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  • Al Qaeda attacks kill at least 33 people in Yemen

    SANAA (Reuters) - At least 33 people were killed in a suicide bombing and gun attacks in central Yemen, tribal sources and medics said on Monday, as al Qaeda fighters seized a Yemeni city in a new challenge to the central government. Violence has...
  • Ukraine says it has never used cluster bombs in fight with separatists

    Ukraine says it has never used cluster bombs in fight with separatists
    Ukrainian armed forces have never used prohibited weapons such as cluster bombs in their fight against pro-Russia separatists, a military spokesman insisted Tuesday after a rights group reported that it had documented a dozen instances in which the...
  • Turkey to let Iraqi Kurds reinforce Kobani as U.S. drops arms to defenders

    ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey said on Monday it would allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce fellow Kurds in the Syrian town of Kobani on Turkey's border, and the United States air-dropped arms to help the Kurds there resist an Islamic State...
  • In Afghan north, Taliban gains ground and courts local support

    KUNDUZ CITY Afghanistan (Reuters) - Sardar, a 23-year-old working in his brother's barber shop in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz, said local officials had asked for bribes to resolve a long-running family dispute over land. When the backhanders...
  • An Islamic State stalemate

    The United States and its allies are no longer losing the war against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and in the Middle East, that counts as progress. In Syria, the besieged Kurdish town of Kobani, nearly given up for lost two weeks ago, has held off...
  • Consumed by Islamic State, Iraq's Anbar province a key battleground again

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - In recent weeks, the world has watched the battle to save Syria's border town of Kobani from Islamic State. But the radical jihadists have for longer been engulfing another strategically more vital target - Iraq's western Anbar...
  • Despite costly U.S. effort, Afghan poppy cultivation hits new high

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan hit an all-time high in 2013 despite years of counter-narcotics efforts that have cost the United States $7.6 billion, the U.S. government watchdog for Afghanistan reconstruction spending...
  • Routs order of the day in SEC

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Auburn - INSIDE SLANT Call it "Annihilation Day." After over a month of weekends featuring one-point victories, dramatic comebacks, and games hinging on one or two plays, the SEC apparently was due for a clunker...
  • Jacobsburg Historical Society's Market Faire & Rendezvous this weekend

    Forget the Renaissance Fairs and the Civil War re-enactments. If you truly wish to experience a part of Americana with roots firmly established in the Lehigh Valley, then you owe it to yourself, your family and your friends to drop by the annual...
  • Is Panetta's hit on Obama a boon for Hillary?

    Is Panetta's hit on Obama a boon for Hillary?
    Did Leon Panetta really conspire with Bill and Hillary Clinton to undermine Barack Obama by writing a memoir that slams the president's leadership skills and foreign policy acumen? That's what political strategist Dick Morris claims. "I think Hillary...
  • For a Nisei sisterhood, it's yesterday once more

    For a Nisei sisterhood, it's yesterday once more
    The ladies gathered in Rose Honda's West Los Angeles home, faded mementos of their lives laid out on the teak dining table. There are photos of outings in pin curls, saddle shoes and white gloves. A 1951 United Airlines ticket from Los Angeles to...