Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter
Connect your Digital Journal account with Facebook or Twitter to use this feature.

US News

Planet marks hottest September since 1880: US

Washington - Last month was the hottest September for globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces since record-keeping began in 1880, the US government said on Monday.

Resolving to make Kobani Islamic State's Stalingrad

The Stalingrad analogy is a suitable one for the present situation in the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani. One hopes that Kobani does prove to be the Stalingrad of Islamic State.

Attack at Baghdad Shiite mosque kills at least 11

Baghdad - A suicide bomber detonated explosives Monday outside a Shiite mosque in central Baghdad, killing at least 11 people in the second such attack in the capital in 24 hours, officials said.

Kerry in Southeast Asia seeking support against IS group

Jakarta - US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday visited Indonesia, home to the world's biggest Muslim population, to press Southeast Asian nations to step up efforts in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) group.

Kurds hail US arms drop as Turkey boosts Kobane battle

Yildiz - Kurds battling jihadists for the Syrian border town of Kobane welcomed a first US airdrop of weapons Monday as neighbouring Turkey said it will help Iraqi Kurds to join the fight.

Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars

Washington - A comet the size of a small mountain and about as solid as a pile of talcum powder whizzed past Mars, dazzling space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter.

Iraq PM to visit Iran for talks on fight against IS

Baghdad - Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi is to visit Iran on Monday for talks on Baghdad's battle against the Islamic State group, which holds swathes of the country, his office said.

Bermuda 'takes a licking' but spared the worst from Gonzalo

Hamilton - Bermuda residents spoke of their relief and began a major clear-up after Hurricane Gonzalo spared the Atlantic archipelago from catastrophic damage, despite scoring a direct hit.

U.S., China in 'candid exchanges' ahead of Obama trip

Washington - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and a top Chinese official had "candid exchanges" over several contentious issues dogging relations between Washington and Beijing, an American diplomat said.

Sea Shepherd founder eyes return as new ship launched

Marina Del Rey - Conservation group Sea Shepherd launch a new ship named after award-winning actor Martin Sheen as its exiled founder said he hopes to return to the US next year.

Kurds thwart new jihadist bid to cut off Syria town

Yildiz - Kurdish forces in the Syrian town of Kobane repulsed a new attempt by Islamic State fighters to cut off the border with Turkey as troops battled the jihadists in neighbouring Iraq.

Op-Ed: Realpolitik continues to permeate Washington's Syria policy

One of the primary reasons that the U.S. administration is prioritizing Iraq in its campaign against Islamic State (IS) is because a form of realpolitik still largely dominates its policy towards the Syria situation.

Spain to train Iraqi troops to fight Islamic State

Washington - Spain will begin training Iraqi forces later this year to battle Islamic State fighters but has ruled out taking part in ground operations in Syria, officials said Saturday.

Kurds thwart new jihadist bid to cut off Syria town

Yildiz - Kurdish forces in the Syrian town of Kobane repulsed a new attempt by Islamic State fighters to cut off the border with Turkey Saturday as troops battled the jihadists in neighbouring Iraq.

Hurricane Gonzalo spares Bermuda the worst

Hamilton - Bermuda residents breathed a collective sigh of relief Saturday after Hurricane Gonzalo appeared to have spared the Atlantic archipelago from catastrophic damage.

Relatives of British IS victims urge unity against hatred

London - Relatives of two Britons murdered by Islamic State (IS) militants urged people of all faiths to come together to fight the hatred espoused by the group, ahead of a memorial service for one of the men on Saturday.

Bermuda gears up for dangerous Hurricane Gonzalo

Hamilton - The resort island chain of Bermuda braced Friday for a hit from Hurricane Gonzalo, forecast to produce flooding, strong winds and a life-threatening storm surge.The capital Hamilton was eerily quiet as people retreated to the safety of their homes.

U.S. planes, Iraqi ground forces battle IS jihadists

Yildiz - U.S.-led warplanes pummelled Islamic State fighters in Syria Friday as Iraqi forces fought the jihadists west of Baghdad, with the US military reiterating that Iraq is its top priority.

Kurds hold out in Syria's Kobane one month into IS assault

Yildiz - Kurdish fighters backed by a flurry of US-led air strikes were still holding out Thursday against jihadists in Kobane, as an Islamic State offensive on the Syrian border town entered its second month.

Bermuda braces for 'dangerous hurricane' Gonzalo

Miami - Hurricane Gonzalo gained strength in the Atlantic on Thursday as it barreled toward Bermuda, which was bracing for a hit from the powerful Category Four storm.

U.S. health chiefs in hot seat over flawed Ebola response

Washington - Top U.S. health officials braced for a grilling Thursday by lawmakers infuriated over the nation's fumbling response to the Ebola outbreak, as the Obama administration scrambles to contain the disease's spread.

Russia denies agreement to share intel on IS militants 

Moscow - Moscow on Thursday denied a US assertion that it had agreed to ramp up intelligence-sharing with Washington over the Islamic State group, saying it would provide no such help without UN Secuity Council approval.

Victim's family demand jail for U.S. Marine in Philippines murder

Manila - Relatives of a transgender Filipino allegedly murdered by a U.S. Marine angrily demanded Thursday that the accused be thrown in a Philippine prison.

