Armed anti-Islam rallies planned in US

'It's way past time to stand up to the anti-human tyranny of Islam,' says organizers of Phoenix rally planned for Oct. 10 NEW YORK --...

Syrian chem. weapons destruction ‘agonizingly slow’: US

US concerned by allegations of ongoing chemical weapons use, says White House. WASHINGTON (AA) -- The destruction of Syria's chemical weapons facilities is moving well below...

UPDATE – UN: Yemen peace talks to start in Dec. 15 in Switzerland

Yemeni government, Houthis to participate in talks to establish permanent cease-fire, UN envoy says ADDS STATE DEPT. REACTION GENEVA  - Yemen peace talks will start in Switzerland on Dec. 15...

US expanding Daesh fight

Special forces to conduct raids in Iraq, Syria; help peshmerga forces, says US defense chief WASHINGTON – The U.S. is sending more special operation forces...

US police chief fired in wake of fatal shooting of black teen

Chicago mayor asks for resignation amid protests over video showing murder of Laquan McDonald NEW YORK – The head of Chicago police has been fired...

North American Turks protest at Armenian claims

Protests held in US and Canada, as well as Austria, over Armenian allegations ANKARA - Turkish communities in Austria, Canada and the U.S. on Friday protested...

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...

Methamphetamine -laced drinks surfaces in Mexico; travelers advised to use caution

Flag wellbeing has been cautioning the group of individuals flying out towards the Mexican nation about how they should know about conceivable tainted 7-Up...

US general says about 1,000 Daesh fighters killed monthly

Daesh’s leaders, positions at growing risk ‘as we gain and learn more about this enemy,’ says Lt. Gen. Hesterman WASHINGTON – The top U.S. Air...

Turkey voter turnout second highest in OECD

Only Belgium higher in voter turnout rates among 34 countries in international economic group. NEW YORK -- Elections in Turkey have the second highest voter turnout compared...

Obama meets Oregon families same day as more campus shootings

2 dead in separate college campus shootings WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Friday met with victims’ relatives of a deadly rampage at an Oregon community college. Following...

Gunmen in Brazil kill 19 in night 'massacre'

Series of attacks in Sao Paulo shocks city where murder is on declineBy Ben TavenerSAO PAULO - Gunmen in the Brazilian city of Sao...

UN demands urgent action on Palestinian refugee camp

UNRWA says lives of civilians in Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria have never been more profoundly threatened. NEW YORK - A UN agency has demanded urgent humanitarian...

Jailed Venezuelan opposition leaders start hunger strike

- Leopoldo López called for fresh protests in video leaked from prison where he has been held for past 15 months. SAO PAULO - Jailed Venezuelan opposition...

Mexican soldiers, police dead in clashes with drug gang

Army helicopter shot down, 12 soldiers and police injured. MEXICO CITY - At least three soldiers and one police officer were killed Friday in the state of...

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