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  • Deepening U.S. commitment to Kobani ties Obama's Islamic State effort to Kurds' fate

    ISTANBUL The U.S. air campaign against the Islamic State, launched in August to stop the takeover of Iraqi Kurdistan and to rescue a trapped religious minority, has now become focused on a Syrian Kurdish enclave whose defenders are linked to a group...
  • U.S. air-drops weapons for Kurdish fighters near Kobani

    U.S. air-drops weapons for Kurdish fighters near Kobani
    The U.S. military said it had air-dropped arms to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants near Kobani on Sunday in what appeared to be the Pentagon's first public acknowledgment it has provided lethal aid to the rebels. The U.S. Central Command...
  • Ole Miss cruises to 34-3 win over Tennessee

    OXFORD, Miss. Tennessee dropped in on the feel-good college football story of the season Saturday night. It didn't feel so good for the Vols. The Mississippi Miracle lives another week. No. 3 Ole Miss thrashed underdog Tennessee 34-3, continuing to...
  • Alabama looks like title contender with 59-0 rout of Texas A&M

    Alabama looked every bit the part of a national title contender, with a point-a-minute attack and a defense that planted a goose egg on one of the nation's most prolific offenses. Blake Sims passed for 268 yards and three touchdowns and scored on a 43-...
  • Ole Miss sacks Tennessee 34-3

    The Sports Xchange Ole Miss sacks Tennessee 34-3 OXFORD, Miss. -- It was a feeding frenzy like no other game this season for No. 3 Mississippi. The SEC's stingiest defense battered and bruised Tennessee quarterback Justin Worley, sacking him seven times...
  • Flintridge Prep football rallies for Prep League victory over Firebaugh, 25-21

    LA CAŅADA — Navigated by the fleet feet and clutch play of junior Andrew Tsangeos, the Flintridge Prep football team founds its way to a thrilling homecoming victory Saturday night. Tsangeos scored four total touchdowns, three on the ground, and...
  • Half-mumbled prayers and friction at Jerusalem's holiest site

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli and Palestinian police kept a tight watch over the al-Aqsa mosque compound on Sunday amid high tension between Muslims and Jewish visitors to the holy site and calls from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to defend it by...
  • Kurds say U.S.-led airstrikes halting Islamic State advance on Kobani

    Kurds say U.S.-led airstrikes halting Islamic State advance on Kobani
    Each day, Mohammed Jemmo ventures to a barren, wind-swept hilltop overlooking his embattled hometown, where two of his sons and a daughter are fighting with the Kurdish militia resisting an offensive by Islamist extremists. "I thought that if they...
  • Germany blames pro-Russian rebels for MH17 passenger plane crash: Spiegel

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency has concluded that pro-Russian rebels are to blame for the downing of Malaysia Airline MH17 in Ukraine in July, Der Spiegel weekly reported on Sunday, the first European agency to say so. The...
  • Shelling in east Ukraine's Donetsk kills four civilians

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Four civilians were killed and nine wounded by shrapnel during fighting on Saturday and Sunday in eastern Ukraine's separatist stronghold city of Donetsk, local officials said. Pro-Russian rebels and government forces have...
  • Report: Germany blames pro-Russian rebels for MH17 crash

    Report: Germany blames pro-Russian rebels for MH17 crash
    Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency has concluded that pro-Russian rebels are to blame for the downing of Malaysia Airline MH17 in Ukraine in July, Der Spiegel weekly reported Sunday, the first European agency to say so. The crash over pro-Russian...