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German defence crisis puts potential Merkel successor in hot seat

BERLIN (Reuters) - Ursula von der Leyen, whose ambitions of succeeding Angela Merkel are too...

Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas

The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U. S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the...

China detains activists for supporting HK protests: rights groups

Authorities have detained more than a dozen activists across China and questioned as many as 60 others...

Forensics at center of missing University of Virginia student case

Morgan Harrington's parents were so convinced that a serial offender was responsible for their...

Islamic militants behead captured Kurds in Syria

Activists say Islamic State militants have beheaded nine Kurdish fighters, including three women, captured in clashes near the Syria‑Turkey border.

Mayor of Los Angeles suburb Bell Gardens fatally shot by his wife

The mayor of Bell Gardens, California, a small Los Angeles suburb, was shot to death by his wife on...

British jets strike IS jihadists west of Baghdad

British fighter jets fired on Islamic State militants west of Baghdad overnight, the Ministry of Defence said Wednesday, in their second strikes in as many...

US Marines crisis unit to deploy to Mideast

The US Marine Corps plans to deploy 2,300 troops to the Middle East for a new unit designed to quickly respond to crises in the volatile region, the...