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  • Canadian man pleads not guilty to U.S. terrorism charges

    Canadian man pleads not guilty to U.S. terrorism charges
    A Canadian man who had been extradited to the United States pleaded not guilty to federal terrorism charges that he sent money and long-distance support to jihadists who used a truck bomb to attack a U.S. base in Iraq where five Americans were killed,...
  • S. Fla. computer worker: I stole military secrets

    S. Fla. computer worker: I stole military secrets
    A South Florida man with a mysterious past pleaded guilty Friday to spying and immigration fraud, crimes committed while he worked as a government contractor on a U.S. military base in Honduras. Christopher Glenn, 34, of West Palm Beach, admitted he...
  • King Abdullah, 90, of Saudi Arabia dies; Obama praises 'candid' leader

    As the leader of a conservative family dynasty of tremendous wealth and extraordinary power, King Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz al Saud was charged with steering the desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia through an unprecedented period of cultural upheaval, regional...
  • Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, powerful longtime US ally, dies at age 90

    Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, the powerful U.S. ally who fought against al-Qaida and sought to modernize the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom, including by nudging open greater opportunities for women, has died. He was 90. More than his guarded and...
  • Prisoners using cell phones coordinated militant attacks from 'Lebanon's Guantanamo'

    For years, Islamist prisoners of a Lebanese jail connected with fellow militants on the outside through smartphones and computers purchased from guards, operating freely in door-less cells of a notorious jail overlooking the seaside capital of Beirut as...
  • Tensions emerge between Iraq, US-led coalition in battle against Islamic State group

    Iraqi commanders heavily dependent on outside support to defeat the Islamic State group are increasingly voicing frustration over the U.S.-led coalition's efforts, complaining of miscommunication, failed deliveries of weapons, inadequate training and...
  • Kerry and Hagel: Iraq and US-led coalition have killed 1000s of IS fighters, half of leaders

    Kerry and Hagel: Iraq and US-led coalition have killed 1000s of IS fighters, half of leaders
    The U.S. and its allies sought to put a good face on the coalition's deliberate campaign to roll back the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria on Thursday, boasting of having killed thousands of militants while acknowledging that ousting the group from...
  • Amid mourning, a new generation enters line to Saudi throne

    Saudi Arabia's newly enthroned King Salman moved quickly Friday to name a future successor to the crown in his oil-rich kingdom, a significant appointment that puts the kingdom's future squarely in the hands of a new generation. King Salman bin Abdul-...
  • Foreign correspondence: Surprisingly cool and cosmopolitan Kurdistan

    Foreign correspondence: Surprisingly cool and cosmopolitan Kurdistan
    What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit. Benjamin Kweskin, 32, raised in Charlotte, N.C., and now in Atlanta, lived in...
  • A year after Fallujah's fall, Islamic State group still rules Iraqi city with an iron fist

    Nearly every night for a year, mortar and sniper fire from Islamic State group militants has pinned down outgunned Iraqi troops on the edge of Fallujah. The city, the first to fall to the Sunni extremists a year ago this month, exemplifies the lack of...
  • DAVOS WATCH: Concern over Europe's economy dominates Davos; leaders welcome any more stimulus

    The World Economic Forum held in the Swiss ski resort of Davos has the official goal of "improving the state of the world." In practice, it's a massive networking event that brings together 2,500 heads of state, business leaders, philanthropists and...