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welcome to the official app for central jersey church of christ, now to access our podcasts, giving and other helpful resources. the central jersey church of christ is a family of disciples who are committed to following our lord jesus christ and all of his teachings. we are a fellowship consisting of men and women of all racial and social backgrounds: who are thankful for god's grace and mercy. we are committed to studying the bible and learning more and more about the life of devotion that his grace teaches us.






blackhawks bow out of all-star game as central division falls to pacific 10-3


it was a quick day for the blackhawks in the nhl's all-star game. the central division, featuring blackhawks jonathan toews, patrick kane, duncan keith and corey crawford, lost to the pacific division 10-3 in the first round of a four-team 3-on-3 tournament at the staples center. it was a rough day in net for crawford, who allowed five goals on 11 s s during the first 10 minutes in net for the central. it played exactly the way crawford had hoped it wouldn't before he arrived in los angeles.crawford said he watched two years ago as marc andre-fluery allowed seven goals during the all-star game. “fleury got lit up,” crawford said. “like every second s was going in on him and i felt so bad for the guy. i was like, 'oh my god, thank god that wasn't me.'it was him on sunday. crawford played th






wdsu hurricane central


track hurricanes and tropical storms with this all-inclusive free app from wdsu 6 in new orleans. a robust suite of maps and models, forecasts, radar, contraflow evacuation and much more are right at your fingertips. see if you're in the storm's path by viewing the latest cone of uncertainty and spaghetti models for the tropics. the easy-to-follow "threat meter" shows you when there's reason for concern and when all is quiet in the gulf of mexico and caribbean sea. get thorough checklists to prepare your family, home and pets. receive up-to-the-minute information from the wdsu newsroom and key government agencies. you'll be prepared, up to date, and connected to what's going on when hurricanes and tropical storms strike before, during, and after the storm. wdsu 6 hurricane central. this






blackhawks goalie corey crawford takes rough all-star outing with smile


corey crawford's worst fear for the all-star game e to fruition.before the event, crawford said he wanted to avoid looking like marc-andre fleury, who allowed seven goals two seasons ago.crawford said it was painful to watch as "every other s was going in" on fleury.well, crawford stopped just six of the 11 s s he faced as the pacific division crushed the central division 10-3 in the first round of the four-team 3-on-3 tournament. the metropolitan defeated the pacific 4-3 to win the event and $1 million, but crawford and his blackhawks teammates, duncan keith, jonathan toews and patrick kane, were out the door well before the event ended.despite his lackluster numbers, crawford laughed off his struggles."i mean, that was kind of fun, i guess?" crawford said. "after a few went in i looked u






the latest: us soldier killed in raid on al-qaida in yemen


sanaa, yemen — the latest on a u.s. raid targeting al-qaida militants in yemen (all times local):4 p.m.the u.s. military says a service member has been killed and three others wounded in raid in yemen targeting a local al-qaida affiliate.u.s. central command said in a statement sunday that another service member was injured in a "hard landing" in a nearby location.it says the aircraft was unable to fly afterward and "was then intentionally destroyed in place."it says 14 fighters from al-qaida in the arabian peninsula were killed in the ault and that u.s. service members captured "information that will likely provide insight into the planning of future terror plots."yemeni security and tribal officials say the ault in central bayda province killed three senior al-qaida leaders.___12:20 p.m.






one u.s. commando dead, four wounded in raid on al qaeda in yemen


a u.s. special operations commando was killed and three others injured in a firefight during a predawn raid with al qaeda fighters in central yemen, according to the u.s. military. the raid marked the first known counterterrorism operation and first confirmed combat fatality under president trump. “we are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our elite service members,” gen. joseph votel, the head of the u.s. central command, said in a statement. “the sacrifices are very profound in our fight against terrorists who threaten innocent peoples across the globe.” during the raid, a v-22 osprey tiltrotor aircraft that was isting in the operation crash-landed at a nearby location, resulting in an additional service member injury, said a u.s. official, who wasn’t authorized to speak publicly






