Obama tells Russia, Turkey to focus on IS – Obama stresses US support for...

BRUSSELS: US President Barack Obama led calls Tuesday for Turkey and Russia to end their dispute over the downing of a Russian fighter jet...

US Marine found guilty of killing transgender Filipino – Pemberton sentenced to 6-12 years...

OLONGAPO, Philippines: A Philippine court yesterday convicted a US Marine of killing a Filipino last year after he discovered she was a transgender woman...

Clinton made time at State for supporters – Calendars reveal high-profile meetings

WASHINGTON: As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton opened her office to dozens of influential Democratic party fundraisers, former Clinton administration and campaign loyalists, and...

US embassy in Kabul warns of imminent attack in city

WASHINGTON: The United States' embassy in Kabul yesterday warned of an imminent attack in the Afghan city, saying it had received credible reports of...

US colleges try to deal with racial incidents

WASHINGTON: Officials were slow to handle racial incidents at the University of Missouri, and that contributed to protests, a student hunger strike, a threatened...

Republicans attack Muslims with impunity – Candidates’ rhetoric seen as having little cost

WASHINGTON: Some leading Republican presidential candidates seem to view Muslims as fair game for increasingly harsh words they might use with more caution against...

Thousands protest against police shooting in Chicago

CHICAGO: Thousands of protesters blocked traffic and barred shoppers from entering stores during the Black Friday sales extravaganza to demand justice for a black...

Town demolishes veteran’s house while he has surgery – Officials say they tried to...

WEST HEMPSTEAD, New York: When a US Navy veteran traveled from Long Island to Florida for a knee replacement, his house was the last...

Trump slammed for mocking disability – Frontrunner denies insulting anyone

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump denied Thursday that he mocked a reporter with a disability in a South Carolina speech, despite appearing to imitate mannerisms of...

Canadian mine digs up gold, Mexico town digs up bodies; Graves of human remains...

CARRIZALILLO: The Mexican villagers found the latest clandestine grave among bushes off a dirt path, a short drive from a Canadian-owned gold mine in...

US must address waste and fraud in Afghan aid – Military intervention after 9/11...

KABUL: With Washington set to send billions of dollars in fresh aid to Afghanistan despite the military drawdown, the US official in charge of...

Chicago on edge after police shooting video – Cop’s lawyer says video ‘distorts images’

CHICAGO: Racial tensions soared in Chicago Tuesday as officials released a graphic video of a police officer shooting a black teen 16 times, shortly...

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29th July