International

(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the U.S. is at war. In his daily briefing, Earnest noted that no U.S. combat forces are being committed to the war with ISIS in Iraq and Syria. In his address to the nation Wednesday night, President Obama pledged to...
(Toronto, Canada) -- Controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is ending his run for re-election due to health issues, but a Ford may still become mayor. Just prior to the 2 p.m. Eastern deadline today, Rob Ford's brother and Toronto City Councillor Doug Ford, replaced him on the...
(Undated) -- Secretary of State John Kerry visits Turkey today as the U.S. tries to build a coalition to fight ISIS. Kerry arrives in Ankara after both Turkey and Germany rejected any combat role against ISIS militants in the Middle East. A senior Turkish government official...
(Washington, DC) -- The Obama administration is optimistic about putting together a broad international coalition to degrade and ultimately destroy the militant Islamist group ISIS. Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said help can take a variety of forms, ranging from...
(Undated) -- A U.S. Navy pilot is missing after two F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets collided over the western Pacific today. Rescue crews found one pilot and he's back on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Carl Vinson. The Navy says a cruiser, a destroyer, and helicopters are searching for...
(Pretoria) -- It will be another month until South African track star Oscar Pistorius is sentenced for the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The judge set a sentencing date of October 13th for Pistorius. The judge decided to continue the bail of the Paralympic...
(Undated) -- Germany won't make any airstrikes against ISIS militants. An aide to Chancellor Angela Merkel says the German government is concerned about stabilizing the Middle East, but that Merkel is ruling out participation in military airstrikes.
(Barcelona, Spain) -- USA Basketball is headed to the gold medal game of the FIBA World Cup. Team USA head coach Mike Krzyzewski says Kyrie Irving played a major role in their 96-68 win over Lithuania in Thursday's semifinal in Spain. The U.S. will play either France or Serbia...
(Pretoria) -- South African sprinter Oscar PIstorius could be headed to prison for culpable homicide. That is how a judge ruled this morning in the high-profile case against Pistorius for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The judge said yesterday the state...