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By Ahmed Aboulenein and Lin Noueihed CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State's official magazine carried a photo on Wednesday of a Schweppes drink it said was used to make an improvised bomb that brought down a Russian airliner over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula last month, killing all 224 people on board. Show More Summary
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan called on Congress on Wednesday to promptly pass legislation tightening controls on Syrians seeking asylum in the United States, but stressed that such a bill will not discriminate against Muslims. Show More Summary
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans are split over abortion restrictions like those in a Texas law challenged before the U.S. Supreme Court, reflecting deep and longstanding divisions over the contentious issue, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday. Show More Summary
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety said Officers Mike Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze were involved in the shooting early Sunday of Jamar Clark, 24. Both men have been police officers for seven years, including 13 months with the city.
An Ohio jury this week convicted a man of strangling his pregnant wife to death with a belt in 1985, in a case that was re-opened as a result of a 2009 arson investigation, a prosecutor's spokesman said on Wednesday. A Summit CountyShow More Summary
De'Carlon Seewood, an East St. Louis, Illinois, native who served as Ferguson's assistant city manager from 2001 to 2007, was chosen as city manager from a field of more than 40 applicants nationwide, Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III said on Wednesday. Show More Summary
By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals is set to hear arguments on Wednesday on whether to dismiss an abuse of power charge against former Governor Rick Perry, who has said the case against him is politically motivated. Show More Summary
By Steve Holland CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - Republican Jeb Bush will pledge on Wednesday that if elected president next year he will keep open the disputed U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as long as the fight against Islamic militants lasts. Show More Summary
A U.S. lawmaker introduced a bill aiming to toughen the vetting process for refugees seeking to enter the United States as Republican leaders in Congress sought to block Syrians fleeing war in their country. The Republican chairman of...Show More Summary
Workers at two large Ford Motor Co plants in Louisville, Kentucky rejected a proposed four-year labor contract by 2-to-1, putting its passage in doubt as voting at Ford plants nears an end. Just over half of those who have voted so far have rejected the contract, according to a tally of local union results gathered by the Detroit Free Press. Show More Summary
Closing arguments were set to begin on Wednesday in the trial of a former suburban Detroit policeman charged with beating a black motorist at a traffic stop last January. William Melendez, 47, has pleaded not guilty to charges of misconduct in office, assault with intent to do great bodily harm, and strangulation during the Jan. Show More Summary
Texas plans on Wednesday to execute Raphael Holiday, 36, who was convicted of killing his daughter and two stepdaughters in a mobile home blaze in 2000. Holiday is set to be put to death by lethal injection at 6 p.m. local time at the state's death chamber in Huntsville. Show More Summary
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - They share a small two-bedroom apartment in Sacramento with few possessions, but for Syrian refugee Mohammad Abd Rabboh, his wife and two daughters, there is finally freedom from fear. Show More Summary
By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) - At least two people were killed in Washington state and about 360,000 homes and businesses in the Seattle-area were without power on Tuesday as a storm packing powerful winds downed trees and triggered mudslides, local authorities said. Show More Summary
Obama administration officials held a conference call on Tuesday with 34 U.S. governors to discuss the country's refugee program, the White House said, after more than a dozen governors said they would refuse to accept Syrian refugees. Show More Summary
A woman wearing a suicide vest blew herself up as police stormed a building near Paris.
Shots rang out in northern Paris during an operation to catch a suspect in last week's attacks.
Two Air France flights en route to Paris from the United States were diverted on Tuesday following anonymous threats, and passengers and crew were safely removed, the airline and the Federal Aviation Administration said. An Airbus A-380...Show More Summary
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Barack Obama lashed out Wednesday at Republicans who insist on barring Syrian refugees from entering the U.S., deeming their words offensive and insisting "it needs to stop."