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Top U.S. Commander Sees Tough Fight in Surprise Visit to Iraqi Base
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:46:00 GMTQAYYARAH AIRFIELD WEST, Iraq — U.S. commanders expect ISIS resistance to strengthen as Iraqi forces move closer to the strategic city of Mosul, the head of U.S. Central Command said during a surprise trip to this U.S. logistics base Tuesday night.
Two Women Convicted in US of Financing Somali Group Al-Shabab
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:17:00 GMTTwo women who U.S. prosecutors say led an online group in raising money to support the Somali insurgent group al-Shabab were convicted by a federal judge Tuesday following a trial in U.S. District Court in Virginia. Muna Osman Jama, 36, and Hinda Osman ...
'Miracle' That 2 Girls Survive Australian Amusement Park Accident That Killed 4, Police Say
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:39:00 GMTIt's a "miracle" that two girls -- ages 13 and 10 -- survived an accident at a popular Australian theme park that killed four people, according to authorities. The victims were killed after a raft on a water ride turned over on its conveyor belt, police said.
As thousands of refugees flee Mosul, fears that ISIS will hide in plain sight
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:17:00 GMTNear MOSUL, Iraq -- Thousands of refugees have escaped Mosul, but they represent a fraction of those still trapped under ISIS inside Iraq’s second-largest city. But there are fears already that ISIS fighters could use the exodus to escape, or launch ...
Rights group calls Pentagon’s Syrian civilian casualty probes inadequate, incomplete
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:00:00 GMTAirstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition appear to have killed hundreds of civilians in Syria, a leading rights group said on Tuesday, urging the Pentagon to share more information about alleged civilian casualty incidents. Following a detailed study, Amnesty ...
One dead, three injured in Haiti aid distribution chaos
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:14:00 GMTPort-au-Prince (AFP) - A teenage girl was killed and three people wounded by gunfire in Haiti when chaos broke out during humanitarian aid distribution to hurricane victims, the UN mission here said. The much-needed aid was being unloaded from a Colombian ...
Shouts Greet Migrants in the Streets of France: ‘We Don’t Want Them’
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:49:00 GMTCROISILLES, France — The protests began even before the migrants had arrived. “We don’t want them!” shouted the demonstrators in this village of 1,900 people, 80 miles from Calais, where the migrants were bused from a camp known as the Jungle on ...
Venezuela: Protesters vow turning point against President Maduro
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:12:00 GMT(CNN)Pope Francis wants them to talk. But the noisy disagreements between Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his political foes may drown out any dialogue. "The time has come to defend Venezuela's constitution," opposition leader Henrique Capriles ...
ISIS Committing 'Murderous' Atrocities on Iraqi Civilians, UN Says
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:46:00 GMTAs Iraqi and Kurdish fighters move in on the city of Mosul, the United Nations says it is receiving reports of the "murderous" atrocities committed by ISIS, including extrajudicial killings and summary executions against women, children and male civilians ...
Afghan Vice President Hints That Turmoil Awaits if He Is Not Respected
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:49:00 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s volatile first vice president, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, has unleashed a tirade in which he appeared to issue a veiled threat that he might turn his wrath against his own government if disrespect of him and his Uzbek ...
Migrants evicted from miserable Calais camp leave with bittersweet memories
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:47:00 GMTCALAIS, France — As French authorities began demolishing parts of the notorious “Jungle” camp Tuesday, hundreds of migrants lined up with all of their possessions for transport to asylum centers elsewhere in France. More than 2,500 migrants have left ...
Rout of ISIS in Syria may open door to search for hostage remains
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:52:00 GMT(CNN)US military officials have received a tip that the remains of one or more American hostages killed by an ISIS operative known as "Jihadi John" may be buried in Dabiq, Syria, CNN has learned. Military officials are now weighing whether it is possible ...
Vatican issues guidelines on cremation, says no to scattering ashes
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:12:00 GMTRome (CNN)The Vatican announced Tuesday that Catholics may be cremated but should not have their ashes scattered at sea or kept in urns at home. According to new guidelines from the Vatican's doctrinal office, cremated remains should be kept in a "sacred ...
Hungary summons Russian envoy over 1956 uprising criticism
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:48:00 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary – Hungary's Foreign Ministry has summoned the Russian ambassador over reportedly disparaging remarks on Russian state media about Hungary's 1956 anti-Soviet uprising. The ministry said Tuesday it wants to clarify that Hungary does not ...
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