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Obama lifts U.S. arms ban on Vietnam

<b>Hanoi, Vietnam (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama announced Monday that the United States is fully lifting a decades-long ban on the sale of military equipment to Vietnam.<p>In a joint news conference in Hanoi with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, Obama said that the removal of the ban on lethal …

Vietnam War

Supreme Court gives black death-row inmate new life

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court gave a black death-row prisoner new life Monday by ruling that prosecutors unconstitutionally barred all potential black jurors from his trial nearly 30 years ago.<p>The 7-1 verdict, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, reversed Georgia courts that had denied Timothy …

Death Row

France bombs Islamic State HQ, hunts attacker who got away

PARIS (AP) — France launched "massive" air strikes on the Islamic State group's de-facto capital in Syria Sunday night, destroying a jihadi training camp and a munitions dump in the city of Raqqa, where Iraqi intelligence officials say the attacks on Paris were planned.<p>Twelve aircraft including 10 …

After Paris attacks, fugitive slipped through police dragnet

PARIS (AP) — Hours after the synchronized attacks that terrorized Paris, French police questioned and released the suspect who is now the focus of an …

Hack attacks strike top porn sites

Several of the world’s most popular pornographic websites were struck by cyberattacks in the past week, according a blog post by the malware hunting …

Satellite images suggest China 'building third airstrip' in South China Sea

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> China appears to building a third airstrip in disputed waters in the South China Sea, according to new satellite images analyzed by the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).<p>The images, taken September 8, come after China pledged to bring land …

South China Sea

The Silent Monkey Victims Of The War On Terror

They are the unsung heroes of the war on terror — or its hidden innocent victims, depending on your point of view.<p>They have been deliberately infected with deadly bacteria and viruses, including plague, anthrax, Ebola, and smallpox. Some have been dosed with nerve agents. Others have been lethally …

Monkeys

Pictures of the Week 11.20.14

Obama unveils action on immigration, citing Scripture and precedent

President Obama invited as many as 5 million immigrants and international visitors Thursday to openly live and work in the U.S., a controversial, unilateral demonstration of his power that signaled a new phase of activism for the remainder of his presidency.<p>Without a vote from Congress, Obama set …

Obama authorises air strikes on Isis to help Iraqis besieged on mountain

Barack Obama has authorised targeted air strikes against Islamic militants in Iraq, as the US military began an airborne operation to bring relief to thousands of minority Iraqis driven to a grim, mountain-top refuge.<p>Describing the threats against stranded Yazidi refugees as holding the potential …