1 us service member killed, 3 wounded in yemen raid


sanaa, 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, marking 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 member was injured in a "hard landing" in a nearby location. the aircraft was unable to fly afterward and was "intentionally destroyed."the central command statement said 14 militants from al-qaida's branch in yemen, formally known as "al-qaida in the arabian peninsula," were killed in the ault and that u.s. service members taking part in the raid captured "information that will likely provide insight into the planning of future terror plots."yemeni se






u.s. service member killed, 3 wounded in surprise yemen raid


sanaa, 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 qaeda branch, marking the first-known combat death of a u.s. soldier under president donald trump’s new administration.a u.s. military officer told cbs news the raid was approved by mr. trump.    u.s. central command said in a statement that a fourth service member was injured in a “hard landing” in a nearby location. the aircraft - an mv-22 osprey, cbs news correspondent david martin confirms - was unable to fly afterward and was “intentionally destroyed.”the central command statement said 14 militants from al qaeda’s branch in yemen, formally known as “al qaeda in the arabian peninsula,” were killed in the ault and that u.s. service members t






the latest: trump praises us service members in yemen raids


sanaa, yemen — the latest on a u.s. raid targeting al-qaida militants in yemen (all times local):9:20 p.m.president donald trump says americans are saddened by the news that a u.s. service member was killed and three others were wounded in a raid in yemen targeting an al-qaida affiliate.trump says in a statement that "brave u.s. forces were instrumental in killing" an estimated 14 militants and capturing "important intelligence that will ist the u.s. in preventing terrorism against its citizens and people around the world.___4 p.m.the u.s. military says a service member has been killed and three others wounded in raid in yemen targeting a local al-qaida affiliate.u.s. central command said in a statement sunday that another service member was injured in a "hard landing" in a nearby location






fed’s flexibility on mandates might be tested in trump era


n two weeks, president trump is expected to unveil his budget proposal. the fed is watching for more government borrowing that doesn’t add to sustainable economic growth.the trump economic era may be under way, but as far as the federal reserve is concerned, it’s steady as she goes in the week ahead. beyond this week, though, things may not be as certain.the central bank’s policymakers aren’t shy about changing tactics to work toward their two mandates of stable prices and maximum employment. that flexibility could be tested now. in the week ahead, the fed meets for the first time since raising the short-term interest rate in december. it is doubtful the bank will hike its interest rate. however, with fiscal uncertainty growing, it will be more than a bit interesting to see how the fed ch






benjamin hernandez to be deported for the sixth time, let’s copy mexico, they de


while many mexican politicians including president enrique peña nieto decry gop president trump’s proposal for a border wall, mexico reportedly deports nine in 10 central american illegal migrants south of its own border.univision reports that mexico strictly enforces its own immigration laws through strong border security which has led to the deportation of 87 percent, 92 percent, and 96 percent of illegal salvadoran, honduran and guatemalan migrants respectively. the deportation data is valid for the first four months of 2016.a total of 43,506 central american illegal migrants were booted out of mexico in the first third of 2016.from october 2013 to april 2014, the united states apprehended 159,103 “other than mexicans,” three times the 49,893 central americans detained by mexico.“mexico






1 us service member killed, 3 wounded in yemen raid


sanaa, yemen (ap) — 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, marking the first-known combat death of a u.s. soldier under president donald trump’s new administration.u.s. central command said in a statement that a fourth service member was injured in a “hard landing” in a nearby location. the aircraft — presumably a helicopter — was unable to fly afterward and was “intentionally destroyed.”the central command statement said 14 militants from al-qaida’s branch in yemen, formally known as “al-qaida in the arabian peninsula,” were killed in the ault and that u.s. service members taking part in the raid captured “information that will likely provide insight into the planning of future terro






military: first-known combat death since trump in office


sanaa, yemen — a u.s. military service member was killed sunday during a raid against al-qaida militants in central yemen that also left nearly 30 others dead, including women and children. the loss of the service member is the first-known combat death of a member of the u.s. military under president donald trump.the u.s. has been striking al-qaida in yemen from the air for more than 15 years, mostly using drones, and sunday's surprise pre-dawn raid could signal a new escalation against extremist groups in the arab world's poorest but strategically located country.an al-qaida official and an online news service linked to the terror group said the raid left about 30 people dead. among the children killed was anwar, the 8-year-old daughter of anwar al-awlaki, a radical yemeni-american cleric






u.s. service member killed in yemen raid


a u.s. service member was killed and several were wounded during an operation urday against al qaeda militants in yemen that marked the first known commando mission authorized by president donald trump.in addition to the fatality, three u.s. special operations forces troops were wounded in the raid, which took place in a remote location in south-central yemen, according to u.s. military officials. two other american service...






