Speaking to reporters on a military plane late Monday as he headed for meetings in Europe, Mattis said the US-led coalition was determined to keep a strict focus on fighting the ISIL group.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dropped her opposition to same-sex marriage, giving gay and lesbian groups reason to cheer Tuesday while depriving opposition parties of a key campaign issue three
"Part of my political life is coming to an end. I am leaving the Socialist Party, or the Socialist Party is leaving me," the 54-year-old told RTL radio.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ordering the top Colorado state court to look again at a school voucher program that it had struck down as unconstitutional. The justices’ action Tuesday
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Relatives of a black man who was gunned down by a white police officer in Louisiana’s capital are suing the city, claiming the shooting fit a pattern of racist behavior
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will take up New Jersey’s bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks. The justices say Tuesday they will review a lower court ruling against t
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LaVar Ball has brought his Big Baller Brand from the basketball court to the wrestling ring. The outspoken father of NBA Draft No. 2 pick Lonzo Ball showed up with the newly-minted
The image of the United States has deteriorated sharply across the globe under President Donald Trump and an overwhelming majority of people in other countries have no confidence in his ability to lea
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — APNewsBreak: Family to sue, says white officer’s shooting of black man in Louisiana fit pattern of racist behavior.
The survey of 37 nations found a median of only 22% of respondents had confidence Trump will do the right thing regarding international affairs.
OVIEDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man spent 90 days in jail after police officers who stopped him for driving without headlights said white powder found in his car was cocaine. But Karlos Cashe walked ou
Google has been slapped with a record-breaking EUR 2.4 billion fine by European regulators for abusing its dominant position in the fiercely competitive and rapidly expanding world of online shopping
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is using the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to rail against media credibility. On Tuesday morning he tweet
The Syrian government is pushing back against the White house’s allegations that President Assad was preparing for another ‘potential’ chemical weapons attack.
His comments came as rival Cypriot leaders were headed to Switzerland for a make-or-break summit aiming to seal a long-elusive peace deal for their divided island.
Mayadeen lies in the Euphrates Valley some 45 kilometres (28 miles) southeast of the provincial capital of Deir Ezzor.
Talks on the long-running Cyprus conflict are the best chance, but maybe not the last chance, to get an agreement, U.N. envoy Espen Barth Eide on Tuesday on the eve of negotiations between the leaders
Nitcharee, 21, landed the job of 'happiness observer' in a hospital six years after losing her legs.
"The victory announcement will come in a very short time," Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on his website on Monday evening.
If the feuding main parties cannot agree to form a semi-autonomous government in Belfast by 4:00pm (1500 GMT) Thursday, then the province will be fully governed from London.
North Korea’s state media on Tuesday published a report describing President Trump’s “America First” policy akin to “Nazism in the 21st century.”
The Korean Central News Agency said Trump’s policy is
GAZA, Palestinian Territory - The Israeli military says it has struck a pair of Hamas militant sites in Gaza after a projectile fired from the seaside territory landed in southern ...
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — A 14-year-old Delaware girl who survived falling off a New York amusement park ride has been released from a hospital. Officials say the teen was released Monday from Albany M
The US-led coalition says it is looking into reports that more than 40 prisoners are among the dead.
With 96 percent of polling stations tallied, the Socialists had grabbed 49 percent of the vote cast in Sunday's election. Their main rivals in the centre-right Democratic Party took less than 30 perc
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel appealed to all sides involved in the Qatar crisis to meet for direct talks to avoid a further escalation.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian border police have found 91 migrants from Iraq and Syria hidden in a truck transporting auto parts. They told police they were trying to reach the visa-free Schenge
NEW YORK - President Donald Trump used the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to resume his attack on the network's credibility Tuesday.
The story was
WATERTOWN, Wis. (AP) — A bride and groom in Wisconsin got some surprise entertainment over the weekend when country music trio Rascal Flatts stopped by their wedding reception. Video posted to Facebo
PARIS (Reuters) - France's new parliament will sit for the first time on Tuesday as rivals of President Emmanuel Macron questioned a lack of political experience among deputies of his majority-holding
MADRID (AP) — Spanish firefighters worked Tuesday to fully extinguish a wildfire that threatened Donana National Park, a renowned conservation wetland and home to the endangered Iberian lynx, officia
The White House said the U.S. had detected what may be preparations by the Syrian government for a chemical-weapons attack and warned that the country’s ruler and military would “pay a heavy price” if
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces on Tuesday pushed towards the river side of Mosul's Old City, their key target in the eight-month campaign to capture Islamic State's de-facto capital, and Iraq's