Kurds hold out in Syria's Kobane one month into IS assault

Yildiz - Kurdish fighters backed by a flurry of US-led air strikes were still holding out Thursday against jihadists in Kobane, as an Islamic State offensive on the Syrian border town entered its second month.

Kerry's plane grounded again

Vienna - Globe-trotting top US diplomat John Kerry was left hoofing it back on a commercial flight from Vienna Thursday, after his ageing Air Force plane broke down for the fourth time this year.

Putin accuses Obama of hostility, meddling

Moscow - President Vladimir Putin accused US counterpart Barack Obama of a hostile attitude towards Russia, warning against "attempts to blackmail" Moscow.

U.S.-led strikes kill 'several hundred' as Iraq, Kurds battle IS

Washington - U.S.-led air strikes on a Syrian border town killed "several hundred" Islamic State fighters but it may still fall, officials warned Wednesday, acknowledging significant jihadist gains in Iraq and Syria.

IS group has made 'substantial gains' in Iraq: US 

Washington - Islamic State jihadists have made important advances in Iraq despite US-led air strikes, Washington's envoy to the US-led coalition fighting the group warned Wednesday.

Man with Google Glass had 'Internet addiction disorder'

Paris - A 31-year-old American was treated for addiction after wearing Google Glass for up to 18 hours a day and even experienced dreams as if looking through the device, doctors said.

Battles rage to hold back Islamic State as Obama consults leaders

Yildiz - Kurdish and Iraqi forces fought to hold back advancing jihadists on the Syria-Turkey border and near Baghdad on Wednesday as Washington pushed to rally its allies against the Islamic State group.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 200 Next»

Set up a news alert for

US


US Image

Scale of Justice.
Scale of Justice.
public-domain-image.com
image:69794:1::0
First Lady Michelle Obama  wife of U.S. President Barack Obama  holds up a sign Wednesday bearing th...
First Lady Michelle Obama, wife of U.S. President Barack Obama, holds up a sign Wednesday bearing the Twitter hashtag "#bringbackourgirls" in support of the victims of last week's kidnapping at a girls school in Chibok, Nigeria.
Office of the First Lady/Wikimedia Commons
image:188402:3::0
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima)
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima)
image:123510:1::0
US and South African soldiers from SA Armour Formation stand in front of a South Africn Olifant Mk1a...
US and South African soldiers from SA Armour Formation stand in front of a South Africn Olifant Mk1a tank.
US Army Africa
image:65529:0::0
Temple Mount and Western Wall during Shabbat
Temple Mount and Western Wall during Shabbat
David Shankbone
image:71240:0::0
US Defence Secretary Robert Gates.
US Defence Secretary Robert Gates.
flickr/eschipul
image:70638:0::0
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima)
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima)
image:123510:1::0
Franklin Delano Roosevelt signing the Social Security Act of 1935.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt signing the Social Security Act of 1935.
Social Security Administration
image:74926:0::0
NIGHT VIEW: Photo shows Independence Square in Kiev  Ukraine s capital  at night in 2011.
NIGHT VIEW: Photo shows Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine's capital, at night in 2011.
Podluzhnaya/Wikimedia Commons
image:185589:0::0
A picture of Calgary in the evening.
A picture of Calgary in the evening.
naserke, Flickr
image:100453:0::0
US Navy SEALS in familiar environment.
US Navy SEALS in familiar environment.
wikipedia
image:105209:0::0
A U.S. Navy SEAL team member provides cover for his teammates while advancing on a suspected locatio...
A U.S. Navy SEAL team member provides cover for his teammates while advancing on a suspected location of al Qaida and Taliban forces.
U.S. Navy
image:120139:0::0
A meeting between China and the United States to discuss antitrust practices. China has started rese...
A meeting between China and the United States to discuss antitrust practices. China has started researching the subject even further with recent events.
Lonnie Tague for the Department of Justice
image:193781:0::0
The US Army Medal of Honor
The US Army Medal of Honor
Wikimedia Commons
image:91194:0::0
The biggest arms dealer is the US. For 2009  the United States signed arms deals worth $22.6 billion...
The biggest arms dealer is the US. For 2009, the United States signed arms deals worth $22.6 billion ― a dominating 39 percent of the worldwide market. Even so, that sales figure was down from $38.1 billion in 2008.
US Army
image:76431:0::0
US First Lady  Michelle Obama
US First Lady, Michelle Obama
Be the Change/flickr
image:89846:1::0
Book cover of  Crazy Like Us - the globalization of the American Psyche   by Ethan Watters
Book cover of "Crazy Like Us - the globalization of the American Psyche," by Ethan Watters
image:77710:0::0
A U.S. Army Soldier of Company A  1st Battalion  30th Infantry Regiment moves down a flight of stair...
A U.S. Army Soldier of Company A, 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment moves down a flight of stairs in a suspected insurgent safehouse during a 2007 air assault operation in Arab Jabour, Iraq.
U.S. Dept. of Defense
image:120140:0::0
Canadian activist Maude Barlow addressing crowd
Canadian activist Maude Barlow addressing crowd
Photo Credit: Shadia Fayne Wood, Washington DC
image:100516:1::0
Bluefin tuna tested for cesium levels from Fukushima.
Bluefin tuna tested for cesium levels from Fukushima.
Video screen capture
image:116120:0::0

Corporate

Help & Support

News Links

copyright © 2014 digitaljournal.com   |   powered by dell servers