U.S. Marines conduct artillery strikes against ISIS in Syria
Marines fire M777-A2 Howitzers in Syria during May and June, 2017 in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve. The Marines have been conducting fire support for the Syrian Democratic Forces.
A day after President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Trump is going back on comments he made during their joint press conference regarding Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.
During the summit in Helsinki, a reporter asked President Trump about United States agencies concluding that Russia meddling in the U.S. 2016 presidential election. Trump revealed that Vladimir Putin strongly denied interference in their talks.
President Trump accused fellow NATO ally Germany of being "captive to Russia" because of the payments it makes to Moscow for energy. Trump said the payments make it harder for the U.S. to defend Germany from Russia.
A US Africa Command (AFRICOM) investigation into the October 4, 2017 ambush that killed four US Green Berets by militants loyal to Islamic State in Niger concluded that “no single failure or deficiency was the sole reason for the events.”
Rescuers in northern Thailand on Sunday extracted four members of a youth soccer team from the cave where they had been trapped for more than two weeks, part of an ongoing operation to rescue the 12 boys and their coach.
Rescuers found all 12 boys and their soccer coach alive deep inside a partially flooded cave in northern Thailand late on July 2, more than a week after they disappeared and touched off a desperate search.