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The Extraordinary African Chambers has sentenced former Chadian President Hissene Habre to life in prison. In a landmark judgment Monday, the Chambers have found Habre guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity, including charges of murder, torture, rape, and sexual slavery. Beginning in...

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has identified a list of people, including female candidates, for consideration as his running mate, according to Trump's campaign chairman and chief strategist. During an interview Sunday, Paul Manafort told ABC News that Trump's Vice Presidential...

trump-053016.jpg Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has taken seriously predictions from Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol that an independent candidate would soon be entering the race for president. In a surprise announcement on Twitter Sunday, Kristol said: "Just a heads up over this holiday...

atlanticstorms-053016.jpg After three years of unusually low storm activity, the United States is poised to experience more near-normal storms during the coming Atlantic hurricane season, US government scientists said in their long-term weather forecast. NOAA's Climate Prediction Center says the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, will most likely be near-normal, but forecast uncert

zuckerberg-053016.jpg Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg will speak with three astronauts aboard the International Space Station Wednesday. NASA said the earth-to-space call, scheduled for 12:55 p.m. EDT, will be podcast live on NASA's Facebook page. During the 20-minute Facebook Live video call with NASA astronauts, Zuckerberg...

The Iraqi army says it has begun an operation to liberate the key Iraqi city of Fallujah from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The city's ISIL commander was killed in Iraqi security forces operations, which are backed by the U.S.-led coalition, Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Army Col. Steve...

USflag-053016.jpg Most Americans see the U.S. as the global economic and military leader, a survey conducted by a nonpartisan American think tank shows. The Pew Research Center says its recent report on views of America's Place in the World found that 72 percent think the United States is the world's leading military power, while 54 percent say it is the top economic power. While the U.S. has long been viewed as

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Axumin, a radioactive diagnostic agent for injection. Axumin is indicated for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging in men with suspected prostate cancer recurrence based on elevated prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels following prior treatment. Prostate...

WHO has made it clear that based on the current assessment of Zika virus circulating in almost 60 countries globally and 39 countries in the Americas, there is no public health justification for postponing or canceling the Olympic Games, to be held in Rio de Janeiro this year. WHO made the clarification...

Rafael Nadal, a nine-time champion at the French Open, quit the game Friday, citing a wrist injury. Meanwhile, reigning Olympic champion Andy Murray cruised into the Round of 16. Nadal, 29, called a news conference at just 10 minutes notice to announce he was pulling out. He said that in the first...

WMD-052716.jpg A poll conducted ahead of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima on Friday found that Americans are divided over the U.S. decision to drop atomic bombs on Japanese cities near the end of World War II.

MarcoRubio-052716.jpg Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., continues to say he will not run for re-election this year, but that has not stopped fellow Republicans from pushing him to get into the race. Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was the latest member of the GOP to urge Marco to run in a post on Twitter on Thursday.

Obama-052716.jpg Speaking at the site of the world's first atomic bombing in Hiroshima, Japan, U.S. President Barack Obama urged humanity to learn from the mistakes of the past in an effort to make war less likely and cruelty less easily accepted.

socialmedia-052716.jpg A majority of U.S. adults - 62 percent - get news on social media, and 18 percent do so often, according to a new survey This is a 13 percent increase from 2012, when 49 percent of U.S. adults reported seeing news on social media. News plays a varying role across the nine social networking sites...

US federal Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) posted the details of the increased fee for H-1B, L-1 visa application on its website Thursday. New regulations that increase fees for certain H-1B and L-1 visas came into effect last December. Applicants must submit an additional fee of $4,000...

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