Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
Russia had elder Boston suspect under surveillance Russian agents placed the elder Boston bombing suspect under surveillance during a six-month visit to southern Russia last year, then scrambled to find him when he suddenly disappeared after police killed a Canadian jihadist, a security official told The Associated Press.... More
Toyota Expects Flat 2014 Sales in Russia Despite Car Market Slump Toyota Motor Corp expects to keep its sales in Russia at last year's levels despite a market ... the automaker faced a safety crisis in the United States and production halts after the 2011 tsunami in Japan. The company's target to sell 1 million vehicles ... 10/1/2014 - 9:52 pm | View Link
Today in Liberty: Treasury Department halts Ex-Im deals with Russia, federal court grants D.C. a stay on gun rights ruling “I am a libertarian with a small ‘l’ and a Republican with a capital ‘R’. And I am a Republican with a capital ‘R’ on grounds of expediency, not on principle.” — Milton Friedman — GOP’s attitude on gay marriage is changing: The Hill ... 07/29/2014 - 8:00 pm | View Link
Russia: New car sales may fall 6.5 pct in 2014 – minister New car sales in Russia may fall between 2.8 percent and 6.5 ... for their support of Crimea’s vote to secede from Ukraine. But considering that Russia’s main “weapon” against Europe is gas and oil exports, the US plans to release oil from the ... 03/17/2014 - 10:06 pm | View Link
An Energy Weapon vs. Russia? As the standoff between Russia and Ukraine drags on ... First, in the current crisis, it could deter Putin from using the gas weapon, lest he encourage Europeans to make concerted efforts to shift their long-term gas procurement to the United States ... 03/4/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
Amid U.S. espionage concerns Russia halts participation in CRT program Moscow explained the decision was necessity to prevent "secret data leak" (see article: Moscow to block US from monitoring Russia’s nuke arsenal http://rt.com/politics/nunn-lugar-weapon-russia-094/). The US apparently tried to exploit the program to ... 10/10/2012 - 11:05 pm | View Link
Russia halts new weapon sales to Syria – USATODAY.com On Monday, Russia said it would not sign new weapons contracts with Syria until the situation there calms down. 07/9/2012 - 12:40 am | View Website
Germany halts weapons exports to Russia Germany halts weapons exports to Russia Angela Merkel’s government embargoes German arms exports to Russia as part of its programme of sanctions against ... 04/24/2014 - 11:51 am | View Website
Russia halts sales of new weapons to Syria Russia on Monday signaled that it would not sign new weapons contracts with Syria until the situation there calms down. 07/9/2012 - 10:34 am | View Website
Russia halts sales of new weapons to Syria Russia's Rosoboronexport state arms trader has a contract to supply Pantsyr-S1 systems to Syria, beefing up its air defense capability despite international calls to ... 07/8/2012 - 7:54 pm | View Website
Russia halts sales of new weapons to Syria | The Seattle Times Russia on Monday signaled that it would not sign new weapons contracts with Syria until the situation there calms down. Russia will continue with previously agreed ... | View Website
Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says his office is creating a Mississippi Delta Agricultural Theft Task Force.
Hosemann says farmers face big losses from copper theft, and it can be difficult for scrap yards to know whether items were stolen.
A woman's body has been found on the campus of a western Michigan community college after a witness reported seeing a man dragging what appeared to be a body near a main building and parking ramp.
Police say officers found the body about 2:50 a.m. Saturday near shrubs and bushes at Grand Rapids Community College.
Luyendyk, driving for Doug Shierson Racing, took the lead with 32 laps to go to earn his first victory in championship-level competition.
Defending race winner and pole-sitter Emerson Fittipaldi dominated the first half of the race and was trying to become the first back-to-back winner in 20 years.
Jeff Andretti tried to become the fourth member of the Andretti family to qualify for the same race, but he was bumped on the final day of time trials.
The second funeral is scheduled for a victim of the shooting massacre in rural Ohio that killed eight family members.
Investigators remain tight-lipped about any suspects or a possible motive.
Clutching lighted candles and launching balloons, hundreds of people have come together to recall eight people killed in a shooting massacre in rural Ohio.
The vigil Friday night at the Pike County fairgrounds brought together family members, friends and community residents, all commemorating the lives of those slain April 22 at four homes near Piketon.
ISIS is losing battles, territory, and money in Iraq and Syria, while still expanding elsewhere. Can it be stopped? Here's everything you need to know:
How is the war going? The U. S. and its allies are riding a wave of successes. In the past few months, Iraqi forces backed by American airstrikes have liberated the city of Ramadi, while Kurdish peshmerga and Yazidi fighters have retaken several northern towns.