Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Boehner: U.S. Should Help Iraq In Anti-Terror Fight
House Speaker John Boehner said the United States should provide more equipment and other aid to the Iraqi government in its battle against al-Qaida militants. But he also said U.S. troops should not be sent back there now.
The Ohio Republican told reporters Thursday President Barack Obama must get more involved in helping Iraq fight terrorist groups. He said progress the U.S. made there before withdrawing its troops is being threatened, and has been reversed in Fallujah, where al-Qaida-linked moderates have seized control.
Boehner did not specify what aid the U.S. should provide, mentioning only equipment and other services.
Asked directly whether he thought U.S. troops should be sent back to Iraq, he said he does not think that should happen “at this point in time.”