Nichole Huff

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Charlie Hunnam: Backing out of Fifty Shades of Grey was 'the worst professional experience of my life'

Almost two years after the fact, Charlie Hunnam is talking about the experience of dropping out of <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i>.<p>When Hunnam backed out of the …

How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

The terrorist group’s sophisticated social-media campaign is reaching its audience in the United States. What it does next has law enforcement …

Pentagon's YouTube war with Russia

After Russian jet buzzes U.S. warship, Defense Department posts video to sway public opinion.<p>The West’s simmering standoff with Russia has prompted the Pentagon to reach for a new weapon: YouTube.<p>Defense officials have concluded it’s no longer enough to lodge formal complaints when Russian bombers …

Military

Ferguson shootings: Two officers shot amid protests following police chief resignation

One officer was shot in the face and another in the shoulder causing serious injuries as a protest rally was dispersing, police say<p>Two police officers in the <b>US</b> flashpoint town of Ferguson were <b>shot early on Thursday during the latest protest</b>over the treatment of black people by the mainly white …

Justice

Nemtsov killing exposes cracks in Kremlin unity

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The killing of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov within sight of the Kremlin has exposed rarely seen tensions between different camps inside President Vladimir Putin’s system of rule.<p>A portrait of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov is placed at the site where he was killed, …

Russia

Drone warfare: life on the new frontline

Safely ensconced behind flickering computer screens, military personnel are waging war in lands thousands of miles away. But is there a hidden human cost to remote-controlled combat?<p>Just a three-hour drive from Washington DC on the scenic Virginia coast, Langley Air Force Base is home to one of the …

Military

ISIS Abducts At Least 90 Christians in Syria, Activists Say

Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) militants have abducted at least 90 Christian men, women and children from a cluster of villages in …

Human Rights
Russia

US increasingly concerned that Russia is intent on partitioning Ukraine

With rebels having seized extra 200 square miles of territory, US’s leaking of talks about sending weapons to Kiev may be Obama’s way of warning Putin to back off<p>The public disclosure that the US is considering supplying lethal weaponry to Ukraine in its battle with Russian-backed separatists, …

Russia
Barack Obama

Life on the frontline of the Ukraine conflict

More than half a million people have been displaced by fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists. Residents of Donetsk and Luhansk tell RFE/RL what life is like for those left behind<p>Mykhaylo Vasilyev is retired and lives in Luhansk<p>Luhansk used to be poetically called ‘the …

Russia

'Unrealistic' for Turkey to send ground troops to Syria

Turkey tells the West it cannot be expected to lead a ground operation against jihadists in Syria alone as US carries out air strikes against jihadists in Kobane<p>Turkey on Thursday told the West it cannot be expected to lead a ground operation against jihadists in Syria alone, rebuffing growing …

Middle East

Putin denies invading Ukraine, warns West 'not to mess with us'

Evoking startling images of siege and empire, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday struck a defiant pose over the deployment of troops and tanks in eastern Ukraine, declaring that Russia has no plans for "large-scale conflicts" but reminding the world that he presides over a nuclear-armed …

Who Are the Yazidi, and Why Is ISIS Targeting Them?

Most of the 40,000 refugees stranded this week atop Mount Sinjar near Mosul, Iraq, are women and children who are Christians and members of a small religious sect called the Yazidi. Who are the Yazidi, why have Iraq's militant rebels threatened them with execution if they don't convert to Islam, …

Yazidis

Israel declares partial Gaza truce but fighting goes on in Rafah

Mission to destroy Hamas tunnel network ‘almost complete’ At least 20 Gazans reported killed Two Israelis killed in Jerusalem attacks<p>The Israeli military said it had resumed its attacks on the Gaza Strip on Monday, ending a self-declared unilateral ceasefire that had been in effect for much of the …

Strategic agility is the future of the Air Force

<b>WASHINGTON (AFNS) --</b> As the Air Force prepares for new challenges and opportunities of the coming decades, it faces sobering 21st-century realities: …

D-Day anniversary: France's forgotten Blitz

<b>It has been a taboo subject in France for 70 years but in his D-Day commemoration speech on 6 June, President Francois Hollande will pay tribute to the terrible civilian casualties suffered by the French due to Allied bombing up to and during the liberation of France.</b><p>Historians believe Allied …

Winston Churchill

D-Day: A Photo Gallery by David Burnett