International

(Damascus) -- Syria is warning against foreign intervention after President Obama said the U.S. is ready to begin airstrikes against ISIS militants there. A Syrian government minister said yesterday the airstrikes would be "an act of aggression" without prior approval from...
(Omaha, NE) -- An American doctor who contracted Ebola is doing better after receiving a blood transfusion from another doctor who recovered from the often deadly virus. Doctor Kent Brantly, who was treated and cured in an Atlanta hospital last month, donated his blood to Dr...
(Undated) -- The World Health Organization says the number of new Ebola cases is rising too fast for authorities to keep up with them. WHO is making a new plea for health workers from around the world to come to West Africa to help. More than 24-hundred people have died as the...
(Pretoria) -- A judge finds South African Paralympian Oscar PIstorius guilty of culpable homicide in the death of his girlfriend. The judge said yesterday the state had not proved that Pistorius was guilty of premeditated murder. However, she indicated he was negligent in firing...
(Undated) -- The European Union is ramping up the pressure on Russia. The EU 's latest layer of economic sanctions are now in effect. New sanctions target Russia's major oil companies, defense firms and state-owned banks, which are now denied access to finance in crucial...
(Toronto, Canada) -- The doctor of Toronto mayor Rob Ford says they're "in a holding pattern" when it comes to treating his abdominal tumor. After getting admitted to Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto yesterday, Ford has had a biopsy and scans on both his abdomen and chest. The...
(Sydney) -- Producers are pulling the plug on next month's inaugural iHeartRadio music festival in Australia. They announced Thursday that the event, scheduled to take place October 18th at a stadium in Sydney, has been cancelled after an unnamed headlining act failed to come...
(Undated) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is winning promises of support from Persian Gulf states in the fight against ISIS. Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia Thursday to gather support for the U.S.-led campaign against the militants. Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and others declared...
(Washington, DC) -- Russia faces new sanctions by the U.S. and allies for its incursions in Ukraine. In a statement, President Obama vows to deepen and broaden sanctions in Russia's financial, energy and defense sectors. He says there is no conclusive evidence that Russia has...