one u.s. commando dead, four wounded in raid on al qaeda in yemen


a u.s. special operations commando was killed and three others injured in a firefight during a predawn raid with al qaeda fighters in central yemen, according to the u.s. military. the raid marked the first known counterterrorism operation and first confirmed combat fatality under president trump. “we are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our elite service members,” gen. joseph votel, the head of the u.s. central command, said in a statement. “the sacrifices are very profound in our fight against terrorists who threaten innocent peoples across the globe.” during the operation, forces grabbed a cache of the militants' laptops, cell phones and other materials, which was what u.s. commanders were seeking in the rare on-the-ground siege against al qaeda in the arabian peninsula, known






military: first-known combat death since trump in office


sanaa, yemen — a u.s. military service member was killed sunday during a raid against al-qaida militants in central yemen that also left nearly 30 others dead, including women and children. the loss of the service member is the first-known combat death of a member of the u.s. military under president donald trump.the u.s. has been striking al-qaida in yemen from the air for more than 15 years, mostly using drones, but has rarely put boots on the ground, and sunday's surprise pre-dawn raid could signal a new escalation against extremist groups in the arab world's poorest but strategically located country.an al-qaida official and an online news service linked to the terror group said the raid left about 30 people dead. among the children killed was nora, the 8-year-old daughter of anwar al-a






u.s. service member killed in yemen raid


a u.s. service member was killed and several were wounded in a raid urday against al qaeda militants in yemen that marked the first commando operation authorized by president donald trump.three u.s. special operations forces were wounded in the raid, which took place in a remote location in south-central yemen, according to u.s. military officials. two other american service members were injured when an american v-22 osprey...






military: first-known combat death since trump in office


sanaa, yemen — a u.s. military service member was killed sunday during a raid against al-qaida militants in central yemen that also left nearly 30 others dead, including women and children. the loss of the service member is the first-known combat death of a member of the u.s. military under president donald trump."americans are saddened this morning with news that a life of a heroic service member has been taken in our fight against the evil of radical islamic terrorism," trump said in a statement.the u.s. has been striking al-qaida in yemen from the air for more than 15 years, mostly using drones, and sunday's surprise pre-dawn raid could signal a new escalation against extremist groups in the arab world's poorest but strategically located country.an al-qaida official and an online news s






military: first-known combat death since trump in office


sanaa, yemen — a u.s. military service member was killed sunday during a raid against al-qaida militants in central yemen that also left nearly 30 others dead, including women and children. the loss of the service member is the first-known combat death of a member of the u.s. military under president donald trump."americans are saddened this morning with news that a life of a heroic service member has been taken in our fight against the evil of radical islamic terrorism," trump said in a statement.the u.s. has been striking al-qaida in yemen from the air for more than 15 years, mostly using drones, and sunday's surprise pre-dawn raid could signal a new escalation against extremist groups in the arab world's poorest but strategically located country.an al-qaida official and an online news s






u.s. troops kill suspected al qaeda leaders in yemen, local officials say


san’a, yemen—u.s. forces launched a raid in central yemen on sunday, security and tribal officials said, landing troops off aircraft and killing three alleged senior al qaeda leaders in a battle that was the third such u.s. ground enga ent against the extremist group in yemen.the surprise dawn attack in bayda province killed abdul-raouf al-dhahab, sultan al-dhahab and seif al-nims, they said. the fighting lasted around 45...






