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Crews battle 11 major California wildfires amid drought, heat wave

Crews battled nearly a dozen major wildfires across California on Monday that have forced hundreds of...

US expands Iraq campaign with strike against Islamic State

The U. S. military struck an Islamic State target southwest of Baghdad, U. S. Central Command said on Monday, in an expansion of the Obama...

Miss America: More to worry about than red cup

The new Miss America says there are more important things for people to worry about than her little red cup.

Leaders pledge powers in final push before Scottish vote

The leaders of the three main British parties on Tuesday issued a joint pledge to give the Scottish parliament more powers if voters reject independence,...

US lawmakers to debate tailored Syria action bill Tuesday

Republican leaders will seek to convince lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the Pentagon to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels to fight extremists,...

Obama to announce ramped-up efforts to beat Ebola

The United States will ramp up its response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa with plans to build 17 treatment centres, train thousands of healthcare...

Montana 'BASE jumper' falls to death in Glacier National Park

Montana 'BASE jumper' falls to death in Glacier National Park

Shelling kills six, wounds 15 in east Ukraine city

Shelling killed six people and wounded 15 others in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, the city council said Monday — the worst reported violence since...

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Ebola

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on the Ebola crisis Thursday to find ways to scale up the global response to the epidemic, the US...