Obama reassures Gulf allies on Iran

U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday reassured the Gulf states that his country will remain vigilant against Iran’s “destabilizing activities” in the Middle East. “We recognized,...

Obama vows to politicize fight for tighter gun laws

US president slams politicians he says are funded by special interest groups as being an impediment to changing gun laws WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Friday...

Macri vows to focus on Argentine economy

President-elect to create six-member team to manage economy, public finances By Charles Newbery BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- President-elect Mauricio Macri said Monday that his first challenge will be...

US releases Osama bin Laden’s secret documents

Files include bin Laden's communications with family, other al Qaeda leaders WASHINGTON - The U.S. on Wednesday released a portion of documents it says was taken...

Thousands walk for ‘reconciliation’ in Canada

At least 6,000 aboriginal children aged 7-15 died at residential schools over last century, commission finds OTTAWA, Canada - An estimated 7,000 to 10,000 people walked...
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Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death

Jurors decide death for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for role in deadly April 2013 attack NEW YORK  - A U.S. jury in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev...

US Christian population in decline: survey

Share of Americans who do not identify with any organized religion up by more than 6 percent since 2007. NEW YORK – The Christian population...

Tim Cook to give away billion dollar Apple fortune

Apple CEO named 'world’s greatest leader' as company prepares to launch new music streaming service. SAN FRANCISCO (AA) – Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that...

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death

DEVELOPING: A federal jury Friday sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death of the Boston Marathon Bombing. Tsarnaev showed no emotion as he learned his fate. He...

US defense leaders at odds on Syria safe zone

Defense chief says safe zone in Syria not practical, Joint Chiefs chairman believes its 'practical militarily.' WASHINGTON -- The U.S.’s top military officer and the...

US Muslim teen arrested for clock to attend White House

Ahmed Mohamed unlikely to meet Obama WASHINGTON - A U.S. Muslim teen arrested after a teacher mistook his homemade clock for a bomb will attend an astronomy event at the White House on...

US assures Iraqi leader of support as Daesh takes over Ramadi

VP Biden tells Iraq’s Abadi that US would deliver heavy weapons to counter Daesh’s recent offensive WASHINGTON - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden assured Iraqi Prime Minister...

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...

White House reveals new military chief

Marine Corps general nominated as chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Tuesday nominated Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford as the...

Obama: No ‘credible’ threat ahead of major holiday

‘We know of no specific and credible intelligence indicating a plot on the homeland,’ US president says WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama sought to reassure...

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