Media Madness: US Troops Come Under Heavy Fire From "Suspected" Militants?

Huh?
What do you have to do to be called a militant these days?

Thanos spotted today’s strange AP headline:

The AP reported:

5 suspected militants killed in Iraq raids
By LAUREN FRAYER – 1 hour ago

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. soldiers under heavy fire during a raid Monday in northwestern Iraq called in airstrikes and killed five suspected al-Qaida in Iraq militants, the military said.

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