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  • MH17 pierced by 'high-energy objects,' investigators into crash find

    AMSTERDAM Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 broke up in the air probably after being hit "by a large number of high-energy objects," a preliminary Dutch report on the crash showed on Tuesday. Images of the MH17 wreckage show that it was pierced in numerous...
  • ISIS is not invincible [Editorial]

    ISIS is not invincible  [Editorial]
    President Barack Obama plans to address the nation tomorrow to lay out his strategy for defeating ISIS, the radical Islamist group whose gruesome beheadings and mass killings have terrorized tens of thousands of Iraqi and Syrian civilians in the areas...
  • Best evidence Russians are in Ukraine? How good separatist fighters are

    BERLIN The uneasy truce in southeastern Ukraine appears, mostly, to be holding, a development that the Russian government in Moscow is celebrating as a hopeful sign for a besieged region. Moscow, the word comes, has been deeply troubled by the fighting...
  • Laurie Garrett: Public health officials knew Ebola was coming but they messed up anyway

    Laurie Garrett: Public health officials knew Ebola was coming but they messed up anyway
    World, you still just don't get it. The Ebola epidemic that is raging across West Africa, killing more than half its victims, will not be conquered with principles of global solidarity and earnest appeals. It will not be stopped with dribbling funds,...
  • Villagers in Ukraine cope with horrors of downed plane and fighting

    Villagers in Ukraine cope with horrors of downed plane and fighting
    When bodies from doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 fell from the sky and landed in this southeastern Ukrainian village in July, Ivan Savin knew the disaster would bring more problems. It took three days for emergency workers to remove the decaying...
  • Ahead of speech, Obama briefs Congress on Islamic State strategy

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama told leaders of Congress on Tuesday that he did not need for them to authorize his strategy to fight Islamic State, ahead of a speech to Americans that may herald expanded operations against the group in Iraq and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CT Veterans Parade Seeking Vets & Active Personnel

    Calling all U.S. veterans and active military personnel from across Connecticut. The "2014 Connecticut Veterans Parade" is seeking participants for this year's colorful statewide parade!. The 15th annual procession will step off on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 12:30...
  • U.S. banks on strong Iraq coalition, but allies are hesitant

    PARIS (Reuters) - The United States says it is "comfortable" it can forge an international coalition to fight Islamic State, but with Western and Middle Eastern allies hesitant, it risks finding itself out on a limb. President Barack Obama this week...
  • Afghans back U.S. pact but worry it won't end violence

    At least one thing appears to be certain about Afghanistan’s long drawn-out presidential election: The winner will sign a bilateral security agreement with the United States. Both candidates, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, have endorsed the...
  • Saudi role against Islamic State turns on relief for Arab Sunnis

    By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) - In its war against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria the United States wants strong public support from Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam and champion of Arab Sunni Muslims. It's not clear however that Riyadh will...
  • Russian lawmakers seek holiday to honor troops who seized Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian lawmakers have called for a new national holiday to honor the troops who seized Crimea from Ukraine, reflecting a wave of patriotic support for Moscow's military intervention in its former Soviet dominion. The holiday would...