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U.S. drone enters Iran's airspace, leaves after warning: Tasnim | Reuters

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran’s military detected a U.S. drone entering Iranian airspace on Monday and issued a warning for it to leave, which it subsequently did, Iran’s Tasnim news agency reported.<p>A model of a military drone is seen in front of an U.S. flag as protesters rally against climate change, …

Philippines kills 11 Abu Sayyaf militants after beheading

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops killed at least 11 Abu Sayyaf militants, including an influential commander, in an assault on the extremists Friday following their beheading of a captive whose family was too poor to pay ransom, the military said.<p>Regional military commander Maj. Filemon …

Asia

Iran Intercepts U.S. Destroyer in the Persian Gulf

"If any foreign vessel enters our waters, we warn them, and if it's an invasion, we confront."<p>Iran's naval forces will warn or confront any foreign ship entering the country's territorial waters, the Iranian defense minister said Thursday, remarks that came after an incident this week involving a …

Military

Want to stop illegal immigration? Build up the Mexican middle class, not a border wall

<b>To the editor:</b> We hear a lot of ridiculous statements these days about what one candidate for president is going to do to stop immigration from Mexico. What he seems to ignore is that the reason most people come here from Mexico is to get a better job than they could at home. ("A manufacturing boom …

Mexico

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This is why America can't have nice things

The American Constitution, a poorly-designed relic of the 18th century whose every imitator eventually fell apart, is designed to force compromise. …

Read Hillary Clinton’s Full Speech on Donald Trump and the 'Alt-Right'

Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump of “taking hate groups mainstream” at a campaign rally Thursday in Reno, Nev., where she blasted Trump’s …

U.S. aid to Pakistan shrinks amid mounting frustration over militants | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pakistan’s continued support for resurgent militant groups hostile to the United States, coupled with warming U.S. military and business relations with India, is sharply diminishing Islamabad’s strategic importance as an ally to Washington, U.S. military, diplomatic, and …

Reciprocity Fee Eliminated by Argentina for United States Citizens

T he reciprocity fee which citizens of the United States were required to pay in order to visit Argentina has been eliminated by Presidencial Decree …

Why Islamic State's (ISIS) Oil Revenue Is Plunging

ISIS (Islamic State’s) oil operations are continuing to come under pressure from U.S.-led air strikes , while the Iraqi army is advancing toward the ISIS occupied city city of Mosul in the northern part of the country.<p>Iraqi troops moved toward al-Qayyara on Wednesday, in what media called the next …

The world's 'Third Pole' is melting because of climate-warming black carbon

Global warming caused by the burning of fossil fuels is heating up the North Pole and South Pole, causing the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets to …

Indonesia's most-wanted awakens new generation of jihadis | Reuters

SOLO, Indonesia (Reuters) - During a May 2011 shootout, Indonesia’s counter-terrorism forces killed the leader of a militant group thought to be behind a series of failed bomb attempts around the city of Solo in Central Java.<p>Police remove the body of a suicide bomber from the scene of an attack in …

Terrorism

Putin Orders Army Drills as Merkel Accuses Russia on Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered snap military drills as German Chancellor Angela Merkel accused him of breaking international law in Ukraine …