Rana Alkhshali

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No charges yet in shooting death of suburban Los Angeles mayor

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - No charges have been filed so far in the shooting death of the mayor of the small Los Angeles suburb of Bell Gardens, a day after his wife opened fire on him during a heated argument at their condominium, authorities said on Wednesday.<p>A police officer and residents are seen …

Gov. Brown vetoes bill to protect franchise firms

Gov.<p>Jerry Brownon Monday vetoed legislation to protect small-franchise owners against fast-food giants and convenience store chains, saying he needs more proof there is a problem before considering changes that would "significantly impact California's vast franchise industry."<p>The measure by Sen. …

ISIS executes British aid worker David Haines; Cameron vows justice

British aid worker David Haines has been executed by ISIS militants, according to a video posted Saturday to a website associated with the group, making him the third Western captive to be killed by the Islamist extremist group in recent weeks.<p>The ISIS video post showing Haines' beheading called …

Lawmakers tell Obama ‘we must go after ISIS’ after new video surfaces

Congressional lawmakers urged the Obama administration to crank up the offensive against the Islamic State after another video surfaced purporting to show the graphic execution of an American journalist.<p>Two weeks after American James Foley was beheaded by his Islamic State captors, a video emerged …