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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.

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...

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...

Dirty water raising health risk in flooded Kashmir

The floodwaters are finally receding in much of Kashmir, but health experts worry a crisis could be looming with countless bloated livestock floating...

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...

Israel police arrest 22 Palestinians in east Jerusalem

Israeli police said on Tuesday they arrested 22 Palestinians in annexed Arab east Jerusalem overnight on suspicion of throwing stones and petrol bombs, as...

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...

Afghan suicide bomber hits foreigners, wounds 13

A Taliban suicide car bomber attacked a foreign motorcade just a couple hundred yards (meters) from the U. S. Embassy, unleashing a blast that injured at...

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.