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  • Iraqi lawmakers approve new leaders to combat Islamic State

    Iraq's parliament late Monday approved a new prime minister and Cabinet in response to international demands for a more inclusive government in Baghdad to fight Sunni militants waging violence across Iraq and Syria. Lawmakers endorsed Shiite Haider...
  • Kerry presses Arabs to back campaign against Islamic State

    Kerry presses Arabs to back campaign against Islamic State
    Secretary of State John Kerry pressed Arab leaders on Thursday to back President Barack Obama's new military drive against Islamic State, calling for tighter curbs on funding for militants and fewer extremist messages in Arab media. Meeting Arab leaders...
  • No new war without congressional approval

    How does a war-weary president convince a war-weary nation to start another war? In a prime-time address to the nation on Wednesday evening, President Obama tried. First, he laid out the case against ISIS, a ruthless terrorist organization unlike any we'...
  • Raiders head to West Point for out-of-state clash

    – They've played in "The Jungle" in Cincinnati and "The Horseshoe" at Ohio State. They've stomped a defending high school national champion in the refurbished New Orleans' Superdome that had months earlier hosted a Super Bowl. And they've seen...
  • 13th anniversary of 9/11, just hours after Obama vow to 'destroy' ISIS

    Led by President Obama in Washington and solemn officials and relatives of those who died in New York, Americans on Thursday again recalled the terrorist attacks that struck the heart of the nation on Sept. 11, 2001, an anniversary that comes a day...
  • Raiders' annual field trips about more than football

    When St. Thomas Aquinas was preparing to play Skyline (Texas) at the Dallas Cowboys’ new stadium in Arlington in 2010, Aquinas athletic director George Smith was asked whether high-profile events, such as that matchup in the Kirk Herbstreit...
  • Man gets jail for online scam in name of slain officer's daughter

    Man gets jail for online scam in name of slain officer's daughter
    A 25-year-old former security guard was sentenced Wednesday to a year in jail after pleading guilty to creating a phony website to trick people into thinking they were donating money for the young daughter of a slain Escondido police officer. Sami Ahmed...
  • Russia says air strikes in Syria would be act of aggression without U.N. vote

    MOSCOW/PARIS (Reuters) - Russia said on Thursday air strikes against Islamist militants in Syria without a U.N. Security Council mandate would be an act of aggression, raising the possibility of a new confrontation with the West in coming weeks. "The U....
  • Obama vows to hunt Islamic State militants 'wherever they exist'

    President Obama outlined a “steady, relentless” strategy Wednesday to combat Islamic State fighters “wherever they exist,” signaling that he will target the militant group in Iraq and neighboring Syria, where the fighters have...
  • Russia says U.S. airstrikes without UN mandate would be act of aggression: Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday airstrikes against Islamist militants in Syria without a UN Security Council mandate would be an act of aggression, Interfax news agency reported. "The U.S. president has spoken directly about...
  • Islamic State's financial independence poses quandary for its foes

    BAGHDAD/DUBAI (Reuters) - Sometimes they came pretending to buy things. Sometimes they texted, sometimes they called, but the message was always the same: "Give us money." Months before they took control of the Iraqi city of Mosul in June, Islamic...