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iraq: is launches chlorine gas attacks in western mosul


baghdad — an iraqi military officer says islamic state militants have launched a gas attack in a newly-liberated area in western mosul.the officer with the anti-terrorism forces said saturday that the attack occurred the night before in the al-abar neighborhood, when is fired a rocked loaded with chlorine. he said seven soldiers suffered breathing problems and were treated in a nearby field clinic.the officer spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to release information.u.s.-backed iraqi forces are currently battling is militants in the more densely-populated western half of mosul. iraqi officials say more than half of western mosul has been retaken. the extremists were driven out of the eastern half of mosul, iraq's second-largest city, in january.






more than 100 is fighters attack iraqi forces in mosul


baghdad — iraqi security officials say more than 100 islamic state militants launched a counterattack in mosul, killing six federal police and three civilians in clashes that were still underway.an army officer and a police officer say the militants sneaked into the western dandan neighborhood at dawn wednesday and took over a mosque, where they used loudspeakers to announce the assault before it was bombed from the air.the officials spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to release information.u.s.-backed iraqi forces have been battling the extremists in mosul, the country's second largest city, since october. the militants are now largely confined to a few neighborhoods.






more than 100 is fighters attack iraqi forces in mosul


baghdad — more than 100 islamic state militants launched a counterattack in mosul on wednesday, killing 11 federal police and four civilians in clashes that were still underway, iraqi security officials said.the wide-scale assault underscored the extremist group's resilience in the city despite months of heavy fighting with iraqi forces backed by u.s. air power.the militants first sneaked into the western dandan neighborhood at dawn from the tigris river and took over a mosque, where they used loudspeakers to announce the assault and shouted "god is greatest!" before it was bombed from the air, according to an army officer and a police officer.then the militants moved to the adjacent neighborhoods of dawasa and nabi sheet, breaking into houses, clashing with security forces and seizing a h






more than 100 is fighters attack iraqi forces in mosul


baghdad (ap) — more than 100 islamic state militants launched a counterattack in mosul on wednesday, killing 11 federal police and four civilians in clashes that were still underway, iraqi security officials said.the wide-scale assault underscored the extremist group’s resilience in the city despite months of heavy fighting with iraqi forces backed by u.s. air power.the militants first sneaked into the western dandan neighborhood at dawn from the tigris river and took over a mosque, where they used loudspeakers to announce the assault and shouted “god is greatest!” before it was bombed from the air, according to an army officer and a police officer.then the militants moved to the adjacent neighborhoods of dawasa and nabi sheet, breaking into houses, clashing with security forces and seizin






is counterattacks in retaken parts of mosul stall iraq push


mosul, iraq (ap) — an iraqi officer says counterattacks by islamic state militants on the western edge of mosul have stalled iraqi forces’ push in the old city — the last is stronghold in the city.the officer says iraqi forces and coalition air assets were pulled away from the old city on tuesday to clear the yarmouk and tanak neighborhoods where is staged counterattacks earlier this week. the neighborhoods were declared liberated of is in may.he says attacks began sunday by scores of is fighters dressed in iraqi shiite paramilitary uniforms. a dozen coalition airstrikes on mosul’s western-most edge killed about 40 militants on monday.the officer spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.is-held mosul has shrunk to ju






kashmir clashes leave 10 people dead | news


clashes in indian-administered kashmir have killed 10 people - five police officers, a soldier, two civilians and two suspected separatist fighters, according to indian authorities.suspected separatist ambushed a police patrol in the town of achhabal, killing five police personnel, a top police officer told afp news agency on friday.armed groups active in divided kashmir have stepped up attacks in recent weeks on indian government forces patrolling the area as part of counterinsurgency operations.earlier, soldiers and a police special counterinsurgency force cordoned off arwani village on a tip-off that armed men were hiding in two homes, setting off a firefight, the officer said.two civilians, including a teenage boy, were killed when security forces fired at hundreds of villagers who mar






