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While Afghanistan remains a dangerous place with many challenges ahead, it's unlikely the Taliban have the ability to best Afghan forces on the battlefield or topple the government, the top U.S. general in the country told the US Congress. Army Gen. John F. Campbell, commander of Operation Resolute...

MarkLippert-030515.jpg U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was assaulted in Seoul by a man demanding Korean reunification and end to US-Korea joint military drills. Lippert was speaking at a breakfast meeting when he was slashed on his face and left hand by a man with a knife, reports quoting South Korean police said. The US State Department said the Ambassador has undergone a surgery at a local hospital, and

U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was assaulted Thursday morning in Seoul while giving a speech at a breakfast meeting. The ambassador was slashed on his face and hand by a man demanding Korean reunification, reports quoting South Korean police said. Washington strongly condemned this...

The President of the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday urged a coordinated international response to the trafficking of wildlife that took aim at the both the supply and demand side of poaching and the illegal trade in animals. On the commemoration of World Wildlife Day, Sam Kutesa (Uganda)...

An Orange County, California, resident has been indicted on offenses including an attempt to provide material support to a designated terrorist organization -- the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Adam Dandach, 21, who attempted to travel to Syria last year has been indicted on a series...

Briefing the UN Security Council on Wednesday, the agency's top envoy to Libya warned the overall situation in the north African country is "deteriorating rapidly" amid a growing terrorist threat and continuing violence. He urged national stakeholders to move firmly in defining the country's future. Bernardino...

ww2ship-030415.jpg Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's maritime plunge took an exciting yet somber turn, after he found the wreck of a once-feared World War II Japanese battleship that met its doom by enemy torpedoes decades ago near the Philippines.

LostCity-Honduras-030415.jpg A team of archaeologists from Colorado State University and the Honduran Institute of Anthropology and History have discovered ruins of an unexplored city believed to have been built by a vanished culture in Honduras. The site's artifacts date from A.D. 1000 to 1400, however, it is not yet clear about...

supremecourt-030415.jpg President Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement was back on the docket at the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, as the court heard oral arguments in a case that could potentially deal a fatal blow to the healthcare reform law known as Obamacare.

SonyVirtualRealityHeadset-030415.jpg Sony said it plans to release its virtual-reality headset next year, giving gamers something more to cheer about when using their playstation 4 console.

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday admitted he took part in the attacks that killed three people and reportedly injured as many as 264 others. Tsarnaev, 21, faces 30 charges in US District Court in Boston, some of which carry a possible death penalty, for the explosions...

mcdonalds-030415.jpg McDonald's said its restaurants in the U.S. would source antibiotics-free chicken within two years as part of efforts by the fast food giant to fight multi-drug resistant "superbugs" and protect immunity in consumers.

USsoldiers-030415.jpg Even after more than a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, the results of a Quinnipiac University National poll show that the vast majority of American voters support sending U.S. ground troops to fight the terrorist group known as the Islamic State.

forbes-030415.jpg Bill Gates of Microsoft is once again the world's richest in the Forbes list of billionaires, with an unchallenged wealth of $79.2 billion. Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helu is in the second position with $77.1 billion of net worth.

ismnon-030415.jpg Activity in the U.S. service sector unexpectedly grew at a slightly faster rate in the month of February, according to a report released by the Institute for Supply Management on Wednesday.

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