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  • newU.S. Military, Partner Nations Conduct Airstrikes in Syria
    U.S. military forces and partner nations, including Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, undertook military action against ISIL terrorists in Syria overnight, according to a U.S. Central Command news release.A mix o…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • President Slates Commanders’ Meeting at Centcom
    President Barack Obama is slated to visit U.S. Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, Sept. 17.Centcom’s area of responsibility includes 20 countries in the Middle East and Central and South Asia, including Iraq and Syria…
    - 9 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • Navy Identifies Missing Hornet Pilot
    The Navy today announced it has identified Lt. Nathan Poloski as the missing F/A-18C Hornet aviator and declared him presumed deceased.Poloski, 26, hailed from Lake Arrowhead, California.On Sept. 12, Poloski was involved in an apparent collis…
    - 9 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • Star-Spangled Banner Waves at Fort McHenry
    Visitors and special guests watched today as members of the U.S. Army’s 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), with the help of War of 1812 re-enactors, hoisted a 15-star, 15-stripe, full-size replica Star-Spangled Banner flag over Fort McHe…
    - 9 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • Dr. Biden Cheers On Athletes at Invictus Games
    Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, traveled to London to cheer on Team USA athletes as they compete in the 2014 Invictus Games.More than 400 competitors from 14 nations are participating in the inaugural Invictus Games, an interna…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • Airstrikes Hit ISIL Near Mosul Dam
    U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq, employing attack aircraft to conduct two airstrikes yesterday in support of Iraqi security forces near the Mosul Dam.In total, the strikes destroyed an ISIL mortar emplacement and…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • President Discusses ‘Relentless’ Campaign Against ISIL
    In his weekly address issued today, President Barack Obama discussed the strategy of his “targeted, relentless counterterrorism campaign against ISIL that combines American air power, contributions from allies and partners, and more support to fo…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • JCS Chairman Hosts 3rd Facebook Town Hall
    The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff discussed many issues during his third Facebook Town Hall today.Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey logged onto his account from his E-Ring office in the Pentagon and answered questions from a wide spectrum of A…
    - 19 days ago, 4 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • Secretary General: Wales Summit Will Shape NATO’s Future
    The NATO summit that began today in Wales will be one of the most important summits in the alliance’s history, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said today.The summit is taking place at a crucial time, he said, adding that the allia…
    - 19 days ago, 4 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • U.S., Partner-nations Conduct Humanitarian Airdrop in Iraq
    American military planes along with Australian, French and British aircraft airdropped humanitarian aid to the town of Amirli in Iraq, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said in a statement issued today.U.S. aircraft also conduct…
    - 24 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 4:00am -

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    • Today I Learned: How to Enable Flash Developers
      Not having Flash development experience in-house, we were puzzled recently when we received a support request from a Flash guy wondering why a file we’d never heard of (crossdomain.xml) was giving a 404 file not found error when he requested it. Be…
      - 39 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 4:39pm -
    • New: RSS Image Enclosures Now Visible
      A funny (peculiar, not haha) thing about major media site RSS feeds is that not only are the feeds often little more than a plain text (and so kinda boring) sentence, but also that their RSS feeds tend to include thumbnail images as enclosures. Enclo…
      - 41 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 1:58pm -
    • The FeedBlitz API: Workflow for Building a Plugin
      The goal of this example is to show you what API calls to make so you can programmatically add a subscriber’s email (and other information) to a list at FeedBlitz. Let’s assume you’re developing a plugin for WordPress; any WP plugin developer s…
      - 42 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 7:48pm -
    • The FeedBlitz REST API
      The REST API is an XML-based API. It is, like FeedBlitz itself, complex and at times may be challenging to use. For simple use cases, such as integrating a FeedBlitz subscription mechanism into your site or service, we recommend using one of the APIs…
      - 46 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 5:41pm -
    • The FeedBlitz Simple API: Adding Subscriptions Programmatically
      If you’re a plugin developer, PHP guru, or a web programmer who wants to do more with FeedBlitz but the REST API is daunting, we’re rolling out a new set of features in a “Simple” API that is much easier to use.  This API needs an API key,…
      - 47 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 2:32pm -
    • The FeedBlitz API: Email Parsers
      Email parsers allow FeedBlitz to add email addresses to a mailing list based on a notification email from any third party solution. FeedBlitz grabs the incoming email notification using a “parser,” splits it up into its component parts, then extr…
      - 48 days ago, 6 Aug 14, 6:24pm -
    • The FeedBlitz API: Simple Subscription Links
      These links (URLs) allow a user to start the dual opt-in process. You can put these URLs in a sidebar, an email signature, or a web site widget. Using these links, you can ask a user to subscribe anywhere a URL can be used. Programming Required: None…
      - 49 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 3:20pm -
    • Getting to Grips with the FeedBlitz APIs
      This week on the blog we’ll be running a series on how, if you want to access FeedBlitz programmatically, to pick and choose the right API (Application Programming Interface) to use. We’ll wrap it up with a couple of quick examples to help folks…
      - 50 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 10:33pm -
    • Exit Popups: List Growth, But Too High a Price?
      Popups work. A somewhat ugly, but nonetheless true fact. Sadly, I feel they’re often abused by publishers who mistake list volume for list quality, and hurt their reputation in the process. Let’s face it, we’ve all visited those web sites wher…
      - 53 days ago, 1 Aug 14, 2:04pm -
    • Marketing Insights: Start with the Social Media Department
      Their smartphones never leave their side. They occasionally speak in hashtags. They know what’s trending way before you. I’m not talking about a group of high school kids. This is the social media team. And today’s social media team is essentia…
      - 56 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:04pm -

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