08/15/14 06:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials say airstrikes from drones have destroyed two armed vehicles south of the Iraqi town of Sinjar, the latest American-led military actions against forces of the Islamic State group. In a statement Friday, U.S. Central Command said Kurdish forces had...
08/15/14 05:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu "guaranteed" Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday that no Russian troops are involved in the transport of humanitarian relief supplies to eastern Ukraine, a Pentagon spokesman said. In their first telephone conversation since late...
08/15/14 03:46 PM
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Friday forged a unified response to the rapid advance of Islamic militants in Iraq and the resulting refugee crisis, allowing direct arms deliveries to Kurdish fighters battling the Sunni insurgents. Several EU nations pledged more humanitarian aid. The...
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/15/14 02:50 PM
President Obama is on vacation this week in Martha's Vineyard. In between golfing and family time, he's had to make this a working vacation.Â
08/15/14 01:01 PM
MIAMI (AP) — One early morning this April, Dairon Morera climbed onto a raft of aluminum tanks with 22 other people, revved up a Volvo car motor and pushed off the Cuban shore, joining a never-ending stream of islanders desperate to reach the United States. "The biggest dream a Cuban has is to...
08/15/14 01:01 PM
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister said Friday that Tehran is unlikely to reach a final nuclear accord with world powers by a November deadline. Parliament's news website quoted Mohammad Javad Zarif as saying that even if a general agreement is reached before the deadline, the two...
08/14/14 11:30 PM
TOKYO (AP) — Workers began placing buoys off Okinawa as part of a long-planned and highly contentious relocation of an American military base, which a U.S. official said Thursday was a critical step toward the realignment of U.S. forces in Japan. The buoys define the area of construction on a...
08/14/14 09:18 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Embattled Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announced late Thursday that he was relinquishing his post to his nominated replacement, ending a political deadlock that has plunged the country into uncertainty as it fights a Sunni militant insurgency. Standing alongside senior...
By Steve Chapman | 08/14/14 07:00 PM
Hillary Clinton will inevitably disappoint her liberal supporters if she takes the White House in 2016.
By David Limbaugh | 08/14/14 06:49 PM
When asked whether I believe that those who supported George W. Bush's decision to attack Iraq should feel remorse, I said "no," with some qualifications.
By Larry Elder | 08/14/14 06:10 PM
After our ill-advised complete withdrawal from Iraq in 2011, President Obama now sends hundreds of "advisors" and orders airstrikes.
08/14/14 03:16 PM
CAIRO (AP) — Palestinian officials voiced cautious optimism Thursday, hinting at progress in Egyptian-mediated negotiations with Israel to bring an end to the fighting in Gaza and secure new arrangements for the war-battered territory. But with the sides' demands still seemingly irreconcilable,...
08/14/14 02:48 PM
BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — The group of neighbors surveyed the destruction wreaked on their residential complex by Israeli bombardment, with building after building flattened or punctured by shells. The men then began to voice something almost never heard out loud in Gaza: criticism of its...
By Paul Bedard | 08/14/14 02:44 PM
A second wave of some 30,000 unaccompanied illegal minors from violence-ravaged Central American nations is expected to swamp the U.S.-Mexico border in September and October, according to a top immigration group.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/14/14 10:59 AM
Moderate voices in the national security community have begun to urge President Obama to reconsider imposing a firm draw-down timeline in Afghanistan after the U.S. has been forced to re-engage in Iraq in efforts to to stop the Islamic State and prevent genocide.
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