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Douglas Ernst

Douglas  Ernst

Articles by Douglas Ernst

This file image made from video posted on a militant website Saturday, July 5, 2014, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq. (AP Photo/Militant video, File)

Islamic State claims to have 'dirty bomb'

The Islamic State group's Twitter account posted that it is now in possession of uranium from Mosul University that it will use in a "dirty bomb." Published December 5, 2014

Image: U.S. Army

Army will take 160 female Ranger School volunteers

The U.S. Army's plan to conduct an integrated Ranger School assessment in 2015 is looking good — interest is so high that the number of female volunteers must be cut to 160 candidates. Published December 5, 2014

Patrick Lynch, head of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

De Blasio's Eric Garner comments anger police union

New York City's police union isn't happy with Mayor Bill de Blasio's recent comments on a grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner. Published December 4, 2014

A Chinese navy nuclear-missile submarine at the Qingdao base in eastern China. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

China's fleet will outnumber U.S. by 2020: report

A new report given to Congress by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission says that by 2020 China's fleet is projected to be larger than America's. Published December 3, 2014