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U.S. and Arab allies launch first strikes on militants in Syria

Sep 24, 2014

U.S. and Arab allies launch first strikes on militants in Syria

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) The United States and its Arab allies bombed militant groups in Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing scores of Islamic State fighters, members of a separate al Qaedalinked group and opening a new front amid shifting Middle East alliances. The attacks encountered no objection, and even signs of tacit approval, from President Bashar alAssad's Syrian government, which said Washington had warned Damascus in advance. Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates participated in or supported the strikes against Islamic State targets, U.S #Yahoo! #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #typeof-registered #cnt
Islamic State blows away Gulf qualms about joining U.S. military action

Sep 24, 2014

Islamic State blows away Gulf qualms about joining U.S. military action

RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) It is more than 23 years since Arab countries last made common cause to join U.S.led military action, and it has taken the threat of Islamic State to persuade them that any public backlash in an already turbulent region is a price worth paying. Of the five Arab states named by Washington as supporting U.S.led strikes against the jihadist group in Syria, Bahrain, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) confirmed they had actually flown sorties. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Exclusive  United States defends Syria airstrikes in letter to U.N. chief

Sep 24, 2014

Exclusive United States defends Syria airstrikes in letter to U.N. chief

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) The United States told the United Nations on Tuesday it led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria because President Bashar alAssad's government had failed to wipe out safe havens used by the group to launch attacks on Iraq. In a letter to U.N. SecretaryGeneral Ban Kimoon, U.S #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Highprofile New York event highlights Clinton's 'elite' image

Sep 23, 2014

Highprofile New York event highlights Clinton's 'elite' image

NEW YORK (Reuters) When Hillary Clinton rubs shoulders with financial executives and philanthropic giants at the Clinton Global Initiative's meeting this week, it will underscore the tension between her elite connections and populist image likely to feature in her expected 2016 presidential campaign. Seen by liberal critics as a close ally of the global elite, she will have to appeal to middle class voters after facing criticism this summer that she is out of touch #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #undefined #cookie #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Highprofile New York event highlights Clinton's 'elite' image

Sep 23, 2014

Highprofile New York event highlights Clinton's 'elite' image

NEW YORK (Reuters) When Hillary Clinton rubs shoulders with financial executives and philanthropic giants at the Clinton Global Initiative's meeting this week, it will underscore the tension between her elite connections and populist image likely to feature in her expected 2016 presidential campaign. Seen by liberal critics as a close ally of the global elite, she will have to appeal to middle class voters after facing criticism this summer that she is out of touch #Yahoo! #content #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered

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Highprofile New York event highlights Clinton's 'elite' image

Sep 23, 2014

Ad of the Day: Diet Coke Can Even Make Air Travel Pleasant (in Your Dreams)

Why do people drink Diet Coke? Is it the caffeine? The lack of calories? The sheer convenience? Or do they actually enjoy the taste? Coca-Cola is banking on the latter on with its new "Get a Taste" campaign from Droga5—which, in the words of the comp... #North America #Coca-Cola Company #John Galliano #Taylor Swift
Highprofile New York event highlights Clinton's 'elite' image

Sep 21, 2014

New Book Tells NYC History Using 101 Objects

It's kind of tough to describe the history of New York City, but a new book aims to do that with some of the objects -- including bagels and black-and-white cookies -- that have made a lasting impression... #North America #Coca-Cola Company #John Galliano #Taylor Swift