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US marks 18th anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks

Remembering 9/11 terror attacks. Universal History Archive via Getty Images, FILE (ABC News)- It’s been 18 years since two hijacked passenger jets flew into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, the start of a series of coordinated attacks against the United States by the terrorist group al-Qaida on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001….

Connecticut Student Says ‘ISIS’ in Pledge, Gets Pulled From High School

ANSONIA, Conn (AP) — A Connecticut high school student has been pulled out of classes and reported to police for substituting “ISIS” for the “United States of America” during the Pledge of Allegiance. “ISIS” is a term commonly used for the Islamic State group. Lt. Andrew Cota says the 15-year-old student at Ansonia High School wasn’t charged, but the case was…