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Iraqi, allied forces try to win back Tikrit, win over hearts and minds of residents

<b>Tikrit, Iraq (CNN) —</b> While Iraqi government and allied forces were on the defensive Friday in Ramadi, they remained on the offensive in Tirkit -- trying to win over not only the strategic city, but the hearts and minds of its nearby residents.<p>Iraqi forces steadily bombarded the last part of Tikrit …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Will It Take The End of the World For Obama To Recognize ISIS As 'Islamic'?

Obama’s tap-dance around whether ISIS is ‘Islamic’ or not is completely wrong.<p>At the White House summit on “countering violent extremism,” President …

Africa agrees to send 7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — African leaders agreed to send 7,500 troops to fight the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, an African Union …

Africa

Two cases of child pornography possession in Vatican in 2014 | Reuters

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican, which is still struggling with the effects of a worldwide pedophilia scandal in the Catholic Church, discovered two cases of possession of child pornography within its own walls last year, its chief prosecutor said on Saturday.<p>Saint Peter's square is …

Vatican

Yemen's Houthis attack protesters in Sanaa

Houthi fighters in Yemen have used live ammunition to break up demonstrations against their takeover of the capital city Sanaa, witnesses have said.<p>The Houthis fired live rounds in the air to break-up a rally in Sanaa on Saturday, as tens of thousands demonstrated in several cities denouncing the …

Middle East

US airstrike kills 'Islamic State' chemical arms expert | DW | 31.01.2015

The US Department of Defense confirmed late on Friday that it had eliminated a dangerous member of the "Islamic State" ("IS") terrorist group, which …

Measles outbreak: Public health officials confirm more than 100 cases in US

More than 100 people in the US have been confirmed as infected with measles, including 91 in California, most linked to an outbreak that began at Disneyland in December, public health officials said on Friday.<p>The California department of public health said at least 58 of the cases of the highly …

Public Health

Sisi vows to defend Egypt's Sinai in 'face of terror'

Egypt's president has vowed to defend the Sinai peninsula in the 'face of terror' after an armed group linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for killing dozens of soldiers and civilians.<p>President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi made the declaration of Saturday two …

Muslim Brotherhood

U.S., allies plan tough battle to retake Iraqi city from Islamic State

Working from this sun-scorched desert base, U.S. and allied commanders are beginning perhaps the most perilous phase of their fight against<p>Islamic State: an attempt to recapture Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, from the entrenchedmilitantforces.<p>Military officers here say a barrage of airstrikes …

Middle East

Ukraine crisis: 'Dozens killed' in east as Minsk talks held

<b>At least 40 people have been reported killed as fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels rages on in the east of the country.</b><p>Ukrainian officials say 15 soldiers and 12 civilians died in the past 24 hours. The rebels report 13 casualties.<p>The separatists also claim to have seized the …

Russia

So, That Happened: The Podcast Barack Obama Does Not Want You To Hear

<b>So, that happened:</b> This week, we learned that President Barack Obama is really upset with our coverage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. So he's not gonna like what we're about to do, which is talk about the fact that the one part of his agenda Congress might sign on to is the trade deal …

Barack Obama

Is pot the new gay marriage for the GOP?

Republicans struggle to find their footing on an issue that resonates with younger voters.<p>Marijuana is shaping up to be the new gay marriage of GOP politics — most Republicans would rather not talk about it, except to punt to the states.<p>But when it comes to the 2016 presidential race, a series of …

Cannabis

Scott Walker's State of Ignorance

<i>You're running for president -- time to stick it to a university!</i><p>Follow Rick Horowitz on Twitter: www.twitter.com/Rick_Horowitz

GOP Senator's Answer On Fixing Obamacare: 'No, No, No, No'

"No, no, no, no."<p>That's Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.) talking about whether Republicans in Congress would take quick action should the Supreme Court issue a ruling that forces millions of people to give up health coverage they've gotten through Obamacare.<p>This summer, the court is expected to rule in King …

Health Care

Romney's exit unleashes race for donors among 2016 hopefuls

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Mitt Romney's exit from the presidential campaign has unleashed a frenzy of fresh fundraising and set off a new race for the …

Government

Walker seizes 2016 momentum, leads GOP pack in Iowa

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> It is hard to deny that Scott Walker has some serious momentum going for him as the 2016 Republican presidential primary fight starts to heat up -- with one year to go until the first in the nation Iowa caucuses.<p>The Wisconsin governor has surged to the head of the GOP pack in the …

Government