PARIS - The United States expects the campaigns against Islamic State in Mosul and Raqqa to overlap, signaling that a push to start isolating the group's de facto capital in Syria may not be very far off.
Disappointing corporate results from several heavyweights dragged down Wall Street as investors looked for clues regarding the timing of the next interest rate hike ahead of a Fed meeting next week.
MANILA/TOKYO Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out anew at the United States on Tuesday and said it could forget a bilateral defense deal if he stayed in power long enough, in the latest jarring statement from Manila about the future of the alliance.
U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines are engaged in "kinetic warfare" – military jargon that means that bullets are flying – all over the world.
WASHINGTON The U.S. policy of trying to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons "is probably a lost cause" and the best that can probably be hoped for is some kind of cap on the country's nuclear capability, the director of U.S. National Intelligence James Clapper said on Tuesday.
Media mogul Sumner Redstone on Tuesday sued two ex-girlfriends for civil claims including elder abuse, alleging he was forced to borrow $100 million from the private company that holds his shares in CBS Corp and Viacom to cover tax obligations on gifts he gave to the women.
CARACAS Venezuela's opposition-led National Assembly voted on Tuesday to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for violating democracy, but the socialist government dismissed the move as meaningless.