International

(Washington, DC) -- Congressional leaders are up to date on the situation in Iraq after meeting with President Obama on Wednesday. Senator John McCain says if the U.S. works to stabilize Iraq, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has to hold up his end of the deal. Senator McCain also...
(Austin, TX) -- Texas is planning a law enforcement "surge" on the border with Mexico. Governor Rick Perry and other top leaders told the Department of Public Safety Wednesday they were to use any funds given to the agency to help deal with the influx of illegal immigrants in...
(Undated) -- Four Taliban militants attacked a NATO post in eastern Afghanistan today and destroyed dozens of alliance trucks and supplies. The insurgents died in a gun battle with police at the compound near the Afghan-Pakistani border. A spokesman for the provincial governor...
(Undated) -- Iraqi troops are battling Sunni militants for control of the country's biggest oil refinery. Up to 300 workers were evacuated from the sprawling oil complex early this morning, but others are trapped inside. Video broadcast by the Al-Arabiya network showed smoke...
(Madrid) -- Spain has a new king. King Juan Carlos ended his 39-year reign at midnight and, with the stroke of a pen, his son Felipe became Spain's monarch this morning. Juan Carlos signed his abdication into law, as he said he would last month. King Felipe the Sixth will swear...
(Undated) -- Argentina's government says it will be impossible for the country to make a June 30th payment on the nation's debt. Wednesday's announcement makes default a strong possibility. The government said a court decision in the U.S. earlier yesterday raised pressure on the...
(Washington, DC) -- Vice President Joe Biden is discussing the Sunni insurgency in Iraq with key Iraqi leaders. The White House says Biden spoke by phone Wednesday with Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. Biden spoke separately with an Iraqi Sunni leader and also the president...
(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Jay Carney says President Obama is still weighing options on Iraq. Carney said today that sending U.S. combat troops back into Iraq is the only option that is not currently on the table. He suggested that the possibility of U.S...
(Undated) -- The man being held for engineering the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi is reportedly giving interrogators a "history lesson" on the terror group Ansar al-Sharia. Senior U.S. officials tell Fox News Ahmed Abu Khatallah is being held on the warship USS...