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The US is sending an aircraft carrier, escorted by a guided-missile cruiser, to strengthen its patrols in the waters off Yemen, where an Iranian naval convoy is suspectedly carrying arms supply for Yemeni rebels. U.S. Naval Forces Central Command said the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, escorted...

Iranian police have charged Washington Post's Tehran correspondent, Jason Rezaian, with spying for "hostile governments" and spreading "propaganda." Washington Post reported that Jason's lawyer, Leila Ahsan, was permitted to hold her first substantive meeting with Jason at the Revolutionary Court...

Military training exercises in Ukraine for Fearless Guardian, and in the Philippines for the 31st iteration of Exercise Balikatan, both with the support of US forces, began Monday, the Pentagon said. During a briefing with Pentagon reporters, Army Col. Steve Warren said that about 300 Sky Soldiers...

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's tentacles are spreading beyond Iraq and Syria to Afghanistan and Libya, but the pressure of coalition air and ground power has weakened the terrorist group, the US Defense Department says. The focus on ISIL is to fight them now in Iraq and Syria, Pentagon...

The UN human rights chief has urged European Union (EU) governments to take a "more sophisticated, more courageous and less callous approach" in coping with the flows of migrants towards Europe. His comments follows the loss of some 700 lives after a boat carrying migrants capsized and sank over the...

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday said, six men from Minnesota were arrested and charged with conspiracy and attempt to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a designated foreign terrorist organization. The men were arrested in Minnesota and San Diego as...

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday condemned the killing of a number of Ethiopian nationals in Libya by extremists affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The Islamic State militants released a video on Saturday that purportedly shows executions of about 30 Ethiopians...

At least four workers of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) were killed on Monday, after an attack on the minibus they were traveling in north-eastern Somalia. Four others were seriously injured in the roadside bomb explosion. The United Nations agency strongly condemned it as a "horrific attack on our...

realpossibilities-042015.jpg Mifflin West, a neighborhood in Madison, Wisconsin, has topped the list of top 10 "Most Livable Neighborhoods" in the U.S., according to a new survey from the American Association of Retired Persons. Surprisingly, popular states for retirees such as Florida and Arizona had cities way down on the list,...

img2-042015.jpg Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.V., announced Sunday he plans to stay in the Senate rather than run for Governor of West Virginia next year. In a statement, Manchin said he has seen signs of progress toward a greater sense of bipartisanship and an end to the gridlock in Congress.

Jebbush-042015.jpg Jeb Bush continues to lead the race for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, according to the results of a new CNN/ORC International poll released on Monday, although the former Florida Governor does not have a particularly commanding lead.

CadillacCT6-042015.jpg General Motors Co.'s Cadillac brand will offer a plug-in hybrid electric version of its all-new CT6 luxury sedan, which was unveiled last month in New York. Cadillac said at the Shanghai Auto Show on Sunday that the plug-in hybrid electric or PHEV system is expected to achieve more than double the fuel economy of a conventional gasoline engine.

McDonald-042015.jpg You can now get an Egg McMuffin breakfast even after 10.30 am if you are in San Diego. Fast food giant McDonald's Corp. will begin testing all-day breakfast menu at select locations in San Diego, starting Monday, April 20. While the all-day breakfast menu will be available at nearly 100 locations in San Diego, the launch date coincides with 4/20, the annual celebration of all things weed.

Islamic State has killed 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya, as per the new video released by the terror outfit. The 29-minute video shows about 12 men being beheaded, and the rest being shot dead. The video, which came with the official logo of IS, has also asked Christians to either convert to Islam, or be killed.

The Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani, stated that the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the bombing at the Kabul Bank office. On Saturday morning, a suicide bomber attacked civilians in a bank branch at Jalalabad, killing at least 33 people. The Afghan President did not reveal more details...

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