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U.S. Rules Out Military Cooperation With Russia In Syria

U.S. Rules Out Military Cooperation With Russia In Syria

“We are not prepared to cooperate in a strategy, which as we explained, is flawed – tragically flawed – on the Russians’ part.” The United States on Wednesday ruled out military cooperation with Russia in Syria’s war, accusing Moscow of… Read more »

Murdoch: Ben Carson Would Be ‘A Real Black President’

Murdoch: Ben Carson Would Be ‘A Real Black President’

Posted: 10/07/2015 09:50 PM EDT | Edited: 2 hours ago News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch might want to be a little more careful with his Twitter finger. The media tycoon wrote that Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is “terrific” and asked:… Read more »

U.S. General Says Afghans Ask For Airstrikes Every Day, But ‘We Just Don’t Go Fire Someplace’

U.S. General Says Afghans Ask For Airstrikes Every Day, But ‘We Just Don’t Go Fire Someplace’

He says that the Doctors Without Borders hospital bombing investigation will be complete within 30 days. WASHINGTON — The general who oversees the American operation in Afghanistan said at a congressional hearing on Thursday that the U.S. does not automatically launch… Read more »

Syria Launches Major Offensive Against ‘Terrorists’ With Help From Russia

Syria Launches Major Offensive Against ‘Terrorists’ With Help From Russia

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s chief-of-staff on Thursday declared a wide-ranging ground offensive by government forces, a day after Russian airstrikes and cruise missiles launched from the Caspian Sea backed Damascus’ multipronged advance into two Syrian provinces. In a rare… Read more »

HOUSE ON FIRE: MCCARTHY DROPS OUT

HOUSE ON FIRE: MCCARTHY DROPS OUT

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) summed up the feelings of his soon-to-be-former colleagues in one line: “Well, that was a surprise.” He then moved to adjourn the meeting that had been called to elect a new speaker, a… Read more »

Xi: China Is Ready To Join U.S. In Fighting Cyber Crimes

Xi: China Is Ready To Join U.S. In Fighting Cyber Crimes

SEATTLE (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that China and the United States could work together to address cyber crimes, a problem that has sparked mutual tension. Xi’s statement came shortly after leaders from both countries signed an… Read more »

U.S. Citizen Arrested In China On Spying Charges, Her Husband Says

U.S. Citizen Arrested In China On Spying Charges, Her Husband Says

DALLAS (AP) — Phan Phan-Gillis was visiting China last spring as part of an American trade delegation that included the mayor pro tem of Houston and others who were promoting business opportunities in the nation’s fourth-largest city. But after passing… Read more »

John Kerry: Russian Support For Syrian President Bashar Assad Could Raise Risk Of Confrontation

John Kerry: Russian Support For Syrian President Bashar Assad Could Raise Risk Of Confrontation

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday Russia’s military support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could raise the risk of confrontation with coalition forces fighting Islamic State there. In an interview with Italian newspaper La Stampa, Kerry said… Read more »

Pope Francis: U.S. ‘Was Largely Built By’ Immigrant Families

Pope Francis: U.S. ‘Was Largely Built By’ Immigrant Families

ASSOCIATED PRESSPope Francis, who referred to himself as “the son of an immigrant family,” greets President Barack Obama. He addressed the public on the White House lawn on Wednesday. WASHINGTON — Pope Francis began his remarks to Americans on Wednesday… Read more »

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn Resigns Amid Diesel Scandal

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn Resigns Amid Diesel Scandal

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has resigned from the company. The move comes amid a massive scandal for the car-making giant, after it acknowledged having installed software on some 11 million diesel vehicles to circumvent emissions tests. “I am shocked by the events… Read more »

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