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 2:09pm 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 

Ali Rezaian, brother of imprisoned Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, pauses as he talks about the recent announcement of a verdict in his brother's case by Iran's judiciary during a television interview with Reuters in Washington October 13, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

U.S. reporter in Iran 'terribly depressed': brother

"There's just no expectation of justice at this point," said Ali Rezaian, the brother of American journalist Jason Rezaian who was convicted on espionage charges in Iran.  Video 

The reconstructed wreckage of the MH17 airplane is seen after the presentation of the final report into the crash of July 2014 of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, in Gilze Rijen, the Netherlands, October 13, 2015. REUTERS/Michael Kooren

Flight MH17 downed by Russian-built missile

GILZE-RIJEN, Netherlands - Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board concluded in its final report on the July 2014 crash that killed all 298 people on board.  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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