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  • It's official: US won't be working with current Syrian rebel groups to battle Islamic State

    WASHINGTON John Allen, the retired Marine general in charge of coordinating the U.S.-led coalition's response to the Islamic State, confirmed Wednesday what Syrian rebel commanders have complained about for months that the United States is ditching the...
  • FBI: Man killed in Alabama hit-and-run was not on Most Wanted List

    Forensic scientists have confirmed that the body of a John Doe in Alabama is not a man who has eluded the FBI for more than 40 years. In court papers filed last week, the FBI asked Alabama officials to exhume the body of a man killed in a 1981 hit-and-...
  • Exclusive: Boeing eyes possible Chinook helicopter sale to Brazil

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Brazilian Army has expressed interest in buying a handful of Boeing Co CH-47 Chinook helicopters, the company said on Wednesday, saying that it continued to view Brazil as an important partner for defense and commercial...
  • Patient's move to Emory raises question: Can US hospitals handle Ebola?

    ATLANTA In their first concession that a major U.S. hospital is not up to the task of treating an Ebola patient, federal health officials Wednesday transferred an infected health care worker from Dallas to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. The...
  • U.S. national shot dead in Saudi capital Riyadh

    By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) - A gunman killed a U.S. national and wounded another in the Saudi capital of Riyadh on Tuesday, officials said, heightening Western concerns over security in the world's top oil exporter as regional unrest rises....
  • U.S. says no talk about extending Iran nuclear negotiations

    VIENNA (Reuters) - World powers and Iran are not discussing extending a late November deadline for reaching an accord over Tehran's nuclear program, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday, adding there was still time to strike a deal. However, the...
  • Cal Thomas: U.S. tax dollars funding Gaza warfare

    Cal Thomas: U.S. tax dollars funding Gaza warfare
    After World War II, the Marshall Plan helped rebuild a devastated Europe. The key word in that sentence is "after." Last weekend at a conference of donor nations held in Cairo to discuss rebuilding Gaza after the latest exchange of rockets between Hamas...
  • EPA Administrator Makes A Hartford Homecoming

    EPA Administrator Makes A Hartford Homecoming
    HARTFORD — Gina McCarthy was one of the last people ever to walk into the Phoenix Auditorium on the fifth floor of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection offices here. And McCarthy, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection...
  • U.S. says some progress in Iran nuclear talks, but much work remains

    VIENNA (Reuters) - A senior U.S. official said after nuclear talks with Iran on Wednesday that some progress continued to be made but much work remained to be done, adding the aim was still to reach a deal by a late November deadline. The State...
  • Americans shot in Saudi Arabia were defense contractors: U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Americans shot in Saudi Arabia were employees of U.S. defense contractor Vinnell Arabia, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday. One employee was killed and the other slightly injured after being shot at a gas...
  • Factbox: Money trail in U.S. plan to fight Ebola in West Africa

    (Reuters) - The United States government has committed more than $350 million toward fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and is ready to deploy up to 4,000 military personnel by late October. Most of a Defense Department request to shift $1...