Friday, September 12, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday ordered a “relentless” war against the Islamic State, including air strikes in Syria and expanded operations in Iraq to “destroy” the marauding jihadist army.
A California high school has changed its nickname from the Arabs to the Mighty Arabs and adopted a logo with a nobler image, school officials announced Wednesday.
Police staged mass dawn raids in Los Angeles Wednesday, seizing at least US$65 million in cash and other funds allegedly linked to money laundering for Mexican drug cartels, officials said.
British Prime Minister David Cameron urged Scots not to rip apart a “family of nations” as he battled to reverse a late surge in support for Scottish independence one week from a historic referendum.2 Comments
A man described as a smart, loving father confessed to killing his five children and then dumping their bodies in a secluded clearing along a rural road in Alabama, authorities said Wednesday.
A 19-year-old U.S. woman who federal authorities say intended to wage jihad despite their repeated attempts to stop her pleaded guilty Wednesday to trying to help the Islamic State (IS) militant group in Syria under a plea deal that requires her to help authorities who are investigating others with the same intentions.
Richard Kiel, who played the towering, steel-toothed baddie “Jaws” in two James Bond movies, died Wednesday aged 74, a hospital spokeswoman said.
T-Mobile will sell more than 100 smartphone models with a built-in feature that taps into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send texts when customers can't connect to the wireless carrier's cellular network.
Earth's protective ozone layer is beginning to recover, largely because of the phase-out since the 1980s of certain chemicals used in refrigerants and aerosol cans, a U.N. scientific panel reported Wednesday in a rare piece of good news about the health of the planet.
Thirteen years after the 9/11 attacks, New York Fashion Week made history Wednesday by presenting a catwalk show at the World Trade Center with a stunning collection for Jason Wu at Hugo Boss.