Hard crash-landing may have wrecked Europe's Mars probe
Scientists say Europe's experimental Mars probe has hit the right spot but may have been destroyed in a fiery ball of rocket fuel because it was traveling too fast. Pictures taken by a NASA satellite show ...
IS assault on Iraq's Kirkuk ends after 24-hour battle
A massive Islamic State assault on targets in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk came to an end Saturday after a day and night of heavy clashes, as Iraqi forces launched a new advance southeast ...
Clinton TV ad hits Trump hard; he promises an all-out effort
CLEVELAND (AP) ? Hillary Clinton has unveiled an emotional television ad criticizing Donald Trump that features the parents of a slain Muslim American Army captain. Trump is assuring supporters he will have no regrets if he loses the presidential election because he is going all out in the final weeks of the campaign.
India launches phone app to monitor New Delhi's pollutionThe Indian capital, laboring under the label of being the world's most polluted city, is trying something new to help clean up its air. A smartphone application that allows citizens to report the presence ...
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U.S Defense Secretary Carter arrives in IraqU.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Iraq Saturday to meet with his commanders and assess the progress in the opening days of the operation to retake the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State ...
The Latest: Iraqi army launches new push on town near Mosul
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) ? The Latest on developments in Iraq where Iraqi forces and their allies launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city from the Islamic State group (all times local):
Suspicious envelope found at Clinton campaign office: police
An envelope containing a white powdery substance was sent to one of White House hopeful Hillary Clinton's campaign offices in New York, though police initially ruled out any danger. The envelope was first delivered to Clinton's offices in Manhattan, where campaign workers then transferred it to her Brooklyn headquarters, New York Police Department Lieutenant Thomas Antonetti told AFP. "The preliminary investigation determined that it was negative in terms of containing a hazardous substance," he added, noting the Department of Health was conducting further evaluation to determine the nature of the substance.
Montana judge sparks outrage with no prison time for incestHELENA, Mont. (AP) ? A judge's decision not to order prison time for a Montana man who raped his 12-year-old daughter has sparked outrage from afar and calls closer to home to toughen the state's law, which allows such lenience in certain circumstances.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrives in Iraq to assess progress of the operation to retake Mosul from IS militantsBAGHDAD (AP) ? U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrives in Iraq to assess progress of the operation to retake Mosul from IS militants.