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U.S. Soldier in a Firefight with ISIS is Shot in the Face. How He Reacts Just Blows the Enemy Away.

If anyone doubts the resolve of the U.S. military fighting ISIS terrorists, this story is a lesson that our troops are battle-tested and ready at any …

ISIS, chemical weapons: Kurds allege chlorine attack.

Kurdish forces in Iraq have accused ISIS of using chemical weapons, including chlorine, during fighting on Dec. 26, 2014, and Jan. 23 and 28 of this …

Canada Continues Bombing ISIS as Mission-Extension Deadline Nears

CF-18s are bombing terrorists in Iraq while Harper pushes his <i>1984</i> bill at home.<p>Two CF-18 Hornets. Photo via Canadian Armed Forces<p>With one dead Special Forces operator killed in Iraqi Kurdistan, a burgeoning public debate over an increasingly unpopular anti-terror bill, and alleged homegrown …

ISIS kidnaps 20 medical workers in Libya

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS kidnapped about 20 medical workers with the Ibn Sina Hospital in Sirte, Libya, on Monday during an attack on the facility, according to a hospital official.<p>A group of more than 30 gunmen from the Islamic State attacked the hospital while a bus was waiting to take the workers, who are …

ISIS and the Destruction of History

It does something to our sense of ourselves, and of humanity, when we see pictures of men, willfully and with impunity, destroying some of the world’s oldest and rarest archeological treasures. A couple of weeks ago, it was video clips of the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham’s extremists wielding …

Isis establishing foothold in Afghanistan to rival Taliban hears UN

Islamic State (Isis) are now operating in Afghanistan, where they are attempting to rally isolated militant groups under their flag in order to …

Can ISIL be defeated in Tikrit?

<b>Baghdad</b> - A coalition of Shia militias, Iraqi government forces, and volunteers are in the midst of a major military operation to retake the city of Tikrit from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) that controlled it since last June.<p>On Sunday, fighting intensified to the north and south …

This sentence should cause a lot concern about Iran taking over Iraq

A disturbing sign of Iran's growing influence in Iraq and beyond was highlighted on March 8 during a seminar titled "The Iranian Identity," Bloomberg View reports.<p>Iraq, particularly the eastern and southern regions of the country with a majority Shia population, has tended to fall within the orbit …

‘Compromised & gone’: Pentagon lost $500mn of weapons, equipment in Yemen

American military officials admitted to members of Congress that they have lost track of millions in small arms, ammunition, night vision goggles, …

American Volunteers Help Kurds Fight ISIS in Northern Iraq

It began with coalition airstrikes that pounded ISIS positions in three villages until early morning. Black and white smoke rose from the targets. As more than 100 Kurdish troops prepared to move in, they were joined by half a dozen volunteers.<p>They were Americans — not working on behalf of the U.S. …

Syrian raid may amount to war crime, says rights group

An alleged chlorine gas attack by the Syrian government in a rebel-held town is evidence of new war crimes, right body Amnesty International has said.<p>The London-based human rights organisation said on Tuesday that the alleged chlorine gas attack in Idlib that activists said killed an entire family, …

The West now has no choice but to work with Assad

The barbarous Islamic State is a far greater danger than Syria’s brutal dictator<p>When David Cameron announced in May 2013 that he was doubling Britain’s military support for Syrian opposition fighters, he did so in the hope that they would ultimately defeat the regime of President Bashar …

Ken Block's 1965 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR and CR Supercars Villain are retro done right

Gymkhana king Ken Block has had a pretty simple car history in his trademark videos, starting out with Subaru Impreza rally cars before moving into Ford Focus racers for the past four installments. His next video, though, Gymkhana Seven, kind of goes back in time.<p>Rather than the cutting-edge rally …

The Best Ford at SEMA Is this ’67 Fairlane 427 on Miura Wheels

Hot-rod builders sometimes give their cars a fictional backstory, and Los Angeles–area car builder Steve Strope reckons his custom stock-car tribute could have been a Ford Motor Company racing test bed built between the 1966 and ’67 seasons. The 1967 Fairlane packs one of the famous Ford “cammer” …

The War That Forged a Nation

• <b>Author:</b> James M. McPherson<p>More than 140 years ago, Mark Twain observed that the Civil War had "uprooted institutions that were centuries old, changed the politics of a people, transformed the social life of half the country, and wrought so profoundly upon the entire national character that the …

