- Blocked Obama nominee for Justice’s Civil Rights Division withdraws
Debo Adegbile, President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, withdrew his name from consideration Monday, unable to overcome a bipartisan Senate filibuster.
Miami Herald. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:45 EDT.
- 10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Miami Herald. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:05 EDT.
- Opel to Scale Back Operations in Russia
The automaker’s cuts reflect how the conflict in Ukraine, and sanctions imposed by the European Union and the United States, have begun to have broad economic repercussions.
By Jack Ewing. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:43:42 GMT.
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- Soldiers Killed in Suicide Attack at U.S. Base in Kabul
Three soldiers with the American-led coalition were killed Tuesday in the attack on a convoy at the gates of a United States military base, officials said.
By Rod Nordland. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:15:02 GMT.
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- US Imam: Islamic State 'Damaging Islam'
The leading imam in the U.S. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:40:53 -0400.
- Forget Zimbabwe, U.S. Tax System Ranks At Bottom, Just Better Than Portugal
America's Tax System Comes Up Almost Last Again, With High Rates, Double Taxes, Worldwide Reporting and Other Barriers to Competition. Yet Reform Won't Come.
By Robert W. Wood. Forbes. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:01:00 GMT.
- Worst-ever Ebola outbreak getting worse
As U.S. President Obama announces a ramping up of medical assistance to West Africa, here's a look at the numbers about the worsening Ebola epidemic.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:00:00 EDT.
- US Expands Air Strikes in Iraq as Congress Debates Aid to Syrian Opposition
The United States has expanded its air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militant group targets, hitting an IS fighting position near Baghdad firing on Iraqi security forces. U.S. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:39:46 -0400.
- U.S. Military Targets IS Near Baghdad
The U.S. military says it has bombed Islamic State (IS) targets near Baghdad, the first time the U.S. military has targeted the militants close to the Iraqi capital.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:30:17 +0000.
- Obama vows to launch US air strikes against Isis in Syria
United States President Barack Obama has announced an open-ended bombing campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria.
Mail & Guardian. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0200.
- VIDEO: US fears for declining bird numbers
The United States puts 230 species of birds on a watch list because of their rapidly declining numbers.
BBC News. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:01:25 GMT.
- Man Booker Prize 2014: At a glance
This year's Man Booker Prize includes writers from Britain, the United States and Australia. It is the first year that the prize has been open to all authors writing in English, regardless of nationality.
BBC News. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:46:54 GMT.