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US VETERANS TODAY FACE LARGE PROBLEMS. Nearly Half Return With Some Disability.
45 percent of the 1.6 million US veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq seek compensation for injuries they claim to be are service-related. More than twice the 21 percent of claims after the Gulf War in the 1990s.

SYRIAN GOVERNMENT UNDER PRESSURE. UN Condemnation Over Peace Plan Failures.
UN Security Council condemned Syria’s “outrageous use of force” on civilians after 108 people were massacred, with children once among the victims.

TROPICAL STORM BERYL. Halts Many Holiday Plans Throughout Southeastern Coast.
The National Hurricane Center reports that Beryl made landfall with near-hurricane-strength winds of 70 mph.

ETAN PATZ SUSPECT CONFESSED YEARS AGO. Reportedly Shared Horrible Crime
Pedro Hernandez reportedly told his prayer group of strangling a boy and leaving the body behind inside a dumpster.

CITY ISLAND MEMORIAL DAY PARADE. Watch it Live on The Internet.
Anyone with a computer and an internet connection may now watch the City Island Memorial Day Parade inside the comfort of their own homes and live on The Internet. www.cimages.me