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Northern California wildfire devastates town

Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.

Gaza mortar fired on Israel for first time since truce: army

Palestinians fired a mortar round into southern Israel Tuesday in the first attack since an August 26 ceasefire, without causing any casualties, the...

Congress scrutinizes Obama military strategy

President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria is being scrutinized in Congress, where the expanded military...

Ukraine ratifies EU deal, offers special status to rebels

Ukraine ratified a sweeping agreement with the European Union on Tuesday - an issue at the heart of the Russia‑West crisis over its future - and...

Islamic State supporter warns of attacks against US: SITE

A supporter of Islamic State militants has warned of attacks on the United States and its allies if they continue to carry out military action against the...

Taliban claim Afghanistan suicide bombing

The Taliban claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 3 foreign service members in Afghanistan. Officials say five service members and more...

Extremism fight continues for US Department of Justice

When young men from Minneapolis began traveling to Somalia seven years ago to join a terror group in the midst of a civil war, investigators trying to stop...

Islamic State downs Syrian war plane - monitor

Islamic State fighters shot down a Syrian war plane near the group's stronghold of Raqqa using anti‑aircraft guns, an organisation that tracks...

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.