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US trains Iraqi forces as battle for Tikrit continues

March 23, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Saturday, March 21, 2015, a volunteer fighter with a Shiite militant group known as ‘Jihad Brigades,’ aims his weapon during clashes with Islamic State group militants, outside Tikrit, 130 kilometers (80 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo) TAJI, Iraq (AP) — As the U.S. mission to Iraq expands, so do its efforts [&hellip...

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Remaining US personnel leave Yemen amid rebel call to arms

March 22, 2015 • National News, World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken on Friday, March 20, 2015, militiamen loyal to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi ride on an army vehicle on a street in Aden, Yemen. The country’s Shiite rebels issued a call to arms Saturday to battle forces loyal to the embattled...

US first lady urges Cambodian students to seek more freedoms

March 22, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama, center left, and Bun Rany, the first lady of Cambodia, center right, arrive to meet with students at a local high school, Saturday, March 21, 2015, on the outskirts of Siem Reap, Cambodia. Mrs. Obama is in Cambodia to promote...

Mexico ‘lucha libre’ wrestler dies from hit in the ring

March 22, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this May 27, 2010 photo, Mexican wrestler Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, known as Hijo del Perro Aguayo, poses for photographers at the start of a news conference in Mexico City. Ramirez, the son of a wrestling legend in the country, died early Saturday March 21,...

After Cyclone Pam, Vanuatu revives, rebuilds and rethinks

March 22, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

People walk past a washed-out bridge on the island of Efate, Vanuatu on Saturday, March 21, 2015. A week after Cyclone Pam tore through the South Pacific archipelago with winds of 270 kilometers (168 miles) per hour, people are focused on the task of...

US, Iran cite progress in nuke talks, though deal is unclear

March 22, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, is greeted by British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond in London, England, Saturday, March 21, 2015, for a meeting about the recently concluded round of negotiations with Iran over Iran’s nuclear program. (AP...

Day of carnage at Tunisian museum leaves memories, questions

March 22, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

This frame grab from a video released by Tunisia’s Interior Ministry shows the gunmen walking through the National Bardo museum during the attack that killed 21 people on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. The one-minute video posted on the ministry’s...

US first lady in Cambodia to promote girls’ education

March 21, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is greeted by Bun Rany, the first lady of Cambodia, as she arrives at Siem Reap International Airport on Friday, March 20, in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Mrs. Obama’s Friday evening arrival in Cambodia comes after a three-day...

Bombings in Yemeni mosques kill more than 130

March 21, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

People stand amid bodies covered with blankets in a mosque after a suicide attack during the noon prayer in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, March 20, 2015. Triple suicide bombers hit a pair of mosques crowded with worshippers in the capital on Friday, causing heavy...

Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street slide

March 20, 2015 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

Trader Jason Harper works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 19, 2015. Stocks are edging lower in early trading, giving up some of the gains they made the day before. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were...