Former top general calls on Obama to wipe out Isis in wake of Foley killing


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General John Allen retiresAn influential retired US general has called on Barack Obama to order the destruction the militant group responsible for murdering American journalist James Foley amid conflicting views in the administration on how to respond to the atrocity.

As Obama’s foreign policy team debates expanding its renewed air war in Iraq after the killing of Foley by the Islamic State (Isis), John Allen, a retired marine general who commanded the Afghanistan war from 2011 to 2013, urged Obama to “move quickly to pressure its entire ‘nervous system’, break it up, and destroy its pieces.”

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American Ebola patient released from Atlanta hospital – video


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Press Releases: Murder of James Foley

James FoleyJames Foley went to the darkest of places to shine the light of truth. Nothing could stop him from sharing with the world the reality of what was happening on the front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan, or the struggle against a brutal dictator in Libya, and he was just as determined to do the same from Syria. He was brave and bold, and no masked coward can ever steal the legacy of this courageous American who lived out the meaning of the word journalism.

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Tribune Weekly Chronicle 08-21-2014

August 21st Edition of the Holtville Tribune, Imperial Valley Weekly, and the Calexico Chronicle.

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Drivers of RVs and Vehicles Towing Trailers Advised to Enter Through Calexico East Port

CALEXICO, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials at the Calexico ports of entry are advising travelers in recreational vehicles (RVs) and vehicles towing trailers to enter the United States from Mexico through the Calexico East port of entry.

The Calexico East port of entry provides easy access for RVs and vehicles towing trailers and avoids the congested downtown areas of Mexicali and Calexico.  Inspections of RVs and trailers at the east port is a more efficient process therefore reducing wait times to enter the U.S.

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