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  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Edge of Eternity" by Ken Follett (Dutton, $36). The conclusion to "The Century Trilogy" focuses on the 1960s through the 1980s. Last week: — 2. "Personal" by Lee Child (Delacorte, $28). Jack Reacher comes out of...
  • Exclusive: U.S. told Iran of intent to strike Islamic State in Syria - source

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States informed Iran in advance of its intention to strike Islamic State militants in Syria and assured Tehran that it would not target the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a senior Iranian official told...
  • Obama wins praise for wooing Arab nations to embrace anti-Islamist State campaign

    UNITED NATIONS For an undertaking so fraught with sectarian tensions and regional rivalries, the U.S.-led air campaign against Islamist extremists in Syria was a diplomatic feat for its inclusion of five Sunni Muslim states that traditionally are skittish...
  • Obama forges anti-ISIL coalition, but will it hang together?

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Arabs are in. Turkey is on the fence. Britain, still smarting from an earlier Iraq war, is cautiously edging toward expanded action. Even Greece wants to help - if someone would tell it how. Two weeks after he announced plans...
  • Andrew Lack to Leave Bloomberg for Federal Agency Post

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Andrew Lack is leaving Bloomberg Media Group to become chief executive officer of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the federal agency that oversees international networks like Voice of America and Radio Free Europe. Lack...
  • West Africa pleads for faster help to fight Ebola virus

    WASHINGTON The presidents of three West African nations pleaded Thursday for much faster help from the world in battling a deadly Ebola outbreak that's killed nearly 3,000 people and might infect more than a million others in the coming months as the...
  • Demise of group backing moderate Syria rebels is a warning for US

    WASHINGTON Two years after the Obama administration granted it a rare license to raise money for Syrian rebels, a Washington-based opposition nonprofit group that tried to help the United States build a moderate fighting force is defunct. The Syrian...
  • US: Strikes on Islamic State, Khorasan in Syria first step of a years-long campaign

    IRBIL, Iraq U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria are likely to last "for years," a senior Pentagon official said Tuesday, as the United States began to assess the impact of three waves of aerial assaults launched in the early morning hours that targeted both...
  • Syria was warned of coming airstrikes, state media report

    U.S. officials informed the Syrian government in advance of Washington’s plans to bomb suspected Islamic State militant sites within its borders, Syrian state media reported Tuesday. The disclosure was made in a note from U.S. Secretary of State...
  • U.S. excludes Korean peninsula from pledge to eliminate land mines

    U.S. excludes Korean peninsula from pledge to eliminate land mines
    The U.S. has pledged to get rid of all stockpiles of land mines except those to defend South Korea, the State Department said Tuesday. The decision to exclude the Korean peninsula follows a commitment the U.S. made in June that it would not make, keep...
  • American begins sentence of farm work, isolation in North Korea: reports

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Matthew Miller, an American held in North Korea since April for "hostile acts", on Thursday began a six-year hard labor sentence that he said involved farm work and isolation, media reports said. Miller, 25, told the Associated Press he...