Khorasan hit by US before the public knew of them

Most Americans did not even know that the Khorasan Group existed, let alone of its alleged plans to blow up Western passenger aircraft with explosive clothes, before a volley of US Navy Tomahawk missiles hit the group in Syria on Tuesday night.
Most Americans did not even know that the Khorasan Group existed, let alone of its alleged plans to blow up Western passenger aircraft with explosive clothes, before a volley of US Navy Tomahawk missiles hit the group in Syria on Tuesday night.
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NATIONAL lamb supply, as reported by MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service, was 26pc higher week-on-week, at 128,604 head. NATIONAL lamb supply, as reported by MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service, was 26pc higher week-on-week, at 128,604 head.
JOHN Deere has released an 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers. JOHN Deere has released an 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers.
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working. AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working.
THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today. THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today.
7:51 AM As members of Congress from both sides of politics energetically pummelled the Secret Service Director, Julia Pierson, on Tuesday, her agency became the butt of Twitter gags.
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28 Sep 14 The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images from around the globe.
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27 Sep 14 Nations big and small have condemned approaches such as those of Australia to climate change.
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I'm a farmer in northeast Victoria. I work as a doctor during the week and after hours to
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Yes Philip Downie. I agree, and while we are about it a VERY close look at GRDC.
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Of course this is good news for the likes of - Cam- and those whose livelihoods rely on animal
AS CIDER sales soar, a Tasmanian apple tipple is to feature at an international salon event in Turin, Italy.
4:00 AM AS CIDER sales soar, a Tasmanian apple tipple is to feature at an international salon event in Turin, Italy.
SHOULD women in agriculture form a political party in an effort to get their voices heard on a national level?25 Sep 14  1 SHOULD women in agriculture form a political party in an effort to get their voices heard on a national level?