MENU

US airdrops arms to Kurds in Syrian town of Kobani

October 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Smoke from a fire rises following a strike in Kobani, Syria, during fighting between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault [&hellip...

Read More

Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security

October 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

This July 28, 2014, photo shows Jakob Denzinger’s portrait on the tombstone of his empty grave in Cepin eastern Croatia. Denzinger is among dozens of death camp guards and suspected Nazi war criminals who collected millions of dollars in Social Security...

Marine accused in Philippine killing tests US ties

October 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS LAST NAME OF MOTHER TO LAUDE – In this Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 photo, Julita Laude, mother of killed transgender Jennifer Laude, talks to reporters during a rally near the USS Peleliu, where U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton is said to be...

Container ship towed away from Canadian coast

October 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this aerial photo provided by the Department of National Defense Maritime Forces Pacific, a Canadian Coast Guard helicopter flies near a Russian container ship, carrying hundreds of tons of fuel drifting without power in rough seas off British...

Bishops scrap welcome to gays in sign of split

October 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, is saluted by two Swiss guards as he arrives to attend an afternoon session of a two-week synod on family issues at the Vatican, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Catholic bishops predicted widespread approval Saturday...

Iraq lawmakers approve interior, defense ministers

October 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Iraqi municipal government workers clean up debris following a car bomb explosion in central Baghdad’s busy commercial Karradah neighborhood, Iraq, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. The car bomb exploded after nightfall Friday, near a cafe, killed and wounded...

Center of Hurricane Gonzalo moves over Bermuda

October 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

This NOAA satellite image taken Friday, October 17, 2014 at 1:45 PM EDT shows Hurricane Gonzalo 100 miles southwest of Bermuda. This very strong hurricane has maximum winds of 125 miles per hour and is moving northeast at 16 miles per hour. Gonzalo will make...

16 dead in accident at South Korean concert

October 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won, third from left, looks at a collapsed ventilation grate at an outdoor theater in Seongnam, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Sixteen people watching an outdoor pop concert in South Korea fell 20 meters to their...

Nigeria, Boko Haram agree to immediate cease-fire

October 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday May 30, 2013 file photo, Maj. Gen. Chris Olukolade, Nigeria’s top military spokesman speaks during an interview in Abuja, Nigeria. Nigeria’s government and Islamic extremists from Boko Haram have agreed to an...

Asian stocks sag as US growth jitters mount

October 16, 2014 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 in Tokyo, following that fear drove Wall Street to one of its most dramatic, dizzying days in years on Wednesday. Investors fled stocks and poured into bonds as...