Daily News Recap (2-6-15)

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By Erin Pollack
Web Editor

Texas State BusBreaking News: For the second day in a row the, Jordanian government is conducting airstrikes targeting ISIS in Syria. According to CNN, the Jordanian government is accompanied by U.S. war planes and are striking as a direct result of a Jordanian pilot being burned alive in late January after ISIS officials captured the pilot offshore during a Jordanian mission. The Jordanian government has vowed to exact revenge on ISIS for the burning of the pilot whose plane crashed in late December. New reports are also emerging that the Jordanian Airstrikes may have led to the death of a U.S. Hostage

On Thursday, RadioShack filed for bankruptcy and has announced they will be selling 2,400 of their approximately 4,000 stores they have left. Wireless company Sprint has stepped up and announced they will be buying some of the stores and creating a store within a store. According to CNN Money, Sprint plans to buy up to 1,750 of the stores and sell their devices and plans. RadioShack Customers should not worry because they will still be able to buy RadioShack products, services and accessories at the approximately 1,750 stores where Sprint will open shop. Sprint says they will only be taking up one-third of the shop and will be co-branding with RadioShack.

At least 25 people were killed in Aleppo, Syria yesterday as Syrian army helicopters dropped two barrel bombs on a crowded square as civilians collected water, according to ABC News. Government forces also attacked the rebel-held city Thursday night after rebels killed nine people in the capital, Damascus. Various activists groups have reported different minimum death tolls from the barrel bomb attacks in Aleppo. One activist group, the Local Coordination Committees say at least 25 died in the attacks, while other groups reported the Syrian airstrikes on Thursday claimed more than 80 lives.

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