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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,...

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...

Hurricane Odile batters Mexico's Baja resorts, sparks looting

Hurricane Odile whipped through the beach resorts of Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Monday,...

US in first air strike near Baghdad on IS: official

The United States has carried out an air strike on the Islamic State near Baghdad, a US official said Monday, the first time the US has targeted the...

Two boats wrecked in Mediterranean, 700 feared dead

This year is on track to become the deadliest ever for migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea after two heavily loaded boats were wrecked in the past...

Man arrested after Corpus Christi shooting spree, three dead

A 63-year‑old man was arrested after three adults were killed and a child was wounded in a shooting spree at a trailer park in Corpus Christi, Texas,...