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  • Group of nations warns against outside interference in Libya

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of 13 countries, the European Union and the United Nations on Monday called for an immediate and comprehensive ceasefire and political dialogue in Libya, rejecting any outside interference in the conflict-torn North African...
  • Ivory Coast deal may seal Ouattara's reelection, fuel uncertainty

    ABIDJAN (Reuters) - An endorsement from Ivory Coast's influential former leader Henri Konan Bedie has cleared President Alassane Ouattara's path to reelection next year but fuels uncertainty over the booming nation's longer-term future. The move...
  • Ukrainians to pull back big guns from front line with separatists

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's military said on Monday it was pulling back artillery and heavy armor from the front line with separatists, backing President Petro Poroshenko's peace plan for a conflict that has cost more than 3,000 lives. Taking a noticeably...
  • Islamic State urges attacks on U.S., French citizens, taunts Obama

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State urged its followers on Monday to attack citizens of the United States, France and other countries which have joined a coalition to destroy the ultra-radical group. Islamic State spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani also...
  • Lois Frankel says people need to realize 'we are now in a war in Iraq again'

    Lois Frankel says people need to realize 'we are now in a war in Iraq again'
    U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel said Monday that people need to realize all the implications of the U.S. move to train and equip Syrian rebels as part of the strategy to combat the Islamic State known as ISIL. “Nobody should be fooled. We are now in a...
  • Houthis tighten grip on Yemen capital after swift capture, power-sharing deal

    SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen's Shi'ite Houthi fighters tightened their grip on the capital Sanaa on Monday after seizing much of the city in a lightning advance and signing an overnight deal to win a share of power, capping a decade-long guerrilla uprising....
  • Baltimoreans take pride in anthem and the 'O' [Letter]

    Baltimoreans take pride in anthem and the 'O' [Letter]
    Born and raised here, a true "Son of Baltimore," I have witnessed the evolution and controversy of the "O!" sung during "The Star-Spangled Banner" since its origins in the cheap seats of Memorial Stadium some 30-plus years ago ("Stop desecrating the...
  • Turkey struggles with spillover as Syrian Kurds battle Islamic State

    Turkey struggles with spillover as Syrian Kurds battle Islamic State
    MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - Syrian Kurds battled to defend a key border town from an Islamic State advance on Monday as Kurdish youths from neighboring Turkey rushed to their aid, heightening the pressure on Ankara to act against the Islamist...
  • John M. Crisp: Still searching for the bottom in Iraq

    As the United States fashions a strategy to cope with the Islamic State, President Obama has been clear and emphatic: The American role will be airpower, training, logistics and leadership. No American soldiers will be assigned to combat missions. In...
  • Doubts cloud sense of relief as new Afghan government takes shape

    KABUL (Reuters) - A day after Afghanistan announced a unity government to end a lengthy and dangerous election crisis, doubts about its ability to survive, let alone thrive, are already surfacing. Afghanistan's international partners hailed Sunday's...
  • Cardiac Cowboys pull out another win

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Fresno State - INSIDE SLANT Just call them the Cardiac Cowboys. For the second time in three weeks, Wyoming pulled out a victory on its final drive of the game, this time a 20-19 nail-biter over visiting Florida...