world U.S., Allies Hit Islamic State Targets In Syria, Pentagon Says

The Pentagon said it had used fighter, bomber and Tomahawk missiles during the mission launched on Monday.

40 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world U.S. begins airstrikes over Syria

The U.S., along with partner nations, began air strikes over Syria using a mix of fighters, bombers and Tomahawk missiles, Rear Adm. John Kirby, Pentagon press secretary, announced late Monday.

40 minutes ago // NPR

world U.S. Hits Islamic State Targets In Syria, Pentagon Says

The Pentagon said it had used fighter, bomber and Tomahawk missiles during the mission launched on Monday.

41 minutes ago // ABC

world US Airstrikes Under Way in Syria

American airstrikes against ISIS targets are underway in Syria, according to a Pentagon official.

42 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world High school rivals look forward to meeting again

USC cornerback Chris Hawkins was looking forward to the matchup.

42 minutes ago // BBC

world US begins air strikes in Syria

US and other nations begin air strikes against Islamic State in Syria, Pentagon says.

49 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Girls' volleyball: Redondo is No. 1 in 1AA

Redondo is No. 1 in this week's Southern Section Division 1AA girls' volleyball rankings.

50 minutes ago // CBS

world Florida was investigating man who killed 6 grandkids

Officials say Don Spirit and daughter Sarah were the focus of several abuse and neglect investigations prior to mass murder-suicide

51 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Football: Corona Centennial moves to No. 3 in Pac-5 rankings

Corona Centennial's victory over Long Beach Poly moved the Huskies to No. 3 in this week's Southern Section Pac-5 football rankings. St. John Bosco remained No. 1 and Mater Dei No. 2.

53 minutes ago // CBS

world Jury finds Jordan-based bank liable for terrorist attacks

Jurors hearing a terrorism-financing lawsuit found that Jordan-based Arab Bank helped Hamas fund a "death and dismemberment" benefit plan in the early 2000s

56 minutes ago // BBC

world Rockefellers to divest fossil fuels

The Rockefeller family, which made its fortune from oil, is to sell its investments in fossil fuels and put money into clean energy.

1 hour ago // CNN

world Pastor fears Ebola, not death

Rev. Victor King tells his congregation in Liberia not to hug when they see each other, and no one takes communion wine from the same chalice any more.

1 hour ago // The Washington Post

world Syria is sticking point between Russia and U.S. on defeating Islamic State

MOSCOW As the United States seeks an international coalition for expanded strikes against the Islamic State, Russia is taking the opportunity to say we told you so and is hedging broader support until the Syrian government gets a larger role.

1 hour ago // CNN

world ISIS leader threaten Western civilians

Western allies vowed a tough fight against ISIS on Monday after the terrorist group called for attacks against them.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world New Afghan government; same old problems

President Obama called Kabul on Sunday to congratulate Afghan presidential contenders Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah for finally accepting a power-sharing deal to resolve a months-long dispute over who won in an election deeply marred by fraud. "Signing this political agreement," said White...

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world What 'war on women'?

On Friday, the White House announced its It's On Us initiative aimed at combating sexual assaults on college campuses. I'm all in favor of combating sexual assault, but the first priority in combating a problem is understanding it.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Let's make a climate deal, California

It has been almost 25 years since the United States joined much of the world in Rio de Janeiro and tentatively agreed to do something to reduce the pollutants associated with global warming and other climate disruption. Since then, though, the U.S. has been a laggard in taking major action....