By Louis Charbonneau and Avi Ohayon UNITED NATIONS/EIN ZIVAN Golan Heights (Reuters) - The head of the Fijian army said on Sunday negotiations for the release of 44 soldiers seized by an al Qaeda-linked group on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights were being pursued but he worried there had been no word on where his men are being held. Show More Summary
Trumpeter m: Thad Jones and drummer extraordinaire m: Mel Lewis may have given birth to the band that's now known as The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, but the late m: Bob Brookmeyer gave the group artistic independence at a time when it was sorely needed. When Jones left...
With its reign of terror over a large population and ability to self-finance on a staggering scale, the extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley now resembles the Taliban with oil wells. The Islamic State, whichShow More Summary
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A group of sexy dancers backed Iggy Azalea as Rita Ora joined her on stage. Kendrick Lamar shared the spotlight with label-mate Schoolboy Q during his set. Afrojack got the crowd jumping, and Imagine Dragons closed out the evening.
Rona Fairhead, the former head of the Financial Times Group, has been chosen as the new chairwoman of the BBC Trust. Culture Secretary Sajid Javid said Mrs Fairhead was the preferred candidate to replace Lord Patten, who quit in May....Show More Summary
Former Financial Times Group chief executive Rona Fairhead is understood to have been selected by the British government as the next chair of the BBC Trust, the body that oversees the BBC. Fairhead still has to be questioned by the Culture,...Show More Summary
The Free Syrian Army is on the verge of collapse. Fighting on two fronts, it is not only battling the Assad regime but must also stop the march of the barbaric militant group ISIS across Syria. For General Abd al-Ilah al-Bashir, theShow More Summary
Master of his domain! After they entered his land and refused to leave, a furious farmer barricaded a group of travelers in with twelve tractors. Chris Awdry, 53, took direct
Chinese authorities have formally arrested six employees from a unit of US food supplier OSI Group, the parent company and the government said, over a scandal involving expired meat sold to fast food giants. Authorities have previously...Show More Summary
About one week ago, Bill Gates threw his two cents, plus another million, into the gun-rights debate, attracting the ire of at least one guns-right supporter. Alan Gottlieb, chairman of a gun advocacy group, has challenged Bill Gates to a public debate over the background checks issue. Show More Summary
An al-Qaida-linked group in Syria tied to missing United Nations peacekeepers released five Lebanese hostages on Saturday. The four soldiers and one police officer were abducted in early August, when Syria-based militants clashed with security forces in Lebanon. Show More Summary
A team of 32 United Nations peacekeepers was rescued Saturday in the Golan Heights after coming under attack by Syrian terrorists.The UN group, all Filipino nationals, 'was fired upon by armed elements,' the global organization said...
Kraft Foods Group of Northfield, IL, announced Friday that it is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product. The company stated that a supplier did not store an ingredient used in this product in accordance with Kraft’s temperature standards. Show More Summary
Fearful of losing their culture and land, ethnic Maya people in Guatemala -- who have faced centuries of discrimination themselves -- drove out a group of 230 ultra-Orthodox Jews, experts say. The Jewish group's departure from San Juan...Show More Summary
The 2014 FIBA World Cup got underway for Brazil and France, with the two teams facing each other in Group A action. It was a close affair, with Brazil taking a lead midway through the second quarter and not relinquishing it in its 65-63 victory. Show More Summary
Monday - Thursday, August 25-28...there have been times in past years - the whales go up and the whales go down - they stay in their 'nice groupings' - well, that appears to be a thing of the past!...at least for this season...and it is getting more crazy... Show More Summary
Shia Turkmen in Amerli, besieged by the Islamic State group, vow to kill their families before seeing their subjugation.
By Seth Golden: Since last reporting on Bed Bath & Beyond's (NASDAQ:BBBY) recent performance and prospects for the future, Capital Ladder Advisory Group (for which I am employed) recently found more cause for concern at the home goods retailer. Show More Summary
Convoy reinforces hundreds of rebels surrounding 40 UN troops in Golan Heights, hours after separate group were rescued.
The former U.S. Army psychiatrist sentenced to die for the 2009 Ft. Hood shooting that killed 13 and wounded dozens more has released a letter saying he wants to become a citizen of the militant group Islamic State, according to a letter.