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  • US senators urge arms 'to fight Russia'
    Diaalnews 2014-09-01 21:41:15 UTC
    Leading American senators have called for the US to send weapons to help Ukraine fight what they say is "a Russian invasion". Robert Menendez, head of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Russia's President Vladimir Putin must face a co...
  • US TV host and ex-Suffolk teacher shot dead
    News- 2014-08-31 13:22:53 UTC
    A US television host and former Suffolk dance school teacher was shot dead by his son-in-law at his home in Louisiana, police have said. Scott Rogers, 52, a presenter for WAFB-TV, was found in Iberville, Baton Rouge on Wednesday, local police s...
  • To Defeat Terror, We Need the World’s Help
    John-kerry-diaalnews.com 2014-08-30 16:14:40 UTC
    IN a polarized region and a complicated world, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria presents a unifying threat to a broad array of countries, including the United States. What’s needed to confront its nihilistic vision and genocidal agenda is a glo...
  • 'Nobody wants to see our streets look like a war zone'
    Hillary-clinton-diaalnews.com 2014-08-29 00:06:10 UTC
    Hillary Clinton, weighing in for the first time on the controversial shooting death of Michael Brown, said Thursday that she grieves for both Brown's family and his community, and called for better than what occurred in the chaotic aftermath of th...
  • Obama on ISIS in Syria: We don't have a strategy yet
    Obama_diaalnews.com 2014-08-28 22:29:46 UTC
    WASHINGTON — President Obama said Thursday he's building a "broader regional strategy" against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. But that strategy in Syria is not in place yet, Obama said, and he explicitly tamped down expectations that ther...
  • The failure of a 'traditional American family': Bob McDonnell corruption trial
    Bob_mcdonnell_family-diaalnews.com 2014-08-29 10:02:29 UTC
    “The traditional family is the cornerstone upon which Western civilization has been built,” Bob McDonnell wrote in a 1989 thesis, with 13 years of marriage and three children under his belt. “As the family goes, so goes the nation.” The thesis lai...
  • America's lethal combination of children and guns
    15876_america's_lethal_combination_of_children_and_guns 2014-08-31 13:57:51 UTC
    <strong>This week, a nine-year-old girl firing an Uzi submachine gun accidentally shot to death her weapons instructor. Not all Americans grow up shooting guns - but those who do often start young.</strong> When he was five years old, Dan Baum ...
  • Arizona gun instructor shot and killed by nine-year-old girl
    Arizona_gun_instructor_shot_and_killed_by_nine-year-old_girl 2014-08-27 22:47:23 UTC
    The manager of an Arizona shooting range where a nine-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed her instructor with an Uzi said he has trained children as young as five on the use of firearms but the range’s policies on minors is currently under ...
  • American died in Syrian battle between ISIS and the al-Nusra Front
    Douglas_mccain-diaalnews.com 2014-08-27 09:32:48 UTC
    An American fighting for the Islamic State was killed over the weekend in Syria, US officials have said. The United States had been aware that Douglas McCain, 33, a one-time aspiring rapper and basketball fan from California, was in Syria, the ...
  • US launches reconnaissance flights over Syria
    Obama-syria-diaalnews.com 2014-08-26 15:56:49 UTC
    The US has begun reconnaissance flights over Syria in preparation for a possible cross-border expansion of its aerial campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq. The flights, involving both manned aircraft and drones, began on Tuesday, an...
  • US soldier kills herself at Virginia Army base
    News 2014-08-26 08:14:21 UTC
    A soldier barricaded herself inside an office on a Virginia Army base before shooting herself in the head, Army officials have said. The unnamed soldier was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital on Monday. The US Army's Fort Lee base was put ...
  • Call for Peace Ahead of Funeral for Michael Brown
    Mb 2014-08-25 21:34:06 UTC
    Hundreds of people have attended the funeral for the black teenager killed by police in Ferguson, Missouri. Mourners at the Friendly Temple Baptist Church in St Louis sang, prayed and remembered the life of Michael Brown. Mr Brown, 18, who w...
