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TedCruz-102014.jpg While Republicans have largely tried to frame the upcoming midterm elections as a referendum on President Barack Obama, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., has joined the few offering guidance on what the GOP will do if it manages to retake control of the Senate.

U.S. military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria on Sunday and Monday, U.S. Central Command officials reported. Six airstrikes near Kobani destroyed ISIL fighting and mortar positions, a vehicle, and a stray resupply bundle from a U.S. airdrop of Kurdish...

U.S. military forces conducted multiple airdrops near ISIL-held Syrian town of Kobani Sunday night to resupply Kurdish forces on the ground defending the city against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists, U.S. Central Command officials reported. Air Force C-130 aircraft deployed to the...

In response to a request by the Department of Health and Human Services, and as an added prudent measure to ensure the United States is ready to respond quickly, effectively, and safely in the event of additional Ebola cases in the nation, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered his Northern Command...

The governments of France, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States have issued a joint statement condemning the ongoing violence in Libya and calling for an immediate cessation of hostilities. "We condemn the crimes of Ansar al-Sharia entities, and the ongoing violence in communities...

Japan's first domestically-built passenger jet, the Mitsubishi Regional Jet, was unveiled on Saturday by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHVYF.PK), as the Asian country aims to enter the highly-competitive commercial aircraft market. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and its subsidiary, Mitsubishi Aircraft...

The death toll in devastating snowstorm in Nepal's Himalayas rose to 39 on Saturday. After a fourth day of searches, at least 384 people have been rescued from the Annapurna trail, 216 of them foreigners, in one of the worst-ever trekking disaster in the country. Trekkers from countries including...

At least 13 people were killed Saturday during clashes between the Shia Houthi militants and Sunni tribes in Yemen's southern province of Ibb, a day after 19 people were killed and 27 injured in the same province, medics and officials said. According to sources, at least 11 Houthis and two Sunni tribesmen...

At least 13 people were killed Saturday during clashes between the Shia Houthi militants and Sunni tribes in Yemen's southern province of Ibb, a day after 19 people were killed and 27 injured in the same province, medics and officials said. According to sources, at least 11 Houthis and two Sunni tribesmen...

usflag-040910_18Oct14.jpg Colorado based doctor Dilip Joseph, who was kidnapped by the Taliban discusses his ordeal in detail in a book published by Amazon on Tuesday.

Gonzalo, a category two hurricane, hit the south-central coast of Bermuda and is moving towards north-east. The hurricane, according to meteorologists is still strong and sustains winds of 105 miles per hour with a 35-mile wide eye.

CDC-101714.jpg While the Ebola outbreak in the U.S. has thus far been limited to just three people, the results of a new CBS News poll suggest that news of the disease has contributed to a sharp drop in public confidence in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

klain-101714.jpg While the administration initially resisted calls to appoint an Ebola "czar," President Barack Obama now reportedly plans to tap former White House official Ron Klain for the role. Klain previously served as chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and then-Vice President Al Gore and is said to be highly regarded at the White House.

Over 2.2 billion people are either near or living in 'multidimensional' poverty with overlapping deprivations in health, education and living standards, according to UN estimates. "This is not an accident. It is the result of a series of deliberate and conscious decisions by key actors who have chosen...

CONSUMER-RETAIL_17Oct14.jpg Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has unexpectedly improved in the month of October, according to a report released by Thomson Reuters and the University of Michigan on Friday.