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Here's why Donald Trump is doing so well

Donald Trump. AP Photo/Tony Dejak Donald Trump appears likely to be the Republican candidate for president. This does not mean that he will become president, but it does mean that he might.<p>It also means that the basic dynamic of the American political system has shifted, suggesting the behavior of …

Yemen conflict: Saudi-led coalition ends ceasefire

<b>A Saudi-led coalition battling rebels in Yemen has said it will no longer observe a ceasefire announced last month.</b><p>A statement carried on Saudi state media blamed violations by the Houthis and other allied militia.<p>But the coalition is still "keen to create the right conditions to find a peaceful …

British Iraq War veterans may be prosecuted for war crimes

That's according to Mark Warwick, a former police detective in charge of the Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT), in an interview with the Independent newspaper in which he said there are "lots of significant cases" that would warrant a discussion over whether they fell into the war-crimes …

Iran's president orders stepped-up missile production

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday ordered the accelerated production of missiles in response to possible new U.S. sanctions.<p>In …

More than 55,000 died in Syria in 2015 as Isil claims twin attacks in Syrian Christian neighbourhood

At least 13 of the people killed in Qamishli attack, claimed by Isil, were Christian, according to posters hung in a local church<p>More than 55,000 people were killed in Syria during 2015, a leading casualty monitor said on Thursday, as Isil claimed responsibility for twin bombings in a Christian …

UK husband and wife imprisoned for planning London bombing

LONDON (AP) — A husband and wife convicted for conspiring to bomb civilian targets in London have been given hefty prison sentences.<p>Mohammed Rehman, …

South China Sea: China anger at Filipino disputed island protest

<b>China has expressed anger after Filipino protesters landed on a remote island controlled by the Philippines in the disputed South China Sea.</b><p>"We once again urge the Philippines to withdraw... from the islands that it is illegally occupying," foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said on Monday.<p>It comes …

A California Gas Leak Is the Biggest Environmental Disaster Since the BP Oil Spill

The largest natural gas leak ever recorded is jeopardizing health and causing evacuations for thousands of Southern California residents. And two …

Iran hostage crisis: Victims 'to be compensated' 36 years later

<b>The US victims of the Iran hostage crisis are to receive compensation 36 years after their ordeal, reports say.</b><p>Each of the 53 hostages or their estates will receive up to $4.4m (£3m), according to a US spending bill passed last Friday.<p>The victims of other state-sponsored terror attacks such as the …

Paris climate goals mean emissions need to drop below zero

STOCKHOLM (AP) — If governments are serious about the global warming targets they adopted in Paris, scientists say they have two options: eliminating …

Westerners in Beijing warned of Christmas terrorism threat; parts of city locked down

The U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Thursday morning warned citizens of a Christmastime terrorism threat against Westerners in one of the city's most popular expatriate districts.<p>Beijing authorities put swaths of the city under lockdown, stationing armed guards on street corners and in pedestrian plazas.<p>…

Move by Rubio leaves U.S. without ambassador to Mexico

By most accounts, Roberta Jacobson's confirmation as U.S. ambassador to Mexico should have been a shoo-in.<p>Fluent in Spanish, expert in Latin American politics and skilled in cross-border trade negotiations, the career diplomat was nominated by President Obama to take over the crucial foreign …

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After 2 U.S. airstrikes, Afghan official says: 'Helmand isn't falling'

U.S. forces launched two airstrikes in an embattled district where Afghan forces were racing to repel a Taliban offensive, officials said Thursday.<p>The U.S.-led NATO coalition confirmed two airstrikes against "threats to the force" in Sangin, the strategic poppy-growing district in Afghanistan's …

Afghanistan

Streak of light in Western US sky sends social media abuzz

PHOENIX (AP) — The body of a Russian rocket that burned up as it entered the Earth's atmosphere set off a wave of excitement on social media and …

Russian Bombings Have Killed so Many Syrian Civilians They Could Be a War Crime | VICE News

Russian airstrikes in Syria have indiscriminately killed hundreds of civilians and may constitute a war crime, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.<p>The human rights organization interviewed dozens of witnesses and activists, and reviewed video clips and images of six attacks and their aftermath, …

Russian police raid offices of Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Former tycoon and high-profile Kremlin critic says searches of his Open Russia movement premises over alleged criminal investigation make Putin look ‘predictable’<p>Armed Russian police have raided the offices of a pro-democracy movement founded by outspoken Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky , a …

Russia

Strike kills former Israeli prisoner Kantar in Syria

A high-profile member of the Lebanese Shia movement Hezbollah, who had spent years in Israeli prisons, has been killed in Syria in a suspected Israeli air strike, according to Hezbollah.<p>Samir Kantar was killed along with eight others in a strike on a building in the Jaramana area of the capital …

Aging bear at center of court fight is euthanized in Ohio

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A toothless, 41-year-old bear in the middle of a permit dispute between his owners and the state was euthanized after finishing a …

Ex-terrorist explains how to fight ISIS online

<b>(CNN) —</b> They look like scenes from a Hollywood movie.<p>Swiftly moving panoramic shots of mountains and fields dissolve to a circle of smiling, gun-wielding soldiers enjoying camaraderie. A young man speaking perfect English beckons his brothers to join him in battle. Underneath the images, a track of …

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