u.s. service member killed, 3 wounded in surprise yemen raid


sanaa, yemen -- a u.s. military service member was killed sunday during a raid against al qaeda militants in central yemen that also left nearly 30 others dead, including women and children. the loss of the service member is the first-known combat death of a member of the u.s. military under president donald trump.“americans are saddened this morning with news that a life of a heroic service member has been taken in our fight against the evil of radical islamic terrorism,” trump said in a statement.cbs news correspondent david martin confirms the raid, carried out by navy seal team 6, was approved by mr. trump.           the u.s. has been striking al qaeda in yemen from the air for more than 15 years, mostly using drones, and sunday’s surprise pre-dawn raid could signal a new escalation ag






japan central bank to weigh unpredictable factor at meeting: trump


tokyo—at the bank of japan, cautious optimism toward u.s. president donald trump is giving way to plain caution.mr. trump’s election victory initially gave policy makers in tokyo hope of more-favorable economic conditions after a stimulus pledge sparked a sharp rise in the u.s. dollar and a stock market rally amid expectations of faster american and global growth.but now, ahead of a two-day policy meeting starting monday, he...






one u.s. commando dead, four wounded in raid on al qaeda in yemen


a u.s. special operations commando was killed and three others injured in a firefight during a predawn raid on al qaeda fighters in central yemen, according to the u.s. military. the raid marked the first known counterterrorism operation and first confirmed combat fatality under president trump. “we are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our elite service members,” gen. joseph votel, the head of the u.s. central command, said in a statement. “the sacrifices are very profound in our fight against terrorists who threaten innocent peoples across the globe.” as the u.s. forces began their ault on the al qaeda compound in bayda province, they engaged in an intense firefight left at least 14 militants dead, said a u.s. official, who wasn’t authorized to speak publicly on the secret missio






u.s. service member killed in first trump terror raid


closeskip in skipxembedxshare fierce battles between yemeni government forces and shiite rebels on the country's strategic west coast have killed more than 100 fighters in the past 24 hours, officials said on sunday. video provided by afp newslookone u.s. service member was killed and three others wounded in a raid against al-qaeda militants in yemen, the first such operation ordered by president trump.the urday raid resulted in the deaths of 14 militants and the capture of critical intelligence, according to a statement from u.s. central command, which oversees u.s. military operations in the middle east.a u.s. military aircraft involved in the raid experienced a “hard landing” and had to be destroyed to avoid having it fall into enemy hands. the incident resulted in additional injuries,






u.s. service member killed in first trump terror raid


closeskip in skipxembedxshare fierce battles between yemeni government forces and shiite rebels on the country's strategic west coast have killed more than 100 fighters in the past 24 hours, officials said on sunday. video provided by afp newslookone u.s. service member was killed and three others wounded in a raid against al-qaeda militants in yemen, the first such operation ordered by president trump.the raid resulted in the deaths of 14 militants and the capture of critical intelligence, the u.s. central command, which oversees military operations in the middle east, said sunday in a statement.a u.s. military aircraft involved in urday's raid experienced a “hard landing” and had to be destroyed to avoid having it fall into enemy hands. the incident resulted in additional injuries, accor






u.s. service member killed in first trump terror raid


closeskip in skipxembedxshare fierce battles between yemeni government forces and shiite rebels on the country's strategic west coast have killed more than 100 fighters in the past 24 hours, officials said on sunday. video provided by afp newslookone u.s. service member was killed and three others wounded in a raid against al-qaeda militants in yemen, the first such operation ordered by president trump.the raid resulted in the deaths of 14 militants and the capture of critical intelligence, the u.s. central command, which oversees military operations in the middle east, said sunday in a statement.a u.s. military aircraft involved in urday's raid experienced a “hard landing” and had to be destroyed to avoid having it fall into enemy hands. the incident resulted in additional injuries, accor






first-known combat death since trump in office – the mercury news


by ahmed al-haj and maggie michaelsanaa, yemen (ap) — a u.s. military service member was killed sunday during a raid against al-qaida militants in central yemen that also left nearly 30 others dead, including women and children. the loss of the service member is the first-known combat death of a member of the u.s. military under president donald trump.“americans are saddened this morning with news that a life of a heroic service member has been taken in our fight against the evil of radical islamic terrorism,” trump said in a statement.the u.s. has been striking al-qaida in yemen from the air for more than 15 years, mostly using drones, and sunday’s surprise pre-dawn raid could signal a new escalation against extremist groups in the arab world’s poorest but strategically located country.an