  • Obama sends aides to funeral of Michael Brown
    Michael-brown-diaalnews.com 2014-08-25 05:58:15 UTC
    Barack Obama will send three White House aides to the funeral on Monday of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old black man whose fatal shooting by a white police officer sparked days of racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Leading the group for the se...
  • US denies paying ransom as Qatar secures release of journalist in Syria
    Peter_theocurtis_diaalnews.com 2014-08-25 05:08:23 UTC
    The US has unequivocally denied paying any money at all to the Syrian extremist group that until Sunday held an American journalist hostage. Whatever prompted Jabhat al-Nusra, al-Qaida’s chosen affiliate in Syria, to release Peter Theo Curtis, ...
  • Strong Magnitude 6 Earthquake Rocks San Francisco Bay Area
    News 2014-08-25 05:38:28 UTC
    The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years sent scores of people to hospitals, ignited fires, damaged multiple historic buildings and knocked out power to tens of thousands in California’s wine country on Sunday. The m...
  • Chelsea Manning 'denied gender dysphoria treatment'
    Chelsea_manning-diaalnews.com 2014-08-24 07:02:05 UTC
    The US military has yet to offer Pte First Class Chelsea Manning sex change treatment despite medical recommendations, her lawyer has said. Defence secretary Chuck Hagel approved treatment for a condition known as gender dysphoria in July. B...
  • Thousands March in NY City to Protest police brutality
    We_will_not_go_back-diaalnews.com 2014-08-23 23:58:13 UTC
    housands of people gathered on Saturday in the New York borough of Staten Island to protest near the spot where Eric Garner, an unarmed 43-year-old black man, died last month after white police officers used an illegal chokehold while trying to su...
  • US looks at options for pressuring ISIS in Syria
    Barack-obama-diaalnews.com 2014-08-23 11:17:27 UTC
    Western powers are coming under mounting pressure to do more to confront Islamic State (Isis) in its stronghold in Syria, as the heavily armed militants edged closer to taking an important air base that would cement their domination over a swath o...
  • Grand jury: Nine white people and three African Americans
    News- 2014-08-23 11:04:28 UTC
    The grand jury considering the killing of Missouri teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer is made up of nine white people and three African Americans, a state court judge revealed on Friday. The information, released by judge Carol...
  • St Louis Police officer: 'I kill everybody. I don’t care'
    Dan-page-diaalnews.com 2014-08-23 10:42:31 UTC
    A police officer involved in the protests over Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri, has been relieved of his duty after video surfaced of him describing black people as “little perverts” and Barack Obama as an illegal immigrant. Dan Pag...
  • 'Michael Brown might be still alive if we voted for the right people'
    Mcculloch_step_down-diaalnews.com 2014-08-23 09:08:25 UTC
    The group of Ferguson residents clumped around the makeshift memorial at the spot where a police officer shot Michael Brown readily admitted that two weeks ago they had little idea who ran their city. They paid no attention to the fact that, wh...
  • Opinion: Obama doesn't shirk difficulties
    Obama-soric-diaalnews.com 2014-08-22 16:03:36 UTC
    <strong>By Miodrag Soric</strong> The American people are willing to give their president a lot of leeway - except when it comes to letting the country appear politically or economically weak. That simply doesn't align with image Americans have...
  • American Ebola patients released from Atlanta hospital
    Ebola_patients_released_from_atlanta_hospital_diaalnews.com 2014-08-22 06:50:18 UTC
    Two US humanitarian workers who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia have been released from Emory University hospital in Atlanta after receiving an experimental drug treatment which has yet to go through full clinical and human trials. Dr...
  • Pentagon: ISIS is 'beyond anything we've seen'
    Hagel-dempsey 2014-08-22 06:32:33 UTC
    Senior Pentagon officials described the Islamic State (Isis) militant group as an “apocalyptic” organisation that posed an “imminent threat” on Thursday, yet the highest ranking officer in the US military said that in the short term, it was suffic...
  • National guard withdrawal from Ferguson
    Eric_holder_captain_ron_johnson-diaalnews.com 2014-08-21 20:48:53 UTC
    Missouri governor Jay Nixon has ordered the national guard to withdraw from Ferguson after two nights of relative calm, ending a controversial deployment and raising hopes of a return to normality in a city wracked by protest and violence. “As ...