France bombs ISIS in Iraq

by -NO AUTHOR- -- PARIS (AP) — France has agreed to carry out airstrikes requested by Iraq to bolster its fight against the Islamic State group's fighters who've captured swathes of the more…

Japan to resume whaling in Antarctic

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) The Japanese government has vowed to restart its controversial whaling programme in the Antarctic next year. The move comes despite the International Whaling Commission's vote on Thursday more…

Scotland votes 'No' to independence

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC NEWS) Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after voters decisively rejected independence. With the results in from all 32 council areas, the "No" side more…

Dems, GOP blast Obama war plan

by Garth Kant -- [ooyala code="A5ZGRpcDplGvhQfSQUH1IQftDbLSQQT1" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] WASHINGTON – It's an obvious question asked by both Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill, but one the Obama administration is ducking: Why would Syrian more…