Posted: 09/09/2014 - 9-9-2014
Updated: 09/10/2014 - It's time to go after ISIS in Iraq and Syria, President Barack Obama said Wednesday night in a nationally televised address intended to sell stepped-up military efforts to a war-weary public.
Posted: 09/08/2014 - A Sunni town north of Baghdad that has been surrounded by ISIS for more than two months came under heavy attack on Monday, local police and residents said.
Posted: 09/08/2014 - Egypt's public prosecutor ordered the arrest Saturday of nine men on criminal charges of "debauchery" after a social media video purporting to show a gay wedding went viral.
Posted: 09/08/2014 - - Twenty Ukrainian prisoners of war have been released under the ceasefire between Kiev and pro-Russian rebels signed in Minsk, Belarus, last week, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said Monday.
Posted: 09/08/2014 - - With less than two weeks to go until Scotland's referendum, polls suggest an increase in those favoring independence from the United Kingdom, with one survey for the first time putting the "yes" vote ahead.
Posted: 09/06/2014 - Oman is hoping that the preservation of its heritage sites and spectacular landscapes -- rather than rapid modernization of both -- will attract visitors seeking a more laid back Arabian experience.
Updated: 09/05/2014 - A charter airplane carrying military contractors, including Americans, was ordered to land Friday in Iran after its pilots were told the flight plan was out of date, U.S. officials told CNN.
Updated: 09/05/2014 - A small, single-engine plane flew for hours unresponsive from Rochester, New York, southward before crashing Friday off the coast of Jamaica, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
Updated: 09/05/2014 - President Barack Obama said Friday that among NATO leaders, "there's great conviction that we have to act as part of the international community to degrade" and ultimately destroy ISIS.
Posted: 09/04/2014 - A newly discovered asteroid will pass "very close" to Earth on Sunday, NASA says. The space rock is estimated to be 60 feet long. It's expected to fly over New Zealand about 1:18 p.m. Topeka Time.
Posted: 09/03/2014 - Signs of area fighting line the landscape of Eastern Ukraine.
Posted: 09/03/2014 - For a U.S. president to threaten to "destroy" a group that has ruthlessly executed two American journalists and murdered scores of people inside Iraq andSyria is not surprising.
Posted: 09/02/2014 - Mukhtar Abu Zubayr, the emir of Al-Shabaab, has planned numerous terror attacks, including the deadliest in Kenya since the U.S. Embassy bombing in 1998. Zubayr, who is also known as Ahmed Abdi Godane, already has a price on his head. In 2012, the U.S. State Department authorized a reward of up to $7 million for information on his whereabouts.
Posted: 09/02/2014 - Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi dismissed the government Tuesday and agreed to a 15% cut in fuel prices, in addition to other economic reforms, seeking to end weeks of tense protests led by tens of thousands of Houthi loyalists in the capital, Sanaa.
Updated: 09/02/2014 - A video that shows the beheading of American Steven Sotloff was delivered as a "second message to America" to halt airstrikes in Iraq, following through on a threat to kill the journalist.
Posted: 09/01/2014 - Four men have been arrested after allegedly trying to detonate a bomb at Manila's international airport.
Posted: 08/28/2014 - A body found in a Jerusalem-area forest is that of missing American Aaron Sofer, Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said Thursday.
Posted: 08/27/2014 - There is a deep concern amongst experts that Muslim extremism is a growing threat in the UK.
Posted: 08/27/2014 - The Corps showed off a prototype of its Ultra Heavy-lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC) last week during Rim of the Pacific exercises in Hawaii, running it from the Navy's amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore to the beaches of Marine Corps Training Area Bellows on Oahu.
Posted: 08/27/2014 - Kalama Devi killed a leopard while defending herself from the animal.
Posted: 08/26/2014 - The corporate headquarters of the new company will be in Canada, a move that may help Burger King lower its taxes. Burger King will still run its business out of Miami.
Posted: 08/26/2014 - President Obama says American power must be used wisely but defends the recent American intervention in Iraq and promised to root out the threat of the Islamic militant group.
Posted: 08/25/2014 - The French government was dissolved Monday amid turmoil among top ministers. President Francois Hollande asked Prime Minister Manuel Valls to form a new government, which will be announced Tuesday, Hollande's office said in a statement posted on Twitter.