October 7th @ 8:30 AM GMT
Yahoo! Russian warplanes have carried out ''intense'' new strikes in two Syrian provinces, with regime forces launching a simultaneous ground attack on rebels for the first time, a monitor said Wednesday. Russian planes hit at least four locations in central Hama province, and three locations in northwestern Idlib province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. ''For the first time the strikes were accompanied by fighting on the ground between regime forces and rebels,'' said Obser... (Politics)
October 7th @ 8:50 AM GMT
Yahoo! Lagos (AFP) - At least 14 people were killed in three separate suicide bomb attacks in Damaturu, northeast Nigeria, on Wednesday, the country's National Emergency Management Agency said. (Politics)
October 7th @ 6:11 AM GMT
Yahoo! The party of Yemen's former president, a main player in the messy, months-old civil war, said in an emailed statement that it accepts a peace plan brokered by the United Nations in talks in Oman. The General People's Congress (GPC) is the party of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, to whom many of the army units fighting alongside the northern Houthi militia against forces backed by Gulf states remain loyal. ''An official source at the General People's Congress reiterated the party'... (World)
October 5th @ 10:02 PM GMT
CBS News An Amtrak train has derailed near Northfield, Vermont, not far from the state capital of Montpelier (U.S. News)
October 6th @ 4:20 AM GMT
Yahoo! The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan will face questions from a Senate committee about how many troops should stay in the still-volatile nation where the Taliban recently overran a northern city and a U.S. airstrike hit a medical clinic. (World)
October 6th @ 10:53 AM GMT
Yahoo! A crash involving an overturned pickup truck slowed traffic on Woodhaven Road in Northeast Philadelphia Tuesday morning. (U.S. News)
October 7th @ 4:36 AM GMT
Yahoo! Experts warn that Northeast Asia could see a dangerous growth in stocks of weapons-usable plutonium and U.S. lawmakers say Obama administration policies could be making matters worse. (World)
October 6th @ 6:59 AM GMT
Yahoo! North Korea shows no sign of preparing for a long-range rocket launch to mark a major political anniversary this week, a South Korean government official said on Tuesday. There has been speculation for months that the North might launch a long-range rocket to celebrate the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party on Saturday. ''We don't see any signs of making preparations for an imminent launch such as the movement of a launch vehicle'' to the launch pad, the unification ministr... (World)
October 6th @ 12:02 AM GMT
AP The epicenter of the massive East Coast rainstorm is Gills Creek, a stream that starts off in a sparsely populated area near a state park north of Columbia. The creek runs through several neighborhoods before emptying into the Co (Top Stories)
October 6th @ 5:58 PM GMT
Yahoo! Mass immigration is damaging British society, Conservative interior minister Theresa May said on Tuesday, promising a tough approach on an issue that will influence Britons' choice of whether or not to leave the European Union. ''When immigration is too high, when the pace of change is too fast, it's impossible to build a cohesive society,'' May, seen as a possible future leader, told a party conference in the northern city of Manchester. Mass immigration strained public services like... (Top Stories)