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Johnson calls on Russia to persuade Assad to end Syrian conflict

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called on Russia to use its “unique ability” to stop the Syrian conflict by convincing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to put an end to five-years of fighting which have ravaged the country.<p>Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson U.S. Secretary …

Boris Johnson

Iraqi PM accepts resignation of 6 cabinet ministers

BAGHDAD (AP) — The office of Iraq's prime minister says he has accepted the resignation of six cabinet ministers, including the oil and interior …

Iran's FM extolls country's ability to restore nuke program

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister on Tuesday extolled the country's ability to bring its nuclear program back on track as limits on the …

A Muslim group is handing out a cure for Islamophobia at the RNC

The Republican National Convention is underway, and the next few days are likely to be intense ones. To help everyone there with issues that go beyond mere halitosis, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has decided to hand out a special nutritional supplement in Cleveland: …

CAIR

The Saudis can't rein in Islamic State. They lost control of global Salafism long ago.

Can a state be both the target of Islamist extremists and responsible for their actions? The attacks on July 4 in three Saudi Arabian cities, almost certainly perpetrated by adherents of Islamic State, have once again raised this question for drive-by analysts. They point out that the official …

Saudi Arabia

Blair in the dock: Bereaved military families crowdfund nearly £50k to sue former PM over Iraq

Donations are pouring in to a crowdfunding page launched to help families of soldiers killed in Iraq take legal action against former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.<p>The families’ aim to raise £50,000 (US$65,000) was close to being achieved on Tuesday afternoon, when the campaign already boasted …

Nationals reportedly interested in Blackmon

With the trade deadline less than two weeks away, the rumor mill is starting to heat up. To wit: the Washington Nationals are interested in acquiring …

Baseball

Grand County Colorado | Go Grand - Rocky Mountain National Park | Hiking, Camping, Biking | Grand County CO

Hiking

Rocky Mountains American Fireworks Show by James BO Insogna

Summertime visitors to Colorado, Utah and Wyoming up 11 percent; revenues climb, too

The number of summertime visitors to the Rocky Mountain region and far-west states is up nearly 10 percent from a year ago while revenues have …

Skiing

The Perfect Family Weekend At Grand Teton National Park

The sleek majesty of the Grand Teton mountain range offers some of America’s most breathtaking scenery. It also draws breathtaking crowds, eager for a photo opp at Jenny Lake’s legendary Inspiration Point or a chance spotting of a bull moose or grizzly bear. During my first visit (over 20 years …

Washington, Tennessee have similar paths back to the top

Their football stadiums famously bound by water, perhaps it's fitting that Tennessee and Washington are increasingly popular choices to rejoin …

College Football

Direct Primary Care Helping North Carolina Public Sector Save Big On Health Care Claims: Part II

Mark Watson, executive HR director for Union County, will openly admit he is the ultimate skeptic. Naturally, he was pretty skeptical when his colleague, friend, and debate partner, Bill Webb, pitched to him the idea of integrating a direct primary care (DPC) option for county workers — an option …

Photo: View of Sunrise Ridge inspires dreams of flying

Sometimes you need a beautiful image to whisk you away from reality and kickstart a bit of daydreaming revelry. With that in mind, we present this …

3832798498 - The Wild Horses of Sable Island

Sable Island, a small island off the coast of eastern Canada, is the site of some 500 wild horses, 500 shipwrecks, and 500 years of known history. …

After mother killed by car, bear cubs are being raised by wildlife caregivers

Caretakers are raising three bear cubs after their mother was struck by a car and killed in Yosemite National Park.<p>KCRA-TV in Sacramento reported Friday that the 5-month-old cubs, weighing less than 10 pounds each, are being cared for at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care.<p>Their mother was killed on the …

Huge swaths of Russia's forests are ablaze during what may be a record fire season

It is fire season in Siberia, which means vast tracts of boreal forests are ablaze. As occurred in 2015, smoke is turning skies a bright orange …

How Black Lives Matter Could Really Help Black People

Snoop Dog’s crude Instagram comments about the History Channel’s remake of “Roots” and other recent productions that explore American slavery set off …

Black Lives Matter