kashmir clashes leave 10 people dead | news


clashes in indian-administered kashmir have killed 10 people - five police officers, a soldier, two civilians and two suspected separatist fighters, according to indian authorities.suspected separatist ambushed a police patrol in the town of achhabal, killing five police personnel, a police officer told afp news agency on friday.armed groups active in divided kashmir have stepped up attacks in recent weeks on indian government forces patrolling the area as part of "counterinsurgency" operations.earlier, soldiers and a police special counterinsurgency force cordoned off arwani village on a tip-off that armed men were hiding in two homes, setting off a firefight, the officer said.two civilians, including a teenage boy, were killed when security forces fired at hundreds of villagers who march






iraqi forces push up to mosul's key military base by airport


baghdad — iraq's special forces say they have begun an assault against the islamic state group on a sprawling military base south of mosul that's adjacent to the city's airport.two iraqi special forces officers say their troops have reached the edge of the ghazlani base on the city's southern rim on thursday morning and that clashes there are underway.a federal police officer says his forces are also pushing toward the mosul airport. all officers spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to talk to reporters.the advances come days after iraqi forces officially launched the operation to push is out of mosul's western half.the operation to retake iraq's second largest city was officially launched in october and in january its eastern half was declared "fully liberated."






officer: suicide bombers kill 2 at peshmerga base in iraq


kirkuk, iraq — a kurdish officer says militants have launched multiple suicide attacks against a peshmerga base north of baghdad, killing two troops.maj. gen. hiwa rash says five militants disguised in military uniforms carried out the attack at dawn sunday on the k1 base outside the northern city of kirkuk. he said two militants blew themselves up at the entrance and three others were killed in an exchange of gunfire.three more peshmerga forces were wounded, he added.the islamic state group in a statement later sunday claimed responsibility for the attack.some u.s. troops are stationed in that base.the attack comes as advance of the u.s.-backed government forces has slowed in nearby mosul city mainly in the densely-populated and old part of it.






iraqi forces push up to mosul’s key military base by airport


baghdad (ap) — iraqi special forces on thursday joined the government offensive to rout islamic state militants from the western half of mosul, pushing up to a sprawling, is-held military base on the city’s southern edge as police forces advanced toward the adjacent international airport, officials said.from the south, the elite counterterrorism forces reached the ghazlani base in the morning hours, two special forces officers said, adding that fierce clashes are underway there at the base perimiter.a federal police officer told the associated press that his forces were pushing toward the mosul airport. all officers spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to reporters.the advances come days after iraqi forces officially launched the operation to take mosul’






iraqi forces push up to mosul’s key military base by airport


baghdad (ap) — iraqi special forces on thursday joined the government offensive to rout islamic state militants from the western half of mosul, pushing up to a sprawling, is-held military base on the city’s southern edge as police forces advanced toward the adjacent international airport, officials said.from the south, the elite counterterrorism forces reached the ghazlani base in the morning hours, two special forces officers said, adding that fierce clashes are underway there at the base perimiter.a federal police officer told the associated press that his forces were pushing toward the mosul airport. all officers spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to reporters.the advances come days after iraqi forces officially launched the operation to take mosul’






motorcycle cop injured escorting vice president pence in colorado springs – the


a colorado springs motorcycle officer was seriously injured saturday morning in a crash while escorting vice president mike pence’s motorcade to the airport.the crash happened about 7:45 a.m. on u.s. 24 near circle drive.the officer was identified saturday afternoon as andrew holland, on the forces since 2009.,colorado springs television stations reported that the crash was believed to be accidental. the officer’s injuries were originally reported to be critical, but the police department later said the officer was in serious and stable condition.pence posted on twitter at about 12:30 p.m., saying “spoke to wife of injured colorado springs motorcycle officer. so relieved his injuries not life-threatening. will keep him in our prayers.”westbound u.s. 24 reopened by 11:45.the vice president






