Air raids by U.S. coalition warplanes have intensified in recent days as Kurdish and Arab militias seek to drive surrounded Islamic State militants from their last strongholds in Syria's Raqqa - but the toll on civilians has been severe.
Kansas senior guard Devonté Graham was chosen preseason player of the year on the All-Big 12 Conference men’s basketball team announced Thursday. The team was voted on by the league’s … Click to ... Read more
Can Saracens complete a hat-trick of titles? Will La Rochelle make waves on their debut? And are Scarlets the pick of the Pro14 sides? We assess the contenders Harlequins, La Rochelle, Ulster, Wasps C ... Read more
Nearly a dozen young men are charged with hazing in the death of Louisiana State University student Maxwell Gruver. The freshman died last month after becoming highly intoxicated at a fraternity pledg ... Read more
Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Syrian Arab Republic Likely setback to immunization campaign in area where 48 children have been paralyzed by polio Statement by Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regio ... Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term mortgage rates rose for a second straight week as the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate increased to 3.91 percent, from 3.85 percent a week ago. Mortgage buyer Freddie Ma ... Read more
PARIS: The United States said Thursday (Oct 12) that it was pulling out of the UN's culture and education body, accusing it of "anti-Israel bias" in a move criticised by the head of the Paris-based or ... Read more