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Kerry says US will back Iraq against militants

September 11, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi meets with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. Kerry is traveling to the mideast this week to discuss ways to bolster the stability of the new Iraqi government and combat the Islamic State militant group that has taken over large swaths of Iraq [&hellip...

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Canada finds 1 of 2 explorer ships lost in Arctic

September 10, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

John Geiger, president of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, holds an iron fitting from a Royal Navy ship, identified as a davit, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Ottawa. The artifact is being noted as the key piece of evidence that led to the discovery of a...

Arab League chief: Confront Islamic State group

September 8, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sunday, May 29, 2005 file photo, U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Andrew Bickerstaff of Satellite Beach, Florida, uses a tent pole to bat a rock off the Haditha Dam where his unit is based, 220 kilometers (140 miles) northwest of Baghdad. The U.S....

Monsoon rains kill 128 in Pakistan, 108 in India

September 7, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A migrant Indian worker sits with her children, wrapped in a blanket to keep warm, as they camp on a highway after the area they were living in was inundated by floodwaters in Srinagar, India, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. Heavy monsoon rains have caused flash...

Mystery shrouds US couple’s crash off Jamaica

September 7, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Jamaican Defence Force members return to Port Antonio Marina in Portland, Jamaica, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, after a fruitless search for a plane that crashed into the ocean a day earlier. Rescue crews searching off Jamaica’s coast on Saturday said they...

Plane with unresponsive pilot crashes off Jamaica

September 6, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Jamaican Marine Police return to the Port Antonio Marina after a fruitless search for a plane that crashed into the ocean near Port Antonio, Jamaica, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. A small plane flew down the Atlantic Coast and beyond Friday before finally crashing...

Ukraine cease-fire begins, but US still skeptical

September 6, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Soldiers of special battalion “Azov” sit in an APC at a checkpoint in the port city of Mariupol, southeastern Ukraine, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. The Ukrainian president declared a cease-fire Friday to end nearly five months of fighting in the...

US to provide $75M to expand Ebola care centers

September 5, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Health worker’s spray each other with disinfectant chemicals as they worked with a suspected Ebola virus death in Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. As West Africa struggles to contain the biggest ever outbreak of Ebola, some experts say an...

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

September 3, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Pinecrest, Fla., police officer stands outside the home of the family of journalist Steven Sotloff, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 in Pinecrest, Fla. An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading by the Islamic State group of Sotloff, who...

Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

September 2, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Kenneth Bae, a American tour guide and missionary serving a 15-year sentence, detained in North Korea, speaks to the Associated Press, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea has given foreign media access to three detained Americans who...