in frigid cold, mongolians stand in protest of air pollution


ulaanbaatar, mongolia — thousands of mongolians stood in frigid weather urday for the second time this winter to protest the government response to smog that routinely blankets their capital.an estimated 7,000 people, many of them wearing air masks and gas masks underneath thick winter hats, braved temperatures that fell below minus 20 degrees celsius (minus 4 fahrenheit). standing in the city's central sukhbataar square, they held black balloons and protest signs. one banner read: "wake up and smell the smog."ulaanbaatar is one of the world's coldest capitals, and more than half of the city's 1.3 million residents rely on burning raw coal, plastic, rubber tires and other materials to stay warm and cook meals in their homes. in impoverished neighborhoods that ring the city, known as ger di






in frigid cold, mongolians stand in protest of air pollution


ulaanbaatar, mongolia — thousands of mongolians stood in frigid weather urday for the second time this winter to protest the government response to smog that routinely blankets their capital.an estimated 7,000 people, many of them wearing air masks and gas masks underneath thick winter hats, braved temperatures that fell below minus 20 degrees celsius (minus 4 fahrenheit). standing in the city's central sukhbataar square, they held black balloons and protest signs. one banner read: "wake up and smell the smog."ulaanbaatar is one of the world's coldest capitals, and more than half of the city's 1.3 million residents rely on burning raw coal, plastic, rubber tires and other materials to stay warm and cook meals in their homes. in impoverished neighborhoods that ring the city, known as ger di






military: first-known combat death since trump in office


sanaa, 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, marking the first-known combat death of a member of the u.s. military under president donald trump.the raid left about 30 people dead, including women and children, according to an al-qaida official and a news service linked to the terror group. one of the children killed was nora, the 8-year-old daughter of anwar al-awlaki, a radical yemeni-american cleric killed in a u.s. airstrike in yemen in 2011, according to the 's grandfather.n er al-awlaki told the ociated press that nora was visiting her mother when the surprise pre-dawn raid took place on sunday.u.s. central command said in a statement that a fourth service member was inj






4 core founding principles that can rejuvenate our country


what is the best way to “make america great again?” by bringing ford’s manufacturing jobs back from mexico? draining the swamp? building a great wall?the ascendance of the strong man presidency under obama and trump promises a grandiose renewal of american power and unity. but these promises have largely fallen flat: either becoming victims of washington gridlock and compromise, or more often, collapsing under the weight of their own unrealistic expectations.at a time when american voters expect the presidency to fix all societal and political ills, the best way to revive american greatness is by returning to our first principles. four main ideas of the american founding merit revival: a proper understanding of human nature, a distrust of energetic government, the necessity of a virtuous c






u.s. servicemember killed in yemen raid


breaking news.(p o: usa today)one u.s. servicemember was killed and three were wounded in connection with a raid against al-qaeda militants in yemen, the pentagon said sunday.the urday raid resulted in the deaths of 14 militants and the capture of critical intelligence, according to u.s. central command, which oversees u.s. military operations in the middle east.it was first combat death under the administration of president trump.a u.s. military aircraft involved in the raid experienced a “hard landing” and had to be destroyed to avoid having it fall into enemy hands. the incident resulted in additional injuries, according to a central command statement.“this is one in a series of aggressive moves against terrorist planners in yemen and worldwide,” the statement said. “similar operations