iraqi commanders say islamic state families have joined mosul fight – the denver


mosul, iraq — iraqi commanders say female islamic state militants are firing on their forces and using children as human shields as the extremist group defends its last sliver of mosul’s old city.the militants’ use of human shields has repeatedly slowed iraqi advances throughout the nearly nine-month offensive to retake the country’s second largest city, and the commanders’ frustration was on display as they watched surveillance footage from the front lines.“the women are fighting with their children right beside them,” lt. gen. sami al-aridi said as he was briefed by an officer holding a tablet computer showing drone imagery. “it’s making us hesitant to use airstrikes, to advance. if it weren’t for this we could be finished in just a few hours.”another officer in the command post suggeste






iraqi forces announce capture of key mosul bridge | iraq news


us-backed iraqi forces captured mosul's al hurriya bridge that leads to the isil-held city centre from the south, a military media officer said, in a new push to drive out the fighters.the bridge is the second to be reclaimed by iraqi troops in mosul after the first was secured in the south during the offensive on western mosul launched on february 19.all of mosul's five bridges over the river tigris have been destroyed in the fighting but their recapture and repair would aid in the government’s fight against the group, which remains in the north.as fighting intensifies, 10,000 civilians flee iraq’s mosul daily"we control the western end of the bridge," the rapid response officer told reuters news agency.the counter-terrorism service and rapid response are two special forces units that hav






iraqi forces announce capture of key mosul bridge | iraq news


us-backed iraqi forces captured mosul's al hurriya bridge that leads to the isil-held city centre from the south, a military media officer said, in a new push to drive out the fighters.the bridge is the second to be reclaimed by iraqi troops in mosul after the first was secured in the south during the offensive on western mosul launched on february 19.all of mosul's five bridges over the river tigris have been destroyed in the fighting but their recapture and repair would aid in the government’s fight against the group, which remains in the north.as fighting intensifies, 10,000 civilians flee iraq’s mosul daily"we control the western end of the bridge," the rapid response officer told reuters news agency.the counter-terrorism service and rapid response are two special forces units that hav






iraqi forces enter western mosul, take airport from is


baghdad — iraqi forces pushed into the first neighborhood in western mosul on friday and took full control of the international airport on the city's southwestern edge from the islamic state group, according to iraqi officials.the gains mark the first key moves in the battle, now in its sixth day, to rout is militants from the western half of the city of mosul, the extremists' last urban stronghold in iraq.the push by iraqi forces into mosul's western mamun neighborhood was followed by intense clashes with is militants, according to an iraqi special forces officer on the ground, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations.an associated press team near the front line saw at least four wounded special forces' members and the bodies of three soldiers, suggesting more intense






the latest: iraqi police enter mosul airport, take runway


baghdad — the latest on the iraqi government forces' battle to take the western half of mosul from the islamic state group (all times local):11:30 a.m.iraqi police officials say the country's militarized federal police forces have entered mosul international airport, taking over the runway amid fierce clashes with the islamic state group.thursday's advance is part of a major assault that started five days ago to drive is militants from the western half of mosul, iraq's second-largest city.two police officers say the airport buildings are now under fire from the iraqi police forces. they would not provide more details but said troops from the u.s.-led coalition are with the advancing forces, though they didn't specify the nationalities of the foreign forces.the officials spoke on condition






suspected kashmir rebels kidnap and kill indian army officer


srinagar, india — kashmiri militants kidnapped and fatally shot an indian army officer who was visiting home in the disputed himalayan region, the indian military said wednesday.the 23-year-old lieutenant was kidnapped tuesday night while attending a relative's wedding in the southern shopian area, said army spokesman col. rajesh kalia. his bullet-riddled body was recovered wednesday morning, he said.kalia said the officer was unarmed.there was no independent confirmation of the incident and no rebel group fighting against indian rule issued any statement.nearly 70,000 people have been killed in the fighting since 1989 and in the ensuing indian crackdown.kashmir is divided between india and pakistan and both claim the territory in its entirety.last week, thousands of indian government forc






the latest: iraqi officer: is launches mosul counter-attack


mosul — the latest on developments in iraq (all times local):2:05 p.m.an iraqi officer says a "major" islamic state group counterattack is taking place along the northern edge of mosul's old city.the attack has pushed iraqi army forces back some 75 meters (82 yards) and is threatening recent gains in other old city fronts, he says.the officer said the attack was launched just after noon friday and estimated it was carried out by 50 to 100 is fighters.a doctor at a medic station said he received more than a dozen wounded iraqi soldiers.both men spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations.iraqi security forces have retaken almost all of mosul — iraq's second largest city — from is militants who overran it in 2014.while is-held territory shrunk to less than one kilometer squared,






