Gunmen killed outside US anti-Islamic cartoon contest

Anti-Islam event in Texas would award $12,500 for ‘best cartoon’ depicting Prophet Muhammad, a derogatory practice that has often offended Muslims across the world. NEW...

Zuckerberg pledges 99 percent of Facebook shares to charity

Facebook founder to donate majority of fortune over lifetime to newly formed charity By Barry Eitel SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife,...

US urges NATO allies to intensify anti-Daesh attacks

US State Secretary Kerry also backs British PM Cameron’s decision to seek approval for expanding UK airstrikes in Middle East to hit Daesh targets...

CORRECTION – Major power outage hits US capital

White House, State Department among affected buildings. REPLACES “outrage” with “outage” in 7th graf. WASHINGTON - A major power outage hit Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, plunging many government and...

UPDATE – US dismisses Russian claims Turkey buying Daesh oil

'We reject the premise that the Turkish government is in league with ISIL to smuggle oil,' State Dept. says ADDS WHITE HOUSE COMMENTS WASHINGTON – The...
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US not opposed to Iran participation in Syria talks

State Dept. says Iran should end support for Assad regime, endorse principles of Geneva Communique. WASHINGTON -- The U.S. said Monday that it supports worthwhile talks...

US assures GCC against external threats at summit

US to help build Gulf nations’ defense capabilities; insist not seeking to isolate Iran. WASHINGTON - A summit meeting between the U.S. and Arab leaders ended...
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6 US police officers face charges in black man's death

- Freddie Gray's death a 'homicide' and arrest 'illegal,' says Baltimore's top prosecutor.NEW YORK -- Six police officers were charged Friday in the...
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John Kerry meets Francois Hollande in Paris

PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 17: US Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a statement after a meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the...

Obama pardons 2 turkeys from being Thanksgiving dinner

Honest, Abe spared death; banished to 'Turkey Hill,' WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama followed a traditional Wednesday and spared two turkeys from being Thanksgiving dinner during a...

UPDATE- Kerry travels to Russia ahead of NATO meeting

Sec. of State to discuss Syria, Ukraine and Iran with Russian leaders before NATO meeting in Turkey, says State Dept. WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John...

Political Decisions within the Trump Tower

On Monday, the former senator of Massachusetts, Scott Brown was seen leaving the Trump Tower elevators, attempting to make his case for being on...

Caitlyn Jenner Has Confirmed Her Gender Reassignment Surgery During ’20/20’ Interview

Caitlyn Jenner has confirmed the fact that she underwent a gender reassignment surgery in her recent wide-ranging appearance being interviewed by Diane Sawyer on 20/20...

UPDATE 3 – Death toll rises to 7 in US train derailment

Train may have been traveling twice maximum speed as it entered sharp curve where it derailed, say media reports. NEW YORK -- At least seven people...

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is named Republican Party’s vice-presidential nominee on second day of...

By Kasim Ileri Cleveland, OHIO Donald Trump officially became the Republican Party's presidential nominee on Tuesday after a roll call vote on the second day...

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