Rights groups slam Utah for allowing firing squad executions

'Replacing one method of cruelty with another does not lessen the grave inhumanity of the act,' says Human Rights Watch. NEW YORK (AA) -- Human rights...

US troops will remain in Afghanistan through 2015

Obama planned to reduce US troops to 5,000 by the end of 2015 but granted a request by Ghani to keep current posture of...

‘Anti-foreign law’ bill outrages Texas Muslims

Muslims believe proposed bill pronouncing the supreme authority of U.S. law aims to target Muslims and to 'score points' with right-wing conservatives. NEW YORK (AA)...

U.S. new home sales surge to seven-year high

Observers expect better activity in wider U.S. economy as 539,000 housing units sell in February. ANKARA (AA) - New home sales in the U.S. soared...

Turkish adventurer wants to row from U.S. to Canakkale

Erden Eruc is listed in Guinness World Records as the first person to complete solo human-powered circumnavigation of the Earth. WASHINGTON (AA) –...

Top aide: WH can’t ‘pretend’ Netanyahu didn’t make comment

We can't simply pretend that these comment were not made. WASHINGTON (AA) - Recent remarks by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that there would be no Palestinian state...

Obama seeks foreign investment as US economy grows

"America is proudly open for business," the American president said. WASHINGTON (AA) - President Barack Obama appealed to more than 2,600 investors and business executives Monday...

Obama administration wants action, not words from Netanyahu

What we're looking for now are actions and policies that demonstrate genuine commitment to a two-state solution. WASHINGTON (AA) – The Obama administration on Monday...

Ted Cruz becomes first 2016 presidential candidate

Tea party Republican frames much of his announcement around religious values and an imposing federal government. WASHINGTON (AA) - Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday became...

Obama urges peace during Nigeria’s upcoming election

Nigeria goes to the polls March 28 amid ongoing conflict between Nigerian forces and the Boko Haram terror group. WASHINGTON (AA) - U.S. President Barack Obama...

Yemen at ‘edge of civil war,’ warns UN envoy

Jamal Benomar says recent events may turn the country into a “protracted” conflict zone in vein of a 'Libya-Syria combined scenario' U.N. Special Adviser on...

CIA chief threatens Iran against no nuke deal

CIA Director John Brennan says if Iranians leave the negotiation table and go for a nuclear weapon "they will do so at their peril." The...

US confirms evacuation of special forces in Yemen

U.S. pulled out remaining special forces in Yemen day after several suicide bombings at Shiite Houthi mosques in Sanaa killed more than 130 people. The...

Obama rebuffs Netanyahu over Palestine comments

U.S. president told Israeli prime minister two-state solution is only way for long-term security of Israel. U.S. President Barack Obama said Saturday that Israeli Prime...

Lakers guard Steve Nash retires from basketball

Eight-time NBA All-Star and two-time MVP, Canadian veteran point guard of Los Angeles Lakers announces his retirement on Twitter ANKARA (AA) - NBA team Los...

BREAKING NEWS

Golden State Player set to be charged for Assault

Golden State Warriors player, Draymond Green, has been charged with a civil lawsuit for allegedly slapping a former football player for Michigan State. Details of...