is counterattacks in retaken parts of mosul stall iraq push


mosul, iraq — counterattacks by islamic state militants on the western edge of mosul have stalled iraqi forces' push in the old city, the last is stronghold in the battle, an iraqi officer said tuesday.the attacks forced iraqi forces and the u.s.-led coalition to pull some assets away from the old city to again clear the yarmouk and tanak neighborhoods, which were declared liberated of is in may.the assaults underscore the sunni extremist group's resilience in the city, iraq's third-largest, despite months of heavy fighting with iraqi forces backed by u.s. air power.according to the iraqi officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations, the latest counter-attacks began on sunday by scores of is fighters dressed as iraqi shiite paramilitaries. the following day, he sai






somalia forces shoot dead 2 militants in attack near airport


mogadishu, somalia — a somali police officer says security forces shot dead two islamic extremist fighters who were involved in a mortar attack in the somali capital early sunday.security forces pursued and clashed with armed men who had fired mortar shells near mogadishu's international airport, said capt. mohamed hussein. two of the insurgents were killed, he said.the attackers detonated a minibus they were travelling in, he said. no other casualties from the blast have been reported."information provided by the people has led to the killing of these thugs who inflicted harm to many people in this neighborhood," said mohamed abukar islow, somalia's security minister.al-shabab, which is allied to al-qaida, has claimed the responsibility for the mortar attack.al-shabab, somalia's homegrown






thousands of police on the beat without current background checks


image copyrightgetty images thousands of police officers across the uk have not had up-to-date background checks to ensure they are suitable to serve. figures reveal 90% of officers employed by one force have not been vetted in line with current policy. vetting aims to help prevent corruption in the police by checking an officer or potential officer's background. her majesty's inspector of constabulary mike cunningham said forces "need to address this matter urgently". responding to a request from the bbc under the freedom of information (foi) act, northumbria police admitted almost 3,000 or nine out of ten of its officers still had not been vetted in line with the most recent policy. the latest vetting guidelines were introduced in 2012 by the association of chief police officers. all new






is counterattacks in retaken parts of mosul stall iraq push


mosul, iraq (ap) — counterattacks by islamic state militants on the western edge of mosul have stalled iraqi forces’ push in the old city, the last is stronghold in the battle, an iraqi officer said tuesday.the attacks forced iraqi forces and the u.s.-led coalition to pull some assets away from the old city to again clear the yarmouk and tanak neighborhoods, which were declared liberated of is in may.the assaults underscore the sunni extremist group’s resilience in the city, iraq’s third-largest, despite months of heavy fighting with iraqi forces backed by u.s. air power.according to the iraqi officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations, the latest counter-attacks began on sunday by scores of is fighters dressed as iraqi shiite paramilitaries. the following day, h






palestinians kill israeli police officer; isis claim is refuted


tel aviv—stabbing attacks by palestinian militants in jerusalem left an israeli police officer dead, israeli officials said saturday, but authorities cast doubt on a claim by islamic state that its fighters were responsible for the assaults.the three attackers also lightly injured several other officers and civilians before security forces shot them dead in locations outside jerusalem’s old city on friday evening, israeli police...






palestinians kill israeli police officer; isis claim is rebutted


tel aviv—stabbing attacks by palestinian militants in jerusalem left an israeli police officer dead, israeli officials said saturday, but authorities cast doubt on a claim by islamic state that its fighters were responsible for the assaults.the three attackers also lightly injured several other officers and civilians before security forces shot them dead in locations outside jerusalem’s old city on friday evening, israeli police...






