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FY 2015 bill expands fight against IS

Lawmakers approved an annual defense policy bill on Friday that authorizes American training for Iraqi and Syrian forces fighting Islamic State rebels and sets...

US beefed up security ahead of scheduled release of CIA report

The US has stepped up security of US facilities around the globe including the embassies ahead of a long-delayed report into the CIA’s interrogation...

World’s oldest two-faced cat dies at the age of 15

The world's oldest two-faced cat with a record in Guinness World Records has died at the age of 15 in the United States. Named Frank and...

European Parliament voted at Google break up

The European Parliament members have voted that the Google should be broken up, as it favours its own services in search results, BBC reported. US...

Canada pledges $500m in development aid to Afghanistan by 2017

The government of Canada has pledged over $500 million in development to Afghanistan by 2017. Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Consular...

Canadian FM strongly condemns suicide attack in Paktika province

The Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird condemned a suicide attack which targeted a volleyball match in eastern Paktika province on Sunday. “Canada condemns in the...

Best Promotions and Deals Offered by Kroger at Kroger Feedback

The Kroger Co. is now introducing a huge number of prizes to their customers from which they can win through Kroger Feedback Survey, on their...

Obama’s $858 billion tax-cut plan heads to the House

(Reuters) - A deal that President Barack Obama struck with Republicans to extend tax cuts for nearly every working American and spur job growth...

Richard Holbrooke, veteran US diplomat, dies

(BBC) - Veteran US diplomat Richard Holbrooke has died following a second round of surgery to treat a torn aorta. He fell ill on Friday...

Gates says Afghan strategy works

(BBC) - US Defence Secretary Robert Gates says he is "convinced" that the US strategy in Afghanistan is working. After visiting US bases in Afghanistan...

US criticises Wikileaks release

(BBC) - The US has strongly criticised the release by the website Wikileaks of thousands of extracts from US diplomatic messages. Among the revelations is...

Obama receives 12 stitches to lip

(BBC) - President Obama was treated in the White House doctor's office following the game at Fort McNair US President Barack Obama has been given...

US nuclear transport agents seen ‘in drunken incidents’

(BBC) - US agents who drive nuclear weapons around the country were involved in 16 alcohol-related incidents in two years, the energy department has...

US Concerned Over Haqqani Network Activities

The US is concerned over the activities of Haqqani network in Afghanistan, the US senator John McCain said at a press conference in Kabul...

US new jobs figure beats expectations

(BBC) - The US unemployment rate remained unchanged at 9.6% in October, but 151,000 jobs were created, the Labor Department has said. The new jobs...

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