Tag: Iraq

International Kidnapping Charges for Brownsville Man

Brownsville (KFXV) — A Brownsville man is arrested for taking off to Mexico City with his child and charged by authorities with international parental kidnapping. Authorities arrested, 36-year-old, Ismail Khaleel Al Gebory after receiving a criminal complaint in Brownsville alleging Al Gebory had taken the child after a weekend visitation. The mother has sole custody of the child while Al Gebory has regular visitation rights. When Al Gebory picked up the child and did not return her that weekend, the mother contacted authorities telling them Al Gebory had relatives in Iraq ,according to charges. The criminal complaint further alleges...

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Killer Robot used by Dallas Police Sparks Debate

When Dallas police used a bomb-carrying robot to kill a sniper, they also kicked off an ethical debate about technology’s use as a crime-fighting weapon. In what appears to be an unprecedented tactic, police rigged a bomb-disposal robot to kill an armed suspect in the fatal shootings of five officers in Dallas. While there doesn’t appear to be any hard data on the subject, security experts and law enforcement officials said they couldn’t recall another time when U.S. police have deployed a robot with lethal intent. The strategy opens a new chapter in the escalating use of remote and...

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Isis Attacks on U.S. Troops Increasing

The pentagon says U.S. Troops at an Iraqi air base are coming under regular mortar and rocket fire from Isis fighters. They add that no u-s troops have been hurt. The pentagon describes the attacks as completely ineffective. But another defense official says the attacks are raising concern that U.S. Forces in Iraq can be kept safe. The U.S. Forces are in Iraq to advise and assist their Iraqi counterparts on military...

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Major Study Of Bereaved Military Families Underway

With his wife and child close at hand, Army Maj. Chad Wriglesworth battled skin cancer for more than a year before dying at age 37. “It was long and painful and awful,” said Aimee Wriglesworth, who believes the cancer resulted from exposure to toxic fumes in Iraq. Yet the 28-year-old widow from Bristow, Virginia, seized a chance to recount the ordeal and its aftermath to a researcher, hoping that input from her and her 6-year-old daughter might be useful to other grieving military families. “To be able to study what we felt and what we’re going through – maybe...

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Gas Prices Continuing to Decline

You might want to fuel up for a holiday road trip because the era of cheap oil is back. The price for a barrel of crude is now at a new four and a half year low – right around 69 dollars a barrel in midday trading and on track for its biggest one day drop since May 2011. Driving the slide – OPEC nations including Iraq, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia choosing not to cut oil production despite the market free-fall in recent months. Plunging crude prices meanwhile, hammering energy stocks, especially oil drillers and production names like Halliburton and diamond offshore. Two Dow stocks to watch – chevron and Exxon Mobile, those shaving a combined 60 points off the Dow Jones industrial average midday. Baurer says: “the honeymoon with oil is over and we really need to wait and see. I would tell you that anything over 70 is going to be met with sellers. But over the next week or two I think we settle in. I think we do trade lower, but no spike down lower. But it’s not all bad news for investors – transport stocks like JetBlue, southwest and united continental are surging with eight stocks in the Dow transports hitting all-time highs. For more, check out the fox business channel finder on...

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