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  • Preview: Mississippi at Arkansas

    Both teams have plenty at stake Saturday when Arkansas hosts No. 8 Ole Miss in an SEC West clash. The Rebels likely saw their hopes of reaching the inaugural College Football Playoff evaporate with consecutive losses to LSU and Auburn by a combined...
  • Preview: UNLV vs. Temple

    Both Temple and UNLV struggled in the early moments of their semifinal matchups in the Coaches vs. Cancer semifinals, and that is a big reason why the Owls and Running Rebels find themselves matched up in Saturday's tournament consolation game in...
  • Colombia's Santos says FARC release of hostages will be next week

    BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said he hoped next week to secure the release of five captives, including an army general, held by Marxist FARC rebels, a move that will allow stalled peace talks to continue. In a message from his...
  • Islamic State kills at least 25 Iraqi tribesmen near Ramadi: officials

    By Raheem Salman BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have killed at least 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe in a village on the eastern edge of the provincial capital Ramadi, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal...
  • Lavrov accuses West of seeking 'regime change' in Russia

    By Polina Devitt MOSCOW (Reuters) - Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the West on Saturday of trying to use sanctions imposed on Moscow in the Ukraine crisis to seek "regime change" in Russia. His comments stepped up Moscow's war of words with the...
  • U.S. plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs, mortars

    By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraq including AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds to help bolster the battle against Islamic State militants in Anbar province, according...
  • Obama approves fresh guidelines for U.S. military in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has approved plans giving U.S. military commanders broader authority in helping Afghanistan forces repel Taliban fighters after U.S. and NATO combat operations formally end in December, a senior administration...
  • US releases 'forever prisoner' from Guantanamo to Saudis

    The U.S. military released to Saudi Arabia this week a captive who was held at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for a dozen years, was never charged with a crime but was categorized for a time as a "forever prisoner." A Saudi plane fetched...
  • Biden, fence-mending in Turkey, commits to 'transition' in Syria

    ISTANBUL Vice President Joe Biden assured Turkey Saturday that the U.S. plans to strengthen Syrian rebels and ensure a political transition "away from the Assad regime," but he stopped short of committing to the regime change in Damascus demanded by...
  • ‘Star Wars’: Vader is triumphant in Lego’s ‘New Yoda Chronicles’ video

     
    “Star Wars” headlines are in no short supply these days. The Star Wars Celebration will be in Anaheim next year, […]...
  • Stanford runs past UNLV to easy win

    The Sports Xchange Stanford runs past UNLV to easy win NEW YORK -- Entering every game, the unranked Stanford Cardinal have the mentality to leave their mark just like they did last year when they made a surprising run to the Sweet 16. Given plenty...