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U.S. military forces attacked the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation in Somalia on Monday, the Pentagon said, in a strike a Somali official said targeted the group's fugitive leader.More >>
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Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a judge with the start of the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.More >>
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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
The Cincinnati area chapter of the American Red Cross traveled across the Midwest to help with recent flooding.
Hundreds of people were forced to sleep in community shelters throughout Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wisconsin where flooding caused heavy damage. Officials say heavy rainfall left many without power.
The Cincinnati chapter sent three volunteers to Peoria, Illinois, to assist in providing hot meals to those affected.
prepared and ready to send more volunteers to Illinois in a moment's notice,"
said Trish Smitson, CEO for the Cincinnati Area Chapter. "It's times like
this that we all pull together and show how the Red Cross helps our neighbors
across the country in need."
Officials say they are prepared to send more volunteers from the Tri-State as needed.