U.S. Coast Guard confirms that El Faro, a cargo ship with 28 Americans on board that disappeared near the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin, has likely sunk.
An Amtrak train has derailed in northern Vermont near Northfield. First reports are the train may have hit a rockslide, and some cars are overturned. More as the story develops on Fox News and FoxNews.com.
NEW YORK TIMES
|U.S. Aims to Put More Pressure on ISIS in Syria
By ERIC SCHMITT and MICHAEL R. GORDON
About 3,000 to 5,000 Arab fighters are to join more than 20,000 Kurdish combatants in an offensive backed by dozens of allied warplanes to pressure Raqqa, the Islamic State’s main stronghold in Syria.
By JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN
Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour has become central to the Taliban’s revival as a powerful insurgency that poses a grave threat to the Afghan government.
NEWS RELEASE FROM BOEHNER OFFICE
Boehner Statement on Trans-Pacific Partnership
WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement after the Obama administration reached an agreement with 11 other nations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership:
“More trade means more jobs, better pay, and more opportunities for our workers, farmers, and small businesses. More trade also gives us the opportunity to advance America’s leadership around the world. Because of recently-enacted Trade Promotion Authority, the American people have the chance to closely review this agreement and Congress must ensure it meets the highest standards before moving forward.” SOURCE