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CBS News 17 Jan 2020

Pentagon confirms U.S. service members were injured in Iran missile strike


Military officials have confirmed that at least 11 U.S. service members were injured when Iran launched missiles at an Iraqi military base last week, after previously saying that no Americans were harmed. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin spoke to CBSN's Tanya Rivero about the new development.

U.S. troops were ambushed in a shootout between soldiers involved in joint military operations.
Hundreds of anti-government protesters gathered in Baghdad, Saturday, February 22, to demand an end to corruption, unemployment and poor public services in Iraq.

At least two protesters were injured in confrontations with riot police, near Khilani Square and helped into tents for medical assistance.

Footage showed tear gas being fired toward the protesters.

Idaho police say at least two people were killed and three were injured in a shooting at an apartment complex for senior citizens in Caldwell. A police officer was among the injured, and the suspect in the case was among the dead. (Feb. 21)
A helicopter carrying the Philippine national police chief and seven other people crashed after hitting a power cable upon takeoff, Thursday, March 5, in San Pedro, Philippines.

Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa and the others were pulled from the wreckage by police officers.

Two police officials were critically injured in the crash while the six other people are in stable condition.

A motorcycle was damaged but apparently no people on the ground were hurt in the crash. (AP)

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