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Iraq crisis

US Central Command confirms new airstrikes damaged, destroyed 2 Islamic State vehicles in Syria, 1 in Iraq - @CENTCOM

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WikiLeaks suspect Pvt. Manning convicted

ACLU files lawsuit against US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on behalf of Chelsea Manning for improper gender treatment - @chrisgeidner

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Director of Operations Lt. Gen. William Mayville on timetable of operation in Syria against Islamic State: 'I would think of it in terms of years' - live video

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Editor's note: The White House this morning is confirming that airstrikes against the al-Qaida-affiliated Khorasan Group in Syria were carried out due to its plotting of an 'imminent' attack against the US. This information was also confirmed earlier today by the US Central Command. - Aaron

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Director of Operations Lieutenant Gen. William Mayville to conduct briefing today on operations in Syria at 11 am ET - @holmescnn

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'Separately, the US has also taken action to disrupt the imminent attack plotting against the US and Western interests conducted by a network of seasoned al-Qa'ida veterans - sometimes referred to as the Khorasan Group - who have established a safe haven in Syria to develop external attacks, construct and test improvised explosive devices and recruit Westerners to conduct operations. These strikes were undertaken only by US assets. In total, US Central Command conducted 8 strikes against Khorasan Group targets west of Aleppo' - statement

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US employed 47 Tomahawk cruise missiles launched from USS Arleigh Burke and USS Philippine Sea - DoD statement

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Pentagon: 'The strikes destroyed or damaged multiple ISIL targets in the vicinity of Ar Raqqah, Dayr az Zawr, Al Hasakah, and Abu Kamal and included ISIL fighters, training compounds, headquarters and command and control facilities, storage facilities, a finance center, supply trucks and armed vehicles' - facebook

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US military says it took action to disrupt 'imminent attack' against the US and Western interests by Al Qaeda veterans - CENTCOM statement via @Reuters

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Fort Carson, CO, US

Authorities investigating reports of shots fired at Colorado's Fort Carson, Pentagon says; no active shooter - @KOAA_5

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Partner items

#BreakingNews: Pentagon: U.S., partners begin airstrikes in Syria: http://t.co/6wBWGHONdy http://t.co/2TyTTHOIPZ - @ABC7News

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#BREAKING US launches airstrikes on #IS in #Syria. Pentagon press secretary says decision was made earlier today & "operations are ongoing." - @cctvnews

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RT @DavidMuir: #BREAKING Pentagon confirms airstrikes in Syria "U.S. military & partner nation forces undertaking military action against I… - @6News

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Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

UPDATE: Pentagon says American #airstrikes against #ISIS targets are underway in Syria: http://t.co/ZIMfWVg0Dz #breaking - @abc7newsBayArea

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#BREAKING The United States has begun bombing inside Syria, Pentagon confirms to @NBCNews. http://t.co/V0i0Zu8ZsS - @nbcbayarea

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Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

RT @JustinFarmerWSB: #BREAKING U.S. Central Command: U.S. military and partner nation forces are undertaking military action against ISIL i… - @wsbtv

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Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

RT @DavidMuir: #BREAKING Pentagon confirms airstrikes in #Syria targeting ISIS using "mix of fighter, bomber and Tomahawk Land Attack Missi… - @abc7newsBayArea

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Partner items

#Breaking: The Pentagon says US and partners begin airstrikes in Syria. (via @AP) - @1010WINS

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#BREAKING: The United States has begun bombing inside Syria, the Pentagon confirms to @NBCNews http://t.co/f0Tov5lv3a - @NBCLA

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Pentagon Press Secretary on US airstrikes in Syria: 'Given that these operations are ongoing, we are not in a position to provide additional details at this time. The decision to conduct theses strikes was made earlier today by the U.S. Central Command commander under authorization granted him by the commander in chief' - @PentagonPresSec

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