DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia imposed sanctions on 12 senior Hezbollah figures accused of responsibility for carrying out operations on behalf of the group, which it designated a terrorist organization in March of last year, state media reported on Thursday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ten people on board a Mi-8 helicopter, including employees of Russia's state oil company Rosneft, died when the aircraft crashed in the Krasnoyarsk region in Siberia on Thursday, regional transport prosecutors sai...
YEKATERINBURG, Russia/PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Russia will help Cambodia work towards building a nuclear power plant under an agreement the two countries signed this week, said Sergei Kirienko, the head of state nuclear firm Rosatom.
The campaign comes at a time when Islam is at war with itself over central theological questions of how the faith is defined.
The downing of a Russian Su-24 jet by the Turkish Air Force highlights Ankara’s efforts to shield extremist groups operating in Syria to continue to profit from illegal oil revenues generated by the Islamic State, experts told Sputnik on Thursday.
The nasty bug's latest victim. The year of a million E. coli scares is now the year of a million and one: At least 19 people in seven states have gotten sick after eating the rotisserie-chicken salad at Costco, the CDC reports. Unlike...Show More Summary
The Golden State Warriors handily won against the Los Angeles Lakers, 111-77, on Tuesday to extend their winning streak to 16, officially giving them the distinction of having the best start for the season in the history of the NBA.
A Chinese appeals court reduced the prison sentence for an elderly journalist accused of leaking a Communist Party document to foreign media.
Here is one thing for California to be thankful for: The state treasury is overflowing with tax money. Long gone are the dark years of multibillion-dollar deficits — $42 billion in 2008 — and sharp cuts in state services, especially healthcare for the poor and education. Credit the recovering national...
On November 25th, 2015, President Barack Obama has signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act of 2016, included in which is a provision for the Civilian Marksmanship to sell 1911 handguns to the United States shooting public. Show More Summary
[SCC asked us to step in tonight...enjoy] Congratulations. The situation has just hit rock bottom: Saying it was in the “best interest” of the city, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office dropped charges Wednesday against a poet and community activist who was arrested during a protest on Tuesday. Show More Summary
According to a report from Gary Fineout of the Associated Press, the former director of the Florida State University’s victim advocate program detailed 20 claims of sexual assault and said “ she was concerned that athletes get preferential treatment during investigations of misconduct. Show More Summary
The eccentric folk singer reflects on the five decades since his iconic counterculture song, and tells The Daily Beast what he thinks of the current state of American politics.
Swatting is a “prank” that’s anything but funny. For those unfamiliar, basically it involves one person calling the police pretending to have hostages, killed someone, or is having their house robbed. They provide the address of their...Show More Summary
The former Florida State administrator in charge of the university’s Victim Advocate Office until this past August testified that over nine years, around 40 football players were accused of intimate partner violence or sexual assault, according to court testimony released Wednesday. Read more...
Under President Obama’s leadership, ISIS has created a terrorist-training proto-state bigger than anything in the history of the world, Charles Krauthammer charged tonight. “We just learned today, we did not even flatten the oil facilities of ISIS, because it would harm the environment,” Krauthammer said on Wednesday’s Special Report on Fox News. Show More Summary
The 28 countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization are so tied up in red tape that it typically takes 15 days to get diplomatic clearance to move military equipment from one member state to the next.
Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou called for calm yesterday in the wake of the latest propaganda video released by the Islamic State, the militant group also known as ISIS, ISIL and Daesh. [ more › ]
Authorities in Saudi Arabia have long been annoyed that everyone keeps suggesting they are anything like the Islamic State. Sure, they say, perhaps some of the laws on the books may look similar to the punishments in the extremist organization, but the Saudi kingdom is a sovereign state that abides by the rule of law and […]
The deployment of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft defense systems in Syria will not have a significant impact on US-led coalition action in the country as both sides have the common goal of defeating Islamic State radicals in Syria, Commander of US Air Forces Central Command said.