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  • Moravian Historical Society searches beneath the surface

    Moravian Historical Society searches beneath the surface
    On the outskirts of Nazareth's downtown, buried beneath the stately grounds of the Whitefield House, lies an untold story of the Moravian settlers who came here in 1740. It's not about the beautiful brass and woodwind music of their church services,...
  • Iraqi and Kurdish forces bid to break Islamic State siege of town

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi army and Kurdish forces closed in on Islamic State fighters on Saturday in a push to break the Sunni militants' siege of the Shi'ite town of Amerli, army sources said. Two officers said Iraqi troops, militia and Kurdish...
  • Behind every iconic figure is a very good story

    LeBron James always was going back to Cleveland. The story was too good not to. His life reads like a script. The first act begins as a poor kid growing up in Akron without a father but in a supportive community that appreciates his God-given abilities....
  • Taliban claims responsibility for Afghan attack killing 6, wounding 33

    Taliban claims responsibility for Afghan attack killing 6, wounding 33
    A suicide attack in eastern Afghanistan set off a five-hour gun battle between militants and security forces, leaving six people dead and at least 33 injured, most of them civilians, provincial authorities said. The attack took place early Saturday...
  • The Civil War: The Fall of Atlanta and the 'peace sneaks'

    The Civil War: The Fall of Atlanta and the 'peace sneaks'
    The Chicago Tribune hailed the fall of Atlanta as much for its political import as for its military significance. After a long siege of the key Southern city, Gen. William Sherman finally managed on Sept. 2, 1864, to force Rebel Gen. John Hood and his...
  • African, Somali troops retake town on way to rebel stronghold

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - African peacekeeping troops and Somali forces recaptured a southern town from Islamist al Shabaab rebels on Saturday, bringing them a step closer to the insurgent stronghold of Barawe, commanders said. The assault was part of the...
  • With war underway in Ukraine, Russians don't like what little they learn

    BERLIN The secret funerals are back. So are motherly measures. Even soccer officials are sniping at each other. As the Ukrainian-Russian conflict enters its sixth month, there are signs from inside Russia that a nation's nerves are beginning to fray....
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko says close to point of all-out war with Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday he believed that efforts to halt violence with pro-Russian rebels were very close to a "point of no return" and that failure could lead to "full-scale war". "I think we are very...
  • Syrian rebels say Islamic State could be defeated

    GAZIANTEP, Turkey When the shock troops of the Islamic State set out to conquer a city in Syria or Iraq, their first move has been to avoid a battle by spreading terror using videos that show them savaging civilians and beheading captured soldiers. If...
  • UN force battles Syrian rebels on Golan Heights

    JERUSALEM United Nations troops from the Philippines stationed on the Syrian Golan Heights exchanged fire with Syrian rebels surrounding their base on Saturday as another group of Filipino troops were extricated from a neighboring post, the U.N. and...
  • Syria rebels reinforce siege of U.N. peacekeepers on Golan Heights: U.N. sources

    Syria rebels reinforce siege of U.N. peacekeepers on Golan Heights: U.N. sources
    Islamist militants surrounding 40 Filipino peacekeepers in Israeli-occupied Golan Heights have reinforced their siege with fighters who arrived in more than 20 vehicles, U.N. diplomatic sources told Reuters on Saturday. "As we speak more rebels in more...