indian troops kills 3 rebels, protester in disputed kashmir


srinagar, india — government forces killed three suspected kashmiri rebels in fighting in the disputed region thursday and fatally shot a rock-throwing protester during an ensuing rally demanding an end to indian rule, officials said.the militants were killed following a nightlong exchange of gunfire after police and soldiers cordoned off southern kakpora village, said army spokesman col. rajesh kalia. an indian army officer was wounded.residents said troops used explosives to target the house the militants were firing from and set it on fire. police recovered the charred bodies of the three militants.hundreds of residents defied the security lockdown around the village and clashed with government forces in an attempt to help the trapped militants escape.as news of the killings spread, tho






police: 1 fatally shot by florida officer at car show


tarpon springs, fla. — authorities say a man was fatally shot by a florida police officer working off-duty at a car show.tarpon springs police maj. jeffrey young said visitors attending the show saturday, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) northwest of tampa, alerted the officer to a suspicious man riding his bicycle nearby.young said the officer stopped the man and he initially gave the officer a fake name before providing another name, which the officer repeated over the radio.young said the officer's radio then went silent until he said, "shots fired," three times.according to young, the officer then said over the radio that the suspect "came at me with a knife."the man was pronounced dead at a hospital. the officer was not injured.neither the officer nor the suspect was identified. young s






black off-duty st. louis officer shot by white officer


st. louis — st. louis police say a black off-duty officer who heard a commotion near his home and tried to help fellow officers arrest three black suspects has been shot by a white officer who did not recognize him.a police statement says a white officer who had just arrived on the scene of a suspected crime wednesday night saw the off-duty black officer walking toward other officers and shot the black officer in the arm "fearing for his safety."the injured off-duty officer was taken to a hospital and later released. the officers involved have not been identified.






officer accidentally shoots fellow officer


milwaukee — a milwaukee police officer is off street duty after accidentally shooting another officer.police say the officers were called to a fight shortly before 10 p.m. thursday when they encountered several dogs who came after them. authorities say one of the officers fired at least one shot at the dogs, but hit the other officer instead.the 32-year-old officer was taken to the hospital with an injury that police say isn't life threatening. the 28-year-old officer who fired the shot is on desk duty, which is standard protocol.






security forces kill 15-year-old protester in kashmir | news


a 15-year-old boy has been shot dead by security forces in indian-administered kashmir during a protest over a raid that left two suspected rebels killed, according to police and eyewitnesses.sp vaid, a senior police officer, said a gun battle erupted early on thursday after troops cordoned off southern padgampora village on a tip that armed rebels were hiding in a house.as the fighting raged, villagers tried to march to the area and attacked government forces with rocks to help the suspects escape, according to vaid.eyewitnesses said the troops fired live ammunition, tear gas and shotgun pellets at the protesters, killing 15-year-old amir nazir and wounding three others, one critically.vaid said the teenager was killed by a stray bullet as the villagers ignored repeated calls by the autho






iraqi forces move to surround mosul's old city, held by is


baghdad — u.s.-backed iraqi forces were moving to surround mosul's old city on thursday, a week after launching a fresh push to drive islamic state militants from areas they still hold, according to an iraqi officer overseeing the operation.iraqi special forces lt. gen. sami al-arathi said battle plans had changed and a northern advance was launched last week after iraqi forces struggled to push into the old city from the south.as iraqi army and federal police forces push from the north, the country's special forces are moving toward the old city through mosul's western industrial neighborhoods."the multi-axis advance ... has presented the enemy with more dilemmas than they can react to," u.s.-led coalition spokesman john dorrian told reporters during a press conference wednesday. dorrian






mosul civilians flee isis as chemical weapons attack reported at rozhawa hospita


apmarch 3, 2017, 11:18 am45photoscivilians who fled clashes between iraqi forces and isis fighters in mosul are gathered at an old gas station south of the city fri., march 3, 2017. susannah george/ap mosul, iraq -- thousands of civilians fled mosul overnight as iraqi forces advanced north of a sprawling military base near the city’s airport on friday.iraq’s special forces pushed into the wadi hajar district in western mosul and retook the area from isis militants friday, according to brig. gen. yahya rasool, spokesman of the joint military operations.in this fri. march 3, 2017 photo, a man holds up his identification card to an iraqi intelligence officer screening men and boys fleeing isis-held mosul. susannah george, ap special forces brig. gen. haider al-obeidi said clearing operations






