• Chad Apr 26

    Chad Military Council: No Talks With Rebels Who Killed President Deby

    Chad’s military transitional government says it will not negotiate with the rebels blamed for killing the country’s president of three decades

  • Africa Apr 20

    Rebels Vow to Take Capital After Chadian President Killed

    A top military commander says that Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno has been killed on the battlefield in a fight against rebels

  • Chad Apr 18

    US Orders Diplomats to Leave Chad as Rebels Near Capital

    The State Department has ordered non-essential diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Chad to leave the African nation due to potential insurgent attacks on the capital.

  • Markets Mar 26

    Oil Nations Tipped for Political Instability If the World Moves Away From Fossil Fuels

    Algeria, Chad, Iraq and Nigeria will be among the first countries to experience political instability if the “energy transition” occurs, says Verisk Maplecroft.

  • Prince Nov 11, 2019

    Macron Marks Armistice Day, 101 Years After End of WWI

    French President Emmanuel Macron marked Armistice Day on Monday by visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier under Paris’ Arc de Triomphe, as a giant tricolor flag flew overhead. Greeted by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, Macron laid a wreath and inspected troops during the ceremony celebrating 101 years since the Armistice that ended the slaughter of World War I. He...

  • Donald Trump Oct 1, 2019

    Jimmy Carter, Oldest Living Ex-President, Turns 95

    Jimmy Carter is celebrating his 95th birthday, becoming the first U.S. president to reach that milestone as he continues his humanitarian work and occasionally wades back into politics and policy debates almost four decades after leaving office. Carter, who served from 1977-1981 and still lives in tiny Plains, Georgia, planned no public celebrations on Tuesday.

  • JUDGE Sep 27, 2019

    Michigan Adoption Agencies Can Turn Away LGBT Couples, Judge Rules

    Religious-based adoption agencies that contract with the state of Michigan will be allowed to refuse to place children in LGBT homes under a preliminary injunction issued by a federal judge Thursday. District Judge Robert Jonker in Grand Rapids blocked Democratic state Attorney General Dana Nessel, Michigan’s first openly gay statewide officeholder, from barring the faith-based agencies from excluding LGBT couples...

  • CONGRESS Jun 6, 2019

    Federal Government to Blame for Faster, More Destructive Wildfires in California, Scientists Say

    Nearly 300 scientists from across the country and abroad believe actions taken by the U.S. Forest Service are contributing to faster, more devastating wildfires throughout California. The fiery debate centers around a long-time practice known as ‘post-fire logging.’

  • head May 2, 2019

    Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry Expand John Wick Universe in ‘Chapter 3 – Parabellum'

    It’s a common rule of thumb in the film industry. By the time most film franchises lumber forward toward the third chapter in a trilogy, they’re usually out of gas and out of ideas. But, “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum ” may be the exception to the rule. Who would’ve thought you’d get that much mileage out of a...

  • San Diego May 17, 2018

    Rhino Pregnancy at San Diego Zoo Safari Park Raises Hopes of Saving Subspecies

    A southern white rhino has become pregnant through artificial insemination at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park — giving hope for efforts to save a subspecies of one of the world’s most recognizable animals, researchers announced Thursday.

  • georgia May 10, 2018

    Military Finds Multiple Failures Led to Deadly Niger Ambush

    Multiple failures led up to the deadly Niger attack last October, but top military leaders said Thursday that none directly caused the overwhelming enemy ambush that killed four American service members and sent others fighting and running for their lives. “The direct cause of the enemy attack in Tongo Tongo is that the enemy achieved tactical surprise there and our...

  • Facebook Apr 25, 2018

    What We Know About the Toronto Van Attack Suspect

    Details have begun to emerge about Alek Minassian, who was charged Tuesday with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 of attempted murder for driving a van into a crowded sidewalk in Toronto. Here is a look at the 25-year-old suspect in one of the worst mass killings in Canada’s modern history.

  • Donald Trump Apr 25, 2018

    Trump Seems Likely to Win Travel Ban Case at Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court seemed poised Wednesday to uphold President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the U.S. by visitors from several Muslim-majority countries, a move that would hand the president a major victory on a controversial signature policy. In the court’s first full-blown consideration of a Trump order, the conservative justices who make up the court’s majority seemed unwilling to...

  • Donald Trump Apr 23, 2018

    Travel Ban Case Is Justices' First Dive Into Trump Policy

    The Supreme Court has so far had little to say about Donald Trump’s time as president, even as the nation has moved from one Trump controversy to another. That’s about to change. The justices’ first deep dive into a Trump administration policy comes in a dispute over the third and latest version of the administration’s ban on travel from some...

  • head Mar 26, 2018

    UN Food Agency Boss Warns of Migrant Crisis Triggered by ISIS' Spread to Africa

    The head of the United Nations food agency warned Monday that the relocation of Islamic State group members from the Middle East to Africa could trigger a massive new European migrant crisis. David Beasley, executive director of the World Food Program, said many of the militants who fled Syria amid the collapse of the Islamic State group’s self-described caliphate had...

  • China Mar 20, 2018

    World's Last Male Northern White Rhino, Sudan, Dies

    The world’s last male northern white rhino, Sudan, has died after “age-related complications,” researchers announced Tuesday, saying he “stole the heart of many with his dignity and strength.” A statement from the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya said the 45-year-old rhino was euthanized on Monday after his condition “worsened significantly” and he was no longer able to stand. His muscles...

  • China Mar 6, 2018

    ‘A Race Against Time': Scientists Hope to Save Northern White Rhino From Extinction

    As the health of the world’s last male northern white rhino declines in Kenya, a global team of scientists and conservationists is pushing ahead with an ambitious effort to save the subspecies from extinction with the help of the two surviving females. Participants in the project to create northern white rhino embryos through in vitro fertilization say its success depends...

  • georgia Mar 6, 2018

    Deadly Niger Mission Lacked Proper Approval, Probe Finds

    A military investigation into the Niger attack that killed four American service members concludes the team didn’t get required senior command approval for their risky mission to capture a high-level Islamic State militant, several U.S. officials familiar with the report said. It doesn’t point to that failure as a cause of the deadly ambush. Initial information suggested the Army Special...

  • China Mar 19, 2018

    Health of World's Last Male Northern White Rhino in Decline

    The health of the world’s last male northern white rhino has deteriorated, bringing the rhino subspecies a step closer to extinction caused by poaching. The 45-year-old rhino named Sudan, listed as “The Most Eligible Bachelor in the World” on the Tinder dating app last year as a fundraiser, lives with the last two female northern white rhinos. Kenya’s Ol Pejeta...

  • Donald Trump Mar 19, 2018

    Appeals Court Declares Trump Travel Ban Unconstitutional

    A federal appeals court has found that President Donald Trump’s latest ban on travelers from six largely Muslim countries is unconstitutional. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Thursday that it examined statements made by Trump and other administration officials, as well as the ban itself, and concluded it is “unconstitutionally tainted with animus toward Islam.” The court upheld...

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