1 dead, 1 wounded in chicago shootings


a 23-year-old man was s to death in the belmont-cragin area sunday evening, the second person s in the city since mid-afternoon, according to police.the man was s in the head about 5:35 p.m. in the 6200 block of west grand avenue on the border between the galewood and belmont central neighborhoods, according to a police media notification. the man was taken to loyola university medical center, where he was pronounced dead. police released no information about the circumstances of the shooting.in the englewood neighborhood, a 22-year-old man was s in the 6300 block of south racine avenue about 3 p.m., according to police. the man suffered a guns wound to the left arm and a graze wound to a lower part of the body, and went to a local hospital in a private vehicle. he was in good condition.no






u.s. servicemember killed in yemen raid


breaking news.(p o: usa today)one u.s. servicemember was killed and three were wounded in connection with a raid against al-qaeda militants in yemen, the pentagon said sunday.the urday raid resulted in the deaths of 14 militants and the capture of critical intelligence, according to u.s. central command, which oversees u.s. military operations in the middle east.it was first combat death under the administration of president trump.a u.s. military aircraft involved in the raid experienced a “hard landing” and had to be destroyed to avoid having it fall into enemy hands. the incident resulted in additional injuries, according to a central command statement.“this is one in a series of aggressive moves against terrorist planners in yemen and worldwide,” the statement said. “similar operations






white house seems to back away from part of new refugee plan amid gop backlash


a u.s. special operations commando was killed and three others injured in a firefight during a predawn raid on al qaeda fighters in central yemen, according to the u.s. military. the raid marked the first known counterterrorism operation and first confirmed combat fatality under president trump. “we are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our elite service members,” gen. joseph votel, the head of the u.s. central command, said in a statement. “the sacrifices are very profound in our fight against terrorists who threaten innocent peoples across the globe.” as the u.s. forces began their ault on the al qaeda compound in shabwa province, they engaged in an intense firefight left at least 14 militants dead, said a u.s. official, who wasn’t authorized to speak publicly on the secret missi






all-star blackhawks likely to stick together during 3-on-3 game


coach bruce boudreau had a smile on his face as he surveyed the players gathered on the stage of the microsoft theater on friday night.several of the nhl's top 100 players were together on the stage chatting, taking pictures and giving interviews while boudreau, the coach of the wild who's heading up the central division all-stars on sunday, stood off to the side."i'm glad that in the 2010-17 group i have three players playing for me in the all-star game," boudreau said. "i don't have to go far to think about what that line combination is going to look like."boudreau was referring to patrick kane, jonathan toews and duncan keith, who, along with goaltender corey crawford, will represent the hawks in the all-star game.for the second consecutive year, the league is adopting a three-on-three






skooba laptop weekender travel bag


i go somewhere on a plane at least twice a month. for over ten years i’ve used a briggs & riley roller carry-on, and i’ve been fairly happy with it. it’s heavy for its small size and the zipper pulls all broke off (i made replacements from binder clips and sugru) so i’ve been keeping my eye out for a replacement. after hearing great things about the accessibility and capacity of the skooba weekender duffle, i decided to give it a try. it turned out the be the most convenient carry-on i’ve ever used.report this admeasuring 18″l x 12″h x 11″d this boxy duffle features a capacious central container that holds a week’s worth of clothing plus my large toiletries case. the exterior is micro-ballistic nylon. around the four sides of the main storage container are zipper pockets. one is a rein






all-star blackhawks likely to stick together during 3-on-3 game


coach bruce boudreau had a smile on his face as he surveyed the players gathered on the stage of the microsoft theater on friday night.several of the nhl's top 100 players were together on the stage chatting, taking pictures and giving interviews while boudreau, the coach of the wild who's heading up the central division all-stars on sunday, stood off to the side."i'm glad that in the 2010-17 group i have three players playing for me in the all-star game," boudreau said. "i don't have to go far to think about what that line combination is going to look like."boudreau was referring to patrick kane, jonathan toews and duncan keith, who, along with goaltender corey crawford, will represent the hawks in the all-star game.for the second consecutive year, the league is adopting a three-on-three






u.s. service member killed in first trump terror raid


closeskip in skipxembedxshare fierce battles between yemeni government forces and shiite rebels on the country's strategic west coast have killed more than 100 fighters in the past 24 hours, officials said on sunday. video provided by afp newslookone u.s. service member was killed and three others wounded in a raid against al-qaeda militants in yemen, the first such operation ordered by president trump.the raid resulted in the deaths of 14 militants and the capture of critical intelligence, the u.s. central command, which oversees military operations in the middle east, said sunday in a statement.a u.s. military aircraft involved in urday's raid experienced a “hard landing” and had to be destroyed to avoid having it fall into enemy hands. the incident resulted in additional injuries, accor