roadside bomb kills egyptian police officer in cairo suburb


cairo — egypt's interior ministry says a roadside bomb struck a police vehicle in a cairo suburb, killing an officer and wounding four others.in a statement carried by the state news agency, the ministry said the bomb was remotely detonated early sunday in maadi, a wealthy suburb that is home to many foreign diplomats, teachers and other expatriates.the state news agency mena said two of those wounded have left the hospital while the others, including an officer, are undergoing treatment.egypt is battling an islamic state-affiliated insurgency in the northern sinai peninsula, and has seen a number of attacks in recent years, mainly targeting the security forces and its christian minority.






iraqi forces move to surround mosul’s old city, held by is


baghdad (ap) — u.s.-backed iraqi forces were moving to surround mosul’s old city on thursday, a week after launching a fresh push to drive islamic state militants from areas they still hold, according to an iraqi officer overseeing the operation.iraqi special forces lt. gen. sami al-arathi said battle plans had changed and a northern advance was launched last week after iraqi forces struggled to push into the old city from the south.as iraqi army and federal police forces push from the north, the country’s special forces are moving toward the old city through mosul’s western industrial neighborhoods.“the multi-axis advance … has presented the enemy with more dilemmas than they can react to,” u.s.-led coalition spokesman john dorrian told reporters during a press conference wednesday. dorri






iraqi commanders say is families have joined mosul fight


mosul, iraq — iraqi commanders say female islamic state militants are firing on their forces and using children as human shields as the extremist group defends its last sliver of mosul's old city.the militants' use of human shields has repeatedly slowed iraqi advances throughout the nearly nine-month offensive to retake the country's second largest city, and the commanders' frustration was on display as they watched surveillance footage from the front lines."the women are fighting with their children right beside them," lt. gen. sami al-aridi said as he was briefed by an officer holding a tablet computer showing drone imagery. "it's making us hesitant to use airstrikes, to advance. if it weren't for this we could be finished in just a few hours."another officer in the command post suggeste






ac physics: balanced and unbalanced forces for windows 10 download


download download be actively engaged in how you learn some of the basic laws that govern science every day. complete experiments, answer questions, make predictions, and take quizzes--learn science in a new way. conduct experiments with balanced and unbalanced forces to see whether an object remains stationary or moves in a certain direction. find out the simple math involved in calculating the net force on an object and predicting the result that the force will have on the object's motion. watch how a tug-of-war game demonstrates balanced and unbalanced forces. discover what happens when two equal forces or two unequal forces are applied to an object at rest. find out how to calculate the net force of balanced and unbalanced forces. predict the direction in which an object will move afte






u.s.-led coalition strikes pro-assad forces in syria


the pentagon says the u.s.-led coalition fighting the islamic state group has struck what it calls pro-government forces in syria.it says tuesday's attack occurred after forces supporting syrian president bashar assad entered an area near a coalition base in southern syria with a tank, artillery, anti-aircraft weapons, other vehicles and more than 60 soldiers.a statement says the pro-assad forces ignored several coalition warnings.the pentagon statement didn't further identify the targeted forces.but in recent weeks, officials have complained about various militants refusing to leave an area near tanf, syria.the u.s. and its partners train syrian rebels there to fight is.the coalition struck similarly described forces in the area last month.






medicare disciplines fairview over patient runaway


federal regulators declared a state of “immediate jeopardy” at the university of minnesota medical center last month because the hospital allowed a 13-year-old boy diagnosed with bipolar disorder to run away from one of its psychiatric wards two days after a suicide attempt.fairview tightened security practices following the dec. 5 incident, according to a medicare inspection report released this week, but the boy’s parents remain upset about the boy’s escape and other hospital missteps they say endangered their son.“just problem after problem after problem,” said ryan jancik, a longtime boyfriend of the boy’s mother who has power of attorney over the child’s care.the boy disappeared when a the ist took him and other patients out of the hospital’s locked pediatric psychiatric unit to go fo