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News This Week: 11/9/2015

News This Week: 11/9/2015

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    Sep 11, 2015   Author : admin

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UK RAF drone strike in Syria kills two British Islamic State jihadists, while Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says UK would repeat Syria drone strikes. 

Angeline Jolie took her time to appear before a House of Lords of committee to warn against ISIS mass rape.

The migrant crisis in Europe still doesn’t abate, with hundreds of migrants and refugees attempting to get through borders every day.

The U.K. sees a noticeable decline in some sectors of the economy, while Apple presents its new devices.

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THIS TIME IN HISTORY

  • September 11: in 2001, a series of terrorist attacks upon the United States of America took place killing almost 3000 people. Four commercial passenger jet airliners were hijacked by Al Qaeda terrorists on that morning and two of the planes were crashed into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. The third plane, was crashed into the Pentagon HQ, in Arlington county, Virginia. The fourth plane was crashed into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
  • September 10: in 1897, a 25-year-old London taxi driver named George Smith became the first person ever arrested for drunk driving after crashing his cab into a building.
  • September 7: in 1813, the United States was nicknamed Uncle Sam after Samuel Wilson, a meat packer from New York, who supplied barrels of beef to the United States Army during the War of 1812. 

 

Images: Cpl Steve Bain ABIPP/MoD/Crown C/PA, Al Hayat Media Centre, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images, Toby Melville/Reuters, Mauricio Lima for The New York Times

 

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