Frustrated with U.S., Iraq turns to Russia and Iran

BAGHDAD - Iraq has started bombing Islamic State with help from a new intelligence center that has staff from Russia, Iran and Syria, a senior parliamentary figure said about cooperation seen as a threat to U.S. interests in the region.

White House says Iran's missile test may have violated U.N. resolution 4:46pm EDT

WASHINGTON - White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Tuesday that there are "strong indications" that Iran's test of a new precision-guided ballistic missile on Sunday violated a U.N. Security Council resolution.


Dow CEO Andrew Liveris and his wife Paula are seen together in a Washington Life Magazine file photo from the Afghanistan Kuwait-America Foundation 2006 Benefit Dinner held in Washington March 8, 2006. Credit: Washington Life Magazine/Reuters

A CEO, his wife and the company’s grand hotel

Dow Chemical asked the CEO's wife to advise on the renovation of a company-owned hotel. Then, a $13 million cost overrun spurred delicate questions about how the project was run.  Full Coverage 

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton shields her eyes from the sun at a campaign event in Davenport, Iowa October 6, 2015.    REUTERS/Jim Young

It's a jump to the left ahead of the debate

LAS VEGAS/NEW YORK - Hillary Clinton has veered hard to the left ahead of tonight's Democratic debate, hoping to inoculate herself from criticism by rival Bernie Sanders  Full Article 

A Palestinian protester throws a molotov cocktail at Israeli troops during clashes in the West Bank city of Hebron October 13, 2015. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma

'Day of Rage' attacks kill three: Israeli police

JERUSALEM - Seven Israelis and 29 Palestinians, including 10 alleged attackers and eight children, have died in a recent surge of violence, as the worst unrest in years between the geopolitical foes shows little sign of abating.  Full Article | Video 

A protester leaves after demonstrating outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Vista, California, August 3, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Planned Parenthood amends policy after uproar

WASHINGTON - Planned Parenthood would no longer accept reimbursement for fetal tissue donated for medical research after abortions, the women's healthcare provider said.  Full Article 

Wider Image: Feeling the pinch


The Chesapeake Bay's blue crab fisheries are suffering from a shrinking workforce, environmental issues and global competition.   Wider Image 

Chinese chase new luxury labels abroad

A Reuters survey of Chinese spending in the U.S., Europe and Asia shows how consumer trends are shifting as the world's number one shopping nation looks abroad.

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