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  • Obama's wartime nightmare

    WASHINGTON--Congress has now temporarily bought into what has become President Obama's war against the terrorist Islamic State. Both the House and Senate have voted limited funds to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight, not against their country's...
  • Families of German MH17 victims to sue Ukraine: lawyer

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Survivors of German victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 downed over Ukraine plan to sue the country and its president for manslaughter by negligence in 298 cases, the lawyer representing them said on Sunday. Professor of aviation...
  • Sports Roundup: Crescenta Valley, Flintridge Prep cross-country lead way at Woodbridge

    BOYS’ CROSS-COUNTRY Crescenta Valley at Woodbridge Cross-Country Classic: The Falcons took fifth Saturday night in the rated race with 251 points. Whittier California won with 157 points. The Falcons were paced by freshman Colin Fitzgerald, who...
  • Houston 47, UNLV 14

    (Updated: CORRECTING: Penalty yardage in Para 5.) Houston 47, UNLV 14: John O'Korn continued his hot play by throwing for a pair of touchdowns and running for another as the host Cougars had two players rush for over 100 yards in a win over the Rebels....
  • Recap: Houston 47, UNLV 14

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Houston 47, UNLV 14 Houston 47, UNLV 14: John O'Korn continued his hot hand throwing a pair of touchdown passes and running for another and the host Cougars had two players rush for over 100 yards in the win over the Rebels. O'...
  • ISIS draws us in and elevates its supreme stature to nemesis

    What was the Islamic State thinking? We know it is sophisticated in its use of modern media. But what was the logic of propagating to the world videos of its beheadings of two Americans (and subsequently a Briton) — sure to inflame public opinion?...
  • Obama may resist ground war but escalation may be logical

    President Obama is adamant that the war against the Islamic State will not escalate to the use of U.S. ground troops. But the more I see and hear of his strategy, the more I fear that "mission creep" — even if the president resists it — is...
  • Egypt to host Palestinian-Israeli Gaza talks in days: state news agency

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will host talks between rival Palestinian factions within days, followed by indirect negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis on the ceasefire in Gaza, the state news agency MENA said on Saturday. The report quoted an...
  • Ukraine ceasefire is 'in name only': NATO

    VILNIUS (Reuters) - Fighting in Ukraine is continuing and the truce there is a ceasefire "in name only", NATO's top military commander said on Saturday. "The situation in Ukraine is not good right now," U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove told...
  • Bomb explodes at Hezbollah checkpoint in eastern Lebanon

    Bomb explodes at Hezbollah checkpoint in eastern Lebanon
    BEIRUT - A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint controlled by Shi'ite Muslim group Hezbollah in eastern Lebanon on Saturday, security sources and the state news agency NNA said. The explosion took place outside the village of Khraibeh in Lebanon's Bekaa...
  • Syria's heritage is casualty of war, study finds

    PHILADELPHIA One of the casualties of Syria's civil war is history. Five of the country's six World Heritage sites have "significant damage" and some buildings have been "reduced to rubble," according to a report issued this week. The report relied on...