Turkey reports another air confrontation on its Syria border

Even as NATO called an emergency meeting Monday to denounce Russia’s repeated violations of Turkish airspace, another incident was unfolding, with Russian or Syrian forces threatening Turkish F-16 fighter jets as they conducted a routine patrol along the Syrian border, the Turkish army said Tuesday.

Clinton uses GOP Benghazi comments in TV ad

Hillary Clinton’s campaign will begin airing a national TV ad Tuesday featuring controversial comments made by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suggesting her poll numbers were dropping because of a Republican-led inquiry by the committee investigating the fatal 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya.

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Approximately 4,000 inmate firefighters are manning the front lines against California's raging wildfires. Inmates in Cal Fire's program are risking their lives to work 24-hour shifts to save drought-stricken California while earning less than five dollars an hour and reduced time on their sentence.
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