A majority of U.S. military service members will receive a 1 percent pay raise in their basic pay beginning in January 2015, the Pentagon announced on Monday.
Chinese officials are discussing a law that would clamp down on the activities of foreign-funded organizations, Reuters reports. If passed, the new policy would further suppress dissent in the country.
The Pentagon has announced that up to 1,300 U.S. troops would be sent to Iraq in the New Year, despite promises by President Barack Obama that there would be “no boots on the ground” in Iraq or Syria.
Russian authorities ordered Facebook to shut down an event page created by supporters of Vladimir Putin’s biggest rival Alexei Navalny.
Former President George W. Bush dressed in a Santa suit to visit a Dallas children’s hospital and hand out toys to patients who have to spend the holiday in the hospital, the Daily Mail reports.
PARIS (Reuters) – French police on Saturday shot dead a man shouting “Allahu Akbar” (“God is the greatest”) who stabbed and wounded three officers in a police station, authorities said.
Four more detainees held at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility were released from the prison and sent to Afghanistan, according to an announcement made by the Pentagon on Saturday.
Iranian-American human rights activist and journalist Lisa Daftari blasted the Beverly Hills Hotel last week while accepting an award at a gala being hosted in the controversial hotel owned by the Sultan of Brunei, who has come under fierce criticism for imposing Sharia law in his country and oppressing women.
For decades the Russians have been launching guns and ammo into space. Now, America has finally caught up in this important race.
Five more soldiers have died in Ukraine as another round of peace talks were delayed, Reuters reports.
Hillary Clinton was the main architect of the deal reached with Cuba and her advocacy towards opening a new relationship with the Castro regime began almost immediately when she became secretary of state, according to a report from Bloomberg’s Josh Rogin.
In response to Sony’s refusal to release The Interview over threats of violence from hackers believed to be angry over the comedy’s plot involving the assassination of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un several theaters said they would screen Team America: World Police instead. However, Paramount won’t allow their North Korean dictator assassination comedy to be screened either.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A White House spokesman on Thursday declined to rule out an eventual visit to the White House by Cuban President Raul Castro a day after President Barack Obama announced plans to normalize U.S. relations with Havana.
Andrea Catsimatidis filed for divorce from her husband of three years on Wednesday, as a picture of her in the grasp of former President Bill Clinton went viral, according to the New York Post.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas should be removed from the European Union’s terrorist list, an EU court ruled on Wednesday, saying the decision to include it was based on media reports not considered analysis.
In a statement released by the U.S. Department of State Wednesday, the Director of National Intelligence detailed the heroic actions of a “Cuban individual” who aided the Defense Intelligence Agency in disrupting a number of Cuban intelligence operatives in the United States.