Obama hails Spielberg’s ‘boundless imagination’

President Barack Obama awarded the highest civilian honor Tuesday to filmmaker Steven Spielberg, the man behind Hollywood hits "E.T.," "Jurassic Park" and "Indiana Jones."...

No global support for troops on ground in Syria: Turnbill – ‘More Twitter accounts...

SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said yesterday there was no global support for a US-led ground force to destroy the Islamic State group,...

Endangered rhino dies in US zoo; 3 remaining worldwide

LOS ANGELES: A northern white rhinoceros, one of just four left on Earth, died on Sunday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park after...

Obama: World must not succumb to terror fears

KUALA LUMPUR: US President Barack Obama called yesterday for resolve in the face of heightened jihadist threats, insisting panicked citizens must not succumb to...

Obama: No safe haven for extremists – Malaysia calls IS ‘new evil’, urges world...

KUALA LUMPUR: President Barack Obama promised yesterday that Islamic extremists would find no safe haven anywhere, while the leader of Muslim-majority Malaysia branded the...

More than 500,000 people homeless in US – US cities declare emergencies over the...

NEW YORK: More than 500,000 people - a quarter of them children - were homeless in the United States this year amid scarce affordable...

US urged to halt bomb sales to Saudi Arabia – Iran accused Saudi of...

DUBAI: Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the US Congress to block the sale of aerial bombs to Saudi Arabia, warning their likely use...

FBI, New York police aware of IS video, say no specific threat – Video...

NEW YORK: There is no "specific and credible threat" against New York City, despite a newly released Islamic State video suggesting America's most populous...

US House bill set to bolster checks on Syrian refugees – Obama promises a...

WASHINGTON: House Republicans, saying the public is demanding protection from terrorists, are ready to push legislation erecting fresh hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refugees...

US military shields child sex cases – Military justice system opaque

WASHINGTON: Child sex offenders are the largest category of inmates in US military prisons, yet a full accounting of their crimes and how much...

US Muslims facing backlash after Paris –  Islamophobia on the rise

HARTFORD, Connecticut: Muslims around the US are facing backlash following the deadly attacks in Paris, including vandalism to mosques and Islamic centers, hate-filled phone...

Bush to keep Gitmo jail open if elected

CHARLESTON, South Carolina: Republican Jeb Bush was to pledge yesterday that if elected president next year he will keep open the disputed US military...

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