6 dead in new wave of violence in western Mexico

- New fighting comes days after 43 killed in gunbattle in state MEXICO CITY – A clash between alleged gunmen of criminal and vigilant groups in...

US to begin two-week anti-Daesh workshop

Program aims to discredit terror group's violent extremism. WASHINGTON - High-level government representatives from anti-Daesh coalition countries will begin a U.S. exchange program this week to discredit the...

US city announces major overhaul of police tactics

- Cleveland agrees to reform controversial policing methods after scathing Justice Department report NEW YORK – A major U.S. city has agreed to reform its...

UPDATE – Turkish PM meets Iran’s Rouhani in New York

Davutoglu, Rouhani discuss bilateral relations, regional issues on sidelines of UN General Assembly *ADDS DETAILS ABOUT MEETING NEW YORK - Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu met with...

US House passes bill to arm Iraqi Kurds, Sunnis

Legislation would designate groups as 'a country' WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives on Friday passed a defense authorization act bill that would directly arm Kurds and Sunni tribes in Iraq, deeming...

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...

Hacking group declares war on Daesh

Hackers announce wide-ranging campaign against terrorist group By Barry Eitel SAN FRANCISCO – Global hacking collective Anonymous on Monday declared a “cyber-war” on Daesh, following deadly...

US spy agency stops data collection Saturday at midnight

Freedom Act ends NSA wiretapping powers WASHINGTON – The U.S. National Security Agency will stop its mass collection of phone data nearly every American Saturday at midnight, under USA...

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...

CDC Reports That Pools In The U.S. May Be Exposed To Crypto-Parasites

It was discovered that inadvertent ingestions in chlorinated pool water may cause cryptosporidium, also known as 'crypto', moreover, the microscope parasite can cause stomach...

Kerry says peace in Cyprus ‘within reach’

US secretary of state held separate talks with Turkish Cypriot president and Greek Cypriot leader LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus - U.S. Secretary of State...

Basketball: Unbeaten Warriors set new NBA record

Golden State Warriors set new NBA record becoming first team to win first 16 games of the season ANKARA - Defending NBA champions Golden State Warriors set a...

UN downgrades global economic growth forecast

Estimates lowered by 0.4 percent amid persisting cyclical and structural headwinds NEW YORK -- The United Nations on Thursday downgraded its world economic growth projections for 2015. Citing weak...

All US military roles open to women: defense chief

Women soon to be allowed to take fight on frontlines, serve as special forces WASHINGTON -- All posts in the U.S. military, including combat roles,...

Earthquake rocks Mexico, no damages reported

Tremor was felt in the city of Puebla and in several Mexico City boroughs. MEXICO CITY (AA) -- A 5.4-magnitude earthquake rattled southern Mexico on Friday afternoon,...

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