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  • John Kerry visits Iraq to build support for fight against Islamic State

    John Kerry visits Iraq to build support for fight against Islamic State
    Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Baghdad on Wednesday as he began a tour of the Middle East to build military, political and financial support to defeat Islamic State militants controlling parts of Iraq and Syria. Kerry on Monday had hailed the...
  • Islamic State's badass path to paradise

    In his 1988 book “Seductions of Crime,” UCLA sociologist Jack Katz devotes an entire chapter to what he calls the “ways of the badass.” “In many youthful circles,” he writes, “to be ‘bad,' to be a ‘...
  • 'Taken 3' trailer: This time, Liam Neeson is on the run

    The hunter has become the hunted in the new trailer for "Taken 3," the next -- and supposedly final -- installment of the hit action franchise starring Liam Neeson as a butt-kicking family man with a "very particular set of skills." (Watch the trailer...
  • Review: 'The Equalizer' ★★

    Review: 'The Equalizer' ★★
    Based loosely on the 1985-1989 television series, on which Edward Woodward never stuck garden shears in an enemy's throat and never, ever stabbed anyone through the neck with a corkscrew, "The Equalizer" smells like a hit. But I wish it had one completely...
  • John Boehner on ABC's 'This Week'

    John Boehner on ABC's 'This Week'
    The guest list for Sunday morning: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks to ABC's "This Week" at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Another guest is Vice Adm. John Miller, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command. The roundtable will be Matt Bai of...
  • Why 'No Boots On The Ground' Isn't Reassuring

    Why 'No Boots On The Ground' Isn't Reassuring
    Each time I hear President Barack Obama assure us that there will be "no boots on the ground" in Iraq or Syria, I think of my husband's Army boots, lying in a heap in the corner of the downstairs study. They're covered in fine dust from his latest...
  • Film Review: 'Kill the Messenger'

    Though he has four theatrical features under his belt, director Michael Cuesta is perhaps best known for his work on TV series "Homeland" and "Six Feet Under," and perhaps the worst one can say about his new feature, "Kill the Messenger," is that it...
  • Denzel Washington Proves as Elusive as His Character at 'The Equalizer' Premiere

    A veritable who's-who of cinema's tough guys in 2014 - including Ethan Hawke, Luis Guzman, Michael K. Williams and filmmaker J.C. Chandor - came out to the Lincoln Square Regal Imax for the premiere of Antoine Fuqua's "The Equalizer" on Monday night....
  • Paul Schrader, Nicolas Refn, Producers Talk 'Light' Troubles (Exclusive)

    The plot has thickened concerning the troubled Paul Schrader-Nicolas Cage thriller "Dying of the Light." Responding to a Sept. 4 Variety story about alleged editing-room tensions between director Schrader and his producers, multiple sources, including...
  • CIA intelligence gap hinders counter-terrorism efforts in Syria, Iraq

    In mid-September, as the U.S. military prepared to launch cruise missiles against Islamic State militants in Syria for the first time, CIA analysts lobbied to expand the target list to include eight possible locations for leaders of a band of battle-...
  • Ukraine troops struggle with nation's longtime neglect of military

    Ukraine troops struggle with nation's longtime neglect of military
    Militia commander Yuri Bereza and his 150 Ukrainian irregulars were closing in on pro-Moscow separatists in their last stronghold in this eastern city when Russian troops and armor thundered in out of nowhere to cut them off in the suburb of Ilovaisk....