A brand-new, fully modernized '65 Mustang—for $120K

The hand-built 2016 Revology Mustang applies a Singer-style approach to the iconic pony car.<p>Amelia Island's legendary Concours D'Elegance weekend will host its share of gorgeous vintage metal of high value, both actual and sentimental. But there will be at least one car that should be of particular …

Complete & Running: 1966 Lotus Cortina MkI Restoration Project

This 1966 Lotus Cortina MkI (chassis BA74EE50027) has been with the seller for nearly 25 years, during which time it was stored in a garage awaiting …

Classic Cars

5-Speed Swapped 1962 Triumph TR3A

This 1962 Triumph TR3A (chassis TS62413L) looks nice and runs a Toyota Supra-sourced 5-speed—a very nice and transparent upgrade. White over black is …

Limited-Edition Orange and Black 2015 Ram 1500 Trucks Coming in Spring

This spring, Ram will offer two limited-edition trucks — the Ram 1500 Ignition Orange Sport and the Ram 1500 Black Sport.<p>Each special-edition model will be limited to 1000 units when production begins in April. Both models are based off the Crew Cab trim level, adding unique interior and exterior …

Running Project: 5-Speed Swapped 1971 Datsun 510

This 1971 Datsun 510 (chassis PL510279316) was parked outside for nearly 30 years, though the dry desert climate means rust is largely limited to …

Matching Numbers: 1968 Plymouth GTX Project

This 1968 Plymouth GTX is listed as a matching-numbers car that includes a partial build sheet. The car shows some moderate body damage and the roof …

Classic Cars

Running Project: Largely Complete 1929 Marmon Model 68

This 1929 Marmon Model 68 (chassis 8588) is listed as having very little rust and looks pretty straight apart from a sizable dent in the front driver …

1967 OSI 20M TS Project

This 1967 OSI 20M TS has been parked since 1980 or so and is in need of restoration as a result. Based around the Ford Taunus, this one’s had its …

Side Glances: Fenced in at the Morgan Factory

Peter Egan gets caught in the great Malvern Morgan trap, and is inexplicably drawn to the 4/4.<p>Floating around on a cruise ship, eating and drinking all day in a Hawaiian shirt is all very well, but I've always wanted to take a real ocean liner across the North Atlantic specifically to go somewhere. …

Clarkson gets support from fans, ITV

Jeremy Clarkson got himself in hot water once again after he reportedly took a swing at one of the show's producers. But while the BBC has indefinitely put the show on hold, it may be too early to count Jezza down for the count at this point.<p>For one thing, <i>Top Gear</i> is a major cash cow for the BBC, …

Top Gear

This ambulance brake pedal is either broken or haunted

Either way, this ambulance is headed for an accident.<p>We're not so sure what's going on here. From the narration in this brief video, neither is the driver.<p>YouTuber The BG Csays this is the brake pedal in the ambulance he drives. He's under the impression it's a malfunction of the rig's ABS.<p>We're …

Clarkson suspended from Top Gear, new episode postponed

BBC benches star after run-in with producer.<p><b>UPDATE: The remainder of Top Gear season 22 has reportedly been cancelled;</b> <b>Tabloid reports Clarkson punched a producer when his dinner didn't arrive on time</b><p>Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended after a "fracas" with a BBC producer, <i>The …

Fastback Coupe: Historics Prepped 1967 Sunbeam Imp Californian

This 1967 Sunbeam Imp Californian has been prepped into an attractive historic racer, the seller quoting a 15k GBP investment. A versatile build, the …

Why the Pantera should come back

Of all the dead-brand reboots, why don't we have a modern Coyote-powered De Tomaso Pantera?<p>It's an old (and accurate) trope you've heard before: the only type of hybrids worth caring about were the kind of Italian-bodied, American-V8-powered exotics and tourers that stimulated enthusiasts' salivary …

Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson suspended by the BBC

<i>UPDATE: According to the latest news coming out of the UK, Jeremy Clarkson was suspended after throwing a punch at a male producer. The incident happened a week ago, but wasn't initially reported, and as soon as it was, Clarkson's suspension was handed down. The final three episodes of</i> Top Gear</i> …

Top Gear