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Boko Haram kill Christian worshippers and burn churches in latest Nigeria attack

Suspected Islamist militants launch simultaneous attacks on villages close to town from which more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped in April, killing at least 30<p>Suspected Boko Haram militants have mounted two deadly attacks just a few miles from the Nigerian village where they abducted more than …

Obama to request billions to deal with border crisis

<b>(CNN)</b> – President Barack Obama will ask Congress on Monday for emergency funds, possibly more than $2 billion, as the United States grapples with a surge of undocumented children and adults crossing the border from Mexico.<p>A White House official told CNN the money will go to securing appropriate …

North Korea reported to have fired two more missiles in apparent test

North Korea fired two short-range missiles into its eastern waters Sunday, a South Korean official said. The apparent test fire came just days after the country tested what it called new precision-guided missiles.<p>The South Korean Defense Ministry official said the missiles were fired from Wonsan in …

North Korea

Even the Editor of Facebook's Mood Study Thought It Was Creepy

"It's ethically okay from the regulations perspective, but ethics are kind of social decisions."<p><i>Updated, Sunday, 6/29, 9:54 p.m. Eastern.</i><p>Catching a glimpse of the puppet masters who play with the data trails we leave online is always disorienting. And yet there's something new-level creepy about a …

Iraq’s Christians See Putin As Savior

Reeling from regional developments and disillusioned with the West, some Iraqi Christians are looking to Russia for support.<p>After a decade of church …

Isis rebels declare 'caliphate' in Iraq and Syria

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1089000/1089045_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1526947305_978521257425dcd5e827d4b18eac7783<p><b>Jihadist militant group Isis has said it is establishing a caliphate, or Islamic state, on the territories it controls in Iraq and Syria.</b><p>It also …

Islam

ISIS Declares Themselves an Islamic State

Sunni insurgent group Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) declared themselves a caliphate and dropped "al-Sham" from their title, according to a statement delivered by their spokesman.<p>Abu Muhammad al-Adnani said other jihadi factions — even those beyond Iraq and Syria — were rendered …

Islamic State (ISIS)

'Drastic action is needed' now to stop Ebola epidemic

The Ebola epidemic isn't getting any better in Africa.<p>The World Health Organization reports there have been 759 cases, including 467 deaths in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia since the outbreak began in March, according to a statement the organization released on Tuesday.<p>The World Health …

Huge West Bank search continues for missing Israelis

Fears are rising for the fate of three Israeli teenagers who disappeared on Thursday night near the Palestinian town of Hebron, and have not been seen since.<p>Israel has sent more troops into the West Bank in a huge search for the trio, but a military source says it is unknown if the boys are dead or …

Russia and Ukraine's mystery tanks

<b>The Russian government has strenuously denied that any of its tanks crossed the border into Ukraine.</b><p>But now Nato has released satellite imagery, linked to existing video material, which appears to give added weight to assertions from the Ukrainian authorities that the tanks used by separatist …

Russia

3 dead, 1 wounded in car-to-car gunfire exchange in South Los Angeles

<i>This post has been corrected. See below.</i><p>Three people were killed and another wounded in a car-to-car shooting Friday night in South Los Angeles that may be gang-related, police said.<p>The shooting happened at around 10 p.m. in the 8600 block of South Figueroa Street, said Sgt. M. Mason of the Los …

Los Angeles

U.S. aircraft carrier ordered to Arabian Gulf in wake of Iraq unrest

Ukrainian military plane shot down; all 49 aboard dead

European leaders Saturday held telephone talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart after a Ukrainian military plane was shot down by separatists, killing all 49 people on board, officials said.<p>The Ilyushin-76 military transport plane went down early Saturday while …