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U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria on Monday and Tuesday using a mix of attack, fighter and remotely piloted aircraft to conduct 11 airstrikes. Two airstrikes near Dayr ar Zawr destroyed an armored vehicle and an armed vehicle of ISIL. Five strikes in northeast Syria...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Texas Health Department have confirmed that the first case of the deadly Ebola virus infection in the United States is diagnosed. The CDC said on Tuesday that the Ebola infection was diagnosed, through laboratory tests, in a person who had traveled...

United States has urged the Iranian authorities to reexamine the evidence in the case against Iranian woman Reyhaneh Jabbari, who was sentenced to death, with utmost transparency. Jabbari was due to be executed on Tuesday for killing a man she said she stabbed in self-defense during a sexual assault....

US President Barack Obama has held talks with visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House on Tuesday, with both leaders pledging to boost the bilateral relations between the two nations. The two leaders told reporters later that their discussions covered issues delaying the implementation...

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday hailed the signing of a much-delayed bilateral security agreement between the governments of Afghanistan and the United States as "historic." Earlier in the day, newly sworn-in Afghan President Ashraf Ghani signed the bilateral security agreement between his government...

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday that it has repealed its sports blackout rules, which prohibited cable and satellite operators from airing any sports event that had been blacked out on a local broadcast station. The action removes Commission protection of the NFL's current...

The new Afghan Government signed on Tuesday two security deals with the United States and NATO, which allow extended stay of foreign troops in the country after their 2014 deadline. The Bilateral Security Agreement between the United States and Afghanistan was signed by Afghanistan's newly appointed...

A US court on Monday sentenced a violent sex trafficker who ran international sex slave ring to 27 years in prison. The 37-year-old Damion Baston, who lured young Australian and American girls into prostitution, denied all 21 criminal counts against him. Taking the witness stand in his own defense...

The United States 2016 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2016) will open at noon, EDT, Wednesday, and will close on November 3, the Department of State has announced. Applicants must submit entries electronically during this registration period using the electronic DV entry form (E-DV) at dvlottery.state.gov....

On Monday, the United States announced nearly $83 million in additional emergency assistance for refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in South Sudan and South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, and Uganda. The additional funding was announced by Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard...

Air power has stymied Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists, with the Air Force accomplishing 74 percent of the more than 240 airstrikes in Iraq and Syria since August 8, according to a senior US Air Force official. Maj. Gen. Jeff Harrigian, the Air Force's assistant deputy chief of staff...

Bosnia and Herzegovina has become the first European partner in the U.S.-led Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) to achieve the significant milestone of Full Training Capability, establishing the country's certified self-sufficiency to train peacekeeping personnel for UN and regional peace operations....

The United Nations on Monday revealed that the world is losing its mangroves at a faster rate than global deforestation, with the destruction of the coastal habitats costs billions in economic damages and impacting millions of lives. In a new report launched at the 16th Global Meeting of the Regional...

The US and partner-nation military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets in Syria and Iraq using a mix of fighter and remotely piloted aircraft, the Pentagon said in a statement early Monday. US Central Command officials say that US and its allies involved...

US airmen, together with representatives from the US Public Health Service, have delivered a modular medical treatment center as part of the US government effort to support humanitarian relief operations in Ebola-stricken African nations, the Pentagon said in a press release issued Monday. Airmen...