u.s. service member killed in first trump terror raid


closeskip in skipxembedxshare fierce battles between yemeni government forces and shiite rebels on the country's strategic west coast have killed more than 100 fighters in the past 24 hours, officials said on sunday. video provided by afp newslookone u.s. service member was killed and three others wounded in a raid against al-qaeda militants in yemen, the first such operation ordered by president trump.the raid resulted in the deaths of 14 militants and the capture of critical intelligence, the u.s. central command, which oversees military operations in the middle east, said sunday in a statement.a u.s. military aircraft involved in urday's raid experienced a “hard landing” and had to be destroyed to avoid having it fall into enemy hands. the incident resulted in additional injuries, accor






u.s. service member killed in first trump terror raid


closeskip in skipxembedxshare fierce battles between yemeni government forces and shiite rebels on the country's strategic west coast have killed more than 100 fighters in the past 24 hours, officials said on sunday. video provided by afp newslookone u.s. service member was killed and three others wounded in a raid against al-qaeda militants in yemen, the first such operation ordered by president trump.the raid resulted in the deaths of 14 militants and the capture of critical intelligence, the u.s. central command, which oversees military operations in the middle east, said sunday in a statement.a u.s. military aircraft involved in urday's raid experienced a “hard landing” and had to be destroyed to avoid having it fall into enemy hands. the incident resulted in additional injuries, accor






yemeni officials say us makes surprise raid


sanaa, yemen — u.s. forces launched a raid in central yemen on sunday, security and tribal officials said, landing troops off of aircraft and killing three alleged senior al-qaida leaders in a battle that was the third such u.s. ground enga ent against the extremist group in yemen.the surprise dawn attack in bayda province killed abdul-raouf al-dhahab, sultan al-dhahab, and seif al-nims, they said. the al-dhahab family is considered an ally of al-qaida, which security forces say is concentrated in bayda province. a third family member, tarek al-dhahab, was killed in a previous u.s. drone strike years ago. it was not immediately clear whether the family members were actual members of al-qaida.the u.s. troops killed or wounded some two dozen men, including some saudis present at the site, ac






yemeni officials: us make surprise raid, killing 3


sanaa, yemen — u.s. forces launched a raid in central yemen on sunday, security and tribal officials said, landing troops off of aircraft and killing three alleged senior al-qaida leaders in a battle that was the third such u.s. ground enga ent against the extremist group in yemen.the surprise dawn attack in bayda province killed abdul-raouf al-dhahab, sultan al-dhahab, and seif al-nims, they said. the al-dhahab family is considered an ally of al-qaida, which security forces say is concentrated in bayda province. a third family member, tarek al-dhahab, was killed in a previous u.s. drone strike years ago.the fighting lasted around 45 minutes and the u.s. troops killed or wounded some two dozen men, including some saudis present at the site, according to the yemeni officials — who spoke on






in frigid cold, mongolians stand in protest of air pollution


ulaanbaatar, mongolia (ap) — thousands of mongolians stood in frigid weather urday for the second time this winter to protest the government response to smog that routinely blankets their capital.an estimated 7,000 people, many of them wearing air masks and gas masks underneath thick winter hats, braved temperatures that fell below minus 20 degrees celsius (minus 4 fahrenheit). standing in the city’s central sukhbataar square, they held black balloons and protest signs. one banner read: “wake up and smell the smog.”ulaanbaatar is one of the world’s coldest capitals, and more than half of the city’s 1.3 million residents rely on burning raw coal, plastic, rubber tires and other materials to stay warm and cook meals in their homes. in impoverished neighborhoods that ring the city, known as g






