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Alleged Beltran Leyva cartel boss nabbed in Mexico

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Hector Beltran Leyva, the purported head of a feared drug gang allegedly run by his family, became the fourth brother to fall when soldiers grabbed him while dining at a seafood restaurant.

Posted: October 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama to keep targeting ISIS militants


The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight with Islamic State group militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage. The U.S. military continued its airstrikes against the group as President Barack Obama denounced the group as a “cancer” threatening the entire region.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

US calls Israeli attack on UN school ‘disgraceful’

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The United States declared Sunday it is “appalled” by Israel’s “disgraceful” attack on a United Nations school sheltering some 3,000 displaced people in southern Gaza.

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Peace Corps evacuates over Ebola; 2 volunteers in isolation


The largest recorded Ebola outbreak in history has led the U.S. Peace Corps to evacuate hundreds of volunteers from three affected West African countries, and a State Department official on Wednesday said two volunteers were under isolation after having contact with a person who later died of the virus.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

This fourth page of a four page document released by the U.S. State Department in Washington, July 27, 2014 shows a satellite image that purports to shows ground scarring at two multiple rocket launch sites oriented in the direction of Ukraine military units. AP

Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »