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US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad for the first time

Sep 16, 2014

US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad for the first time

US warplanes carried out their first air strike on the Islamic State near Baghdad, as world diplomats pledged to support Iraq in its fight against the militants. #United States #US #Iraq #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #Islamic State of Iraq and Syria #Islamic State of Iraq and Levant #US airstrikes
Security and economic issues to be discussed during PM Modi's US visit

Sep 16, 2014

Security and economic issues to be discussed during PM Modi's US visit

The US today said key issues of security, economy and energy among others would be discussed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden visit. #US #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Modi #United State #PM Modi #Modi US visit
Tiger Woods expects to play 'very full' schedule next year

Sep 16, 2014

Tiger Woods expects to play 'very full' schedule next year

Woods, who worked with Hank Haney and Butch Harmon before joining forces with Foley in August 2010, has no plans to name a new coach. #Sports #United States #Golf #NewsTracker #Tiger Woods #PGA Tour
Hurricane Odile tears down Mexico's Baja, sparks looting

Sep 16, 2014

Hurricane Odile tears down Mexico's Baja, sparks looting

Hurricane Odile ground its way up Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Monday, gradually losing strength after injuring dozens of people, forcing the evacuation of thousands and smashing shops open to looters in the popular tourist area. #facebook #United States #China #America #Technology #France #Russia #markets #Italy #Argentina #Weather #Mexico #opinion #hurricane #Natural disasters #Hurricane Odile #Baja #Californina
NASA's hunt for dangerous asteroids falls short, report shows

Sep 16, 2014

NASA's hunt for dangerous asteroids falls short, report shows

CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - NASA won't meet a congressionally ordered goal to find 90 percent of nearby and potentially dangerous asteroids larger than 460 feet (140 meters) in diameter, the agencys Inspector General said on Monday. The shortfall comes despite a 10-fold increase in NASAs annual budget over the past five years from $4 million in 2009 to $40 million in 2014 - to track and assess potentially dangerous asteroids and comets #facebook #United States #Japan #Technology #France #Arabic #Russia #Argentina #Mexico #opinion
U.S. to Assad Beware of interfering with U.S. airpower in Syria

Sep 16, 2014

U.S. to Assad Beware of interfering with U.S. airpower in Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Syrian military's air defenses would face retaliation if Syria attempted to respond to U.S. #United States #Brazil #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico
Guantanamo judge mulls limiting disclosure on al Qaeda suspect

Sep 16, 2014

Guantanamo judge mulls limiting disclosure on al Qaeda suspect

FORT MEADE Md. (Reuters) - A Guantanamo Bay military judge overseeing the trial of an accused al Qaeda leader heard arguments on Monday on what information can be released during his upcoming trial without jeopardizing national security. The Iraqi suspect, Abd al Hadi al Iraqi, is accused of being a senior al Qaeda commander who conspired to bomb Western forces in Afghanistan and of killing civilians and U.S #facebook #United States #India #Business #Technology #Russia #markets #Mexico
Top NATO commander questions Russian intentions toward Moldova

Sep 16, 2014

Top NATO commander questions Russian intentions toward Moldova

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NATO's top military commander said on Monday that Russia appeared to be following some of the same "hybrid warfare" script in dealing with the former Soviet republic of Moldova that it used before annexing Crimea and intervening in eastern Ukraine. Moscow intervened in Ukraine amid growing unrest by pro-Russian residents and rebels. #United States #Business #Japan #Technology #France #Arabic #Russia #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Ukraine #opinion
Strong typhoon disrupts business as it sweeps past Hong Kong

Sep 16, 2014

Strong typhoon disrupts business as it sweeps past Hong Kong

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong was hit with strong winds and heavy rain on Tuesday after the No. 8 storm signal was hoisted and expected to disrupt business across the financial hub, with the stock market likely to stay closed for at least part of the morning. #facebook #United States #China #Business #Japan #Brazil #Technology #France #Middle East #Russia #Argentina #Latin America
Ghosts of ethnic conflicts past haunt Fiji vote

Sep 16, 2014

Ghosts of ethnic conflicts past haunt Fiji vote

SYDNEY/SUVA (Reuters) - When voters in Fiji head to the polls on Wednesday for the first time in eight years, they will be voting not only for a leader, but also testing the success of one of their military junta's key justifications: ending a history of ethnic conflict. #facebook #United States #Elections #Technology #Argentina #military #Latin America #Mexico #opinion