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Business

Iraq Oil Imports in U.S. Increase

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By Monika Hammer (NCC News) – Between August and September the U.S. more than doubled its imports of oil from Iraq, according to a Platts analysis of U.S. Energy Information Administration statistics. Platt expects resurgent Iraqi oil output to continue makings its way to the U.S. The increase in oil imports is adding to the already […]

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Central New York

Hope Exists for Iraq Veteran

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By Kali Fisher, BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (NCC News) – In 2004, Rick Yarosh enlisted in the United States Army. He said he realized he hadn’t done anything for his country and more importantly for himself. By 2006 Yarosh was deployed over to Iraq just south of Baghdad. Injuries It was while he was on patrol that his tank was hit […]

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Government

ISIS Releases Over 200 Prisoners

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By Brian Ives SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Islamic State released more than 200 Yazidis Wednesday, an Iraqi Kurdish security official said. ISIS had held the prisoners for more than eight months. Gen. Hiwa Abdullah, a northern Iraqi commander, said most of the 216 freed prisoners showed signs of neglect and abuse. He said […]

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Government

Obama Has Had Enough with ISIS

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By Alana Heller SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – President Obama wants to go to war with the Islamic State.  He issued a letter earlier today asking congress to formally declare war. Obama believes ISIS is a large threat to the United States.  The Islamic group has killed four United States citizens. One of those killed is […]

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Health, Transportation

300 Migrants Reported Missing After Trying to Cross the Mediteranean

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By Alana Heller SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – At least 300 migrants are missing after trying to cross the Mediterranean in open rubber boats baring cold temperatures.  Survivors reported these individuals as missing earlier today. The United Nations refugee and various aid groups are pointing fingers and criticizing the European Union’s rescue operation. The United […]

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Government

Syracuse Mosque Reacts to ISIS

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By: Kali Fisher, Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)- The fighting over in Iraq and Syria isn’t something new to the Middle East or America. It’s something that has gone on for years but only recently did it start escalating again. For the past four months the U.S. has been fighting what many refer to as ISIS or […]

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