yemeni officials: us makes surprise raid, killing 3


sanaa, yemen — u.s. forces launched a raid in central yemen on sunday, security and tribal officials said, landing troops off of aircraft and killing three alleged senior al-qaida leaders in a battle that was the third such u.s. ground enga ent against the extremist group in yemen.the surprise dawn attack in bayda province killed abdul-raouf al-dhahab, sultan al-dhahab, and seif al-nims, they said. the al-dhahab family is considered an ally of al-qaida, which security forces say is concentrated in bayda province. a third family member, tarek al-dhahab, was killed in a previous u.s. drone strike years ago. it was not immediately clear whether the family members were actual members of al-qaida.the fighting lasted around 45 minutes and the u.s. troops killed or wounded some two dozen men, inc






hundreds rally against russian cathedral handover plans


moscow — hundreds of people are rallying in st. petersburg to protest plans to give the city's landmark cathedral to the russian orthodox church.local police said under 2,000 people attended the demonstration in central st. petersburg on urday. "don't steal" one placard read.the announcement earlier this month that the neocl ical st isaac's cathedral will be put under orthodox church ownership has inflamed public p ions in russia. more than 200,000 people have signed an online petition calling on the city authorities to reconsider.the transfer of st isaac's has been seen as part of the growing power of the orthodox church and a trend of social conservatism in russia, where president vladimir putin has appealed to traditional values as opposed to western liberalism to help tighten his grip






yemeni officials say us raid with troops kills 3 al-qaida


sanaa, yemen — yemeni security and tribal officials say the u.s. has launched a raid in central yemen, landing troops off of aircraft and killing three alleged senior al-qaida leaders in a battle on the ground.they say the sunday attack at dawn in bayda province killed abdul-raouf al-dhahab, sultan al-dhahab, and seif al-nims. the al-dhahab family is considered an ally of al-qaida, which security forces say is concentrated in bayda province. a third family member, tarek al-dhahab, was killed in a previous u.s. drone strike years ago.they say the fighting lasted around 45 minutes and that the u.s. troops killed or wounded some two dozen men, including some saudis present at the site.the officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief journalists.






urena and cummings introduced as newest quakes


san jose — the earthquakes’ newest acquisition is ready to challenge one of major league soccer’s greatest scorers.costa rican international marcos urena said urday he hopes to prove as capable as quakes star chris wondolowski, who needs 13 goals to move into third place on the league’s all-time scoring list.“i know they already have a striker who is really good here, but i’m coming here to have a fair competition with him,” urena said in an introductory news conference. “let’s see who is going to win.”urena and fellow newcomer harold cummings of panama spoke to reporters before the quakes opened the preseason with a 3-0 victory against their under academy team.urena, who signed a multi-year contract friday, is expected to be paired with wondolowski for the season opener march 4 against th






about the nhl all-star game


formateach of league’s four divisions will be represented by 11 players (six forwards, three defensemen, two goalies). team central will play team pacific in the first 20-minute, 3-on-3 semifinal, followed by team metropolitan vs. team atlantic. the winners a nce to the championship, with $1 million going to the champs.wild representativesdevan dubnyk, goalie: second all-star game. leads the league with a 1.88 gaa and .936 save percentage.ryan suter, defenseman: third all-star game. seven goals, 23 ists this season.bruce boudreau, coach: coaching in his first all-star game. will be behind the central division bench.minnesota connectionsatlantic: buffalo f kyle okposo (st. paul, shattuck- st. mary’s, gophers).metropolitan: n.y. rangers d ryan mcdonagh (cretin-derham hall), carolina d justin






new low for klopp: liverpool knocked out of fa cup by wolves


london — liverpool was embarr ed in the fa cup by wolverhampton wanderers on urday, with a week of misery for juergen klopp completed by losing 2-1 to the second-tier side.liverpool was shocked 4-3 by swansea in the premier league last urday and was denied a place in the league cup final by southampton on wednesday. the collapse to wolves in the fa cup fourth round leaves klopp with only the premier league to contend for and fourth-placed liverpool is 10 points behind leader chelsea.richard stearman scored for wolves in the first minute at anfield and andreas weimann doubled the visitors' lead four minutes before halftime.wolves were once a leading team in english soccer, winning three top-flight titles in the 1950s before collecting the fa cup for a fourth and final time in 1960. the cent