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Obama warns of jihadist 'cancer' in Iraq as reporter slain

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday demanded the world take action against the "cancer" of jihadist extremism in Iraq, after militants...

Attorney General arrives in Ferguson

U. S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived today in Ferguson, Missouri, as the highest‑ranking federal official to visit a city torn by violent...

Thousands mourn after Israel targets, kills Hamas chief's family

Several thousand mourners on Wednesday joined the funeral procession for the wife and baby son of...

High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

Same‑sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U. S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court...

US could send another 300 military personnel to Iraq

U. S. could send another 300 military personnel to Iraq: official

Afghanistan orders US reporter to leave over election story

Afghanistan on Wednesday ordered a New York Times correspondent to leave the country after he wrote an article saying government ministers and officials...

Thousands of armed rebels flood Yemen capital

Thousands of armed Shiite rebels in Yemen strengthened their positions in the capital Sanaa on Wednesday as they pressed their campaign to force the...

Ex-Virginia governor testifies in his corruption trial

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell began his much‑anticipated testimony in his public corruption case Wednesday, focusing — as much of the trial has...